Tag Archives: Tuftonboro

‘Mistakes Are Made’

I’m about ready to propose a new law urging all elected officials to dispense with the phrases “mistakes are made” and “mistakes were made.” At the 2PM meeting Friday at the Town Office, to discuss the current mess over the … Continue reading

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Selectmen Fail to Hold Public Hearing; Library Warrant Article Null and Void

“We have problems,” Chairman Gordon Hunt told his fellow library trustees this morning. “The selectmen didn’t hold a public hearing.” The library-addition warrant article is invalid and will not be legally binding if voted on at Town Meeting because the … Continue reading

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Library Warrant Article in Violation of State Law

The current placement of the first two warrant articles to be voted on at Town Meeting is incorrect and not allowed by law, Town Moderator Dan Barnard confirmed to me yesterday. These are the warrant articles in question, in the … Continue reading

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What Does “Overspending” Mean?

At Monday’s board of selectmen’s meeting, Gordon Hunt, a member of the budget committee, and the selectmen called into question something that Chris Sawyer wrote in the Granite State News. Chris, who is running for budget committee, stated in response … Continue reading

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The Hunter family has been producing maple syrup in Tuftonboro since 1850s

When maple sugaring season starts at Bald Peak Farm, there is no such thing as a spectator; it’s all hands on deck. | More at Tuftonboro.net

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Selectmen, Budget Committee Propose 12% Increase in Taxes…

The selectmen and Budget Committee have proposed budgets this year that would increase the “amount of taxes to be raised” by approximately 12% on the local part of our tax bill (not including state and county taxes), compared to last … Continue reading

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Local Democrat Refers to Republicans in Neighboring Town as the Taliban

The party of civility strikes again, and while this may not be as crass as expressing opportunistic glee at the death of a Republican, it fits the pattern of ingrained hostility that truly defines them as a party. Tuftonboro selectman Chip Albee, a registered … Continue reading

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