Police on Thursday night were involved in a foot pursuit when a man fled his vehicle after being stopped by an officer. Rochester man Michael Conrad, 37, was pulled over in the parking lot of Stop N' Go Deli on Route 125 around 8:15 p.m. Thursday for having a license plate light out, said Police Sgt.
Please send listings to firstname.lastname@example.org . DOVER - Ham and bean suppers will be taking place on Saturday, March 7, May 2, and June 6, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at St. George Church Hall, on Mechanics St. Tickets are available at the door, $7 Adults, $4 Children, $18/Family.
Mayor T.J. Jean and City Manager Daniel Fitzpatrick were upbeat about the city's fiscal and economic current position and future, during the State of the City breakfast forum at Frisbie Memorial Hospital Thursday. “Our financial position is very strong and our economic development continues to increase,” Jean told a gathering of Chamber of Commerce members and city personnel.
This month, Sanford dropped its ambulance mutual aid coverage for Lebanon, as negotiations continue over thousands of dollars Sanford has imposed on Lebanon. Sanford, one of four ambulance providers that implemented a primary responder fee for Lebanon, began charging $2,000 for each response to a call that Lebanon's own EMS service is unable to service.
The Rochester School Department has recently acquired five escape chairs as a gift from Frisbie Memorial Hospital. John Marzinzik, the CEO of the hospital, wants to work closely with the school system to be a resource for the health and safety of the children of Rochester.
The city has hired its first in-house attorney Terence M. O'Rourke, who began his new job on March 2. O'Rourke, whose starting annual salary will be $91,644, will replace the services of attorney Danford Wensley of Wensley & Jones, PLLC, who has served as Rochester's outside legal counsel for years. O'Rourke, who was not available for commentl, had previously served as assistant United States attorney, senior assistant county attorney for Carroll County, and assistant county attorney for Rockingham County.
Rochester “Munch Madness” is coming, March 17 through April 6. The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Economic Development Department and Rochester Main Street are working together with Rochester's restaurants to host “Munch Madness”, a Tournament of Restaurant Offerings that coincides with the annual NCAA basketball play-offs. Each participating restaurant will be offering a special item during this period, and patrons will be encouraged to go online and vote for their favorite restaurant.
The Lebanon Budget Committee will meet at the Town Office on Upper Guinea Road this Monday, March 9, at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend all of the committee's meetings, during which the proposed budgets of various town departments and agencies are discussed. On Monday, the committee will review the Lebanon Fire Department's budget, which includes proposed funds for hydrants and capital improvements.
After heavy snowfall this winter, some city councilors anticipate heavy flooding on the streets of Rochester this spring. At a meeting Tuesday night, City Councilor Jake Collins asked whether the city can do anything to prepare for the "massive snowmelt" that will hit the region once the weather warms up.
State Representative Peter Bixby said it is time to fix school adequacy aid throughout the state, citing the town of Wolfeboro as a community that has an unfair advantage under the current system. Wolfeboro, Bixby said Monday, gets approximately $5,000 more per child than the state sets as the adequacy rate.
A man was injured and sent to the hospital after a house at 35 Shaw Drive in Rochester caught fire, severely damaging most of the home. According to the Rochester Fire Department, the man, who owned the home, suffered smoke inhalation and burns.
ROCHESTER Trinity Anglican Church Thrift & Gift Shop is now in its Spring/Summer Season. Please excuse our emptiness but as soon as our consigners start bringing in their merchandise we will fill up quickly.
Incumbent selectmen Charles King and Arthur Capello are seeking re-election, along with challengers David Connolly, Jim Horgan, Ann Titus and Joan Funk, a six-way race to fill two three-year seats on the board will be decided when voters go to the polls on Tuesday, March 10. Arthur Capello Capello, age 48, is married and the father of six children. He has been a resident of Farmington for almost 20 years.