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Moultonborough Democrats to meet on Wednesday

MOULTONBOROUGH — Moultonborough Democrats will meet at the Moultonborough Public Library on Wednesday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m.

This educational and informational meeting will provide those in attendance with facts about the upcoming Primary Election, the necessary ID needed to vote, and the application process to secure an absentee ballot. In addition, there will be an opportunity for citizens to meet the local candidates who anticipate to representing the Towns of Moultonboro, Sandwich, and Tuftonboro in the NH Legislature.

For more information contact Cindy Stanton, Box 630, Moultonborough 03254 or Susan Wiley at 284-6990.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 09:33

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Plymouth State University move-in day will be September 1

PLYMOUTH — Move in hours for Plymouth State University will occur on Monday, September 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nearly 2,300 students will converge on campus, with the busiest time from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Traffic in the towns of Plymouth and Holderness will be heaviest at this time.

PSU Move-In allows students to quickly and efficiently fill the University's eight residence halls with the help of staff, students and families. University, Holderness and Plymouth police, residence hall staff and building workers will also help incoming students park, unload and move their belongings. PSU athletic teams will also pitch in to help their classmates move in and get settled. All cars will be allowed 15 minutes to unload near the residence halls and then will be directed to park in the Visitor lot next to the Ice Arena or the PE Center Visitor Parking Lot both located on Route 175A across the bridge.

By Monday evening, it is expected that more than 80% of the students will have been moved in to their on-campus residences. The remainder will arrive on Tuesday before the first full day of classes start Wednesday, September 3. Visit http://www.plymouth.edu/office/residential-life/files/2011/08/MoveInMap.pdf to view a campus map with the preferred routes of travel for those moving students in and other important information.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 09:27

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Draft completed for Holdernesss Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

HOLDERNESS — The Holderness Hazard Mitigation Committee is pleased to announce completion of the DRAFT Town of Holderness Hazard Mitigation Plan Update, 2014.  The Plan will be available for review during a public comment period from August 21 – 28, 2014 on the town’s website (http://www.holderness-nh.org/), at the Holderness Town Hall, the and the town library.

The committee is represented by a variety of local interests including the Board of Selectmen, Town Administrator and Emergency Management Director, Fire Chief, Police Chief, Highway Road Agent, Planning Board, and Librarian. The Committee was assisted in this effort by staff from the Lakes Region Planning Commission. The Plan is designed to address Holderness’s vulnerability to natural and man-made hazards and will serve to reduce future residential and commercial property losses from hazardous events before they occur. The committee reviewed changes that have occurred in the last five years, including the status of mitigation actions that were recommended in the 2008 Plan.

Natural hazards likely to impact Holderness include flooding, high winds, severe winter weather, lightning strikes, earthquake, and wildfire. During development of the Plan, community leaders were able to identify and prioritize actions to reduce the impacts of these hazards. The Plan is also a useful tool for leveraging additional sources of funding prior to, or in the event of, a natural disaster.

All comments on the draft should be directed in writing to Emergency Management Director and Town Administrator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 09:24

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Bake sale in Meredith Sat.

MEREDITH — On August 23, during the Fine Arts and Crafts Festival, a Bake Sale will be held at the Meredith Historical Society, 45 Main Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As its major fund-raiser, Board members and friends of the Historical Society will be offering many foods for purchase. Sale of these goods support programs offered throughout the year.

Earlier this year the community lost Nancy Manseau, a supporter and volunteer of the Meredith Historical Society. She was a tireless worker on this and many projects. Manseau and her family had requested that memorial donations be made to the Meredith Historical Society in her name. For those who would like to honor her memory, the mailing address is P.O. Box 920, Meredith, 03253.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 09:14

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