Welcome to the Town of Northwood official website!

The Town of Northwood was founded in 1773 and is home to 4,241 year-round residents.  Situated on Route 4 the Town is on the main thoroughfare between Concord and Portsmouth and sees an average of 13,000 commuters every day.   

Mission Statement

The Town of Northwood New Hampshire seeks sustainable growth that protects our natural and historic resources, while preserving our values, qualities, and culture.

To promote and improve our quality of living, enhance our sense of community, and preserve the integrity of our small-town heritage.

We are committed to providing excellence in service for all citizens, businesses, and visitors through constant improvement and determination. We strive to sustain the public trust through open and responsive government, and we encourage public participation from our citizens and businesses.


   

Latest News & Announcements(view all)

Budget Committee

Meeting Schedule

Budget Committee

Posted Tue, Nov 06 at 08:27am

TOWN OF NORTHWOOD PUBLIC NOTICE Budget Committee   The Northwood Budget Committee will hold the following schedule for review of Year 2018 Town/School District/Cove Village/Water District budgets:   Saturday, December 1: Town Budget/Cove Village/Water Distric ...read more

Guptill Lamprey Pasture Trail Map

Guptill Lamprey Pasture Trail Map

Conservation Commission

Posted Fri, Oct 12 at 10:43am

Opening of New Trails in Northwood read more

Administration Department

The Town of Northwood is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Highway Laborer II.

Administration Department

Posted Wed, Oct 10 at 09:27am

  HIGHWAY LABORER II Town of Northwood     The Town of Northwood, NH (pop. 4,279,) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Highway Laborer II. Applicants must have sufficient knowledge and training in the occupation field. Applicant must hold a va ...read more

Administration Department

The Town of Northwood is accepting applications for an immediate opening of a full-time Fire Chief position.

Administration Department

Posted Wed, Oct 10 at 09:25am

Fire Chief   The Town of Northwood NH is accepting applications for an immediate opening of a full-time Fire Chief position.   This position performs highly responsible administrative and supervisory work in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the Fire Department in conjunction with New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated Chapter 154. This shall include fire prevention, suppression, and emergency medical services to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property by fire and emergency medical conditions. The work week is 40 hour, Monday through Friday, schedule with 8-hour shifts. Response to fire and some evening meetings will be required.   The successful candidate should have at the time of hire:   Associates Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration or directly related field. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Ten years of experience in the fire and ems field of which at least three years in a supervisory role. NHFST Certified Firefighter II; NHFST Certified Fire Officer II; Incident Command Certified; Must possess a valid New Hampshire Driver’s License of sufficient grade to lawfully operate/drive fire & emergency vehicles including any airbrake and tank endorsements required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.   This full-time exempt position has a salary range of $47,605 to $72,007 annually depending on qualifications and experience. Northwood offers a full benefits package including health and dental insurance and NH Group II retirement.   Residency or nearby residency preferred.   A complete job description and application may be obtained at the Northwood Town Hall at 818 First NH Turnpike (Route 4), Northwood, NH  03261. Applications may also be obtained online at www.northwoodnh.org on the Employment page under files.    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application to:    Town of Northwood Board of Selectmen 818 First NH Turnpike Northwood, NH 03261   Application packages will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Friday, November16, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.   The Town of Northwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer ...read more

Administration Department

Selectmen forming Safety Complex Building Committee

Administration Department

Posted Wed, Sep 26 at 01:12pm

Consider contributing to your community by volunteeringread more

Board of Selectmen

New Dump Stickers Available

Board of Selectmen

Posted Wed, Jul 11 at 04:10pm

Pick up your new orange sticker for use of the town dump and beaches!
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Cable Advisory Committee

Northwood shows on LRPA

Cable Advisory Committee

Posted Fri at 01:34pm

Updated 11/9/2018 1:35 PMread more

Planning Board

Doing Business in Northwood

Planning Board

Posted Jul 06, 2016

The Northwood Planning staff, in cooperation with the Code Enforcement and Fire Department staff has prepared a new document entitled "Doing Business in Northwood."  This document will guide you through local approval process.  Click the icon at left on the home page for the document. ...read more

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