Posts Tagged ‘restoration’

Bathhouse Warrant Article Nixed by Selectmen

CHESTER – After removing funding for a bathhouse restoration project from the Wason Pond Commission’s budget earlier this budget season, the selectmen also put aside a warrant article for the same matter, which was forwarded to them recently by the commission. In February the Wason Pond Commission presented the bathhouse project along with its budget. […]

Stream Restoration Work Proposed on Exeter in Sandown

SANDOWN – The conservation commission heard a presentation on a proposed stream restoration project that could take place soon on the portion of the Exeter River that passes through the Wells Village Road Town Forest. The project’s goal is to improve fish habitat and as a result, sport fishing. Brooke Smart of the Natural Resource […]

Chester Historical Society member Don Brown working on the restoration of the town’s civil war cannons in his shop.

Cannon Restoration Work

Chester Historical Society member Don Brown has been working on the restoration of the town’s civil war cannons in his shop on Route 102. The project should be completed by Memorial Day.    Photo by Chris Paul

Restoration Work Progresses
on Civil War Cannons

CHESTER – Though it’s been years since the Civil War cannons have stood sentinel in the town common, thanks to the efforts of a handful of dedicated residents and the historical society, they’ll soon be back. And though the armaments are still in pieces around town, the bulk of their refurbishment is now complete. Through […]