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Elections

March 6, 2012

Newton Town Candidates and Warrant

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29. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $750.00 for NH SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (NHSPCA) to continue providing animal care and sheltering services, humane education and community services and cruelty investigations.

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30. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $5,000.00 for ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY ACTION to continue their outreach programs and the broad range of services they provide such as: Fuel Assistance, Electric assistance, Child Care Resource, Surplus Food Distribution, Emergency food Pantry, Homeless Prevention, Literacy Services, WIC Supple-mental food Program, etc.

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

31. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $1,373.00 to support ROCKINGHAM NUTRITION and MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM, providing meals for older, homebound and disabled Newton residents.

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

32. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $2,000.00 for SEACARE HEALTH SERVICES to provide access to healthcare to uninsured individuals who live in the Town of Newton.

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33. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $2,700.00 for VIC GEARY CENTER to provide a safe gathering place for senior citizens to congregate, share a nutritious noon meal, participate in social and recreational activities and to provide many clinics such as blood pressure, foot care, hearing, sight, home safety and tax preparation.

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34. On a petition of 25 or more legal voters of the Town of Newton, to see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $550.00 to Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS), a private non-profit organization. SASS provides a 24-hour toll-free crisis hotline and support groups for Newton residents who are survivors of sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse, as well as education and prevention programs to children, teens and parents. SASS provided services to 8 Newton residents last year.

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