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February 23, 2012

Kingston Town Warrant

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Article 23: On petition of the Kingston Fire Chief, Road Agent and 40 registered voters, shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $3,500.00 to be used to provide short term and long term disability insurance for full time employees of the Town of Kingston, with the first year to be funded for only six months. The Town will pay 75% of the cost of the insurance for the employee and the remaining 25% will be paid by the employee. At present there is no disability insurance provided by the Town.

RECOMMENDED BY THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN

RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 24: On petition of 49 registered voters, shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $110,000.00 for the purpose of purchasing a 1.1 acre lot located at 54 Church Street, Tax Map R33, Lot 20, and for the removal of the existing structures, trash and debris on the property, site recovery, professional service fees, and any items incidental to or necessary for the lot to become part of the library site? This property abuts the land upon which the new Kingston Library is situated and recently became available for purchase. The cost includes the purchase price of $80,000.00 in addition to $30,000.00 which includes such items as the cost of site cleanup as well as all professional fees related to transfer of the property.

RECOMMENDED BY THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN

RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 25: On petition of 43 registered voters, shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $2,500.00 to be placed in the Powwow Pond Preservation Fund? This and existing funds will be used to match a grant of up to $4,850.00 from the N. H. Department of Environmental Services for control of exotic species which have infested the Powwow Pond. The Board of Selectmen are the agents to expend said funds.

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    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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