Following the Planning Board Public Hearing Tuesday, October 9, discussions continued with D&C Transportation’s attorney to complete an agreement to purchase from D&C the 10 acre parcel at the Gateway to Walpole, with 1,000 feet of frontage on the Connecticut River. That agreement was signed by all parties, October 12, and the Special Exception Request Public Hearing before the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA), Wednesday, October 17, has been pulled. 

You do not need to attend the ZBA meeting. Everyone’s help, and words at the Planning Board Hearing were wonderful, and helpful in bringing this threat to a positive conclusion. But, your help is now needed to raise the funds to complete the purchase. Your check to assist may be made payable to “Walker Road Conservation” and dropped off at the Selectboard office at the Town Hall, or mailed to the Town of Walpole, PO Box 729, Walpole, NH 03608-0729. These funds are being kept separate from other Town funds. The Town of Walpole under New Hampshire RSA 31:19 I is authorized to accept donations “given for a public purpose,” and those donations are fully tax deductible in accordance with IRS Code, 26 U.S.C. paragraph 170(c)(1).

Additional information will be provided in the November issue of THE WALPOLE CLARION.

A big thank you to everyone in Town, your positive efforts made this outcome possible. And, thank you in advance for your tax-deductible contributions. Yours, Ray Boas, Publisher, THE WALPOLE CLARION