Historical Committee: Notecards are Now Available

Hello from the Historical Committee!

Our notecard fundraiser is now under way! Starting Tuesday, October 16, notecards will be available for purchase at the Town Hall during office hours. Each set is $10 and contains all 8 designs. 100% of the profits will go back into the Historical Committee’s fund to be used for restoration and preservation projects.

Thank you! 
The Rollinsford Historical Committee

Feel free to email us if you have any questions: [email protected]
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Each set of notecards includes all 8 designs



Church Street: New Stop Sign

Drivers on Church Street are reminded to be extra cautious as a new stop sign has been installed on Church Street at the intersection of Jesse Doe Road coming from the direction of St Mary Church. With the installation of this sign vehicles travelling on Church Street coming from Main Street will have the right of way when turning left onto Jesse Doe Road.


 The Select Board has changed the budget workshop scheduled for Monday, October 8th at 6:00pm to a Board meeting.

The Select Board will be reviewing the cell tower lease extension and any may address other business.

Colonial Market Fair and Militia Muster at the Wentworth House

Travel back in time to the American Revolution at the historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House in Rollinsford, NH.  On Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21, the sights and sounds of the Revolutionary era will come to life at a colonial market fair with 18th century craftspeople and artisans at work, while the militia gathers to train in preparation for joining General Washington’s forces against the British.

At this two-day living history encampment, artisans in period attire will demonstrate crafts such as joinery, coopering, printing, shoe making, and gun smithing. At the same time, the militia will perform musket firings and military drills, display and explain their equipment, and raise a Liberty Pole and flag.The event will also feature hearth cooking demonstrations, a display of antique tools, house tours, children’s games, and more. The event will run from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, and from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday. Admission is $5 for the general public; free for children and ARCH members.

The circa 1701 Wentworth House is located on Water Street in Rollinsford, and is maintained by the Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) as an educational and cultural center. For more information, visit the ARCH website at www.paulwentworthhouse.org or on Facebook at The Colonel Paul Wentworth House.

Emergency Alert System Test

On Wednesday, October 3, beginning at 2:18 pm, there will a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and the National Wireless Emergency Alert System.  Some cell phone subscribers may receive a message that reads THIS IS A TEST OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM.  NO ACTION IS NEEDED, along with an alert tone.
The WEA and EAS systems provide national warning in the event of dangerous weather, missing children,and other critical situations, and provides the President with the communications capability to address the nation during a national emergency.
Do not be concerned if you receive the message as it is ONLY A TEST