Historical Society Summer Trip to the Woodman Institute Museum in Dover.
We will meet at the Barnstead Town Hall on Wednesday, July 10 at 9:30 am
to car pool. The public is welcome; please join us. For more info call
Barnstead Farmers and Gardeners Network are pleased to sponsor their
last workshop of the season- Preserving Your Harvest.
workshop will be held at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library on Thursday
evening, July 18th. The workshop will start at 6:30 pm and run for one
limited to 45 people.
information, contact Robin Donovan at 269-5591 or Don Walker at 435-0277
The 39th Army Band In Barnstead
Army Band of the New Hampshire Army National Guard will perform at the
Barnstead Elementary School Athletic Field on Thursday, July 11th from
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM, sponsored by the Maple Street Church. The public is
cordially invited to attend this free concert. In case of rain, the
concert will be held in the church at 96 Maple Street.
The band is
comprised of 25 musicians, representing many communities throughout the
state. The members of the 39th Army Band are dedicated soldiers whose
high standard of performance is respected and anticipated wherever they
perform. Some of the soldiers are professional music educators as well
as leaders in their respective towns and cities. The 39th Army Band is a
shining example of New Hampshire’s soldiers at their finest.
Army Band is under the direction of Bandmaster/Commander Warrant Officer
Sean Pinsonneault. Mr. Pinsonneault began his military career in 1992.
In 1996 Mr. Pinsonneault enlisted in the 39th Army Band. Through the
years he served as the trumpet Section Leader, High Brass Group Leader,
Jazz Band Conductor, and Acting First Sergeant. His Army education and
training consists of Primary Leader Development Course, Basic
Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Senior Leader Course, Warrant Officer
Candidate School, Modern Army Combative Instructor Level 11 and Airborne
School. Mr. Pinsonneault received his appointment at Warrant Officer
Candidate School, Fort Rucker, Alabama during the summer of 2011 and
assumed the duties of Bandmaster/Commander of the 39th Army Band in
The band is
stationed in Manchester, New Hampshire at the Manchester Readiness
Center located at 1059 Canal Street. The 39th Army Band has represented
the United States of America overseas on missions that included St.
Croix, Virgin Islands, Athens, Greece and Goodwill Ambassadors to the
country of Costa Rica in July 1995. They performed for President George
W. Bush during a New Hampshire visit and assisted the State of Louisiana
during the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. The 39th Army Band, New
Hampshire Army National Guard can trace it lineage back 134 years to its
inception in Manchester in 1879.
lawn chairs and come to Barnstead and enjoy the Concert by the 39th Army
Band! Off street parking is provided at the school parking lot and the
church parking lot across the street.
Ben Glancy Honored For
25 Years Of Service With Citizens Bank
Bank recently honored colleagues and retirees with 25 years of service
or more at a “Brick Dedication Ceremony” at One Citizens Plaza in
resident Ben Glancy was one of the colleagues honored for his 25 years
of service with Citizens Bank. A brick bearing Glancy’s name was placed
in the plaza of company headquarters in Providence, R.I.
ceremony honored 152 colleagues from New England, the Mid-Atlantic and
Midwest. Honorees were given a brick with their name engraved on it that
will be placed outside One Citizens Plaza in Providence as a permanent
part of Citizens’ history. This was the 15th anniversary of the “Brick
Dedication Ceremony” held during Citizens’ 20th annual Colleague
Welcomes UNH Survey Experts To Public Meeting
volunteer Master Plan Committee invites residents to participate in its
public meeting Wednesday, July 10 at 7 pm at the Barnstead Parade Fire
Station concerning results from the spring’s town-wide planning opinion
survey. To help continue this project, the committee seeks more public
input on how the next ten years will develop.
The Survey Center of the University of New Hampshire will be on hand to
explain why public opinion is essential to local master planning, how it
assisted Barnstead in the recent survey, the nature of the results, what
they mean and how they can be used. These are important to Barnstead’s
Planning Board, Select Board and Town Departments as they develop
policies, activities and expenditures for the next ten years.
services were selected by competitive bid, based on cost and previous
experience with local master planning in New Hampshire. The four-page
questionnaire was developed by the Master Plan Committee and then mailed
by The Survey Unit to all residential addresses. Approximately
one-fifth of residents completed and returned the questionnaires to UNH
where they were compiled and analyzed. The 226-page report is posted
includes answers, correlation and residents’ written comments and
report’s introduction, “When residents were asked what they like the
most about Barnstead, 47% cited the town’s rural/country setting,
followed by its sense of community (14%), quiet and safety (14%),
natural beauty (12%), central location (4%), recreational opportunities
(1%) and services (1%). Meanwhile 3% said they did not like anything
about Barnstead, 2% had another reason and 2% said they have lived there
their whole life.
residents were asked what they like the least about Barnstead, 25% said
their taxes, followed by the condition of the roads (12%), the distance
from various services (11%), the lack of services in the town (11%), the
lack of businesses and development within the town (9%), the town
government (9%), the development, new people, or the upkeep of property
in town (8%), the lack of community or recreation (4%), and the weather
(2%). Meanwhile, 3% said that there is nothing that they dislike about
Barnstead and 5% had another reason.”
is one of several New Hampshire towns currently revising their ten-year
plans. A plain-English summary of the purpose and scope is available
clicking here and generally describes the process that the committee
has followed for the past year.
refreshments will be available at the meeting. For more information,
contact David Brown, Chairman of the Master Plan Committee, at
Gideon’s at CBCC
Barnstead Christian Church will be hosting The Gideon’s International,
Sunday, July 14, 2013. A member from the Gideon’s will be at
the Center Barnstead Christian Church. He will be sharing about his
organization and the work they do during the Morning Service at 10:00
International is an evangelical Christian organization founded 1899 in
Janesville, Wisconsin. The Gideon’s primary activity is distributing
copies of the Bible free of charge. This Bible distribution is a global
enterprise taking place in over 195 countries and in at least 94
languages, with the organization being particularly well known for the
copies to be found in hotel and motel rooms. The organization takes its
name from the biblical character Gideon depicted in Judges 6.
Gideon’s began distributing free Bibles, the endeavor for which it is
chiefly known, in 1908, when the first Bibles were placed in the rooms
of the Superior Hotel in Superior, Montana. Over 84 million Gideon
Scriptures were given out in 2012. More than 1.7 billion have been
distributed since 1908. On average, more than two copies of the Bible
are distributed per second through Gideon’s International.
us! The Center Barnstead Christian Church is located on
Route 126, next to the Town Hall. For more information please call the
church at 269-8831.