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Rye Clean Water Information

Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 Nov 17     No Video – camera failed November 29th Presentation:  CMA (Selectmen Musselman and his firm act for free as “town engineer”):  CMA Grove Road Solid Waste Landfill-11-29-17    We do not have the RWD Slides or what State Rep. Mindi Mesimer […]

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RCL Discussion Topics

Here are the different topics for discussion.   We have started with some information and opinion “not right or wrong”, just opinions and some information to get discussions going.   We will start with a manual process of attempting to communicate to specific people who let us know they would like more information when a […]

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Files for June 18 Rye Civic News

Update to Rye BOS on Commission on the Seacoast Cancer Cluster Investigation RSA 126 Legal Notice Whitehorse Conservation Commission May 18 Meetings RCL Notes Stoneleigh South Rd Development Land overview Sitewalk for Bracket Rd Cell Tower

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RCL Joint ZBA & Planning April 18, 2018

RCL April 16, 2018 joint meeting cell tower Joint Meeting ZBA and Planning Board April 16 A joint meeting was held at the library to a packed room of residents opposed to the cell tower proposal for 120 Brackett Road.  The special joint meeting was held to hear the application from Verizon /Cellco to place […]

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Rye Beach Walking Tour on the Big Screen May 20th

:RHS will present at RPL on Sunday May 20 at 2 PM with Jen King Thanks to a gift from the Toohey family, independent historian Jen King has created a free down loadable app of a figure eight historic Rye Beach walking tour for RHS. The app is flexible and may be tailored to the viewers needs. This is chance to see part of Lost […]

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Conservation Commission April 12, 2018 RCL notes

WETLANDS 14 Fairhill Ave. Tax Map 20.2 Lot 144 Lot size 7,885 sq.ft Owners: John and Elaine Lampron Applicant Gary Densen Attorney DTC Lawyers Proposed new 32×26’ 3 BR and 16×22’ new garage, new septic, move waterline Town GIS Map: Click on lot Number: Setback of the building to wetlands currently is 20.5 feet with […]

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May 23rd Young Adults Writing Workshop

Teen Writing Workshop May 23rd

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2018 Memorial Day Celebration

2018 Memorial Day Celebration

TOWN OF RYE MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY & PARADE On Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. the Town of Rye will conduct a Memorial Day Ceremony at Central Cemetery (beside Rye Town Hall, 10 Central Road, Rye, NH).  The Ceremony will begin with a parade from the Veterans Monument and end on the green at […]

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Select Board March 26, 2018 RCL notes

File for Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes032618revBfinal Letter from Steven Borne:  Rye 2018 BOS Expectations S Borne There was extensive public comment on the defeat of Article 9 to tear down and rebuild Town Hall. Some urged the Select Board to start now supporting a tear down and new build, while others urged moving forward with painting and other […]

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Board of Selectmen March 12, 2018 RCL Notes

File for civic news:  BOS Notes RCL March 12, 2018 A resident challenged the accuracy of information on a card mailed to all households regarding the TD Bank purchase and the Esther Parsons Legacy. Summer Sessions was challenged by the Police Chief for the lack of a traffic safety plan and by Selectman Musselman for expecting […]

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120 Bracket Rd Cell Tower Letter to Rep. Messmer

Re: PLACEMENT OF A CELL TOWER IN RYE RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT Dear Representative Messmer, We believe you are well aware of the opposition that has surfaced to the proposed construction of a Verizon cell tower in a single residential district of Rye. We now have 79 residents who have registered their opposition, and we expect that […]

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RES and RJH Water Testing Reports

RJH Water Testing February 2018 RES Water Testing February 2018

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RES Empty Bowl Event April 4th 5pm to 7pm

Empty Bowls Event:  Rye Elementary School will proudly be hosting Empty Bowls, an event to benefit Gather’s Meals 4 Kids, […]

Heritage Commission Education on Town Hall Questions

Selectman Musselman responding to assertions in John Loftus Letter to the Editor Click Here Resident produced clarification of public statements […]

2018 School Deliberative Meeting Notes

File for Civic News:  SchoolDelibSess020618revBfinal An attempt to decrease the operating budget by approximately $76,000, the cost of Rye’s contribution to […]

RCL February 26, 2018 BOS Notes

File for Civic News: RyeBOSrclNotes022618revBfinal A long-time resident provided documents to the Selectmen that, she said, supports her assertion that Esther […]

RCL February 12, 2018 BOS Meeting Notes

File for Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes021218revBfinal A resident expressed disappointment at the late disclosure of the fact that, if the Town were […]

School Ballot article 2 Similar NH Case

Similar case: On February 20, 2018, the Hillsborough Superior Court ordered a reduction in Weare, NH default budget because the […]