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 or the twice monthly Town Bulletin. To receive Info-Blasts or Town Bulletins, use the sign-up box in the right-hand column on the front page of the website. If you already receive the Info-Blasts, you are automatically signed up for the Town Bulletin.

Board and Committee Vacancies exist for the following positions. Submit letter or email of interest to Paul Branscombe.  For further information about the positions, contact the Board chairs, BOS Chairperson, or Town Administrator.
Planning Board -- 1 full member and 1 alternate member
Zoning Board -- 1 full member and 1 alternate member
CIP Committee -- 2 full members

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

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

Town Bulletin Notice and Town Administrator's April 2014 Report.

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 24 -- HEAL Community Garden Committee Meeting Agenda -- 3:30 pm, Elementary School Conference Room (Note: Rescheduled from April 23)

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

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

May 1 -- Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

May 5 -- Board of Selectmen Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

May 6 -- School Board Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library

May 6 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)

May 7 -- Planning Board Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

May 13 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office

May 14 -- Housing Standards Board Meeting -- 4:00 pm, Fire Station

May 14 -- Conservation Commission Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Town Hall

May 14 -- Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station

May 15 -- Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Elementary Conference Room

May 19 -- Board of Selectmen Work Session -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

May 20 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)

May 21 -- Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station

May 22 -- Budget Committee Meeting -- 5:30 pm (location to be announced)

May 27 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office

May 28 -- Planning Board Work Session -- 6:30 pm, Town Hall

Upcoming Community Events

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 ashlandfirefighters@yahoo.com

Online Services

Vehicle Registration

Dog Licensing

Property Taxes

Code Red Emergency Communications Network

Pay Your Electric Bills

Pay Water/Sewer Bills

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