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

Job Posting — Police Sergeant.  Application / Personal History Form.

Supervisors of the Checklist Sessions
Jan 23 — Town Office — 7:00-7:30 pm
Jan 27 — Town Office — 11:00-11:30 am

2018 Dates — Town/School Election Season (for complete details, see the individual events on the town calendar)
Jan 24 to Feb 2 (5 pm) — Filing period for 2018 Open Positions. Submit “Declaration of Candidacy Form” available at Town Office.
Feb 3 — Town Deliberative Session, 12 Noon, Gym
Feb 6 — School Deliberative Session, 6:30 pm, Cafeteria
March 13 — Election Day, 8 am – 7 pm, Gym  (Absentee Ballot Request)

Ashland School District, Withdrawal Study Committee — Read the final report, which recommends that the Ashland School District remain in SAU #2. A warrant article will appear on the March 2018 ballot: “To see if the District shall vote to accept the report and recommendation of the Withdrawal Study Committee that the Ashland School District not withdraw from SAU #2.”

Winter Parking RestrictionsNo parking on any street or municipal parking areas between the hours of 1:00 am and 5:00 am from November 1 through May 1. The restricted municipal parking areas are the Mechanic Street parking lot, the spaces on Riverside Drive adjacent to Memorial Park, and the Town Hall parking lot.

Openings on Boards, Commissions, Committees — Residents are needed as members of the following: Planning Board (2 full and 3 alternate members); Zoning Board (1 alternate); Conservation Commission (1 full); Housing Standards Board (2 full); Economic Development Commission (3 full); Heritage Commission (3 alternates); Budget Committee (2 full). For more information, call the Town Office or email townoffice@ashland.nh.gov .

Using our new calendar 

  • On the right side of the page, “Upcoming Events” lists the next 3 events.
  • The “View Calendar” link to the right and the “Calendar” link in the top menu will both take you to the full calendar page.