ROAD POSTINGS for Town of Effingham

Effective Wednesday 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 

 Selectmen’s Public Hearing Tuesday, February 28 at 6pm for the Procurement Policy, which is a warrant article, to be held at municipal offices.

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector NEW Office Hours March 1st:

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

Municipal Elections Tuesday March 14, 11 am – 7 pm at Effingham Elementary School.

Links: Town Ballot, Warrant Questions, Proposed Zoning Article 23School Ballot

TOWN MEETING Saturday March 18th @ 9am at Effingham Elementary School.

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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