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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.


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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:  Maggie Hassan

Governor Maggie Hassan
Office of the Governor
State House
107 North Main Street Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2121
website:  http://www.governor.nh.gov/

Senate:

Senator Kelly Ayotte:
144 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3324
Web: http://www.ayotte.senate.gov/

Senator Jeanne Shaheen:
520 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2841
Web: http://www.shaheen.senate.gov/

Representative in Congress, First District:  Carol Shea-Porter

Congresswoman Carol Shea Porter
1530 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
(202) 225-5456
website:  http://shea-porter.house.gov/

State of NH

House of Representatives, District 4

Gene P. Charron, 297 North Pond Rd., Chester, NH 03036
Joseph M. Hagan, 30 Chester Street, Chester, NH 03036
James E. Devine, 54 Hampstead Rd., Sandown, NH 03873
Dudley D. Dumaine, 104 Windsor Dr., Auburn, NH 03032

Senate, District 23

Russell E. Prescott, 8 Farm Road, Kingston, NH 03848

 

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:  http://www.rapidsupplies.com/reduce-reuse-recycle-paper-making-arts-and-crafts.aspx

 

Video: A Drive Around Chester NH

A Drive Around Chester NH – by Dan Roberge from Dan Roberge on Vimeo.

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 http://chesterlegion108.webs.com/
Derry Newspaper http://www.DerryNews.com
Manchester Newspaper http://www.theUnionLeader.com
Nashua Newspaper http://www.NashuaTelegraph.com
Eagle Tribune Newspaper http://www.EagleTribune.com
Tri-Town Times Newspaper http://nutpub.net/tri_town_times_newspaper/
CTV-21 Public Access
Television Station
http://www.chesterpublicaccess.org
WMUR Channel 9 News http://www.wmur.com
WNDS TV 50 News http://www.wnds.com
New Hampshire Almanac http://www.state.nh.us/nhinfo/
Southeast Watershed Alliance http://www.southeastwatershedalliance.org/
Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission http://www.snhpc.org
Large List of New Hampshire Schools http://elsurfo.com/school/nh.htm
Large List of Things to Do in New Hampshire http://elsurfo.com/todo/nh.htm
NH Outdoors – complete online guide http://www.nhoutdoors.com/
New Hampshire Portal to
State Government
http://www.nh.gov – Main Page
Recycling http://www.rapidsupplies.com/reduce-reuse-recycle-paper-making-arts-and-crafts.aspx
New Hampshire
Electric Co-op
1-800-343-6432, 579 Tenney Mt. Hwy., Plymouth, NH03264, Billing: 1-800-698-2007www.nhec.coop
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
www.bigyellow.com
DIRECTV http://www.directvdeals.com/order-directv/
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 http://www.wmur.com
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 http://www.familywatchdog.us/
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
http://www.sassnh.org/
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 http://www.missingkids.com/
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 Video
http://www.thesafeside.com
Stranger Safety DVD. The Safe Side is dedicated to making kids safer. Founded by John Walsh and Julie Clark.
Locate Quality Child Care http://www.childcareaware.org/en/
The Bureau of Child Care Licensing (BCCL) http://childcaresearch.dhhs.nh.gov/
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 http://www.seresc.net
http://www.seresc.net/ed_autism.phphttp://ptan.seresc.net/

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
info@catsnh.org
http://www.catsnh.org

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 893-9769.The ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County’s website can be found using the following link. www.rockinghamservicelink.com

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
www.comcaregivers.org