Victorian Tea Party at the Wentworth House

The Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) is hosting a Victorian tea party at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 

The program will include a tea party, parlor games, crafts, entertainment and a special tour of Seen But Not Heard, an exhibit of 19th and early 20th century children’s toys, books, and clothing currently on display at the house. Children ages 4 through 12 are encouraged to bring a doll or favorite toy and a special adult to accompany them to the event.

The cost for the event is $10 per person for ARCH members, $15 per person for nonmembers. Reservations are required. To register, please email or call 603-742-4747.

Paddle Back in Time on the Salmon Falls River

The Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) and the Strafford Rivers Conservancy are co-sponsoring a unique guided tour of Rollinsford, Berwick and Somersworth by canoe or kayak on Sunday, August 3 from 1 to 3 pm. Participants will learn about historic points of interest and conservation land along the Salmon Falls River between Front Street in Rollinsford and New Dam Road in Berwick while enjoying the lovely scenery along the way.

Participants will need to provide their own watercraft and PDF although there are a limited number of boats available for loan to those who need them. To register or for more information, call 603-767-7042 or send an email. Directions to the meeting place will be sent with the registration confirmation. This event is free to members of ARCH and SRC; a donation of $5 is suggested for nonmembers.

RPBA Annual Fisher Cats Game!

The Rollinsford Police Benevolent Association will host its annual trip to the Fisher Cats vs Seadogs baseball game in Manchester on Saturday, August 23. The tickets to the game are FREE and include a meal package at the game. After the game there will be fireworks. The busses will leave the Rollinsford Grade School at approximately 5 pm, and return to the school after the game. For anyone who has joined us in the past it is always a great time. To reserve tickets please call Chief Bob Ducharme at 742-8549, ext 303, or contact us via email.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: CONSERVATION COMMISSION

Thursday, August 7, 2014

6:30

Town Hall

The RCC will hold a public hearing to answer any questions about the proposed Selective Timber Harvest in Scoutland and the perimeter of the Turcotte Field. This is a recommendation from the Forest Management Plan prepared by Moreno Forestry Associates. A copy of the plan is on the website.

For background info see the Scoutland page on the website.  Materials will also be available at Town Hall.

The Public Hearing will be followed immediately by a meeting of the Conservation Commission to vote on recommending the Selective Timber Harvest contract to the Select Board.

Openings on Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA)

The Select Board seeks volunteers who are interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Adjustment.   We are looking for one member plus an alternate member.

The Board does not have regular meetings.  Meetings are scheduled when the ZBA has a case to review.

If you would like more information on the role of the ZBA, please refer to this handbook published by the NH Office of Energy and Planning.

If you are interested in serving, please send an email.