Welcome

This official website of the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire, provides information about the town government and the community for residents and visitors.

Ashland is a picturesque rural community, gateway to the Lakes Region and on the southern edge of the White Mountain National Forest. The community of Ashland is bordered on the west by the Pemigewasset River and on the east by Little Squam Lake. Ashland offers historical places, outdoor recreational opportunities, local artists and businesses to visit, as well as dining, shopping, and other services.

Ashland 1868 to 2018 — Celebrating 150 Years of History


News and Notices

Schedule Changes & Notices

  • Electric Commission — Meeting nights have been changed to the 2nd Wednesday and the 4th Tuesday for October, November, December and January (budget season only).
  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — October 27 — 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Ashland Police Department
  • Halloween Trick or Treat — October 31, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Election and SB2 Information

  • October 27Checklist session for additions and corrections to the voter checklist — 11:00 – 11:30 am at the Town Hall.
  • November 6 — State General Election —Sample Ballot — Absentee Ballot Request
  • Petitioned Warrant Articles — Information for outside agencies here (for bond articles and non-bond articles)
  • February 2, 2019 — Deliberative Session — 10 am, Gymnasium
  • March 12, 2019 — Town & School Election — Absentee Ballot Request

Hazard Mitigation PlanPress Release — Work is beginning on the required five-year update of the 2013 Ashland Hazard Mitigation Plan. The next meeting is October 10, 9:00 am, at the Fire Station. The general public is encouraged to attend all meetings, regardless of whether they are a part of the Planning Team.

Town Administrator Update — Mid-Year 2018

Public Notice for Environmental Review of Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Project — Ashland Septage Receiving & Headworks Upgrades Project.

Sidewalk Replacement for Main Street (Gordon to West St.) is in a design phase and will be updated periodically at BOS meetings. An updated design presented May 21 showed suggested changes near West Street and Gordon Street, suggested addition of locust and sugar maple trees, and the removal of bump outs near Gordon Street. A previous design was presented on May 7. Large-scale versions of the engineering design are available for viewing upstairs in the Town Hall.

Appointment Policy on Boards, Committees, and Commissions” and Appointment Application available on the Appointments page.

Japanese Knotweed, Best Management Practices here


“The meeting announcements for each public body of the Town of Ashland (committee, commission, board, trustees, etc.) are posted on the website calendar, under each meeting’s scheduled date, with time and location indicated. Meeting announcements are also posted in various public places, which may include the Town Office, the Post Office, or the Utility Office.”
“The minutes for each public body of the Town of Ashland are posted on the respective public body’s page on the website, listed by date and in pdf format. Copies of minutes are also available from the Town Clerk in the Town Office. “