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Elections

March 8, 2012

Gamble for Selectman

The election of a Selectman is very important. An elected Selectman must know the town, the history of the town, problems with the town, and, most important, attend all selectman meetings.

John Gamble has all those requirements. Since spending the summers in South Hampton with his grandparents, then building his first home in the early 1970's, he has taken an active role in this town. Helping to establish the Volunteer Fire Department, he was Deputy Chief for 12 years, and Fire Chief from 1986 - 2008. He has been Fire Warden and Emergency Management Director, having obtained many grants for the town. He is a charter member and current treasurer of the South Hampton Firemen's' Association.

Through the years, John has assisted many town's people who were in need of emergency help. He has always responded to calls regarding repairs or other problems at the town offices. He has always been available regarding the interest of the community and has shown great dedication to the people of South Hampton and will continue to do so if elected.

Please give your vote to John Gamble for Selectman in South Hampton on March 13th, 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., at the Town Hall

Carole McCarthy

South Hampton

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