Hampton to host town hall open house Sat.

The community of Hampton will celebrate its town hall and recognize those who contributed to its construction during an Open House this Saturday.

The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the town hall on Route 22A.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. and elected officials will give tours of the building and answer any questions people may have. Officials will also unveil the community’s plaque project, which generated more than $5,000, enabling officials to complete landscaping around the building.

The slate plaques were purchased by community members and are engraved in honor or memory of family members, friends and prominent citizens. There is also a larger plaque recognizing the contractors, volunteers and donors who helped make the building a possibility.

Construction of the town hall began last August and was paid for using annual sales tax receipts from the county. A number of local contractors provided favorable bids and local citizens volunteered their labor to keep costs down.

The town hall has been open since November, but interior finish work and things like landscaping have continued to be completed since that time.

 “The town hall project is an example of what a community can accomplish when they pull together and tackle a project of this scope and find creative ways to accomplish this challenge. This was a community project and one all Hampton residents can take pride in. There really is no way we could have accomplished this without everyone’s support,” David O’Brien, town supervisor, wrote in a recent email.

Local elected officials, including Tony Jordan and Dan Stec, and other dignitaries will be present during next Saturday’s event and refreshments will be provided.

Comments

comments

North Country Freepress – 05/22/15

Weekender – 05/22/15

Lakes Classifieds – 05/22/15

Northshire Freepress – 05/22/15

Classifieds 05/20/14

Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

Pat Norton

By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

celani bw

By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

medical marijuana

By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

Parade 1

Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

smith tennis player color

By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

Armstrong, Bartholomew at odds on park vandalism

By Dan King The top elected official in the town of Whitehall and the top elected official in the village […]