Monday, June 18, 2018

2018 Market Day - Saturday, August 4

More information coming soon!




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Selectmen's Meeting for 6/19/18

Reminder:  The Selectmen's Meeting will be held at 5:00 pm due to Wentworth Elementary School's 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony.  Thank You.
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Selectmen's Office

The Board of Selectmen opened (1) bid for the Ramp at the Transfer Station.  It was refused as it did not meet the required minimum bid of acceptance, which was $700.  Selectman, Pete made a motion and seconded by Doug and approved to re-open the bid for the ramp (for the 2nd time) with the required bid of $400. or more.  The bids will be opened on the Evening of June 26th.  If you have any questions on a sealed bid process, please call the Selectmen's Office for more information.  Thank you!
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Sunday, June 3, 2018

ChangeDetection is now Visualping

If you normally track updates made to the Wentworth website using ChangeDetection.com you have probably received an e-mail stating the ChangeDetection is now part of Visualping.

ChangeDetection used to just track text changes made to the website.  Visualping allows you to track textual and visual parts of the page (like just the Recent Updates section on the Wentworth home page), and more.   There is still a free option which allows users to perform 62 free checks each month (i.e. one page twice per day or several websites checked once per week) as well as paid options for greater customization as listed on their website.

The Track Website Updates section now shows Visualping's new widget and the Track Website Updates page now shows this new information.

For more information about Visualping, visit their website at visualping.io.

Disclaimer: Visualping.io is a third-party tool not in any way affiliated with the Town of Wentworth.  The Town of Wentworth is not liable for any changes or updates made by Visualping.

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Monday, May 28, 2018

May 29 Selectmen's Meeting Cancelled

The scheduled Selectmen's Meeting for May 29th @ 6:00 pm has been canceled due to no quorum. 
We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

2018 National Grid Herbicide Spraying Notice

National Grid will be spraying herbicides on rights-of-way during the months of July through October 15.

Please see the attached notification for additional information.

2018_national_grid_herbicide.pdf  (PDF, 1.4 MB)

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Webster Memorial Library June and July Book Club Cancelled

The Webster Memorial Library's June and July Book Club meetings are cancelled due to the floor refinishing work.

Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting June 5

The Supervisors of the Checklist for the Town of  Wentworth will be in session on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm at the Wentworth town offices.  The purpose of the meeting is to make corrections to the checklist and to register new voters.  Last day for voters already registered, to change or declare a party affiliation.  Only undeclared voters may declare a party and vote on primary election day. 

Respectfully,
The Supervisors of the Checklist
Susan Bliss
Paula Davis
Deborah Vlk


Thursday, May 17, 2018

Webster Memorial Library June Book Club Cancelled

The Webster Memorial Library's June Book Club meeting on June 11 is cancelled due to the floor refinishing work.


Property Inventories (PA28)

A friendly reminder:   

The Selectmen's Office has not received many (approx. 200) of the completed 2018 Inventory of Taxable Property forms as required by RSA 74:7a, which were due no later that April 15th. 

On behalf of the Select Board,  we are asking that you please send in your forms or stop by the office for another copy. Let's keep the costly postage fees to a minimum, by returning your forms today. 

You can find instructions to assist you in filling out this form, on the back side.  Please insure that all 7 steps are completed. (If no one lives at the property, please indicate so by "0" or "none" on step 5).  Also, be sure that both property owners (if applicable) sign Step 7.

Beginning the first week of June, letters will be sent out with a new Inventory form attached, for your convenience.  This will be the Second Notice.  The completion of that mailing must be received by our office, no later than July 12th, 2018, to prevent being penalized, by which will be reflected on your second tax bill.

Should you have any questions, please contact the office at: (603) 764-9955.
Respectfully, Arlene


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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Webster Memorial Library Closure


Webster Memorial Library
will be having an extended closure from
May 28TH – June 13TH or 16TH
due to having the floors refinished.
All items borrowed will reflect this closure. 
Normal borrowing periods will resume upon reopening.
The exact date will be posted on the library page 
of the town website and our Facebook page.

Monday, May 14, 2018

East Side Cemetery Association Meeting June 6

The East Side Cemetery Association will be meeting on Saturday, June 9th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Town Offices per Stephen Davis.


May 15th Selectmen's Meeting Cancelled

There will be NO Selectmen's Meeting held this Tuesday, May 15th.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this might cause. Thank you.



Veterans Memorial Meeting June 6

There will be a meeting held at the Wentworth Elementary School on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:00 pm to discuss the Veterans Memorial on the town common.  All are welcome.

May 24th Conservation Commission Meeting

The Conservation Commission will meet Thursday, May 24th at the town offices at 6:00 pm. 

Future meetings will be held on the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm.  All are welcome!



May 14: Trustees of the Trust Funds Meeting

The Trustees of the Trust Funds will meet tonight (5/14/2018) at the town offices at 5:00 pm.

May 14th Planning Board Meeting

The Planning Board will meet tonight at 6:30 pm at the town offices. 


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CANCELED MEETING FOR SELECT BOARD

THE SELECTMEN'S MEETING IS CANCELED FOR 5/1/2018.
SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.
WE WILL RESUME ON MAY 08, 2018 @ 6:00 PM.

Monday, April 30, 2018

NHDOT at Upcoming Selectmen's Business Meeting

The Selectmen's Business Meeting on May 8th, 2018 at 6:00 pm will have a special guest from NHDOT, Chris Turgeon, PE, Assistant District 2 Engineer.  Mr. Turgeon was requested by town residents (who abut the proposed Dollar General Development) to address concerns, and answer questions regarding the culvert/water flow at the intersections of 6 NH Rte. 25 and Rte. 25A.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Office

Please note:  

The Town Clerk Tax Collector's Office will be closed on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018.
The office is aware of your needs and therefore will stay open late (9:00 am - 6:00 pm) on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018.  

Thank you for consideration and understanding.


Monday, April 23, 2018

Now accepting sealed bids: 25' ramp with railings

The Selectmen's Office is now accepting sealed bids on approx. a 25' ramp with railings, which can be seen at the Transfer Station. This ramp was used for previous recycling and is made from high grade, pressure treated lumber and trek. 

After a discussion with the Transfer Station Supervisor, the Select Board has agreed to a minimum reserve of $700.00. The highest, winning bidder will be responsible for the removal of this ramp. Arrangements for times of pickup will need to be made ASAP, unless other arrangements have been made and are in writing. The bidding process will close on May 22nd, at the Select Board meeting. 

Please send or drop off all sealed bids to the Administrative Assistant:

Selectmen's Office
c/o Administrative Assistant - Sealed Bid
PO Box 2  -  7 Atwell Hill Rd.
Wentworth, NH 03282

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Update to Road Limit Postings 2018

The town roads have been posted to traffic weighing over 6 tons at the discretion of the road agent.  There are no exceptions.

RSA 232:191



Monday, April 2, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Road Weight Limit Postings 2018

The following roads are closed to all traffic over 6 tons per the road agent:
  • Atwell Hill Road 
  • Beech Hill Road 
  • Buffalo Road 
  • Cape Moonshine Road 
  • Cheever Road 
  • Dufour Road 
  • East Side Road 
  • Ellsworth Hill Road 
  • Ephriam Paige Road 
  • Lookaway Road 
  • Nichols Hill Road 
  • North Dorchester Road
All other dirt roads cannot be accessed without crossing a posted road.  
Roads posted per RSA 231:190 - :191
 

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Upcoming Meeting Date and Time Changes


The Planning Board will meet Monday, April 9th at the Town Offices at 6:00 pm.  Future Meetings will be held on the 1st Mondays of every month, at 6:00 pm.  All are welcome!

The Wentworth Conservation Commission will meet Thursday, March 29th at the town offices at 6:00 pm. Future Meetings will be held on the 4th Thursdays of every month, at 6:00 pm.  All are welcome!

The Selectmen will meet on Tuesday, March 27th at the Town Offices, Select Board Room at 6:00 pm. 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Easter Egg Hunt

Wentworth Volunteer Fire Department

First Annual

Easter Egg Hunt

When: Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9:00 am
Where: Wentworth Town Common
Cost: Free



Friday, March 9, 2018

Town Meeting 2018: Selectmen's Office Closed

The Selectmen's Office will be closed for town elections on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Elections will be held at the Wentworth Elementary School from 11 am - 7 pm.
 

Town Meeting 2018: Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Office Closed

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office will be closed on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 for town elections.

Please vote at the Wentworth Elementary School from 11 am - 7 pm.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Annual School District Meeting

Wentworth Annual School District Meeting
Saturday, March 10, 4:30 p.m.
Wentworth Elementary School

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

March 1, 2018 Selectmen's Meeting for Non-Public Cancelled

The Selectmen's Non-Public Meeting is
cancelled on Thursday, March 1st. 
We are sorry for any inconvenience. 
We will move the Non-Publics to
Tuesday evening, after the Public Meeting Session.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 Selectmen's meeting cancelled

There is NO Selectmen's Business Meeting
on Tuesday, February 27th @ 6:00 pm.
Sorry for any inconvenience.

There will be a non-public meeting on Thursday,
for Selectmen only.

On Wednesday, March 6th there will be a Working
Meeting Scheduled in the Board Room.  The public is welcomed.


Monday, February 19, 2018

Tuesday, February 20th Selectmen's Office Meeting Cancelled

There will be NO Working Meeting held this Tuesday, February 20th.   
The Selectmen will be holding a PUBLIC HEARING on a Warrant Article #3"Adoption of Local Tax Cap"
Thursday, February 22nd @ 5:00 pm. at the
Wentworth Elementary School.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

March 2018 Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting

The Supervisors of the Checklist for the Town of Wentworth will be in session on Saturday, March 3, 2018 between the hours of 11:00 - 11:30 am at the Town Offices. The purpose of the meeting is to make updates and corrections to the checklist and register new voters.

Paula K. Davis
Deborah L. Vlk
Douglas G. Campbell

Monday, February 12, 2018

Reminder : Public Budget Hearing and Business Meeting

A Public Budget Hearing & Selectmen's Business Meeting will be held at the Wentworth Elementary School tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13th at 5:00 pm. This meeting will be to review the Annual Budget and Warrant Articles for Town Meeting.

“Adoption of Local Tax Cap” Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018, 5:00 pm at the Wentworth Elementary School to discuss the following:

Warrant Article 3: Adoption of a Local Tax Cap

Shall we adopt the provisions of RSA 32:5-b, and implement a tax cap whereby the governing body (or budget committee) shall not submit a recommended budget that increases the amount to be raised by local taxes, based on the prior fiscal year’s actual amount of local taxes raised, by more than 1% (one percent).

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Public Budget Hearing Postponed

The Town of Wentworth 

is Postponing the Public Budget Hearing Meeting due to inclement weather and several business closures tomorrow February 7th, 2018.

The next meeting will be held at the Wentworth Elementary School on February 13th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Thank you for your understanding.


Monday, February 5, 2018

Make a Valentine's Day Card

Webster Memorial Library
Saturday, February 10
9 am to 11:30 am
Adults and children of our community are welcome to stop by and make a Valentine's Day card at the Webster Memorial Library.  We have children-friendly supplies like stickers, paper hearts, and lace hearts to make cards for the upcoming holiday. 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING

Town of Wentworth will hold the
Public Budget Hearing at the
Wentworth Elementary School
on February 7th, 2018 at 5:00 pm.




Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Webster Memorial Library Book Club February 2018

The February book group title is The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant. Copies are available at the library. Book discussion will be Monday, February 12 at 6 pm.

Monday, January 29, 2018

A Discussion on the Dollar General Plan, by Bohler Engineering

Matt Bombaci, P.E. with Bohler Engineering will be at the next Selectmen's Business Meeting, January 30th, 2018 for a discussion on the Engineering/Architectural design for the Dollar General.  This property is on the corner of Route 25 and 25A (aka: Pease/Blodgett Property).  The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm for Budget and 6:00pm for Business.  Have a great day.

Monday, January 22, 2018

CONFLICT - SCHOOL BOARD DELIBERATIVE SESSION vs PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING

PLEASE:
Take notice that we are changing the date of the Town's Public Budget Hearing.  There is a conflict of times and date with the Pemi-Baker School Board 2018-2019 Budget Deliberative Session on February 6th, 2018 at 6:30 pm.   Therefore, the Town of Wentworth's Public Budget Hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at 5:00 pm.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this might have caused.


Tuesday, January 16, 2018

January 16 Selectmen's Meeting Cancelled

There will be no Selectmen's Business/Budget Meeting tonight, January 16th per Selectmen.  The meeting has been postponed until January 23rd @ 5:00 pm .  The Select Board is sorry for any inconvenience this might have caused.
This message was posted at the local Post Office, Town Office Building, and sent out via email to those on the Town Tax Collector's email list.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Upcoming Selectmen's Office Closures

The Selectmen's office will be closed to the public on Wednesday, January 31 and Thursday, February 1 for a budget workshop in order to prepare the annual report.

2018 Public Annual Budget Hearing

TOWN OF WENTWORTH

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON ANNUAL BUDGET

A public budget hearing will be held
February 06, 2018 at 6:00 pm
at the Wentworth Town Office at 7 Atwell Hill Road
to discuss 2018 annual budget and warrant articles

A public budget hearing will be held
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm
at the Wentworth Elementary School
to discuss 2018 annual budget and warrant articles


A public budget hearing will be held
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm
at the Wentworth Elementary School
to discuss 2018 annual budget and warrant articles

RSA 32:5, I

Notice updated Wednesday, February 7, 2018

2018 Filing Period for Town Offices


Registered voters of Wentworth who plan to seek office during the March 13, 2018 election must file a declaration of candidacy with the Town Clerk January 24,2018 through February 2, 2018.

NOTE: The Town Clerk's office will be open 9-5 pm on January 24, and 3-5 pm on February 2.

Download a list of open positions

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting

The Supervisors of the Checklist are meeting at the town offices on January 23 at 7 pm in order to allow any additions, deletions, or changes to the voter registration list.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Help Wanted: Fill-in Transfer Station Attendant

Job Status: Opening
Transfer Station Attendant

Note: This position is for a fill-in position only to cover when needed.

The Town of Wentworth is seeking applicants for the transfer station attendant. The position is part-time, non-benefits.  Applicants must be comfortable dealing with the public and have a solid waste operators license, level 1 minimum or the ability to obtain a license within one (1) year of hire.

Duties include: checking in residents, issuing transfer station permits, writing receipts & collection of monies, ensuring materials are disposed of in proper locations, maintenance and cleaning of facility.
Download the complete job description here
 
Contact: Arlene Patten, Administrative Assistant, townofwentworth@wentworth-nh.org,
PO Box 2, Wentworth, NH 03282, (603) 764-9955

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