Town of Amherst NH

Town Hall Closed 10:30am-1:00pm, Monday, July 27

The Town Hall will be closed Monday, July 27 from 10:30 am-1:00pm to allow Town Hall employees to attend a Memorial Service for Torrey Demanche.

Memorial Arrangements

The Town Clerk’s office will remain open.


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Zoning Board of Adjustment Vacancies

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is an elected board that grants variances, special exceptions and equitable waivers and hears appeals of staff determinations of the applicability of the Zoning Ordinance.

The Board is seeking interested individuals to be appointed to fill the following vacancies:

  • One full member to serve until the next regular municipal election (March 2016), at which time a successor will be elected to fill the remainder of the term (expiring in 2017)
  • One alternate member to serve a three year term (2015-2018).

Anyone interested is encouraged to contact Colleen Mailloux, Community Development Director, at

For more information on the ZBA role and responsibilities, please visit the Board’s website or review the Zoning Board of Adjustment Handbook for Local Officials, a document produced by the NH Office of Energy and Planning.

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NH Hands Free Electronic Device Law will be in effect July 1, 2015

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Eversource Work in Amherst

Eversource, formerly PSNH, has scheduled work in Amherst.  For more information please click here.

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Municipal Resources, Inc. Final Report of Fire & EMS

The Amherst Board of Selectmen look to Municipal Resources, Inc. (MRI) to evaluate the manner in which Fire/Rescue and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are provided to the community. For more information on the agreement and scope of work, click <<<here>>>.


MRI Study Results:


Final Report of the Town of Amherst Fire and EMS Organization Analysis

Appendices of the Town of Amherst Fire & EMS Study


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