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  1. Chichester prefers hands-on in ballot counting, budgeting and road agent electingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Concord Monitor

    Chichester voters plug secret ballots into the backup ballot box at Chichester Central School yesterday. The official ballot box, which was used in the previous article, dates back to 1889.

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  2. Hillsboro: Nonresident inclusion sparks debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Concord Monitor

    ... majority to pass, and had 239 for and 328 against the measure. It was the year of the write-in campaign in Chichester. Incumbent Selectmen Chairman Richard DeBold took 41 percent of the vote to win another term on the board, Voters at town meeting ...

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  3. Roundup: Where voters landed on season's top issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Concord Monitor

    ... votes also decided elections for selectmen, road agents, planning board members and other public positions. In Chichester, candidates in a selectmen's race won by a write-in crowded the parking lot, and voter turnout exceeded expectations. Despite ...

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  4. Seen and heard at Town Meeting 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Concord Monitor

    Moderator Nate Cyr in Chichester stands in front of an old ballot box from 1889 and its days may be numbered. At the town's annual meeting, voters may choose to replace the box, which forces the hand-counting of ballots, with an electronic machine.

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  5. Letter: MacCleery for selectmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Concord Monitor

    I did not come to this decision lightly, but after attending the candidates' night and receiving a call from a concerned citizen, it was evident that I was not the only one worried about the direction the town of Chichester was taking. I filled this position in the past for six years, and I am currently on the BOA, budget committee and agriculture commission.

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  6. Chichester School District: Budget, teachers' contract spark passionate debate at annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Concord Monitor

    With an amendment to cut $300,000 out of the Chichester School District's budget on the floor, moderator Doug Hall made an exception to allow an unregistered voter to speak at the annual meeting. "I've heard a lot around town about teachers not getting their raises and the school budget being cut," said Iain McCormack, a seventh-grader at Chichester Central School.

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  7. Letter: Weir for road agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Concord Monitor

    I come from a very large family, deeply rooted and dedicated to Chichester: Twenty-five years of service on the board of selectmen, nine of which included two family members serving simultaneously. Twenty-six years of service as road agent, 15 of which were served under the supervision of a family member on the board of selectmen.

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  8. 50th: Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | UnionLeader.com

    ... School West. Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong have two children: Richard Armstrong of Pembroke and Mrs. Timothy Pitman of Chichester. They also have four grandchildren. The couple celebrated their anniversary by taking an eastern Caribbean cruise for seven ...

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  9. Boscawen Selectman candidate Mark Varney replaces the campaign sign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Concord Monitor

    ... would help his chances, but he knew they couldn't hurt, he said. Jason Weir, a board of selectmen candidate in Chichester, shares the sentiment. Seven years ago, he bought 25 signs at $4 a pop for a selectboard run. This year, he dug out the signs ...

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  10. Amid lawsuits and infighting, voters choosing between known faces in Chichester selectmen raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Concord Monitor

    A former Chichester fire chief who sued the town and settled after being fired from that job - and who reopened that lawsuit after being fired from his job at the highway department - is now seeking to become a selectman. If elected, Gilbert Vien would sit on the board alongside two other members who presided over both of his firings.

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  11. Chichester school petitioners - make a statement' about SAU costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Concord Monitor

    A petitioned article on the Chichester School District's warrant seeks to break out the SAU budget to be voted on separately, but - if passed - it isn't likely to have an effect any time soon. The SAU expenses are currently worked in the schools' regular budgets.

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  12. Arthur Blackman: A man of accomplishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... Groton Public Library and Lawrence Academy. "As a little boy, he spent summers visiting his grandparents' home in Chichester N.H.," recalled Camilla, "slept on a screened porch where he could slip directly outdoors by himself without waking the ...

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  13. Thanks a Million: Digging out the schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    Chichester families and community members would like to express our appreciation to Chichester Central School Board members, maintenance staff, and Principal Brian Beaverstock! These individuals braved the arctic weather and severe windchill temperatures on the roof of Chichester Central School on Valentine's Day to ensure the safety of our school children. This team of volunteers not only cleared the roof before Sunday's impending blizzard, but also saved our local taxpayers $15,000 to $20,000 by completing the work themselves.

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  14. Ray Duckler: The Eggman cometh, decade after decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... because we did not consider it to be Bert's fault." The neglected horses were taken to Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester, a rescue shelter run by Teresa Paradis. Perhaps a more hands-on approach would have brought the problem to light sooner, ...

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  15. Despite the cold, enough businesses stayed open for some coffee, pizza, and a hot lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... everywhere else in Concord was closed, he said. After lunch, Barnard will hit the streets to plow in Concord, Chichester and Penacook until the snow stops, he said. "I enjoy pushing snow around." People hoping to catch a film on their snow day had ...

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  16. Weathervane closes Bedford restaurant, three in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    ... include the flagship restaurant in Kittery, and five in New Hampshire: Nashua, Salem, Dover, West Lebanon and Chichester. The company, founded in 1969, also will continue to operate its seasonal restaurants, including the Lobster in the Rough it ...

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  17. Amid concerns from bobcat supporters, N.H. Fish and Game asks for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    Linda Dionne , president of theNew Hampshire Animal Rights League Inc., and Linda Rauter of Chichester protest outside the New Hampshire Fish and Game office in Concord on Wednesday. Dionne said that opening up the trapping and killing of the bobcat was more about getting licenses and pelts than anything else.

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  18. Pittsfield fire blamed on use of improper burning materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... he occupants, Martin said. An automatic response brought help from departments in Barnstead, Epsom, Gilmanton and Chichester, while Loudon provided station coverage.

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  19. Caren Bonisteel of Chichester shakes New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft at Gillette Stadium.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... of the Anthem insurance company. All expenses for the trip were paid. Then, on Dec. 28, Caren Bonisteel, a Chichester woman whose volunteer work got noticed in Foxborough, Mass., shook hands with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on the field ...

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  20. Wife of Chichester officer agrees to drug diversion, criminal charges droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    Prosecutors have conditionally dropped charges against the wife of a Chichester police officer who was accused last year of selling prescription painkillers from her home in Concord. Angel Wright, 35, of Bradley Street was arrested Aug. 29 and charged with three felonies, each with a maximum seven-year prison sentence.

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