Effingham Preservation Society Celebrates Drakesville!

Saturday, 8/27: 9 – 2. Family games, birthday cake, open house at 3 historic building and one private home with the running of a replication of a Ben Franklin era printing press!!!

The Primary Election is on September 13, 2016, 8am to 7pm

at Effingham Elementary School, 2 Partridge Cove Road, Effingham

Sample Ballot Sept. 13, 2016

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector office will be CLOSED Sept. 13 for the Primary Election.

Selectmen are hoping to identify the oldest citizen of Effingham, to bestow an honorary certificate. They request suggestions or recommendations for this award, with more details to follow.

The Selectmen also wish to solicit suggestions for an historic photograph from the town for the front of the upcoming town report.

Suggestions can be directed to the Selectmen.

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

Earth Day 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

The Board of Selectmen will no longer meet on 4th Tuesdays.

Board of Selectmen Meeting videos online: Online Link

Beginning April 2016 the Zoning Office hours will be Tuesday evening from 5 – 6:30

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 permits, Grid and Zoning Ordinance are available online at the Frequent Requests link in the left side bar under “Docs, Forms & Applications”.


POSTED: Town Meeting Minutes 2016

POSTED: Effingham Town Report 2015


The NH DOT inspected/ordered closed the Granite Rd. bridge over the South River.

Granite Road from Province Lake Road (Rt 153) will go through to Chase Mill Road near #50 Granite Road. Also from Clough Road will end at #71 Granite Road. An alternate route is over Nutter Road.

POSTED: Municipal Bridge Structural Assessment Report 12-01-15 (click)

Presented by Chris Fournier at the December 15, 2015 Selectmen’s meeting.

The Annual Town of Effingham Recognition Awards 2015:

Barbara Thompson, Employee of the Year; Neil Eric Potter, Special Citizen of the Year; Sheila Jones, Elected Official of the Year; and below, Jonathan Burbank, Volunteer of the Year.

Vol award 2015


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. 

Effingham profiled in Upstate NH