Winchester, New Hampshire
Zipcode: 03470, Ashuelot 03441
Area: 55.8 square miles
1 Richmond Road, 239-4951; Town Clerk, ext. 102, Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Tax Collector, ext. 104, Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m; town administrator, ext. 110, Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Tax Rate: $27.92; ratio of assessment 100 percent
Registered Voters: 2,900
Fire Department: Chief Barry Kellom; 911; 239-6691 non-emergency
Police Department: Chief Gary A. Phillips.; 911; 239-4814 non-emergency
Town Administrator: vacant
Tax Collector: James Tetreault
Planning Board: Chairman Dean Beaman, Jack D. Marsh Jr., Larry R. Hill, Brian Moser, Michael Doherty, Gustave “Gus” Ruth.
BudgetCommittee: Jacqueline L. Beaman, Harvey Sieran, Jack D. Marsh, Jr., Kathleen Hebert, Brian Moser.
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Chairman Lou Fox, Jason Cardinale, William McGrath, Rebecca Beaman, Kenneth Cole
Moderator: Kenneth A. Harvey
Road Agent: Dale R. Gray
Recycling Center: Forest Lake Road, Winchester, Tues. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Public Schools: Winchester School (K-8) Keene High School (9-12)
Other Schools: Ashuelot Head Start in Ashuelot; Winchester Learning Center.
Board of Education: Trevor Croteau, Jason Cardinale, Elisha Jackson; Richard Horton, William McGrath
State Representatives: Henry A.L. Parkhurst, D-Winchester
State Senator: Molly Kelly, D-Keene
Selectmen: Sherman A. Tedford, Roberta Fraser, Kenneth Gardner, Herbert “Chan” Stephens, Theresa G. Sepe
Library: Conant Public Library, 239-4331, Mon., Wed., Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Thayer Public Library in Ashuelot, 239-4179, Tues., Thurs., 1 p.m.-8 p.m.
Churches: St. Stanislaus, Winchester Assembly of God, United Church of Winchester, Grace Christian Fellowship
Parks & Recreation: Town beach at Forest Lake, E.L.M.M. Community Center, Pisgah State Park. The town holds an annual Pickle Festival, including a parade, craft fair and kids’ activities, in the early fall
Major Businesses: Corsair Industries, Keeney Manufacturing (Plum Pak), Kulick’s Inc., Winchester Roll Products, Rite-Aid, Innovative Machine, Global Trucking, Monadnock Speedway, Winchester Speedpark, Dollar Store, State Line Fireworks
Points of Interest: Conant Library Museum; Pisgah State Park; Sheriden House, The Winchester Historical Society Museum, Ashuelot (Open May through October, Wed. 9 a.m. to noon, Sun. 2-4 p.m., 239-7399); two covered bridges