Hinsdale, New Hampshire

Vital Information
Zipcode: 03451
County: Cheshire
Population: 4,170
Area: 23 square miles
Town Hall: Main Street, 336-5710, Mon.- Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-noon, and 12:30-4 p.m.; town clerk, 336- 5719, Mon. 7:30 a.m.-noon, and 12:30-5 p.m.; Tues. 7:30 a.m.- noon, and 12:30-4 p.m.; Wed.- Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-noon, and 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Tax Rate: $25.85; ratio of assessment, 100 percent
Registered Voters: 2,335
Fire Department: Chief, Jay Matuszewski; 911; 336-5512
Police Department: Chief, Todd A. Faulkner, 911; 336-5723
Town Clerk: Tammy-Jean Akeley
Town Administrator: Jill E. Collins
Tax Collector: James MacDonell
Planning Board: William Nebelski, Clare Hudon, John D. Smith, Morris “Mo” Klein, Dwight Smith, Dorianne Almann; alternates, Joan C. Morel, George Benedict, James MacDonell
BudgetCommittee: Peter W. Zavorotny, Lewis D. Major, Morris “Mo” Klein, Michael Carrier, John Hartnett, Dorianne Almann, Joseph Conroy, Bruce Bellville, James MacDonell
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Lewis D. Major, Bruce Bellville, John Smith, Todd Page, Jerome “Jay” Ebbighausen Jr.
Moderator: Richard S. Johnson Jr.
Road Agent: Frank Podlenski
Recycling Center: Transfer Station: Northfield Road, 336-5718. Summer hours, April 1-Nov. 30, Fri. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Winter hours, Dec. 1-March 31, Fri.-Sat. 7 a.m-3 p.m.; Wed., curbside collection for trash and recyclables
Public Schools: Hinsdale Elementary (K-5), Hinsdale Middle/High School (6-12)
Board of Education: Jeana Major, Holly Kennedy, Sean Leary, James M. O’Malley, Tina McCosker
State Representatives: William Butynski, D-Hinsdale; Paul Berch, D-Westmoreland; Tara Sad, D-Walpole; Lucy Weber, D-Walpole
State Senator: Molly Kelly, D-Keene
Selectmen: Chairman, Bernard Rideout, Jerome E. Ebbinghausen, Joan C. Morel, Wayne T. Gallagher, Michael J. Darcy
Library: Hinsdale Public Library, 336-5713, Mon., Wed., Thurs. noon-5 p.m., and 6:30-8 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.- noon; closed weekends in July and August.
Churches: First Congregational, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, North Hinsdale Church.
Major Businesses: Fineline Homes, HCP Packaging USA Inc., Continental Cable Co., Winchester Machine Co., Wal-Mart, Clear Solutions Inc., Phantom Fireworks, Fantasy Fireworks, Washburn Vault Co. Inc.
Points of Interest: Historical Society Museum, Connecticut River, Hinsdale Auto Pioneer Marker, Col. Ebenezer Hinsdale’s gravesite, U.S. Post Office (oldest commissioned one in the country), Wantastiquet State Forest; Pisgah State Park trailhead; Rails to Trails