Barnstead Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on June 11,
2017 10:00 AM at the South Barnstead Church. Meeting is open to
Letter to the Editor
I definitely would not put an
application in for that vacant seat on the school board like Lyla Adkins
did. Lyla had stepped down after her 3 year term was up, but
suddenly, she decided to put in for the vacant seat left by Michele
Brown. And of course, the outcome was as I expected, because
Lyla Adkins won the board’s vote the day she submitted her application
for that position. David Allen never had a chance to be picked;
nor myself; nor do I suppose Mr. Allen had any idea what was going
Farmers Market Grand Opening
The 2nd Annual GRAND OPENING of the
BARNSTEAD FARMERS MARKET is June 10th 2017, from 9:00a.m. - 12 noon at
its location on the corner of RTE 28 and Maple Street in Barnstead! New
to the market this season is BREAKFAST! Lucas Roasting Company will
offer Fresh Brewed Coffee and our market will have a variety of products
such as: fresh baked goods: gluten free and organic, vegetables, herbs,
plants, local meats, delicious breads, jams and jellies, maple syrup,
gifts and more. Our Market now accepts SNAP Benefits, Credit Cards and
Every Week, we will raffle off $25 in Market Dollars!
the Lakes Regions fastest growing Farmers Market and find out what
everyone is talking about! Our GRAND OPENING will have Kids Activities,
a FREE shopping bag for each customer, an opportunity to WIN $25 to
spend at the market and music by our local celebrity CHRIS BONOLI!
The Barnstead Area Community FARMERS MARKET was developed to provide a
venue for local area agricultural business to expand their consumer
base. Our Motto: Buy Local, Buy Fresh, Buy from the Farmer, not only
encourages our local and nearby communities, but also our seasonal and
local tourist, to have a one stop shopping place for their consumables.
This market also supports local artisans, nonprofit organizations and
craftsman and Guest Vendors are always welcome, for more information
please contact Lori Mahar at 603-269-2329, Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or check the Facebook Page/Barnstead Farmers
Market and/or website: www.barnsteadfarmersmarket.club.
Memorial Library News
Library Substitutes & Volunteers Needed!
Oscar Foss Memorial Library is looking to increase our list of
substitutes and volunteers. If you are interested in one or both of
these positions, please contact Danielle at 269-3900 for more
Please call the library (269-3900) or visit our website
(oscarfoss.org) for more information about any of our programs or
events. There is always something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial
Library! Library hours are; Tuesday and Wednesday: 10am-6pm, Thursday
and Friday: 12pm-8pm, Saturday: 10am-1pm, Sunday and Monday: closed.
Democratic Party Guests Join Tri-Town Democrat Meeting
Hampshire Democratic Party’s Political Director and Operations Director
will join June’s meeting of the Tri-Town Democrats of Barnstead,
Gilmanton, and Alton. Erin Turmelle, NHDP Political Director, is the
point of contact for NH elected officials and the town and county
Democrat groups and provides training to help build community.
Erin Cotton, NHDP Operations Director, organizes town and county
caucuses and assists with grassroots resources. Our meeting topics will
include strategic action plans, participation in exciting NH
grassroots movements, future trainings for local activists, legislator
accountability, and community organizing.
Join us on June 5th at 6:30
in Alton at the Alton Community Senior Center at 7 Pearson Road. The
meeting is open to any and all residents of Barnstead, Alton, and
Gilmanton who consider themselves moderate, liberal, or progressive
Democrats or like-minded Independents. Refreshments to share are
encouraged but not required. For more information, please contact
Heather Carter at email@example.com or
visit the “Barnstead, Alton, and Gilmanton Democrats” Facebook page.
left to right: BettyJane Weir (PMHS class of 2018), Abigail Thomas,
(PMHS class of 2018, FBLA Vice-president), Front row: Tiffany White
(PMHS class of 2018, FBLA President).
Mountain High School, Future Business Leaders Of America (FBLA) Needs
Your Help To Reach Their California Dream
The Prospect Mountain High
School, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter is California
Dreaming. BettyJane Weir, Abigail Thomas (vice president), and Tiffany
White (president) all placed in events during the FBLA NH State
Leadership Competition this March, qualifying them for the National
Competition in Anaheim, CA. Weir placed third in the state for Design
Publication, Thomas and White both competed in the Job Interview
competition with Thomas placing fourth and White placing second, and
together they competed as a team in the Community Service Project
placing first overall. The trip will take place June 27th to July
4th 2017. The costs of this competition is over $2,000 per student. The
chapter has been working hard to fundraise, and is on their way,
however, they still need assistance and are reaching out to the
community for help. Any donations would be greatly appreciated in
helping these Future Business Leaders of America attain their goals.
If you are interested in helping the PMHS FBLA please mail your donation
to Prospect Mountain High School FBLA 242 Suncook Valley Road, Alton, NH
Lakers’ Social Club News
The Locke Lakers Social Club has voted to
have only ONE business meeting during the month. It will be
held at the lodge on the second Tuesday of each month.
Social is at 9:30 am and business meeting at 10:00 am.
“Snowbird Welcome Home” gathering will take place on June 11 at Noon at
the Pool #1 gazebo. We are always looking for new members and this
is an ideal time to come join us and meet your neighbors. The
Lakers are open to any member of the Locke Lake Colony. If you
wish to attend just come and bring some appetizers or finger food.
The club will provide the beverages.
The next monthly business
meeting will be Tuesday morning June 13th. Looking ahead, we
will have our “Christmas in July” on Saturday July 15th. We will
have a chicken dinner sponsored by the club at no cost for members.
Please give a call to Ann Shea the week before if you plan to
attend so the proper amount of food may be purchased. We shall
have a Yankee Swap so please bring a wrapped gift valued at no more than