NEW Office Hours for the Town Clerk/Tax Collector as of  March 1st:

* Tuesday & Thursday 10–6; Wednesday & Friday: 8–Noon. *


Links: DOT Bridge Report 2015DOT Bridge report 2017

Effective Tuesday February 28th, travel on Effingham roads is prohibited for vehicles weighing over 6 tons, until Selectmen lift restriction when road conditions warrant.

* The Stevens Road Bridge is restricted to ONE LANE until further notice. *

* Granite Road Bridge over South River CLOSED by order of NH DOT. *

Link: Municipal Bridge Structural Assessment Report 12-01-15 

The Historic District Commission will hold a Work Session Monday, March 27 at 6pm in the Meeting Room of the Municipal Offices to: 1) Continue the process of preparing an application for a marker for the New England Masonic Charitable Institute through the State of New Hampshire Historical Markers program, and 2) Any other business which may come before the Commission.

The public may attend but there may not be opportunity for public comment.

Town Meeting & Voting Results (Town Clerk official minutes will be posted soon):

Link: Election Results March 14, 2017

Board of Selectmen result: J. Meisner 154, L. Edwards 128

Link: Town Vote on Warrant March 14, 2017 (Articles 1 – 6)

Link : Town Warrant 2017, with unofficial results below:

Article 7 Purchasing Ordinance (revised and amended) – Passed with amendments.

Articles 8 – 16  Passed Affirmatively

Article 17 – Town voted affirmatively to indefinitely postpone.

Articles 18 – 22 Passed Affirmatively.

Article 23 – Did not pass.

Articles 24 and 25 – Town voted affirmatively to indefinitely postpone.

2016 Civic Award Recipients

Michael Pilkovsky, Elected Official of the Year, Edith Sharp, Special Citizen of the Year, Mark Bussiere, Employee of the Year, Ralph (Tom) Thompson, Volunteer of the Year

Earth Day 2016

1st place winners of the Effingham Elementary Earth Day Poster Contest 2016

This year’s theme was “Good Bugs/Bad Bugs”. From seated left in the photo K-6:
K-Wyatt Caulkins, 1-Zeze Davis, 2-Haylee Hammes, 3-Stella Lunt, standing from left 4-Carly Johnson, 5-Alexis Walbridge, Emelyn Albert Chair, ECC, 6-Nick Plamondon


Effingham Fire Department, March 2016

Building Permits Required in the Town of Effingham

If you have any questions as to whether a building project requires a permit, please contact the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Rebecca Boyden, at 539-7147. The permit applications, Grid and Zoning Ordinance are available online: Home page: Frequent Requests: “Docs, Forms & Applications”.


To enroll in the NH Dept. Of Safety Community Notification Program, click the link below and fill in the appropriate information to be notified by local emergency response officials in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.

  Click here to order Reflective Address Markers from the Fire Department. 

Print out the form, complete the information and mail it to the Fire Department. 

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