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Town Bulletin Board

  • Town Website Survey: The Town would like to get your feedback regarding town website services with this short survey.
  • Town Holiday Hours: All offices closed Tue 12/25 & Tue 1/1
  • Town Clerk Holiday Hours: Closed Mon 12/24, Tue 12/25, & Tue 1/1
  • Land Use Holiday Hours: Closed Mon 12/24, Tue 12/25, & Tue 1/1
  • Parking Ban: A reminder that no vehicle may be left on any road from Nov 1 until May 1. Vehicles in violation will be towed at the owner's expense.
  • Fall Newsletter: The Fall Newsletter is now available.
  • Library Survey: The library is conducting a survey about programs on finances.
  • Preservation of Historic Barns is encouraged by granting property tax relief. More details here.
  • Budget Preparation Philosophy: The Warner Selectboard 2018 Budget Preparation Philosophy can be found here.
  • Attention Warner Property Owners! Any person or persons holding 2 or more unregistered motor vehicles, or used parts from motor vehicles, which, taken together, include in bulk 2 or more vehicles and is not licensed to run a salvage yard is in violation of State Law RSA 236:92 should register the vehicle(s) or remove them. A draft policy for handling unregistered vehicles is currently under review.

Public Services

  • WFFF Annual Meeting: Mon 1/7 7:00pm at MainStreet BookEnds. More details at WFFF.org
  • The Festival of Trees will be from Dec 1st through Dec 28.
  • The Mid-State Regional Coordinating Council, as part of the Coordinated Transit and Human Services Transportation Plan update, is seeking the public’s input regarding access to transportation across the region. There is an on-line survey here.
  • State Renewable Energy Rebates: The State of NH provides a rebate payment of 40% of the system and installation cost, up to a maximum of $10,000, for NH residents who invest in high-efficiency (80% or greater), bulk-fuel fed, wood-pellet central heating boilers and furnaces serving designed intent and installer-certified on or after July 9, 2016. For complete program details, please see the PUC webpage
  • Funds Available for Heating Assistance - Community Action Program, Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc wants to remind homeowners and renters in Belknap and Merrimack Counties that Fuel Assistance funds are still available and the agency Area Center offices are open Monday through Friday to take applications. More info here
  • The Kearsarge Area Food Pantry is asking for the help of the community to donate and help meet the increased need for assistance. Donations can be dropped off at the Warner Area Center at 49 W Main Street, Warner or in the donation box located in the entrance of Market Basket. For more information please contact Erin Reed or Lori Garret at 603-456-2207 or ereed@bm-cap.org. Checks can be made out to Warner Community Action Program with a note of "Food Pantry" and sent to PO Box 116, Warner NH 03278. Thank you.
  • Reverse 911 self registration and information now available.
  • The Town is looking for pictures from past storm events. Please email pictures to selectboard@warner.nh.us. Thank you!
  • The Community Wood Bank purpose is to provide supplemental firewood to people who are in an emergency or in a situation of need. Please see this document for more information.
  • The Town is always looking for ideas or pictures for the yearly Town Report. Please email the Selectmen if you have something to recommend.

Town Profile

Warner, situated in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region of New Hampshire and in the western part of Merrimack County, is eighteen miles northwest of Concord via Interstate 89 or NH Route 103. The village is pleasant and picturesque with neatness evident in all the surroundings.

Mount Kearsarge, at 2937 feet above sea level, is the highest point in Merrimack County and the third tallest peak south of the White Mountains. The 360 degree panorama from the summit includes the White Mountains, Green Mountains, New Hampshire and Maine coasts and the tallest buildings in Boston. There are 6 ponds within the town's 31,851 acres.

Warner is one of the seven towns that comprise the Kearsarge Regional School District. Kearsarge Regional High School was designated one of the exemplary schools in the nation by the United States Department of Education under its National Secondary Schools Recognition Program. It holds accreditation by both the State of New Hampshire and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Simonds Elementary School received the Excellence in Education award in 2008 for the New Hampshire Elementary School of the Year.

In early May, the annual Spring Into Warner Arts Festival is held which is sponsored by the Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce, Warner retailers, and local organizations.

In October, on Columbus Day weekend, the annual Fall Foliage Festival is held, drawing thousands of people from all over New England and the USA.

In December, the annual Festival of Trees is held in the main hall of the Town Hall. Trees are decorated by various organizations and businesses and are on display from the Saturday one week after Black Friday until the day after Christmas. The Warner Hometown Holiday shopping and festival event is held the Saturday one week after Black Friday.