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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
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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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"New Hampton
Connection"

About the Connection,
and how to sign up


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and past Connections...


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

New Hampton Village Cemetery Association
PO Box 363,
New Hampton, NH 03256
NHVCAssoc@gmail.com

 
The New Hampton Village Cemetery Association is a volunteer group that is comprised of members who have a stake in the NHVCA. 
Click here for further information.
Click here for a link to a "Dropbox" which contains details on the plots in the cemetery.
Click here for a list of the Directors and Officers.
Click here for a list of some available resources for Monuments and Funeral Homes.
 


Congressional Delegation
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Executive Council – District 1
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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.

Town of New Hampton - Online Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy
Updated: 12/10/2019
 
The Town of New Hampton operates   http://www.new-hampton.nh.us .  This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
 
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.


Information Collection And Use
    While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and/or email address for the purpose of distributing our community newsletter.
     EB2gov.com: In the process of making online tax payments, licensing of dogs, motor vehicle registration and vital records requests, the Town of New Hampton use the services of EB2gov.com.  To learn more about EB2gov.com, click on this link: https://www.eb2gov.com
    When you choose to use the online tax payment system, you are voluntarily making the choice to share your personal information with EB2gov.com.  In order to process your payment they collect, among other things, your name, address, credit card information. EB2gov.com is solely responsible for the protection and management of your personal information when you use their online service.
    To read the Privacy Policy of EB2gov.com, click on this link:
https://www.eb2gov.com/privacy-policy.asp 


Log Data
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Communications
Cookies
Security

Changes To This Privacy Policy
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Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: Town of New Hampton: 603.744.3559.
Board of Selectmen:  selectmen@new-hampton.nh.us
 


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.






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Latest News: 
Waukewan Watershed Overlay Committee seeking New Hampton residents to serve on committee (more...)

NH residents encouraged to use online fire permit program (more...)

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 Membership form (more...)

New Hampton Garden Club (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??

Transport Central
 Click here to access their site. 

 
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



Spotting an Online Shopping Scam

The past year we’ve changed our habits and taken more of our shopping online, and scammers have taken notice. Scammers are creating legitimate-looking websites using stolen images and fake promises to take advantage of people purchasing from unfamiliar sellers. Some are even preying on people looking to buy a pet or a big-ticket item, touting fake offers for “contactless delivery” that could leave you empty-handed and out hundreds or thousands of dollars.

Four signs to look for:
  1. Unreal deals. Scammers may lure you in with a deeply discounted offer that seems too good to be true, only to tack on additional fees or communicate backorder status on the item once you make the first payment.
  2. Unknown sellers. Anyone can set up an online shop or post an ad on social media. Legitimate sellers will have no problem doing a Zoom type meeting to let you see what you’re buying, especially if it’s a big-ticket item like a used car or pet. If you are looking for a pet, please consider adopting locally to help ensure a safe experience.
  3. Pressure to buy. Be wary of any seller who pressures you to buy right away or asks you to pay using a digital payment service such as Zelle®, Wire transfers, or Gift cards — none of which provide payment protection.
  4. Bad reviews. Do an online search on the seller, product, and related scams by using terms like “review,” “complaint,” or “scam”. No reviews can be a red flag too. A search for the same product will often return the legitimate item, large differences in price should be questioned.

First Issue Tax Bills of 2021
 
The first issue tax bills of 2021 will be sent the week of 5/24 and will be due on July 6, 2021. 

Please be reminded that if you recently moved, we may not have your most up-to-date mailing address and if you recently purchased a home in town, the Assessor’s office uses the mailing address listed on your deed, which may not be accurate.  Contact the Tax Collector, or Selectmen’s Office to notify us of any address change.


 
Gordon-Nash Library Re-opening

Gordon-Nash Library
New Hampton School
69 Main Street, New Hampton, NH 03256

The Gordon-Nash Library celebrated their re-opening  on Tuesday, June 8th. They are now open and ask that you maintain physical distancing and wear face coverings inside the building.

Check out the Gordon-Nash Library website or Facebook page.

 
Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief
Taxpayer Assistance - Deadline is JUNE 30TH

The Low & Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief program was designed to lessen the economic burden of the State Education Property Tax on certain at-risk taxpayers.

An eligible applicant for the Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief is a person who is:
  • Single with adjusted gross income equal to or less than $20,000; or
  • Married or head of NH household with adjusted gross income less than or equal to $40,000; and
  • Owns a homestead subject to the State Education Property Tax; and
  • Has resided in that homestead on April 1 of the year for which the claim is made.

Applications for the Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief are accepted only during the statutory filing period - after May 1, but no later than June 30.  The law allows 120 days for processing from the date of receipt of your completed application. 

Forms are available at the Town Office or can be filled in or printed from the NH Dept of Revenue website at http://revenue.nh.gov/forms/low-moderate.htm

 
Updates to Town Offices, Transfer Station and Police Dept Procedures
 
We are encouraging customers to continue making appointments to conduct business.  This helps us to advise you on what may be needed to complete your transaction so you don’t need to make multiple trips.  It also allows us time to prepare for your visit and have everything ready when you arrive.  Walk-ins are still welcome but will be taken as time allows, while anyone with an appointment will be taken in first.  At this time the Town Office doors will remain locked allowing us to limit the number of people in the building at any one time.  We will allow up to 2 parties of people into the lobby at one time, and request that you maintain physical distancing.  Following state and federal guidelines we are recommending face masks for anyone not fully vaccinated or if it makes you feel more comfortable. 
 
Until further notice hours will remain as follows:
Town Clerk/Tax Collector  Mon., Tues., Wed.                8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Call 744-8454 for Appt.       Thursday                              10:00 am to 7:00 pm
                                            Friday – CLOSED
                                            CLOSED DAILY from noon – 1:00 pm
 
Selectmen’s Office            Mon., Tues., Fri.                    8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Call 744-3559 for Appt.       Wed. & Thurs.                     10:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
 
TRANSFER STATION
The Transfer Station will be accepting recyclables at the window again, except for paper and plastic, due to the current market for those items.  This could change based on market conditions.  The attendants will be looking to ensure physical distancing remains in place.
 
 
POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Police Department is allowing visitors into the lobby, with the recommendation that unvaccinated individuals wear a face mask and maintain physical distancing.

 
Traffic Enforcement Patrol



New Hampton Police Department
May 13, 2021
 
In response to the drastic increase in safety concerns from our residents regarding the increase in speeding and distracted driving, The New Hampton Police Department, with assistance from the Belknap County Sheriff’s Department, conducted a traffic enforcement saturation patrol. The patrol was conducted on May 13th, 2021 from 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM with a focus on educating drivers on the rules of the road and the safety concerns of our residents. Enforcement action was taken when deemed appropriate.

The following are the primary areas of patrol and were chosen based on resident reporting;  (1) The southern end of Winona Rd and beginnings of Straits Rd, Hatch Corner Rd and Waukewan Rd (2) The northern end of both Winona Rd and NH Rt 132 N near Ashland, (3) The entirety of Dana Hill Rd and the western end of Straits Rd, (4) The entirety of Old Bristol Rd and beginning of Blake Hill Rd, and (5) NH Rt 104 from the area of Sinclair Hill Rd to the Bristol town line, the southern end of NH Rt 132N, and Main St.

During the three hours of patrol, 39 motor vehicle stops were conducted. Of those, 34 drivers were educated and received warnings, while five received citations.

In addition, one of those stops resulted in the driver being arrested for driving after having his license suspended. He was also driving a vehicle that was un-registered and un-inspected. That vehicle was subsequently seized for a search warrant as there was evidence it contained illegal drugs.

On behalf of the New Hampton Police Department, I would like to thank all of our residents for your continued support, and ask that you continue to let the department of any problems facing our community so we can work diligently in addressing them. Please call the department at 603-744-5423 or email me at jtyrrell@new-hampton.nh.us to let us know of any concerns. Call 911 for all emergencies.
 
Police Chief Joshua Tyrrell
 

Job Openings
 
POLICE DEPARTMENT
 
The New Hampton Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill two vacancies in the full-time officer classification.  The successful candidate will perform law enforcement services including patrol, investigations, and traffic enforcement in a very pro-active community-oriented department.  Working conditions include external carriers and a lenient tattoo policy, currently working a 5/2 schedule but will revert back to a 4/3 when fully staffed.
 
High School graduate and State of New Hampshire Full-time Law Enforcement certification from the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.  This is an hourly position at $20.50 to $23.00 per hour depending on experience and training. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick, personal time. Health & dental insurance plus long and short-term disability also offered. N.H. Retirement with optional supplemental Valic retirement plans.
 
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:
Chief Joshua Tyrrell, 24 Intervale Dr. New Hampton, NH 03256

Any selected applicant will go through an extensive background investigation including but not limited to:
  • Physical Ability Screen
  • Oral Board Interview
  • Medical/Psychological Screen
  • Drug Screen
  • Polygraph Interview
Additional Information available by contacting:
Joshua Tyrrell, Chief of Police at jtyrrell@new-hampton.nh.us.

DEADLINE:  These vacancies will remain open until filled, with applications being reviewed as received. We will continue to accept applications until qualified candidates are selected to join our Team.
The Town of New Hampton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Beware of Scam
Police Chief Tyrrell has advised that there are two scams currently being circulated involving Eversource.
  • One is a demand for past due payments with a threat that a service truck is on it’s way to the residence to disconnect power.
  • The other is telling people they need a meter replacement to continue receiving service and the cost of replacement of $400.00 which they are asking for over the phone.

 
New Hampton School Bicentennial Gala Postponed
 
Due to state restrictions on gathering size and for the health and safety of the community, the New Hampton School Bicentennial Gala originally scheduled for the summer of 2021 has been postponed to June 4, 2022.

 
Honor our Veterans
Fundraiser for Veteran's Memorial

MATCHING DONOR CHALLENGE


 
In July an anonymous donor came forward to assist the Town of New Hampton to complete it’s plans for the creation of a memorial recognizing those from our community who have served in the US military.

Donations will be matched, dollar for dollar up to $5,000
 
Double the impact of your contribution by considering a donation during the Matching Donor Challenge.  Please make your check payable to: “New Hampton Veterans Memorial Trust
 

Gordon-Nash Library Curbside

Curbside is now open at Gordon-Nash Library!

Please see their website, www.gordonnashlibrary.org, for reservation instructions.

Renovations to the Gordon-Nash Library are now complete. For news, photos and videos on renovations, etc. visit their frequently updated website (https://gordonnashlibrary.org/) and to “friend” our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gordonnashlib ).
  

 
The Personal Library of Judge Stephen G. Nash

The History Corner
 
A great book is a great thing.
The spine tingles when one enters a library – it is like entering a room full of heroes.

 
Many of us know the story of how in the late 1800s New Hampton native son Judge Stephen Gordon Nash had a dream to create a library – and did so! Judge Nash was born in New Hampton Village in 1822. His father, John Nash was an early treasurer of New Hampton School and his mother, Abigail Gordon, provided housing for students at the female seminary. The earliest library in town, the New Hampton Social Library (1813), was located in their home on Main Street.
 
In 1838 Judge Nash graduated from New Hampton School at age sixteen. After completing his B.A. at Dartmouth in 1842, he returned to NHS to teach for a year. Choosing law as a vocation, he became a barrister in Boston and then the youngest Superior Court Judge appointed by the Commonwealth. Upon retirement, the Judge and his wife, Mary Upton, were determined to give back to the town and school that built the foundation for a successful life.
 
In 1887 the Judge petitioned the New Hampshire State Legislature to incorporate a library, using the surname of both his parents as its name - The Gordon-Nash Library – and the seeds were sown. While the Judge died before full fruition, his wife, Mary Upton Nash, and other long-time friends (many associated with New Hampton School) worked tirelessly to ensure the beautiful library was built, endowed, and populated with 6000 books from the Judge’s library and 4000 books from New Hampton School’s literary societies. The majority of the Judge’s estate was dedicated to establishing, “a public library and reading room in 'Smith's Village' in New Hampton, New Hampshire, my native place, for the free use of said town, whether residents, students or sojourners."
 
As the books from the Judge’s private library made up the core of the library’s holdings, they circulated freely among residents, students and sojourners.  After several decades of hard use, library trustees made the wise decision to remove the books from general circulation and tuck them away. The case below, in the newly renovated Judge Nash Room, holds a small sample of the 2500 books that remain from the gift of the Judge and his wife, Mary Nash.
 
In almost all of his books, the Judge signed his name and recorded the date – and often the place – he acquired the volume. In many books he used triangles and circles to note something – but we have not cracked his code (yet!). He also underlined and wrote many notes in the margins – as the Judge was an avid reader in many genres.
 
The next History Corner will feature a “book report” on one of the books from the Judge’s library. Spoiler Alert: while many of us might feel proud to have another native son, Franklin Pierce, as our state’s only member to hold the office of President, be prepared for Judge Nash’s not so enthusiastic comments on his contemporary, President Pierce. Stay tuned!
 
 Books from the Library of the Judge on Display in the Renovated Judge Nash Room
 
For more information on the history of the town, please visit the New Hampton Historical Society website at https://www.newhamptonhistory.org/
Kent Bicknell
Historian, NHHS
Curator of Special Collections
The Gordon-Nash Library at New Hampton School
May 20, 2021
 

Road Surface Management System Report Results

In March the town voted to approve appropriations to perform an inventory and evaluation of paved town roads using a road surface management software (RSMS) to develop a detailed management plan with recommendations for future improvements.  The Lakes Region Planning Commission performed this assessment and created this plan in partnership with the NH Department of Transportation and UNH Technology Transfer Center. Inventory and Assessments were entered into the RSMS software for analysis, prioritization, and generation of repair strategies. Repair strategies and a 10-year budget plan have been prepared in partnership with the town and presented within this report.  This management plan will be used as a tool by the Highway Dept. 

Click here for the results of that report.
 
Police Department Activity
Click below for the most recent activity:

May 2021

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