CarriageTowneNews.com, Kingston, NH

Elections

March 1, 2012

Aquifer Protection Update

On behalf of the Kingston Planning Board, I am writing to ask for your support of Article 8 on this year's Town Warrant. With the help of a grant from the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership, Article 8 is the result of a one-year effort by the Planning Board and a hydrogeologic consultant to propose updates to the town's Aquifer Protection Ordinance. New data and scientific analyses have become available since the Ordinance was originally adopted in 1989, thus the Planning Board feels that an update to the Ordinance is appropriate at this time.

The revisions being proposed will improve the aquifer zoning overlay by creating two distinct Zones within the district. By doing this, the land overlying the highest quality (i.e. highest water yield potential) part of the aquifer receives the greatest protection, while limits on other parts of the District are somewhat less restrictive to allow for a wider variety and scope of land uses. The goal from the beginning of this process has been to provide continued protection of the underground water resource, while allowing fair and reasonable use of the land above it. The Planning Board believes this Ordinance revision accomplishes that goal.

Each mailing address in Kingston will be receiving a summary of the Ordinance changes by mail or newspaper insert. There will also be maps and information posted at the polling place on March 13. Kingston has long recognized its unique groundwater resource and has worked hard to protect it. The Planning Board respectfully requests your "Yes" vote on Article 8 to continue that support, and to offer greater economic opportunities in the community.

Glenn Coppelman

Vice-Chairman, Kingston Planning Board

Kingston

1
Text Only
Elections

New England News
Obituaries
  • Marie Rose (Robidoux) Audy

    LAWRENCE — Marie Rose (Robidoux) Audy, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, after suffering a stroke in April. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Rose A. (Betit) and Alfred Robidoux, originally of Quebec, Canada. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Armand Joseph Audy, who passed away on June 28, 1976.

    Continued ...
    5 days
  • Charles Anthony "Chuck" Carnival, 79

    Jackson, MS — Charles Anthony “Chuck” Carnival, 79, formerly of Raymond, N.H., passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.

    Continued ...
    12 days 1 Photo
  • Francis M. Lurvey, 76

    Bar Harbor, ME — Francis M. Lurvey passed away Sunday, June 22, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after battling cancer. By his side were his sons, Edwin Lurvey and Steven Lurvey and his niece and husband, Debra and Richard Carey, as well as cousin, Marion McDonald. He was the son of Edwin R Lurvey (Bar Harbor) and Delia Amazeen (Dexter). He is survived by five children, a stepson, and their families. His sons, Edwin and wife April, Steven and wife, Pam, David and his daughter, Meghan, as well as his daughters, Lorraine and Ellen and her husband, Paul DiScipio with daughters, Katherine and Julia, and his stepson, Brian Faulkner and wife, Jody with children, Trevor, Rachel, and Keith. He is also survived by his sister, Sheryl, and many nieces and nephews including Frank Lurvey and Elaine Langer. Francis was predeceased by his twin brother, Frank, as well as his brothers, Edwin and Erwin. He was also predeceased by his longtime companion, Brian and Edwin’s mother, Maureen Faulkner and former wife, Roberta Lurvey Gilmore.

    Continued ...
    19 days 1 Photo
  • Norman R. Cote

    Atkinson, NH — Norman R. Cote, of Atkinson, was called to his heavenly home on June 16, 2014, following a period of declining health.

    Continued ...
    19 days
  • Frederick M. Hopper, 64

    Epping, NH — Frederick Michael Hopper, of Epping, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Predeceased by his wife, Alice Hopper, he is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Joann Peatfield; daughters, Shay Belair and Jayne Pond; sons-in-law, Adam Belair and James Pond; mother, Arlene Hopper; father and stepmother, Frederick S. and Barbara Hopper; siblings, Susan Hardy, Stephan Hopper, Scott Hopper, and Sherri Chagnon; grandsons, Benjamin Belair, Jonathan Belair and Jackson Pond; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Continued ...
    26 days 1 Photo

Stocks