SANDOWN – If only for a few weeks, the center of Sandown has a stoplight. Those traveling Main Street (Route 121A) should have noticed that they need to be aware of a traffic signal on either side of the bridge over the Exeter River. Work began on the bridge last week and is expected to […]
Archive for July, 2013
CHESTER – A Request for Proposals (RFP) is set to go out soon for the field-leveling work at the Wason Pond Conservation and Recreation Area. The recreation commission, together with various town boards, the state and engineer Bill Gregsak, have been working over the past few months to get everything in place to begin excavation […]
CHESTER – Residents of the Chester Brook Estates subdivision filled the Planning Board meeting in hopes the town would take ownership of their roads. The planning board has been busy lately with residents’ concerns over unfinished subdivisions across town and what can be done to finish them. The multi-road subdivision at Chester Brook Estates has […]
A water balloon thrown at Peyton Knowlton burst as she tried to catch it during the water balloon tossing contest at the annual Hampstead Fourth of July celebration on the town green Saturday afternoon. Her team came in a close second place in the last of the kids’ games portion of the festival, hosted by […]
SANDOWN – The board of selectmen reviewed the town’s Building Infrastructure Improvement Plan, which includes projects with a price tag under $15,000. Pricier projects go to the Capital Improvements Plan (CIP). At the July 1 selectmen’s meeting, Town Administrator Lynne Blaisdell brought the plan before the board for an update, noting that thanks to a […]
HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead Fire Department and community honored the department’s long-time Deputy Chief, Jim Gilmartin, who is retiring after 32 years of service to his town. He was treated to a dinner and roast sponsored by the Hampstead Firemen’s Association at the Brookstone Event Center in Derry on June 27.
CHESTER – With the help of town engineer Dubois and King, a seemingly workable solution to finish Lincoln Lane has been proposed. It’s a solution in which all players except the developer who owns the road are invested. Many of the Lincoln Lane residents who have been meeting alternately with the board of selectmen and […]