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.

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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

News and Notices

Important Community information will be sent out via the Ashland Info-Blast as needed or the monthly Town Administrator's Report. To receive Info-Blasts or Town Bulletins, use the sign-up box in the right-hand column on the front page of the website.

Town Administrator's Report -- February 17, 2015

Nominations Needed for Second Annual "Mary Ruell Citizen of Ashland" Award

TOWN & SCHOOL ELECTIONS -- MARCH 10, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Proposed Warrant Articles
Voter's Guide to Warrant Articles

Proposed 2015 Budget

Proposed 2015 Revenues
Sample Ballots -- Town of Ashland; Ashland School District; Pemi-Baker Regional School District
2014 Annual Town Report
2014 Annual Ashland School District Report

Absentee Ballot Request for March 2015

The Town of Ashland is now accepting credit cards for payment of TAXES ONLY, ONLINE ONLY. Please read this notice carefully, to understand the credit card charges that are incurred and the credit cards that are accepted.

2015 Landfill stickers -- $2 per vehicle.

New Items

     2015 CIP Plan -- Executive Summary and PowerPoint (Presented Oct 6, 2014)
     Code Enforcement Complaint Form
     Citizen Inquiry/Complaint Form
     Right to Know (91-A) Request for Information Procedure and Form

Board and Committee Vacancies exist for the following positions. Submit letter or email of interest to Paul Branscombe.
Zoning Board -- 1 full member and 1 alternate member
Planning Board -- 2 full member and 2 alternate members

Advance Notice -- Pemigewasset River Drawdown, September 2015

Upcoming Town Government Meetings

February 28 -- Supervisors of the Checklist -- 11:00-11:30 am, Town Office. For additions and corrections to the voters' checklist.

March 2 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 4:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)

March 2 -- Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

March 3 -- Ashland School Board Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library

March 3 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting Agenda -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)

March 4 -- Planning Board Meeting Agenda -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

March 9 -- 4th of July Committee Meeting -- 6:00 pm, Fire Station

March 9 -- Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

March 10 -- TOWN & SCHOOL ELECTIONS -- 8:00 am - 7:00 pm, Elementary School Gymnasium

March 10 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office

March 11 -- Housing Standards Board -- 4:00 pm, Fire Station

March 11 -- Conservation Commission Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Town Office

March 16 -- Board of Selectmen Work Session -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Library

March 17 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office (side entrance)

March 18 -- Capital Improvement Program Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station

March 19 -- Ashland Library Trustees Meeting -- 6:00 pm, Ashland Town Library

March 24 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00 pm, Utility Office

March 25 -- Planning Board Work Session -- 6:30 pm, Town Office

March 31 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting -- 6:30 pm, Fire Station

Upcoming Community Events

March 6 -- Pre-School Story Time, 10:30-11:30 am, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Library Circulation Desk or call 968-7928.

March 12 -- St. Patrick's Day Story Time, 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your spact at the Library Circulation Desk or call 968-7928.

March 23 -- Book Discussion Group, 7:00-8:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex" by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Online Services

Vehicle Registration

Dog Licensing

Vital Records

Property Taxes

Code Red Emergency Communications Network

Pay Your Electric Bills

Pay Water/Sewer Bills

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