Merrimack Valley Area Town Crier for September 4

Published: 06/09/2022 09:20:09

Modified: 06/09/2022 09:16:22

BOSCAWENDiscussion about the author’s book

■ Coming soon to the Boscawen Public Library! Your chance to meet the author of flight to freedom At the Book Discussion Meeting on September 13 at 2 p.m., Ellen Oppenheimer recounts the story of her family’s escape from the Nazis from Germany in 1933.

■LEGOS takes place every Saturday at the Boscawen Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon. Have fun building your unique creation!

■Calling all voters! Primary election day is September 13 with voting from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Boscawen Elementary School.



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CANTERBURYLyme Disease Program

■ The Canterbury Community Farmers Market is held Wednesdays from 4-6.30pm. Located in the historic center of Canterbury, next to Elkins Public Library, 9 Center Road. Open rain or shine, except for heavy thunderstorms. Easy access. The market regularly has more than 20 vendors and the best local produce, pasture-raised meats, eggs, dairy, maple products and honey, as well as excellent baked goods, artisan bread and selected crafts. Live music every week! Check the website for the schedule of musicians, guest vendors and children’s activities. When you come, bring a friend or two, they’ll thank you. Visit us in person (the best!), visit, or find us on Facebook/Instagram.

■The return of the candidates’ placards can only mean one thing: it’s election season again! Registered voters will vote at the Old Town Hall in central Canterbury on: September 13 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (State Primary Election) and November 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (State General Election). If you have not yet registered to vote in Canterbury and are eligible, you can either complete a registration form at the Town Clerk’s office at Sam Lake House on Hackleboro Road during office hours; or register with the checklist supervisors on one of the following dates: September 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Sam Lake House) or at the polling station during the primary or general election. To register to vote, you must be 18 or older on polling day, be a US citizen, and live in Canterbury.

■ Elkins Public Library: Lyme disease; “Help and Hope from Leading Experts” on September 22 from 7-8:30 p.m. This will be an evening program focused on Lyme disease at City Hall featuring experts in the field of ‘study. Lynn A. Durand, MD, is a family physician in Concord. He specializes in Lyme disease and is known among members of the Lyme disease community as a “Lyme-knowing” physician, one who understands the disease and can help those who suffer from it. World-renowned homeopath of 39 years, host of Lyme Light Radio and author of numerous books, Katina Makris has dedicated 10 years and more than 200 presentations to tick-borne disease education, following her personal near-death journey after illness.

■ Story time, join us Tuesday mornings at 10 am for stories, songs and crafts. This program is perfect for children from birth to kindergarten. Come to the library and meet your children’s future classmates while encouraging a taste for reading.

■ Special Storytime Excursion September 27 at 10 am – Storytime includes a trip to Hackleboro Orchards. Meet Mrs. Cheryl at the orchard for a fun morning of books, apple picking and more!

■Tunes, Tales and Tumbles: Join us Thursday mornings at 10am for songs, stretches, stories and more! This program is perfect for our youngest clients from birth to preschool age. Come enjoy this active, music-filled program and help your children cultivate their love for the library, books and their community.

Rachel Baker

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WEBSTERLabor Day Closures

■ Municipal offices and the free Webster Public Library will be closed on September 5 for Labor Day.

■ Due to the Labor Day holiday on September 5, the Tax Collector’s Office will be open September 6 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you have any questions or need an appointment, please contact the tax collector at (603) 648-2054 or (603) 369-7314.

■Because Monday is a holiday, the Webster Select Board will meet on September 6 at 6:30 p.m.

■Checklist Supervisors will meet on September 7 at 6:30 pm in the Town Hall Main Floor Boardroom. The purpose of this meeting is to finalize the checklist for the primary election. It is also the last day to register to vote before the primary election.

■ The Zoning Board will hold a hearing on September 13 at 7:00 p.m. for the following cases: ZBA Case 22-03 Julie Tomchak, ZBA Case 22-04 Joshua Hart, ZBA Case 22-05 Robert Wolinski and ZBA Case 22-06 Paul Nelson .

Nancy Picthall-French

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