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.


News and Notices

Town Government Meetings

Community Events

Board of Selectmen Mission Statement

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.

  • Collaborative, objective, fact-based decision process
  • Transparent government
  • Honesty and high ethical standards
  • Fair, friendly, and responsive customer service
  • Planning for present and future needs
  • Communication and coordination with town and regional commissions, committees, departments and boards to help ensure inclusive and effective actions

Click here to view videos of the Ashland municipal meetings.

News and Notices

Drug Take Back Day -- April 29, 10am - 2pm, at the Ashland Police Department, 20 Highland Street. Dispose of unused prescription drugs.

Town Clerk and Tax Collector Office will be closed April 26 for training.

Openings on Boards, Commissions and Committees

Budget Committee Vacancies

Building Permit Applications -- new forms 9/19/16, see Land Use
After School Program forms
available for 2016-2017 school year
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  UPDATED

Upcoming Town Government Meetings

April 24 -- Ashland Economic Development Committee Meeting -- CANCELLED

April 25 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Office

April 26 -- Town Clerk & Tax Collector Office closed for training

April 26 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Office (side entrance)

April 26 -- Planning Board Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library [note change of location]

April 26 -- Conservation Commission Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Town Hall

April 27 -- Town Library Trustees Meeting -- 2:00pm, Ashland Town Library

April 28 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

Upcoming Community Events

Affordable Care Act Help -- 1st Thursday of the month, 1:00-3:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Enrollment assistance and information provided by Robert Allen, Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator, Mid-State Health Center.

After School Program forms available for 2016-2017 school year

April 24 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is "Goodnight, June" by Sarah Jio.

April 24-28 -- April Vacation Day Camp -- 8:00am-5:00pm, Ashland Booster Club. Games, arts and crafts, and a trip. $25 per child per day. For information, call 968-9209. Registration, Child Pick-Up List, Release.

April 25 -- Teen Coloring -- 3:00pm, Ashland Town Library. Bring your own supplies or choose from coloring pages and pens provided.

April 29 -- Drug Take Back Day -- 10am - 2pm, Ashland Police Department, 20 Highland Street. Dispose of unused prescription drugs.

May 4 -- Friends of the Library Meeting -- 7:00pm, Ashland Town Library.

May 20 -- Seed Swap -- 12:30-2:00pm, Ashland Town Library. Bring your extra seeds and swap for new ones.

2017 July 4th Dates Set

Online Services

Vehicle Registration

Dog Licensing

Vital Records

Property Taxes

Code Red Emergency Communications Network

Pay Your Electric Bills

Pay Water/Sewer Bills

Official Ashland Videos

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