Ossipee, NHconwaydailysun.com

Ossipee officials urge caution at 16 & 28 intersection

OSSIPEE — Ossipee officials ask drivers to use caution at the recently rebuilt intersection of Route 16 and Route 28 after being informed of a potential safety hazard there by an area business person. On Monday, Selectmen’s chair Jonathan Smith read a memo aloud from town administrator Matt Sawyer who...
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Rehoboth, MAreportertoday.com

Anawan School Stands the Test of Time

A recent report of a structural engineer has determined that the Anawan School is structurally sound in spite of the years of neglect. If the problems cited by various parties are mitigated, the engineer estimated that the building has a useful life of 25 to 50 years. For unknown reasons,...
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Maine Statesavingseafood.org

MAINE: Selectmen to request environmental review of proposed salmon project

July 30, 2021 — Selectmen unanimously voted last week to request that American Aquafarms finance an independent environmental review to determine the impact on the town of its proposed $330 million venture to raise and process 66 million pounds of salmon annually in Frenchman Bay. The Norwegian-backed company’s operation would be based at the closed Maine Fair Trade complex in Prospect Harbor.
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Letter To The Editor: BOS Fell Short In Public Forum On Regionalization

The Selectmen’s public forum Thursday on whether Manchester should join the North Shore Regional Dispatch may have been effective in staging the case for regionalizing public safety dispatch operations, but the public hearing lacked a key ingredient: hearing from the public. I would offer the following points of consideration for the BOS moving forward:

Plympton accepted into GATRA

The Plympton Board of Selectmen met remotely on the evening of Monday, July 26. Highway Superintendent Rob Firlotte was there to discuss the progress with indicating the new safety zones throughout town. Firlotte said he had stencils that will eventually spell out “safety zone” and added that there would be reflective media included in the paint that would allow for extra visibility. In addition to the stenciling, there will be signs that will also have a reflective component. The indicators will alert drivers to the 20 mph zones. Firlotte said he was hopeful to get the paint down in the next couple of weeks. Selectman Mark Russo said, “really look forward to seeing if this works.”

Perry in, Piccirilli out

The Halifax Board of Selectmen met in the early afternoon of July 23. The Selectmen quickly went into executive session to deliberate on multiple contracts before returning to open session. Those contracts included sergeant, patrol officers, firefighters, Highway Mix Unit, Police Chief, Fire Chief, and all unions at the Silver Lake Regional School District and Halifax Elementary School. Upon returning, Selectman Chair Gordon Andrews said of the next item on the agenda, “I’m going to recuse myself because of the ongoing lawsuits and my petitioning activity.”
Whitman, MAwhitmanhansonexpress.com

Whitman board to meet on strategic plan

WHITMAN — The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, July 20 discussed the need to set up a meeting on Aug. 24 with the town’s consultant on strategic planning. Town Administrator Lincoln Heineman had emailed Selectmen ahead of the July 20 meeting, indicating consultant Ann Donner would like input from the board.
Paxton, MAThe Landmark

Paxton residents get concert preview

PAXTON — Residents hearing band music emanating from Anna Maria College are getting a prelude of a concert that they will be able to enjoy in its finished form July 30, selectmen learned July 19. “A professional band camp is up here practicing, and once they are done with their...
Westborough, MAcommunityadvocate.com

Westborough Planning Board approves permit for urgent pet care clinic

WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough Planning Board approved a special permit for Rare Breed Veterinary Partners at 1 Oak Street during their meeting on July 20. The Planning Board unanimously voted to approve the permit for the veterinary clinic near the intersection of Lyman Street and Route 9. The permit was necessary because local zoning regulations require a special permit for veterinary clinics in the highway business district.
Redding, CTtownofreddingct.org

Board of Selectmen Special Meeting

Minutes of Board of Selectmen Special Meeting, 07/06/2021. Present: Steve Gniadek (Redding Finance Director), Michele Grande (Redding Town Clerk), Julia Pemberton, Michael Thompson (via zoom), Margaret (Peg) O’Donnell. First Selectwoman Julia Pemberton called the meeting to order at 1:37 pm. The Selectmen discussed the re-appointment of Lorcan O’Connor to the...
Northfield, NHnorthfieldnh.org

Police Motorcycle For Sale

The Town of Northfield is selling its 2010 Harley Davidson Police Motorcycle. Model- FLHTP PO, Type –MPDMT, Color - Black. Current Mileage is 8,490. The Vehicle has been stripped of all emergency equipment and can be seen at the Northfield Police Department 138 Park Street, Northfield, NH, Monday-Friday 8am to 3pm. All bids should be in a sealed envelope with “Police Motorcycle” written on the envelope.
Sandwich, MAcapecodtimes.com

Group appeals Sandwich Boardwalk demolition decision

SANDWICH — The decision to demolish the existing Sandwich Boardwalk has been appealed by a group opposed to the removal of the iconic structure. The Sandwich Historic District Committee voted to demolish the existing structure at a meeting earlier this month. The Friends of the Sandwich Boardwalk, a group that...
Adams, MAiBerkshires.com

Adams to Host an Event-Filled Summer

ADAMS, Mass. — After last year's pandemic summer, "2021 should be labeled as the comeback year." That was the sentiment of Selectman Richard Blanchard after the board on Wednesday approved a number of proposed events. On Aug. 3, for instance, the Adams Police Department is hosting National Night Out. This,...
Fairhaven, MAballotpedia.org

Dan Freitas recall, Fairhaven, Massachusetts (2021)

An effort to recall Selectman Dan Freitas in Fairhaven, Massachusetts is scheduled for July 26, 2021.[1][2]. Organizers said that they were attempting to recall Freitas because of abusive and disruptive behavior. They also alleged that Freitas had circumvented the standard process for selecting a new town administrator in order to advance an insider candidate. Freitas denied the allegations and said that the recall attempt was a smear campaign against him.[3][4]