Devin Moisan, left, and George Foster were at Sandown Town Hall on Saturday for the annual Lions Club fundraiser, where residents brought in antiques to be professionally appraised. The two are shown estimating the value of some old promotional items. Photo by Chris Paul
Archive for November, 2013
SANDOWN – The board of selectmen approved a $2.72 an hour raise for the recreation director’s position in the coming year’s budget, with no questions asked. The pay outlined in the budget has gone from $18.28 to $21 an hour, a raise that would bring the annual salary for Sandown’s director of recreation programs, Deb […]
HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead School Board voted to move forward with renovation and construction projects at both Hampstead Middle and Hampstead Central schools, although the cost figure they voted on was later found to be incorrect and below the projected cost.
CHESTER – Taxpayers are looking at a relatively large increase in their taxes this year, and though most of what led to that increase is the direct result of voters’ decisions earlier this year, selectmen expressed shock at the numbers.
The perseverance of residents in fighting a proposed Dumpster Depot near their Derry neighborhood finally paid off last week when the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) upheld their appeal of the Planning Board’s approval. The citizens’ group stayed organized and active throughout the six months it took them to go through the process and eventually […]
HAMPSTEAD – Ground was broken last week for the Hampstead Middle School Pavilion. The project started toward the end of the summer of 2012, when the Hampstead Parent, Teacher and Student Association (PTSA) presented a proposal to build a 20-foot by 30-foot pavilion next to the parking lot and soccer field at the middle school. […]
HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead Budget Committee, in an unusual move, invited School Administrative Unit (SAU) 55 officials to present their budget. This move arose because the SAU budget for the first time will be a separate warrant article for all the member towns, with taxpayers voting on it instead of having it as a line […]
HAMPSTEAD – ∂Developers of the Tropic Star gas station and convenience store proposal requested a continuance at the last minute for their Planning Board appearance. The plan was supposed to be heard at the Nov. 4 meeting but is now scheduled for Dec. 2. Tropic Star is a plan for a gasoline fueling center and […]