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Raymond Planning Board OKs Lot Line Adjustment for Commercial Subdivision

Raymond Zoning Board Denies Two Rehearings, Continues Third

School Board Questioned About Minimum Class Size at High School

Zoning Board OKs Norris Farm Conservation Subdivision Variances

Raymond Saves Money on Loan for New Wells

Local Candidates Make Their View Known At Annual Candidates Night

Raymond Planning Board Considers Changes to Road Standards

Elementary School to Get Safety Improvements, Minimum High School Class Size Set

All Pet Owners Need to Pay Attention Now

Budget Committee Recommends School Budget 4-3

Surprise Motion Made at Budget Committee to Revisit School Budget Recommendation

Little Discussion, Little Change at Raymond Town Deliberative Session

Rehearing Appeal Rescheduled for Freetown Road Parcel

School Board Denies Request to Remove Instructional Material

Deliberative Session Voters Increase School Budget to Keep YEES Caseworker

Raymond Addresses Unresolved School Lunch Debt in Multiple Ways

Raymond Selectmen Award Bid for Tax-Deeded Property

Raymond Zoning Board of Adjustments Continues Rehearing Request on Freetown Road Variances

Selectmen Tell ZBA to Rehear Freetown Road Proposal

Selectmen Send Message to Zoning Board to Rehear Peloquin Request

Planning Board Finds No Problem with Excavation Site

School Board OKs Four-Day Preschool, Raises Preschool Tuition

Budget Chairman Denies Fellow Committee Member Right to Speak

Complaints Over Zoning Board Action to be Explored

Budget Committee Recommends School Budget in 5-2 Vote

School Board Hears Pinkerton Tuition Analysis

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Freetown Road Property Wins One Variance, Loses Another

2019 Budget Committee Hearings Continue, Look at School Cuts

Planning Board to Hold Hearing on Zoning Warrant Articles

Raymond High Presents New Program of Studies

Portion of Unexpended Fund Balance to Cover Two Warrant Articles

Raymond High School Honor Roll 1st Quarter 2018

Non-Binding Warrant Article to Consider Tuitioning to Pinkerton

Raymond Board of Selectmen Hears Complaint About ZBA

Raymond Town Office Offers Help for Elderly Exemption Applicants

Trash Removal, Social Services, Contingency Fund on Town Warrant

Raymond Planning Board Awaits Legal Opinion on Smith Pond Road Proposal

Health Insurance Rates Lower Raymond School District’s Proposed Budget

Raymond School Board Approves $25,469,726 Budget for 2019-20

Capital Improvement Plan, Energy Savings Proposal, Test Results Occupy Raymond School Board

Raymond Coalition For Youth Partners with Hannaford for Sticker Shock

Raymond on Path to Get Town-Owned Properties Back on Tax Rolls

Non-Binding Warrant Article To Question Sending Raymond High Students Elsewhere

New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation Awards Grant to Reach High Scholars Program

Recycled Percussion visits Lamprey River Elementary School

Raymond School Board Considers Cuts, Additions to Proposed Budget

Raymond Zoning Board Considers Variances to Site 10 Condos, Offices on 1.6 Acres

Raymond Planning Board Approves 172-Unit Condo Subdivision

Raymond Teachers’ Union, School District Withdraw Unfair Labor Practice Complaints

Raymond Fourth Graders To Get Opportunity for Instrument Lessons

Expected Raymond Town Budget Shows 1.4 Percent Increase

Proposed Budget’s Fixed Costs Presented to Raymond Selectmen

Teachers’ Union Responds to Unfair Labor Complaint from School District

Ridgewood Commons 172-Unit Condo Development Set for Oct. 4 Decision

Students Plan Greenhouse for Raymond High School

Mosquito Carrying West Nile Virus Found in Raymond

2018 Om-a-can-can-oe Pedal, Paddle, Run Triathlon Results

Laura Yacek to Lead Lamprey River Elementary School

Planning Board Conditionally Approves Lane Road Gas Station Complex

On Split Vote, School Board OKs Hiring Youth Worker for Middle School

Raymond District Files Unfair Labor Practice Complaint Against Teachers’ Union Over Arbitration of Grievance

Scribner Road Access Agreement Considered Legal by State

Austin House in Brentwood Offers Activities for Youth

Planning Board Approves Site Plan for Downtown Yoga Studio

Committee Hears of Legislature’s Default Budget Changes

Sides Differ in Raymond Schools’ Unfair Labor Complaint

Raymond School District Continues to Study Tuitioning High Schoolers

Middle School Band/Chorus Teacher Alicia Rockenhauser Wins Statewide Award

4th Annual Alanna Marcotte Memorial Ride Benefits St. Jude

Raymond Planning Board Gives Conditional OK to Lane Road 55-Plus Development

Bullying Policy, From Confidentiality to Appeals, Aired at School Forum

Raymond Woman Enjoys Best of Both Worlds With College ROTC

Five-Lot Commercial Development on Freetown Road is not a Shaw's Supermarket

Technology Funding Debated by Raymond School Board

Longstanding Issues Occupy New Raymond Town Manager

Site Plan for Lane Road 55-Plus Housing Continued to Aug. 9

Businesses Aplenty in Raymond

What’s great about living in Raymond?

Three Raymond Excavation Sites Receive Compliance Approval

Community at the Heart of Raymond Band

Over-55 Subdivision Proposed for Raymond’s Lane Road

School Board Seeks Facts About Tuitioning High Schoolers

Raymond High School Alumni Association 2018 Golf Outing Nets Over $10,700

Raymond Town Manager Joe Ilsley Focuses on Spending, Listening to Residents

Lizzie Wolcott Wins 2018 Miss Raymond Title
Frankie DiLeo Crowned Jr. Miss Raymond 2018 and Gina Blomster Crowned Little Miss Raymond 2018

Raymond Planning Board Sets Rehearing on Lane Road Gas Station

Raymond Selectmen Approve Fraud Policy

Part 1 - Raymond School Board OKs Technology Plan, Defeats Tech Funding

Part 2 - New Elementary Unified Arts Schedule, New Handbooks in Raymond Schools

Raymond Planning Board Sets Rehearing on Lane Road Gas Station

Lamprey River Elementary Fourth Grade Classrooms to Move to Main Building

Andrew Dupuis, Anna Harmon are RHS Class of 2018 Top Scholars

American Legion Post 90 Donates $5000 to CHaD

The Local Lions Club Donates Automatic Door Opener to Ray-Fre Senior Center

Fourteen LRES Second Graders Make 1000 Origami Cranes

Raymond Welcomes New Town Manager, Nuisance Ordinance Defeated

On Tie Vote, Raymond Planning Board Denies Lane Road Gas Station

Liberty Utilities Offers Information on Proposed Gas Pipeline

Raymond School District Hires Business Administrator

Proposed Nuisance Ordinance Draws Opposing Responses in Raymond

Governor Sununu Visits Lamprey River Elementary School Fourth Graders

Concerns with Noise, Road Widening Continue Over Lane Road Gas Station Plans

Planning Board Gets Overview of Traffic, Road Construction Standards

Decision Expected May 21 on Raymond Blight Ordinance

Meadows Development Gets New Name, Disputes Continue

Raymond Parents Upset with Response to Alleged Bullying at School

What will Competency Based Education look like in Raymond?

Raymond Planning Grants Conditional Approval for Light Manufacturing Facility

Raymond Working its Way Out of Financial Department Problems

Debbie Dellas Named New Hampshire School Administrative Assistant of Year

Lane Road Gas Station, Service Center Plan Gets Waivers, Continued to May 17

Raymond Selectmen Prepare for Town Manager Interviews

Michael Labell Right at Home as Raymond’s New Police Chief

Consumer Alert - Scammers Asking For Personal Information

Raymond Selectmen Delay Town Manager Selection Process by One Week

Raymond Planning Board Approves Revised Impact Fee Methods

Raymond Selectmen to Examine Cost of Meeting Right-to-Know Requests

Raymond Planning Continues to Debate Meadows’ Waiver Requests

Raymond Arts: Keeping the Spirit of Theatre and Family Entertainment Alive

Mike Labell to Lead Raymond Police Department, Water Budget Error Noted

Police Chief David Salois Retires from Nearly 30-Year Career

Proposed Lane Road Gas Station Complex Presented to Planning Board

Chester Teen Ryan Neal Runs State-of-the-Art Sugarhouse

By State Statute, Selectmen to Hire New Town Manager

Liberty Utilities Presents Gas Pipeline Proposal to Raymond Selectmen

Craig L. Wheeler to Retire from Town of Raymond

Raymond's Dec-Tech Flooring Marks 30 Years of Family Ownership

Budget Discussion Short-Circuited at Raymond School Deliberative Session

Attempts Fail to Cut Raymond Operating Budget, Social Services at Town Deliberative

Raymond Selectman Chair Offers Information About Defamation, Slander

Raymond Selectmen Receive Committee-Approved Budget

Committee Forwards Reduced Town, School Budgets to Warrant

Raymond Planning Board Conditionally OKs 21-Lot Conservation Subdivision

Raymond Schools' Student and Employee Numbers

Raymond Promotes Julie Jenks to Town Finance Manager Post

Waivers for Raymond’s Meadows Subdivision Under Discussion

Raymond Police Officials Explain Contract Details

Chester Charitable Foundation Awards $5000 to Raymond Coalition for Youth

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Lakeside Estates Conservation Subdivision to Have 21 Homesites

Deadline Nears to Prepay 2018 Property Taxes for 2017 Deduction

Default Budget Proposal Goes to Raymond Budget Committee

Raymond Selectmen Review Warrants, Proposed Ethics Code Change

Amended Proposed Town Budget Comes in at 1.35 Percent Increase

Frank Bourque Remembered in Donation Ceremony to Special Olympics

Proposed Raymond Town Budget Up 1.41 Percent Over Current Default

Luke Vadeboncoeur Achieves Eagle Scout Rank, Builds Dog Agility Course

Selectmen Reject Emergency Lane Plan, Hear Proposed Budget

Energized Local Lions Club Provides Community Assistance and Seeks New Members

Raymond Resident Seeks Help with Drainage into Governors Lake

The Deerfield Veterinary Clinic Catamount 5K was a Great Success

Dartmouth Student Works in Raymond With College Enrichment Program

Three Private Roads in Raymond May Be Designated Emergency Lanes

Raymond Police, Public Works Budget Proposals Come In

Meadows Developer Questions Application of Town Road Standards

Crowd Turns Out to Oppose Proposed Cuts to Music Program

Parent Group Funds Author’s Appearance at IHG Middle School

Residential Subdivision on Prescott Road Gets Planning Approval

Lamprey Health Care Clinics Serve the Community

Raymond Hires Finance Director, Permanent Fire Chief

School Board, Selectmen to Work Together on Survey for Elementary School Conversion

Green Road Conservation Subdivision Gets Conditional OK

Raymond to Update Time Card, Payroll Documents and Policies

Joint Resource Committee Plans Call-In for Oct. 24

Raymond Selectmen Continue Review of Proposed Town Budget

Raymond Planning Board Denies Road Waiver for ‘The Meadows’

Raymond Resource Committee Considers Proposed Five-Year Plan

Raymond Selectmen Get First Look at 2018 Budget

Two Open Space Subdivisions at Raymond Planning Board for Design Review

Justin Benna is New Principal at Epping Elementary School

Town-Wide Survey for Facility Bonds to be Pursued

Shared Resource Committee Provides Three Priority Recommendations

Beware of These Scam Phone Numbers

REDC Awarded $250,000 as a SBA Microloan Program Intermediary Lender

Geology Leads to Cost Overrun for Onway Lake Bridge Project

Two Conservation Subdivisions Come Before Planning Board

Shared Resource Committee Chooses Priorities

Shared Resource Committee Considers Recommendations

Raymond Resident Questions Finances of Proposed Meadows Development

Raymond School District Gets Grant for Second Student Assistance Counselor

Talk of the Town - August 2017 - Town of Raymond Newsletter

Easement Signed for Raymond Town Well #4

Raymond Voter Information Project Seeks Voters' Guide Administrator

At Joint BOS, School Board Meeting, School Board Seeks Building Recommendation From Shared Resources Committee

Raymond Coalition For Youth Attends CADCA'S Training Institute to Learn Strategies to Keep Youth Drug Free

Raymond High School Alumni Association 2017 Golf Outing Nets $11,708

Bids Come In for Raymond Water Storage Facilities Study

Tina McCoy Takes the Helm at Raymond School District

Raymond Survey Respondents Favor School, Police Station and Roads

Raymond Coalition for Youth Tackles NH's #1 Substance Misuse Issue: Alcohol

Dawn Mansfield Receives Sandra C. Labaree Vounteer Values Award

Raymond to Look at ‘No Thru Truck’ Regulations Downtown

Sheridan DiLeo Reigns as Miss Raymond 2017, Jr. Miss Raymond is Aurora Paci-Burghardt and Little Miss Raymond is Billie Reynolds

Raymond Planning Board Gives Conditional OK to Route 27 Cell Tower

Meadows Traffic Study, Subdivision Application at Planning Board

Talk of the Town - July 2017 - Raymond’s New Town Newsletter

Shared Resources Survey Ready for Visitors to Raymond Town Fair

Kerry Pratt Retires After 35 Years Delivering Mail

Raymond Shared Resources Committee Survey Nearing Final Form

Highway Safety Committee Sends Planning Board Concerns for Meadows Project

Questions Raised over Raymond Fire Warden, Emergency Management Posts

Emily Donovan and Brandi McKay of Epping Win Comcast Scholarships

Highway Safety Committee Awaits State Comments on Meadows Traffic Study

Raymond Shared Resource Committee Changes Direction

Raymond Selectmen:  Decision Due Aug. 15 on Leisure Village Tax Abatement

Photo Gallery - Memorial Day 2017 In Raymond

Purpose and Focus of Shared Resource Committee Questioned Yet Again

Raymond Selectmen: Town Plans to Produce Monthly Newsletter, Onway Lake Road Completion Expected by end of July

Raymond School Board Hears of Changes to Firearms Regulations

Raymond Pay As You Throw Bag Cost to Rise July 1st, A Tax Abatement and Status of Well #4

Fire Chief Kevin Pratt's Retirement Celebration on May 6

Raymond’s Shared Resources Committee Hears Suggestions for Survey

Library Friends Honor Long-Time Program Coordinator Louise Pryor

Dudley-Tucker Library Programs for May and June

Raymond Selectmen: Public Hearing Planned on Trash Costs

LRES 2nd Grade Letters from the Heart to Raymond Residents

Raymond Board of Selectmen Hear About Police Detail Fund

Katie Masso-Glidden of Raymond Competes for Miss New Hampshire Title

Raymond Planning Board Hears Application for 172-unit Townhouses on Route 102

Raymond Shared Resource Committee Considers Survey

Chester Library Seeks to Form Foundation to Renovate Building

Dartmouth Senior Helen Thomas Mentoring Students at Raymond High

‘Raymond Rapid Response Team’ to Promote Business Development

Raymond’s Long-Time Fire Chief Kevin Pratt Retires May 1

Raymond Police Look Forward to Working with New Community Group

How to Feed the Wild Birds, not the Bears or Squirrels

Russian Egg Painting Presentation and Workshop By Marina Forbes

Raymond Selectmen, School Board to Work Together on Prioritizing Town Needs

Raymond Recreation Programs for April and May

Board of Selectmen Meetings 3-20-17 and 3-27-17

Local Woman Takes Helm at Raymond’s Dudley-Tucker Library

Ray-Fre Senior Center News for March 2017

Anna Harmon Placed 5th at New England Indoor Track & Field Championships

RCTV Brings You The Information

Children’s Museum Programs and Summer Camp Signups

Chester Teen Ryan Neal’s Maple Syrup Production in Full Swing

Linda Hoelzel Retires from Dudley-Tucker Library

Ace of Hearts Lasted 54 weeks at American Legion Post 90 in Raymond

Raymond’s Unpaid Taxes and Hides

Raymond Town Offices Candidates Respond to Residents’ Questions

Raymond School Board Candidates Night Shows Race Uncontested

Raymond School Superintendent Ellen Small to Retire June 30

Fremont Glass and Garage Door Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Raymond Voter Information Guide in Mailboxes on March 3

Raymond Town Deliberative Session Sends Almost All Articles Unchanged

$9,425,000 to Upgrade the Lamprey River Elementary School in Raymond

Jordan, Novik, Desrosiers and McMahon Speak at Raymond Area Rotary Leadership Conference

Dr. Tina McCoy Selected for Superintendent of Raymond School District, SAU 33

 Anna Harmon Runs in NHIAA Division 2 State Meet   

 Raymond High School Track Results from 1-29-17

Community Action Fuel Assistance Program Increases Income Guidelines

Three Finalists for Raymond Superintendent of Schools

New 1500-meter School Record Set by Anna Harmon

Register Now for Challenge and Fun at Wason Pond Pounder

Chester Police Benevolent Association Hosts Night of Comedy and Dancing

Raymond Coalition for Youth Hosts 12th Annual Project Safeguard



Children's book "Chick and Dee-Dee's Lamprey River Adventure"

Update On Raymond's Onway Lake Road Culvert Replacement Project

RHS Indoor Track Team Sets 7 Personal Records plus a School Record at USM

Nottingham Recreation Programs for January

Join the Friends of the Library to Help the Hampstead Library

Raymond HS Girls and Boys Winter Track Results for 1/7/17 and 1/11/17

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Raymond HS Indoor Track Team Competed Again At UNH In Durham

Raymond HS Winter Track School Record Broken in First Meet of the Season

Rock Your Body Fitness Center Tries for World Record

New Owner at Cornerstone Physical Therapy Associates

Local Residents Found School District Governance Association of New Hampshire



American Legion, VFW Donate $2,100 to New Life Church Food Pantry



Lamprey River Eco-Center Trail Opening For Visitors


Christmas in the Village Was a Bustle this Holiday Season

Gove Middle School Boys A Basketball Wins Season Opener

Candia's Lights on the Hill Keeps Spirit of Country Christmas

Raymond Selectmen Consider 20-Year Bond for New Police Station

Christmas in the Village a Hallmark of the Holiday Season

School District Seeks $9,425,000 Bond for Elementary School Upgrade

5K Race in Deerfield Raises Money for Help to Those in Need

UNH Professor Emphasizes Urgency of Addressing Climate Change at Lamprey River Speech

Raymond voters elected Kathleen Hoelzel, Carolyn Matthews and Micheal Costable Jr. as State Reps. For a complete list by District click HERE

RHS Graduate, Charlie DeBenedetto, Embraces Global Mindedness with Fulbright Scholarship to Taiwan

Help Homeless Veterans for the Holidays


RCFY summit

Jeanine Wilt on Chloe and Jane Person on Cad
         saddled up for a ride down the Rockingham Rail Trail.


RCFY summit

4th Annual Raymond Coalition for Youth
       Prevention Summit A Celebration of Success


New Spaulding and Frost Cafe Offers Food and Networking Space


Tova Training Center Offers Variety of Classes for Canines


New Homes For Heroes® Program Comes to Raymond Area Towns

Major Residential Development Proposed for Raymond

New Raymond Town Office Phone Numbers in Effect As of Sept 7

REDC Appoints New Board Director Dianne Connolly

New Police Building Sought in Raymond


Hannaford Adds to Powerball Commission With $100,000
                        Donation to Raymond Area Groups


Robinson Hill Road Gives Access to Conservation Land For Public Use



Injured Red Tail Hawk
   Recovered and Released

















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