November 4, 2016

The selectmen met last Thursday with bidders who wished to repair the doors to the meeting room to check on exactly what they are planning to do. No decision has been made as yet.

At the Wednesday selectmen’s meeting they discussed the liabilities of allowing usage of town hall. The town’s insurance carrier, Primex, responded to questions posed by the selectmen. One item, alcohol use at functions was discussed. According to Primex, only insured vendors would be allowed to serve liquor.

During the selectmen’s work session they discussed the sign ordinances: size, location, intent of signs were looked at. They also spoke about contracts and leases.

The selectmen will meet with the residents of Wanalancet on November 16 at 4 p.m. at the Wanalancet Union Chapel. As always the meeting is open to the public.


Election Day is Tuesday, November 8 from a.m to 7 p.m. Remember to come by and vote. Though the Selectmen’s Office will be closed, you can find the selectmen at town hall should you have a question or comment for him/her.


The Selectmen’s Office will be closed on Veteran’s Day, November 11.


By this time everyone should have received their annual tax bill. Some bills reflect credits that the town gives: Veteran Credit, Disabled Person/Spousal Credit, Elderly Exemption Credit, Disabled Person Credit (same as Elderly Exemption).  Remember your tax payment must be in by December 1, 2016. Additionally you received a request for your opinion regarding semi-annual billing. Please make sure you include your response with your property tax check.


Albany’s annual Turkey Dinner for the Lora Johnson Pierce Scholarship Fund is November 12. Please join us.  It’s fun and good eating.


Gibson Center: Join friends on a trip to Mount Washington, the Crown of New England, Currier Museum exhibit on Wednesday, November 9. The bus leaves at 9 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. The cost is $36 with lunch on your own. Call 356-3231 to reserve your seat.


Library: On Monday at 6:30 p.m. it’s Pajama Story Time. On Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. it’s Story Time for Twos and Wednesday it’s Story Time for Wee Ones. At 4 p.m. there’s Robotics for 4 to 6 graders. At 6 p.m. join the Teen Writing Group. On Thursday at 10:30 a.m. it’s Story Time for Threes and Fours. The library is closed on Veterans Day.


UNH Extension: If you have a question regarding food, health, gardens and/or landscaping the folks at UNH have answers. You can call 877-398-4769 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or email It’s free.


Kennett High School is having a Project Graduation Fund Raiser at Joseph’s Spaghetti Shed in Glen on November 7 from 4:30 to 9 p.m.  Twenty percent of sales will go to support the Project.There will also be a silent auction and raffle from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Stop by for dinner and help support Project Graduation.


Daylight Savings Time ends on November 6.  Remember to change your clocks.


Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday! Have a great week.