The Chichester Heritage
Commission will host the New Hampshire Humanities program “New
Hampshire on High: Historic and Unusual Weathervanes of the Granite
State” on Thursday, October 11, at 7 p.m. in the Chichester
Grange/Town Hall. This program is free and open to the public. Light
refreshments will be served. For more information contact Lucille
Happy Birthday to Skip
Jarvis and Colby Despres on October 8 and Brianne Stone and Camdyn
Despres on October 9.
Baked Chicken is on the
menu for the Free Community Supper at the Chichester United
Methodist Parish Hall on Wednesday, October 10, at 6 p.m. Everyone
is welcome to attend. Come join your friends and neighbors for a
good, hot meal. Donations are not required but are gratefully
accepted to be used towards the cost of future suppers.
Out Of Your Attic
Thrift Shop News
Submitted By Carol Hendee
Halloween costumes and fall decorations are out. Week of October1-6,
Book sale-box tops with romance paperbacks $1.00 each.
Hardcover, two for 50¢; regular paperbacks & kids books 2/25¢.Baby
clothes zero to 12 mos. 25¢ each (including bibs) We need
men’s jeans-all sizes, but especially in the 30s.
345 Suncook Valley Hgwy,
Chichester. Mon. 8-12; Tues. & Thurs. 8-4; Wed. 11-4; St.
Chichester Town Library News
Preschool Story Hour
meets tomorrow, October 4th, at 10:45 a.m.
On Friday night, October
5th at 7 p.m. at the Grange, there will be a great program to learn
of our flying creatures of the night. The New Hampshire
Audubon is bringing their program entitled “Wings of the Night: Owls
and Bats” to Chichester. Come to learn about these special
animals and how they navigate and live. There will even be a
live owl to enhance the presentation.
Then, on Saturday
morning, October 6th, there are two, wonderful sales going on at the
library. First, is the October Down Cellar Used Book Sale,
from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Although the themes are Halloween and
harvest time, there are so many books on almost all areas of
interest, that buyers can usually find something(s) they can’t do
without. For example, we have had hundreds of science
fiction/fantasy books donated since the last sale. In
addition, we will continue with the half-price sale of collectible
and vintage books (unless otherwise noted), since there has been
such a lot of interest generated in them.
Simultaneously with the
used book sale, there will be a sale of vintage and collectible
items on the library grounds. Vendors wishing to participate
need to contact the library to reserve a 10’x10’ space, in which
they can set up a pop-up tent and table/display. There is a $5
fee to vendors. Space is limited and there is no rain date.
Monday, October 8th, the
library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Monday, October 8th at 4
p.m. is the Board of Trustees meeting. These meetings are open
to the public.
Wednesday, October 10th,
is the Evening Book Club.
Chichester Heritage Commission
The Chichester Heritage
Commission has received a grant from New Hampshire Humanities to
present New Hampshire on High: Historic and Unusual Weathervanes of
the Granite State.
This program will be
presented on Thursday, October 11th at 7 p.m. in the Chichester
Grange/Town Hall, 54 Main Street.
Glenn Knoblock will offer
a fun and engaging look at the historic weathervanes found on New
Hampshire churches, town halls and other pub1ic buildings from
earliest times down to the present.
This program is free and
open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
New Hampshire Humanities
nurtures the joy of learning and inspires community engagement by
bringing life-enhancing ideas from the humanities to the people of
New Hampshire. For more information, contact Lucille Noel, 798-5709.
John E. (Jack) Sargent
Jack Sargent of Bedford, NH and North Port FL. (formerly
of Chichester) passed away on September 26 at the age of 81 years.
Jack was born in
Thedford, VT. on October 15, 1936 and was raised in Hanover, NH. He
is a 1954 graduate of Hanover High School and attended Vermont
Academy. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest
Resources from the University of NH in 1959 and a Masters of Public
Administration in 1986.
Jack spent his career in
the public sector beginning as the Coos County Extension Service
Forester from 1960 to 1969, A District Forester for the NH Division
of Forest and Lands from 1969 to 1972, NH Chief of Forest Protection
from 1972 to 1986 and as Director of NH Division of Forest and Lands
until his retirement in 1996.
During his professional
life, Jack served on and volunteered his time on a number of
professional and civic organizations and committees. He was the
Chairman of the Northeast Forest Fire Protection Committee,
President of the Northeast Area Association of State Foresters and
the Secretary of the National Association of State Foresters. Jack
served as a Hot Shot Fire Crew Boss on numerous wildfires in the
western states and was responsible for organizing and training crews
here in NH for duty out west. He also served as a member of the Coos
County, Lancaster, and Chichester Planning Boards, was President of
the Pittsfield Lions Club, a Harris Fellowship member of the
Pittsfield Rotary Club, a Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus in
Lancaster, NH and a long time Lector at Our Lady of Lourdes Church
in Pittsfield, NH. He was the Chichester town meeting Moderator for
15 years. In retirement Jack continued his public servant life as
President of the Home Owners Association of LaCassa in North Port
Jack is survived by his
loving wife of 60 years, Rita (Sloan), son Mark C. and his wife
Ginger of Barnstead, NH, daughter Pamela J Plante and husband
Kenneth, son Michael S and his wife April of Weare, NH and daughter
Katrina L MacLeod of Bedford, NH, 10 grandchildren and numerous
nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents Bertram and
Mary Sargent as well as two bothers, Robert and Peter.
Jack loved skiing and was
an excellent downhill skier as well as a ski jumper. He raced in all
4 events through high school, Vermont Academy and the University of
New Hampshire and was a long time ski instructor at Prospect
Mountain Ski Area in Lancaster, NH and the Highland Ski Area in
Northfield NH. Jack was an avid ReSox fan, enjoyed hunting and
fishing and loved being in the forests if northern NH.
A memorial mass was held
in Tuesday October 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart if Mary
Church, 180 Loudon Road, Concord NH. In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made to the Five Rivers Conservation Trust at 6 Dixon Ave,
Suite 201, Concord, NH 03301. Waters Funeral Home, David Pollard,
Director is assisting with arrangements.