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Phone Numbers
Selectmen's Office
603-744-3559
Town Clerk/Tax Collector
603-744-8454
Public Works Department & Transfer Station
603-744-8025
Non-emergency Police Dept.
603-744-5423
Non Emergency Fire Dept..
603-744-2735
For all other numbers....
See the individual department and board/commission pages



TOWN CLERK ONLINE SERVICES
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(Vehicle Registrations, Dog Licensing and Vital Records requests)

TAX COLLECTOR ONLINE SERVICES
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(Tax Payments)




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Welcome to the
"New Hampton
Connection"

About the Connection,
and how to sign up


Click here to read current
and past Connections...


Congressional Delegation
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Executive Council – District 1
Click here to be redirected to the nh.gov website Executive Council webpage.

New Hampton’s Legislators
Click here to be redirected to the NH General Court’s website to get information on New Hampton’s Senator and Representative.


QUICK LINKS:
 
Tapply-Thompson Community Center
Recreational Opportunities and Events
 
Click here to be redirected to their website.
 
Access their new "Online Catalog" by clicking here to be redirected to their website.
 


Web Site Policy Regarding Information and External Links
The Town of New Hampton website is for informing the residents of New Hampton of civic activities within the town of New Hampton, Newfound area and surrounding Lakes Region area. It is not for soliciting, sales/promotional activities or promoting political agendas. The Town will only allow information and links to county, state, federal governmental agencies, school activities, activities of civic or non-profit organizations and related services that are determined may benefit the New Hampton residents. Adopted by the Board of Selectmen 4/19/2010


DISCLAIMER:
This website does not contain all Town regulations and ordinances. Additional ordinances are posted in the lobby of the Town Office.

The Town of New Hampton has prepared this web site as a public resource for informational purposes only. It is intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete and up-to-date. The links within this site may let you leave this site (the "linked sites"). The linked sites are not under the control of the Town and the Town is not responsible for or warranty the accuracy of the contents of any linked site, or any link contained in a linked site or any changes, updates or modifications to such sites. The Town provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Town, of the site or any association with their operations.






Latest News: 
The Belknap County Drug Task Force along with participating area law enforcement agencies cannot be successful without the assistance and support of the citizens.  We welcome... (more...)

New Hampton Historical Society Upcoming 2018-19 Programs (more...)

New Hampton Garden Club, including 2019 Programs (more...)

Take Precautions Against Multiple Diseases Carried by Ticks (more...)

Social Day Care Program for Seniors with Alzheimers (more...)

Introducing the new "Belknap House" (more...)

Track Your Ballot (more...)

Free NH Alerts Cellphone App from NHDOS (more...)

Important Information on Smoke Alarms (more...)
 
VIEW ALL LATEST NEWS ITEMS...


New Hampton Nature-Fitness Trail

New pedestrian trail...Take a nice stroll (more...)

Click here for Trail Guidelines

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New Hampton Transfer Station Hours
Mon......8 am - 4 pm
Wed....10 am - 4 pm
Sat........8 am - 4 pm

 
Click here to go to Transfer Station page
with more information. 
 
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In Need of Transportation??
Mid-State Regional Ride Resource Directory lists transportation services throughout NH, connecting people to transportation services in the community. Some services listed are free, some by donation, and some have reduced fees.
 
Go to www.midstatercc.org to be redirected to their website for further information.
 
 
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Community Action Program
Your Resource for Healthy Aging – serving communities throughout Belknap and Merrimack Counties.
Click here to be redirected to their website.
 
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Rural Transportation Services offers door to door demand response transit services through their senior centers. Or become a volunteer through the Volunteer Driver Program.
 
Go to: www.bm-cap.org to be redirected to their website for further information.
 


Health Tips
From the NH Dept of
Health and Human Services

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Prevention Guidelines for West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus Risk Map for New Hampshire


Tick bites and Lyme Disease Treatment


Newfound Area Nursing Association
Our Mission

  The Newfound Area Nursing Association is committed to providing quality home health care to all families in our communities.

  Our services, programs and clinics are designed to promote quality of life, independent living through treatment and education, a sense of well-being through compassionate care and optimism for improved future health.

Click here to be directed to their website.



Well Testing
Information about water quality testing for private wells - from the N.H. Dept. of Environmental Services



Tax Bills

The 1st issue Tax Bills have just been mailed.  Please be advised that the format has changed and will reflect the tax rate of $8.94, which is 1/2 of the prior year's tax rate (2018 - $17.87).  The 2nd issue tax bill,  will reflect the 2019 tax rate, determined by the Department of Revenue, typically in October.
 
Office Closures


The offices of the Town Clerk/Tax Collector and Selectmen will be closed:
Thursday, July 4th in observance of the holiday.

On Friday, July 5th the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closed.

 

Job Opening
NEW HAMPTON Public Works Department
 
The Public Works Department has an immediate opening for a Part-Time employee to work in the Transfer Station on Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and additional hours on an “as needed” basis.  Interested and qualified persons can obtain an employment application at the New Hampton Selectmen’s Office.  Applications and/or resumes may to submitted to:  Attn: Public Works Department, c/o Selectmen’s Office, 6 Pinnacle Hill Road, New Hampton, NH 03256, during normal business hours, Mon-Fri., 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  Three (3) references and a background check will be required.  CDL-B license preferred but not required.  This position is open until filled.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 
Household Hazardous Waste Collections
Several towns will be hosting Household Hazardous Waste collections on:
Saturday, July 27th
(the closest being the Meredith Public Works Garage)
Saturday, August 3rd (the closest being the Bristol NHDOT Garage)

8:30 a.m.  to noon - ALL locations
 
Click here for further information on collections.
 


The Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief forms are now available at the Town Office.  The filing period is May 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019.

Forms:
Click here for DP-8 you can print and complete.
Click here for the "fillable" form.  You will be directed to the New Hampshire Department of Revenue website where the forms are listed alphabetically.  Look for Form DP-8 which lists the printable and "fillable" forms.
 
June 14, 2019 - Updated Information about Village Precinct Water

New Hampton Village Precinct's Water Department has provided an update to the recent reports of changes to the water quality.

Click here for the latest sampling results, dated 6/8l19.
Click here for update information and recommendations on water usage.

 
U.S. Census Bureau is Looking for Applicants

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM
APPLY ONLINE!

2020census.gov/jobs

 
2020 Census jobs provide:
*Great pay
*Flexible hours
*Weekly pay
*Paid training

For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020.
Federal Relay Service: 1-800-877-8339 TTY/ASCII or www.gsa.gov/fedrelay

The U. S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Police Department Promotion

Detective Joshua Tyrrell was promoted to Corporal on April 29


Corporal Tyrrell with his wife Robi and their children


Police Chief Steven, Corporal Tyrrell & Sergeant Cunningham

 

Bringing the Presence of the Past into the Present
Celebrating Sarah Dow MacGregor: A Most Generous Friend of New Hampton


In 1895, Sarah Curtis Dow MacGregor was elected to the first board of trustees of the infant Gordon-Nash Library and continued to serve until her death in 1956, a tenure of 61 years. Originally from Kennebunkport, Maine, Sarah Curtis attended New Hampton School (1890-93) and, following her graduation, married a local boy, Walter Dow, on Christmas Day of 1893. [2 &3] The Warren Harvey house, Old Bristol Road, was the home Sarah and Walter built and occupied for many years. The second floor of the house was purposely left unfinished so that the young people of the town could meet there for dances. With Walter playing the violin and Sarah at the piano there was many a fun-filled evening. [1] Walter died young in a lumbering accident, and, much later, Sarah married the Reverend Charles P. MacGregor. [2] At the news of this second marriage some of the children of the village were upset. Marianne Bickford was in tears as she asked her mother if her dear Aunt Sarah had really married that awful Mr. MacGregor who was so mean to Peter Rabbit! [1]
 
Having inherited a large estate, Sarah was a wealthy woman. She always lived simply, however, preferring to use her resources for worthy causes. She loved New Hampton and filled many important positions in the church, in the clubs, and as a long-time trustee of both the Gordon-Nash Library and New Hampton School, as well as of The Golden Rule Farm for Boys (later the Spaulding Youth Center). [1] Always thinking of the needs of others, Sarah carefully planned her estate to bring happiness to others when she was gone. The four largest bequests were equal gifts to the New Hampton Community Church, New Hampton School, the Golden Rule Farm and the Town of New Hampton. [1] This last gift established the Sarah Dow MacGregor Scholarship Fund, which provides financial support to pursue higher education for students from the town of New Hampton. [2] Illustrated below is a 1914 invitation from Sarah to a young man on Gordon Hill, encouraging him and “his Mama” to attend the “Little Light Bearers” Rally in the vestry of the Community Church. The “Little Light Bearers” was an organization developed for children to learn about the life and work of Free Baptist missionaries. [4]

Sources
[1] Town of New Hampton Website: “Brief sketch of the life of Sarah Dow MacGregor”
http://www.new-hampton.nh.us/sarahdowmacgregor.asp
[2] New Hampton, New Hampshire: A Chronicle (2003) by Kathy Neustadt & Tom Curren
[3] A History of the Gordon-Nash Library (1965) by Jeannette C. Matthews
[4] The Free Baptist Woman’s Missionary Society: 1873-1921 (1922) by Lena Fenner Dennet, Frances Stewart Mosher, and Clara A. Ricker

 

A 1914 postcard found on eBay. Sarah C. Dow (later MacGregor) writes to a resident of Gordon Hill hoping that he “and his Mama” will come to the Little Light Bearers Rally in the Church vestry.
 
  All aboard, indeed! For more information on the history of the town, please visit the New Hampton Historical Society website at www.newhamptonhistory.org/
 
Kent Bicknell
Historian, NHHS
April 9, 2019

 

Stop the Spread of Japanese Knotweed

The New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food has provided the Selectmen’s Office with more information relative to Japanese knotweed.  This is a highly invasive plant.  The intent of the information is to modify municipal roadway construction and/or maintenance, and residential and commercial development to help stop the spread of Japanese knotweed as well as managing existing populations.
 
Click here to see the publication: Preventing the Spread of Japanese knotweed, Best Management Practices.

Click here to see the publication: NH Guide to Upland Invasive Species.

Click here for the invasive species information, control measures, and fact sheets on the NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food website.

 
Scam Alert

Beware of scams targeting utility customers. 
Click here to read a News Release from Eversource Energy with further information.

 
Police Department Activity
Click below for the most recent activity:

March 2019             April 2019

Click here to be re-directed to the Police Department page to view activity for previous weeks