Posts Tagged ‘police’

Police Station Construction Ready to Move Forward

HAMPSTEAD – Work on the new police station is ready to resume, after the Police Station Building Committee determined that the list of places where savings could be achieved was sufficient to allow construction to continue. The building plans remain unchanged, and the savings areas will go to the full Board of Selectmen for approval. […]

Chase Gladu and his dad, Phil Gladu, had a ball on Friday night during the Kan Jam with the Cops event in Chester.

Friday Night Jam

Chase Gladu, 8, and his dad, Phil Gladu, had a ball on Friday night during the Kan Jam with the Cops event in Chester. The police-organized event took place as a community outreach for citizens to meet and talk with their law enforcement personnel. Photo by Chris Paul

Sandown On Target to
Get New Police Station

SANDOWN – While voters turned down many moneyed articles presented to them on the March 11 warrant, a significant majority of voters agreed that it was time to build a new police station. For years town leaders have argued that the police department needs a new home, but until chief Joe Gordon devised a plan […]

Work on the new Hampstead Police Station was stopped by the town’s Police Building Committee without the Board of Selectmen’s approval.

Work Stopped

Work on the new Hampstead Police Station was stopped by the town’s Police Building Committee without the Board of Selectmen’s approval. The committee said the work shutdown was caused by the weather. Photo by Chris Paul

Police Committee Usurps Selectmen’s Authority in Shutting Down Construction

HAMPSTEAD – A decision by the Police Building Committee to shut down construction for the time being did not sit well with two members of the Board of Selectmen. The board is the authority for making such decisions. Board Chairman Sean Murphy expressed displeasure and surprise that no one from the Police Building Committee was […]

Voters Boost Cost of Proposed School Construction Bond

HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead School District Deliberative Session drew an audience of about 70 residents and 11 visitors but offered little in the way of excitement. Two articles were amended, both of them by the School Board and necessitated by updated financial information. The first amendment at the Tuesday, Feb. 4 session, was to Article […]

Cruiser Purchase May Become Part of Police Budget

CHESTER – The police department is looking to include the routine purchase of a new cruiser in the budget this year, rather than sending it to warrant article. Police chief Bill Burke met with the board of selectmen on Thursday, Jan. 30, to review his budget numbers and with only a small increase to the […]

Sandown Voters Face Options for New Police Station

SANDOWN – Police chief Joe Gordon is urging voters to come out this year to support a project they’ve been saving for during the last five years, the construction of a new police station. And the opportunity has arisen to complete that project at a significant savings, thanks to the timely arrival on the market […]