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The Selectmen will be appointing an Agricultural Advisory Committee to be a town resource providing subject-matter-expertise for agricultural related issues.  They will support the Town in ensuring preservation of the Town’s rural character, protection of agricultural resources and supporting our local agricultural community.  If you are interested in serving on the committee, please notify the Selectmen’s Office by July 19th.

Bid Specifications for repairs to a portion of the south side exterior wall of the Town Hall.

The Westmoreland Broadband Advisory Committee is compiling the results and will present the findings of the recent study regarding internet service in the town.  More info to follow.

The Fire Department is looking for a couple of cars to be used as training aids.  If you would like further information, leave Chief Nelson a message at the station – 603 399-9993.

Annual Meeting Draft Minutes – March 14, 2018 (minutes are in contention for accuracy of what transpired) 

Meeting notices and/or agendas are located on the appropriate Board or Committee page.

At their Annual Meeting, residents of the town voted to adopt the All-Veteran’s Tax Credit.  If you are a Westmoreland resident and veteran and not currently receiving a tax credit, please call the Selectmen’s Office for information on how to apply – 603 399-4471.    PA-29 Application

Town Report 2017

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To get on a list to receive pertinent notices, please e-mail the Selectmen’s office at townofwestmoreland@myfairpoint.net

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The first settlers came up the Connecticut River in canoes from Northfield, Massachusetts in 1741, after the original charter was granted by the Massachusetts governor in 1736. A subsequent charter was granted by King George II of England in 1752, and the town was incorporated under the name of Westmoreland in honor of an English Lord of that name. Westmoreland, while basically an agricultural community, supported many mills and other small industries during the late 1700’s and throughout the 1800’s. In 1800, the population was recorded at 2,066. Today’s population is 1,730 and includes residents of the Cheshire County Nursing Home located in Westmoreland. Further interesting history may be found in The History and Genealogy of Westmoreland, NH published in 1976.  A copy may be purchased from the Selectmen’s Office.

Westmoreland students attend kindergarten through 8th grade at the Westmoreland School and 9th through 12th grade at Keene High School in Keene, NH

 

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