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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 Summer Safety Educator (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

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 Town Clerk / Tax Collectors Office will be closed:
 
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 7:30am-1:00pm (re-opening 1pm - 4:30 pm)
  • Friday, August 18, 2017 - The office will be closed all day for training purposes.
  • Wed, Thurs., & Friday, September 6th - 8th for training purposes 
Please be reminded that the Selectmen's Office and the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Office will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day The Transfer Station will also be closed, but will open on Tuesday, Sept. 5th from 8-4pm.
 
New Hampton's 119th Old Home Day

Saturday, August 12th
At the historic Town House (circa 1789)
Located at 86 Town House Road, New Hampton, New Hampshire

 

10:30 am                         Opening Ceremonies                                  
11:30 am – 1:30 pm        Gerry Grimo & East Bay Jazz
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm     Free Baked Bean Lunch, Bean-Hole-Beans – our seventh year!
                                        Food Booth with hot dogs, hamburgers and soda for sale
1:30 pm                           Animal Program by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
                       
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm        Square Dancing with Sue Hunt & Friends

Throughout the late morning and afternoon:
Antique and Classic (pre-1985) Automobiles Show (Bring yours, too!), New Hampton Garden Club’s Plant Sale, Yard Sale & Raffles, Children’s Games, Ice Cream for Sale, Equipment Displays by the Police and Fire Departments, and New Hampton Historical Society Museum display.
 
Dana Meeting House Church Service on Sunday, August 13th, 10:00 a.m. at the historic Dana Meeting House, 288 Dana Hill Road – All Welcome!
 

 

Public Notice
TOWN OF NEW HAMPTON
PUBLIC HEARING 

      
Thursday, August 24, 2017 
6 Pinnacle Hill Road, New Hampton, NH
7:30 p.m. Town Office Meeting Room
 
The Board of Selectmen will hold a Public Hearing on August 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm, in accordance with RSA 31:95-b III(a) to take an action on the authorization to accept and expend monies from an unanticipated Highway Block Grant (HBG) funds in the amount of $89,565.91 for road repairs and improvements.
      
This meeting is open to the public for comment and you are encouraged to attend.


 
Mystery Snail in New Hampton Lake

Invasive Chinese mystery snail has been found in Lake Waukewan.  This animal reproduces rapidly out competing native species for food and habitat.
 
IF YOU FIND MYSTERY SNAILS IN ANY WATER BODY,
PLEASE REMOVE THEM FROM THE WATER.

Take a picture if possible, please make a note of location where found in lake, and dispose of snail in trash.    

Click here for further details including a photo.
 
Culvert Assessment Project has Begun
New Hampton has contracted with the Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC) to conduct a Culvert Assessment along municipal roads.  In July and August you may see technicians with orange vests working out of a white van with the LRPC logo on the door panels.

Click on the links below for further information:
Culvert Notice
Data Collection Program Description
 
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

 
New Hampton Garden of the Month
The New Hampton Garden Club awards a homeowner the distinction of Garden of the Month. The Club members nominate gardens of residents or businesses to show an appreciation for their hard work and to encourage the beautification of our community.  A sign is placed at the garden for the month for all to see.
 

 
The award for the month of June goes to:
Carrie and Susan Bettencourt
Main Street, New Hampton
  
Carrie and Susan have lived in New Hampton for 8 years.  Carrie works as a marine engineer and Susan is retired.

Boston Post Cane Awarded to Edwin Huckins

Pictured above L - R:  Jeanette, Ed and daughter Judy
 
The Boston Post Cane was awarded by the Selectmen on April 20, 2017.


TOWN OF NEW HAMPTON, N.H.

 A Proclamation
Whereas, the town of New Hampton has transmitted since 1909, to the oldest citizen of the town, the Boston Post Cane; and

Whereas, the town of New Hampton is privileged to be  one of the few towns still presenting the original cane; and

Whereas, it is appropriate for us in New Hampton to continue the tradition of presenting the cane and honoring the recipient;

Now, Therefore, We, the Board of Selectmen of the Town of New Hampton hereby proclaim on April 20, 2017 that Edwin C. Huckins, at the age of 96 years, shall be the holder of the Boston Post Cane.

  

Kenneth A. Mertz
Neil G. Irvine 
Mark T. Denoncour
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
 
Situational Awareness Alert - CARFENTANIL
  • Carfentanil has been found in New Hampshire for the first time and is extremely potent.
  • Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid approximately 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl.
  • Exercise extreme caution: Only properly trained and outfitted law enforcement professionals should handle any substance suspected to contain fentanyl or a fentanyl-related compound. If encountered, contact local authorities.

Click here for additional critical information
 
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
Click below for the most recent activity:

Month of July 2017

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