Charlestown, New Hampshire

Vital Information
Zipcode: 03603
County: Sullivan
Population: 5,114
Area: 37.7 square miles
Town Hall: Municipal Building: 14 Railroad St., 826-4400 Selectmen’s office: 216 Main St., Mon. & Wed. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues, Thurs & Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; town clerk-tax collector: 826- 5821, Mon. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., closed 1-1:30 p.m., Tues.- Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., closed 1-1:30 p.m.
Tax Rate: $32.28; ratio of assessment, 100.2 percent
Registered Voters: 2,980
Fire Department: Chief, Charlie Baraly; 911; 826-3311 non-emergency
Police Department: Chief, Patrick Connors; 911; 826-5747 non-emergency
Town Clerk: Debra J. Clark
Tax Collector: Debra J. Clark
Planning Administrator: David M. Edkins, dedkins@
Planning Board: Sharon Francis, Robert Frizzell (chairman), James Jenkins, Patricia Royce, Roger Thibodeau, Rose Smith-Hull, Steven A. Neill (selectmen ex-officio)
BudgetCommittee: David Richardson, Eric Johnson, Hal Levingston, Richard St. Pierre, Nancy Houghton, Robert Beaudry, Patricia Royce, Roger Thibodeau, Rose Smith-Hull
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Ken Arkell, Terri Fisk (chairwoman), Andy Jellie, Nancy Houghton, Harold Ames
Moderator: Albert A. St. Pierre
Public Works: Superintendent of Water and Wastewater: David P. Duquette
Recycling Center: 18 Fling Road; Tues., Fri. and Sat., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wed., 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 826-3201
Public Schools: Charlestown Primary (K-4), North Charlestown Community School (1-5), Charlestown Middle School (6-8), Fall Mountain Regional High in Langdon (9-12)
Board of Education: Fall Mountain Regional District representative, John Streeter, Gabriel St. Pierre (at-large)
State Representatives: Cynthia Sweeney, D-Charlestown; Steven D. Smith R-Charlestown
State Senator: David Pierce, D-Etna
Selectmen: Brenda Ferland, Arthur Grenier, Steven A. Neill
Library: Silsby Free Library, Railroad Street, 826- 7793. Winter hours (Labor Day to May 31): Mon., Wed. 1-7 p.m.; Tues., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs., 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-noon. Summer hours (June 1-Labor Day): Mon. 1-8 p.m., Tues., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thurs. noon-4 p.m.
Churches: St. Catherine’s, United Methodist, South Parish Unitarian, St. Luke’s, United Church of Christ, Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd, Charlestown Bible Church, Charlestown Foursquare Church, Victory in Jesus Family Church
Major Businesses: Beaudry Enterprises, Bomar Inc., Design Standards, Meadowbrook Fabricating, RayTech Inc., St. Pierre Inc., GKN Aerospace Corp., Airgas East, Whelen Engineering, Walpole Cabinetry
Points of Interest: Main Street National Historic District, Old Fort at No. 4.
Superintendent of Water and Wastewater: David P. Duquette