This official website of the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire, provides information about the town government and the community for residents and visitors.
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. Ashland offers historical places, outdoor recreational opportunities, local artists and businesses to visit, as well as dining, shopping, and other services.
News and Notices
- 2020 Town Budget (Final, Jan 21)
- 2020 Warrant Articles (Final, Jan 21)
- 2020 Voters’ Guide for Warrant (Updated Jan 21)
Stickers (2020) for Transfer Station, $5.00, are available at the Transfer Station and the Town Office
- Presidential Primary, February 11, 2020
- Town Election, March 10, 2020
Important Dates (see calendar for times, etc.)
- January 21 — Supervisors of Checklist ( 7 to 7:30 pm)
- January 22 to January 31 (5 PM) — Filing for Town & School Offices
- January 25 — Supervisors of Checklist (11 to 11:30 am) (No party affiliation changes)
- February 1 — Town Deliberative Session
- February 4 — School Deliberative Session
- February 11 — Presidential Primary
- March 10 — Town Elections
Job Postings for the Electric Department and Police Department are on the Employment page.
A Little Free Pantry is now available to anyone at the Ashland Town Library during open library hours. “Take What You Need, Leave What You Can.” Donations will be accepted to keep the pantry stocked — list of suggested items to donate. This is a great way for neighbors to help neighbors and show that we care about each other.
Sidewalk Replacement for Main Street (Gordon to West St.) is in a design phase and will be updated periodically at BOS meetings. An updated design presented May 21 showed suggested changes near West Street and Gordon Street, suggested addition of locust and sugar maple trees, and the removal of bump outs near Gordon Street. Large-scale versions of the engineering design are available for viewing upstairs in the Town Hall.
Japanese Knotweed, Best Management Practices here