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Claremont Fire Department Hosts NH-HHS Mobile Vaccination Clinc
The Claremont Fire Department is hosting the NH-HHS Mobile Vaccination Clinic at the station on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 10am – 5pm, located on 100 Broad Street, Claremont NH.

All vaccinations will be available including boosters for those individuals who are eligible to receive the booster and the vaccine for children ages 5-11 years will be available.

No appointment; first come first serve.

Bryan Burr
Fire Chief/Manager Municipal Airport-CNH
Emergency Management Director
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Recognized by the Bank's Senior Executive Team and Chairman of the Board for Extraodinary Leadership
Seven Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees were recently recognized by the Bank’s Senior Executive Team and Chairman of the Board of Directors David Woodside at the Bank’s annual Chairman’s Dinner and Celebration, held October 1 in Bar Harbor, Maine. The event is dedicated to recognizing employees who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership.
The Chairman’s Award, which is the event’s highest honor, was presented to Steve Gurin, Senior Vice President and Director of Community Banking, and Joe Schmitt, Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing. The award winners are selected by the Chairman of the Board of Directors in recognition of the employees’ consistent display of the Bank’s brand behaviors, strategic thinking, perseverance through challenges, ability to motivate, and several other factors.
“Steve and Joe exemplify outstanding leadership and consistently go above and beyond to ensure the success of their teams, colleagues, and our customers,” stated Curtis C. Simard, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “Both of them stepped up in a big way during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Steve leading the Bank’s participation in the Paycheck Protection Program and Joe driving all of the internal and external communications. They navigated the ever evolving demands that the pandemic had on the Bank’s operations while also keeping their focus on what we needed to do to achieve future success.”
Steve has been with the Bank for seven years and is responsible for leading a team of community bankers charged with helping entrepreneurs find the right financing and deposit solutions for their small businesses. He is located in Ellsworth, Maine. Joe joined the Bank in 2017 and is responsible for leading and deploying the Bank’s marketing strategy as well as optimizing customers’ experience. He is located in Bar Harbor, Maine.
In addition to The Chairman’s Award, the Bank’s Senior Executive Team presented the Emerging Leader Award to five employees who are not only high performers but also display high potential for growth in the organization. The recipients of the 2021 Emerging Leader Award are:
Jayme Demers, Vice President, Retail Delivery Strategic Initiatives. She has been with the Bank for three years and is located in Norwood, Massachusetts.
Alison DiPaola, Vice President, Human Resources Manager. She has been with the Bank for eight years and is located in Newport, New Hampshire.
Raelene Garrow, Vice President, Retail Lending Operations Manager. She joined the Bank in 2020 and is located in Newport, New Hampshire.
 Zac Riitano, Vice President, Portfolio Manager. He has been with the Bank for eight years and is located in Bangor, Maine.
Bryan Sanford, Vice President, Senior Investment Officer at Charter Trust Company, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. He has been with Charter Trust for 12 years and is located in Nashua, New Hampshire.
A Note from Arrowhead Recreation Club
The season is fast approaching so we will be having work sessions Saturdays, generally starting around 9:30 AM.  If you or anyone you know can help either join us or send them our way.
Brush sawing the face
Brush Hogging / mowing Main Slope
Final mowing (Push mower and DR) and weed whacking
  • bottom lift loading areas
  • Around the parking lot
  • Along the ATV trail service area
Lift Sign installation
Tube Stop set up then roll up and cover
Install Post pads in tube runout area
Storage Container related
  • Side task (need to arrange for return of tent back to parks and rec.)
  • Move snow fencing
  • Move out rope posts
Fence post repairs
  • Need to get 5 split rail fence posts
  • one post on tube lift line near mat storage area
  • 2 at top of tubing, one near unloading area other in the safety runout area between tube lift and ski slope
  • 2 spare (may need for ATV fence)
Flower bed winter prep
  • Clean and trim down plants in side entrance flower bed
Install Snow Fence near storage building
Install Post and rope around patio flower bed
Move Popup tent and weights from basement to skate shack
Move Skates from Skate shack to basement area
Move Merchandise racks from skate shack to main floor storage closet
Move snow blower from storage building to basement
Wrap up 220V power cord in groomer building onto spool
Move 480V snowmaking spools to storage container
Lift related
  • Apply bar and chain oil to top ski lift tension cable
  • Remove Deep cycle batteries from tube lifts and put in storage building
  • Collect all lift fire extinguishers to ski lift shack
Other Back ground on tasks of note not a part of regular work session work
Groomer BR350
  • Complete main coupler changer over (need to order parts)
  • Replace broken cleats (may need to order one)
  • Look at installing/replacing ice points
Red Groomer plan is to hoist engine and work on it while hoisted mainly install oil pan and repair Transmission Park lock mechanism then reinstall
Lift related
  • Spice handle bracket welding repair (in progress)
  • Drain Gear oil from both lifts (will need light gauge sheet metal and bucket) (in progress)
  • Repair shaft seals (will not be able to run lifts until repairs are complete)
Snow Gun
  • Repair rotator arm (have main parts) need to remove bracket and install bushing and new bolt assembly
  • Change oil

To contact Arrowhead, FB Message us, email or call (603) 542-7016 and leave a message.
Center for the Arts: Lake Sunapee Region Calendar of Events
Please check the website for up-to-date information.

 The Center for the Arts announces their online Annual Holiday Auction November 1st through November 15th. Folks can begin bidding November 1st up through the 15th all to raise money for the CFA Arts Education Fund.

The Center for the Arts, Arts Education Fund provides grants to local teachers and schools to facilitate active participation in the arts. The fund was established to encourage teachers and administrators to create projects that will not only expose students to the arts but also inspire students to think creatively. The CFA Arts Education Fund has helped to support numerous visual art, performing, and literary projects including the KRES Shakespeare Project, the Portsmouth Brass Quintet, the East Bay Jazz Ensemble, Woodwind Music of the King’s Court, the Ox-Cart Kids Poetry Club, Native American programs, and the KRHS Labyrinth Project, as well as many Online and Teacher-led Community Projects.

Thanks to generous donors, this year’s Auction includes great gifts including Tubbs Snowshoes, Fraser Home Fragrances, Gift Certificates, Wine, Winter, Yoga, and Holiday Baskets galore, as well as beautiful 10x10 works of art by the following artists: Valentina Barrett, Marc Beerman, Eileen Belanger, Sue Anne Bottomley, Jean Cronin-Connolly, Elizabeth D’Amico, Don Elliott, Iris Fischer-McMorrow, Jay Fitzpatrick, Lindsay Freese, Ludmilla Gayvoronsky, Great Island Photography, Jack Harkins, Barbara Hunting, Penny Koburger, Lucy Mueller, Bruce Parsons, Yvonne Shukovsky, Charlotte Thibault, Kristin Watts, Mary Watts, and Roger Wells , offered for $100 each! A wonderful gift for someone you know…or for yourself!

Visit for up-to-date auction information.

If you have questions or need further information, please contact

November 12th – 14th – The 2021 Performing Arts Series- Turning Toward the Sun adapted from the novel by Cecil Warren and directed by Wally Borgen. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, Sundays at 2:00
Produced by SKIT. Warner Town Hall. Tickets can be purchased at Morgan Hill, Tatewell Gallery and online at SKIT.

December 3rd -First Fridays! TIDINGS OF JOY A holiday concert and more featuring the Munholand String Quartet. This FF is at the Black Box theatre on the Colby-Sawyer College campus. The opening reception begins at 6:30pm with the concert to follow at 7:00. Full Press Release Available Here

2021 Literary Arts Series –“Beauty in Diversity” Dates TBD
Noted Authors and Poets share their insights throughout the year!
Visit for up-to-date event information

ONGOING: CREATIVE ARTS CONTESTS! SHOW US YOUR ART, POETRY, ESSAYS, DANCE, THEATER, MUSIC! Be published, exhibit your work, perform onstage, win prizes!
More information and to submit your work: Visit

More information and to apply: VISIT
WCBH Prevention Coordinator
West Central Behavioral Health (WCBH), Claremont, is seeking a full-time Prevention Coordinator to support the goals and objectives of the Agency’s Drug-Free Communities (DFC) program.

The individual will work with the Task Force membership, leadership, subcommittees, partner agencies, parents, youth, community representatives, and the business community to develop, promote and implement prevention activities and cross-sector collaborative effects throughout Grafton and Sullivan counties. When appropriate, the Coordinator will seek to engage the broadest possible community involvement in these activities. Special emphasis of this position is on alcohol and drug abuse, primarily underage drinking, marijuana and prescription drug abuse.

Get your copy of the Claremont Senior Center Car Show 2022 calendar featuring the winning vehicles from our 2021 Car Show. It can be yours or, better yet, a perfect gift for someone special. Click Here for More Information

Thanksgiving dinner is November 23rd, not the 24th as printed in the Newsletter. 
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St. Mary Holiday Craft Fair
St. Mary Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday - November 13, 2021
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Mary Gym - Main St. - Claremont NH
Featuring area sweet breads...
50 / 50 Raffle...Food Concession
Craft Fair is sponsored by Catholic Daughters and
the Knights of Columbus for the benefit of St. Mary Parish.
ServSafe Videos
ServSafe has created two free, short videos for food service staff regarding COVID precautions and conflict de-escalation that you may find helpful to share with your staff.

ServSafe Operating Guidance: COVID-19 Precautions 17 minutes
ServSafe Conflict De-escalation: COVID-19 Precautions 10 minutes
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