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Loons, Their Habitat and Preservation Efforts

The Waukewan and Winona Watershed Protective Association (WWWPA) will resume its summer speaker program Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Harry Vogel, from the Loon Preservation Committee (LPC), will be presenting a program about loons and their habitat at the Meredith Community Center in Meredith, New Hampshire. This event is free and open to the public.

Click here for more information.
 
Waukewan Watershed Advisory Committee Seeking Members

Chair Donna Van Ness Murphy, Chair of the Waukewan Watershed Advisory Committee (for the Town of Meredith) is looking for New Hampton residents interested in joining the committee.
 
The principal responsibility of the committee is to enhance public awareness and facilitate education regarding water quality conservation issues throughout the watershed.  Since we share interest in Lake Waukewan and its watershed, the committee would welcome representation from residents of New Hampton.  If anyone is interested in joining the committee, please feel free to contact Donna at dvnom@aol.com or by calling her at 603-279-4894.

To view the committee’s minutes visit Meredith’s website, meredithnh.org.
 
Seeking the Help of New Hampton's Citizens

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 information as it relates to illicit drug dealing and criminal offenses and will continue to follow up on leads/tips as they are developed.

Click here for more from the Sheriff's Department.
 
New Hampton Historical Society

Thank you members and friends for your support.  

Click here for our membership form.  

 
New Hampton Garden Club

Established in 1932 the New Hampton Garden Club (NHGC) is one of the oldest Garden Clubs in New Hampshire. Our club is open to anyone who is interested in beautifying our community, learning about gardening culture or looking for a creative new outlet. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month April - December at the Gordon Nash Library, downstairs in the Judge Nash Community Room. The NHGC provides several fun and informative monthly programs, guests are always welcomed! As a club, we enjoy participating in community outreach such as our monthly Garden Therapy Days at the Golden Crest Retirement Community in Franklin, NH and working with the Junior Garden Club comprised of the New Hampton Community School fifth graders. In addition to our community service we maintain on-going projects throughout the town of New Hampton and have a great time putting together our yearly fundraisers. There really is something for everyone! Check out what we are up to on Facebook or email us directly at newhamptongardenclub@gmail.com

Click here for the Garden Club's Membership Form

 
Take Precautions Against Multiple Diseases Carried by Ticks
Click here for a 2017 Press Release from the NH Department of Health and Human Services which contains helpful information on ticks.
 
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.
 
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 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 Peter Gulick, President at 603-744-8471.
 

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


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