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Recent Updates

  • 1/18: Planning Commission minutes updated
  • 1/10: Village Bridge Steering Committee minutes updated
  • 1/10: Posted list of the open positions for the March Town Meeting in the Notices section.
  • 1/10: Selectmen's minutes updated
  • 1/8: Added the notice about the Steering Committee meeting on January 11.
  • 1/5: Safety Manual added to the Highway Department page
  • 12/31: Added the notice about the Steering Committee meeting on January 4.
  • 12/20: Updated the holiday hours notice.
  • 12/16: Added a copy of the town Hazard Mtigation Plan to the Notices section at right.
  • 12/1: Added new Village Bridge page dedicated to the Village Bridge project.
  • 12/1: Added the snow removal notice
  • 12/1: Added the overnight parking notice
  • 12/1: Added information about upcoming Wentworth Common Bridge meetings (see notices section)
  • 12/1: Added new Christmas story time and ornament making library event to the Notices section
  • 11/23: Added new Town Officials page
  • 11/15: Reminder that the tax bills are due December 10th posted to the Notices section..
  • 11/15: Added a list of roads to the Tax Maps page.
  • 11/10: Posted definition of the types of Selectmen's meetings.
  • 10/30: Posted notice about the library's telescope available for loan
  • 10/17: NHDOT Condition and Rating report posted to the Ongoing Town Projects page.
  • 10/02: Event Application updated
  • 9/6: School Board minutes updated
  • 4/27: Frequently Asked Questions page updated to reflect the new Tax Maps page.

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Thank you for visiting the official website for the Town of Wentworth, New Hampshire.

The town office address is P.O. Box 2, Wentworth, NH 03282-0002 and it is located at 7 Atwell Hill Road (near the intersection of Routes 25 and 25A) in Wentworth.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector's phone number: 603-764-5244

Selectmen/Administrative Assistant phone number:


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

Upcoming Election Dates

  • 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.
  • March 10, 2015 - Town Meeting Day Town and school election
    • Polls open 8 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

Posted Sat., Jan. 10, 07:55 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

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
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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
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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

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

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