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Opinion: Recent Developments in Rye

If you live near property that could be developed, you should be concerned about what has transpired over the last year or so. Additionally, builders bring in experts.  Residents rely on the Master Plan, the Planning Board, and the Town to do what is best for the residents. Foyes Corner: –          How would you feel […]

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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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Plan NH Charrette, a community-wide discussion

Video of: Plan NH Presentation Our Fundraising goal is $7,500 and we reached it.. THANK YOU to the Business Sponsors! […]

Most Current Rye Civic News

Rye Civic News January 2019 from the RCL Rye Civic News December 2018 from the RCL Rye Civic News November […]

Rye Clean Water Information

November 2018 Parsons Creek monitoring data: Click Here Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 […]

July 4th Rye History Trolley Tour

Rye History Trolley Tour Wed. July 4th, 10:30 – 12:00 $25, $18 Sen. and under 18 Reservations by E-mail: info@ryenhhistoricalsociety.org […]

June 2019 Civic News Documents

Files for May 2019 Civic News

RWD 2019 Budget Comparison

RWD 2019 Budget Growth

RWD 2019 Reserve and Trust Table

RWD Reserves and Trust

Rye After School Program Help Needed

Rye After School Program Help Needed

RYE RECREATION AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM PART-TIME POSITIONS COUNSELORS: 2:15 – 6:00 p.m., M-F 1-5 days a week Rye School District […]