Town of Ashland
20 Highland Street,
P.O. Box 517
Ashland NH 03217
Welcome to the official website of the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire. Residents and visitors alike will find information about the town government and the community.
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 (the original location of the movie "On Golden Pond"). Ashland offers historical places, outdoor recreational opportunities, local artists and businesses to visit, as well as dining, shopping, and other services.
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The Ashland Board of Selectmen seek to build and maintain the public's trust and understand the public's needs by providing a friendly proactive leadership, sound financial management practices and operate a cost-effective and efficient open and engaging town government.
Important Community information will be sent out via the Ashland Info-Blast as needed or the twice monthly Town Bulletin. To receive Info-Blasts or Town Bulletins, use the sign-up box in the right-hand column on the front page of the website.
Water and Sewer Commissioner Vacancy: There is an opening for a Water and Sewer Commissioner due to a resignation. The position will be appointed until the March 2015 election. Interested Ashland residents should send a letter/email of interest to Chairman Eli Badger. Address letter to Water and Sewer Department, Att: Eli Badger, 6 Collins St., Ashland NH 03217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Town Administrator's Report -- October 6, 2014
2015 CIP Plan -- Executive Summary and PowerPoint (Presented Oct 6, 2014)
Code Enforcement Complaint Form
Citizen Inquiry/Complaint Form
Right to Know (91-A) Request for Information Procedure and Form
Board and Committee Vacancies exist for the following positions. Submit letter or email of interest to Paul Branscombe.
Zoning Board -- 1 full member and 1 alternate member
Planning Board -- 1 alternate member
Conservation Committee -- 1 full member
Advance Notice -- Pemigewasset River Drawdown, September 2015
October 16 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 5:30 pm, Elementary School Library
October 20 -- Board of Selectmen Work Session Agenda -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library
October 21 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting Agenda -- 6:00 pm, Fire Station
October 21 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)
October 23 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 5:30 pm, Elementary School Library
October 25 -- Supervisors of the Checklist Session -- 11:00-11:30 am, Town Hall -- To receive corrections and additions to the checklist
October 27 -- Library Trustees Meeting -- 6:00 PM, Town Library
October 28 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office
October 29 -- Planning Board Work Session -- 6:30 pm, Town Hall
October 30 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 5:30 pm, Elementary School Library
November 5 -- Planning Board Meeting and Public Hearing -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library
November 6 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 5:30 pm, Elementary School Library
Operation Santa Claus -- Application Dates: Nov 3, 5,12, and 13 (5:00-6:30 pm) and Nov 8 (10:30 am - 12:30 pm). See flyer for additional details.
Raffle to benefit downtown Christmas lights and decorations -- Additional information and tickets available at Highlites beauty shop or call 968-8308. Drawing will be held on Christmas Night in Ashland, December 6.
October 17 -- Halloween Kids Night Out -- 6:00-8:30 pm, Ashland Booster Club. $5 per child; kids grades K-5. Costume contest, crafts, music, snacks. Sponsored by the Ashland Area Recreation Association. RSVP to 968-9209 or email@example.com.
October 23 -- Halloween Story Time -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Town Library. Sign up at the desk to reserve your space or call 968-7928.
October 23 -- "Celebrating Ashland's Anniversaries, the 100th, the 125th and the 150th" -- 7:00 pm, Ashland Baptist Church. Presented by the Ashland Historical Society and the 150th Anniversary Committee.
October 27 -- Book Discussion Group, "Salem Falls" by Jodi Picoult. 7:00-8:00 pm, Ashland Town Library.
October 31 -- TRICK or TREAT -- 5:30-7:30 pm