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RCL Master Plan Overview

One key question is:  What are the resources required to maintain the Master Plan the right way? The town needs to first agree on what the right way is for Rye.   How the 2013 updates were made, communicated and the involvement of the public leave much room for improvement. Examples from 2013: – The […]

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What will pass for Town Hall?

Please try to attend the August 5th Presentation at the Rye Public Safety Building at 6:30pm The existing plan moving forward is a new 6,000 two story building with an underground connector to the existing Town Hall.  The existing Town Hall will be renovated.  The entire Town Hall complex is estimated to be 12,000 square […]

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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     No Video – camera […]

RCL Discussion Topics

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 23rd Young Adults Writing Workshop

Teen Writing Workshop May 23rd

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 […]