Suncook Valley town crier for June 13, 2021

Published: 6/13/2021 5:19:55 PM
ALLENSTOWNChecklist supervisorto host session

■Allenstown’s Supervisor of the Checklist will hold a public session on June 15 at 6 p.m. at the Allenstown Town Hall at 16 School St., for people who have received letters of being taken off the voters check list. Please come in and re-register and bring your ID and proof of residence. For more information, call 485-4276, ext. 116

■The Allenstown Board of Selectmen will meet Monday, at 6 p.m. at the Old Allenstown Meeting House, 150 Deerfield Road.

■St. John the Baptist parishioners are invited to join in a Surprise drive-by parade for the Boys of Pine Haven on their last day of school-graduation event. They will be lining up between 1:30 and 1:45 p.m. at the new St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery on River Road. You can decorate your car if you wish to. Any questions, contact Sally at 724-1862.

CLAUDETTE VERVILLE

485-4437

cverville2@comcast.net

CHICHESTERPoker Run

■Chichester Road Advisory Committee will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Highway Shed on Bear Hill Road.

■Board Of Selectmen will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

■Chichester School Board will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the school.

■The Heritage Commission will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the historical society.

■Chichester SAU 53 is seeking an assistant business administrator. Contact Amber at awheeler@sau53.org for details.

■Chichester Central School last day of school will be Thursday. The last day for staff will be Friday.

■Chichester Trustee Of Trust Funds will meet Friday at 9 a.m. at town hall.

■Chichester seventh- and eighth-grade DARE graduation ceremony is Tuesday. COntact the school for details.

■Chichester fourth-grade will be taking a school trip to the Squam Lake Science Center on Tuesday.

■Sally Kelly of Chichester is a strong support of the Pine Haven Boys Center. Sally is organizing a surprise parade for the boys graduation on Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery at 133 River Road, Allenstown. Unfortunately ,parents and friends are unable to join in the graduatioN. The 2020 parade was such a big hit with the boys, so Sally wants to double the vehicles this year. Contact Sally at 798-5806 if you can help.

■Chichester Live And Let Live Farm will be benefiting from a poker run sponsored by the 4 Lo Crawlers Jeep Club today at 9 a.m. CONTACT THE 4 Lo Crawlers or Live And Let Live for details.

■The Chichester Central School eighth-grade graduation will be held on Thursday. Attendance is limited. Contact the school for details.

■The Chichester Tball players will be at the Carpenter Park on Saturday at 9 a.m. FOR A GAME. THE ROOKIES WILL PLAY AT THE PARK AT 11 a.m.

■LOW-COST PET VACCINATION/MICROCHIP IS AVAILABLE FOR CHICHESTER RESIDENTS on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Concord SPCA. REGISTER ONLINE AT POPEMEMORIALSPCA.ORG OR CALL 856-8756.

■SYMPATHY IS EXTENDED TO CHICHESTER POLICE OFFICER PHILIP ARNONE, HIS WIFE MORGAN AND FAMILY ON THE PASSING AWAY OF HIS MOTHER, BARBARA ARNONE.

■Chichester Fire Department ISSUED A REMINDER ON PREVENTING OUTDOOR FIRES. KEEP YOUR FIRE PITS, PERSONAL FIRE PLACES AND TORCHES AS LEAST 10 FEET FROM YOUR HOME OR ANYTHING THAT CAN BURN. BURN PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ANY OUTSIDE BURNING EVEN WHILE RAINING FOR SEASONAL COOKING OR CAMPFIRE, BRUSH, CHIMNEY OR OUTSIDE FIREPLACE, OR BURNING RING. FIRE PERMITS ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR CHARCOAL OR GAS GRILLS LOCATED OFF THE GROUND.

■Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop HAS SUMMER DECOARATIONS. YOU WILL FIND SHELLS, BEACH AND LAKE DECORATIONS. SUMMER CLOTHES FOR ALL AGES ARE AVAILABLE.

■The Chichester Old Home Day Committee will meet Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Park. Volunteers are needed to make the annual August event a success. Visit Chichester Old Home Days on Facebook to learn more.

■The Chichester Fire Department provides emergency services for residents and business. The department also provides mutual aid to various towns. The department recently conducted an annual pump tests on their apparatus. This ensures trucks meet the national Fire Protection Association standands and also identifies any problems requiring attention. This test also is used to help with the insurance services ratings. The department offers ongoing training to members to keep us safe.

■New Hampshire law requires that Supervisors Of The Checklist verify the Checklist every 10 years. Any person on the Checklist who has not voted in the past 4 years must reregister to remain on the Checklist.

■On June 23 from 10 to 10:30 a.m., the Supervisor will meet at the Town Hall to accept new voter registrations, accepting requests for the correction of the Checklist and change of political party affiliation. applicants should bring photo id and proof of residency. An updated Checklist is posted in the town office lobby as well as in the library.

■Kendra Jarvis of Chichester is  associated with the Concord YMCA as a personal and w  ellness trainer. Recently, Concord YMCA expan ded its services through out the    state and will be known as Granite YMCA. Stop in and see Kendra and see the services she can offer you.

■June is Dairy Month. Jones Dairy Farm on Pleasant Street is about 300 acres and with 100 head of holsteins. The Jones often show agricultural students from UNH the ins and outs of the trade. The farm is known for its high quality milk and dairy products with commitment to optimal care of land and cattle. Drive up Pleasant Street to see the holstens crazing on the well kept pastures. The farm is owned by Gordon and Marion Jones.

■Hope In Christ Church Chichester is offering every Monday through the summer a “Moms Meet Up” event meeting at the playground. All moms are welcome, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

■Host families are needed in Chichester for exchange students to attend PA this coming fall. Students will be coming from Sweden, Germany, Czech Republic and Finland. Contact grandmaginger15@gmail.com.

■Alan Quimby, Chichester Fire Chief, posts NH fire weather forecast daily. Check the fire forecast on the Chichester NH USA Community Group.

■June 14 is Flag Day. Show your colors. Don’t be afraid to start over. This time your not starting from scratch, your starting from experience.

EVELYN PIKE

broomtailfarm@hotmail.com

EPSOMOld Home Day vendor sign-up

■Board of Selectmen will meet on Monday at 6 p.m. at the Town Office Meeting Room, 940 Suncook Valley Highway. If you would like to view virtually contact the town office for a link or go to Epsom website and you will find a link there.

■Board of Selectmen Public Meeting will take place Monday at 6:30 p.m. The Public Hearing will be held Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Office Meeting Room, 940 Suncook Valley Highway.

■The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office will have limited hours on Thursday. The office will be open from 12 to 3 p.m., and will resume normal business hours the following day.

■The Supervisors of the Checklist will meet on Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the library to allow voters that received the 2021 Verification of Checklist letter an opportunity to re-register as required by RSA:654:39. Any person on the checklist that has not voted in the past four years must re-register to remain on the checklist. You should have received your letter if you did not vote. We will be accepting applications for new voter registrations , accepting requests for the correction of the checklist, and or change of political party affiliation. Voters may check party affiliation online: app.sos.nh.gov/Public/PollingPlaceSearch.aspx. 

■The next EYAA meeting will be held on June 23, at 7 p.m. Due to COVID, our meeting location is to be determined. Our monthly meetings are open to the public. All are welcome, and encouraged, to come and see what the organization is working on for, and in, the community. If you are interested in attending, contact eyaayouth@gmail.com.

■Mark your calendar for Epsom Old Home Weekend on August 13, 14 and 15. So many great events are planned. Looking to be a vendor? There is limited space, so contact Sonia Cormier at soniacmy31@comcast.net now! We are now collecting donations for fireworks. Contact Terry for more information on donating. There is a GoFundMe set up under Epsom Old Home Weekend at Webster Park. If you have any questions, call 848-7371

■2021 Epsom Citizen of the Year Nominations are now being accepted for Epsom Citizen of the Year. Written nominations should include the name of the nominee and short note as to why you think they should be recognized as Epsom Citizen of the Year. Nominations can be emailed to: epsomtown@metrocast.net or mailed to: Town of Epsom, P.O. Box 10, Epsom, NH 03234; you can also drop off to at the Town Office, during business hours, 940 Suncook Valley Highway, Epsom. Nominations must be received by 3 p.m. on July 9.

■Happy birthday shout out to Beth-Ann Barrett on Wednesday and Meadow Wysocki on Saturday! Enjoy your special day ladies!

TERRY RIEL

rielt397@gmail.com

PITTSFIELDNominate ’21 Citizen

■It’s time to nominate a person for Pittsfield’s Citizen of the Year! Many people deserve to be honored for their actions and their commitment to Pittsfield. Their activities benefit our town. However, only one can be selected for 2021. Please submit your nomination with a short note explaining why you think this person should be honored as Citizen of the Year for 2021. Nominations can be sent to Citizen of the Year, P.O. Box 173, Pittsfield, NH 03263. Nominations should be received by Friday

■ The American Legion will be holding a flag disposal today at 11 a.m. at 43 Tan Road. If you have a flag to be disposed of and cannot make the disposal ceremony, flags can be dropped of at BCEP.

■In remembrance of Ruth E. Strickhart, who passed away Jan. 7, there will be a memorial service June 26 at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, 24 Main St. Please join us as we celebrate the life of Ruth. Refreshments will follow in the church vestry.

■Stop in at the library to view the restored portraits of Josiah and Georgiana Carpenter. The restored portrait of Josiah Carpenter will be at eye level for viewing through June 24. Funding for the restoration project was received from the NH State Council on the Arts Conservation License Plate Program (Moose plates) and the Globe Community Fund.

■The Infant Toddler Diaper Pantry, through the First Congregational Church will be open on Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. and ask that you please call 435-7471 when you arrive in the parking lot. Clients will not be able to enter the Church at this time. Weather permitting, we will place your diapers and wipes in a bag with your name attached and place it on a table in the parking lot. If weather not permitting, we will bring product to you. Please use the parking lot off Chestnut Street.

■The FB Argue Recreation Area will open for the season on Friday at 1 p.m. Hours are Monday to Friday, 12 to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. If your child will be coming to the pool alone without an adult, parents will be asked to provide contact information. The daily admission for residents is $1 per person. A family season pass may be bought for $50. Daily admission for non-residents will be $1.50 per person. All persons entering the area will be expected to pay. Children under 5 will be admitted free with a paid adult. Use of the beach toys will be allowed this year. They will be disinfected each night. Feel free to bring your own toys with you. The concession stand will be open. Please observe social distancing when possible. We will follow state guidelines when applicable. We are planning to have some “Adult Only” mornings when adults can enjoy the area, play lawn games, swim, and socialize with other adults without the children being there. These will be Tuesday and Friday mornings to start from 10 to 12 a.m. If there is enough interest, we could also schedule some night adult times. Let your recreation commission members know if you have suggestions. Questions can be answered by calling 290-4068 or 435-7457 (during hours of operation).

■Swimming lessons will be offered at the FB Argue Rec Area again this summer. Registration will be held at the recreation area. We will run two 2-week sessions and each lesson will run for about ½-hour. If there is enough interest in a third session, we will consider running a session in August. The dates for the sessions will be as follows: Session 1 Daytime: July 5 to 16; Session 2 Nighttime: July 26 to August 6. The cost for swimming lessons for Pittsfield residents will be $15 per child per session. The cost for non-residents will be $30 per child per session.

■Pittsfield Flower Power – the beautiful hanging flower baskets are coming. Each year generous product discounts and donations to help cover the cost of the soil, fertilizer and watering buggy upkeep are received. If you would like to contribute, please make checks payable to Pittsfield Hanging Basket Flower Fund and mail to Donna Keeley, c/o Citizen Bank Flower Fund, 256 True Road, Pittsfield, 03263. Thank you for your support!

■The Greater Pittsfield Chamber of Commerce will be having its Town Wide Yard Sale on June 26 this year. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 26 and is open to folks in our member towns. There will be no entry fee (free). To register and be on the map you may text or call Louie 848-1553 or email gpccnh@hotmail. Stay tuned for more information.

■The Pittsfield Youth Workshop is hiring! PYW is looking for an active and energetic individual to help coordinate year round programming for the youth of Pittsfield. If you are interested in learning more about the Program Director position and would like more details, check out our website at pittsfieldyouthworkshop.org.

■At the Pittsfield Senior Center – They are open on a limited basis. Bingo is planned for Mondays and Thursdays at 10am. $1 to play. You can bring your own water or coffee. Cribbage is planned for Wednesdays at 10am..Both of these activities require calling the Center at 435-8482 to make reservations. Space is limited. Masks are still required and you’ll be asked to complete a signed waiver. Don’t forget – there are meals to go. Call the Center to for information – every Thursday you can pick up a hot meal or freshly made meal for “curbside pickup”. On June 21  from 11:30 to 12 p.m. there will be a drive-thru summer cookout – choice of a hot dog or hamburger with all the fixings. Please call the Center to reserve your meal.

■Happy birthday wishes to Roberta Maxfield on Monday I hope you enjoy your special day!

■Happy anniversary wishes to Cathy and Joe McHugh on Wednesday. Cheers to many more years!

ANDREA RIEL

435-6346

pittsfieldtowncrier@hotmail.com


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