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The Board of Selectmen will meet on Wednesday, October 24th at 1:00pm. There will not be meetings on October 18th or October 25th.

Supervisors of the Voter Checklist will be meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in the Westmoreland Town Hall from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m.  Residents are advised that corrections can be made to the checklist at this session.  Further details on Supervisors of the Checklist  page.

Reminder:  Last two days for taking hazardous waste to Keene Landfill until spring of 2019:  Wednesday, October 17 and Saturday, October 27   See details here:  Recycling Center

NOTICE:  UPDATE of Town Clerk & Tax Collector hours

Broadband Survey results are Here

Please be considerate of walkers and bikers – check your speed!

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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