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General Announcements for the Town of Candia

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Zoning Board - Public Hearing on November 25

The Candia Zoning Board of Adjustment will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Office Meeting Room at 74 High Street in Candia, NH.

- Public Hearing Notice

- Agenda


Slide Presentation - Vision and master planning for Candia

View the slide presentation on the importance of visioning and master planning for Candia. This presentation was given by SNHPC at the Candia Planning Board meeting of November 5, 2014.


Lights on the Hill - Sat, December 13

Celebrate Christmas at the annual "Lights on the Hill" festivities. The event is held the second weekend in December, this year Saturday, December 13th from 1-8 p.m.  Activities happen in historic 19th century buildings beginning at the corner of Route 27 (High Street) and South Road in Candia, NH (exit 3 off Rt. 101).  Walk the beautiful village campus lined with hundreds of luminaries or ride the shuttle bus around to each site.    Admission is free.  Help us support those in need by donating a hat or warm gloves or socks.


Toast a marshmallow or just warm your hands at the glowing campfire.   Enjoy a light supper in the Café and top it off with a homemade dessert in the Bakery.   Children as well as adults will delight in seeing live nativity animals at the “Bethlehem” stable.   The Heritage Commission will greet you at the Smyth Building, which is on the National Historic Register. View crèches from all over the world.   The Christmas Store is a delightful place to buy those inexpensive stocking stuffers.  Elves are available to help your children purchase and wrap gifts for the entire family. Young adults will be drawn to the Coffeehouse to sip a cup of coffee while listening to acoustical music selections. 


Christmas Shows have something for everyone – come enjoy Nicole Murphy, Concord Coachmen Chorus, Sugar Beats, Granite State Cloggers, music from Jesse Remington High School and Moore School students, Angels from Heaven dancers, Haitian Chorus, and much more.  Children’s activities across the picturesque village campus include cookie decorating, craft making, and more.


For more information, call 483-0506 or visit us on the web at or

Candia Moore Park Playground - Thank you!

Thanks to our intrepid volunteers and park visitors, we managed to complete spreading the playground surface protection materia today! No Sunday work party necessary, but you're welcome to come and enjoy the park.


Thanks to ALL of you, young and old(er) alike, that love the playground.


Check the Facebook Moore Park page for photos!


Depot Road - Road closed for culvert repair on Nov 24-26

Depot Road will be closed for culvert repair at Ward Brook on November 24th , 25th, and 26th.


Budget Committee - Vacant Position

There is currently a vacant position for the Budget Committee. If you are an interested party, please submit a letter of interest to:

  • Candia Town Hall
  • Selectmen’s Office
  • 74 High Street
  • Candia, NH 03034


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


2014 Revaluation Information

Commerford Nieder Perkins, LLC will be taking calls to schedule an appointment on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday October 27th thru October 29th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


Reviews appointments will be held on the following dates: Thursday October 30th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday October 31st from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Informal Reviews will be held at the Candia Town Hall, 74 High Street.


- 2014 Revaluation Preliminary Values - Ordered by Owner

- 2014 Revaluation Preliminary Values - Ordered by Map & Lot


PSNH: Helicopter work along powerline corridor

Beginning September 15 and continuing into mid-October, PSNH will be using a helicopter to help string wires along the power lines from Hooksett to Deerfield. PSNH is requesting that we notify residents who have horses or other animals that may be spooked by the helicopters. Any questions may be directed to 1-888-926-5334 or by e-mail at


UPDATE: The  helicopter work referenced above has been completed.  However, an additional step is now needed to complete the entire project.  This step, which will also require the use of a helicopter, will not be performed until January 2015.  When the time gets closer, PSNH will notify abutters of the upcoming work.


DHHS Identifies Positive Test for EEE in an Animal

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is announcing a positive test result for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a mule in the town of Candia. Read the Press Release released by DHHS.


PSNH Announces Automated Meter Reading Service

PSNH is enhancing technology that collects your electric usage every month by installing AMR, or Automated Meter Reading, for you and all our customers across New Hampshire. This safe, proven technology enables our meter readers to read your meter remotely, safely, and accurately, via wireless radio signals.

- What to expect and what to know

- AMR Brochure


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.


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.



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.