Marissa Kibbee of Epsom who has earned a bachelor’s of science
degree in Health Science Pre-Physical Therapy from Springfield
College for studies completed in 2018.
Tuesday, July 10 at 7:00
PM the Epsom Public Library will host Will Broussard from the Mount
Washington Observatory. His program is called “Tales from the
Home of the World’s Worst Weather.” The mountain boasts the
world record for the highest wind observed by humankind and Mr.
Broussard will take us on a journey into the alpine zone and the
unique life and work of the weather observers at the top of New
The movie matinee on
Wednesday, July 11 at 1:30 is “I Can Only Imagine.” This is
the inspiring and unknown true story behind Mercy Me’s beloved chart
topping song that brought ultimate hope to so many and is a reminder
of the power of forgiveness.
Congratulations to Lauren
Lucille Graham of Epsom, who was named to the dean’s list at Norwich
University for the spring 2018 semester.
Epsom Town Band--Concerts In The Park
The Epsom Town Band will
present its summer series of concerts on three Friday evenings, July
13, July 20, and July 27, and on Old Home Day on Saturday, August
11. Admission is free.
All concerts are held at
Webster Park on Route 28 in Epsom. The July concerts start at
7 p.m., and the Old Home Day concert starts at 6:30 p.m. A
rain date is scheduled for Friday, August 3, at 7 p.m.
The band will perform a
variety of music including Broadway selections, marches, light
classical, patriotic, and “pop” tunes under the leadership of Jim
Lukeman. The band draws musicians from several local towns and
is celebrating its 127th year! Mark your calendars, invite
your friends and family, and plan to attend these “Concerts in the
Park.” For more information please contact Penny Graham at 736-9044.
Epsom Public Library Youth Events
Monday, July 9th 1:30 pm:
Family Movie: Maya the Bee: The Honey Games rated PG. Popcorn and
Wednesday, July 11th 6pm:
“Wild About Turtles” featuring Mary “The Turtle Lady” Doane.
Includes storytelling, singing, movement and creative arts! Enjoy
seeing live box turtles, aquatic turtles and our most popular NH
turtle, the Common Snapper! Educational and great fun!
Saturday, July 14th thru
Saturday, July 21st: Giant “Tyrannosaurus Rex” skeleton will be on
display! Plan to visit the library and view this amazing dinosaur
courtesy of our Gum Drop Book reps. Chuck and Melanie. The library
will have many dinosaur themed activities planned during the week
and new dinosaur books on display too!
Pembroke Academy Alum Makes Generous Donation In Support Of
Will Be Used Toward The Creation Of An Athletic Hall Of Fame
Thanks to a generous gift
from a Pembroke Academy (PA) alum, the Pembroke Academy Bicentennial
Committee is off to a great start in creating a Pembroke Academy
Athletic Hall of Fame, one of several culminating projects to
celebrate the school’s 200th anniversary.
Peter Cofran, PA class of
1969, made a donation of $2,000 towards the effort after attending
the school’s Bicentennial Kickoff Celebration in April where he
became aware of the goal to create an Athletic Hall of Fame.
Acknowledging that athletics is of significant importance to him,
Cofran wished to gift the donation to his alma mater in appreciation
of the educational experience he was afforded while enrolled at the
“To receive such support
from an alum was truly heartwarming, and certainly very much
appreciated,” said PA Headmaster Paul Famulari.
With many other Pembroke
Academy Bicentennial activities planned, the school would welcome
additional volunteers. Anyone interested in becoming involved
should contact Headmaster Paul Famulari directly at 603-485-7881 or
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letter To The Editor
The Old Meeting House
Revitalization Committee (OMHRC) would like to thank all of the
Epsom Residents that participated in the survey concerning the use
of the Old Meeting House. We are currently summarizing the results.
Our next step is to hold
Listening Sessions to gather additional input. In July, we will be
contacting those who indicated they would like to participate in the
Listening Sessions with available dates and times. Once the
Listening Sessions have been completed, we will publish the results
and provide them to the Epsom Board of Selectmen for additional
Again, we would like to
express our sincere appreciation to all the Epsom Residents for your
time and input.
Submitted By: OMHRC - Old
Meeting House Revitalization Committee
Richard W. LaFramboise, 63
Epsom - Mr. Richard W. "Dick" LaFramboise, 63 of Epsom,
passed away suddenly in his sleep, on June 23, 2018 in Minnesota
while on a motorcycle trip.
Woonsocket, RI, Dick was the son of the late Frederick and Helen
(Buzzell) LaFramboise. He was raised and educated in Rochester
and was a graduate of Spaulding High School. He worked in
construction for a short time before entering the NH Air National
Guard in 1975, which marked the beginning of his 32 year military
joined the Exeter Police Department in April 1977 and entered NH
Police Standards and Training where he graduated in the 38th Academy
in April 1978. Dick began his career with the Merrimack County
Sherriff office in January 1981, and retired in June 2001.
Dick had 28 years of service in Law Enforcement and enlisted in the
Army National Guard, serving his country from 1983 to 2010, being
honorably discharged with the rank of Master Sargent.
returned to law enforcement part time with the Chichester Police
Department in 2001, and was currently employed with the U.S. Marshal
Service of New Hampshire.
a longtime member of the Humane Lodge # 21 F&AM in Rochester as well
as a past member of the Blue Knights and enjoyed motorcycle trips
with his best friend, Thomas. Above all, he was a consummate
family man, devoted to his wife, children and grandchildren.
He loved his country, his job and the military.
predeceased by his beloved son Eric, who passed away in 2017.
survived by his loving & devoted wife, Lori (Towne) LaFramboise, his
daughter Stephanie Douglass and her husband Brian and their children
Bryce and Gabriella of Goffstown: his daughter-in-law, Kayla
LaFramboise and her children Harrison and Easton of Center
Barnstead; his siblings, Ronald LaFramboise of Texas, Sandra Bacon
and her husband John "Jack" of MA and Rebecca Fee of NH: and best
hours will be held on Friday, July 6th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:30pm to 9:00pm at the Epsom Bible Church, 398 Blackhall Road,
Epsom. A Masonic Service and Military Honors will begin at
6:30pm. Burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of
flowers, donations in Dick's memory to benefit the NH Police
Memorial Perpetual Care Fund; Checks made to NH Law Enforcement
Memorial Association, P.O. Box 3864, Concord, NH 03302, or a charity
of your choice in Dick's memory.
the family with arrangements is Still Oaks Funeral and Memorial Home
in Epsom. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please