Watch for runners Sat. morning

Please use caution while driving in Rollinsford between 10-11 am, Saturday, 9/22. The Salmon Run 5K is being held Saturday morning at 10 am, beginning and ending at RGS. The runners and walkers will be on Pine St, Silver St., Rollins Rd., Greenview, Front St. Main St. and Locust.

Thank you for keeping the participants safe!

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.

Reminder: Town Election Filing Period Ends Friday, 5PM

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 Clerk for (3) 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 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 Library Trust for (2) two year term;
  • One Trustee of the Cemetery Trust for (3) three year term

The filing period opens January 24, 2018 and closes February 2, 2018

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

Special Sign-up Session will be held: Friday, February 2, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Town Elections: Open Positions & Candidacy Filing Deadline

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 Clerk for (3) year term;
  • One Town Treasurer for (1) one year term;
  • One Chief of the Fire Department for (1) one year term;
  • One Town Moderator for (1) year term;
  • Three members of the Budget Committee for (3) three year term;
  • One Trustee of the Trust Funds for (3) three year term;
  • Two Trustee of the Library Trust for (3) three year term;
  • One Trustee of the Cemetery Trust for (3) three year

The filing period opens January 24, 2018 and closes February 2, 2018

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

Special Sign-up Session will be held: Friday, February 3, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.