It’s time to pack your picnic basket and head for Thunder Bridge.
The Chichester Historical Society’s annual picnic will be Monday,
July 8, at 6:30 p.m. Bring a sandwich and a lawn chair. The
Historical Society will provide a beverage and dessert. There will
be a brief presentation about the history of homes in the area, but
mostly this is a time to relax and chat with friends near this
historic bridge listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
If this is your first picnic, the bridge is located on Depot Road
which goes off Route 28 opposite the Chichester Country Store.
Happy Birthday to Karen Michael on July 4 and to Derek Duford on
The Chichester Old Home Day Committee will meet on Thursday, July
11, at 7 p.m. at Carpenter Park. In case of rain the meeting will be
held at the Fire Station.
Can you volunteer an hour or two of your time to make Chichester’s
Old Home Day a success? Workers are needed to serve food, change
trash bags, park cars, and do the other tasks which make any event
run smoothly. This would be a good opportunity for students to earn
some service time. Contact Donna Chagnon at 798-798-5443.
There is a deadline of August 1st for reserving space at Carpenter
Park on Old Home Day (August 17). Contact Carol Frekey-Harkness at
798-5443 or see her at Frekey’s Dairy Freeze for a form to fill out.
There is a fee for vendors, but information booths for Chichester
organizations are free. Just fill out the form to reserve your
The Chichester Grange Eat-Out will be held on Wednesday, July 17 at
The Windmill Restaurant on Concord Heights. Come at 6:30 p.m. and
bring an item for the food pantry. This will be the only time that
Chichester Grange meets in July.
Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop News
We had several things to be thankful for last week. We are staying
in our location, which is good news for us and our patrons! A nice
young lady came in and bought a few things and insisted on paying
double. She said a long time ago, an organization such as ours had
helped her when she desperately needed it. Now she was in a
position to give back and enjoys doing so. Several people left a
little extra, so we could continue to help. Encounters like those
make it worthwhile to be a volunteer!
We will be closed Thursday, July 4th. Please have a safe and
We are happy to be at 345 Suncook Valley Highway, Chichester and
open on Mon. 8-12; Tues. and Thurs. 8-4; Wed. 11-4 and Sat. 10-4.
Call us at 247-7191.
Chichester Historic Main Street Architectural Features Project
The Chichester Heritage Commission and the Chichester Photo Group
are working collaboratively on the Historic Main Street
Architectural Features Project. This project aims to document
notable and interesting historic and architectural features of Main
Street structures as they exist in 2013.
Architectural details of Main Street properties have been identified
by the Heritage Commission. Property owners have been contacted and
generously given permission to include images of their property in
Plans are to have a digital slide presentation and a photographic
exhibit at the Grange Hall, 54 Main Street in Chichester during Old
Home Day weekend, August 17 and 18. Light refreshments will be
served at the exhibit. Specific times for the exhibit will be
publicized at a later date. The photographs and
descriptions will also be displayed at the Chichester Town Library
at a later date.
The photographic planning, shooting and organizing is being
completed by volunteers from the Chichester Photo Group and the
Chichester Heritage Commission.
Donations are currently being accepted to underwrite the cost of
mounting the photographs for the exhibit. Send donations to the
Chichester Heritage Commission, 54 Main Street, Chichester, NH
03258. Checks should be made out to the Chichester Heritage
Chichester Central School
4th Quarter Honor Roll
Ryan Casey, Corey Cleasby, Leah LaCross, Bridget Mercier, Grace
Poirier, Robert Shaw
Brett Cassel, Alex Chiavaras, Helen Cika, Rachel Clark, Katie
Edmonds, Macayla Fisher, Kelly Garnett, Sophia Gulo, Haley Hapgood,
Jack Harkness, Tim Harris, Lindsay Hawkins, Amelia Lewis, Cody
Montambeault, Jason Quinno, Elizabeth Stock, Alex Walter, Mercede
Halah Abdelwahid, Jessica Boyajian, Samantha Boyajian, Katie
Jameson, Lauren Lehoullier, Jacob Marden, Stone Marston, Colby
Mitchell, Jade Pescinski, Jeffrey Wagner
Isabella Allen, Jacob Ardine, Alexandra Bonacorsi, Levi Cooper, Emma
Cox, Nicholas Davidson, Meredith Gay, Julia Harrison, Riley Kennedy,
Kendra Luba, Iain McCormack, Carter Pillsbury, Jacob Skidmore
Jackie Arell, Angelo Besho, Alysse Cleasby, Madison McCormack, Levi
Putnam, Brianna Randall, Nolan Sykes
Eric Chapman, David Langton, Jack Lehoullier, Sean Marden, Sean
Menard, Sarah Miner, Tim Pitman, David Preve, Hannah Ricker,
Joseph Edmonds, Elizabeth Donzello-Jewett, Kyle Mitchell, Maria
Skidmore, Julia Valotto, Kelly Wagner
Cassandra Bonacorsi, Madeleine Boyer, Zachary Davidson, Jordan
Davison, Cole Hapgood, Kyle Harrison, Luke Jameson, Jared Murray,
Vickey Mudgett, Danielle Parent, Jaden Russell, Justin Smith, Tyler
Smith, Delanie St. Laurent, BettyJane Weir
Jeremy Bates, Killian Drouse, Alise Friel, Meghan Hubbard, Ryley
Sierra Ardine, Ciara Labbe, Kimberlyn Turner
Chichester Library News
Wednesday, July 10th at 6:30 children from ages 3 - 6 are invited to
bring a stuffed animal or doll to the library for a special
We’re going to have a drive-in movie at the library as well. You
will make your own car and then watch The Gruffalo in the car with
your stuffed animal. Be sure to bring a pillow to make your car
comfortable to sit in.
You can pick up your friends the next day.
They are going to have a blast, and we will take pictures of what
they do so you can see the fun they had.
Call the library at 798-5613 or stop in to sign up Mon. and Wed.
2:30-8:30, Tues. and Thurs. 10-1:30, Fri. 1:30-4:30, Sat. 9-12.
Did you know the youth in Chichester are invited by the Chichester
Photography Club to join them in taking and submitting photographs
of Chichester for an exhibit. First, you find something that you
love about Chichester. Check out the sign at the library that says,
“I Love Chichester.” Take your pictures and select two of the best.
Have prints made 6 x 4 or 5 X 7 or 8 X 10. Print your name, age,
title and phone on the back. Drop off one of two prints to Lisa no
later than Monday, August 5th.
The “I Love Chichester” Exhibit will open Friday, August 23. Bring
your family and friends!
Chichester Youth Association Major League Boys went undefeated in
the Suncook Valley Major boys baseball tournament to complete an
undefeated season of 17-0. Great pitching from Jack Lehoullier, Jake
Ardine, Sean Menard and Steven Cavanaugh; fantastic hitting from
Nolan Sykes, Steven Cavanaugh, Eric Chapman, Jack Lehoullier and
Sean Menard helped bring this team to a perfect season. Team photo
names are listed as follows back left to right: Coach B.Lehoullier,
A.Besho, E.Chapman, N.Sykes, D.Pierson, S.Menard, Coach S.Chapman.
Front left to right: T.Pitman, M.Flanders, S.Cavanaugh, J.Ardine,
J.Lehoullier, A.Cipriano, Missing E.Driscoll.