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Does the 511 Wallis Road Still Qualify as an RCD

511 Wallis RCD

Looking at all of the changes (variances, exceptions, waivers) and the current request to have all the units be much larger should this development still be considered an RCD?  Also bigger units implies more people and more traffic, what is the cumulative impact of this expanded development, Websters at Rye and all of the development […]

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Opinion on Fire Chief – June 2014

Steven Borne asks: Since Chief Sullivan is retiring from Rye, before we hire a replacement the Town should engage in discussions with New Castle, N. Hampton, Portsmouth and Greenland about how much coverage the area needs for man-power, equipment and administration.  I would like to see ven diagrams of the coverage for the different equipment […]

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Opinion: June 2014 How much traffic is too much?

Resident Opinion (Note opinions are posted for residents are are not reviewed, discussed, approved or endorsed by the RCL). In this LTE (click here) on Webster at Rye, Steven Borne asks if the Town needs to establish what too much traffic is on our main corridors, such as Washington/Wallis/Sagamore.   At the May 7th ZBA meeting the […]

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Opinion Letter about Conservation Bond

This is a letter that the RCL was requested to post.  We have and will continue to post opinion pieces from residents.  Please see the table at the bottom of the letter. State Representatives Tom Sherman and David Borden New Hampshire State Legislature By e-mail Dear Tom and David: I am writing regarding to urge […]

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Webster’s Abutter Information

The abutters of the proposed expansion at Webster’s at Rye have created the following information. Overview Document:  Webster Abutters Overview Mailer this group sent:  Webster Mega Build info Plan view:  WebsterRevisedPlan5.7.14ZBAHrg diagram

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Study Information associated with 2013 Article 15 (Beach Use Committee)

Rye Beach Report 2013 findings Katy Sherman who was on the Beach Use Committee provided this summary of information she collected and is making it available for others.    

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Why Restore the Town Hall Auditorium by Alex Herlihy, Chair Rye Historical Society

Printable version:  Town Hall Business Plan Document created by: Alex Herlihy as the Chair of the Rye Historic Society. Operational Plan – Restoration and Use of Town Hall Auditorium Alex Herlihy, Rye Historical Society Original draft submitted– 8/28/12 to town space committee Revised version below – January 28, 2013  submitted to BOS   Current occupants […]

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Rye Clean Water Information

RCL Clean Water Document:  Clean Water Information RCL Sept 5, 2017 Table of State PFC levels:  State by State PFC […]

Rye Master Plan 2017 Updates Discussion

Our Master Plan is the Public’s guide for what happens in Rye.  With over $1.8 billion in assessed value, is […]

RCL Support for Property Assemsment

Open this document:  RCL Property Assesment Support July 2017

RCL Discussion Topics

Here are the different topics for discussion.   We have started with some information and opinion “not right or wrong”, […]

RCL School Feasibility 30 Aug. 2017 Meeting

For the Civic News:  RyeSchoolFeasibility083117revBfinal Anecdotal data from two realtors reveals that only thirty percent of Rye properties are being […]

Request to Budget Committee August 17, 2017

New Budget Committee Name

Dow Lane Safety Concerns

Most recent BOS letter:  Dow Lane Sept 5 letter to BOS Dow Lane Neighbors petition and letter – Provides the […]

RCL Notes of August 28, 2017 Board of Selectmen meeting

File for Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes082817revBfinal The new Fire Chief, Mark Cotreau, was introduced. More Detail A doctor or registered nurse […]

“The Last Run” September 13th RPL Book discussion

Rye resident Steve Clarkson Discusses his recent book, “The Last Run” Wednesday, September 13 6:30 pm at the Rye Public […]

Heritage Commision – Fall Foliage Tour October 2nd

 Monday October 2nd from 6 to 8pm aboard the Thomas Leighton, rain or shine, up river- Great Bay cruise, $25 […]