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June 26, 2013

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The Gathering On The Green


The Barnstead Parade Congregational Church missions will be sponsoring The Gathering On The Green at the Parade Grounds on Saturday, August 24, 2013. We are looking for crafters, yard sale vendors, and displays. If you are interested in joining us, Please call Jeannie at 269-5441 for more information.



The Barnstead Historical Society will be meeting at the Barnstead Town Hall on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 6 pm for a pot luck supper. This will be followed by a meeting at 7 pm. If you could bring an old family recipe with a little history of who it belonged to or an old cooking utensil to display, or anything else of interest to show, we would appreciate looking at. We hope you will come and join us and keep history alive in Barnstead.



The Nighthawk Hollow Seniors News

Submitted By Beverly A. Goodrich



The Nighthawk Hollow Seniors of Barnstead met at 12 noon on June 5, 2013 at the Barnstead Town Hall and enjoyed a pot luck luncheon. Librarian, Sharon Archambault from the Oscar Foss Memorial Library, spoke briefly about library services and up-coming programs; the Adult Relax and Read program this summer and a two session cooking program in October, which sounded appealing. Check them out!


The 50/50 raffle was won by Freida Simonds.


Our next meeting will be held on September 4 at 12 noon with a pot luck luncheon, business meeting and bingo games.


With the exception of July and August, we meet the first Wednesday of the month. Dues are only $4.00 a year and men and women enjoy our delicious, interesting, entertaining, and fun-filled meetings. For more information, you may call President, Christine Sanborn at 875-2676.



Barnstead Elementary School

Honor Roll List For The Third Trimester



The following students in Grades 4-8 at the Barnstead Elementary School have earned High Honors or Honors for the Third Trimester.  Students who have received A’s in all of their subjects qualify for High Honors.  Those students who have earned A’s and B’s in all of their subjects qualify for Honors.  In addition, students qualifying for High Honors and Honors must have received grades in effort and conduct that are average or above.


Grade 4

High Honors

Lucas Bilodeau, Megan Denoncourt, Emma Doyle, David Fossett, Audrey Jacques, Kassidy Kelley, Madeline Kriete, Fiona Wilson


Grade 4


Connor Benninghove, Joseph Boudreau, Theodore Broska, Owen Chase, Dyllon Cook, Madelyn English, Payton Everett, Hannah Errington, Tim Kendall, Makayla Gagnon, Hannah Gelinas, Emma Lee, Dylan Nelson, David Parker, Skylar Presby, Kylie Shampney, Autumn Sheets, Caleb Towle, Ryan Treadwell, Ashley Vatcher, Emma Vignola, Becca Wenzel, Daniel Young


Grade 5

High Honors

Ariel Cormier, Sara Frenette, Aidan Gehly, Reilly Gray, Lily Michaud, Rhiannon O’Gara, Megan Sarno, Samantha Simpson, Amanda Tebbetts, Keegan Unzen, Eli Whittington


Grade 5


Ava Blair, Kylie Beauregard,  Ryker Burke, Katelyn Burnett, Tessa Carter, Nathaniel Charity, Forrest Chase, Zach Chouinard, Amberlyn Cookinham, Mahelet Eddington, Cody Gayer, Devin Hartley, Georgie Martin, Cameron Michaud, Ava Misiaszek, Ryan Nolin, Noah Sanville, Richard Stevens, Lexie Tallent, Marcus Terrio, Gwen West, Joel White


Grade 6

High Honors

Audrey Carlson, Maddie Chase, Gabrielle Fossett, Mikayle Towle


Grade 6


Cooper Adjutant, Dylan Aguiar, Alexus Caron, Tyler Chase, Chase Corliss, Qun Li Fan, Emily Feinberg, Elliot Frizzell, Laura Hamel, Damiana Hartley, Helen Johnson, David Kelley, Maxwell Lambert, Lanni McGrath, Cody Michaud, Hannah Robitaille, Gina Ruggieri, Diana St. Laurent, Bekah Wheeler, Tovah Stonner, Patrick Williams


Grade 7

High Honors

Gabriela Libenson, Christina Locke, Haley Marston, Kaitlynn Morgan, Tiffany White


Grade 7


Rebekah Bartolin, Jacob Blair, Essence Bourque, Alison Brown, Erin Bunker, Wyleigh Chase, Dylan Clifford, Ethan Crossman, Wesley Demers, Leah Dunne, Kaci Gilbert, Kayla Haynes, Patrick Hodgman, Kayley Hoyt, Melody Kelley, Haley Marston, Zach MacLaughlin, Haley Marston, Emmalee Riel, Emily Schaaff, Zach Thoroughgood, Rebekah Wheeler, Amity Wilson


Grade 8

High Honors

Theodore Batt III, Emily Calise, Miranda Carter, Carly Eber, Tabitha Kelley, Shannon Hinton, Jonathon Libenson, Emma Michaud, Lillian Robitaille, Melissa Stowell, Gordon Unzen, Jaimie Westlake


Grade 8


Adam Benenate, Tyler Brown, Brianna Burley, Logan Byers, Megan Chase, Jasmine Clement, Delia Everhart, Amanda Hennessey, Connor Lacourse, Mickenna Leitner, Connor Loan, Justin Presbrey, Justin Rayno, Raquel Sheridan, Kari Simoneau, Rebecca Soucy, Steven Stanton, Daniel St. Laurent, Zackary Vignola, Lauren Watkins, Zach Williams, Devin Wittenberg



New Hampshire Students Named To Dean’s List At Southern New Hampshire University


The following students from New Hampshire have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.  To be eligible for this honor, a student must compile an academic grade point average of 3.0-3.49.


Center Barnstead

Adam Lecain, AS Computer Information Technology; Paul Pirozzo, BS Accounting



Ashley Fosher, BS Sport Management


Gilmanton IW

Cameron McQuade, BA Game Design and Development



Brian Ward, BS Business Administration



Relax And Read At The Oscar Foss Memorial Library


Stop by the library and sign up for the Adult “Relax and Read” Summer Reading Program. Each time you finish reading a book your name is entered into a raffle for one of several relaxing prizes. Read 3 books and you automatically win a free book. It’s that easy.  There’s always something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library. Like us on Facebook. Hours: Mon 2pm-8pm, Tues-Weds 10am-5pm, Thurs 5pm-8pm, Fri 2pm-5pm and Sat 9am-12pm



“Read To Me” Program At Barnstead Library


The Oscar Foss Memorial Library invites Barnstead families with preschool age children to sign up for our “Read to Me - Dig Into Reading!”  Summer Reading Program. Adults are asked to record the books that they read aloud with their child. Each week children will receive a small prize and a raffle ticket when their books are recorded on their log at the library. 


In August, at the end of the program, we will be raffling off some surprises! Our “Summertime Songs and Stories” and “Arts and Crafts” programs will be held every Wednesday from 10 am-12 and are free and open to the public. 


We are starting our summer program this year with an awesome “Art Mural” Kick-Off on June 27th, 6-8pm. Call or stop by the library for more information about this fun event!


Be on the lookout for more information about our special activities and feel free to call 269-3900 or stop by the library for more information about our exciting 2013 Summer Reading Program events!



Barnstead Parks And Rec Summer Concert Series Features Children’s Artist


Please join us this Saturday at 6:00 pm at the Barnstead Parade Grounds when Parks and Rec welcomes award winning children’s artist Wayne Potash to the summer concert stage. Wayne’s music brings an upbeat message with rhythms and melodies perfect for singing along with and dancing to. One of the top children’s performers in New England, Wayne brings both his solo show and his Music Fun Band to dozens of Boston area events each year, his music movement program is featured at numerous Boston area schools, and he even hosts his own music TV show for children on a local Boston cable station. Families, adults and children of all ages are sure to enjoy this one of a kind show. 


Remember to bring your own lawn chair or blanket and a friend or two. As always, smoking and alcohol are prohibited on the Parade Grounds. We hope to see you there.



Sunday School Closing Program


Come and bring your family! The Center Barnstead Christian Church is having its closing program for our regular Sunday School year on Sunday, June 30th. You are welcome to come and see all that we have learned. Each class will be doing a special presentation.  


This closing program will begin at 9:00 AM with our Morning Service to follow at 10:00 AM. Afterwards, a picnic lunch and softball game will be held at the baseball field. Then, beginning July 7th, we will start our Summer Sunday School program. There will be a special class for all the kids, while the adults continue through their study on “In What Jesus Said about Successful Living,” by Haddon Robinson, which uses the Sermon on the Mount as a springboard to show why the life-changing principles Jesus taught are the way to true happiness.   


For more information on our closing program or summer Sunday school classes, please call the church at 269-8831. The Center Barnstead Christian Church is located on Route 126, next to the Town Hall.



Barnstead Firefighters Association 5K Road Race/Fun Walk


Time to put on your running or walking shoes and register for the 2nd annual Barnstead Firefighters Association 5K Road Race and Fun Walk on August 24 at 9am.


New this year is a team category; prizes will be awarded to the first team of four or more to finish.


The course is an “out and back” that follows the Suncook River from the Parade to the intersection with Rt. 126 and then returns to the Parade along the same route for the Finish.  The race course is USATF certified for accuracy and is considered flat and fast.  Refreshments will follow the race along with a Fun Race for the Kids.  


Pre-registration is $17 and must be received by August 16, 2013. Registration forms are available at; Email: [email protected] or call: 603-312-5648. Online registration is also available at Race Day Registration is $20.


Hope to see you at the races!




Alan K. Davis


Alan K. Davis, 58, of Barnstead, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Concord Hospital.


Alan was born, January 12, 1955 in Concord, N. H., the son of the late Ernest and Virginia (Kelley) Davis.  He grew up and lived in Barnstead his entire life.  He worked as Service Manager at M & M Ford in Epsom until he opened his own garage in Barnstead. He was a volunteer firefighter in his teenage years at the Parade Fire Department.


Alan enjoyed spending time with his family and friends by the riverside and he loved the beach. Alan will always be remembered for his big smile and quick sense of humor. He was a generous, loyal, caring, compassionate and clever man, always ready to help everyone.  He was loved by all and was known to many as a second dad. Alan was frequently seen with his loyal companions, his dogs. 


Members of his family include his children; Colby Davis and Catherine St. Clair, Megan and Adam Taylor and Shelby and Rhonda Davis; his former wife, Linda Davis; his brother, Jerald Davis, and his sister, Holly Smith; seven grandchildren, Alexis, Haley, Riley, Aiden, Lilly, Eli and Sammy; one nephew, Derrick Smith; aunts and cousins and countless friends who are like family.


Private calling hours will be held.


A Graveside Service will be on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Parade Cemetery, Old Route 28, Barnstead, N.H.


Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements.  For more information and to view an online memorial go to








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