The Dispatch June 14th, 2022
Town Offices: CLOSED Monday June 20th for the Juneteenth Holiday
Summer Office Hours: The Town Clerk's office will be closed on Fridays during the summer months. The office will be closed beginning on Friday, June 17th through Friday, September 2nd.
Except for Holidays: Monday June 20th Juneteenth & Monday July 4th & Monday September 5th Labor Day, the Town Clerk’s office will be open Monday - Wednesday, 8:30am - 4pm, and Thursday, 11am - 6:30pm.
We ask that you please plan accordingly.
Peterborough dog owners: NH State law requires that all dogs be licensed annually by April 30th. To date, we still have over 150 dogs that remain unlicensed for 2022. Late fees went into effect on June 1st. Please license your dogs now to avoid civil forfeiture fines that will be issued after June 15th to owners of each unlicensed dog.
Finance Department: Property Tax bills were mailed on May 26th and will be due for payment by July 1st.
Low-to-moderate income homeowners are encouraged to apply to Low & Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief Program, which is administered by the State. Claims (using Form DP-8) can be filed with the NH DRA through June 30th. Through the program, eligible homeowners may receive a partial refund for taxes paid in 2021. Please note that a copy of final 2021 tax bill, along with copy of 2021 federal income tax return, must be submitted with the application. If you need a copy of your final bill, reach out to the Finance Department at 603-924-8000, ext 103.
Peterborough Lions Club: Bench Donation The club members took on a plastic bag/wrap recycling program through NexTrex and gathered enough recycled material to earn a beautiful sitting bench to be placed within the Town for public usage. The place for the bench is yet to be determined but it will be for all to use, the Peterborough Lions Club hope you enjoy it!
Recycling Center: mini-mall is open each day the Recycling Center is open. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 8:00am-5:30pm (15 min before the recycling center closes).
Recreation: Peterborough Recreation Department would like to share their 2022 Summer Brochure of programs and activities: https://cms5.revize.com/revize/peterboroughnh/Summer%20Brochure%202022%20(final%201).pub.pdf and the current Cunningham Pond and Adams Pool brochure: https://peterboroughnh.myrec.com/documents/cpond_and_pool_2022.pdf.
Senior Program Special Summer Events: Senior Barbecue: Friday June 24th 10:30am-1:00pm $10 per person, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, Fruit, Dessert & Beverages. Advanced reservations required by June 17th
Breakfast Bingo: Wednesday July 6th 9:00am-11:30am $10 per person, Quiche, Sausage, Fruit, Pastry, Coffee/Tea and BINGO. Advanced reservations required by July 1st
Picnic at Cunningham Pond: Friday July 22nd 10am-1:00pm Free Event, Pack a lunch, bring a chair, take a swim, and have fun. Advanced reservations required by July 15th
Panini Day: Friday August 12th 10:30am-12:30pm $10 per person Celebrate national panini month by creating a delicious panini with an array of ingredients while learning about this fun sandwich. Advanced reservations required by August 5th.
Peterborough Fire Department on the Web. Check it out!
We are Peterborough Fire & Rescue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvv6CRYV7D8
Answer the Call: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIuyR2diivA