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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

Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 Nov 17 Conservation Law Foundation – Efforts for […]

Rye Master Plan 2017 Updates Discussion

2015 Warrant Article 22

preparing-a-master-plan-for-your-community Short overview of what a master plan is:  Click Here Note:  Prior to the October 12th Public Hearing, newer […]

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”, […]

2017 Governance Committee

The Governance Committee and the Board of Directors of the Rye Civic League met on August 29, 2017 to, among […]

Seacoast Lacrosse 2018 Information

Welcome to the home of Seacoast Lacrosse including youth programs 6U,8U,10U,12U and 14U.  Registration for all spring programs are now OPEN.  […]

Town and School Budget 2018 Information

Budget Schedule:  Budget Schedule 2018

RCL October 23, 2017 BOS Notes

cancer cluster final report:  Cancer Task Force final report File for the Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes102317revBfinal A warrant article will be drafted to […]

RCL October 11, 2017 BOS Notes

File for Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes101117revBfinal Selectman Musselman proposed the creation of paid non-resident parking areas on side streets near the beach. […]

Town Hall Space 2017 Updates

The Heritage Committee continues to do all it can to raise funds to maintain the building.  The BOS is completing […]