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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!

250th Firework Testing

The Board of Selectmen will be gathering at the Fire Station to oversee the testing of the Fireworks for the 250th Celebration tonight (08/15) at 8 PM.

Highway Laborer

The Town of Atkinson’s Highway Department is seeking reliable individuals for seasonal, on-call support for road maintenance and repair, care of grounds and in the Recycling Center. A successful candidate will have a working knowledge of road work, policies and procedures, and a valid driver’s license.

Application for Position(pdf) can be found under “Careers/Volunteers”, or in the foyer of the Atkinson Town Hall.

For additional information, please call Road Agent Ted Stewart at (603) 362-4010, or .

Elder Services RFP

Elder Services is seeking RFP for a new Full Size Automobile, this addition would replace a vehicle already in service. Elder Services Full Size Vehicle RFP (pdf) - Deadline August 14th 2017 by Noon

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 October 20th, and the show will take place at the Kimball Library from 6:30 - 8PM.

Hope to see you all there for the Fall Edition. ACTV-20 and the Atkinson Recreation sponsors the Event.

Atkinson's Boston Post Cane

Honoring the Oldest Town Resident with the Boston Cane, Fill Out Application (pdf) by August 18th, 2017.
For any Questions, please contact Selectmen Consentino, 362-5266,

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

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.

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

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).

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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