Harrisville is a small New Hampshire town centered around a uniquely preserved and historic 19th century industrial mill complex. Located in the heart of the Monadnock region, it is comprised of 10 lakes and ponds, and a rehabilitated brick and granite mill surrounded by a quaint village with a traditional New England general store. Our beautiful town, set just off Route 101 and nestled against a picturesque rural backdrop, boasts a vibrant community with active farms, people practicing traditional and digital-age trades, and a wealth of artists and artisans. It is a much-loved vacation destination for families escaping hot urban summers as well as a great place to live year-round, raise a family, or retire in peaceful quietude.

Announcements

Official Town Budget and Warrant for Vote at 2021 Town Meeting (Deliberative session is postponed to Saturday, May 22, 2021)- Click here to review.  Certified 2021 Town Budget   Certified Warrant for 2021     Warrant for Town Elections

TOWN/ SCHOOL ELECTIONS – Tuesday, March 9th, 11am – 8pm at Wells Memorial School
Absentee Ballot Applications are available from the Town Clerk’s Office or downloadable from here.  2021 Town Application for Absentee Ballot
, Sample Town Ballot, Sample Zoning Ballot, Sample School Board Ballot

Covid Vaccine Update  Vaccination registration for NH residents in “Phase 1B”, which includes those over age 65 or with specific medical vulnerabilities, is available through  www.vaccines.nh.gov    Those with specific medical vulnerabilities will need to go through their primary care provider to process their registration and confirm eligibility.  Eligible residents without internet access can call 2-1-1 for guidance.   Click here for information from DHHS HAN_COVID-19-Update 34_Instructions for Registering Medically Vulnerable

A Message from the Select Board – The statewide mask order remains in effect. For the safety and health of the public, a mask is required in public spaces, both indoors and outdoors, when a distance of 6 feet cannot be maintained. We appreciate the support and cooperation of all in our effort to help contain the spread of the virus.
COMMON THREADS Click for  – CommonThreadsFebMarch21
Conservation Commission News: Interested in Training to Assist with the Spring Salamander Crossing? The Harris Center is offering an online volunteer training on March 18th. Click here for information and details! Spring 2021 Salamander Brigade Training 
REMINDER: Winter Parking / Snow Removal Ordinance begins December 1. Click here to review Snow Removal / Winter Parking Ordinance
Skatutakee Road Spring The Health Officer reports that water quality test results from December indicate safe drinking water.

Broadband/Fiber High Speed Internet Project – Information, updates, and the opportunity to sign up for services are available here http://www.consolidated.com/harrisville  For an overview map of the fiber buildout, click here  Map of Harrisville Fiber Buildout.   For background about the broadband project, click here  https://harrisvillenh.org/broadband/

Tax Collector: Office Hours are Tuesdays from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm and Fridays from 9 am – 12:00 noon. Please call 827-5546 (extension 3) with any questions, or email taxcollector@harrisvillenh.org.  There is a Drop Box for payments located adjacent to the Tax Collector’s window.  

TOWN CLERK OFFICE HOURS – Limited Temporary Hours – guidelines apply
— You must wear a mask in the building
— Please bring your own pen
— If there are more than 4 people in the lobby, you must wait outside. All Registration RENEWALS must be done by mail ONLY. Only NEW VEHICLE/BOAT registrations will be done in person.

Tuesdays        11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesdays   10:00 AM – 2:00 PM*
Thursdays        9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
First Saturday of each Month    8:00 AM – 11:00 AM*
(*We are unable to process Motor Vehicle Transactions on these days)

Harrisville Public LibraryThe library is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6pm, by appointment only. Visits limited to 20 minutes and one person or family/household group at a time. Face coverings required. Call 827-2918 or email sweaver@harrisville.lib.nh.us with any questions.

150th Celebration Merchandise for the 150th anniversary is now available! Click here for the order form and price list 150th Merchandise Order Form

Burn permits – Permits are required in order to burn brush outside. To obtain a permit online, click on the following link to the State Division of Forest and Lands   Online Burn Permit.    To obtain a burn permit from a Harrisville Fire Warden, click on the Fire Department page for contact information.

Additional COVID Information
State Housing Relief Program – Struggling with rental or mortgage payments due to Covid-19? Click on https://www.capnh.org/ for assistance.

Cheshire Medical Center is a COVID-19 testing site, as of August 10. Appointments are mandatory but a provider referral is not required.  Testing is done by drive-through at the West Entrance, 580 Court Street in Keene. Call (603) 354-6700 or email: chepublichealth@cheshire-med.com.

Click here for a Letter from the Emergency Management Team to All Harrisville Residents  Letter to All Residents

The State has a 2-1-1 COVID-19 Hotline. NH residents with questions or concerns can call 2-1-1 or click on  https://www.nh.gov/covid19  Click here for information from the CDC  http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html    Click here for general information about coronavirus C19 Town Flyer, 2

For a copy of the current Zoning Ordinances, click here Zoning Ordinances March 2020

Notices and Agendas

Meetings of Town Boards and Committees begin at 7:00 pm at the Town Offices unless otherwise posted: Select Board – Every other Thursday night and the last Friday morning (9:00 am) of each month; Conservation Commission – First Wednesday of the month; Planning Board – Second Wednesday;  Zoning Board – Third Wednesday; Historic District Commission – Fourth Tuesday; Library Trustees – 3rd Wednesday at 4:00 pm

  • Select Board – next meets Friday, February 26, at 9:00 am for its administrative work session.    Zoom link to SB  
  • Conservation Commission meets Wednesday, March 3, at 7:00 pm.  HCC Agenda and Zoom Link
  • Planning Board next meets Wednesday, March 10Public Notice  Click here to review the proposed Zoning Amendments for March 9 Ballot Vote Proposed Zoning Amendments for 2021
  • Zoning Board next meets Wednesday, March 17, at 7:00 pm. Public Notice forthcoming.
  • Library Trustees next meet Wednesday, March 17, at 4:00 pm. 
  • Historic District Commission next meet Tuesday, Marc 23, at 7:00 pm
  • Interested in getting on the Select Board agenda? Please call 827-3431(ext 1) or email selectboard@harrisvillenh.org
  • Meeting Minutes