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Phone Numbers
Town Administrator
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
Click here to access
(Vehicle Registrations, Dog Licensing and Vital Records requests)

TAX COLLECTOR ONLINE SERVICES
Click here to access
(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
Click here to be redirected to the nh.gov website to get information on New Hampshire’s Representatives.

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.
 
Gordon-Nash Library
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: 

State Fire Marshal's December Safety Educator (more...)

New Hampton Historical Society Upcoming Programs (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

Facebook page and facebook page disclaimer

 



New Hampton Historical Society
The New Hampton Historical Society, established in 1945, is dedicated to historic preservation and education. The Society collects and preserves artifacts and information from and about the town of New Hampton.
Website: www.newhamptonhistory.org
Click here to go to their Facebook page. 
 
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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



Office Closures

The office of the Town Clerk/Tax Collector will be closed:
 
Monday, February 26th
Tuesday, February 27th

 

New Hampton School Play Free to Residents
New Hampton School Theatre to Perform
"Twelfth Night, or What You Will" by William Shakespeare
 
 
Directed by History Department Chair Meredith C. Brown, New Hampton School students will perform "Twelfth Night, or What You Will" by William Shakespeare. The play will showcase on February 23rd at 6pm and February 24th at 7pm.  Both performances are free and open to the public.
 
"Twelfth Night" is generally accepted as one of Shakespeare's most fun plays. Though the story line can be confusing at times, the confusion adds to the absurdity and farce of the play. The performance features overly emotional characters, outrageous acts of love, and overall absurdities. It is about a shipwreck, loss, love, woe and cross-dressing all of which leads to mistaken identity and confusion.

Click here for further details.

 
Testing of Ballots
ATTENTION NEW HAMPTON RESIDENTS
 
The Town Clerks Office will be conducting a pre-election test of the electronic ballot counting device and ballots on Friday February 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in regards to the upcoming Town & School Election being held on March 13, 2018.
  
Regina Adams, New Hampton Town Clerk
 
First Deliberative Session

Town of New Hampton
State of New Hampshire
2018 TOWN MEETING

 
To the inhabitants of the Town of New Hampton, New Hampshire, in the County of Belknap, qualified to vote in town affairs:
 
FIRST SESSION 
The First Session of the 2018 Town Meeting was held at the New Hampton Public Safety Building, 26 Intervale Drive, New Hampton on Tuesday, the 6th day of February next at 7:00 p.m.  The First Session will consisted of explanation, discussion and debate of the warrant articles affording those voters who were present the opportunity to propose, debate and adopt amendments to the warrant articles. 
 
 
SECOND SESSION

 
You are notified to meet for the Second Session of the 2018 Town Meeting, to vote by official ballot on the election of town officers, zoning amendments and the warrant articles as they may have been amended at the First Session, to be held at the Town House, 86 Town House Road, New Hampton on Tuesday, the 13th day of March next.  Polls for voting by official ballot at the Town House will open at 11:00 a.m. and will close at 7:00 p.m. unless the town votes to keep the polls open to a later hour. 
 


 

2018 Proposed Budget and Town Warrant

Click here for the proposed budget
Click here for the default budget.
Click here for the Warrant.

 
New Hampton Designated a "NH HeartSafe Community"


At the Selectmen's meeting on December 14th
the New Hampton Fire Department was awarded recognition
for their efforts to improve survival from sudden cardiac arrest.


The primary goal of the program is to increase survival rates from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Individual communities can develop and implement lifesaving networks that focus on coordinating local resources to prevent sudden cardiac arrest from becoming sudden cardiac death.

To learn more about what being a HEARTSafe Community is, go to http://heartsafe-community.org/

 

Volunteers Help to Shape the Future of the Kelley-Drake Conservation Area
A Special Place in New Hampton

Community volunteers have been working all summer and fall to clear cellar holes and build hiking trails at the Kelley-Drake Conservation Area in New Hampton.  This fall the trails system was laid out by Lew Shelly, Snowhawk, LLC, and since then volunteers have been diligently working to clear brush and blowdowns, build rock steps, water bars, cribbing and cutting switchbacks along the steep terrain of the hillside. The area is open year-round and is not only ideal for hiking, but also snow shoeing, cross-country skiing, hunting or just enjoying a walk along the old stone walls and open meadow.

The Kelley Drake Conservation Area signifies the origins of New Hampton. In 1775 Samuel Kelly (1733-1813) brought his wife and two young sons from Exeter, NH to New Hampton and built a log cabin adjacent to Kelly Pond (now known as Pemigewasset Lake).

Click here to read the article resident Gordon DuBois wrote for the Laconia Daily Sun about this conservation area in New Hampton.

 
Winter Sowing of Seeds
 
Resident and New Hampton Garden Club’s Master Gardener Theo Denoncour has provided information on ways start seeds outdoors in mid-winter in our area.  This is winter sowing, which allows nature to decide when to germinate the seeds.   Winter sown plants are strong and stocky and naturally hardened off.

Click here to read Mrs. Denoncour’s article (including links to additional information). 


 
2017 Tax Rate Has Been Set
The NH Department of Revenue has set New Hampton’s Tax Rate at
 $19.04 per thousand dollars in assessed valuation.

Tax Rate Breakdown

 
           2016                   2017         
Municipal/Town $6.65 $6.50
County $1.15 $1.10
School (State portion) $2.21 $2.20
School (Local portion) $7.99 $9.23

Click here for the NH Dept of Revenue's Tax Rate Breakdown for the town.

We anticipate the tax bills will be mailed on November 22nd with a due date of December 29, 2017.
 

Seeking Volunteers

Town Committees, Boards and Commissions are looking for new members.  We are currently in need of residents willing to serve on the Planning Board and Heritage Commission.  Please click on the Board and Commission overview below to learn how you can contribute to your community and the time commitment involved with each.

Overview of each Board and Commission

We are also looking for a representative to work with Lakes Region Planning Commission on the Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection planning and collection days in July and August.

Interested residents may complete the Volunteer Interest Form below and submit it to the Selectmen’s Office.

Volunteer Interest Form  
 

 
CAUTION - Invasive Plant Japanese Knotweed in New Hampton


This perennial can reach heights of 10 feet.  The stems are similar to bamboo and flowers are small and whitish.  It is found in woodland sites, open spaces, ditches, roadsides, and riverbanks.  It is very aggressive and spreads quickly along surface waters and in right-of-ways.  DO NOT MOW.
 
Click here for handout with additional information and ways to destroy the plant.

 
 

Permanent Medicine Collection Box Available at the Police Department

If you have unused or expired medications, you now have a way to safely and regularly dispose of them! The New Hampton Police Department is happy to announce the opening of a new permanent medication collection box in the town of New Hampton. The collection box is located in the lobby of the New Hampton Police Department at 24 Intervale Drive.
 

Did you know?? Approximately 70% of those who abuse prescription medications get them from family or friends, often from the medicine cabinet. (SAMHSA, 2006) This permanent medication collection box addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. By taking unused and expired medications out of our community, it significantly reduces the opportunities for misuse and/or abuse.
 
Protect our Groundwater! Flushing medications is NO LONGER recommended! Research shows that certain medications are not thoroughly flushed out during water treatment, and can end up contaminating our groundwater.

The following guidelines apply to the Town of New Hampton Medication Collection Box:
  1. Collection box is accessible Monday & Wednesday 8:00AM to 5:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  2. ONLY pharmaceutical drugs are to be placed in the box (prescription or over-the-counter medications).
  3. NO needles, syringes, lotions, aerosol cans, inhalers, or lancets will be collected.
  4. This voluntary collection process is FREE and ANONYMOUS.
  5. The collection box is constructed in such a manner and of materials that make it tamper proof.

Any questions regarding the collection box can be directed to any Law Enforcement Officer at the New Hampton Police Department at 603-744-5423.

For more information on safe and secure storage of medications, and for tips on how to talk to your family about prescription drug abuse, please contact Traci Fowler at Partners in Prevention, an initiative of the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health: www.pipnh.org * 603-528-2145 x1800

 
Public Statement Hearings for Northern Pass
The SEC has announced the days when public comment on the project will be taken. Members of the public that do not have Intervener Status in the proceeding but have an interest in the subject matter of the Northern Pass Project will be afforded an opportunity to state their positions.

The public comment days are June 15, 22, and July 20th, all from 9am-12pm.  To participate, a person must send an email to the SEC as directed in this Notice of Final of Adjudicative Hearings and Notice of Public Statement Hearings.

 
Northern Pass
Click here to read the New Hampton Board of Selectmen's position statement
on the latest plan for the Northern Pass Project
as presented at the Northern Pass Meeting held on 9/10/15,
at the Lake Opechee Inn & Spa in Laconia.


 

Northern Pass Project
 
Police Department Activity
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Month of January

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