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Welcome to Atkinson

Atkinson is a quiet, bedroom community town located in southern New Hampshire. The winding road of Main Street is both historic and beautiful and was recently adopted as one of New Hampshire's scenic byways. Conveniently located between Routes 125 and 111, you can enjoy country living with easy access to shopping and urban areas.

Current News and Upcoming Events!

May 25
2017

Low/Moderate Property Tax Relief


If you own or have interest in, a residence in Atkinson, and have lived therein since April 1, 2016; and Paid your 2016 property taxes in full; and
Have a total household income of $20,000 if single, or $40,000 if married –
You may be eligible for a Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief (pdf).
The forms, available on line at www.revenue.nh.gov , or on Assessors Page , and at the Town Hall.

May 25
2017

Elder Services Transportation

Elder Services is seeking Quotes for a New Wheelchair Van (pdf) which would replace the current van.

May 15
2017

Water Conservation

At the May 15, 2017 meeting of the Atkinson Board of Selectmen, it was voted to lift the voluntary water ban that has been in effect. It should be noted that the lifting applies only to those with private wells. The Board requests that residents watering lawns do so in the time period after dusk and before dawn so as to conserve as much water as possible. Please note that residents serviced by the Hampstead Area Water company are still under their ban restrictions which have not been lifted as yet.

May 8
2017

Town Tax Collectors Hours

The following Regular business hours will begin May 8, 2017 and continue until further notice.

  • Monday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm then 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

May 6
2017

2017-2018 Budget Season

The current budget season schedule is now available on the 'Budget' page, and also on the Town's Google Calender. Also here is the most lastest verison (pdf).

May 4
2017

2017 Open Appointments

A new list of Open Appointments for 2017 can be found here (pdf). More information can be found on the Careers/Volunteer Page

April 24
2017

Memorial Day 2017

Atkinson Memorial Day Parade Committee is pleased announce its plans for the annual Memorial Day parade and services. The parade and ceremonies will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:30a.m. The parade will start at town hall to Academy Avenue, left on to Leroy Avenue and right on Main St. to the Atkinson Town Dow Common, then a Memorial Day ceremony will follow the parade at the common by the Soldier’s monument. We have set aside this special day to honor the memory of the men and women who courageously gave their lives for their country and the well-being of those less fortunate. Each year, veterans join us to be honored for their courage, and to remember all those who served, and those who lost their lives. All veterans and the families of veterans in their honor, who would like to march, please arrive at 10:00 a.m. for the lineup. The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club is inviting bikes, trikes and carriages to be decorated in red, white and blue theme this year again. Please bring your wheels to be judged at Town Hall front lawn at 9:30 a.m.
Following the ceremony please join us at the fire station where the Atkinson Fire Fighters Association will hold their annual cookout and enjoy music by the Timberlane Community Band.
Please come and pay tribute to the many servicemen and women who died protecting our freedom.
Any group/club who would like to march and need more information, please call Paula Holigan 603 490-1301 or email paula@bigislandpond.com.

March 22
2017

2017 Bids/Proposals/Quotes

Check out the 2017 Department bids, now posted under the 'Public Notices' section of the website. Please check back weekly (updated 05/25)

March 21
2017

2017 Town Election Results

2017 Town and School Board Results for Atkinson are now posted, you can find the watch the playback of the Results on ACTV-20 or view it on the Town's Vimeo account

March 17
2017

Atkinson's Friday Night

The Monthly Variety Show, for all residents to take part of either on stage or in the audience. Sign ups can be sumbitted Here for May 19th, and the show will take place at the Atkinson Community Center from 7 - 9PM.

This show will take place every Third Friday of the Month. Hope to see you all there. ACTV-20 and the Atkinson Recreation sponsors the Event.

March 14
2017

2017 Sun 'N Fun Registration

Forms for the 2017 Sun 'N Fun Registration is now available on the Recreation Page

March 4
2017

2016 Town Report

The 2016 Atkinson Town report (pdf) is now available online here and on the Selectmen page, also hard copies are available at the Community Center, Kimball Library, and Town Hall.

December
12, 2016

Government Meeting Agenda

Government Meeting Agendas can be found under the respected Board, under the year and date in the 'Agenda/Minutes' drop down. The Agenda will be replaced by the minutes once approved.

October 31
2016

Tree Maintence Due to Drought

The following is a Eversource Press Release (pdf) recommending that property owners regularly check tree branchs that may interfere with wires along the roadway and through your property

October 21
2016

Towns Tax Rate Comparison

A side by side comparison of the 2015 and 2016 tax rate is posted in the Assessors webpage for informational purposes only. For any questions please call or contact the Assessors office. You can find their contact on the Assesors page.

Jan 6
2016

Elder Services Calls

All calls for services, medical equipment and transport requests may be made to 603.362.9582 between the hours of 8:30 am and 12:00 noon Monday through Friday.

Jan 5
2016

Atkinson Cemetery Expansion

The Atkinson Cemetery Trustees are currently working with the engineering firm of Keach-Nordstrom Associates, Inc. to plan the Atkinson Cemetery Expansion project. To view drawings, costs and other relevant documents click here.

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