Epsom NH News

March 25, 2009


Epsom Historical Association Cookbook

The Epsom Historical Association Cookbook Committee is grateful for all the tried-and-true recipes provided so far, along with photos of local cooks and popular eating establishments. Our submission deadline is extended to April 1. There’s still time to send in your recipes! Email them to epsomcookbook@dishmail.net or send via US mail to EHA Cookbook, PO Box 814, Epsom NH 03234. All categories accepted - from appetizers to main dishes to desserts, slow cooker meals - and more! You are invited to include any Epsom-related history of other pertinent information connected with your recipe. This fundraising project for the Historical Association is shaping up to be a “must-have” for local cooks!



Epsom Police Notes

The following is a summary of calls made by the Epsom Police Department for February 23-March 5, 2009. It is compiled from information provided by the Department.

Complaints Included: Animal, 4; OHRV, 1; Motor Vehicle, 5; Parking, 3; Civil, 4; Suspicious Vehicle, 2; Suspicious Activity, 3; Juvenile, 1; Harassing Phone Calls, 1.

Assists Included: Rescue Squad, 3; Disabled Motorist, 5; Agency With Service Of Paperwork, 7; Agency With Investigation, 6; Fire Dept., 1; Agency With Arrest, 1; Subject With Well Being Check, 1.

Reports Included: Phone Harassment, 1; Criminal Mischief, 1; Stolen License Plate, 1.

Responses Included: Accidents, 3; Juvenile Complaints, 2; Complaint of Unwanted Person, 1; Well Being Check 1; Alarm Activation, 1.

Checks Included: Suspicious Vehicles, 2; Suspicious Subject, 1; Abandoned 911 Call, 1; Abandoned Vehicles, 2; Suspicious Activity, 1.

There were 3 Arrests.



CENTURY 21 Thompson RE Sales Team Recognized As One Of Central New England Region’s Top Producers
Strong Sales in 2008 Rank The Arvanitis Team Among Region’s Finest

Peter & Cherylann Arvanitis, sales associates with CENTURY 21 Thompson RE, were named one of the CENTURY 21 System’s top producing sales teams in the Central New England region at a CENTURY 21 sales rally in Concord on 03-17-09. The two-member team was rated first in the State of NH for (sales production/ closed transaction sides) among the region’s top award winners for 2008.

“Dedication, knowledge and commitment are common characteristics of any successful sales team, The Arvanitis Team managed to surpass even these standards of excellence to provide their customers with exemplary service,” said Stephen DeStefano, broker/owner of CENTURY 21 Thompson RE. “This team of seasoned business professionals are leaders and innovators in the real estate industry and an asset to homebuyers and sellers in the community.”

The Arvanitis Team services Merrimack County and surrounding areas. At CENTURY 21 Thompson Real Estate they have established themselves as the NUMBER ONE Team in New Hampshire year after year through hard work, attention to detail and sheer determination. Their service makes the difference.

Collectively, The Arvanitis Team has more than 30 years of real estate experience and has been with the CENTURY 21 System for 15 years.

About Century 21 Thompson RE

Century 21 Thompson Real Estate was established in 1973. During this time, they have experienced strong markets and challenging times such as these. This has given them the valuable, first-hand experience necessary to succeed in such economic climates.




Barbara A. Taber

Epsom - Barbara A. “Bobbie” (Barnes) Taber, 79, of Wing Road, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Epsom Health Care Center.

Born in Oakfield, N.Y., on April 15, 1929, Barbara was the daughter of James and E. Aldine (Gorham) Barnes. She had spent many years living in Derry and had also spent time in Naples, Fla., before moving to Epsom. Before her retirement, she had been the manager of Lumbertown in Derry.

Mrs. Taber was a member of the New Rye Church and the New Rye Ladies Aid. In addition, she was a member of the Ransford Chapter of the Eastern Star in Derry and the Daughters of the Nile. Mrs. Taber loved time with her family and also enjoyed antiquing, knitting and quilting.

She was the widow of Ralph Taber, who died in 1998, and to whom she had been married 50 years.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Darla Kern in 2007.

Mrs. Taber is survived by children, Deborah Colman of Hampton, Thomas  Taber of Tampa, Fla., Denise Keeler of Epsom and Tracy Taber of Meredith; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Mrs. Taber’s life will be held Saturday, March 28, 2009, at 11:30 a.m.  at the New Rye Union Congregational Church in Epsom.

Spring burial will be held in the New Rye Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Bektash Shrine, 189 Pembroke Road, Concord 03301; or the New Rye Union Congregational Church, New Rye Road, Epsom 03234.

Still Oaks Funeral Home of Epsom is assisting with arrangements.

For more information, go to www.stilloaks.com












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