Bunker of Barnstead has been named to the Plymouth State University
Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. To be named to the Dean’s
List, a student must achieve a grade point average between 3.5 and
3.69 during the Fall 2018 semester and must have attempted at least
12 credit hours during the semester.
from Iceland to speak at Higher Ground Ministries in Barnstead
February 3rd Eyjolfur Steinsson and his wife, Thorgerdur will be
sharing how God miraculously intervened in their lives. The service
is at 10:00 am at 595 South Barnstead Road.
and meet them and hear their incredible testimony and what God
showed him in the universe.
Oscar Foss Memorial Library News
Fine Free February at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library! During the
month of February, bring in 3 or more non-perishable, unexpired
items (clearly labeled) and have overdue fines up to $20.00 on your
account waived. Donations will be delivered to the Barnstead Food
Pantry and End 68 Hours program at Barnstead Elementary School.
Valentines for Veterans
library is collecting Valentines for Veterans again this year. Come
in any time and make a card (or two!) to send as a way to show our
appreciation to these brave soldiers. You can also drop off cards
for us to deliver if you prefer to make them at home. We will be
collecting cards through February 9th. Thank you for your support.
at the library on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 6:00pm for a free
family fun night! We will be showing “Small Foot” (PG) on our big
screen. Light refreshments will be served and pajamas and cuddling
items are always welcome.
call the library (269-3900) or visit our website (oscarfoss.org) for more information about our
programs or events. There is always something happening at the Oscar
Foss Memorial Library! Library hours are; Tuesday and Wednesday:
10am-6pm, Thursday and Friday: 12pm-8pm, Saturday: 10am-1pm, Sunday
and Monday: closed.
Volinsky And Democratic Town Caucuses
Democrats and Independents are invited to the meeting of the
Tri-Town Democrats of Barnstead, Gilmanton, and Alton on Monday,
February 4th at 6:30. Registered Democrats from all three
towns are eligible to vote in the caucus elections for town
Democratic committee officers and delegates to the Democratic State
Convention and to the county Democratic committee.
meeting will also feature guest speaker Andru Volinsky, Executive
Councilor of NH, who will discuss real estate taxes and school
funding. He has represented several communities in their fight
to protect public funding for schools and has been holding forums
around the state informing the public about these issues.
Alton, Gilmanton, and Barnstead Democratic Committees will be
holding their caucuses to each elect five volunteer officers: chair,
vice chair, secretary, and treasurer and one delegate-at-large for
each of the three towns’ committees. These five positions also have
a vote at annual state Democratic Party conventions to approve the
party platform. This is a great way to take an active role in the
committee work and strengthen our group’s efforts in the coming two
years leading up to the 2020 presidential election.
monthly meetings give you the opportunity to learn about local and
state political issues and how you can participate in making a
difference. You will share the evening with like-minded
individuals and have the chance to express your opinions and
guest speaker will be followed by action items and community
organizing. This meeting of the Tri-Town Democrats will be
held at the Barnstead Town Hall at 108 South Barnstead Road in
Barnstead. Come for socializing and potluck any time between
6:15 pm and 6:30 pm.
meeting is open to all residents of Barnstead, Alton, and Gilmanton
who consider themselves moderate, liberal, or progressive Democrats
or like-minded Independents. Potluck items to share are
encouraged but not required.
A. Pare’, Jr.
Norman A. Pare’, Jr., 53, of Alton, formerly of Pembroke passed away
unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Huggins Hospital in
February 9, 1965 in Norfolk, VA he was the son of Nancy (Worthen)
St. Laurent of Chichester and Norman A. Pare’, Sr. of Norfolk, VA.
proudly enlisted and served his country in the United States Air
Force. He had worked a majority of his life as a delivery truck
driver, first for Mobil and most recently for Endicott Furniture.
His fascination and love for all things transportation related stuck
with him from his early childhood through his late adult life as he
had a great love of trains, planes and trucks. He enjoyed time spent
outdoors and doing anything with his family. He was a great man with
a heart of gold, always ready to lend a helping hand with a smile
and laugh, he was deeply loved and will be greatly missed “and stuff
like that” as he was known for saying.
his parents, he is survived by his fiancé, Cindy Rowe of Alton, with
whom he shared 10 years; his children, Chadd Pare’, Bethany Pare’
and Alyssa Pare’; his siblings, Penny Pare’ of Boynton Beach, FL,
Marc Champagne and his fiancé Christy Morris of Concord, NC and Lisa
Champagne of Chichester; his grandson, Ozzy, his nieces Neveah and
Christina, his nephews Cameron and Marc.
Celebration of Norman’s Life will be held on Saturday, February 2,
2019 from 2:00pm 4:00pm at Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home, 1217
Suncook Valley Highway, Epsom. A brief service will begin at 2:00pm,
friends and family are invited to begin gathering at 1:30pm,
Military Honors will be rendered at the conclusion of the service.
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