Posts Tagged ‘warrant’

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. […]

Chester Selectmen Move
Articles to Warrant

CHESTER – The board of selectmen moved about two dozen articles to the warrant, most of them unanimously. Even those that selectmen questioned were forwarded on, many agreeing that it was wiser to let the people at Town Meeting decide on them rather than leave it to the five selectmen.  Several of the articles moved […]

Little Time, Few People Take
Care of School Warrant

CHESTER – The Chester school district’s annual meeting was another quick, relatively sparsely attended event. During the proceedings, school board chair Royal Richardson joked that he was not aiming to have a repeat performance of last year’s 37-minute meeting and such did not occur, but by only a couple minutes. There was almost no discussion […]

Some Sandown Officials
Expect High Voter Turnout

SANDOWN – An informal poll taken by the Tri-Town Times indicates residents think voting turnout will jump a little during the secret ballot vote Tuesday, March 11, for a variety of factors. There are many variables that contribute to how many voters turn out to cast ballots for their town and school district, but for […]

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 […]

Timberlane Voters Discuss Sandown Central Kitchen, SAU Budget

SANDOWN – Most of the Timberlane Regional School District’s deliberative session last week was taken up with a motion to reduce the bottom line, and the rest of the meeting progressed swiftly. All articles ultimately went to the ballot unchanged, but a few had notable discussions or information brought to light. An article seeking approval […]

Voters May See Warrant Articles for Spring Hill Farm

CHESTER – While the trustees of Spring Hill Farm did not seek a budget this year through the board of selectmen, three potential warrant articles would seek to improve the town-owned farmhouse and give voters the choice of taking on maintenance of the area’s buildings. The farm is comprised of 400 acres, an 1850s farmhouse, […]

No Heated Arguments at
Sandown Town Deliberative

SANDOWN – Voters took about five hours out of their Saturday last week to review, discuss and become informed on 20 warrant articles facing them this year. Starting promptly at 8 a.m. and running until just before 1 p.m., the Deliberative Session ran relatively smoothly, and while residents made their positions known on articles, there […]