The CCS PTO Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be on Saturday
April 15th at 10:00am SHARP. Each year the PTO enjoys seeing
Chichester families with children pre-k - 5th grade. The event will
be held rain or shine. See you there!
Old Home Day Committee
Please join us at our next meeting on
April, 19 at 6:30 pm, held at the Grange Hall. We hope
to see you there!
The Chichester Methodist Church will
hold Holy Thursday on April 13th at 7:00 pm. at their church on Main
Street. Everyone is invited to celebrate the mystery of the Last
Supper and Communion.
The Methodist Church will also be
celebrating Easter Sunrise Service at 6:00 am in front of the church
followed by breakfast in the Parish Hall. Easter Service will
be held at 10 am.
The Pittsfield Senior Center will be
having a Fund Raiser Yard Sale and Bake-off Sale on April 20 from 9
to 12 a.m. For further information contact Joann Luikmil at
Ed Pape will present a talk, “What to Look
for in Your Barn,” on Saturday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the
Chichester Grange Hall, 54 Main Street. This program is hosted by
the Chichester Town Library, Chichester Heritage Commission, and the
Chichester Historical Society. A series of photos of Chichester
barns will be included at the end of the talk for the audience to
identify. For more information call Lucille Noel (798-5709) or the
Chichester Town Library (798-5613).
to Rick and Tracie Davison on April 19.
Design Charrette Team has a model of the proposed “Greenspace” and
Safety Crosswalk Project on display at the town library. Handouts
about the project will be available. Work on the “Greenspace” will
start later in the spring and continue throughout the summer months.
Volunteers are needed. Sign up at the library. For further
information call Lucille Noel (798-5709) or Bernie Reinhardt
The second April meeting of Chichester
Grange has been moved from April 19 to April 26.
Out Of Your Attic Thrift
Submitted By Carol Hendee
Easter is almost
here-last chances for Easter items 1/2 price! Coming in on
Wed., 4/12, there will be a special selection of boys tee shirts and
shorts; sizes 10-12 and 12-14 and boys collar golf shirts- very good
condition- some Star Wars and hockey themed. Flower pots and
other Spring garden items will also appear. Bike helmets $1.00
each. Hopefully the snow will be gone and people can start riding
The Attic is located on Rte 28 north, 5 miles from the
Epsom Circle, Chichester. Mon. 8-12; Tues. & Thurs. 8-4; Wed.
11-4 & Sat. 10-4. 247-7191. Like us on Facebook!
1st Annual Walter Sanborn
And John Sawyer Memorial Fire Truck Show
On May 13th, at Webster
Park, in Epsom NH, the 1st Annual Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer
Memorial Fire Truck Show will be held. This Show will be dedicated
to the memory of Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer both longtime fire
chiefs and vehicle enthusiasts.
Mr. Sawyer was a lifetime member
of the Epsom Fire Department. In 1961, he became a deputy fire warden
in Epsom and assistant fire chief under Roscoe Warren. He served as
fire chief from 1972 to 1976 and from 1980 to 1986. A mechanic, he
did much work on the fire trucks, above and beyond the call of duty.
John was a avid fire truck enthusiast and extremely knowledgeable in
antique fire apparatus. Chief Sawyer’s privately owned truck will be
present and on display.
Walter L. Sanborn, of Chichester,
was a 75-year member of the Chichester Fire Department and Rescue
Squad. He served as Fire Chief for 15 years. He also served as a NH
Forest Fire Warden for forty years. He was widely known for his
knowledge about and his extensive collection of antique automobiles
and fire apparatus, which he continued to acquire up to the time of
his death. His passion for these resulted in his membership in
numerous organizations. He also authored a history of the Chichester
Volunteer Fire Department, published in 2008. Chief Sanborn’s
privately owned fire trucks will be on display.
Reserve Engine Company, the New Hampshire Chapter of SPAAMFAA. In
conjunction with the Epsom NH, FD are putting on this show. The man
behind the idea for this is Paul Sanborn the son of Walter Sanborn
and a 45 year fire service veteran himself and fire truck collector.
Paul is a retired Concord NH Fire Capt., and continues to serve on
the Chi Chester and Loudon NH Fire Depts.
There will be fire
apparatus from the 1800’s on up to today. this is opportunity to see
the evolution and history of NH fire apparatus throughout the years.
It is a family friendly event and is free to the public. The Epsom
Fire Dept., Explorer Post will be selling food beverages. There will
be trophies presented and much more.
Some points of
The Squad 51 Replica (1970’s TV show Emergency) will
be present at this show.
1849 hand pumper (horse drawn) “the
General Worth” and if conditions permit it will put on a pumping
Langdon NH Fire Dept., 1955 Willy’s Jeep (Engine
1889 Wirt-Knox Hose reel.
Chevrolet-Cayasler former Corp of Engineers pumper.
1941 Ford/American LaFrance (great story behind
1949 MACK LS Pumper
Chevy/Pierce Mini Pumper
1937 GMC Combination Pumper
1915 Hand drawn soda acid extinguisher cart
1944 CLASS 325 US ARMY ENGINEERS.
1934 Chevrolet. Homemade, towns
first motorized fire truck. It has a rotary gear PTO.
GMC/Grumman 475/300/4WD. .
2012 HME 1500/2000...This truck is
still in Service with the Chichester NH Fire Dept. Special Note
about this truck, it was dedicated to Walter Sanborn for his years
of service to the Chichester Fire Dept. and is only fitting that it
be at the show.
1964 Chevrolet-Howe, first brand new truck
purchased by the Town of Chichester.
Formerly of the Wolfeboro NH
Fire Dept., Engine 2. This 1930 Buffalo Model 50, Serial # 1019, 500
GPM Hale rotary gear pump with a Waukesha 6 cylinder dual ignition
engine, is undergoing restoration. This is great opportunity to see
what is involved in the restoration process of a antique fire truck.
We have more trucks signing up and expect the number to grow.
show is running from 10am to 2pm, apparatus will begin arriving a
few hours for set up before the show. This is an educational
opportunity for the public of all ages to see some NH History about
the fire service.
We have Two FaceBook Event pages on this event:
The first is the FB page of the Amoskeag Reserve Engine Company
is JHTopham Photography
Fairy Tales Come To Life
In Shrek The Musical, Jr.
Nasty will be nice and
Chichester will be ogre-the-moon when CCS students present their
production of Shrek The Musical JR. The family-friendly musical
comedy follows the adventures of an ogre named Shrek who sets off on
a quest to save a princess from a dragon. However, it turns out that
in order to ultimately succeed, Shrek must battle an even bigger
obstacle: learning how to believe in himself and open his heart to
Set your calendars now to come join in a remarkably fun show:
Performances will be Friday, April 14 at 6:30 PM and Saturday, April
15 at 1 PM. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door.
Don’t miss this hair-raising-hilarious and heartwarming show!
Trimester 2 Honor Roll
Allyson Brudniak, Memori Valentin
Brooke Daly, Evan
Berkeley, Savannah Eaton, Alyvia Hanna, Alissa Lorden, Madelyn
Pitman, Kaytlin White, Caleb May
Michael Cox, Lindsey Eaton, Lilly Losey, Sophia Sykes
Cameron Clarke, Mackenzie Hawkins, Johnathan Holler, Jace LaCross,
Tyler Marsden, Michael McLaughlin, Preston Monterio, Logan Purvis,
Victoria Vallee, Mason Weir
Bourbeau, Colby Despres, Camden Kunitake, Michael Strazzeri, James
Isaiah Berkeley, Dale Brown, Brayden Casey,
Andrew Chiavaras, Ayslin Claudio, Kaydence Corson, Tristan
Laflamme, Tyler Nolan, Matthew O’Rourke
Ryan Ardine, Allison Miner, Summer Pescinski, Mason Pillsbury,
Michael Pitman, Abby Randalll, Nathan Smith, Matthew Wagner
Olivia Berkeley, Lucas Crowell, Brooke Davison, Laci
Ryan Casey, Alex Chiavaras,
Helen Cika, Corey Cleasby, Sophia Gulo, Katie Edmonds, Lindsay
Hawkins, Leah LaCross, Robert Shaw
Brett Cassel, Rachel
Clark, Macayla Fisher, Kelly Garnett, Jack Harkness, Ben Kunitake,
Bridget Mercier, Jason Quinno