Bennington, New Hampshire

Vital Information
Zipcode: 03442
County: Hillsborough
Population: 1,472
Area: 11.6 square miles
Town Hall: 7 School St., 588-2189; Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; town clerk, Tues. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thurs. 4:30-8:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-noon. Email:
Tax Rate: $25.40; ratio of assessment unavailable
Registered Voters: 999
Fire Department: Chief Mike Roina, 911; 588-2188 non-emergency
Police Department: Chief C. Stephen Campbell; 911; 588-3409, non-emergency
Town Clerk: Debra Belcher
Town Administrator: Denise P. French
Tax Collector: Kristie J. LaPlante
Planning Board: Sam Cohen, Chris Maple, Peter Martel, David McKenzie, Jeffrey Rose
BudgetCommittee: John Baybutt, Melissa Clark, Richard Reed, Debra Whitney, others pending appointment by the moderator
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Melissa Clark, Christopher Clough, Sam Cohen, Steve Osienski, Anthony Parisi
Moderator: John J. Cronin 3rd
Road Agent: Gary Russell
Recycling Center: 200 North Bennington Road, 588-3407, Wed. 1-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Public Schools: Pierce Elementary (K-4), Great Brook in Antrim (5-8), Conval Regional High in Peterborough (9-12)
Board of Education: Conval Regional district representative, Linda Quintanilha
State Representatives: Johnathan Manley, R- Bennington; Richard Eaton, D-Greenville; Richard McNamara, D-Hillsborough
State Senator: Bob Odell, R-Lempster
Selectmen: James W. Cleary, Steven K. Osienski and Jeffrey Rose
Library: GEP Dodge Library, 2 Main St., 588-6585, Sun. 4-6 p.m., Mon. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Tues. 2-6 p.m., Thurs. noon-8 p.m., Fri. noon-5 p.m.
Churches: Bennington Congregational Church
Major Businesses: Monadnock Paper Mills Inc.; Crotched Mountain ski area