Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting - Jan. 22

Sullivan Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session for additions and corrections to the checklist on Tuesday, Jan. 22nd at the Sullivan Library from 7 pm to 7:30 pm.   Bring proof of residency, citizenship and age.              

Looking Ahead to Town Elections and Meeting 2019

Now that a page has been turned on the calendar, and it is 2019, it’s time to start thinking about Town&School Elections on March 12, 2019. The Town&School Meetings will follow on March 13.

Each year several town offices come up for election. Won’t you consider running for office? It’s is a great way to learn more about your community and meet other folks in town.

Nelson Agricultural Commission 2019 Lecture Series

All lectures are free and open to the public.

They take place at 11am in the Olivia Rodham Public Library, 1 Nelson Common Rd, Nelson, NH.

January 26 - The Art&Science of Field Reclamation with Mike Tarr
Reclaiming fields is more than removing trees and rocks. We have all admired the fields on Cabot Road. Hear the stories, learn the specifics and admire fields with new appreciation. Mike promises to have special guests.

February 16 - Seed Starting with Barbara Voymas of Bailey Brook Gardens

Awesome Silent Auction and Dessert Buffett - Feb. 16

Saturday, Feb. 16 - 2 to 4 pm Sullivan Church Meeting Hall

Chase away those winter blues! Enjoy the silent auction and dessert buffet at the Sullivan Church on February 16 from 2-4 pm. Visit with friends and neighbors and bid on such items as small furniture, antiques, baskets of specialty items, and much, much more! (Check the church’s Facebook page at
https://www.facebook.com/sullivanucc/ for photos of items.)

Library Footnotes

2019… A brand new year. A brand new month. Lots of snow and cold. Your library offers some warmth and excellent reading materials to help get you through the long winter evenings… Some of our newest additions include:

The Shape Of Water by Guillermo Del Toro
Still Me by Jojo Moyes (book 3 in the Me Before You series)
Asking For Truffle by Dorothy St. James
The Last Cruise by Kate Christensen
Into The Water by Paula Hawkins
Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny
Trace by Archer Mayor
Bury the Lead by Archer Mayor

Friends of the Sullivan Library News

Calendars for sale! - The Friends of the Sullivan Library still have 2019 calendars for sale! These calendars have unique pictures of Sullivan and can be purchased at the library for $15, or contact Gaynelle Pratt at 847-3271 for a copy. Don't miss out!

Quilt Raffle Winner - Congratulations to Pat Tranfield of Keene who won the quilt raffle at the fall Christmas

Country Craft Fair - The Fair was fun and a great success. Many thanks to all the participating crafters and
shoppers.

Burn Permits - Questions and Answers

Sullivan Forest Fire Wardens - The Warden’s Corner

It has been brought to our attention that there have been several questions raised about burn permits and the regulations.

Here are the answers.
Do I need a permit if it is raining?
Yes, a permit is required for all open burning, even in the rain. A permit is required when it is raining or when the ground is not covered with snow. The only time a permit is not required is when there is adequate snow on the ground (see complete description below).

Note from the Sullivan Fire and Rescue Department

Dear Sullivan Residents and Friends,

2018 was an active year for the Sullivan Fire Company and its fundraising activities. The Fire Company is a nonprofit organization comprised of fire department members, spouses and those interested in supporting the Sullivan Fire&Rescue Department. The money raised through these fundraising efforts directly supports the fire department’s needs, most notably this year by supporting:

New Administrative Assistant in the Town Hall

Please welcome Jamie Cox as Administrative Assistant to the Board of Selectmen. Many of you may already know Jamie as she lives in Sullivan. Jamie will be working with the Board as well as serving the public. Stop in and introduce yourself, Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, or, if you have business with the Selectmen, give her a call at 847-3316.

Sew, Quilt, Craft, Knit or Just Plain Visit

Monday afternoons, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm in the Sullivan Church lower meeting hall, are busy with all sorts of handiwork being done. There’s also just a lot of visiting and exchange of local happenings going on, too. New in town or been here a while – everyone is welcome! For more information, contact Mary Hull at the town hall, at 847-3316 or at home at 847-9718.

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