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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: 

New Hampton Historical Society Upcoming 2018-19 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



Public Hearing Notice
Master Plan Update
 
TUESDAY, November 20, 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 Land Resources Section of the Master Plan that has been prepared by the Master Plan Update Subcommittee.  After public comment the Planning Board will consider the adoption of the section.

Click here to read the proposed Land Resources Section.

 
Police Department Office Closure

The New Hampton Police Department Business Office will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 20th and will re-open on Nov. 26th.  If you have an emergency, please call 911.  If you need copies of polices reports, pistol permit applications, or any other requests requiring the administrative assistant, please contact the office on Monday, Nov. 26th.  If you need to speak with an on-duty officer, please contact Belknap County Dispatch at 603-527-5454 and press option 0 to speak with a dispatcher.
 
Office Closures

The Town Offices will be closed on
November 22nd and 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

 



Photo courtesy of Ken Mertz
 

Boston Post Cane
 
Seeking the Oldest Resident in Town
  
The Selectmen are looking to determine who the oldest resident in New Hampton is for the purpose of awarding the Boston Post Cane.
 
Brief History – taken in part from The Granite State’s Boston Post Canes, by Barbara Staples:
The idea of the Boston Post Cane came from Edwin Atkins Grozier, owner, editor and publisher of the Boston Post newspaper.  In 1909 he asked Selectmen in New England towns to determine who the Oldest Citizen in town was and the Boston Post would provide a “gold headed cane”, made “of carefully selected Gaboon ebony from the Congo, Africa”, for presentation by the Selectmen, to that individual.  His idea was to have this cane presented to the oldest citizen, and subsequently passed along.  The first recipient of New Hampton’s Boston Post cane was Samuel Colby (1820 – 1911).
 
If you know of a New Hampton resident who we can honor with this cane, please contact the Selectmen’s Office at 744-3559, or via email to selectmen@new-hampton.nh.us.
 
New Assessed Values for Properties

Taxpayers will soon be notified, by letter, of their new value(s) of each of their properties. This letter will also offer the owners an opportunity to discuss their preliminary values with the assessors. Dates and times to call and schedule appointments, along with dates for those appointments, will be outlined in the letter. These appointments will be held at the Town Office in the 2nd floor meeting room. A preliminary list of values for all properties in New Hampton will be provided to the Board of Selectmen to post in places in Town or click here for the list. Taxpayers are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the assessors to discuss their values and review the sales and other information available during the reviews.
 
Over the past four years the assessing company of Commerford Nieder Perkins, LLC has performed a cyclical data verification process to measure all properties in the Town of New Hampton. For the final year of the project, 2018, the Company has performed the Revaluation as required by State law every 5 years.
 
The Company will adhere to the following guidelines … (click here for more)
 
New Hampton's Second Tax Bill for 2018-2019 Will be Late

New Hampton issues tax bills twice a year to cover the tax year of April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. The first bill was mailed in May and was due July 6th.  The second bill is expected to be mailed around December 15th and will be due in mid-January.  The second bill cannot be issued until such time the Revaluation and review of preliminary values are complete. The tax rate is not set until the new assessed values are submitted to the State of New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration.
 
The first bill you received, in late May or early June, was an estimate using the previous year's tax rate. The second bill you receive, will reflect the new tax rate and the new assessed value, which is based on the status of the property as of April 1, 2018.  
 
Often new owners incorrectly assume their annual taxes will be double their first bill. Individual property tax bills should not be looked at as being one-half the total, nor as covering the first or last 6 months of the year. To determine the correct amount of total taxes for the tax year, the two bills must be added together.


 
First Trunk or Treat is a Success
 

 
New Hampton Police Association, Firefighters Association and New Hampton Community Church teamed up this Halloween to provide a Trunk or Treat experience.  This allowed our local goblins, witches, warlocks, dinosaurs, ninja turtles, zombies and vampires to get candy at a single parking lot, the Community Church parking lot. This limited the desire or need to spend excessive time, walking great distances, to acquire candy by giving community members the opportunity to bring their car to the parking lot, open the trunk, and pass out candy from it. The Police Association had their antique 1967 Galaxy Police Cruiser there, while the Fire Department had their Rescue ATV. The Community Church had a canopy with coffee, hoping to help the parents stay awake as late as their sugar loaded children, and Police Chief Stevens had hotdogs on the grill for those who missed supper.

      
 
Beware of Scam Phone Calls

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 the New Hampton Police Department at 744-5423, to report them to a police officer for tracking purposes.
 
Police Department Activity
Click below for the most recent activity:

August 2018

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