Public Notice – Cash only for Tires and Electronics at Transfer Station

Effective Saturday, April 4th, the attendants at the Effingham Transfer Station will be accepting CASH ONLY (checks will not be accepted) for disposal of tires and applicable electronic equipment only. Tires are $2.00 each and Electronics are $10.00 each. Patrons MUST have a valid, current transfer station permit.

Permits are NOT be sold at the transfer station. Permits must still be purchased at the municipal offices or through the mail on request.


All resident canines must be vaccinated for rabies and registered with the Town Clerk annually by April 30 or late fees apply.

License fees are payable in person or via mail after speaking with the Town Clerk.

Effingham Firefighters’s Association Scholarship – Deadline May 15, 2015

The EFA offers a $500 Scholarship for post-secondary education to a 2015 graduating senior from Effingham. Kingswood Regional HS students should contact their Guidance Dept. for details. Graduating seniors from other schools are also encouraged to apply and may obtain an application by contacting Deputy Chief William Piekut at piekut (at) or calling the Effingham Fire Station at 539-7956. Applications must be submitted by May 15, 2015.

SCAM ALERTS From The Effingham Police Dept.

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2015 Inventory of Taxable Property

The 2015 Inventory of Taxable Property forms will be mailed to all landowners on March 10, 2015 and must be returned to the Selectmen’s Office on or before April 15th to avoid assessment of a penalty. If for some reason a property owner does not receive an inventory in the mail, at the link below the form can be printed, filled out and returned to the office.

2015 Inventory of Taxable Property Form PA-28

Link to NH Dept. of Revenue Admin.: Statewide Tax Rates for 2014

Check out the Conservation Commission’s new web page with photos, maps and reports!


Awardees from the First Annual Town of Effingham Recognition Reception:

Gwen English, Employee of the Year; Deanna Amaral, Elected Official of the Year; William Piekut, Volunteer of the Year; Kathy Maguire, Special Citizen of the Year

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 link to the left “Docs, Forms & Applications”


If you would like to enroll in the NH Dept. Of Safety Community Notification Program, please 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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