Merrimack Valley Town Crier for October 24, 2021


Posted: 10/23/2021 13:33:11 PM

BOSCAWENCoffee party

â–  Beginning Sunday, all residents are reminded that all telephone service is switched to a 10-digit dialing system. Make sure your contacts have “603” before the number if necessary.

â–  It’s Halloween at the Boscawen Public Library on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm. Stop to show the staff your costume and treat yourself to a treat.

â–  Trick or Treaters are invited to visit the police department on Saturdays from 5 pm to 8 pm, ie Gate Night in Boscawen. There will be no events at Boscawen Primary School.

â–  Budding authors are welcome to the Writer’s Workshop, which will be held tomorrow at the Boscawen Public Library at 6 pm.

â–  High Street Coffee House celebrates its third anniversary on Zoom on November 5 at 7 pm. Brooks Young is the featured artist of the evening. He is a seasoned musician who offers songs with rock and roll and blues accents. The Zoom link is on the café’s Facebook page. Please call (603) 520-9196 or email [email protected], if you have any questions or to register for the open mic slot.



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CANTERBURYNew cemetery rules

â–  After receiving comments at a public hearing on August 25, cemetery administrators voted in favor of adopting the revised cemetery statutes and bylaws. Administrators strongly urge residents of Canterbury to familiarize themselves with these statutes and regulations (, in particular the requirement that all ornaments surrounding headstones, except American flags and military candlesticks , must be withdrawn by November 1 in preparation. for maintenance before winter.

â–  Susan LeClair, Director of the Elkins Public Library, is retiring after 35 years of dedication to the City of Canterbury. Come on October 23 between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to help recognize his contribution to the Canterbury and Elkins Public Library. We will be located safely on the porch of the Library.

Rachel Boulanger

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SALISBURYHaunted walk

â–  Salisbury Planning Council will hold a public hearing regarding the following changes to the town’s subdivision bylaws. Article IV – Subdivision review procedures. A public hearing will be held on October 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Academy Hall, during a regular meeting of the Planning Council. Council will vote to accept or reject the changes to the city’s subdivision bylaw. Anyone needing assistance attending this meeting should contact the Selectmen’s Office one week before the scheduled date. Copies of the proposed changes to the city’s subdivision bylaws are available in the Academy Hall Tuesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. or upon request by email to [email protected]

â–  Trick or Treating will take place from 5 pm to 8 pm on October 31st. Fire Explorers will also be handing out goodies at this time at the Salisbury Security Complex. Happy Halloween !

â–  The next MVSD Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for November 8 at 7:15 pm at Merrimack Valley High School. Masks are mandatory. Those with a medical exemption will be able to watch the live broadcast of the meeting in a separate room at the MVHS. A registration and a microphone for public comments will also be available in this room.

â–  The administrators of the Salisbury Free Library meet at the library on November 9 at 6:30 pm Members of the public are welcome. Masks are highly recommended. If you prefer a virtual option to join the meeting, the library will ask you to call (603) 648-2278 or email [email protected] 24 hours prior and request this option

â–  The Salisbury Haunted Barn and Trail Volunteers are open for the season, tickets are $ 10 per person and are now on sale at They are open every Saturday in October and the last two Fridays. For more information, email [email protected]

■ The Food Pantry of the Friends of Forgotten Children opened the building to its customers. The pantry is open Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and reopens for guests from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. New guests must bring proof of residence for each member of the household. We also have a pantry. If you have any questions, please contact Jane Bélanger, Friends of Forgotten Children Finance Clerk, at (603) 753-4801.

â–  Weekly fall cribbage every Thursday at 6 p.m. and will run until 8:30 p.m. at Salisbury Town Hall. Everyone is welcome, no matter what city you are from. The cost is $ 5 per person plus 25 for 19 hands and cradle. At the end of the night, all the money is paid out. You don’t need a partner to play, and you don’t need to come every week. You will choose a partner with whom you will play all evening.

â–  The City Clerk is now open to the public for in-person service indoors. Masks are recommended for anyone who is not fully vaccinated. Please continue to respect social distancing and wait until you are called or the person in front of you leaves the office. Make sure to bring your driver’s license. Vehicle and dog renewals can still be done online. See the city’s website under the city clerk’s department for this information.

â–  The library is now open to the public on Mondays (10 am-3pm), Tuesdays (1 pm-7pm), Thursdays (1 pm-7pm) and Saturdays (10 am-3pm). Pickup and delivery may not be available during story time or directors meetings due to staff. Storytime is live on Facebook, Mondays at 10:30 am Please check their website for up-to-date information. We ask everyone to wear a mask inside the library – including those who have been vaccinated, but not children under the age of 5 or those with health conditions for which wearing a mask is not. recommended. Please keep your visits short – there is a time limit of 1 hour per visit. New Hampshire Park passes are available. The library’s website at will be updated with the latest news and details on their pickup and online services.



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WEBSTERHalloween party

■ The Webster Elementary Parent Teacher Organization hosts the second annual “Pumpkin Parade” at Webster Elementary School. Students and community members are encouraged to carve a pumpkin and bring it to school. All the pumpkins will be lined up along Route 127 for the enjoyment of the community. The pumpkins will be lit (with an electric tea light candle) every evening from October 29 to 31. If you would like to donate, you can drop off your carved pumpkin at WES on October 28 or 29 and add it to display.

â–  Everyone is invited to a Halloween festival on October 30 from 3 pm to 6:30 pm at the Pillsbury Lake Clubhouse. There will be a lot of fun games and candy. The costume contest will run from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm, and Trunk or Treat will run from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm There will be adult games as well as a 50/50 raffle and basket raffles. If you want more information or if you want to donate candy or small pumpkins for painting, send an email to [email protected] Masks are encouraged for indoor activities only.

â–  The Webster PTO is hosting an online Pampered Chef party starting October 15th, log onto Orders of $ 150 or more will receive free shipping. All orders will be shipped directly to you. It’s a great way to add to your kitchen, do some Christmas shopping, and support your local school at the same time.

Nancy Picthall-French

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