Richmond, New Hampshire
Area: 38.4 square miles
Route 32 (mailing address: 105 Old Homestead Highway), 239-4232, Mon. 10 a.m.-noon, 6-8 p.m., Wed. 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m., and Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., selectmen meet Monday at 7 p.m.; town clerk, 239-6202, hours, Mon. 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 and 6-8 p.m., Wed. 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.; Thurs. 9 a.m.-noon; tax collector’s hours, Mon. 7-8 p.m., Wed., 2-4 p.m.
Tax Rate: $24.32; ratio of assessment 100 percent
Registered Voters: 829
Fire Department: Chief Michael C. Pearsall; 911. Non-emergency: 239-4466
Police Department: Chief Brendan Bousquet; 911. Non-emergency: 239-6007
Annette Tokunaga, 239-6202
Tax Collector: Steven Boscarino, Deputy Denise Nolan, 239-6106
Planning Board: Richard P. Drew, chairman The board meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.
BudgetCommittee: Monadnock Regional district representative: Cornelius “Neil” F. Moriarty
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Sandra L. Perry, chairwoman
Moderator: Peter Majoy
Road Agent: Mark Beal
Recycling Center: Forest Lake Road, Winchester; Tues. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Thur. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Public Schools: Mount Caesar (K-3), Cutler (4-6), Monadnock Regional Middle/High School (7-12), all in Swanzey
Board of Education: Monadnock Regional district representative, James I. Carnie, Neil Moriarty
State Representatives: Jane B. Johnson, R-Swanzey; Alfred C. Lerandeau, D-Swanzey; Bruce Tatro, D-Swanzey
State Senator: Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford
Selectmen: Sandra Gillis, Carol Jameson, Deborah Boncal
Library: Richmond Public Library, Route 119 (mailing address, 19 Winchester Road), 239-6164, Tues. 4-7 p.m., Wed. 9 a.m.-noon, Thur. 4-7 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Churches: Community United Methodist, St. Benedict Center
Major Businesses: Activity Auto, Colony Hill Electronic Systems, Comtrek Inc., Hillock’s Auto Service, All Brand Appliance Repair, C&L Disposal, Condon Custom Construction, Richmond Four Corners Store, Camp Takodah
Points of Interest: Quaker burial ground, Hosea Ballou Monument, Old Brick Church, Richmond Town Forest, home of Joseph Weeks, once a U.S. representative