Winchester, New Hampshire

Vital Information
Zipcode: 03470, Ashuelot 03441
County: Cheshire
Population: 4,500
Area: 55.8 square miles
Town Hall: 1 Richmond Road, 239-4951; Town Clerk, extension 102, Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Tax Collector, extension 104, Mon.- Thurs., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m; Town Administrator, extension 101, Mon.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Tax Rate: $30.73; ratio of assessment, 100 percent
Registered Voters: 2,400
Fire Department: Chief, Barry Kellom; 911, non-emergency 239-6691
Police Department: Chief, Gary A. Phillips.; 911, non-emergency 239-4814
Town Clerk: James Tetreault (Deputy Town Clerk: Karey Miner)
Town Administrator: Shelly Walker
Tax Collector: James Tetreault (Deputy Tax Collector: Karey Miner)
Planning Board: Chairman, Dean Beaman, vicechairman Gustave “Gus” Ruth, Brooke Sharra, Larry R. Hill, Brian Moser, Michael Doherty; alternates, Arthur Charland, Kenneth Harvey; selectmen’s representative, Sherman Tedford
BudgetCommittee: Harvey Sieran, Kathleen Hebert, Brian Moser, Kenneth Cole, Hubert Crowell
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Chairman, Lou Fox, Jason Cardinale, William McGrath, Rebecca Roy, Kenneth Cole; alternates, Arthur Charland, Steve Thompson
Moderator: Denis Murphy 2nd
Road Agent: Dale R. Gray
Recycling Center: Forest Lake Road, Winchester, Tues. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Thurs. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Public Schools: Winchester School (K-8) Keene High School (9-12)
Other Schools: Ashuelot Head Start in Ashuelot; Winchester Learning Center
Board of Education: Trevor Croteau, Jason Cardinale, Elisha Jackson, Richard Horton, Kevin Bazan
State Representatives: Henry A.L. Parkhurst, D-Winchester
State Senator: Molly Kelly, D-Keene
Selectmen: Kenneth Gardner, Sherman A. Tedford, Theresa G. Sepe, Herbert “Chan” Stephens, Roberta Fraser
Library: Conant Public Library, 239-4331, Mon., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Thayer Public Library in Ashuelot, 239- 4099, Tues., 3-7 p.m., Thurs., 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 10-2 p.m.
Churches: Queen Mary of Peace (St. Stanislaus), Winchester Assembly of God, United Church of Winchester, Grace Christian Fellowship
Parks & Recreation: Town beach at Forest Lake, ELMM Community Center, Pisgah State Park. The town holds an annual Pickle Festival, including a parade, craft fair and kids’ activities, in the early fall
Major Businesses: Keeney Manufacturing (Plum Pak), Kulick’s Inc., Winchester Precision Technology, Rite-Aid, Innovative Machine, Global Trucking, Monadnock Speedway, Winchester Speedpark, Family Dollar, State Line Fireworks
Points of Interest: Conant Library Museum; Pisgah State Park; Sheridan House, The Winchester Historical Society Museum