Public Notice of three Requests For Proposals:

Road Paving Proposal 

The Town of Effingham is requesting proposals to reclaim and pave a section of Green Mountain Road. Specifications may be obtained from the Selectmen’s Office. All proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked “Paving Project” and shall be addressed to Town of Effingham, 68 School Street, Effingham NH 03882. Proof of liability coverage for a minimum of One Million dollars per occurrence and Two Million dollars aggregate. Worker’s compensation insurance must also be included with the bid. A performance bond in an amount of 125% of the proposal price will be required within 10 days of being selected as the project contractor. Specifications can be requested by email Selectmen’s Office at, or by calling 539-7770. The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals to serve the best interest of the Town. Proposals will be accepted until June 25th 2:00 pm. 

Roadside tree limb removal and chipping

The Town of Effingham is accepting proposals for roadside tree limb removal and chipping. Interested contractors should ride the town maintained roads to assess what work should be done and the proposal should be based on that assessment.  Sealed proposals must be received by 2:00 pm on Tuesday June 26th at the Selectmen’s office. Specifications will be available by e-mail, or may be picked up at 68 School Street, Effingham NH.

Grounds maintenance of municipal facilities

The Town of Effingham is accepting proposals for grounds maintenance of municipal facilities. Proposals should be presented as an hourly rate. A listing of the equipment available to you to use on the grounds will be required with your proposal submission. Sealed proposals must be received by 2:00 pm on Tuesday May 29th at the Selectmen’s office. Specifications will be available by e-mail, or may be picked up at 68 School Street, Effingham NH. 

Effingham Conservation Commission Announcements

Effingham Elementary School 2018 Earth Day Poster Contest

Ms. Albert/Emma Prentice/Lillian Ouelette/Timothy Brown/Dean Richards/Hayden White.

Effingham Conservation Commission’s Earth Day Poster Contest Winners  – May 5, 2018

The ECC would also like to recognize the achievement of all who pitched in to pick up roadside trash. Our town volunteers picked up 162 bags of roadside trash on April 21st. Thanks to all!

The Board of Selectmen will hold a Public Hearing for The Barn Easement Program on May 30th @6pm at the municipal offices.

Zoning Board of Adjustment Notice of Decision: ZBA Case-087 NOD

2017 Civic Awards: Emelyn Albert, Karen Payne, Dianne Park, Mike Cahalane

Emelyn Albert, Volunteer of the Yr; Karen Payne, Special Citizen of the Yr; Dianne Park, Employee of the Yr; Michael Cahalane, Elected Official of the Yr.


On August 26, 2017, the Effingham Conservation Commission held a leaf cutting for the new preserve and a short walk on a new trail that connects to an existing logging road leading down to the Pine River. Everyone who joined in the opening enjoyed the views of the river and surrounding wetlands.

All are welcome to come by and enjoy this special place (trailhead: Pine River Road).

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 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.

Reflective Address Marker

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.

Effingham profiled in Upstate NH!