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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.

2016 Old Home Week Brochure is now available throughout Town.  Or, read it here to learn about all the activities happening from August 7 - August 14.  2016 Old Home Week Brochure

Very interesting booklet on the history of our Library, pulled together by Ron Lawler.  You can learn all about its history here:


5 Days of Sandwich Day Camp is now open for registrations
Session I:  July 4 - July 8  (ages 7-10),  9am-3pm
Session II:  July 11 - July 15 (ages 7-10), 9am-3pm
Session III:  July 18-July 22 (ages 10-14), 8am-4pm
Registration Form:  Registration_Form_5_Days-_2016.doc
$40.00 fee is due upon registration.  Please drop off both fee and registration to the Selectmen's Office, Monday - Thursday, 7:30am-5:30pm.  Please contact Cathy at  tos@cyberpine.net if you have any questions, or call 284-7701.

A public hearing was held on Monday, May 16th at 5:00 P.M. to get public input on the proposed changes to the Transfer Station fees.  The Selectmen approved the proposed new fee schedule:  Transfer_Station_Fee_Schedule_June_2016.pdf

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
Please mail or drop off completed forms to: Selectmen’s Office,  PO Box 194,  8 Maple Street,  Center Sandwich, NH 03227

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)

Planning Board Public Hearing

Planning Board

Posted Mon, Jul 18 at 08:25am

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 676:4 & 675:7 that the following application has been submitted to the Sandwich Planning Board and ...read more

Swim and Tennis Registration

Parks and Recreation

Posted Tue, Jun 07 at 02:06pm

Youth swim and tennis lesson schedules are complete. Space is limited. Sign up now. Participant must also have a completed medical release form.read more

Dog Licensing

Town Clerks Office

Posted Thu, Jun 09 at 03:17pm

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

Online Fire Permits are now available

Fire Department

Posted Wed, Apr 13 at 03:36pm

Residents and Property Owners in Sandwich,
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. ...read more

SPD joins P.A.A.R.I

Police Department

Posted Tue, Mar 15 at 04:48pm

The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the Gloucester Police addiction initiative, to aid other police departments to implement similar programs, and to foster a dialogue around the unique opportunity for police departments to take direct action against the disease of drug addiction in their communities.read more

What We Are Facing In Carroll County

Police Department

Posted Mar 14, 2015

What the heroin epedemic is doing to our community.read more

Need to Report Something?

Police Department

Posted Feb 24, 2015

REMINDER: Do not report incidents that are in-progress or need immediate service via facebook or e-mail. To report incidents that are in progress or you are in need of immediate service call 911 or 284-7777.read more


Police Department

Posted Nov 07, 2014

On Oct. 2 the Board of Selectmen ordered ALL boats at Bearcamp POnd Boat Ramp to be removed by November 3, 2014.read more