8 Maple St,
PO Box 194,
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.
The 2017-2018 Facility Stickers (Beach & Dump) will be ready for sale on Tuesday, January 10. You can stop by the Selectmen's Office to purchase, or use this convenient mail-in application: 2017-2018 Facility Sticker Mail-in Form
Please note: The Selectmen increased the two-year sticker cost to $10.00. Guest passes will remain at $5.00 each.
Check out the new page on this website for the Meadow Brook Ad Hoc Committee. You'll find it under Boards & Committees. In the files and documents section on that page you can find amazing aerial photos of this Town property taken by John Pries's drone. (Meadow Brook property is located on Route 25 in Sandwich and was donated to the Town in 2013).
Very interesting booklet on the history of our Library, pulled together by Ron Lawler. You can learn all about its history here:
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
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:
Chief Douglas F. Wyman, Jr. (Deputy EMD): firstname.lastname@example.org, 284‐7139
Please mail or drop off completed forms to: Selectmen’s Office, PO Box 194, 8 Maple Street, Center Sandwich, NH 03227
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. Also to John Pries. Drone photos of Meadow Brook. Copyright c 2016, All rights reserved.
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