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.
Welcome to Ashland's website. We welcome any comments or suggestions as we develop our content. Please note that there are some changes in email addresses for town officials and departments, as listed on our Contact Us page.
The 2013 Town Report is available at the Town Office and is available online here.
Sample Ballots (including candidates and warrant articles)
Important Community information will be sent out via the Ashland Info-Blast as needed. To receive Info-Blasts, use the sign-up box in the right-hand column on the front page of the website. If you previously received the Town Bulletin, you are already signed up for the Info-Blasts.
Town Administrator's Monthly Report -- March 2014
Dog licenses are due by April 30.
March 11 -- Electric Commission Meeting Agenda -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office
March 12 -- Board of Selectmen Work Session Agenda -- 8:30 am, Town Office
March 12 -- Housing Standards Board Meeting -- 4:00 pm, Fire Station
March 12 -- Conservation Commission Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Town Office
March 13 -- Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library
March 18 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)
March 19 -- Capital Improvement Plan Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station -- Includes all Department Heads, Town Administrator, Utility Commissioners, School Board and Board of Selectmen.
March 20 -- Library Trustees Meeting -- 6:00 pm, Ashland Town Library
March 25 -- Electric Commission Meeting Agenda -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office
March 26 -- Planning Board Work Session -- 6:30 pm, Town Office
March 11 -- Ballot Voting for Town and School -- Budgets and Officials -- Absentee Ballot Request -- Voting 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Elementary School Gymnasium
March 11 -- Special Election for Executive Councilor -- State Absentee Ballot Request Form -- Voting 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Elementary School Gymnasium
March 13 -- Superhero Storytime -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Space is limited; sign up at the circulation desk or call 968-7928.
March 21 -- Kids' Night Out -- 6:00-8:30 pm, Ashland Booster Club. Fee $10 per child. Call 968-9209 to register.
March 22 -- Retired Firefighters Dinner -- 5:00 pm, Ashland Fire Station. For more information, contact Kendall B. Hughes, President of Ashland Firefighters Association, at 707-2683.
March 24 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library, This month's title is "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
March 25 -- Young Adult Book Group, 'The Other' Book Group -- 7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's title is "Fight Club" by Chuck Palahniuk.
April 26 -- Drug Take Back Day -- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Ashland Police Station.