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Election Day and Town Meeting POSTPONED! - Due to the forecast for extreme weather, the Town of Warner has POSTPONED Election Day and Town Meeting. Election Day is now Tuesday, March 28 and Town Meeting will be held on the evening of Wednesday, March 29. Polls are open on Election Day 7a-7p. Town Meeting starts at 6p. Complete information including all related documents are on the Notices Page.

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Free K-5 child care at Simonds School for Town Meeting night - Child care will be provided for Elementary School-age (K-5) children in the school’s multi-purpose room on Town Meeting night. Student volunteers from the Kearsarge Regional High School and Middle School, along with Simonds Principal Tim Stokes, will be on hand at the school with games and activities from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. Town Meeting begins at the Warner Town Hall at 6 pm. A huge thank you to student volunteers and faculty advisors and Principal Stokes for this community effort that will make it easier for Warner parents to participate in Town Meeting. Thank you also to outgoing Selectboard member Lois Shea for organizing it. For more information, contact Principal Stokes at [email protected]

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Reduced Weight Limits on Town Roads - All Class V Roads within the Town of Warner shall be closed to vehicles in excess of 6 tons starting February 22, 2023 until further notice. See the Notices Page for further details.

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The Groundwater Protection Committee Newsletter # 5 is available online. This issue explains the proposed Groundwater Protection Ordinance Overlay District that will be on the Warner Town ballot on March 14th. The district would be located according to this map.

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The Warner Corridor Committee produced a survey for the public to express their interest and recommendations about possible changes along Rt 103 between the Village and the Intervale / Exit 9 area. The results of that survey are now available for download here. The results were discussed at the Select Board public meeting on January 31.

Town Notices Housing Assistance - Renter and homeowner assistance programs are available at Both programs are limited by available resources depending on utilization by renters and owners. People can also call 2-1-1, particularly if they don't have Internet access. For homeowners, the program provides up to $20,000 per household for delinquencies related to mortgages, utilities, property taxes, and other housing related costs. The property must be owner-occupied and must be the owner's primary residence.

Town Notices Warner Community Power Survey - Warner’s Community Power Committee has created a survey to highlight Warner residents views on electric power supply. We ask that you spend a few minutes with the survey so we can gauge the specific energy concerns that matter most to Warner. You can fill out an on-line survey or download the survey from the Community Power page or you can get hard copies which are available at Pillsbury Free Library, Town offices and at MainStreet Bookends of Warner. We hope that you find the survey to be a valuable exercise and will return the survey as promptly as you can. The complete announcement for the survey can be downloaded here.

Town Notices Volunteers Needed for ZBA! We invite you to attend a meeting, observe the process and see if it interests you.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment applies ordinances adopted by Warner voters. Determines appeals of administrative decisions, Special Exceptions, Variances and Equitable Waivers of Dimension based on facts and finding. The ZBA meets once a month, when there is business before the Board. They meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM. Meetings average 1 to 2 hours and there are between 6 to 8 meetings a year. The NH Municipal Association provides training.

Please use the Volunteer Interest Form to apply for any position you are interested in. This form can also be found on the Publications page.

Town Notices Volunteer for the Planning Board! The Planning Board is instrumental in long range planning and the Master Plan. The Board reviews and regulates subdivisions, site plans, holds public hearings, recommends zoning ordinance and amendments, makes recommendations on the Capital Improvement Programs and adopts regulations for driveways and excavation.

Planning Board members review plans, maps, regulations, ordinances and sets conditions. Training is available through the NH Municipal Association. They meet once a month and potentially up to twice a month depending on the demand.

Please use the Volunteer Interest Form to apply for any position you are interested in. This form can also be found on the Publications page.

911 Address Markers are available for purchase from the Warner Firefighters Association. Cost is $20. More information is available on the Fire Department page.

Winter Parking Ban

The Town of Warner's Parking Ordinance is in effect and states that no vehicle may be left on any street, road, or highway in the Town of Warner between the hours of 12:00 a.m. midnight and 6:00 a.m., from November 1st until May 1st of each year. Any vehicle found to be in violation of this ban will be towed away at the owner’s expense.

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Town Bulletin Board

  • Dog Ordinance in our Parks: Dog Leash/Clean Up Requirements - A friendly reminder to all dog owners. The Town has an ordinance that has established that all dogs be leashed while inside Town recreation areas, and leashed or under voice command in Town common areas and that the handler be responsible for removing defecation as it occurs in all areas. The mandatory dog leash areas are as follows: Bagley Field, Riverside Park, Simonds School and the Old Grade School playground. The mandatory dog leash or under voice command areas are as follows: Town Hall lawn, Masonic lawn, Monument and all sidewalks. Please respect the ordinance to minimize clean-up when preparing the fields at a later date.
  • 911 Address Markers: The Warner Firefighters Association is selling reflective address markers. More info...
  • White Plains Rd / Meadow Brook bridge deficiency (Webster, NH) has resulted in a 3 Ton Load Limit and Passengers Cars Only. Full details are in the NH DOT report.
  • Preservation of Historic Barns is encouraged by granting property tax relief. More details here.

Public Services

  • 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
  • Warner Connects Community Services / Food Pantry: The Food Pantry is located at the Warner Community Center, 49 W Main St, Warner NH. For assitance or more information please contact Lori Garrett at 603-456-2053 / [email protected]. Donated items may be dropped off at the Food Pantry or in the donation box located in the north entrance of Market Basket.
  • The Town is looking for pictures from past storm events. Please email pictures to [email protected]. 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 Select Board 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 October, on Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples' Day weekend, the annual Fall Foliage Festival is held, drawing thousands of people from all over New England and the USA.