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General Announcements for the Town of Candia

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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



Mosquitoes collected in Candia tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) last week. Spraying to control adult mosquitoes will occur on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Spraying will take place at the following locations:


- Town Hall

- Library

- Moore Park


The insecticide CrossCheck Plus (bifenthrin 7.9%) will be used to control adult mosquitoes. Dragon Mosquito Control, Inc. of Brentwood will be the applicator. Residents may call 734-4144 for further information regarding spray dates, times, locations, insecticides, precautions, EEE and other concerns.



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


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.