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

Holiday Schedule -- Town Office closed July 3 and July 4; Transfer Station closed July 3.

Summer Day Camp Signups  Brochure. Updated 7-week Calendar.

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

June 19 -- Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

June 20 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 21 -- Joint Loss Management Committee Meeting Agenda -- 8:30am, Booster Club

June 21 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting Agenda -- 9:00am, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 27 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Fire Station

June 27 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Office

June 28 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Building (side entrance)

June 28 -- Planning Board Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

June 28 -- Conservation Commission Agenda -- 6:30pm, Town Office

June 29 -- Town Library Trustees Meeting -- 2:00pm, Ashland Town Library

Upcoming Community Events

Summer Day Camp Signups  BrochureUpdated 7-week Calendar.

Movies in the Park, June Schedule

Music in the Park, Summer Schedule

Summer Swim Lessons, July and August -- Schedule and Registration. Sponsored by Ashland Parks & Recreation Department.

Ashland Town Library has passes/discount admission available for the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Polar Caves Park. Call the Library at 968-7928 for more information

Summer Fun at the Library -- Summer reading; Story time and pre-school story time; Beauty and the Beast; Teen programs; Discount passes

June 19 -- Coloring for Adults -- 5:30-7:00pm, Ashland Town Library. Pages, pens and pencils will be available.

June 20 -- Teen Coloring -- 3:00-4:00pm, Ashland Town Library. Pages, pens and pencils will be available.

June 24 -- Children's Story Time -- 11:00am-Noon, Ashland Town Library. Stories, activities and crafts for children 5 and up. Reserve your space at the front desk or call 968-7928.

June 25 -- Music in the Park -- "eNfolk" -- 5:30-7:30pm, Memorial Park. Free. Bring your chair or blanket.

June 26 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00-8:00pm, Ashland Town Library.  This month's selection is "Flight of the Sparrow" by Amy Belding Brown.

June 29 -- Friends of the Library Meeting -- 7:00pm, Ashland Town Library.

June 30 -- Movies in the Park -- "The Great Outdoors" -- At dusk, Ashland Ball Field. Free. Concessions available. Bring your chair or blanket. Sponsored by AARA, Squam Lake Plumbing & Heating, Jeremy Hiltz Excavating, Inc.

July 4th, 2017, Festivities --  FAQ

July 3 -- Fireworks -- 9:30pm. Viewing from the Ashland Ballfield
July 4 -- Pancake Breakfast -- 7:00-10:00am, Common Man in Ashland
July 4 -- Parade -- 10:00am, Main Street (from Mill Street to West Street)

 

July 8 -- Book Sale -- 9:00am - 1:00pm, Ashland Town Library

July 15 -- Children's Story Time -- 11:00am-Noon, Ashland Town Library. Stories, activities and crafts for children 5 and up. Reserve your space at the front desk or call 968-7928.

August 19 -- Children's Story Time -- 11:00am-Noon, Ashland Town Library. Stories, activities and crafts for children 5 and up. Reserve your space at the front desk or call 968-7928.

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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