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General Announcements for the Town of Candia

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Budget Committee - Secretary Position Open

The Budget Committee is seeking an organized, self-starter with good people skills to fill the position of secretary.  This is a part-time position that averages about 5 hours per month, more during budget season.  It does not include benefits.



The secretary attends budget committee meetings, handles noticing of all Budget Committee meetings, copies budget reports and other paperwork for Budget Committee members, transcribes minutes from meeting recordings, posts meeting minutes within 5 business days of the meeting and other duties as assigned. 



The Budget Committee meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm.  This position requires knowledge of Microsoft Word and the ability to transcribe from a taped recording.



If interested please send a cover letter with resume to:


Budget Committee

Candia Town Hall

74 High Street

Candia, NH 03034


PUBLIC HEARING - Planning Board, Aug 20 at 7PM - Tree Trimming Scenic Road

Notice is hereby given that the Candia Planning Board in accordance with RSA 675:7, will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday August 20, 2014, at 7:00 PM in Candia Town Hall, 74 High Street, Candia NH 03034 <read Public Hearing Notice>


Lyme Disease and Other Tickborne Diseases in New Hampshire

Read the official NH DHHS Health Alert: Lyme disease and other tickborne diseases in New Hampshire.


Mosquito control program - Begins week of April 7

Public Notice - Mosquito Control


Old Smyth Memorial Building - Trustees wanted

The Board of Selectmen are soliciting letters of interest for trustees of the Old Smyth Memorial Building.  If you are an interested party, please submit a letter of interest to:


Candia Selectmen’s Office

74 High Street

Candia, NH 03034


If you have any questions, please call the Selectmen’s Office at 483-8101.


License your dog by April 30, 2014

Dogs are due to be licensed by April 30, 2014. If you need further information, please call the town clerk's office at 603-483-5573.


Police department updating list of elderly and disabled residents

To all residents: The Candia Police Department is updating their list of elderly and disabled residents. In the event of an extended power outage or flooding, the PD and Fire Department conduct well-being checks on the elderly and disabled.


If you know of a Candia resident that you would like added to our list or want to verify that they are listed, please contact Karen at the PD (483-2318) or Christine at the Town Clerk’s Office (483-5573).


Candia Town Reports - History Buffs Rejoice!

Copies of many of the original Candia Town Reports going back to the late 1800's are now available on the website in PDF format (many fully searchable, I've been told). A unique historical resource at your fingertips. Check them out and if you know where we can get any of the missing years, let us know.


How to find them? On the left hand menu, select Annual Reports under the “Public Documents” section.


On Sale Now - Water Powered Mill Sites in Candia, NH book

Water Powered Mill Sites in Candia, New Hampshire - Front CoverThe Candia Heritage Commission announces the publication of Water Powered Mill Sites in Candia, NH documented by Diane Philbrick and Jim Lindsey.


There were as many as 15 mill sites in Candia in the 19th century and based on an 1852 map, Philbrick and Lindsey tracked them down. This 100-page book records the history of the mills and gives a photographic account of the present day archeological remains, and the granite rock work of dams and spillways.


To order this book, please visit the town office. All proceeds from this book benefit the Smyth Memorial Building renovation.



Planning Board Alternate - Vacant Position

There is currently a vacant position for a Planning Board alternate. For more information, read the Public Notice.


View Candia's Scenic Roads

View a map or list of scenic roads in Candia, NH.


Display your photos at the Town Hall

Do you have a knack for photography? If you do and you'd like to display your photos on the wall at the Town Hall, talk to the town clerk, Christine Dupere, and she'll fill you in on the details.