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Chichester NH News

December 18, 2013

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Plan to be at the Chichester Library on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21 from 6:00 to 8:00PM for a HOLIDAY SING-ALONG with Frank Curatolo at the keyboard.  Frank will play your favorite Yuletide songs as you join in celebrating the Holiday Season with an evening of music and fun.  We’ll have some nice hot coffee and free refreshments and perhaps a special surprise.  Take a break from your busy holiday schedule and bring a friend for a little fun and relaxation. See you there!!!



The Chichester Historical Society invites you to a Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 29, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. Come take a leisurely tour of the Museum at 49 Main Street and enjoy some refreshments. See the 1950’s exhibit and many other historical items from Chichester’s past.



Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop News

Submitted By Carol Hendee


Holiday Hours:  Closed Christmas Eve at 12:00 noon;  Closed Christmas Day.  Reopen Thursday Dec. 26th for our 1/2 price everything day and super specials on Christmas Merchandise.


Thank you to everyone who donates to the Attic. 


Remember, we are a 501c3 non-profit; you can have a donation form (you complete, we sign) for IRS deductions.  


A special thanks to the two people who brought in bags of flannel shirts. To say they were well received is an understatement and on their way to a new home in record time!


We also have some new seasonal placemats, napkins & table covers (some plastic for easy disposal) Rte 28, Chichester-the building covered with insulation for now-5 mi. from The Epsom Circle-Mon. 8-12; Tues. & Thurs. 8-4; Wed. 11-4 Sat. 10-4 (non holiday weeks) 247-7191- we are closed when school is cancelled due to a storm.



New Arrivals At The Chichester Town Library


December is “Read a New Book Month,” and the Library has just purchased some new books for readers’ enjoyment:  


Battle of the Ampere, by Richard Paul Evans, is part of a series of fantasy novels featuring an unlikely hero, Michael Vey.  Not exactly one of the cool kids in school, Michael becomes involved in some really intensive adventures.  


The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum, by Temple Grandin, addresses what has been described as a neurological epidemic and addresses what a different type of brain can contribute to society.


Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health, by Jo Robinson, looks at fifteen years of research in the fields of food and nutrition and synthesizes them for the reader.  The author is a veteran journalist and a food activist.


Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, by Mary Roach, who has been called “America’s funniest science writer,” looks at what happens after we eat something.


Happily Ever After:  The Life-Changing Power of a Grateful Heart, by Trista Sutter, speaks to how gratitude can transform your life.  The author was the very first star of “The Bachlorette” and has been successfully married for ten years to her choice of spouses, Ryan Sutter.


Husbands Secret, by Liane Moriarty, is a New York Times #1 Bestseller.  Described as a great vacation-read, it is expected to be turned into a movie.  Read it at the Library, first!


Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman, is an adult fairy tale from at author considered as the modern master of wonder and terror.


Orphan Train: A Novel, by Christina Baker Kline, uses the orphan trains, which ran for 75 years in the US, as the focus of her book about cultural identity and family history.


The Republic of Thieves, by Scott Lynch, is a New York Times Bestseller and has been described as “thrillingly inventive, wildly funny, suspense-filled…featuring con artist extraordinaire Locke Lamora.” 


Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion, is a romantic comedy of a brilliant yet socially challenged man’s rigidly constrained existence as a professor of genetics which is disrupted by an impulsive and uninhibited woman.


Shadow on the Crown, by Patricia Bracewell, is a novel of historical fiction based in 11th century England and is the first book of an anticipated trilogy.



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"Lovers of the Chichester Library” at the November meeting. Barbara Sinclair-Pappas is the photographer.  Pictured, starting at the 6:00 position and going clockwise: Carol Hendee (Library Trustee), Gretchen Morse, Diane Mott, Carolee Davidson (Library Trustee), Laury Nichols, Mary Castelli, Marty Friary, Tammy Jameson, Jimmy Pappas, Lisa Prizio (Librarian), Ann Davis, Lucille Noel (Library Trustee) and Tom Downey.  Not pictured are: Faith Debold, Susan Towle, Linda Fisher and Kathy Doutt.



Chichester Town Library News


Wednesday, the 18th, at 6:30 p.m. is the last meeting before the holiday of the Crafting Club.  Adults and teens can bring their projects to work on or finish up before Christmas.


The raffle drawing for a holiday apple pie and cookbook will be held on December 21, so there’s still time to buy your tickets.  Delivery will be on Monday the 23rd, just in time for your holiday guests.  Proceeds from the raffle(s) and book sales raise funds for the Chichester Town Library.


What are the holidays without caroling?  Thanks to Frank Curatolo, the Library will be hosting a holiday sing-a-long on Saturday, December 21st from 6-8 p.m. at the Library.  Santa Claus is still planning to join the festivities, if his schedule of toy making and reading letters permits!  Cookies, hot chocolate, coffee and tea will round out the festive atmosphere of the evening!


Story and Crafts for the younger set will not be held on Monday, December 23rd; however, the “Down Cellar Writers” will meet at 7 p.m.


The Library will be closed on December 24th and 25th.


Up-to-date information and/or reminders often appear on the Library Face Book page.  Please “like” us on Face Book and encourage your friends to do so, too.




John F. Purington


John F. Purington, 70, passed away on November 20, 2013 in his home.  He was the companion and best friend of Sandra Foresta of Swampscott.


Born in Beverly on March 31, 1943, he was the son of the late John P. and Alma M. (Glenn) Purington.  John was raised and educated in Manchester-by-the-Sea and graduated from Story High School.  John had been employed as a supervisor at GTE Sylvania and was a member of the Quarter Century Club having worked there for over 30 years.  He also was employed at Whirlaway Golf Center in Methuen for the last 20 years.


Besides his dear friend Sandra, he is survived by his only child, daughter Wendy Purington Despres, his son-in-law Lee, his grandson Colby and his granddaughter Camdyn all of Chichester, NH, his only sibling, sister Donna Rogers and her husband Bill of Saugus, his nephew Dana Rogers and his niece Kerri Harris, his former wife Gail A. Purington of Concord, NH, his three grand nieces and nephews and extended family.


A Funeral Mass to honor John F. Purington was celebrated at 9AM on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant St., Danvers.  Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery, Hobart St., Danvers.  Visiting hours were Nov. 25th from 4-8PM at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers.  In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be made in John’s name to the American Red Cross, 139 Main St., Cambridge, MA, 02142.






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