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New Hampton Connection - October 15, 2018
Public Hearing Notice

 TUESDAY, October 16, 2018 at 7:00PM

Upstairs Town Meeting Room, 6 Pinnacle Hill Road, New Hampton, NH
The Planning Board will hold a public hearing to review and discuss the Capital Improvements Plan that has been prepared by the Capital Improvements Subcommittee.    After public comment the Planning Board will consider the adoption of the plan.  If approved by the Board it will be submitted to the Board of Selectmen for consideration in the budget process. 

 Click here for the proposed 2019 Capital Improvements Plan.


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton

Harnessing History:  On the Trail of New Hampshire's State Dog, the Chinook 
This program looks at how dog sledding developed in New Hampshire and how the Chinook played a major role in this story. Explaining how man and his relationship with dogs won out over machines on several famous polar expeditions, Bob Cottrell covers the history of Arthur Walden and his Chinooks, the State Dog of New Hampshire.  Bob Cottrell holds an MA from the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture in Delaware. The founding director of the Remick Country Doctor Museum in Tamworth, he is now the Curator of the Henney History Room at the Conway Public Library, a Board member at the Conway Historical Society, and President ex-officio of the Tamworth Historical Society. He serves as an independent history and museum consultant. Sponsored by New Hampshire Humanities.
Our programs are free and open to the public.  Please join us.  Light refreshments will be served, along with fundraising items for sale.

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Citizens are AGAIN reporting increasing calls from people demanding they pay money owed to the IRS or else the police will come and arrest them. So far, no one has fallen victim. All calls are coming from out of state. Although the Police Department is usually unable to trace these calls, please contact to report them to a police officer for tracking purposes.  Call 744-5423.

The New Hampton Police Department is pleased to announce that on Saturday October 27, 2018 from 10:00AM-2:00PM, we will be taking part in the US Dept of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency 16th National Drug Take Back Day at the New Hampton Police Department Lobby. A police officer will be there to greet folks and answer any questions. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. The DEA’s Take Back Day event provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. Nationally, 474.5 tons of drugs were collected during the 15th annual Drug Take Back Day. Information on Treatment Services, Year Round Drug Disposal and Naloxone will also be available at this time or any time by contacting the police department.


Trick or Treat Hours will be 5pm to 7pm on October 31st
General Election

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 
Polls will be open from 8am – 7pm. at 86 Town House Road, New Hampton