Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
Area: 36.5 square miles
Templeton Turnpike; selectmen’s office, 585-7723, Mon., Fri. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. 1-5 p.m.; Wed. 6-7 p.m.; town clerk, 585-7214, Mon., Fri. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. 1-5 p.m.; Wed. 6-8 p.m.; tax collector, 585-7791, Mon., Fri. 9 a.m.-noon; Tues., Thurs. 1-4 p.m., Wed. 6-8 p.m.
Tax Rate: $29.31, ratio of assessment 100 percent
Registered Voters: 1,609
Fire Department: chief, Edwin O. Mattson, Jr.; 911 or 585-6561 non-emergency
Police Department: Wayne H. Kassotis; 911; 585-6565 non-emergency
Heidi L. Wood
Town Administrator: Paula W. Thompson
Tax Collector: Jane R. Wright
Planning Administrator: Land Use Administrative Assistant: Sandra Gillis, 585-9119; Mon. and Fri. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs. 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; Wed. 6-8 p.m
Planning Board: Terry Silverman, Robin Blais, Suzanne Gray, Macreay Landy, Carlotta Lilback-Pini, Rick Brackett
BudgetCommittee: Carl J. Hagstrom 3rd, Martin Nolan, Frederick Wilkinson, Winston Wright, Brian Doerpholz (selectmen’s representative), Natasha M. Michelson, Virgina Doerpholz, Benjamin Thomas.
Building Inspector: Mark Sweeney, 585-7723
Moderator: William N. Prigge
Road Agent: Gene Cuomo, 585-2255
Recycling Center: Route 12; Tues., Thurs. 1-5:45 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. 585-9423.
Public Schools: Emerson Elementary (K-6), Monadnock Regional Middle/High School in Swanzey Center (7-12)
Board of Education: Monadnock Regional district representatives: Winston Wright, Phyllis Trask-Peterson.
State Representatives: Susan Emerson, R-Rindge; John B. Hunt, R-Rindge; Harry L. Young, D-Jaffrey
State Senator: Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford
Selectmen: Nancy W. Carney, Brian K. Doerpholz (chairman), Susan Link Silverman
Library: Fitzwilliam Town Library, 11 Templeton Turnpike, 585-6503, Mon. 2-8 p.m.; Tues. 2-6 p.m.; Wed. 9 a.m.-noon, 2-8 p.m.; Thurs. 2-6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-noon
Churches: Trinity Baptist, Fitzwilliam Community
Parks & Recreation: Village Green, Depot Common (Plante Memorial Park), tennis courts, ball field, cross-country skiing. Hiking, biking and snowmobiles allowed on railroad bed; access from Fitzwilliam Depot.
Major Businesses: Damon Lumber Co. Inc., Park Construction Corp., PLP Composite Technologies, Monadnock Lifetime
Points of Interest: 1817 Meeting House (town hall), Village Green (listed on the National Register of Historic Places), Historical Society Museum (Amos J. Blake House), Rhododendron State Park.