Archive for February, 2013

Library Trustees Pursuing Furnace Replacement Cost Estimates

HAMPSTEAD – The Library Trustees have start- ed researching options and costs of furnace replacement for the library. The building has two sets of two furnaces, one newer than the other. The decision was made to look at several replacement options. Option one would be to replace the older set of furnaces. Option two would […]


Sandown Considers Seeking Moose Plate Grant for Depot

SANDOWN – The board of selectmen gave its support to office assistant Paula Gulla to move forward with an application for a Moose Plate grant for improvements to the Sandown His- torical Society’s Train Depot Museum. What the grant money will be sought for has yet to be determined. On Monday, Feb. 25, Gulla explained the […]

Homeowners Offered Tips to Lessen Stormwater Runoff

SANDOWN – While stormwater runoff and the erosion and pollution it can cause might seem like a problem solely in the domain of big cities or box store parking lots, Sandown residents had a chance last week to learn how they can do their own small part to mitigate its effects on their prop- erties […]

Police Station Open House March 2

HAMPSTEAD – The Police Building Committee has finalized its plans for the Police Station Open House and erection of signs in favor of Warrant Article 5, which would authorize the funding to build a new police station. Lawn signs will be put out by March 2. Police Chief Joe Beau- doin said his men are […]

New Federal Regulations Expected on Stormwater Runoff

SANDOWN – As an ad- dendum to a meeting last week where residents learned about ways they can help reduce stormwater runoff on their properties (see related story page 7), planning board chair and conservation commission mem- ber Mark Traeger took time to explain how the federal government is tightening up regulations on runoff. Over […]


Candidates Express Pride in Town as They Seek Election

HAMPSTEAD – The candidates up for election March 12 for positions on the School Board and the Town for the most part cite wanting to give back to their commu- nity as a motivating factor for seeking office. Many expressed pride in Hampstead as a community and spoke glowingly about what it has to offer […]

Sandown Candidates Seek Residents’ Votes on March 12

SANDOWN – Incum- bent Brenda Copp and new- comer William “Terry” Treanor are seeking two three year seats on the Board of Selectmen in the March 12 election. Copp said she thought it would be a hard decision whether to run again, but “as soon as I really thought about it, I realized it was […]