Last Day for Declaration of Candidacy

Today is the final day to file a Declaration of Candidacy for Town Boards and Committees as well as School Board and School District positions

Additional can be found below, and also on the Town Website.

Declaration of Candidacy is available at the Town Office for the following positions:

• One Select Board member and overseer of the poor for a (3) three-year term
• One Town Clerk for a (3) three-year term
• One Town Treasurer for a (1) one-year term
• One Town Moderator for a (1) one-year term
• Three members of the Budget Committee for (3) three-year terms
• One Trustee of the Trust Funds for a (3) three-year term
• One Trustee of the Library Trust for a (3) three-year term
• One Trustee of the Cemetery for a (3) three-year term

The filing period opens Wednesday, January 20, 2021 and closes Friday, January 29, 2021.
If you are interested in declaring your candidacy for any of these positions, please call (603) 742-2510 or send an e-mail. We can then schedule a time for you to come to Town Hall to fill out an official declaration of candidacy form.

A Special Sign-up Session will be also held at Town Hall from 3:00 to 5:00pm on Friday, January 29, 2021.

Rollinsford School District
Legal Notice

The filing period for the following Rollinsford School District officers begins on January 20, 2021 and closes January 29, 2021. Applications will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00AM-4:00PM at: 

SAU 56
51 West High Street
Somersworth, NH 03878

Potential Candidates can also make an appointment with the Rollinsford Town Clerk, Dan Cullity by calling 603-742-2510 or by emailing.

Rollinsford Town Hall will also be open on January 29, 2021 from 3:00PM-5:00PM to submit an application. 

Applications can be found online here

Open Positions 

School District Moderator- One Year 

School District Clerk- One Year 

School District Treasurer- One Year 

School Board Members-Two (2) Three Year 


Please be reminded that town voting will take place on Tuesday, MARCH 13 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm at Town Hall. The business position of town meeting is scheduled for SATURDAY, MARCH 17 at 9:00 a.m. in the RGS gymnasium.

The printed annual report is available at town hall but much of the material is on the town’s website and is available here. Additional unprinted material is available here.

There will be limited child care available for town meeting: approximately 10 children over 5. (We are still working on trying to get additional child care providers. Please call town hall if you’d like to provide; rates are $18/hour for providers over 18; else $15/hour; background check required.

Several community groups will be staffing information tables in the foyer of RGS: RGLSC/Garden Club with information on the garden club, the duck race and the Strafford County Conservation District annual plant sale (be among the first to get ducks for the annual duck race down the mighty Salmon Falls River); ARCH/Colonel Paul Wentworth House, Recreation Committee (Camp Rolly and Teen Adventure Camp), and the Historical Committee.

Candidacy Declarations for March Ballot

The filing period has ended for the Town of Rollinsford Officials.

The following residents have filed for office and will be placed on the ballot of the March Election.


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