The Messenger – January 14, 2011

The Messenger - January 14, 2011 Issue
In This Issue

H-D voters facing a $20 million budget

A large crowd, dominated by teachers, administrators, support staff and parents attended Monday’s H-D School District Budget Hearing. For the second year in a row, the School Board has proposed an operating budget that equals the default budget. This year the figure is $19,713,125.00 up $778,746.00 or 4%. Voters will also be asked to approve a new teacher’s contract which increases salaries $123,277.00 in 2011, and another $209,574.00 in 2012.

Kearsarge voters face $37+ million budget

The 100 plus voters at the Kearsarge Regional School District’s deliberative session yesterday were presented with a pair of budget proposals which each called for more than a $1 million increase over the current budget. The school board is asking for $37.5 while the budget committee has proposed $37.2 million.

The decision: Is Hillsborough pro or anti growth?

The Hillsborough Economic Development Commission recently met with the Planning Board. Commission Chair, Rex Gray said that they wanted to meet with the Planning Board because of a concern that they wanted to present the same face to potential business owners that Hillsborough is a business friendly town. Gray said that people don’t always have a clear vision of what is expected, and if they knew what was required they could be set, but that often it seems that more questions are raised, and more things get added to what is needed.

Peterborough’s Acqua Bistro is closed

A popular Peterborough restaurant has been closed after a 10- year run in Depot Square. Acqua Bistro proprietor Pamela Parker of Hancock, blames increased competition and reduced business for the closing.

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