9/22: FRPL Salmon Run 5K and FuRPLe Fun Run

The Friends of the Rollinsford Public Library is hosting the 6th annual Salmon Run 5K and FuRPLe Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Check out the course, get more information, and register here.

(Race-day registration will be available.)

Location: The Rollinsford Grade School
Registration opens at 9 am
FuRPLe Fun Run begins at 9:30 am
5K begins at 10 am

Awards (5K Run): U-12, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
Race shirts: Free to the first 100 5K registrants & 25 Fun-Runners!

Sponsored by:

C&J Bus lines, D.F. Richard Energy, Kennebunk Savings Bank, Linda McGivern, Connected Office Technologies, Egg Clearinghouse, Village Veterinary Clinic, Belletete Dance Studio, Curio Museum, Pawsitve Image Pet Grooming, Semo Electric, Wentworth Greenhouses, Woolley Plumbing and Heating, Paul’s Integrity Auto, North Country Hard Cider, Red Hair, Inc., The Black Bean Cafe, Brandmoore Farm, Mick Construction

Prizes from:

Affinity Salon & Spaworks, Anderson Therapeutic, Aroma Joe’s, Belletete Dance Studio, The Black Bean Cafe, Cowlick’s Dairy Bar, Dover Bowl, The Flower Kiosk, Hilltop Fun Center, La Festa, North Country Hard Cider, Puttin’ on the Glitz, Thistle Pig, The Works Health Club

Rollinsford Candidates Night March 6‬

ROLLINSFORD – The 8th Annual Meet-the-Candidates Night will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Rollinsford Public Library, Lower Mill, 3 Front St.

This event is an opportunity to meet the candidates for town and school office before the election on Tuesday, March 13, and hear how they’re planning to make an impact on the community.

Candidates for town office include:

• Select Board: Denise Knowles

• Town Moderator: Charles Putnam

• Supervisor of the Checklist: Angela Matthews

• Town Clerk: Kate Nesman

• Town Treasurer: Verne Crosier

• Fire Chief: Mark Rutherford

• Budget Committee (three 3-year positions): Jodi Lavoie-Carnes, Paul Cass, Verne Crosier, Edmund Jansen, Dee Neathawk, Jonathan Ordway

• Trustee of the Trust Funds: Salme Perry

• Trustee of the Library (2): Emily Quirk, Tamara Niedzolkowski

• Trustee of the Cemetery: Marc Couture

Candidates for school office include:

• School District Moderator: Charles Putnam

• School District Treasurer: Judy Barry, Suzanne Mountain

• School District Clerk: Coire T. Jones

• School Board (2 positions): Brent G. Roets, Tom Kunz, Emily Leach

This event is an open house format. Residents are welcome to engage with candidates and ask questions that will inform their decision on voting day. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please email rollinsfordlibrary@comcast.net or call (603) 516-2665.

Salmon Run 5K and FuRPLe Fun Run 

Join The Friends of the Rollinsford Public Library for the annual Salmon Run 5K and FuRPLe Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 23 starting at the Rollinsford Grade School, 487 Locust St. Rollinsford Family Fun Day events will begin shortly thereafter. All proceeds of the race go to the Rollinsford Public Library to support community programs and events. 
The Salmon Run 5K begins at 10 a.m. while the Kids Fun Run starts at 9:30 a.m. Registration opens at 9 a.m. on race day. Register for the 5K before Sept. 10 for the early-bird rate of $20. Registration is $25 after Sept. 11. The student price for the 5K race is $15 for kids 19 and under. Sign up early to ensure you get a T-shirt.

And don’t forget to register the little ones for the FuRPLe Fun Run – a quarter-mile dash around the RGS playground starting at 9:30 a.m. with The Friends of the Rollinsford Public Library’s friendly Purple FuRPLe mascot. Registration fee is $5. Kids receive a T-shirt illustrated by cartoonist John Klossner.

Visit www.theSalmonRun5K.org to register. 

Library Trustee Meeting

The Rollinsford Public Library Trustees will be meeting Sunday, April 2nd at 4pm to discuss recommendations for a replacement Trustee to be put forth to the Select Board. This meeting is open to the public.

Candidate Meet & Greet

An invitation from the Rollinsford Public Library:

7th Annual Meet-the-Candidates Evening

Please join us for the RPL’s 7th Annual Meet-the-Candidate Evening! This event takes place on Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00 to 7:30pm in the library. Meet-the Candidate Evening is a great opportunity to meet the candidates and hear what they have to offer our community if elected! Refreshments will be served and we hope to see you there!