Peterborough, New Hampshire

Vital Information
Zipcode: 03458
County: Hillsborough
Population: 6,284
Area: 36 square miles
Town Hall: 1 Grove St., Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 924-8000; town clerk, Mon.- Fri. 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Thursday 8-6:30 p.m.; tax collector, Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., last Thursday of each month, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Tax Rate: $29.80; ratio of assessment 97.3 percent
Registered Voters: 4,751
Fire Department: Chief, Joseph Lenox 3rd; 911, non-emergency 924-8090
Police Department: Chief, Scott Guinard; 911, non-emergency 924-8050
Town Clerk: Linda Guyette, 924-8000, ext. 105 or 784-56-5; email, lguyette@ townofpeterborough.us
Community Development: director, Peter Throop, 924-8000, ext. 104; email, pthroop@townofpeterborough. us
Town Administrator: Pamela L. Brenner, 924-8000; e-mail, administration@townofpeterborough.us
Tax Collector: Linda Paris, 924-8000, ext. 113; email, lparis@townofpeterborough. us
Planning Board: Rich Clark, Ivy Vann, Tom Weeks, Alan Zeller, Audrey Cass, Jerry Galus; selectmen’s representative, Barbara Miller
BudgetCommittee: Jennifer Duffy, Robert Lambert, Steve Jones, Leslie Lewis, Gordon Kemp, Donald Parkhurst, Roland Patten
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Loretta Laurenitis, Peter Leishman, Sharon Monahan, David Sobe, Jim Stewart; Bob Lambert, Peter LaRoche, alternates.
Moderator: L. Phillips Runyon 3rd
Public Works: director, Rodney A. Bartlett, 924-8000, ext. 100
Recycling Center: Recycling Center: Scott Mitchell Road; Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. 8 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; 924-8095
Public Schools: Peterborough Elementary (K-4), South Meadow (5-8), Conval Regional High (9-12)
Board of Education: Conval Regional district representatives: Thomas Ferenc, Joel Green, Butch Estey, Jon Ingram
State Representatives: Janet “Jill” L. Shaffer Hammond D-Peterborough, Peter R. Leishman, D-Peterborough
State Senator: Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford
Selectmen: Joseph Byk, Liz Thomas, Barbara Miller
Library: Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St., 924-8040. Mon., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tues., Thur. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; summer hours: Sun. noon-2 p.m. (Labor Day-Memorial Day)
Hospital: Monadnock Community Hospital, Old Street Road, 924-7191
Churches: Baha’i Faith of Peterborough, Christian Science, Union Congregational, All Saints’ Episcopal, Trinity Evangelical, Divine Mercy Roman Catholic, Unitarian Universalist, United Methodist, Good Shepherd Lutheran, Monadnock Congregational
Parks & Recreation: Miller State Park, Adams Playground, Depot Square Park, Shieling Forest, Casalis State Forest, MacDowell Dam, Cunningham Pond Beach (residents only), Putnam Park, Texiera Park
Major Businesses: Monadnock Community Hospital, NH Ball Bearings Inc., Rivermead Retirement Community, Staff Development for Educators, Direct Media Millard, Pheasantwood Nursing Home, Summerhill Retirement Home, Peterborough Basket Co., Shaw’s Supermarket, CVS, Rite Aid, TD Bank and Peoples United Bank