New Residents – Welcome to Chester!

The Town Clerk’s office is the first stop for all new residents. If you have moved to Chester from out of state and would like to register your car, you will need the Title and a copy of your closing papers to show where you have moved.  Please visit the Town Clerk listing for more information regarding Taxes, DMV, Marriage Licenses and Pet Licenses. View Larger Map

Helpful Information Regarding Your Community

Town of Chester Mailing Address: 84 Chester Street, Chester, NH 03036 Located on the right hand side of Route 121 as you head North towards the Town of Auburn. Taxes are due July 1 and December 1. County Name: Rockingham Population: 4,768

Governor (as of January 5th, 2017):

Governor Chris Sununu, Office of the Governor, State House, 107 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 271-2121

Senate (as of January 3rd, 2017):

Senator Maggie Hassan, B85 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC  20510 Phone:  (202) 224-3324
Senator Jeanne Shaheen, 520 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: (202) 224-2841

Representative in Congress, First District (as of January 3rd, 2017):

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, 1530 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC  20515 Phone:  (202) 225-5456

State of NH

House of Representatives, District 4:

Jess Edwards, 33 Rattlesnake Hill Road, Auburn, NH  03032-3802
Joseph M. Hagan, 30 Chester St., Chester, NH  03036-4305
Jason M. Osborne, 65 Miner Road, Auburn, NH  03032-3974
Chris True, 41 Hunt Pond Road, Sandown, NH  03873-2141
Open seat to be filled at Special Election of Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Senate, District 23:

William M. Gannon, 107 North Main Street, State House Room 124, Concord, NH  03301

Town of Chester, Recycling Community

We are a recycling community and we urge you to participate as much as possible. The Transfer Station is located on Route 102, Raymond Road as you head towards the Town of Raymond. Hours: Saturday 7:00am – 2:00pm, Wednesday 6:00pm – 8:00pm. This is a drop off facility. Type of collection: cardboard, glass jars, bottles, magazines, metal cans, mixed paper, newspapers (no glossy inserts), phonebooks (remove covers), plastic (# 1 through #7), scrap metal, used motor oil, and yard waste. There is also a local Trash Removal Services Company: A.B.I. Waste Removal – Andrew Balch, Inc. (603) 625-8012. Weekly residential waste removal and recycling. Special jobs by appointment. Please call for a complete list of trash removal services. PO Box 246, Auburn, NH 03032. Recycling Facts and Info Link:

Helpful Links

Listings on this page are FREE. If you have a link that you think will be helpful to the residents of Chester, please submit it here.

Chester American Legion Post 108
Derry Newspaper
Manchester Newspaper
Nashua Newspaper
Eagle Tribune Newspaper
Tri-Town Times Newspaper
Raymond Area News
CTV-21 Public Access Television Station
WMUR Channel 9 News
WBIN TV 50 News
New Hampshire Almanac
Southeast Watershed Alliance
Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission
Large List of New Hampshire Schools
Large List of Things to Do in New Hampshire
NH Outdoors – complete online guide
New Hampshire Portal to State Government – Main Page
Eco-Friendly Cars-Car Covers Info
New Hampshire Electric Co-op 1-800-343-6432, 579 Tenney Mt. Hwy., Plymouth, NH 03264, Billing: 1-800-698-2007
Public Service of New Hampshire 1-800-662-7764, 24 hours
Granite State Telephone 1-800-559-9900, 600 South Stark Hwy, S.Weare 03281 9:00am – 4:30pm
Verizon Telephone 1-800-585-4466
AT&T 1-844-893-3726
DISH Network

Parkland Medical Center 603-432-1500
Elliot Hospital 603-669-5300
Catholic Medical Center 603-668-3545
Poison Emergency 800-562-8236
Chester Emergency – 911 Dial 911


Parents and Children Safety Awareness Links

Find A Family Resource Center In Your Area
Family Resource Centers around New Hampshire are providing families with educational programs and support services, which enhance their ability to raise healthy children in caring homes.
National Sex Offender Registry
Protect your family and community. Enter an address to view a map of registered sex offenders near you.
Sexual Assault Support Service 1 (888) 747-7070 Bullying Facts Indicators of Sexual Abuse
24 hour Hotline. Sexual Assault Support Services is dedicated to supporting victims/survivors in their effort to heal from the trauma of sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse, while striving to prevent the occurrence of sexual violence in local communities and in society at large. Portsmouth, NH office.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Publications: Straightforward safety tips and guidelines for parents to consider when talking to their children about personal safety along with recommendations to better safeguard homes and surroundings.
The Safe Side
Stranger Safety DVD. The Safe Side is dedicated to making kids safer. Founded by John Walsh and Julie Clark.
Locate Quality Child Care
The Bureau of Child Care Licensing (BCCL)
NOTE: please be aware that the BCCL site is NOT always promptly updated. It may list information or violations that were addressed by a provider but the site does not reflect the corrections.
SERESC – an educational consortium where educators, administrators, business professionals, and community members exchange ideas, solve problems and gain new skills

Community Alliance for Teen Safety:  (603) 434-5251

Community Alliance for Teen Safety (CATS) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) founded in 1996.  Our mission is to promote safe habits for all youth by increasing awareness of high-risk behaviors, encouraging healthy choices, and fostering community alliances in Chester, Derry, and Hampstead.  Our website offers a comprehensive resource guide organized by topics and we publish a monthly electronic newsletter. Contact Info: 41 Birch Street Derry, NH 03038 (603) 434-5251

ServiceLink Resource Center

ServiceLink is a statewide network assisting seniors, disabled adults and family caregivers. We can assist them in accessing the resources that will enable them to remain independent in their community. In addition to helping them connect with available resources, the ServiceLink Resource Centers are the entry point for New Hampshire’s Home and Community Based Care Program, and we are the state’s SHIP program which counsels people about Medicare and other health insurances. Our services are free and confidential. There are no financial eligibility guidelines to access our services. Please contact us if you need additional information. Our statewide toll free number is 866-634-9412. Or you can call the Salem office directly at 603-893-9769.The ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County’s website can be found using the following link.

Community Caregivers of Greater Derry

Providing support and assistance to the elderly and disabled of Derry, Londonderry, Chester, Hampstead, Sandown, and Windham so that they might maintain independence in their home and community environments. 58 East Broadway Derry, New Hampshire 03038-2404 (603) 432-0877


Chester is a member of CART, the Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation. CART provides shared ride, HC-accessible, curb-to-curb transportation for the public, with an emphasis on seniors and disabled residents of Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Londonderry and Salem. Call 603-434-3569 Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm to schedule a ride. For more information and CART rules, please go to