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Physical Address
8 Maple St,
Center Sandwich,
NH 03227

Mailing Address

PO Box 194,

Center Sandwich,

NH 03227


603-284-6819 (FAX)


The Town of Sandwich, New Hampshire, with a population exceeding 1200 is located on the shores of Squam Lake, and nestled between two major tourist regions of the Granite State - The Lakes Region and the White Mountains. It is a classic New England setting with colored forests, winding roads and rolling hills.

A public hearing will be held on Monday, May 16th at 5:00 P.M. to get public input on the proposed changes to the Transfer Station fees.  You can read both the current and proposed fees here: Transfer Station Fees: Current & Proposed

The 2016 Old Home Week planning is already underway.  Please reference the Old Home Week page on this website to learn more about deadlines for the brochure, etc.

The Notch Road is now open at both the Sandwich and Thornton ends.  Be careful on it though, a regular car would most likely have trouble traveling all the way through. 

Fire Permits

For up-to-date information on if brush burning is allowed throughout the State, you can reference the State's website which is listed below.

Permits are required for any outdoor burning.  You may obtain a permit from the Selectmen's Office or contact the Fire Warden or Fire Chief at the Central Fire Station.  As a convenience, Fire Permits for outside burning are now available online for the Town of Sandwich.  The website is www.nhfirepermit.com. Go online and fill in the information required on the permit.  IMPORTANT - make sure you read the explanations for the different types of fires.  There is a $3.00 fee payable by credit card to the State for each permit.  At the end of the transaction, you will be able to print the permit.  This is very important in the event there are any questions, and the Fire Department is called, so print the permit.

Questions?  Contact Fire Warden Jim Mykland at 603.284.6450.

Town Meeting was fairly uneventful this year.  All Warrant Articles were approved, with the exception of one Petitioned Article requested by the Conservation Commission.  You can read more about the budget and Warrant Articles below:

2016 Town Warrant
2015 Town Report

Town of Sandwich Emergency Management Team Announcement:

The Board of Selectmen adopted the Town’s new Emergency Operations Plan on September 21,2015. As part of the plan, and in preparation for an emergency, the Emergency Management Director (EMD), Louis Brunelle, and his team are asking property owners to fill out the “Functional Needs Form” and the “Volunteer Registration Form,” which will assist the Emergency Management Team to ensure the highest level of preparedness and safety in our community.
Forms are available via the link below, or at the Selectmen’s Office. Thank you in advance for taking the time to support this very important project.  Please direct questions to the following:  

LouisBrunelle (EMD):louislgb@gmail.com,986‐6787
Chief Douglas F. Wyman, Jr. (Deputy EMD):  sandwichpd@cyberpine.net, 284‐7139
Pleasemailordropoffcompletedformsto: Selectmen’sOffice POBox194 8MapleStreet CenterSandwich,NH03227

Functional Needs Form


Thank you to one of our local photographers, Allan Dibiase, for the use of his photos on our home page slide show, taken recently, during one of his local hikes. 

Latest News & Announcements(view all)

Dog Licensing

Town Clerks Office

Posted About 2 hours ago

All unlicensed Dogs in Sandwich are now subject to additional feesread more


Town Clerks Office

Posted About 2 hours ago

The 2016 TOP DOG CONTEST WINNERS read more

Memorial Day Program

Selectmen's Office

Posted Yesterday at 09:53am

This Monday, May 30th! Please join us-read more

Transfer Station - Now on Summer Hours!

Transfer Station

Posted Mon, May 16 at 10:16am

Reminder:  The Transfer Station is now on summer hours:
Saturday:  8am-4pm
Sunday:  8am - 4pm
Wednesday:  8am - 4pmread more

Attention Sandwich Voters!

Town Clerks Office

Posted Thu, May 12 at 10:07am

Deadline for Party Changes before September 13th State Primary...read more

Hiring Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Parks and Recreation

Posted Thu, May 12 at 01:17pm

We are still looking to fill some lifeguard positions as well as hire a swim instructor for our youth swim lesson program. Swim instructor applicant can be a lifeguard, or can only be interested in teaching swim lessonsread more

Scenic Road Cut Public Hearing - Planning Board

Planning Board

Posted Mon, May 09 at 04:33pm

PLANNING BOARD TOWN OF SANDWICH 8 MAPLE STREET, PO BOX 194 SANDWICH, NH 03227   Public Hearing Notice   Notice is hereby given in accordance with RSA 231:158, II that a Scenic Road Tree Cut application has been submitted to the Sandwich Planning Board by The Town ...read more

SandwichLot - 2016!

Parks and Recreation

Posted Wed, May 04 at 09:30am

See Parks & Recreation webpage for all the pertinent information!read more