Fireworks Permit DEADLINE APPROACHING

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.

Planning Board Meeting 7.9.19

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.

Fairwell Celebration for Mike Rollo 

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.

Wentworth House Event This Weekend!

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.