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.

Candidates for March Town Election

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 for the March Election:

Select Board: Michael Rollo

Town Treasurer: Beverly Dionne

Fire Chief: Mark Rutherford

Budget Committee: 1 year position (vote for 1)

  • Cary Boyle
  • Edmund F Jansen Jr.
  • Alan Robinson

Budget Committee: 3 year position (vote for 3)

  • Madeline Cambo
  • Charlie Dionne
  • Myles England
  • William Irving
  • Angela Matthews
  • Kim St.Hilaire

Trustee of the Trust Funds: Dana Stairs

Trustee of the Library:  Toni Talis                                                                                                                                                      •

Trustee of the Cemetery: Chris Benedetto

Town Board & Committee Openings

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

  • One Select Board member and overseer of the poor for (3) three year term;
  • One Town Treasurer for (1) one year term;
  • One Chief of the Fire Department for (1) one year term;
  • Three members of the Budget Committee for (3) three year term;
  • One member of the Budget Committee for (1) one year term;
  • One Trustee of the Trust Funds for (3) three year term;
  • One Trustee of the Library Trust for (3) three year term;
  • One Trustee of the Cemetery Trust for (3) three year term.

The filing period opens January 25, 2017 and closes February 3, 2017

Town Office business hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9-1 and Thurs 3-7pm

Special Sign-up Session will be held: Friday, February 3, 2017 from 3:00 pm – 5:00   pm

 

Family Fun Day Schedule 

Salmon Falls Family Fun Day 2016 Rollinsford American Legion

Foundry Street

Sunday, September 25

Noon – 8:00PM for fireworks!

Join us after the Salmon Run 5K – and keep the fun going until the sun goes down!

Activities are all day 12:00 – 4:00 in Ball Field –certain performances time listed below

Scavenger hunt – Pick up your clues at the Library table and head to the trail

behind the community garden.

Kids’ carnival games and Picture taking displays  

Arch – Try your luck with graces, ball and cup, bowling and maybe hoop and stick.  

Chris Benedetto – Will be dressing as a Revolutionary War soldier since it is the 240th anniversary of 1776. He will be doing drills and firing a few times (with blanks of course). Also, one of their board members will be doing a presentation as a World War I soldier since the American Legion is partly named after William Martel, who was killed in France in 1918.

Concessions $$$, 50/50 raffle $$$

Rollinsford Community Garden – Selling Grilled Corn $$$

Linda Watson Selling Shaved Ice $$$

Cookie baking contest –vote for your favorite 1PM-4PM – Legion Hall -prizes

Scarecrow decorating contest – vote for your favorite 1PM -4PM – Outside of hall-prizes

 Garrison Players Youth– Performing songs from “Little Mermaid” 12:30 Legion Hall

Belletete Ballet- Dance Performance 1:30 Legion Hall

Fire Department field games 1PM Ballfield

Wildlife Encounters – Sponsored by Rollinsford Education Foundation and Linda Watson 3PM Ballfield

Police-sponsored spaghetti dinner (5-6:30) Legion Hall 

Music during dinner performed by: June and the Honey Badgers (5-6:30) Legion Hall

DJ – Patrick Gale & street dancing (6:30-8:00)

FIREWORKS! (8:00)

Many exciting activities are planned to bring our local families and neighbors together!! To end the day with a bang, we’re bringing back the tradition of an amazing fireworks display over the Salmon Falls River.

Thank you to the local businesses for their donations and town organizations who have donated time to make this event a reality!