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Thanks for your support of Old Home Day Taco Bar fundraiser

To the Daily Sun,

The Belmont High School PTO would like to express its sincere thanks to area businesses for their support of our third annual Taco Bar fundraiser at Belmont Old Home Day. This year was our most popular and successful Taco Bar so far. We are happy to see the proceeds from our booth grow every year.

It is only through the generosity of our local businesses that the BHS PTO is able to work toward meeting our goals to help maintain BHS as a school of excellence. We are extremely grateful and could not have done it without you.

We would like to thank El Jimador, Belmont; Shooter's, Belmont; AppleBee's, Tilton; Chili's, Tilton; Pizza Hut, Tilton; and The Lobster Connection, Winnisquam. We are so happy to have you all as sponsors for our Taco Bar. It is great to know that we have community partners we can count on to help support us.

We encourage our friends and neighbors to support these local business as they have supported the Belmont High School PTO, year after year.

Funds raised are being used to help support student programs, provide resources to our high school and staff, and educate parents on topics of interest. We look forward to hosting additional workshops for our "It Takes a Village" series for the 2015-16 school year. Workshop topics may include drug and alcohol abuse, teen challenges, internet safety, anti-bullying, and other important topics.

We would also like to thank all of our local supporters who visited our Taco Bar booth at Belmont Old Home Day 2015. The compliments were over the top. Please be sure to come back and visit us again next year. It was great fun serving you.

Colleen Akerman

BHS PTO Secretary, on behalf of the BHS PTO Board

Belmont

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Make incremental improvements to Route 3/25 intersection

To the Daily Sun,

For decades now ideas have been knocked down that could help the Route 3/25 intersection (in Meredith). The state has appropriated less and less money over time, since no solutions have been accepted.

My suggestion is to do the project in pieces and re-evaluate after each section is completed.

First, I would make a dedicated right-turn lane on Route 25 toward Route 3 north. This would involve taking an old vacant store only.

Next, I would extend Barnard Ridge Road (with a traffic light) across Route 25 all the way to the Meredith transfer station. Think of how so many people driving from Center Harbor and Meredith could benefit with this.

Then, I would activate the traffic signal opposite the Irving/RiteAid stores. This would hold up the traffic from Moultonborough so that cars could more easily come out of Hannafords and Dunkin Donuts.

Also, a no-right-turn on red at Route 3 onto Route 25 would help the cars coming out of Pleasant Street.

After all this is done we would re-evaluate.

Bernie Kramer
Meredith

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