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 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.
Heritage Commission -- Information
The Ashland Board of Selectmen are asking you to submit your ideal qualifications for our next Town Administrator. Please e-mail your suggestions to Chairman Norm DeWolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off your suggestions at the Town Office.
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
August 25 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office
August 26 -- HEAL Garden Committee Meeting -- 3:30 pm, Fire Station
August 26 -- Planning Board Meeting Agenda (Public Hearing Continuation) -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library
August 27 -- Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station
August 31 -- Town Library Trustees Meeting -- 6:00 pm, Ashland Town Library
August 31 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station
September 1 -- Planning Board Site Walk Notice -- 4:30 pm, 83 and 97 Depot Street
September 1 -- Ashland School Board Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library
September 1 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)
September 2 -- Planning Board Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library
September 3 -- Ashland Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) -- 6:30 pm, Water & Sewer Commission Office
September 7 -- LABOR DAY -- All town offices and departments will be closed.
September 8 -- Board of Selectmen Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library
September 8 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office
September 9 -- Housing Standards Board Meeting -- 4:00 pm, Fire Station
September 9 -- Capital Improvements Program Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station
September 9 -- Conservation Commission Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Town Office
September 15 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)
September 21 -- Board of Selectmen Work Session -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library
September 22 -- Heritage Commission Meeting Agenda -- 4:00 pm, Fire Station
September 22 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utillity Office
September 28 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station
September 30 -- 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.
August 24 -- Reading with Willow -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
August 24 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is "One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd" by Jim Fergus.
August 24 - September 7 -- Dessert for Whitten House -- Common Man Restaurant, Ashland. The Common Man will donate $1 from the sale of every Red, White and Blue Shortcake to the restoration of the Reuben Whitten House.
August 31 -- First Day of School at Plymouth Regional High School
August 31 -- First Day of School at Ashland Elementary School
Advance Notice -- Pemigewasset River Drawdown, September 2015
September 3 -- Appraisal Day with Paul Huff -- 5:00-7:00 pm, Pauline E. Glidden Toy Museum. Antiques and collectibles will be appraised at $4 per item or 3 items for $10. Sponsored by the Ashland Historical Society.
September 3 -- Reading with Willow -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
September 6 -- 8th Annual Circle Triathlon -- Register at http://www.circletriathlon.org/ .
September 10 -- Friends of the Library Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library.
September 11 -- Pre-School Story Time --10:30-11:30 am, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
September 16 -- "The Victorians: A Morbid Taste for Mourning" presented by Linda Salatiello & Evelyn Auger -- 7:00 pm, St. Mark's Parish Hall. Sponsored by the Ashland Historical Society.
September 17 -- Reading with Willow -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
September 19 -- Ashland's Town Wide Yard Sale -- 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Rain or Shine. Sponsored by the Ashland Area Recreation Association (AARA). Registration forms available at the Town Library, Bob's Shurfine Market, Ashland Lumber, Ashland Town Hall and Highlites. Listing on the Yard Sale Map, $5. Site in Memorial Park and a map listing, $10. Deadline for registration forms is September 12.
September 19 -- Book Sale -- 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (during the Town Wide Yard Sale) at the Ashland Town Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
September 24 -- Story Time -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
September 26 -- Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day -- 9:00 am-Noon, Plymouth Recycling Center, 56 Beech Hill Road. See flyer for details.
September 28 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is "The Gravity of Birds" by Tracy Guzeman.