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Rye and New Castle November Election Support

Please scroll down to see information on most candidates. Click Here for Official Ballot for Rye (note New Castle should be the same) Click Here for Absentee Ballot Form RCL Candidates Night: Candidate Information for State Senate, State Representative and Executive Council:  RCL Candidates’ Night 10-21-14 State Senate Candidates Video:  Click Here Executive Council Candidates Video: Click [...]

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RCL Information on Conservation Acquisition Hearing Nov. 10th

HEARING ON CONSERVATION ACQUISITION OF FORMER RAND LUMBER PROPERTY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014, 6:30 P.M., TOWN HALL Draft RandPurchaseAndSale CIP Table of Conservation Purchases RandLotLayout RandAppraisalLtr RandValueCalcof 16 lots Rand Lumber Comps BOS A-P Process for Conservation Purchases Notice of hearing:  Click here (hearing to be coincident with BOS meeting) 1.  Former Rand Lumber property of approximately [...]

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Demolition Meeting Nov. 13th 9am Information

Jim Tegeder of the Heritage Commission reports “the building is in bad shape on the backside. Windows are broken, foundation is cracked and is open to the weather. The roof has bad patches and generally looks like it suffered multiple grenade attacks.”  Here’s what Mae had e-mailed to a long list of people:  “To board [...]

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NH Made Open Houses in Rye Nov. 8th and 9th

NH Made Open Houses in Rye Nov. 8th and 9th

Nov 8th and 9th – Two Studios in Rye will be open as Part Of the Statewide League of NH Craftsmen and NH MADE NH OPEN DOORS EVENT HERLIHEDRONS OPEN STUDIO, Hours: Nov. 8: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM Nov. 9: 09:00 AM-04:00 PM Nina Fox Herlihy 55 Lang Road Rye, NH 03870 603-373-8933 herlihedrons@comcast.net Herlihedrons.com Fun, delightful, [...]

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RCL Notes of SAU50 Sept 24, 2014 meeting

Final Revision B – Provided by theRyeCivic League Editor’s note:  For ease in finding particular sections using the archived video and audio on Vimeo, the elapsed time is indicated in minutes and seconds.  Use the slider and the elapsed time indicated at the bottom of the video window to fast forward to the desired section.  [...]

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BOS Budget Workshop all day meeting

RCL Table showing all discussions and time stamps:  BOS102314budgetSess This is an .xls file that needs to be opened.  If you have trouble try the pdf file:  BOS102314budgetSess   Rye NH Board of Selectmen all-day Budget Session (times from video on Town website) Account Description Dept. Req. BOS approval Elapsed Time Video start 0:00 8:56:36 [...]

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RCL Beach Committee Notes Sept 29, 2014

NOTES OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 RYE BEACH COMMITTEE MEETING Final Revision B – Provided by theRyeCivic League Present (clockwise around table):  Police Chief Kevin Walsh, Committee members Lori Carbajal, Keper Connell, Steve Hillman, Larry Rocha.  Absent:  Colin Drake. Present from the public:  Peter Crawford, Joe Cummins. Editor’s note:  For ease in finding particular sections using [...]

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ZBA RCL Meeting Notes Oct 1, 2014

NOTES OF OCTOBER 1, 2014 RYE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEETING Final Revision B – Provided by theRyeCivic League Present from the ZBA (clockwise around table):  Clerk Burt Dibble, Shawn Crapo, Chairman Ray Jarvis, Vice Chairman Paul Goldman, Patty Weathersby. Also present:  Planning Administrator Kim Reed. Editor’s note:  For ease in finding particular sections using [...]

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Conservation Commission RCL Notes October 16, 2014

NOTES OF OCTOBER 16, 2014 RYE CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING Final Revision B – Provided by theRyeCivic League Present from the Conservation Commission (counterclockwise around the table):  Jim Raynes, Lawton Struble, Dyana Ledger (Transcriptionist, not member), Mike Garvan, Sally King, Suzanne McFarland, Alternate Charles Raynes, Jaci Grote. Also present:  Peter Crawford, Don Cook, Tracy Degnan. Editor’s [...]

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RCL Planning Board Meeting Notes October 14, 2014

NOTES OF OCTOBER 14, 2014 RYE PLANNING BOARD MEETING Final Revision B – Provided by theRyeCivic League Present and seated counterclockwise around the table (Regular Planning Board members except as noted):  Alternate Ann Crotty, Jerry Gittlein, Ray Tweedie, Phil Winslow, Town Counsel Michael Donovan, Bill Epperson, Planning Administrator Kim Reed, Mel Low, Alternate Jeff Quinn, [...]

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Town Hall Committee Public Hearing October 28, 2014

NOTES OF OCTOBER 28, 2014 RYE TOWN HALL COMMITTEE MEETING Final Revision B – Provided by theRyeCivic League Present from Town Hall Committee (left to right at table): Peter White, Victor Azzi, Peter Kasnet (left early), Mae Bradshaw, Paul Goldman, Beth Yeaton, Priscilla Jenness, Craig Musselman, Lucy Neiman Present from SMP Architecture:  Jason LaCombe, Anthony Mento, [...]

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Rye Farm (561 South Rd) Site Walk RCL Notes

RCL Notes: RyePlngBoardNotes091514siteWalkRyeFarmRevCfinal 1.  Rye Water District representatives showed the wellheads located 1000 feet away, but developer Don Cook asserts that, [...]

RCL BOS October 27, 2014 Notes

RCL File for Civic News: RyeBOSrclNotes102714revBfinal Treasurer Leon Blaisdell passed away.  Jane Ireland was appointed Treasurer through the 2015 election. More [...]

BOS Meeting September 15, 2014

RCL Meeting Note: RyeBOSrclNotes101514revBfinal Town Meeting Minutes:   10-15-14 Minutes (note they were e-mailed, but never posted) Capital Improvement Plan with four [...]

RJH Harvest Festival October 21st

Flyer;  harvest_fest_flyer_2014 Rye Junior High School will be having its 6th Annual Harvest Festival on Tuesday, October 21st from 6-8pm. [...]

RCL Town Hall Committee September 18, 2014

RCL Notes:  THCworkingGroup091814revBfinal 1. Local builder, Town resident and 2011 Town Hall Space Needs Committee member Joe Tucker presented his [...]

RCL THC Working Group notes September 11, 2014

RCL Notes file: THCworkingGroup091114revBfinal 1. The architect states that, due to the extent of change to the Town Hall, the [...]