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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-27-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By Bear Islander
A few years ago we did a survey of where Bear...

A few years ago we did a survey of where Bear Island residents got their insurance. Some carriers will keep you on if you are grandfathered. Some will take you if you bundle with other insurance....
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,521
Posted By Bear Islander
The confusion here is the often repeated, but...

The confusion here is the often repeated, but false claim, that NH has no income tax.

There is 5% tax on dividends and interest income over $2,400 ($4,800 for a couple).
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-20-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 17,895
Posted By Bear Islander
When I see people not wearing a mask I wonder......

When I see people not wearing a mask I wonder... Do they not have a doctor? Do they ignore their doctor?

During a recent check up I asked my doctor what I should do about Covid. His answer "wear a...
Forum: Area WebCAMs 04-19-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bear Islander
Absolutely intentional !

Absolutely intentional !
Forum: Area WebCAMs 04-18-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bear Islander
Atlantic Broadband, in their infant wisdom,...

Atlantic Broadband, in their infant wisdom, decided to change my static IP address. Apparently they had a block of numbers taken away from them. I had to wait until I could get to the island and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,096
Posted By Bear Islander
Starting March 4, Atlantic Broadband is migrating...

Starting March 4, Atlantic Broadband is migrating to new IP addresses. According to them my static IP will change sometime in the next week.

So I guess it's not really static, is it.

I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,630
Posted By Bear Islander
A few years ago I watched two men add a new pole...

A few years ago I watched two men add a new pole near the Mail Dock.

They pulled the pole over behind their boat. Dug a hole with hand tools. Erected the pole with wood pikes and a rope. Leveled...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,630
Posted By Bear Islander
Island Services has an air boat, and they have...

Island Services has an air boat, and they have assisted the utilities many times over the years. Obviously they will want to be paid for that assistance.

We should all call NHEC and suggest they...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,630
Posted By Bear Islander
The NHEC should realize it is 2021. There are...

The NHEC should realize it is 2021. There are several air boats available, two of them at Shep's, that can transport them to the islands in any ice conditions.
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,630
Posted By Bear Islander
Power out on Bear, possibly Pine and others

Power went out on Bear Island at 10:47 AM Tuesday. From the outage map it looks like Pine and the islands near the south end of Bear are out as well.

NHEC has posted the following.

"Due to NHEC...
Forum: Boating 02-08-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,304
Posted By Bear Islander
Less ... Is that just your opinion, or do...

Less ...

Is that just your opinion, or do you have something to back it up.

"Riparian right, in property law, doctrine pertaining to properties adjacent to a waterway that (a) governs the use...
Forum: Boating 02-08-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,304
Posted By Bear Islander
Sorry, but you are wrong. Waterfront...

Sorry, but you are wrong.

Waterfront property owners have Riparian Rights and common law rights to the waters adjacent to their property. This is a complex legal subject. The often claimed idea...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-17-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,863
Posted By Bear Islander
The little red button is a thermal circuit...

The little red button is a thermal circuit breaker. It "pops" when there is to much current going to the motor or when the breaker itself is bad. Either the motor is bad, something is jamming the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-08-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,885
Posted By Bear Islander
Not only the impeller can get worn down but also...

Not only the impeller can get worn down but also the jet nozzle. After about twenty years of service my plastic nozzle was seriously worn. A rebuilt kit comes with impeller, nozzle, gaskets and seals.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-07-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,885
Posted By Bear Islander
My pump was increasing unable to get to full...

My pump was increasing unable to get to full pressure causing me to adjust the turn off pressure downward. Also running longer. I purchased the pump rebuild kit for my model for a fraction of the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,736
Posted By Bear Islander
If you read the RSA carefully you will see it...

If you read the RSA carefully you will see it only applies if the neighbor is unable to access the ice.

Causing open water in one part of your property is not a violation if you can access the ice...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 07-29-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By Bear Islander
Some people want to get life and death medical...

Some people want to get life and death medical info from the likes of Breitbart News and Alex Jones. Then they ignore the advice of Dr. Fauci.

I guess in the long run Darwin will sort it out.
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,075
Posted By Bear Islander
Sophie C. is not ready yet. The Mount and Doris...

Sophie C. is not ready yet. The Mount and Doris have needed modification to make them Covid compliant. Also there is a railway in Center Harbor. It pulls the Mount out of the water every few years...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,075
Posted By Bear Islander
Mail Boat

The Covid compliant Doris E. began mail deliveries to the islands today. Social distancing passengers on board.

The bad news. . . no ice cream. Yet
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-04-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By Bear Islander
I am a NH Master Electrician. All you need to do...

I am a NH Master Electrician. All you need to do is hire an electrician to do the upgrade. The electrician will replace the panel, wiring and meter socket. He (or she) will temporarily connect the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-18-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,430
Posted By Bear Islander
I don't understand why people leave the heat on...

I don't understand why people leave the heat on in a house that will be unused all winter. You will probably pay 60% to 70% of you regular winter heat bill. That is thousands of dollars. Plus you...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-16-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,177
Posted By Bear Islander
Our town prohibits unregistered vehicles from...

Our town prohibits unregistered vehicles from that are visible from the street. So if the trailer is registered you are ok.
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-13-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,285
Posted By Bear Islander
This doctor is NOT in agreement with your...

This doctor is NOT in agreement with your position. His position is that lockdown for a whole year would be catastrophic. I think we all agree with that. Here is another quote from the same article....
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-13-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,285
Posted By Bear Islander
So it seems the argument is that the shut down is...

So it seems the argument is that the shut down is an over reaction.

These people have it wrong

President Trump
The Governor of New Hampshire
CDC
All Democratic Leaders
Almost all Republican...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-11-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,563
Posted By Bear Islander
I guess we process posts on this forum...

I guess we process posts on this forum differently. My post stayed in your memory for seven years! Your posts leave my brain in less that seven minutes.
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