Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Article Rescinded That Would
Have Defunded Memorial

CHESTER – Stating that the point had been made, selectman Jack Cannon moved successfully to take an article off the warrant that would have sought to remove funding from the heritage committee’s efforts to erect a granite memorial to the town’s best citizens. The selectmen and committee have not seen eye to eye on what […]

Selectmen Question Library Over Proposed Raises

CHESTER – The Chester Public Library’s proposed budget was quickly reviewed by the board of selectmen, which did not raise any issue with a slight increase to the bottom line. The selectmen did ask questions about raises included in the figures at the Thursday, Feb. 6 meeting. Library director Tim Sheehan explained that library usage […]

Voters Amend Land Use Change Tax Petition Article

SANDOWN – A petition article to take funding away from the conservation commission has gone to the warrant with a key wording change following Saturday’s deliberative session. As petitioned, the article stated that by taking funds away from the commission, the taxpayers would see lower taxes. But noting the uncertainty or incorrect nature of that […]

Local Senior Meals Program Struggles to Maintain Services

Seniors and people with disabilities aren’t going hungry – yet. But the possibility is too close for the comfort of Debbie Perou, Rockingham County Nutrition and Meals on Wheels director. Perou supervises Meals on Wheels and congregate meals at senior centers and other places for Chester, Sandown and Hampstead, as well as other nearby towns. […]