The compactor is fixed – recycling is back to normal at Transfer Station.

Due to knee surgery the Effingham Zoning Office will be closed on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. The Zoning Office will also be closed for the holidays from December 24, 2019 – January 1, 2020. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. For help, please inquire at the Selectmen’s office or reach the Zoning Officer by email if you wish to schedule an appointment. Thank you for understanding.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office & Board of Selectman’s Office Holiday closings: closing on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, December 24, at noon, closed Christmas Day. Will be closing on Tuesday, New Year’s Eve, December 31, at noon, closed on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

The Effingham Budget Committee:

Jory Augenti, Tim Eldridge, Dave Strauss, Leo Racine, Terry Swanick, Tom Hart, Chuck Fuller

USED OIL cannot be accepted at the Transfer Station until further notice; the containment failed to meet requirements. Collection of used motor oil takes place on Household Hazardous Waste Day, annually held the First Saturday of August.

Winning posters of the 2019 Effingham Elementary School Earth Day Poster Contest.
Theme: What does Climate Change mean to you and our earth?

Winners: (L-R) Vada Scott, Stella Lunt, Anna Johnson, George Bull, Autumn
Lunt, Justin Sanborn-Eldridge, Rosy Peterson, Kayden Tyler.
(There was a tie in the kindergarten class).

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for the Effingham Conservation Commission awarded by the NH Association of Conservation Commissions!

Pine River Cheribini Preserve Trailhead off Pine River Road.

Click above link to order Reflective Address Markers from the Fire Deptartment. Print out the form, complete the information and mail to the Fire Dept.

Building Permits Required in the Town of Effingham
For any questions about whether a home or driveway project requires a permit, please contact the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Rebecca Boyden, at 539-7147. Permit applications, Grid and Zoning Ordinance are available online: “Docs, Forms & Applications”.

NH Dept. of Safety Community Notification Program. Click and fill in your contact information to be notified by local emergency response officials in the event of emergency or critical community alerts.