Town Crier

Town Crier for September 15

The Suncook Valley Area Lions Club is holding a “Calendar Raffle” for the month of October. Tickets are $5.00 each. Each day of the month prizes will be drawn with values from $25-$250. Tickets can be purchased from any Lions Club member or call Larry Williams at 435-7861 or Andi Riel at 435-6346 or

The Pittsfield High School Alumni Association is selling raffle tickets for a 50/50 raffle. The winner will be chosen mid-September. Please contact Andi Riel at 435-6346 or OR any other Alumni Association member to purchase tickets.

ANNUAL SVSR MUM SALE on Sept 15th At Mike’s Meat Shoppe
We will be selling mums, hay bales, corn stalks and pumpkins.
Mums $7 each, 3 for $20. Come support the snowmobile club! Proceeds help fund trail maintenance, our grooming equipment and more! Mike’s Meat Shoppe is located at the intersection of NH Route 28 and Upper City Road in Pittsfield, NH.

The Infant Toddler Diaper Pantry will be open on Tues, Sept 17 from 9-11 am at the First Congregational Church. Young families are given supplemental diapers and wipes. Everyone is welcome. Please use the Chestnut Street entrance. Monetary and product contributions are always welcome. Please call the church at 435-7471 to arrange drop-off.

The Suncook Valley Rotary Club will meet on Wed, Sept. 18 at 6pm at Dominick’s Restaurant. For more information, contact

The Pittsfield Historical Society continues to raise funds for the new Museum and Headquarters. A commemorative garden on the Museum grounds is being worked on. A “BUY-A-BRICK” project affords an opportunity for people to buy a brick to honor yourself, loved ones past or present or whomever you wish to remember. The bricks will be sold for $100 each and may be engraved with 3 lines of 18 characters each for a 4”x8” brick. Please visit for a donation form and instructions. For more information, please call 798-3984.

The Suncook Valley Chorale Open Sing will be held on Monday, September 16th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Concord High School Band Room. This is your chance to sing through the Winter concert program, to meet and greet your fellow singers, and to learn about the Chorale. For more information visit the website at

The PMHS Boys Golf Tournament will be held on Sun, Sept. 15 at 9am. For more info, please contact Coach Darrah at

Auditions for The Pittsfield Players production of “SCROOGE, The Musical” are September 25th & 26th at 7PM at the Scenic Theater, 6 Depot Road, Pittsfield, NH. Come prepared to read, dress to move. A song will be taught at auditions. Follow audition information on FB at Pittsfield Players “Scrooge! the Musical” and the Players on FB at PittsfieldPlayers. Or on the web at

Gerard Leduc was recently elected Commander of the American Legion Peterson Cram Post 75 of Pittsfield. Congratulations!

Pick up the Community Bag at the Northwoods Hannaford’s in September and $1 will go to the PMHS Music Booster’s club!

The Pittsfield Circle of Home & Family group will resume their regular meeting schedule. Our next meeting is on Thurs, Sept. 19 at 6:30pm at the Community Center, lower level. Interested?? Please contact Andi Riel at 435-6346 or

PMHS Homecoming – Sat, Sept. 21 at Drake Field. A day filled with soccer games and homecoming floats! 9am – Middle School Girls VS CCA, 11am- Varsity Girls VS Farmington, 1pm- Varsity Boys VS Farmington and 3pm- Middle School Boys VS Farmington. The floats will be displayed during the half times of the varsity games.The varsity boys will get to participate on the floats during the varsity girls half time and the varsity girls will get to participate on the floats during the half time of the boys game. The parades during half time will replace the parade through town. 6:30-8:30pm – PMHS Café- MS Dance and 7-10pm – PMHS Gym- HS Dance.

New Library Cards for Everyone! Current software prefers numbers that have fourteen digits, but Pittsfield’s library cards currently have eight digits. So, the library is giving new cards to every library borrower! Please visit the library to get your new card. If you use your library account to download eBooks, audio books or stream TV and movies, you will need to have a new library card number by October 19th. In honor of the library’s upcoming 125th birthday (in 2020) the first 125 people to claim their new card will be entered into a drawing for a batch of homemade cookies!

The PHS Alumni Association will meet on Mon, Sept 16 at 6:30 at PMHS in the conference room near the lobby. If you attended or graduated from PHS/PMHS- you are automatically a member of the Alumni Association. Come join us!!

Pittsfield Historical Society 2020 Calendars for sale – This year’s theme is Transportation in Pittsfield. The methods of transportation evolved over time and the calendar has many examples: wagons, trains, bicycles, early cars, motorcycles, and busses. There is also a unique picture of an airplane, piloted by Harry N. Atwood, that landed beside Dr. Frank Sargent’s rehabilitation center at 22 Catamount Road. As with all the Historical Society’s calendars, there is a brief history explaining each picture!. Cost is still $10.00 per calendar and is available at Pittsfield Hist. Society and Pittsfield Town Hall .

Happy Birthday wishes to Tara Ash & Paula Martel on Mon, to Louie Houle on Thurs and to my fabulous brother-in-law, Tim Riel on Fri. I hope you all enjoy your special day!

Happy Anniversary wishes to my sister & brother-in-law, Robin & Fred Blais on Tues and to my niece, Nicole & Nick Semales on Fri.