The next scheduled meeting of the Rollinsford Highway Safety Committee is Wednesday, June 26, at 6:30 pm at the Rollinsford Town Hall. Residents who wish to express any traffic and roadway concerns are encouraged to attend.
If you are planning on having a fireworks display for the Fourth of July holiday, you need to complete an Application for Fireworks Permit within the next few days. Town Ordinance 10-03 requires a Fireworks Permit be issued by the Fire Department prior to the display of the fireworks and the FD needs 15 days to process the application. Applications may be picked up at the fire department of police department.
Due to the holiday, the regularly scheduled meeting of the Rollinsford Planning Board to have been held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 has been moved to the following Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
The meeting will be held at 7PM at the Town Hall.
Michael Rollo announced his resignation from the Select Board.
Prior to serving 5 ½ years on our Select Board, Mike served on the Planning Board, Budget Committee, Historical Committee and Library Board of Trustees. Additionally, Mike served as our New Hampshire State Representative for 12 years.
Please join us on Monday, July 1stat 5:30 pm at the Library to congratulate Mike and his family on their move and thank Mike for his many years of service to Rollinsford.
A Recreation Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday June 11, 2019.
This meeting will take place at 7:00pm in the Town Hall.
The summer season at Rollinsford’s historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House kicks off with Down to the Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Piscataqua, a living history timeline of American maritime history, on Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2.
Re-enactors and historians representing maritime life from the 17th through 20th centuries will demonstrate naval rope work and knot tying, naval signaling, maritime food ways, cannon firing, and musket and rifle demos. A full scale replica 18th century whale boat as used by civilians and the military will be on display, along with weapons, uniforms, and other artifacts of naval military history.
Hours for the event on Saturday are from 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday hours are 10 am to 3 pm. Admission is $5 for adults; free for children and ARCH members. The Wentworth House is regularly open for tours between 1 and 4 pm on Sundays from June through mid-October.
The circa 1701 Wentworth House is located on Water Street in Rollinsford, NH and is maintained by the nonprofit Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH). For more information about this and other events at the Wentworth House, consult the ARCH website at www.paulwentworthhouse.org or Facebook at The Colonel Paul Wentworth House.
There will be a free Ice Cream Social on Wednesday June 5th from 6 -7:30 pm at the Grade School.
Everyone is welcome to come to attend. There will be outdoor games and a raffle for kids!
The Rollinsford Grade School is doing a year end fundraiser for the month of June. There are 30+ days of prizes ranging from $20.00 – $80.00 in Value. The cost is just $10.00. Please support your local PTO/School by purchasing one, contact us for yours today.
Names will be pulled June 3 -June 14 on regular business days. All gift calendars need to be purchased by the morning of Monday, June 3rd to participate in the full month of drawings. (Calendars purchased after Monday will enter for those prizes not yet pulled.)
Sligo Road is currently scheduled to be reclaimed on Monday, June 10thweather permitting.
Paving is behind schedule do to how much rain we have had in the area recently. Therefore, the road may remain dirt for a few weeks before it is repaved.
A Recreation Committee Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday May 29, 2019.
This meeting will take place at 6:30pm in the Town Hall.