Elliot Ingraham takes a swing at one of the last stations in the Warior Obstacle Run set up on the Depot Road fields during the second annual race on Saturday. See more photos page 8.
CHESTER – The Chester Board of Selectmen reorganized Thursday night, May 18, choosing the two longest serving members as Chair and Vice Chair. Dick Trask will serve as the new Chairman, and Jack Cannon as the Vice Chairman.
During the meeting, the board heard from Jean Methot, who requested authorization from the board to form a Nutfield Area 300th Year Anniversary Celebration Committee. While there is already a group meeting and working on plans for the 300th Anniversary, without a formally appointed committee, there is no way to expend funds and for the 300th Celebration Fund. The board approved the creation of the committee and also appointed Methot as the Chairman.
HAMPSTEAD – The Conservation Commission met on Wednesday evening, May 17, to discuss the plans for several projects on Conservation properties.
Commission Chair Tim Lovell said he has plans to work on the West Road Conservation land, moving rocks and filling holes that have opened up after the winter and the recent rains. Member Brent Ebner offered to assist Lovell with this project by bringing his truck to the location in order to remove fallen trees from the trail. Lovell was grateful for Ebner’s kind offer.