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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!

June 15

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 06/15)

May 31

Selectmen Summer Schedule

Starting June 12th, the selectmen will hold regular schedule meetings every other week until September 11th. Please refer to the Towns Calandar for their full schedule

May 25

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 , or on Assessors Page , and at the Town Hall.

May 25

Elder Services Transportation

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

May 15

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

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

2017-2018 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 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

March 21

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

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 Sun 'N Fun Registration

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

March 4

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.

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

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

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

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

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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