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February 2017

January 2017

Public Budget Hearing

Public budget hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

Posted Mon., Jan. 23, 05:24 PM

December 2016

Webster Memorial Library
January 2017 Book Club

The January book group selection is The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan. The group will meet Jan. 9th at 6. Copies available at the library.

Posted Wed., Dec. 21, 10:14 PM

Town Offices Closures

The Town Offices (Town Clerk and Selectmen's offices) will be closed Thursday, December 22 through Monday, December 26 and will reopen Tuesday, December 27.

Posted Thu., Dec. 22, 09:36 PM

Webster Memorial Library

Webster Memorial Library will be closed December 24, 26, 28, and January 2, 2017.

The library will be open December 31, 2016.

Posted Wed., Dec. 21, 09:40 PM

Friendship Bridge Ribbon Cutting

The Friends of Wentworth Parks and Recreation will be hosting the Friendship Bridge Ribbon Cutting and New Year's Celebration at the meeting house on the common at 11:00 am on December 31, 2016.

Posted Sun., Dec. 11, 12:41 AM

Budget Meeting Workshop

There will be a budget hearing workshop on Tuesday, December 13 at 6 p.m.

Posted Sun., Dec. 11, 12:33 AM

November 2016

November & December 2016 Library News

There will be a special Thanksgiving story time on Monday, November 21 at 10 am.

The next adult book group will meet Monday, December 12 at 6 pm. The book to be discussed is Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. Copies are available at the library.

The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 23rd.

Posted Fri., Nov. 18, 01:38 PM

Thanksgiving 2016 Closures

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closing at 12 pm on Wednesday, November 23 and will be closed Thanksgiving day.

The Selectmen's office will be closed on Wednesday, November 23 and will be closed Thanksgiving day.

The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 23 and Thanksgiving day on Thursday, November 24.

Updated Sun., Nov. 20, 04:32 PM

Posted Fri., Nov. 18, 01:47 PM

Election Day 2016 Reminders

The general election will be held at the Wentworth Elementary School from 8 am to 7 pm on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Please note that you can register to vote on Election Day. Please be sure to have a valid ID and proof of residency.

The Board of Selectmen will hold a brief business meeting at the general election location at 6 pm. This is to sign payroll and vendor checks. There will not be any priviledge of the floor.

Posted Wed., Nov. 02, 10:31 PM

October 2016

October 2016 Library News

The next adult book group will meet Monday, November 14 at 6 pm. The book to be discussed is Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper. Copies are available at the library.

Posted Sun., Oct. 30, 05:20 PM

September 2016

2016 Cyclical Revaluation Results

Results from the revaluation earlier this year have been posted to the Property Tax page.

Posted Mon., Sep. 05, 02:22 PM

Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office Closures

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closed on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, September 13 for the state primary election.
  • Wednesday, September 21 for the annual conference.
  • Tuesday, November 8 for the general election.

Posted Fri., Sep. 09, 11:11 AM

Happy 250th Birthday, Wentworth!

The community is invited to Wentworth's 250th birthday!

When: November 1, 6:00 pm

Where: Wentworth Town Hall

Activities:

  • Proclamation/Charter
  • Music: Songs
  • Memories/Skits/Reflections on the past
  • Poem and Powerpoint/video
  • Trivia Contest winners
  • Benediction
  • Birthday Cake

Posted Mon., Oct. 10, 08:35 PM

Help Wanted: Road Agent

Town of Wentworth is seeking applicants for the following position: Road Agent.

Please submit application letter, resume, copy of current license, and standard town application form by October 10th, 2016. Applications are available at www.wentworth-nh.org on the Town Applications/Forms page.

Posted Wed., Sep. 28, 08:27 PM

Septemberfest Event Schedule

The following is a list of events for Septemberfest on September 24. (The abbreviations ("TC", "ES") are included here and on the event calendar above for easy location reference.)

Town Common (TC)

  • Noon-5:00 - Kids village. Free games and fun for kids, including a bouncy house
  • Noon-1:00 - 2.5K Walk/Run
  • 1:30-3:00 - Chainsaw demo
  • 3:00-4:00 - Tae Kwon Do demo

There will also be food concessions (food, snacks, and sandwiches) staffed by the Wentworth Fire Department and the Wentworth 8th grade class.

Town Hall and Historical Museum,
East Side Road (ES)

  • 1:00-4:00 Classic Cars "Cruise". Park by the Historical Museum.
  • 1:00-2:30 Square Dancing, Town Hall.

Food concessions will be available.

Airstrip located by the old railroad bed north of Kings Lumber Yard in Wentworth

  • 7:00-8:00 Band Concert
  • 8:30- Fireworks

Food concessions will be available.

Posted Sun., Sep. 18, 03:36 PM

August 2016

Election Information

The New Hampshire State Primary is Tuesday, September 13. Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wentworth Elementary School.

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closed on September 13.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8. Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wentworth Elementary School.

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closed on November 8.

Posted Thu., Aug. 11, 06:43 PM

September 2016 Library News

The September adult book group will meet Monday, September 12 at 6 pm. The book to be discussed is The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom. Copies are available at the library.

Posted Tue., Aug. 02, 07:47 PM

Found Parakeet

Animal control picked up a parakeet on Friday, July 15, in the road near Route 25 and Beech Hill Road.

The bird is young and its wings are clipped.

Please contact the Wentworth Police Department at the Grafton Dispatch at 787-2003 if you are the owner of this bird.

Posted Tue., Jul. 19, 07:32 PM

August 5 update: The owner was not located so the parakeet was taken to the Enfield Humane Society.

Posted Fri., Aug. 05, 04:54 PM

August 2016 Library News

The library book sale will be held on the common as part of Market Day, Saturday, August 6. The library will not be open on Market Day.

The next adult book group will meet Monday, August 8th at 6 pm. The book to be discussed is The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender. Copies are available at the library.

The library will be closed Monday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 17th.

Posted Tue., Aug. 02, 07:56 PM

July 2016

Camp Pemigewassett Pirates of Penzance

Camp Pemigewassett presents the Pirates of Penzance
Tuesday, August 9, 7 p.m. at Camp Pemigewasett Opera House.

There is limited access. 50 seats are available.

Please RSVP to camppemi@camppemi.com or 603-764-5833.

Download the flyer for more information.

Camp Pemi Pirates of Penzance Flyer Adobe PDF file icon 252 KB

Posted Sun., Jul. 24, 08:16 PM

Potluck and Awards Night at Baker's River Grange

On July 22 at 6:00 p.m. there will be a potluck supper and awards night at Baker's River Grange, 3988 Route 25, Rumney, NH.

The potluck starts at 6:00 p.m. and the Grange meeting and awards starts at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Ida Hutchins at 786-9728.

Posted Wed., Jul. 06, 06:50 PM

June 2016

Transfer Station Stickers Required July 1

Beginning July 1st, the town is requiring all those using the transfer station to have a transfer station sticker. The stickers can be obtained from the attendant, by providing proof of residency. (Wentworth vehicle registration, utility bill, mail addressed to your address etc.)

Note that the stickers can no longer be obtained from the Town Clerk.

Posted Mon., Jun. 27, 09:43 PM

Webster Memorial Library's New Facebook Page

The library is pleased to announce its new Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WebsterMemorialLibrary.

Posted Thu., Jun. 23, 09:10 PM

June/July 2016 Library News

The next adult book group will meet Monday, July 11th at 6 pm. The book to be discussed is An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine. Copies are available at the library.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! summer reading program will begin Wednesday, July 6th @ 10 am. Other dates are July 13th, 20th, and 27th. Registration required by Monday, June 27th.

Posted Thu., Jun. 23, 08:55 PM

Wentworth 250 Garden Tours

On July 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. there will be garden tours offered throughout town.

If you would like to add your garden contact
Margaret Bickford at 786-2475.

Posted Sun., Jun. 05, 04:59 PM

May 2016

June 2016 Book Club

The June group title is The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson. Copies are available at the library.

The book group will meet on June 13th at 6 p.m. at the library.

Posted Thu., May. 19, 09:56 PM

Help Wanted

The Town is looking for a part-time Town Clerk/Tax Collector Deputy.

Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, June 1.

Details about the position are in the attachment at the bottom of this notice.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector Deputy position Adobe PDF file icon 192 KB

Posted Sun., May. 08, 05:01 PM

Recycling Update

Although the town is no longer accepting any materials for the Zero Sort program, we will continue to accept aluminum cans and bottles with deposit markings on them. All other items that were previously accepted as part of the Zero Sort program will be disposed of in our trash compactor.

This decision does not affect other recyclable materials like scrap metal, light bulbs, used motor oil, etc.

For a complete list of what we currently accept, see the Recycled Materials Accepted document on the Trash/Recycling page.

Revised Wed., May. 25, 01:32 PM
Posted Sun., May. 01, 05:40 PM

April 2016

Library E-mail Change

Webster Memorial Library's e-mail address has changed to effective immediately.

Posted Mon., Apr. 25, 08:51 PM

May 2016 Book Club

The next book group title is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Copies are available at the library.

The book group will meet on May 9th at 6 p.m. at the library.

Posted Mon., Apr. 25, 09:03 PM

Town-wide Reevaluation

The town is in the process of doing the town-wide reevaluation.

Download the file below to read commonly-asked questions and answers about the process.

Town-wide Reevaluation FAQ Adobe PDF file icon 252 KB

Posted Sun., Apr. 24, 01:06 PM

Wentworth 250th Anniversary Celebration

Announcing Market Day

Market Day will be August 6, 2016.

Crafters wanted!

Handmade crafters are wanted for this well-attended event. Call Martha at 764-5256 to reserve your table.

Posted Sun., Apr. 17, 09:03 PM

Conservation Committee

The Town is seeking to fill one open position on the Conservation Committee. This is a great opportunity to do conservation work in your community! For information regarding Conservation Committee works, please go to the NH Association of Conservation Commissions NH Conservation Committee website at: http://www.nhacc.org. Wentworth residents that are interested, please contact the Selectmen’s office.

Posted Sun., Apr. 17, 08:29 PM

Verified as still open Sat., Dec. 11, 2016 05:03 PM

Selectmen's Office Closure

The Selectmen's office will be closed April 28 to May 5.

There will be no Selectmen's Working Meeting on May 3.

Posted Mon., Apr. 18, 09:35 PM

Sen. Ayotte Office Hours

On Wednesday, May 4 from 12 pm a representative from Senator Kelly Ayotte's office will be at the Wentworth Town Offices.

Senator Kelly Ayotte Office Hours Flyer Adobe PDF file icon 326 KB

Posted Mon., Apr. 18, 09:21 PM

Work on the Common

The NH DOT will be starting drainage work on the week of April 11 on Wentworth Village Road between Rt 25 and the closed bridge. There may be minor delays but should be no disruption in service of post office and library.

Week of April 11 the cement cauldrons will be delivered.

Week of April 18 excavation begins. "The village road will drain in two directions. The east side of the village will drain to the new abutments with new manholes by Pages and Corbett's, and the west side will drain to Route 25 will new manholes at the library, the intersection of village and Bridge Street (the old name for the road in front of the library; and a new one by the Post Office" (Davis).

In June: The paving project begins and the old manholes will be free filled with cement and paved over.

Any questions or concerns please contact Cary Wetherbee, NH DOT at 764-5568. Thank you.

Updated Thur., Apr. 14, 09:06 PM
Posted Mon., Apr. 04, 09:03 PM

Property Inventory Forms

Property inventory forms have been mailed out and are due no later than April 15th.

If assistance is needed in filling out the form, please call the office. If a new form is needed please download it at http://revenue.nh.gov/forms/2016/documents/pa-28.pdf

Posted Sat., Apr. 02, 08:25 PM

March 2016

Mud Season

The Town roads have been posted to traffic weighing over 6 tons at the direction of the Road Agent. There are no exceptions.

The restriction has been lifted.

Updated Sun., Apr. 17, 08:15 PM
Posted Wed., Mar. 09, 09:45 PM

2016 Town Meeting Minutes

The 2016 town meeting minutes have been posted to the Town Meeting page.

Posted Wed., Mar. 30, 10:02 PM

2015 Annual Report

Download a copy of the 2015 Annual Report using the link below.

2015_annual_report.pdf Adobe PDF file icon 9.7 MB

Posted Mon., Mar. 07, 08:02 PM

Volunteer Needed

The Town of Wentworth is seeking a volunteer to be the district representative to the Pemi-Baker Solid Waste District.

If interested, contact the Town Clerk at 603-764-5244, the Selectmen's office at 603-764-995, or any Selectman.

Posted Thu., Mar. 19, 07:51 PM

February 2016

Second Budget Hearing

The Selectmen will hold a second budget hearing on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

The public is invited to attend.

Posted Thu., Feb. 04, 09:30 PM

Website Updates

  • The former Town Offices page has been renamed and updated to be the Town Clerk/Tax Collector page.
  • The Tax Payments page has been incorporated into the Town Clerk/Tax Collector page.
  • Information about the Selectmen's Administrative Assistant's duties have been moved to the Selectmen's page.
  • Other general information about the Town Offices (like hours and address) have been moved to the home page for easier reference.

Posted Sun., Feb. 28, 08:47 PM

Online Book Catalog Now Available

The library is pleased to announce that its book catalog is now available online at this link.

Posted Sun., Feb. 28, 08:05 PM

January 2016

Town and School Election Filing Period

Just a reminder that the filing period for town and school positions starts January 20 and ends on Friday, January 29. The Town Clerk's office will be open the 29th from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm for office filings only.

Please see the attachment for a detailed list of positions up for reelection.

List of Open Town and School Positions Adobe PDF file icon 198 KB

Posted Tue., Jan. 26, 08:37 PM

Budget Hearing

There will be a budget hearing on Tuesday, January 26 from 5 to 6 pm followed by a Selectmen's workshop hearing.

Posted Fri., Jan. 22, 08:01 PM

Checklist Meeting

The Supervisors of the Checklist for the Town of Wentworth will be in session Tuesday January 19, 2016 between the hours of 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm at the Wentworth Town Offices. The purpose of the meeting is to make updates and make corrections to the checklist and to register new voters. NO CHANGE IN PARTY REGISTRATIONS CAN BE ACCEPTED, due to the Presidential Election on February 9, 2016.

Posted Mon., Jan. 11, 08:23 PM

Presidential Primary

The Presidential Primary will be held Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Wentworth Elementary School.

Voting hours are 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Posted Sun., Jan. 10, 01:57 PM

Election of Town Officers & Town Meeting

Election of the Town Officers for the Town of Wentworth, will be held at the Wentworth Elementary School, 1247 Mt Moosilauke Hwy, Route 25, Wentworth NH on March 08, 2016. The polls will open at 8 am and close at 7 pm 11 am and close at 7 pm to bring in your votes on Article 1 (the election of Town Officers).

All other articles will be presented, discussed and acted upon on Saturday, March 12, 2015 beginning at 1 pm, to be held at the Wentworth Elementary School.

Updated Wed., Jan. 06, 07:18 PM

Posted Sun., Dec. 13, 09:18 AM

December 2015

Wentworth 250th Anniversary Celebration

In 2016, the Town of Wentworth will celebrate its 250th anniversary and we are pleased to announce monthly events to celebrate.

All events are listed on the Town of Wentworth's event calendar with a in front of it to distinguish it from other events.

Also refer to the Wentworth 250 page for additional details.

Posted Thu., Dec. 31, 10:39 AM

Library Announcements

The library will be closed from December 25th to January 1 and will reopen on January 2.

The next book group title is Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland. Copies are available at the library. The next meeting is January 11 at 6 p.m. (Note that there was not a December discussion group.)

A Mid-State Medical outreach representative will be here Jan. 4th from
3 pm to 5 pm to answer any questions about obtaining health insurance through the Marketplace.

Posted Mon., Dec. 21, 10:05 PM

Administrative Assistant Posting

The Town of Wentworth is currently seeking applications from qualified persons interested in providing clerical support to the Administrative Assistant. This is currently a 5 hour a week position during training. This position, for the right candidate, will develop into a full time Administrative Assistant position of 40 hours per week.

More information about the position is in the attached PDF file.

2015_12_administrative_assistant_position_information.pdf Adobe PDF file icon 139 KB

Posted Sun., Dec. 13, 09:29 AM

November 2015

Village Bridge News

David Scott and Jason Tremblay, from the DOT Bureau of Bridge Design, will be at the next scheduled Selectmen’s meeting on 11/24/15 at 6:15 pm to discuss the Memorandum of Agreement regarding the closed bridge on the Town Common.

Posted Wed., Nov. 18, 09:29 PM

Property Taxes Due

The tax bills will be sent out today or tomorrow, with a due date of December 22. The tax rates are as follows:

  • County: $1.58
  • School: $11.41
  • Town: $5.67
  • State Education: $2.25
  • Total Tax Rate: $20.91.

You may view or pay your tax bill online by going to this site, https://nhtaxkiosk.com/?KIOSKID=WENTWORTH which is also located on www.wentworth-nh.org home page under Property Tax.

Posted Wed., Nov. 18, 09:25 PM

Thanksgiving Closures

The following will be closed during the Thanksgiving holiday:

  • Selectmen's office, closed on Thanksgiving day, November 26.
  • Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office, closing at noon on Wednesday, November 25. Closed on Thanksgiving day, November 26.
  • Webster Memorial Library, closed Wednesday, November 25; will reopen Saturday, November 28.

Posted Thur., Nov. 19, 08:52 PM

Posted Wed., Nov. 18, 09:12 PM

Veterans Day Closures

In observance of Veterans Day the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. We will reopen on Thursday, November 12, 2015.

Note that the Selectmen's office will be open on Veteran's Day and closed on Friday, November 13, 2015.

Updated Wed., Nov. 11, 05:19 PM

Posted Thu., Nov. 05, 08:19 PM

October 2015

Upcoming Library Events

On November 9 and December 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., there will be a representative from Mid-State Health Center at the library to answer any questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act and/or the Marketplace.

Note that the November 2nd date has been rescheduled to November 9.

Posted Wed., Oct. 28, 08:00 PM

November Book Club

The next book group title is A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler. Copies are available at the library.

The book group will meet on November 9th at 6 p.m. at the library.

Posted Sun., Oct. 25, 06:38 PM

Voter Registration

The Supervisors of the Checklist for the Town of Wentworth will be in session Friday, October 30, 2015 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Wentworth Town Offices. The purpose of the meeting is to make update and make corrections to the checklist and to register new voters.

This is also the last time to change Party affiliations before the Presidential Primary in 2016.

Supervisors of the Checklist:
Paula K. Davis
Deborah L. Vlk
Douglas G. Campbell

Posted Fri., Oct. 16, 07:29 PM

Transfer Station Attendant - Part Time

The Town of Wentworth is currently seeking an individual for part-time assistance, available to fill in for our current Transfer Station attendant during absences.

Please see the attached for details about this position and how to apply.

2015-1008_transferstation.pdf
Adobe PDF file icon 128 KB

Posted Thu., Oct. 08, 07:38 PM

Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

The Halloween trick or treat hours will be October 31, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Posted Thu., Oct. 08, 07:45 PM

Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Office Closure

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closed on Wednesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 22 for the annual Tax Collector's Conference.

Posted Thu., Oct. 08, 07:49 PM

Upcoming Library Events

On Wednesday, October 14 at 5 p.m. there will be a community presentation and Q & A about the Affordable Health Care Act and Insurance.

On the first Mondays in November and December, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., there will be a representative from Mid-State Health Center at the library to answer any questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act and/or the Marketplace.

Posted Wed., Oct. 07, 07:39 PM

September 2015

New Construction and Demolition Fee

Starting October 3, 2015 there will be a $2.00 minimum charge for construction and demolition (C & D) disposal per order of the Selectmen.

Posted Mon., Sep. 21, 07:33 PM

Update on the Village Bridge

August 24, 2015 e-mail from David Scott, Project Manager of the Village Bridge project, regarding the current status of the project.

Download the e-mail
Adobe PDF file icon 443 KB

Posted Sun., Sep. 06, 09:31 AM

Senator Forrester and
Representative Brown Update

Tuesday, October 6 from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm., Senator Forrester and Representative Duane Brown will be at the Wentworth Town Hall at 10 East Side Road to update residents on current statehouse activities and answer any questions. (Note the time change from the previous notice.)

Apple crisp and ice cream will be provided.

Updated Thurs., Sep. 24, 07:27 PM
Posted Sun., Sep. 06, 09:45 AM

Senator Forrester to Attend Selectmen's Meeting

Senator Forrester will attend the Selectmen's meeting on October 13 to meet with the board for a general discussion.

Posted Sun., Sep. 06, 09:58 AM

October Book Club

The next book group title is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Copies are available at the library.

The discussion date is October 19th at 6 p.m.

Updated Sun., Sep. 29, 06:09 PM
Posted Sun., Sep. 27, 10:25 AM

Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office Closure

Due to training, the Town Clerk/Tax Collector office will be closed on September 9 and 10.

Posted Tue., Sep. 01, 09:45 PM

August 2015

2015 Hazardous Waste Collection

There are two upcoming opportunities to recycle hazardous waste:

  • Sunday, August 23, 2015 in Littleton, NH
  • Saturday, September 26, 2015 in Plymouth

Information about these events is listed in these flyers:

Posted Mon., Aug. 17, 08:08 PM

September Book Club

The next book for the book group is Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed. Copies are available at the library. The discussion date is September 14th at 6 p.m.

Posted Mon., Aug. 17, 07:54 PM

Selectmen's Office Closure

Selectmen’s office will be closed the week of August 20-27 and there will be no Selectmen’s Meeting August 25.

Updated Thu. Aug. 20, 06:09 PM
Posted Thu., Aug. 06, 07:41 PM

Selectmen's September 15 Meeting

At the Selectmen's meeting on September 15th the Selectmen will hold a public hearing at 6:10 pm regarding the Petition for the Town to lay out the first 300 feet Mica Mine road as a town highway.

The public is invited to attend.

Updated Mon., Aug. 10, 08:08 PM
Posted Thu., Aug. 06, 07:39 PM

July 2015

Affordable Health Care Questions?

On two Mondays in August, the 10th and 24th, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., there will be an outreach/enrollment coordinator from Mid-State Health Center at the library to answer any questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act and/or the Marketplace.

Posted Sun., Jul. 26, 09:00 AM

August Book Club

The next book for the book group is Songs of Willow Frost by Jaime Frost. Copies are available at the library. The discussion date is August 10th at 6 p.m.

Posted Sat., Jul. 18, 08:37 PM

Library Schedule Updates

  • August 1 (Market Day):
    The library book sale will be on the common during Market Day.
  • August 1 to August 5:
    The library will be closed and will reopen August 8.

Posted Sun., Jul. 26, 08:56 AM

Transfer Station Closed

The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, July 25.

Posted Sat., Jul. 18, 08:24 PM

Beech Hill Reconstruction Project

The Town will begin the reconstruction project of Beech Hill. It is anticipated that tree/brush roadside trimming will begin July 16-17 from the upper portion of Beech Hill to the Warren town line. The road will be closed to traffic during day hours of approximately 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The subcontractor, D.A. White, is scheduled to begin work on the project beginning July 21 through July 31. The road will be closed for daytime travel during this period as well.

Thank you for your patience during this project.

Posted Wed., Jul. 08, 08:59 PM

June 2015

Funding for the Goffe's Mill Bridge

The Friends of the Wentworth Parks and Recreation have set up a page on GoFundMe to raise funds for the restoration of the Goffe's Mill Bridge. The link is: http://www.gofundme.com/sponsorabridge.

Thanks to everyone for your continued support!

Disclaimer: "[The Friends] are privately funded non-profit registered with the State of New Hampshire Charitable Trust Unit" (Friends website). This fundraiser is for a private organization and is not a part of the town of Wentworth's municipality.

Posted Thu., Jun. 18, 07:50 PM

Town E-mail Address Change

Starting July 15, 2015, the Administrative Assistant's e-mail address will change to .

Posted Thu., Jun. 18, 08:09 PM

Volunteers Needed

The Town is seeking volunteers to assist in the repainting of the town common bandstand. Paul Ducharme has generously offered to assist with this undertaking, but will need some help. All materials will be supplied, if interested please contact Paul at 986-2604.

Posted Fri., Jun. 12, 02:56 PM

Project 250 Logo Contest

Project 250 is hosting a logo contest for the Town of Wentworth anniversary celebration. Got an idea? The favorite will be chosen at the 250th booth by popular vote on Market Day 2015 and will be featured on posters, our website, Facebook, and marketing material for the celebration throughout 2016! Submissions are due July 31, 2015.

Submit electronically to Jen@FriendsofWentworth.org or drop a paper copy (on white 8.5"x11") at the Town Offices with your name and number on the back.

Posted Fri., Jun. 12, 03:14 PM

Library Announcements

The next book for the book group is State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. Copies are available at the library. The discussion date is July 13th at 6 p.m.

It’s also time to announce registration for the Summer Reading Program for grades K to 3—this year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story”. It will be held on the following Wednesday mornings in July, at 10 am: July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Registration deadline is June 24th.

Posted Thu., Jun. 18, 08:00 PM

Chief Kay Resigns

Chief Kevin Kay, of our Police Department, will be resigning effective July 1, 2015. Please join the Selectboard on Tuesday, June 30, at 6 p.m. (Selectmen’s meeting room) to thank Kevin for his work, dedication, and service to the Town of Wentworth as we say good bye to him.

Posted Tue., Jun. 23, 08:33 PM

Town Clerk and Tax Collector's Office

On Tuesday, June 2, the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be open from 9 to 2 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. instead of the normal 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Updated Wed., May. 27, 07:12 PM

Posted Mon., May. 18, 07:49 PM

May 2015

Historical Society Museum

The Historical Society Museum is open every Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm from the Saturday before Memorial Day to the Saturday before Labor Day.

In preparation for the upcoming 250th anniversary of Wentworth we are sprucing up the inside and outside of the museum. Stop in this summer!

Posted Wed., May. 27, 07:24 PM

Library Story Hour

Webster Memorial Library's Story Hour is on haitus until the fall.

Posted Mon., May. 25, 10:01 AM

Market Day Announcement

Market Day has been an ongoing event held the first Saturday in August for 39 years. This is the Historical Society's only fund raiser.

Wentworth Parks and Recreation is bringing the DUCK RACE back this year! The Fire Department will be bringing you games and food.

Join us in the town common, 9:00 - 4:00 for: live music, prizes, face painting, spinning, games, crafts, great food, and much more.

Vendors wanted! Reserve a table by calling Martha at 764-5256 or .

Posted Mon., May. 25, 09:46 AM

Book Club Selection

The book for the June 8th book group is The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman.

Copies are available at the library. (Note that no one has to purchase the book; copies are available at the library through inter-library loan.)

The book club meets the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m.; see the Event Calendar for details.

Posted Thu., May. 14, 08:39 PM

April 2015

Post Office Hours Changing

The Wentworth Post Office hours are changing effective May 16.

The new hours are: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Saturday will remain the same, 7:15 to noon.

Posted Mon., Apr. 20, 07:05 PM

Market Day Duck Races

The Friends of Wentworth Parks and Recreation is bringing back the Market Day Duck Races and is asking for support from local businesses or individuals to supply gift cards, products, and other merchandise to award the winners of the race.

Any size donation is greatly appreciated.

Contact Jen Meade at 603-764-9894, via e-mail at jen@friendsofwentworth.org, or via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FriendsoftheWentworthParksandRecreation more information.

Posted Sat., Apr. 18, 08:44 PM

Park Clean Up and Assessment Day

Sunday, May 3, 2015, Riverside Park, 9:30 a.m. (weather permitting)

Bring a rake, trash bag, broom, clippers or other yard tools for a clean up session at Riverside and Hamilton Field.

Winter storm damage will be assessed to develop a thorough plan of action if needed.

Contact Jen Meade at 603-764-9894, via e-mail at jen@friendsofwentworth.org, or via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FriendsoftheWentworthParksandRecreation more information.

Posted Sat., Apr. 18, 08:44 PM

Book Club Selection

The current book club selection is Still Alice by Lisa Genova.

Copies are available at the library. (Note that no one has to purchase the book; copies are available at the library through inter-library loan.)

The book club meets the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m.; see the Event Calendar for details.

Posted Wed., Apr. 22, 07:13 PM

March 2015

Road Weight Limits

All town roads with the exception of Buffalo Road are closed to traffic over 6 tons, at the direction of the Road Agent and Selectmen.

Posted Thu., Mar. 12, 07:20 PM

Library Updates

Digital periodical downloads can now be borrowed from NH Downloadable Books in addition to the already available e-books and audiobooks. A valid library card is necessary.

Patrons can now access two genealogy databases, HeritageQuestOnline and Ancestry. Ancestry must be accessed in-library only.

If you have questions, please stop in at the library or call 764-5818.

Updated Mon., Apr. 06, 08:25 PM
Posted Sun., Mar. 29, 06:35 PM

Legion Speedway 2015 Race Track Schedule

The Legion Speedway has posted their 2015 schedule. A copy of the schedule is posted below.

Download the speedway schedule Adobe PDF file icon 437 KB

Posted Thu., Mar. 19, 08:07 PM

Special Selectmen's Meeting

There will be a Selectmen’s Meeting held March 28, 2015, 3:00 pm at the Old Town Hall to discuss the Town Village Bridge and the future of the Village and Eastside Roads.

All are invited to attend.

Posted Thu., Mar. 19, 08:04 PM

Selectmen's meeting cancelled will be held

The Selectmen's meeting for March 24 is cancelled.

The Selectmen's meeting for March 24 will be held at the usual time.

Posted Mon., Mar. 23, 08:44 PM

Posted Thu., Mar. 19, 07:57 PM

February 2015

Selectmen's Office Updates

February 19 to March 6 - Selectmen's Office will be closed.

February 24 - No Selectmen's meeting Selectmen's meeting at 6 p.m. (usual time)

March 3 - Selectmen's meeting at 6 p.m. (usual time)

Updated Wed., Feb. 18, 10:16 PM
Posted Tue., Feb. 17, 07:03 PM

Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting

The Supervisors of the Checklist will meet Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Wentworth Town Offices. The purpose of the meeting is register new voters and to update and make corrections to the Checklist. This will be the last time to register to vote before the Wentworth School District Meeting.

Supervisors of the Checklist

  • Paula K. Davis
  • Deborah L. Vlk
  • Douglas G. Campbell

Posted Sun., Feb. 15, 11:29 PM

January 2015

Town Meeting Information

  • January 21 - January 30, 2015 - Filing period for town and school offices
    • On January 21 - 29 registration is available at the Wentworth Town Offices during regular office hours.
    • On January 30, registration is available at the Wentworth Town Offices between 3 pm and 5 pm.
  • February 28, 2015
    • Supervisors of the Checklist meeting
    • 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Wentworth Town Offices
    • Residents are encouraged to register to vote or make corrections to the checklist. This will be the last time to register to vote before the Wentworth School District meeting.
  • March 10, 2015 - Town Meeting Day Town and school election
    • Polls open 8 a.m.11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Town Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Download the list of open positions Adobe PDF file icon 92 KB

Download a copy of the school and town sample ballot Adobe PDF file icon 1.1 MB

Download a copy of the town warrant articles Adobe PDF file icon 88 KB

Download the election results Adobe PDF file icon 905 KB

Updated Thur., Mar. 19, 07:18 PM
Updated Tue., Feb. 17, 07:18 PM
Posted Sat., Jan. 10, 07:55 PM

Selectmen's Budget Hearing

The Selectmen’s Budget Hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 3 at 5 pm, followed by the regularly scheduled Selectmen’s meeting at 6 pm.

Posted Tue., Jan. 27, 06:25 PM

Emergency Operations Meeting

The next Emergency Operations meeting is Wednesday, January 21 at 6 pm at the Town Offices.

Posted Tue., Jan. 20, 07:11 PM

Steering Committee Meeting

There will be a Steering Committee meeting on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 12 noon at the Wentworth Town Office in the Selectmen's meeting room.

All are invited.

Posted Thu., Jan. 08, 09:45 PM

Steering Committee Meeting

There will be a Steering Committee meeting on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 12 noon at the Meade's residence.

The public is invited.

Posted Wed., Dec. 31, 05:57 PM

December 2014

Overnight Parking

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on either side of any street or Municipal Parking lot in the Town of Wentworth between the hours of 12:00 Midnight and 6:00 AM, between November 1 and May 1 of any year.

Posted Mon., Dec. 01, 09:28 PM

Reminder About Snow Removal

No person shall park any vehicle on a public way or sidewalk within the Town of Wentworth in such a way as to hinder the removal of snow from the streets of Wentworth by the Town of Wentworth or the State of New Hampshire.

Posted Mon., Dec. 01, 08:28 PM

Holiday Hours

Selectmen's Office

  • December 24: open regular hours (9 am to 1 pm)
  • December 25: closed
  • December 31: open regular hours (9 am to 1 pm)
  • January 1: closed

Town Clerk/Tax Collector

  • December 24: open regular hours (9 am to 2 pm)
  • December 25: closed
  • December 31: open regular hours (9 am to 2 pm)
  • January 1: closed

Webster Memorial Library

  • December 24: Closed
  • December 29 - January 3: Closed
  • Reopen: January 5

Posted Wed., Dec. 17, 05:35 PM

FEMA Conditional Approval

FEMA has conditionally approved our Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan is scheduled to be reviewed, adopted, and signed by the Board at their next Business meeting of December 23.

The preliminary Hazard Mitigation Plan is attached.

Download the plan
Adobe PDF file icon 8.0 MB

Note that since the file is 8 megabytes size, you may need to right-click on the file and select "Save As..." (or your browser's equivalent) and save it to your computer.

Updated Wed., Dec. 17, 05:37 PM
Posted Tue., Dec. 16, 07:49 PM

Upcoming Town Village Common Bridge Meetings

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Village Bridge Steering Committee will hold a meeting on Sunday, December 7th at 11:30 am at the Old Town Hall.

The Committee intends to solicit polls of opinion from the members. The intent of the meeting will be to discuss the emails and notices received from the NHDOT regarding the bridge and the upcoming meeting which has been scheduled by NHDOT.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The NHDOT has scheduled to meet with the Board of Selectmen, and any other interested parties on Wednesday, December 10th, at 7 pm at the Old Town Hall.

The DOT plans to explain the need for the project (public safety concerns), the status of efforts to date, and the anticipated schedule for a project.

Recent Correspondence

November 24, 2014 questionnaire from Christine Perron, Senior Environmental Manager, NHDOT to the Wentworth Selectmen regarding the potential impact of the project on "environmental, social, economic, or cultural resources" (questionnaire).

Download the e-mail
Adobe PDF file icon 1.3 MB

November 24, 2014 e-mail from Mark Richardson, NHDOT, to the Wentworth Selectmen about the status of the bridge efforts and to address public safety concerns.

Download the e-mail
Adobe PDF file icon 85 KB

Village Bridge Page

For information about the Village Bridge and the Village Bridge Steering Committee please visit the Village Bridge page.

Updated Thur., Dec 04, 08:55 PM

Posted Mon., Dec. 01, 08:40 PM

Christmas Story Time & Ornament Making

Saturday, December 13th at 1 p.m. children and parents are invited to visit the library for a special Christmas story time and Christmas ornament making event.

Posted Mon., Dec. 01, 08:28 PM

November 2014

Second Tax Payment Due

The second tax bills have been mailed out and are due December 10th.

Posted Sat., Nov. 15, 06:39 PM

Types of Selectmen's Meetings

Business Meeting
Held every other Tuesday, this type of meeting covers things like: guest speakers, payroll, privilege of the floor, residents who wish to speak to the Board about a specific topic, and signing documents.
Working Meeting
Held every other Tuesday, the purpose of this meeting is to work on things like: budget meetings, policy review, or another task that does not take public input. If no working meeting is needed, there may not be a meeting that Tuesday. The announcement of this meeting will be made at the prior business meeting.

Posted Mon., Nov. 10, 06:48 PM

Wentworth Town-Owned Properties For Sale

The Town of Wentworth is offering the following properties for sale:

  • M/L 01-01-06, Cape Moonshine Road, .970 acres
  • M/L 10-05-03, Rowentown Road, 5.25 acres
  • M/L 10-05-06, Rowentown Road, 5.25 acres

Download the flyer for additional information.

Sealed bids must be received by the Town no later than Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Wentworth Town-Owned Properties For Sale Adobe PDF file icon 67 KB

Posted Thu., Nov. 06, 07:30 PM

Upcoming Library Closure

The library will be closed Wednesday, November 26.

Posted Tue., Nov. 18, 04:43 PM

November 10th Selectmen's Meeting Rescheduled

The Selectmen's meeting scheduled for November 10 at 6 pm has been rescheduled for 3 p.m.

Posted Thu., Nov. 06, 07:40 PM

Transfer Station Closed November 12

The Transfer Station will be closed Wednesday, November 12.

Posted Thu., Nov. 06, 05:35 AM

October 2014

Wentworth Common Bridge

Read the new e-mail from Mark Richardson, NHDOT, about the status of the Wentworth Common Bridge.

Download the e-mail
Adobe PDF file icon 104 KB

Posted Thu., Oct. 30, 08:13 PM

New Telescope at the Library

The library now has a telescope that patrons can borrow. The telescope can be borrowed for up to one week.

Posted Thu., Oct. 30, 06:56 PM

Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

The Halloween Trick or Treat hours will be October 31, 2014 from
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Posted Wed., Oct. 22, 07:11 PM

Wentworth Common Bridge

Here is the 2014 NHDOT Condition and Rating report on the Wentworth Common Bridge

A copy has been posted to the Ongoing Town Projects page.

Download the report
Adobe PDF file icon 64 MB

Posted Fri., Oct. 17, 08:18 PM

Senator Forrester and Duane Brown
Meet and Greets

Tuesday, October 21, 6-7 pm, Senator Jeanie Forrester and Duane Brown will hold a meet and greet at the town hall.

Saturday, October 25, 12-3pm, Senator Jeanie Forrester and Duane Brown will hold a meet and greet at the transfer station.

Posted Thu., Oct. 02, 06:40 PM

Ayotte Staff to Hold Office Hours
in Grafton County

A member of Kelly Ayotte's staff will hold office hours on Wednesday, October 8th in Rumney, Warren, Wentworth, and Orford to assist New Hampshire citizens with official business.

Residents who are interested in meeting with a member of the Senator’s staff should stop by the following town offices during the times listed below or call Michael Scala at (603) 752-7702 to schedule an appointment.

Locations and times for
Wednesday, October 8

  • Rumney Town Office, 79 Depot Street, 9:00 - 10:00 AM
  • Warren Town Office, 8 Water Street, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Wentworth Town Office, 7 Atwell Hill Road, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Orford Town Office, 2529 NH Route 25A, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Posted Wed., Oct. 01, 07:21 PM

Request for Bids - Old Post Office/Doll House

The Town of Wentworth is now accepting quotes on repairs to the old Post Office/Doll House.

The repairs up for bid are listed in the attachment.

All quotes must be received no later than 4 pm on October 14, 2014. Quotes can be mailed or hand delivered to the Selectmen’s office at: Town of Wentworth, Selectmen’s Office, 7 Atwell Hill Rd, PO Box 2, Wentworth NH 03282. The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to approve or reject any or all Bids.

Download information about the projectAdobe PDF file icon 252 KB

Posted Thu., Oct. 02, 06:45 PM

Columbus Day at the Library

The Webster Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, October 13 for Columbus Day.

The adult book group will meet in the evening at 6 p.m. as scheduled.

Posted Tue., Oct. 07, 06:23 PM

September 2014

New Selectmen's Office Hours

Starting September 22, 2014, the Selectmen’s office hours will change on Tuesday to 1 pm – 5 pm. (was 9 am – 1 pm)

Posted Mon., Sep. 15, 04:41 PM

Public Computer
Now Available

The Town Offices now offer a computer for public use available in the lobby for viewing assessing information and the Town website.

Note that there is not a printer connected to this computer. There will be one in the future.

Updated Mon., Sep. 15, 04:36 PM
Posted Sat., Sep. 13, 06:01 PM

Notice of Sale of Town Owned Property

Selectmen will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of the following Town-owned property located at:

Rowentown Road
M/L 10-05-06
5.25 ac

315 Rowentown Road
M/L 10-05-03
5.25 ac

Buyer to pay all associated costs related to transfer and obtaining clear title.

Sealed bids must be received by the Selectmen’s office at 7 Atwell Hill Road, Wentworth, NH 03282 in person during regular business hours or mailed to P.O. Box 2, Wentworth, NH 03282 no later than 6:00 p.m., September 30, 2014. Envelopes MUST have the map/lot number on the outside of the envelope, one bid per envelope. Bids to be opened Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:15 p.m., during the Selectmen's Meeting.

Posted Tue., Sep. 09, 04:58 PM

August 2014

Library Update and Closures

The Webster Memorial Library will be closed on the following dates:

  • Monday, September 1st for Labor Day
  • Wednesday, September 3rd for the installation of a water/moisture barrier system

The library will reopen Saturday, September 6th.

Also, the adult book group meeting day has changed to the second Monday at 6 p.m.

Posted Fri., Aug. 22, 08:51 PM

July 2014

Library Update and Closures

The Webster Memorial Library will be closed on the following dates:

  • Saturday, August 2, 2014
  • Monday, August 4, 2014
  • Wednesday, August 6, 2014

And will reopen Monday, August 11, 2014 at 1 p.m.

Also, starting Monday, August 11, the Monday hours will change to 1-6. The rest of the schedule remains the same.

Posted Tue., Jul. 29, 07:04 PM

Warren & Wentworth Libraries
2014 Garden Tour

This tour benefits the Warren and Wentworth Libraries.

Enjoy a leisurely, self-guided tour of some of the most unique and delightful gardens in Warren and Wentworth.

Tickets are $5 per person/$10 on the tour date.

Maps are available at either library on the day of the tour.

Tickets are available at:

  • Joseph Patch Library in Warren,
  • Webster Memorial Library in Wentworth,
  • Small Farm/Antique Stand on Route 25 in Wentworth,
  • The Burning Bush on Route 25 in Warren and
  • Rand's Hardware on 71 Main Street, Plymouth.

For more information call the Joseph Patch Library at 764-9072 or the Webster Memorial Library at 764-5818.

Download the flyer 2014 Garden Tour Brochure Adobe PDF file icon 660 KB

Posted Sun., Jul. 06, 07:34 PM

June 2014

Volunteers Needed

The Town is seeking volunteers to assist in the repainting of the Town Common Bandstand. Paul Ducharme has generously offered to assist with this undertaking, but will need some help. All materials will be supplied, if interested please contact Paul at 986-2604.

Posted Sun., Jun. 01, 08:23 PM

National Grid Herbacide Spraying Notice

National Grid will be spraying herbacides on rights-of-way starting June 16, 2014 through October 15.

The map showing the area and associated literature is available at the Town Offices.

Notification coupons are also available at the Town Office

Posted Sun., Jun. 01, 08:28 PM

Legion Speedway 2014 Race Track Schedule

The Legion Speedway has posted their 2014 schedule. A copy of the schedule is posted below.

Racing starts at 3 pm.

2014 Legion Speedway schedule Adobe PDF file icon 192 KB

http://www.legionspeedway.com

Posted Sat., Jun. 28, 08:15 PM

Wentworth
Market Day 2014

Market Day has been an ongoing event held the first Saturday in August for 38 years.

Join us Saturday, August 2, on the town common, 9:00 - 4:00 for: live music, prizes, face painting, spinning, games, crafts, great food, and much more.

Want to rent a table to sell your goods? Contact Martha at 764-5256 or via e-mail morrillm at gmail.com or Ellie at 764-9352 or via e-mail elmurray at roadrunner.com

Posted Sat., Jun. 28, 07:45 PM

Help Wanted

Town of Wentworth is accepting applications for the position of:

TRANSFER STATION ATTENDANT

DAYS/HOURS:
Wednesday 3 - 6 pm,
Saturday & Sunday 9 - 3 pm

Applications can be obtained at the town offices or on the town website (http://www.wentworth-nh.org/htm/forms.html)

Posted Wed., Jun. 25, 07:13 PM

Selectmen's Office Closure and Meeting Notice

The Selectmen's office will be closed July 1-3, 2014.

There will not be a Selectmen's meeting on July 1.

Posted Mon., Jun. 16, 04:13 PM

Town-Owned
Property For Sale

Property locations/acreage:

  • 86 Buffalo Road (.89 ac.) -- now accepting bids
  • 119 Frescoln Road (5.1 ac. ) -- now accepting bids
  • Rowentown Road (5 ac)

For more information please contact:

Selectmen's Office
Town Offices
7 Atwell Hill
Wentworth, NH 03282

603-764-9955

Updated Sun., Jun. 1, 9:06 PM
Updated Sun., May 25, 7:24 PM
Updated Wed., Oct. 14, 2:24 PM
Posted Sat., Mar. 02, 08:27 AM

Notice of Sale of Town Owned Property

Selectmen will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of a Town owned Property located at:

86 Buffalo Road
M/L 08-11-25
.89 ac

Sealed bids must be received by the Selectmen’s office no later than 6:00 pm, June 17, 2014. Bids to be opened June 17, 2014 at 6:15 pm.

Download the notice
Adobe PDF file icon 140 KB

Posted Sun., Jun. 01, 08:58 PM

May 2014

Residential Use of the Wentworth Transfer Station

Effective May 13, 2014, residents may not pick through, sort, or remove any items from the following areas:

  • Metal collection container
  • C & D container
  • Electronics, tire disposal area

The only area residents may sort through and remove items is the swap table.

In addition, the Transfer Station attendant is the only one who shall operate the trash compactor.

Download the notice
Adobe PDF file icon 183 KB

Posted Sun., May. 25, 07:47 PM

Notice of Sale of Town Owned Property

Selectmen will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of a Town owned Property located at:

119 Frescoln Road
M/L 10-01-11
5.1 ac
(so called Butternut Lodge)

Sealed bids must be received by the Selectmen’s office no later than 6:00 pm, June 10, 2014. Bids to be opened June 10, 2014 at 6:15 pm.

Download the notice
Adobe PDF file icon 132 KB

Posted Sun., May. 25, 07:37 PM

Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting

The Supervisors of the Checklist will meet Tuesday June 3, 2014 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Wentworth Town Offices. The purpose is to update and make corrections to the Checklist. This is the last day to change party affiliation before the State Primary.

Paula Davis
Deborah Vlk
Douglas Campbell

Posted Sun., May. 25, 06:01 PM

Road Weight Limits

The road weight limit has been lifted.

Posted Sun., May. 25, 06:22 PM

April 2014

Road Weight Limits

The current road limit in Wentworth is 6 tons.

Posted Thu., Apr. 10, 09:34 PM

Historical Society Meeting

The Wentworth Historical Society will have its first meeting on April 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Historical Museum across from the Town Hall.

Posted Thu., Apr. 10, 09:25 PM

Library Updates

The library hours will be changing as of April 7th to the following:

  • Monday 1-7
  • Wednesday 11-5
  • Saturday—9-12 (no change)

The adult book group will change to a different night, the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 pm starting April 15.

Updated Tue., Apr. 8, 04:04 AM

Posted Tue., Apr. 01, 02:36 AM

New Tax Maps Page

Digital copies of the town maps are now available on the new
Tax Maps page.

Posted Sun., Apr. 27, 03:46 PM

March 2014

Wentworth Common Bridge

NHDOT and Wentworth Selectmen February 21, 2014 meeting minutes.

Download the minutes
Adobe PDF file icon 33 KB

E-mail regarding the Wentworth Common Bridge from Mark Richardson, Administrator, Bridge Design Bureau, NH Department of Transportation.

Download a copy of the e-mail
Adobe PDF file icon 103 KB

Updated March 2014

Posted Tue., Dec. 17, 07:24 PM

Property Inventory Forms

Property inventory forms will be mailed out soon and are due no later than April 15th.

These can be downloaded from the New Hampshire Department of Revenue's website at http://www.revenue.nh.gov/
munc_prop/forms/
documents/pa-28.pdf

Posted Thu., Mar. 13, 08:54 PM

Road Weight Limits

The road weight limits will be posted very soon for mud season.

Posted Sun., Mar. 09, 05:58 PM

Transfer Station Still Open Wednesdays

The Selectboard closed the Transfer Station on Wednesday, March 12 due to weather. The Transfer Station will continue to be open Wednesdays from 3:00 - 6:00 pm.

Posted Fri., Mar. 14, 09:20 AM

Reminder about Salt and Sand

The Selectboard recently discussed residents use of sand and salt from the town garage.

Residents are allowed to use a bucket or two of sand.

Residents are not allowed to take salt out of the salt shed.

Posted Sun., Mar. 09, 05:58 PM

Transfer Station Summer Hours

The Transfer Station is now on the following summer hours:

  • Wednesday: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Posted Tue., Mar. 04, 08:39 PM

Annual School District Meeting

The annual school district meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 3 pm

Posted Tue., Mar. 04, 08:51 PM

Town Meeting Day Closures

The Selectmen's Office and Town Clerk/Tax Collector's offices will be closed on Town Meeting Day, March 11, 2013.

Posted Tue., Mar. 04, 08:37 PM

February 2014

2014 Town Meeting Documents Posted

The following 2014 Town Meeting documents have been posted:

2013 Annual Report Adobe PDF file icon7.7 MB

2013 Annual Report, page 23 amended Adobe PDF file icon17 KB

2014 Warrant Articles Adobe PDF file icon1.25 MB

2013 MS-6 Budget of the Town Report Adobe PDF file icon2.1 MB

The reports will be available for residents to pick up at the Town Offices on Monday, March 3rd.   

Posted Fri., Feb. 28, 08:23 PM

Selectmen's Budget Hearing

The Selectmen will hold the public budget hearing on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 starting at 5:30 pm, at the Wentworth Town Offices in the meeting room. The Selectmen's meeting will follow.

Posted Thu., Feb. 06, 03:41 PM

2014 Dog Licenses

2014 dog licenses are now available at the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office.

Posted Thu., Feb. 06, 03:18 PM

Selectmen's Budget Hearing

The Selectmen will hold the public budget hearing on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 5-6 pm, at the Wentworth Town Offices in the meeting room.

Posted Sun., Feb. 02, 09:24 AM

January 2014

Rescheduled School Board Meeting

The Wentworth School Board meeting scheduled for January 13, 2014 at 5 p.m. has been rescheduled for Monday, January 20, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Posted Mon., Jan. 13, 05:40 PM

Upcoming Election Dates

  • January 21, 2014 - Special State Primary Election Wentworth Town Offices
    Polls open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Jan. 22 - Jan. 30, 2014 - Filing period for town and school offices, Wentworth Town Offices during regular office hours
    2014 Election Notice (list of open offices) Adobe PDF file icon125 KB

  • January 31, 2014 - Filing period for town and school offices, Wentworth Town Offices, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • March 11, 2014 - Town Meeting Day
    Town and school election
    Wentworth Elementary School
    Polls open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Town Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Posted Wed., Jan. 15, 08:07 PM

December 2013

Wentworth Common Bridge

E-mail regarding the Wentworth Common Bridge from Mark Richardson, Administrator, Bridge Design Bureau, NH Department of Transportation.

Download a copy of the e-mail
Adobe PDF file icon 103 KB

Posted Tue., Dec. 17, 07:24 PM

Holiday Closures and Schedule Changes

Here is a list of the following holiday and schedule changes:

Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Office:

  • Dec. 24, open 9 am to 3 pm
  • Dec. 25, closed
  • Dec. 26, open 9 am to 2 pm
  • Dec. 31, open 9 am to 3 pm
  • Jan. 1, closed
  • Jan. 2, open 9 am to 2 pm

Selectmen's Meeting:

  • The meeting normally scheduled for December 24 has been rescheduled for Monday, December 23 at 6 p.m.

Selectmen's Office

  • Dec. 24, open regular hours, no Selectmen's meeting
  • Dec. 25, closed
  • Dec. 31, open regular hours, no Selectmen's meeting
  • Jan. 1, closed

Webster Memorial Library

  • Dec. 16th, adult book club cancelled; will resume in January
  • Dec. 23rd, 28th, closed
  • Dec. 23rd, Library Trustees meeting cancelled
  • Dec. 25th, Story Hour cancelled
  • Dec. 30th, open
  • Jan. 1st - Jan 3rd, closed
  • Jan. 1st, Story Hour cancelled
  • Jan 4th, open

 

Updated Wed., Dec. 11, 07:26 PM

Posted Sat., Dec. 07, 06:07 PM

Budget Meeting Workshops

Budget meeting workshops have been scheduled for Saturday, December 14, 2013 starting at 9 am:

  • 9:00 – 10:00 am Selectmen’s Budget/Transfer Station
  • 10:00 – 11:00 am Highway Department
  • 11:00 – 11:30 am Town Clerk/Tax Collector
  • 11:30 – 12:00 pm Trustee/Conservation
  • 12:30 – 1:00 pm Fire Department
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm Police Department
  • Library TBD

Posted Sat., Dec. 07, 07:07 PM

October 2013

Reminder About Snow Removal

No person shall park any vehicle on a public way or sidewalk within the Town of Wentworth in such a way as to hinder the removal of snow from the streets of Wentworth by the Town of Wentworth or the State of New Hampshire.

Posted Mon., Oct. 14, 02:58 PM

Overnight Parking

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on either side of any street or Municipal Parking lot in the Town of Wentworth between the hours of 12:00 Midnight and 6:00 AM, between November 1 and May 1 of any year.

Posted Mon., Oct. 14, 02:58 PM

Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

The Halloween Trick or Treat hours will be October 31, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Posted Mon., Oct. 14, 03:14 PM

Transfer Station Winter Hours
Coming Soon

Reminder that the Transfer Station will change to the following winter hours starting November 1:

  • Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Posted Mon., Oct. 14, 02:17 PM

Volunteers Needed

The Town is seeking volunteers to assist in the repainting of the Town Common Bandstand. Paul Ducharme has generously offered to assist with this undertaking, but will need some help. All materials will be supplied, if interested please contact Paul at 986-2604.

Posted Mon., Oct. 07, 04:25 PM

Selectmens
Working Meeting

Wed., October 16, 4:30 pm

Selectmen's Working Meeting

Policy Manual Review

Posted Wed., Oct. 09, 07:36 PM

Selectmens Meeting

Sat., October 12, 2013, 7 a.m.

Selectmen's Meeting

Non-public per RSA 91-A:3, II(b) – The hiring of any person as a public employee.

Posted Wed., Oct. 09, 07:28 PM

Library
Adult Book Group

The Library Adult Book Group will resume on the third Monday of the month starting October 21, 2013 at 6 pm.

Posted Mon., Oct. 07, 04:09 PM

September 2013

Upcoming Selectmen's Meeting

The Selectmen's Meeting on September 24, 2013 will begin at 5 p.m. instead of 6 p.m.

Posted Thu., Sep. 19, 07:17 PM

Ongoing Town Projects

An update to the Dufour Road Bridge project schedule has been posted to the Ongoing Town Projects page.

Posted Sun., Sep. 15, 08:52 PM

Library Meeting Schedule Changes

The Library Story Hour will resume Wednesday, September 11.

Stay tuned for future Adult Book Group meetings.

Posted Tue., Sep. 03, 07:16 PM

August 2013

New Highway Department Page

There is a new Highway Department page.

This page currently includes a report prepared by the UNH Technology Transfer Center Field Staff that describes the condition and proposed repair strategy for the roads in Wentworth.

Posted Sat., Aug. 24, 04:48 PM

July 2013

July 23, 2013 Selectmen's Meeting

The July 23, 2013 Selectmen's meeting has been cancelled.

Posted Wed., Jul. 17, 05:55 PM

Upcoming Selectmen's Meeting

Mark Richardson of the DOT and Senator Jeannie Forrester will be in attendance at the regularly scheduled Selectmen’s meeting to discuss removal of the Town Bridge at the Common. All are invited to attend.

Posted Tue., Jul. 09, 08:31 PM

June 2013

Library Meeting Schedule Changes

The Library Story Hour and Adult Book Group are on hiatus for the summer. Both will restart after Labor Day.

Posted Tue., Jun. 25, 10:01 PM

Upcoming Closures

The Selectmen's Office will be closed July 2, 2013 through July 4, 2013.

There will not be a Selectmen's meeting on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

Posted Sun., Jun. 09, 09:15 AM

May 2013

Ongoing Town Projects

This new Ongoing Town Projects page will feature construction project schedules and town construction projects currently eligible for bid.

The following was just posted to this page:

  • Construction schedule for the Evans Bridge project
  • Constructon schedule for the Dufour Road Bridge project
  • Town projects available for bid by May 21

 

Posted Sat., May. 18, 06:21 PM

Police Department Updates

These items were just updated on the Police Department page:

  • Information about CodeRED, the reverse-911 emergency contact system
  • Flier about 911 addressing
  • Q & A for NH resident pistol permits

Posted Sat., May. 18, 06:48 PM

National Grid Herbicide Spraying Notice

National Grid will be spraying herbicides on rights-of-way during the months of June through October 15.

Please see the attached notification for additional information.

2013 National Grid Herbicide Use Notification Adobe PDF file icon 400 KB

Posted Fri., May. 03, 11:25 PM

Legion Speedway 2013 Race Track Schedule

The Legion Speedway has posted their 2013 schedule. A copy of the schedule is posted below.

2013 Legion Speedway Race Track Schedule Adobe PDF file icon 1 MB

Posted Fri., May. 03, 09:31 PM

Transfer Station Summer Hours

The Transfer Station is now open during the following summer hours:

  • Wednesday: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Posted Fri., May. 03, 09:29 PM

April 2013

Boston Condolences

The Wentworth Board of Selectmen wish to convey their deep sorrow at the violence and senseless loss of life at the recent Boston Marathon. Read the full letter here.

Boston_Condolences.pdfAdobe PDF file icon 930 KB

Posted Sun., Apr. 21, 07:07 PM

March 2013

Jeanne Forrester Legislative Update

Jeannie Forrester will provide a legislative update, status, and will take comments/questions from Board/residents on March 26th at 6:15 pm during the Selectmen's meeting.

Posted Tue., Mar. 05, 09:05 PM

Town Meeting Documents Posted

The following Town Meeting documents have been posted:

Updated Tue., Mar. 19, 07:10 PM
Posted Tue., Mar. 05, 08:27 PM

School Board Meeting Rescheduled

The School Board meeting scheduled for March 11 has been rescheduled for March 25, 2013.

Posted Tue., Mar. 19, 07:11 PM

Senator Jeanne Shaheen Extended Office Hours

Members of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s staff will hold extended office hours on Thursday, March 7 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at office locations in Dover, Manchester, Nashua, Keene, Berlin and Claremont.

The staff members will be available to speak one-on-one with area residents who are seeking help with federal agencies on issues such as veterans’ benefits, federal taxes, housing, immigration and Social Security.

All area residents are encouraged to attend. For more information on the services available, or if you have any questions, please call (603) 647-7500.

Please note: This event will be attended by staff only. Senator Shaheen will not be present and no presentations will be given.

WHO: Staff members from the Office of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen

WHAT: Office hours in Dover, Manchester, Nashua, Keene, Berlin and Claremont

WHEN: March 7, 2013, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Office, 340 Central Avenue Suite 205, Dover, NH 03820

Posted Tue., Mar. 05, 08:52 PM

Town Meeting Day Closures

The Selectmen's Office and Town Clerk/Tax Collector's offices will be closed on Town Meeting Day, March 12, 2013.

Posted Sat., Mar. 02, 08:25 AM

Selectmens' Working Meeting

The Selectmen will hold a working meeting from 5 – 6 pm on March 5, prior to next week's regular scheduled Selectmen’s meeting, to review and prepare for the upcoming Town Meeting.

Posted Sat., Mar. 02, 08:27 AM

February 2013

Upcoming Budget Hearings

Dates of upcoming budget meetings:

  • Feb. 12, 2013 at 7 pm, Selectmen's meeting room
  • (If needed) Feb. 19, 2013 at 7 pm, Selectmen's meeting room.

Posted Wed., Feb. 06, 07:12 PM

January 2013

Hazard Mitigation Meetings

There will be a Hazard Mitigation meeting on Wed, Jan 9 at 6 pm, all are welcome. Additional meetings:

  • Wed, Feb 6 at 6 pm
  • Wed, Mar 20 at 6 pm

Posted Mon., Jan. 07, 07:23 PM

Upcoming Election/Town Meetings

Here is a list of upcoming election activities in preparation for Town Meeting on March 12, 2013:

  • 1-22-13 – Checklist Meeting – Town Office – 7-7:30PM – For additions/changes to the checklist
  • 1-23-13 to 2-1-13 – Period for filing for election for town offices with Town Clerk
    The Town Clerk's office will be open from 3 pm to 5 pm on February 1.
  • 2-5-13 – Last day to petition Selectmen for Warrant Articles for Town Election
  • 3-12-13 – Town Elections– Polls open at 11AM-Close 7PM to vote for election of town offices – Wentworth Elementary School
  • 3-12-13 – Town Meeting – 7PM – Wentworth Elementary School

Updated Wed., Jan. 23, 06:50 AM

Posted Thu., Jan. 10, 08:36 PM

December 2012

November 2012

Overnight Parking

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on either side of any street or Municipal Parking lot in the Town of Wentworth between the hours of 12:00 Midnight and 6:00 AM, between November 1 and May 1 of any year.

Posted Tue., Nov. 27, 09:32 PM

Reminder About Snow Removal

No person shall park any vehicle on a public way or sidewalk within the Town of Wentworth in such a way as to hinder the removal of snow from the streets of Wentworth by the Town of Wentworth or the State of New Hampshire.

Posted Tue., Nov. 27, 09:32 PM

Budget Meetings

Beginning Tuesday, November 20, and every Tuesday thereafter until completed, the Selectmen will hold department budget meetings from 5-6 pm prior to the regularly scheduled Selectmen meetings.

Tentative Budget Workshop Topics:

Nov 27, Selectmen

Dec 4, Trustee/conservation, Fire Department, and Tax Collector/Town Clerk

Dec 11, Highway Department

Dec 18, Library and Police Department

Dec 26, Selectmen

Jan 2, Selectmen

Updated Tue., Nov. 27, 09:21 PM

Posted Thu., Nov. 15, 08:15 PM

Upcoming Holiday Closures and Rescheduled Meetings

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector office will be closed on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday.
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2013 for New Year's Day.

The Selectmen's Office will be closed on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday.
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2013 for New Year's Day.

The Budget Meeting and Selectmen's normally scheduled for Tuesday, December 25 will be held on Wednesday, December 26 at 5 pm..

The Budget Meeting and Selectmen's normally scheduled for Tuesday, January 1 is cancelled.

Webster Memorial Library will be closed Tuesday, December 24 to December 31st and will reopen Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

The Webster Memorial Library Trustees meeting normally scheduled for December 24, 2012 is cancelled.

Posted Wed., Dec. 19, 08:34 PM

Posted Tue., Nov. 27, 10:13 PM

Upcoming Closures

The Town Office/Tax Collector office will be closed Wednesday, November 21, 2012 and Thursday, November 22 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Selectmen's Office will be closed Thursday, November 22 for the Thanksgiving. The office will be open the usual hours on Wednesday, November 21.

The Webster Memorial Library will be closed Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

Posted Wed., Nov. 14, 07:42 PM

October 2012

Transfer Station
Winter Hours

On November 1, the Transfer Station will change to the following winter hours:

Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Posted Mon., Oct. 15, 08:58 PM

Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

The Halloween Trick or Treat hours will be October 31, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Posted Sun., Oct. 21, 09:29 PM

Voting Information
(All Voters)

New in 2012, all voters will be required to show ID in the form of a driver's license or passport.

If there are any questions, please contact the Town Clerk by phone or e-mail.

Also see the NH Secretary of State's website at http://sos.nh.gov/VoteNH.aspx.

Posted Mon., Oct. 08, 09:18 PM

September 2012

The Legion Speedway

The Legion Speedway, located in South Wentworth on Rt. 25 near the Wentworth/Rumney line is closed for the season. For additional information, please visit their website at: http://www.legionspeedway.com.

Posted Thu., Sep. 27, 06:15 PM

Flu Shot Clinic

This year the Flu Clinic will be held at the Wentworth Elementary School on Thursday, October 25, 2012. Shots will be available between the hours of 2-4 pm for children and between the hours of 2-6 pm for adults. For more information, please contact the school nurse, Christine Crane at 764-5811.

Posted Mon., Sep. 17, 06:10 PM

Upcoming Closures

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be closed Thursday, September 20, 2012.

Posted Mon., Sep. 17, 06:10 PM

Selectmen's Meeting

There will not be a Selectmen's meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 due to State Primary Day.

Posted Thu., Sep. 06, 06:14 PM

August 2012

Upcoming Election
Event Dates

Nov. 6, 2012 - Election Day at the Wentworth Elementary School.

Polls open at 8:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM.

For the November 6th election please bring a photo ID.  If you do not have a photo ID you can still vote, you will need to sign a “Challenged Voter Affidavit”.

Also see the NH Secretary of State's website at http://sos.nh.gov/VoteNH.aspx.

Updated Mon., Nov. 05, 06:58 PM

Posted Tue., Aug. 21, 12:03 PM

Upcoming Election Dates

Sept. 4, 2012 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM – Supervisor of the Checklist Meeting at the Wentworth Town Office. The purpose is for corrections and additions to the Checklist.

You can register to vote at this time.

Sept. 11, 2012 – State Primary Election Day at the Wentworth Elementary School.

Polls open at 8:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM.

Nov. 6, 2012 - Election Day at the Wentworth Elementary School.

Polls open at 8:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM.

Updated Thur., Aug. 30, 10:31 PM

Posted Tue., Aug. 21, 12:03 PM

July 2012

The Legion Speedway

The Legion Speedway, located in South Wentworth on Rt. 25 near the Wentworth/Rumney line is open and racing every Sunday afternoon. Racing begins at 5 pm. For additional information, please visit their website at: http://www.legionspeedway.com.

Posted Sun., Jul. 29, 09:27 PM

Webster Library

Upcoming closures:

  • Saturday, August 4: The library will be closed. Please visit the library's book sale that day on the common as part of Market Day.
  • Monday, August 6: Closed.
  • Wednesday, August 8: Closed.

The library will open again on the 11th.

Posted Sun., Jul. 29, 10:12 PM

Upcoming Town Office Closures

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office will be open for abbreviated hours the week of July 4th. They will be as follows:

  • Tues., July 3: 9-2
  • Wed., July 4: Closed
  • Thurs., July 5: 9-2
  • Wed., July 11: Closed

The Selectmen's office will be closed July 3-July 5, 2012 for Independence Day.

There will not be a Selectmen's meeting on July 3, 2012.

Posted Thu, 05 Jul 2012 12:21 PM

June 2012

Property Taxes Due

The first property tax bill for 2012 will be due on July 10, 2012.

Posted Thu., Jun. 07, 08:20 PM

July 10 - 12
Change in Selectmen's Office Hours

During July 10th to July 12th, the Selectmen's office will change slightly.

Tuesday, July 10 - the office will be open regular hours and there will be a Selectmen’s Meeting

Wednesday, July 11 - the office will be open from 9 am to 11 am.

Thursday July 12, the office will be open from 9-11.

Posted Fri., Jun. 08, 09:14 PM

May 2012

Thank you!

Board of Selectmen has reopened Hamilton Field. A big Thank You to our Road Agent of the Wentworth Highway Department, the Wentworth School ball team coach, team members, parents of team members, Duane Brown and all those who volunteered to clean up from Hurricane Irene to make it happen!  Play Ball!

Riverside Park remains gated off until the cleanup process is completed.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Selectmen’s office.  We hope to have this cleaned up and ready for use as soon as possible. 

Posted Thu., May. 17, 08:24 PM

Assessment Information

Our New Assessing company, Avitar Associates of New England, Inc. will be in attendance at the Selectmen’s Meeting on May 15th at 6:30 pm, to meet the Selectmen, all are welcome to come and say hello as well.

Property Inventory Forms have been mailed out, and were due April 15.  If you have not returned yours to the Selectmen’s office, please do so. 

Property cards may be obtained by contacting the Selectmen's Office.

Posted Mon., May. 07, 08:45 PM

Selectmen's Office
Working Meeting Notice

On May 15, 2012, 5:00 pm Selectmen will meet with the Highway Department.

Discussion of:

  • Operation plan
  • Tree trimming/removal
  • Sweeping plan
  • Atwell Hill overlay
  • Culvert status - East Side Road
  • Outdoor lights needed at garage

Posted Mon., May. 07, 09:31 PM

Selectmen's Working Meeting

There will be a Selectmen’s Working Meeting on Thursday, May 31 at 5 pm to discuss the Warren Wentworth Ambulance capital reserve agreement.

Posted Wed., May. 30, 06:45 PM

April 2012

Selectmen's Office Closures

May 1: Selectmen’s Office will be closed the on May 1 from 9am -2pm, but will be open from 2- 6 pm.

May 8 - 10: Selectmen's office is closed.

May 8: No Selectmen's meeting.

Posted Wed., Apr. 25, 11:03 PM

Selectmen's Office Meeting Notice

On April 25, 2012, 2:30 pm Selectmen will meet with Assistant Director Terry Knowles, of the NH DOJ Charitable Trust Unit and the Library Trustees.

The subject is the discussion of the Webster Memorial Library Deeds.

Posted Tue., Apr. 17, 05:34 PM

Reminder

2012 Inventory of Taxable Property Forms are due this month, by April 15. If you have lost or misplaced your form or have questions, please contact the Selectmen’s Office. For your convenience the form may be downloaded from: http://www.revenue.nh.gov/
munc_prop/documents/PA-28.pdf

Posted Thu., Apr. 12, 06:08 PM

Transfer Station Hours

The transfer station hours have changed to summer hours.

These hours are:

  • Wednesday: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Posted Sun, Apr 1, 2012 08:45 PM

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.

In Wentworth, discarded prescription drugs may be taken to the transfer station on Turner Road. For additonal locations in surrounding towns, please visit the Pemi-Baker Solid Waste District website at http://www.pbswd.herobo.com.

For more information from the Department of Justice please visit their website at http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/
drug_disposal/takeback/index.html

Posted Sun, Apr 1, 2012 08:45 PM

March 2012

Earth Day 2012 Clean Up

Order sheets are now available at the Town Offices to order compost bins, rain barrels, kitchen scrap pails or compost turner’s at a reduced cost through Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA). Order sheets will also be available at the Town Meeting next week. The ordered items will be available for pick up at the Transfer Station on April 21 & 22 from 9 am – 3 pm.

Or download the order sheet here 2012 NRRA Earth Day Order Form Adobe PDF file icon577 KB

Posted Mon., Mar. 12, 01:46 PM

Upcoming Selectmen's Meetings

Tuesday, March 13, due to Town Meeting Day there will be not be a Selectmen’s meeting. The regularly scheduled Selectmen’s meeting will resume on Tuesday, March 20.

Tuesday, March 27, Bernie Waugh, from the law firm of Gardner, Fulton and Waugh will be presenting his annual Municipal Law Update, which includes major statue and case law changes for the year 2011 that have impact on us; all are welcome to attend.

Posted Fri., Mar. 09, 05:25 AM

February 2012

Selectmen's Office
Meeting Notice Reminder

On February 21, 2012, 6:30 pm, Bob Durfee of the Dubois & King Engineering firm will be in attendance at the regularly scheduled Selectmen’s Meeting to discuss the completed Engineering Study related to the restoration of Evans Road Bridge. Everyone is welcome.

Posted Sun., Feb. 12, 07:10 PM

Upcoming Town and School Meetings

Saturday, March 10 at 3:00 pm - Annual School Meeting at the Wentworth School

2012 School Budget and Warrant Articles Adobe PDF file icon1.2 MB

Tuesday, March 13 from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm - Town/School Election at the Wentworth School

Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 pm - Annual Town Meeting at the Wentworth School

Warrant Articles for March 13, 2012 meeting, Adobe PDF file icon26 KB

2012 Annual Report, Adobe PDF file icon5.3 MB (added March 6, 2012)

Posted Wed., Feb. 08, 07:28 PM

Upcoming Town and School Meetings

Monday, February 13 at 6:00 pm. - School Budget Hearing at the Wentworth School

Tuesday, February 14 at 6:15 pm. - Town Budget Hearing at the Town Office Building

Saturday, March 10 at 3:00 pm - Annual School Meeting at the Wentworth School

Tuesday, March 13 from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm - Town/School Election at the Wentworth School

Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 pm - Annual Town Meeting at the Wentworth School

Posted Wed., Feb. 08, 07:28 PM

Budget Workshops/Hearing

Starting on January 17th, the Selectmen will continue to have Budget Workshops each Tuesday from 5 to 6 pm prior to the regularly scheduled Selectmen’s Meetings, until all department budgets are completed. The Selectmen’s Budget Hearing is scheduled for February 14, 2012, at 7:00 pm, which will be a part of the regularly scheduled Selectmen’s Meeting.

The public is invited.

Posted Thu., Feb. 1, 07:41 PM

January 2012

Assessment Information

Cross Country Appraisal Group has completed the scheduled meetings with property owners. If you did not receive a notice and would like to discuss your new assessed property values, please contact the Selectmen’s Office at 603-764-9955 or Cross Country directly at 603-415-0130.

Property cards may be obtained by contacting the Selectmen's Office.

Also, abatement requests must be submitted to the office no later than March 1, 2012.

Posted Thu., Jan. 26, 06:41 PM

Voter Checklist Meeting

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be meeting Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM at the Wentworth Town Offices. The purpose of the meeting is for:

  • Additions and corrections to the checklist.

Posted Thu., Jan. 05, 07:32 PM

Primary Day,
January 10, 2012

Please note the following schedule changes on Primary Day:

(1) The Selectmen’s office will be closed on Tuesday, January 10th.

(2) There will be a brief Selectmen’s meeting at 6:00 pm January 10th to sign payroll and vouchers only. The regular Selectmen’s meeting will resume January 17th.

Posted Thu., Jan. 05, 08:14 PM

December 2011

Voter Checklist Meeting

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be meeting Tuesday, January 3, 2012 from 7:00PM to 7:30PM at the Wentworth Town Offices. Purpose of the meeting is for:

  • Additions and corrections to the checklist.
  • For registering new voters.
  • NOTE: Party change can not be made at this meeting.

Posted Fri., Dec. 23, 09:48 AM

Selectmen's Office Notice

Selectmen will hold a Non-public Meeting on December 24, 2011 at 7 am.  Per RSA 91-A:3, II(a) – Dismissal, promotion or compensation of any public employees or the disciplining of such employee, or the investigation of any charges against him, unless the employee affected (1) has a right to a meeting and (2) requests that the meeting be open, in which case the request shall be granted.

Posted Wed., Dec. 21, 10:12 PM

November 2011

Budget Workshops

Department Budget Workshops are scheduled on Tuesdays, beginning December 6 – 27 at 5:00 pm.

Posted Tue., Nov. 15, 09:48 PM

Nov. 8 Selectmen's meeting

The November 8th meeting will begin at 5:30 pm rather than 6:00 pm.  There will be a non-public meeting beginning at 5:30 pm, per  RSA 91-A:3, II(a) – Dismissal, promotion or compensation of any public employees….., followed by a secondary non-public meeting at 6:00 pm per RSA 91-A:3, II(e) – Discussion of pending or threatened (in writing) litigation against the Town or Town Officials, Board Members or employees

The regular public portion of the Selectmen’s meeting will follow. 

Posted Mon., Nov. 07, 07:18 PM

October 2011

Cross Country Appraisal Group, Inc.

Cross Country Appraisal Group has completed the scheduled meetings with property owners. If you did not receive a notice and would like to discuss your new assessed property values, please contact the Selectmen’s Offices at 603-764-9955 or Cross Country directly at 603-415-0130.

Posted Fri., Oct. 21, 08:10 PM

September 2011

Closures

Board of Selectmen has closed Hamilton Field and Riverside Park until they can be cleaned up and are safe for the public to use.

Posted Mon., Sep. 19, 08:15 PM

Transfer Station Hours

The transfer station hours change to winter hours on November 6, 2011. These hours are:

  • Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

NOTE: Unlike previous years, the transfer station will not be open Sundays.

Posted Mon., Sep. 19, 08:15 PM