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Social Day Care Program in Bristol for Seniors with Alzheimers
The Social Day Care Program in Bristol is a wonderful program that provides a much needed day of rest for caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.  Our participants look forward to Thursdays when they return to Day Away for a day of socialization, games, crafts and visits from local artists and musicians. We currently have openings for qualified participants in the Lakes Region.  

Click here for their flyer.
 
NHS Performing "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani

On Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at 7 pm, New Hampton School theatre program will be showing Almost Maine, a play by John Cariani, comprising nine short plays that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical town called Almost, Maine.
 
Almost, Maine, a endearing and captivating series of short plays, by John Cariani, takes place in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. In their remote Maine back-drop, characters of the play explore the themes of love and loss, full of humor and human connection. The play will air in New Hampton School's McEvoy Theatre on Friday and Saturday, February 24th & 25th, at 7 pm.

Performances on both Friday and Saturday evenings are open to the public.

On a beautiful winter night, under a clear starry sky, Almost's residents find themselves exploring, and falling, in and out of love in the strangest of ways. A comical, romantic, whimsical evening will change the lives of Almost's residents forever.
 
The production features New Hampton student actors from eight countries and four states, who have been working hard throughout the winter to bring this endearing and captivating play to life in McEvoy Theater. Director of Technical Theatre Meredith Brown directs and says she has been thrilled to work with a talented and dedicated group of students on both the theatrical and technical aspects of the production. She has also designed sets and lighting for the play.

Click here for the flyer


 
Fire Safety During Winter Storms

Click here for information on winter storm preparedness put out by the NFPA Public Education Division.

 
New Hampton School's Community Events
NH Gleans-Belknap County
New Hampton – On Saturday, March 11, at 7 p.m., Peter O'Halloran and the Hired Men will perform a benefit concert, “Plant Extra for Hunger” at New Hampton School's McEvoy Theater. The New Hampton School address is 70 Main Street in New Hampton (Theater and parking GPS address: 34 Dr. Childs Road).

This concert supports NH Gleans-Belknap County, a program run by the Belknap County Conservation District (BCCD). NH Gleans-Belknap County is part of a larger network operated by The Sustainability Institute at the University of New Hampshire. The program coordinates harvest of surplus vegetables and fruit from farms and home gardeners and distributes it to senior centers, food pantries and soup kitchens.
 
The Hired Men are a rag-tag band of musicians brought together by Peter O'Halloran (from Boston music staple the Dogmatics) and usually includes O'Halloran brothers Jimmy and Dan, as well as friends Johnny Coe, Marie Kettenring and J. Young Band.  Member and fiddler, Marie Kettenring grew up in New Hampton and invited the band north to support this cause. She collaborated with her father, Ken Kettenring, a BCCD Board member to organize this benefit concert. Marie has been playing the violin/fiddle since she was 4 and has been performing since she was 8.
(Additional information and poster further down on this "Latest News" page)
 
 
Galletly Gallery Opening and Reception



Behold The Shell of 72,000 Corridors
New Art Installation by Julie Pereira
February 10-March 10, 2016


Artist Reception: Friday, February 10, 2017 5:30-7:30
Gallery Hours: M-F 8 am to 4 pm, Sat 9 am to Noon

 
Fire Marshall's Office - January's "One Stop Educator" & "Safety Educator"

Click here for the One Stop Educator
Click here for the Safety Educator
 
Benefit Concert - Plant Extra For Hunger
A Benefit Concert for NH Gleans-Belknap County
 
Saturday March 11, 2017 from 7:00 to 10:00 PM
McEvoy Theatre at The New Hampton School, 70 Main Street, New Hampton, NH
 
For ticket information contact Lisa Morin at 603-527-5880, 
email lisa.morin@nh.nacdnet.net,
or download the order form at www.belknapccd.org    Tickets:   $15 in advance, $20 at door.

Featuring Peter O'Halloran and the Hired Men

Click here for the flyer with further information.
 
Introducing the New Belknap House
The Belknap House is renovating a NEW property in Laconia

& will supply housing to homeless families & children.

BELKNAP HOUSE is a cold weather shelter for homeless families with children in Belknap County.
Click here for additional information and ways to contribute.
 

NH Alerts Cellphone App

State of New Hampshire Department of Safety

Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

PRESS RELEASE

NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY LAUNCHES FREE EMERGENCY ALERT MOBILE APP AND CAN NOW SEND LOCATION SPECIFIC WARNINGS TO ANYONE WITH THE APP.

Click here for more details

 


CAP Volunteer Driver Newsletter
 
Click here to read the Community Action Program (CAP) Volunteer Driver Newsletter
 

Historical Society Seeking Individuals
The New Hampton Historical Society is recruiting new members for the Board of Directors.
 
The Historical Society Board is a not-for-profit educational organization whose mission is to research and preserve the history of the Town of New Hampton through its collections of historical material and its buildings and to share the rich heritage of the town with residents, visitors, and students through exhibits, programs, interpretation and preservation.
 
The New Hampton Historical Society vision is:
1) to provide stimulus for understanding New Hampton's cultural heritage, inspiring personal exploration and learning through entertaining and thought provoking exhibits, programs and publications;
2) to develop appropriate educational programs for all levels of learning.; and
3) to collaborate with other heritage/historical groups and institutions in the Town and surrounding areas.
 
New Board members are needed so we maymaintain this vision and continue the momentum that will propel us into a new year of informative programs, participation in the Stage Curtain Restoration Project, Oral History Project, as well as educating children about our town. The Historical Society plays a key role in describing the events, places and people that brought us to where we are today.
 
The Board of Directors meets monthly (except July and August) to carry out the mission of the organization. If you are interested in serving or the Board or interested in learning more please contact Gordon DuBois, Board President at 279 0379 or email at forestpd@metrocast.net
 

NH DES Tool for Determining Permit Requirements
Projects may require one or permits from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services - in addition to any locally required permits.
 
Click here for a chart to assist property owners, contractors, etc. in determining guidelines and/or permits required for various types of projects.
 

NH DES Announcement
Important changes affecting some of their forms
 
In an effort to provide a higher quality, more streamlined permitting process for the regulated public, most Land Resources Management Programs (Alteration of Terrain Bureau, Subsurface Systems Bureau, Wetlands Bureau and the Shoreland Program) have undergone some significant changes in regards to permit application forms. Please refer to the Shoreland Program Website for the most current application forms as outdated forms will no longer be accepted.

Click here for the NH DES Announcement containing further details.


Medical Reserve Corps & Community Emergency Response Team

Click here to read their latest newsletter called "The Responder", which highlights efforts of these local volunteers.

Posted on 12/28/11


Community Action Program
 

Access to basic and essential services can be challenging for residents who are unable to obtain reliable transportation due to age and disability or other limiting circumstances. Volunteer drivers provide door-to-door service as well as feeder service to public transportation services and routes.

Click here to learn how you can help.



Posted on: 9/15/2011


New Rules Regarding Sewage Disposal Systems
 

Effective April 16, 2011 revisions to Subdivision & Individual Sewage Disposal System Design Rules were adopted by NH DES. 
Repair or replacement of residential sewage disposal systems must go through an application process.

 

Click here for further information from the NH Department of Environmental Services.

 

Go to the NHDES link listed below for amended rule details http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/legal/rulemaking/index.htm#aquality



Posted on: 5/3/2011


New Hampton Garden Club is Seeking New Members
 

The New Hampton Garden Club is reaching out to the community to get new members.  The Garden Club meets the 1st Tuesday, April through December, at the Gordon-Nash Library.  These meetings begin at 9:30 AM and start with coffee and refreshments before their business meeting and program.  It is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make new friends while learning more about all phases of gardening.  Their biggest projects are civic beautification, garden therapy to the elderly at Golden Crest Retirement Community, and working with the 5th Grade Jr. Garden Club at the New Hampton Community School. The club also maintains a table at the library where members put weekly floral or hobby displays.  The dues are $12.50 and you can pick up a membership flyer at the library or just send your name, address, and contact information with a check made out to the New Hampton Garden Club and mail it to PO Box 242, New Hampton, NH 03256. 

Ellie Morrison, Treasurer and Membership Chair



Posted on: 1/20/2011


Facing Foreclosure?

Last year the Banking Department teamed with Governor Lynch, the Attorney General, and the NH Housing Finance Authority to develop http://www.homehelpnh.org/. This web site contains answers to many frequently asked questions and the phone numbers to all the HUD approved housing counselors in the State.

As you know this is a difficult time for many and some simply don't know where to turn for help. Click here to see their flyer.



Posted on: 6/16/2010


Become Involved

Town Committees, Boards and Commissions are looking for new members.

Please click on the Board and Commission overview to learn how you can contribute to your community and the time committment involved with each.
Interested residents may complete the fill-in form listed below and submit it to the Selectmen's Office.

Overview of each Board and Commission
Volunteer Interest Form



Posted on: 4/2/2010


From Division of Fire Safety
Click here for a bulletin on Carbon Monoxide Detection Devices in Dwellings - requirements effective January 1, 2010.

Posted on: 1/5/2010


New Hampton's Senior Citizen Programs
Peace of mind for Senior Citizens - Click here to get details on the Senior Citizen Telephone Reassurance Program. N.H.E.L.P. (New Hampton Elderly Liaison Program) - Become involved in the I.C.E. Initiative. Click here for details

Posted on: 3/7/2008