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.
Click here to view videos of the Ashland municipal meetings.
OCTOBER 12 -- ALL TOWN OFFICES, DEPARTMENTS AND FACILITIES ARE CLOSED FOR COLUMBUS DAY.
Important Community information will be sent out via the Ashland Info-Blast as needed or the monthly Town Administrator's Report. To receive Info-Blasts or Town Bulletins, use the sign-up box in the right-hand column on the front page of the website.
WELFARE NOTICE: Beginning in October 2015, the Welfare office hours will change to Thursdays, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Board and Committee Vacancies: Submit a letter or email of interest to Norm DeWolfe, Chair, Board of Selectmen.
Zoning Board -- 1 regular member and 2 alternate members
Planning Board -- 3 alternate members
Heritage Commission -- 5 regular members and 3 alternate members
Conservation Commission -- 2 regular members
CIP (Capital Improvements) Committee -- 1 regular member
Economic Development Committee -- 3 regular members
For Your Information:
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
October 12 -- Columbus Day, Town Office and Departments are closed.
October 13 -- Heritage Commission Meeting Agenda -- 4:00 pm, Fire Station
October 13 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office
October 14 -- Housing Standards Board Meeting -- 4:00 pm, Fire Station
October 14 -- Conservation Commission Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Town Office
October 19 -- Board of Selectmen Work Session -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library [Note new starting time]
October 20 -- Water and Sewer Commissio Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)
October 22 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Ashland School Library
October 26 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station
October 27 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office
October 28 -- Planning Board Work Session -- 6:30 pm, Town Office
Affordable Care Act Help -- 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm, Ashland Town Library. Enrollment assistance and information provided by Darla Jaquith, Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator, MidState Health Center.
October 2 -- Pre-School Story Time -- 10:30-11:30 am, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
October 8 and 15 -- Reading with Willow -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
October 14 -- "Ashland's Civil War Soldiers", presented by David Ruell -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Cafeteria. Sponsored by the Ashland Historical Society.
October 22 -- Halloween Story Time -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
October 26 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00-8:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is Jojo Moyes' novel, "Me Before You." The selection for November is "The Invention of Wing" by Sue Monk Kidd.
October 31 -- Halloween Trick or Treat -- 5:00-7:00 pm, Town of Ashland