Archive for September, 2013

It’s the Law

The Hampstead School Board chair’s decision to “respectfully request” audience members to refrain from using electronic devices, and the board’s agreement with that request, flies in the face of the state’s Right to Know law, and its justification is based on little more than the chairman’s wishes. That’s not enough. RSA 91-A:2 clearly states that […]

FBI Charges East Hampstead Woman

HAMPSTEAD – A local woman was charged with stealing from an organization that receives substantial federal funding. According to a Federal Bureau of Investigation news release, Tysen Julian, 33, of East Hampstead was charged with wire fraud and theft from an organization receiving more than $10,000 in federal funds in a one-year period. The complaint […]

Sandown Fire/Rescue to Attend Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

SANDOWN – Members of the Sandown Fire Department will again head to Emmitsburg, Md., next month to support their fire service brothers and sisters from across the country. The group will be traveling to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, an event they attended last year to honor fallen Sandown firefighter/paramedic Harold Frey, who died […]

Selectmen Approve Plan for Dugout Shelters at Babe Ruth Field

CHESTER – The selectmen gave their OK to a plan to erect dugout shelters on the town’s Babe Ruth league field, a plan that is the result of cooperation and funding from the Chester Academy Booster Club and the Chester Baseball and Softball League.

Sandown Fire/Rescue to Attend Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

SANDOWN – Members of the Sandown Fire Department will again head to Emmitsburg, Md., next month to support their fire service brothers and sisters from across the country. The group will be traveling to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, an event they attended last year to honor fallen Sandown firefighter/paramedic Harold Frey, who died […]

Undersized Lot Goes Before Zoning Once Again

CHESTER – Once again a rehearing was continued on whether the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) should bend the town’s zoning ordinances to allow a home to be built on a too small lot at the intersection of Birch and Candia Roads.

Hampstead Selectmen Not Ready to Change Elderly Exemption

HAMPSTEAD – The Board of Selectmen discussed the town’s Elderly Exemption criteria and looked at a number of surrounding towns’ data before concluding that without public input requesting specific changes, they weren’t inclined to make any. However, the board was open to tabling the issue Monday night until the next scheduled selectmen’s meeting on Oct. […]

Expensive Bridge Repairs Needed in Sandown

SANDOWN – Sandown has only three bridges it’s responsible for, but two-thirds of those need significant repair. Director of Public Works Artie Genualdo met with the board of selectmen on Monday, Sept. 23, to update them on the condition of both the Fremont Road bridge and Phillips Road bridge. Genualdo has been working with Hoyle, […]