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Announcements for Jan. 8, 2018


Tuesday, January 09, 2018
WebsterGive input to hazard plan

Webster is updating its quinquennial Hazard Mitigation Plan. The committee will meet Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Webster Town Office to continue work on the draft document. Residents are welcome to attend and share their insights. For more information, visit webster-nh.gov or contact Leslie Palmer at 648-2272 or lpalmer@webster-nh.gov.

MeredithMeet Democratic candidates for D1

On Wednesday, the Belknap County Democrats will present a round table forum with the six Democratic candidates for N.H. Congressional District 1, the seat currently held by Carol Shea-Porter. The forum will take place at the Meredith Community Center at One Circle Drive in Meredith, with refreshments at 5:30 p.m. and the forum from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be six tables for the public, and the candidates will rotate from table to table, each having 10-minute conversations.

The candidates are: Mark MacKenzie, Mindi Messmer, Terence O’Rourke, Chris Pappas, Lincoln Soldati and Maura Sullivan .

The public is invited to meet the candidates and join the Belknap County Democrats at this round table discussion.

HoldernessRetired educators to meet and chat

The Lakes Region Retired Educators’ Association’s Meeting is scheduled for Jan. 16 at Walter’s Basin in Holderness.

Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. They will gather at 11 a.m. for the meeting followed by a lunch at noon. The cost will be $20, which includes tax and tip. Your phone captain will be contacting you soon, as reservations are due by Wednesday. You may also make a reservation by calling Eileen Shaw or Jan Panagoulis. Any retired educator who is not a member is welcome to attend. Please call to make a reservation. About 1 p.m., there will be a book exchange and a raffle of homemade items, gift certificates and more. Please let your phone captain know if you will be donating an item for the raffle.

HopkintonLearn to play cribbage

There will be opportunities to learn to play cribbage at the Slusser Center on Tuesday and Jan. 16, 23 and 30 from noon to 1 p.m. You can stay to play after from 1 to 3:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend.

ConcordChristmas tree curbside pickup

Beginning Monday, Concord residents with curbside trash and recycling collection can place Christmas trees outside for disposal on their collection day before 7 a.m. All lights, ornaments and other decorations must be removed. There will be separate trucks collecting trees and trash, so they many not be picked up at the same time. Tree collection will run through Jan. 19. Trees can also be brought to the transfer station during regular hours.