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.

Ashland News & Upcoming Meetings

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.

News and Notices

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.

Economic Development Committee (EDC) -- Proposal presented to the Board of Selectmen, April 7, 2014, for further discussion at upcoming meeting(s).

April 17 Town Office Hours -- Town Hall Office will be closed in the morning and open in the afternoon. Town Clerk & Tax Collector Office wil be closed all day.

Roads posted for load limit of 10 tons, effective March 10, 2014 -- see list here

Town Administrator's Monthly Report -- April 2014

Dog licenses are due by April 30.

Registration for the Summer Day Camp Program is open for Ashland residents. Information is available here. Registration for non-residents will commence on May 1.

Upcoming Town Government Meetings

April 15 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side door)

April 16 -- Capital Improvement Program Committee Meeting -- CANCELLED

April 17 -- Water and Sewer Commission Work Session -- 4:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)

April 21 -- Board of Selectmen Work Session -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

April 22 -- Electric Commission Meeting --7:00 pm, Utility Office

April 23 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 5:30 pm, Elementary School Library

April 23 -- Capital Improvement Program Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station

April 28 -- Town Library Trustees Meeting -- 6:00 pm, Ashland Town Library

April 30 -- Planning Board Work Session -- 6:30 pm, Town Hall

Upcoming Community Events

April 17 -- Spring Story Time -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Sign up at the front desk or call 968-7928.

April 18 -- Kids Night Out "Spring in to Fun" -- 6:00-8:30 pm, Ashland Booster Club. Fee is $5 per child. Call the P&R Director, 968-9209 to register.

April 19 -- Rabies Clinic -- 9:00 am - 12:00 noon, Ashland Fire Station. Presented by Ashland Firefighters Association, sponsored by Northern Lakes Veterinary Hospital.

April 19 -- Ashland HEAL Community Garden Earth Day Celebration -- 1:00-3:00 pm, Elementary School Cafeteria. Featuring the ribbon cutting for the new Organic Community Garden.

April 22 -- World Book Night at the Ashland Town Library -- 1:00-7:00 pm. "Spreading the love of reading, person to person." Come see what it's all about!

April 24 -- Friends of the Library Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library

April 26 -- Drug Take Back Day News Release -- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Ashland Police Station.

April 28 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00-8:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is "Wild; From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Cheryl Strayed.

April 29 -- The "Other" Book Discussion Group -- 7:00-8:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is "Fly On the Wall" by E. Lockhart.

May 10 -- 10th Annual Golf Tournament -- 1:00 pm, Waukewan Golf Course. Sponsored by Ashland Firefighters Association. Information at 968-7772 or

Online Services

Vehicle Registration

Dog Licensing

Property Taxes

Code Red Emergency Communications Network

Pay Your Electric Bills

Pay Water/Sewer Bills

Official Ashland Videos

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