Merrimack Valley region town crier for the week of March 19, 2023

Published: 03-21-2023 11:43 AM

BOSCAWENTown Meeting

■Former local resident, Rebecca Rule returns to Boscawen Public Library on Tuesday to present “Moved and Seconded,” her colorful portrait of New Hampshire’s unique tradition known as the Town Meeting. The presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. in the library. The author describes the rituals, traditions and history of the Town Meetings and introduces the audience to a colorful cast of characters who keep the drama cracking.

■New Hampshire residents are all too familiar with the effects of Mother Nature which resulted in the need to reschedule the Boscawen Town Meeting. The new meeting will be held on March 25 and starts at 9 a.m. It will be held in the Boscawen Elementary School on Best Ave.



SALISBURYMemorial dinner

■The Planning Board will meet on March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Academy Hall.

■The Old Home Day Committee will meet on March 21 at 7:15 p.m.

■The Conservation Commission will meet at Academy Hall on March 22 at 7 p.m.

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■Please come join the Fire Explorer Post 74 for their annual Ralph Downs Memorial spaghetti dinner on March 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Salisbury Town Hall. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12. For more information please see the Town’s webpage at

■The printed copies of the 2022 Annual Town Report are available to pick up at Academy Hall and the Salisbury Free Library. For a digital copy of the 2022 Town Report visit

■Salisbury’s Annual Town Meeting will be held on March 28. Polls will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The business meeting to discuss and vote on the 2023 town budget will begin at 7 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Salisbury Town Hall. For more information please see the Town’s webpage at

■Citizen of the Year voting will be available in the foyer of Academy Voting. You can also email your vote to We ask that you please be sure to cast your vote for the Citizen of the year nomination on your way out of the voting area on March 28, there will be a separate voting box and signage for this purpose. The winner will be honored at Salisbury’s Old Home Day and ride in the parade on Aug. 12.. For more information please email

■The Salisbury Free Library is currently accepting resumes and seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of part-time Library Director. Interested persons should apply by submitting a resume, cover letter and three references to



WEBSTERGenealogy presentation

■Are you interested in learning more about genealogy? Barbara Corliss returns to the Webster Free Public Library on April 1 at 2 p.m. to present “Where Are the Records?” You will learn what records to look for, what is in the records, what to know about them, and where they are.

Nancy Picthall-French