Town Meeting

Library, Bridge On Grantham Town Warrant

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Grantham School District meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3, in the Grantham Village School gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 10, at the Town Hall at 5 p.m. Grantham — Voters will have much to consider at this year’s Town Meeting. Town budget special and individual warrant articles total $1.6 million this year, as the Selectboard is seeking voter approval on …

Kearsarge School District To Vote on Spending

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Kearsarge Regional School District election will be Tuesday, March 10, to act on the warrant articles and includes the towns of Bradford, N.H., Springfield, N.H., Newbury, Sutton, New London, Warner and Wilmot. Voters are instructed to report to voting places in their respective towns to cast their vote by Australian ballot. North Sutton, n.h. — With the decision to transfer district-owned land …

Selectboard, School Board Candidates Square Off in Sunapee

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Voting on the Sunapee town and school warrants, including the budgets and election of officers, will be Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Sherburne Gymnasium. Sunapee — A dispute over spending on the town budget is sparking two contested elections for the Selectboard. And a husband and wife are challenging incumbents on the Selectboard and School Board, respectively. …

Wide-Ranging Debate in Hartford

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hartford — After cruising through the basic warning articles for both the town and the school district at the annual floor meeting on Saturday, residents engaged in a lively, wide-ranging conversation about the town’s schools, touching on everything …

Unity Voters Pass School Bond

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Claremont — Unity students in grades K-8 should be in their new school by September after voters at the annual school meeting Saturday passed a $2.75 million bond to complete construction. With 75 percent of those present voting …

Tie Vote Forces Recount in Grafton

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Grafton — Officials will convene at the town office building tonight to recount votes for an article that resulted in a tie during ballot voting at Town Meeting last week. The Selectboard, town clerk and moderator will gather at 5:30 p.m. to recount the 562 votes cast on …

Plainfield Approves Budget

Monday, March 17, 2014

Plainfield — As residents fi led into the Plainfield Elementary School gym for this year’s floor meeting, Selectman Rob Taylor took to the microphone. “I can assure you that we hope to get out of here soon, because the sap is hopefully going to start running today,” he …

Springfield To Purchase New Truck

Monday, March 17, 2014

Springfield, n.h. — Voters overwhelmingly approved the purchase of a new truck for the highway department at Town Meeting on Saturday. The $151,000 warrant article for the truck was the single largest spending article of the day other than the budget, although the town anticipates $52,000 of the …

Enfield Voters Back Dog Park Plan

Monday, March 17, 2014

Enfield — All spending articles easily passed at Town Meeting on Saturday, and residents participated in a lively discussion in support of a proposed dog park. Voters unanimously approved nearly $5.5 million in overall municipal spending, including water …

Unity Rejects $35,000 for New Gazebo

Monday, March 17, 2014

Unity — A $35,000 appropriation to complete the new gazebo on the town common was the only article defeated during Saturday’s nearly two-hour Town Meeting. Ironically, John Callum, who has directed the gazebo project, argued strongly against the appropriation. “I really don’t want the money,” said Callum, who …

Dorchester Residents OK Town Hall Repairs

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dorchester — All spending articles passed with a voice vote on Saturday, including appropriations that will allow the town to make repairs to Town Hall and create new, digital tax maps. Voters met at Town Hall and approved the $437,602 budget. They also gave permission to appropriate $15,000 …

Croydon OKs Budgets, Not Kindergarten

Monday, March 17, 2014

Croydon — Voters adopted both their town and school budgets Saturday, but rejected a proposal to expand full-day kindergarten from three to five days. Nine articles passed as warned at Town Meeting, while one passed after an amendment. …

Oxbow Budget Restores Teacher

Friday, March 14, 2014

Residents in Bradford and Newbury, Vt., will vote on the 2014-2015 budget for Oxbow Union High School and several other articles by Australian ballot, on Tuesday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Bradford voters will cast …