Public Hearing: Tuesday, August 22 at 5:00 pm

The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing for discussion on increasing transfer station permit fees and adding fees for white goods on Tuesday, August 22 at 5:00 pm at the Municipal Office Building.

A GRAND LEAF OPENING – Sat. August 26th at 2pm

Effingham Conservation Commission invites you to the grand leaf opening of the Pine River Cherubini Preserve, Saturday, August 26 (rain date Sunday, August 27) at 2pm. The Effingham Conservation Commission has purchased this property and is opening to the public.

The ECC will meet at the Pine River Cherubini Preserve sign on Pine River Road, have a leaf cutting, walk the new trail that connects the property to an old logging road and will continue to the River. There, all will enjoy the view and snacks.

Please consider joining the ECC and taking a short walk on the 26th (or 27th) to one of the best views of nature in Effingham.

Winter Road Maintenance RFP

The Effingham Board of Selectmen will be accepting proposals for a 3-Year Contract for Winter Road Maintenance. All proposals should be submitted to: Board of Selectmen, 68 School Street, Effingham NH 03882, in a sealed envelope marked “Winter Road Maintenance” no later than Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Specifications are available during regular business hours. Call the Selectmen’s Office at 539-7770 for further information. The Selectmen have the right to accept or reject any or all proposals in order to best serve the interest of the Town.

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector office will be closed September 6, 7 and 8 for training. 

Effingham Elementary School Earth Day Poster Contest winners!

The Effingham Conservation Commission’s annual Earth Day Poster Content 2017 theme was “The Wonders of Water”. Shown in the photo are the winners with their book prizes, except that K-Louis Haynes is not shown:5-Kayla Armstrong, 4- Miya Cumberland, 1-Lexi Maloney, 3-Samantha Perry, 6-Alexis Walbridge, and 2-Eva Scott.


 Michael Pilkovsky, Elected Official of the Year, Edith Sharp, Special Citizen of the Year, Mark Bussiere, Employee of the Year, Tom Thompson, Volunteer of the Year

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!