The Rollinsford Police Benevolent Association is hosting its annual trip to see the NH Fisher Cats play the Portland Seadogs in Manchester on Saturday, September 3. The RPBA provides transportation to and from the Grade School for those who wish to take the bus. The tickets are free and include transportation, game ticket, and meal package. After the game there will be a fireworks display. To order tickets please contact Chief Bob Ducharme via email or at 742-8549, extension 303. Tickets are limited so place your order soon.
Monday, August 1, 2016
6:00 PM at Town Hall
The Select Board will be meeting with legal counsel.
Take a unique guided tour of Rollinsford, Berwick and Somersworth by canoe or kayak on Sunday, August 7 from 1 to 3 pm. The Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) and the Southeast Land Trust (SELT) are co-sponsoring this opportunity to learn about the 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 must provide their own watercraft and flotation device; a limited number of boats are available for loan but must be arranged for in advance. The registration fee is $5 for the general public; free to ARCH or SELT members. To register or request more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-742-4747 and leave a message.
Rollinsford Water & Sewer District
5 Lower Mill Rd.
PO Box 174
Rollinsford NH 03869-0174
Hours of Operation
Plant – Monday Friday 7am-3:30pm
Clerk/Billing – Tuesday & Friday 10am -4pm
Dennis St.Hilaire, Chair
Clerk – Gail St.Hilaire
Treasurer – James Printy
Moderator – Janet Lapoint
Superintendent – John England
Monthly Meeting – second Thursday of each month at 5pm at the Rollinsford Wastewater Treatment Plant 5 Lower Mill Rd.
Baseball fans and bicycling enthusiasts who are interested in the histories of their respective sports won’t want to miss two up-coming talks at Rollinsford’s historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House. Both lectures are being presented in connection with “Neighborhood Entertainments: New Englanders at Play,” the exhibit on early New England sports and recreation currently on view at the Wentworth House.Zip Zamarchi will present an illustrated talk about penny farthings, bone shakers and other forerunners of the modern bicycle on Tuesday, July 26. Mr. Zamarchi is a cycling historian and an avid collector of antique bicycles and bicycling memorabilia. Several items from his extensive collection are included in the exhibit.
On Tuesday, August 9, Brian Sheehy will describe the game of baseball the way it was played by early teams such as the Portsmouth Rockinghams and the Newburyport Clamdiggers: no gloves, underhand pitching, and woolen knickerbocker uniforms. In addition to being an historian of the game, Mr. Sheehy plays base ball in the style of the 1800s with the Essex Vintage Base Ball Club.
Both talks will be presented at 7 pm, and the doors will open at 6 pm for visitors who would like to tour the exhibit prior to the presentation. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. Admission to the presentations and the exhibit is $5 for the general public and free for members of ARCH.
Maintained by the Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) as an educational and cultural center, the Colonel Paul Wentworth House is located at 47 Water Street in Rollinsford, NH. For more information, call (603)742-4747 or (603) 749-1966.
RPL Summer Reading Club presents Bryson LANG!
Wednesday, July 3rd
Come down to the library and see the all-star juggler Bryson Lang juggle a basketball, a baseball, a volleyball, a tennis ball and a soccer ball…on his nose…all while talking about his favorite books!*
Funding for this Kids, Book and the Arts event is provided by the Saul O. Sidore Memorial Foundation in memory of Recbecca Lee Spitz, a grant from the NH State Council on the Arts & the National Endowment for the Arts as well as funds administered by the NH State Library and provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
*(This is probably impossible, but you can ask!)
The Planning Board Meeting set for July 5th has been canceled. All business including the Lavoie Sub-division on Rollins Road and the Paul’s Automotive Site Plan Modification on Main Street has been moved to August 2nd 2016 Regular Planning Board Meeting.