Walpole, New Hampshire
Zipcode: 03608; North Walpole, 03609; Drewsville, 03604
Area: 37.3 square miles
34 Elm St.; selectmen’s office, Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m., closed to the public Wednesdays, 756-3672; selectmen meet Thurs. 7 p.m.; town clerk and tax collector, Mon., Tues. and Thurs., 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Wed. 7-8 a.m. and 3-7 p.m., 756-3514.
Tax Rate: $21.93; North Walpole village precinct, $25.64.
Registered Voters: 2,540
Fire Department: 756-3621 chief, Richard Hurlburt; chief, North Walpole; 445-5353 non-emergency, Ed Hasselman
Police Department: Chief, Michael Paquette; 911; 445-2058 non-emergency
Town Treasurer: Ray Boas
Sandra J. Smith
Tax Collector: Sandra J. Smith
Planning Board: Jeffrey Miller, Bob Miller, Henry Fletcher, Dennis Marcom, Eric Merklein, James Aldrich
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Myra Mansouri, Jan Galloway-LeClerc, Mary Therese Lester, Peggy Pschirrer
Moderator: Ernie Vose
Road Agent: James Terrell
Recycling Center: Route 123 (Whitcomb Road), Drewsville; Tues., Thurs., Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; 445-5197
Public Schools: Walpole Primary (K-2), North Walpole Elementary (3-4), Walpole Elementary (5-8), Fall Mountain Regional High in Langdon (9-12)
Board of Education: Fall Mountain Regional district representative, Lilla DeCoste
State Representatives: Paul S. Berch, D-Westmoreland; William Butynski, D-Hinsdale; Lucy M. Weber, D-Walpole; Tara A. Sad, D-Walpole
State Senator: Molly M. Kelly, D-Keene.
Commissioners: North Walpole, Barbara O’Brien, Cheryl Mayberry, Patrick Kiniry; Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-noon, 445-2453; commissioners meet Tues. 7-9 p.m.
Selectmen: Whitney R. Aldrich, Jamie Teague, Chas Street
Library: Bridge Memorial Library, Main Street, 756-9806, Mon. 1:30-8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs., 1:30-6 p.m.; Wed., 10 a.m.-noon, 1:30-6 p.m.; Fri., 1:30-5 p.m.; Sat. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. North Walpole Library, 445-5153, Tues.-Wed. 2-4 p.m., Sat. 1-4 p.m.
Churches: First Congregational, St. John’s Episcopal, St. Peter’s, Unitarian Universalist, Seventh-day Adventist, Grace Bible Fellowship.
Parks & Recreation: Whitcomb Recreational Park, pool and tennis courts.
Major Businesses: Bellows House Bakery, Hicks Machine Inc., Hubbard Farms Inc., Woodward Tiny Tot Furniture Inc., Frank W. Whitcomb Construction Corp., Burdick Chocolates, Len-Tex Inc., Benson Woodworking Co., Florentine Films, Ruggles and Hunt, Stillpoint Publishing Inc., Walpole Savings Bank, Walgreens, Walpole Village Salon, Shaw’s supermarket, Ocean State Job Lot, Pinnacleview Equipment, N.H. State Liquor store, Bargain Corner, Connecticut River Bank, Walpole Village Tavern, Murray’s Restaurant, Diamond Pizza.
Points of Interest: Historical Society, Unitarian Church, Colonial houses, First Connecticut River Bridge, Hooper Institute Museum, Hooper Golf Club.