Town of Ashland
20 Highland Street,
P.O. Box 517
Ashland NH 03217

Voice: 603.968.4432
Fax: 603.968.3776

Ashland, New Hampshire

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.

 

News and Notices

Town Government Meetings

Community Events

Board of Selectmen Mission Statement

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.

  • Collaborative, objective, fact-based decision process
  • Transparent government
  • Honesty and high ethical standards
  • Fair, friendly, and responsive customer service
  • Planning for present and future needs
  • Communication and coordination with town and regional commissions, committees, departments and boards to help ensure inclusive and effective actions

Click here to view videos of the Ashland municipal meetings.

News and Notices

Summer Day Camp Signups  Brochure. Updated 7-week Calendar.

Openings on Boards, Commissions and Committees

Budget Committee Vacancies

Building Permit Applications -- new forms 9/19/16, see Land Use
After School Program forms
available for 2016-2017 school year
Code Enforcement Complaint Form

Citizen Inquiry/Complaint Form
Right to Know (91-A) Request for Information Procedure and Form
Credit card payment for Property Taxes and Vehicle Registrations  UPDATED

Upcoming Town Government Meetings

May 29 -- MEMORIAL DAY -- ALL TOWN OFFICES AND DEPARTMENTS CLOSED

May 30 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Fire Station

May 31 -- Water and Sewer Commission Work Session -- 9:00am, Utility Office (side entrance)

June 5 -- Board of Selectmen Meeting -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

June 6 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 7 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 7 -- Planning Board Meeting -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

June 13 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Office

June 14 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 19 -- Board of Selectmen Meeting -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

June 20 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 21 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 27 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Office

June 28 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 28 -- Planning Board Meeting -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

June 28 -- Conservation Commission -- 6:30pm, Town Office

Upcoming Community Events

Ashland Community Garden -- Some planting beds are still available at $10 each. Sign up at the Town Office and come to the gathering on Saturday, May 27 at 10:00am, in the Community Garden at Ashland Elementary School. For more information, email HEAL@ashland.nh.gov

After School Program forms available for 2016-2017 school year

Summer Day Camp Signups  BrochureUpdated 7-week Calendar.

Ashland Town Library has passes/discount admission available for the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Polar Caves Park. Call the Library at 968-7928 for more information

June 2 -- Pre-School Story Time -- 10:30-11:30am, Ashland Town Library. Stories, songs, crafts and playtime. Reserve your space at the front desk or call 968-7928.

June 3 -- Plant and Bake Sale by the Ashland Garden Club -- 9:00am-Noon, Memorial Park. 

June 8 -- "Railroading in New Hampshire" presented by Malcolm "Tink" Taylor -- 7:00pm, Ashland Railroad Station Museum. Sponsored by the Ashland Historical Society. Program free to the public.

June 9 -- Breakout Night at the Ashland Town Library -- 6:00-7:30pm. Registration is required; open to ages 12 and older. The Spyder Heist -- Help a secret undercover agent stop the jewel thieves!

June 24 -- Children's Story Time -- 11:00am-Noon, Ashland Town Library. Stories, activities and crafts for children 5 and up. Reserve your space at the front desk or call 968-7928.

June 26 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00-8:00pm, Ashland Town Library.  This month's selection is "Flight of the Sparrow" by Amy Belding Brown.

June 29 -- Friends of the Library Meeting -- 7:00pm, Ashland Town Library.

July 4th, 2017, Festivities --  FAQ
July 3 -- Fireworks -- 9:30pm. Viewing from the Ashland Ballfield
July 4 -- Pancake Breakfast -- 7:00-10:00am, Common Man in Ashland
July 4 -- Parade -- 10:00am, Main Street (from Mill Street to West Street)

 

July 8 -- Book Sale -- 9:00am - 1:00pm, Ashland Town Library

July 15 -- Children's Story Time -- 11:00am-Noon, Ashland Town Library. Stories, activities and crafts for children 5 and up. Reserve your space at the front desk or call 968-7928.

August 19 -- Children's Story Time -- 11:00am-Noon, Ashland Town Library. Stories, activities and crafts for children 5 and up. Reserve your space at the front desk or call 968-7928.

Online Services

Vehicle Registration

Dog Licensing

Vital Records

Property Taxes

Code Red Emergency Communications Network

Pay Your Electric Bills

Pay Water/Sewer Bills

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