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Admin Asst will be delayed on Friday, July 25

Admin Asst will be delayed on Friday, July 25, but hopes to be available at the Town Office by noon.


Through the efforts of Dorchester's Emergency Management team, Dorchester residents can now subscribe to the Grafton County Sheriff's Department CodeRED emergency notification services. For a full description of this service, and information to subscribe, please see the attached information sheet.

Trustees of the Trust Fund vacancy

There is a vacancy to be filled as a member of the Trustees of the Trust Fund. For information, please contact the Admin Asst at 786-5095, during normal business hours (Mon 4pm-7pm, Tues-Fri 9am-2pm

Town Forest Work Day Cancelled

The work day scheduled for Saturday June 28 is cancelled. There has been a delay in the disbursal of grant funds needed for the town forest projects. As soon as the Conservation Commission receives the go-ahead we'll post a new date and hope to see you then. Questions, contact Maria Weick 786 2852.

Supervisor of the Checklist Opening

There is an opening for a Supervisor of the Checklist, and any resident of Dorchester may apply for the position through the end of June. Please contact the Admin Asst at the Town Office, 764-5095, during normal working hours if you are interested. (Mon 4 pm-7 pm, Tues-Fri 9 am - 2 pm).

Dorchester "Going Places"

Events on Saturday, July 19, 2014 Whether you're "Going Places" via education, mountain biking, walking, running, a more motorized type or just going to the breakfast table there is an activity for you at the Dorchester "Going Places" Events. The Dorchester Grange #280 would like to invite you to join us at the Dorchester Town Hall for the following activities.

Mountain Bike-a-Thon
Antique Car Show or the
Pancake Breakfast

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Web postings

To limit emails to the Town's web master, postings and announcements will be held and compiled into one email each week, to be sent on Fridays. Please keep this in mind if you have announcements to be posted or you are looking for meeting minutes. Also, please ensure to refresh your browser window when viewing the website, as often your web browser may be loading cached information, not the most current information.

Hazard Mitigation Planning

The final Hazard Mitigation meeting will be Monday, June 23rd at 6:30pm at the Town Hall. Attendees will be doing an analysis process known as the STAPLEE and also ranking and prioritizing the mitigation strategies we have come up with.

Conservation Commission Gets Grant

The Conservation Commission has been awarded an almost $16,000 grant from the NH Bureau of Trails to build bridging, a wildlife/birding observation deck, and trails in the town forest. As the project goes forward we'll be looking for community volunteers to help with the work involved. We expect work will start sometime in June. If interested contact Maria Weick at 786-2852.

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Dorchester Notes

A local Dorchester resident currently publishes a monthly newsletter which we are happy to share. Click here to view the latest edition.

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Upcoming meetings

All meetings are in the Town Hall unless otherwise indicated.

Conservation Commission
July 15, 2014
7:00 PM

Selectmen's Meeting
July 17, 2014
6:30 PM

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