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Just a Reminder:   Dog licenses are due by April 30th

There will be a rabies clinic on Saturday March 29, 2014 at the Whitefield Fire Station from 1:30pm- 3:30pm

I will be available to license dogs at that time.

Hope to See You There!

Tina Wright

Town Clerk

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A payment box is located outside the Town Office for your convenience

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Welcome to the Town of Whitefield, New Hampshire, incorporated in 1804. This traditional New England town is situated along the Johns River north of both Franconia Notch and Crawford Notch and northwest of Mount Washington (Elevation 6,288 feet)- the northeast's highest peak. Residents enjoy the diversity of the four seasons in this paradise located in the Great North Woods Region bordered by the WhiteMountains.                                              

          On this website you may stay informed of all the latest happenings. History buffs will be able to learn about the heritage of the town and its people and will find this a valuable resource for current information about the town.  Tourists and non-resident visitors will find this a welcome, helpful reference and we encourage them to spend time both on the site and in Whitefield.  If you have something to share or a question to ask, please contact us at info@whitefieldnh.org.   Your old photos and historical information is especially welcome!  

 

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*Calendar*

2014

                           Send us your event information! 

         Blue bags for roadside clean-up are available at the Transfer Station and Town Office.

Recreation News

Members -  We are always looking for new members to join our Recreation Committee!  If interested please call 837-9871 ext. 40 or 631-3595.  Recreation Committee meeting are held from 5-6 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Whitefield Town Office. 

Events for Seniors:  CD McIntyre Auditorium

Mondays: 10 am Exercise, 11:00 am Sewing Circle, *12 pm Lunch (Meals are provided by North Country Senior Meals.  There is a $3.00 suggested donation for ages 60 and over, $5.00 for those under 60).  1 pm Movie Hour.

Wednesdays:  10 am Exercise, 11 am Sewing Circle and Games, *12 pm Lunch, 1 pm Bingo

Fridays:  *9 am Breakfast, 10 am Exercise, 11 am Sewing Circle and Games, 12 pm Healthy Cooking Lesson.

For additional information please call Becky Matthews at 837-2826 or 991-7799.

 ***The Senior Meals are on Mondays and Wednesdays Lunch at Noon at C.D. McIntyre, Wednesday Lunch is also at the Methodist Church in Lancaster and Friday Breakfasts are at 9 am at C.D. McIntyre.  

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*Summer Recreation Program* Sign-up Sheets are available at the Town Office.  Summer Recreation begins July 1st - 19th and July 29-August 16th.

Swimming Lessons will begin July 1st - July 19th.

Any questions concerning Summer Recreation please call 631-3595.

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Un-Common Concert Series every Thursday Night on the Common starting May30th through August 29th.

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Cruise Nights on the Common - June 21, July 5, July 19, August 2, August 16 and August 30.   5-7 Whitefield Common.

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Annual Community Day - Saturday, August 10 (Road Race, Local Vendors, Raffles, Rides, Food and Entertainment........

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Community Baptist Church will hold its Annual  North Country Gospel Music Festival on Saturday, July 27 at 6:30pm.  A freewill offering will be taken. Located at 27 Jefferson Road.  Further information call 837-2469 or www.cbc1816.org.

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Vacation Bible School - Community Baptist Church - August 5-9, 2013 6pm-8:30pm.  Special closing program for families Sunday morning August 11 at 9:30am.  Classes for children preschool thru Grade 6.

 

Other Meeting Locations

Al-Anon

Meets every Sunday at 7:00 p.m. at The Trinity United Methodist Church 18 Lancaster Road, Whitefield. More info at 837-2083.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meets every Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. at the Community Baptist Church, 27 Jefferson Rd., Whitefield. More info at 837-2469.

American Legion & American Legion Auxiliary

Meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m., following a light meal at 6:00 p.m.  Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at  the meeting hall and is open to the public. These non-profit organizations work to help our communities, our veterans and our nation. They sponsor high school and junior high school oratorical contests; Boy's and Girl's State government programs; White Mountains JROTC; Boy Scouts and many scholarship programs. They also support our active duty, National Guard and reserve service members and interact with U. S. Senators and Representatives on behalf of our citizens.

Caregivers Support Group

Meets every third Tuesday of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Morrison, 6 Terrace St.. Open to those caring for family members suffering from Alzheimer's or one of many forms of dementia. More details: Tiffany Kenison 1-800-700-7654.

Church Services in Whitefield

Whitefield Christian Church, 3 School Street, Whitefield  (837-8849). Sunday Worship- 10:30 a.m. (Nursery services available newborn through age 5.) Sunday Evening Bible Study 6:00 pm.  Biblical Counseling- by appointment, call 837-8849
 
Chapel of the Transfiguration, Elm Street, Whitefield. Services at 9:00 a.m. Sundays during the summer only from July 6, 2008 through August 31, 2008. Visiting clergy this year will include Keith Owen of Lakewood, OH; Ted Gulick, the Bishop of Kentucky; and Paul Jeanes, Mike Lager and Bill Watson-- all of Kentucky.  Member of Episcopal Diocese of NH.

Community Baptist Church, 27 Jefferson Rd., Whitefield (837-2469). Sunday Worship and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Youth Group at 7:00 p.m. Saturdays. Men's Breakfast every month on the third Saturday at 8:00 a.m. Email: cbc1816@myfairpoint.net and website is www.cbc1816.org.

St. Matthews Catholic Church, 9 Jefferson Rd., Whitefield (837-2558).Mass on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 18 Lancaster Rd., P. O. Box 275, Whitefield (837-9525). Woship is at 9:00 a.m. Sundays. E-Mail adress: Trinity UMC_WhitefieldNH@yahoo.com Thanks to the generosity and hard work of this Community, the new Church building is in use.  There remain numerous projects for completion; e.g. Church Bell, Steeple, paving parking lot, etc., so fund raising continues.  Donations are welcome.  Please check out our website for more details- www.tumcwhitefield.org

Food Pantry

Friends-N-Neighbors Food Pantry is open every Monday & Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 4 Main Street, Whitefield. If there is a need when the pantry is closed or if more info is desired, call Lillian Harriman at 837-2024. Donations of food or money are respectfully accepted.  We serve the following towns:  Whitefield, Dalton,  and Jefferson.

Friends-N-Neighbors Thrift Shop

Thrift Shop is open Mon. - Wed.; Fri. and Sat. 10:00 - 5:00; Thurs. 10:00 - 6:00; Closed Sunday.  We have household items such as bedding, curtains, small appliances, etc.  Games, puzzles, and books may aslo be available.  The selection changes frequently so shop often!

Girl Scouts of America

The Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains serve the communities of NH & Vermont.  Girls in grads K-12 are encouraged to develop their leadership potential thru activities that enable them to discover their values, skills and world around them; connect with others; and to take action to make a difference in their community and their world.  There are currently several troops in Whitefield.  For more info, call Donna Thompson, Field Director 444-0038, or visit our website www.girlscoutsgwm.org

Historical Society

Whitefield Historical Society Museum is located in the lower level of the Laconia Savings Bank Building, 22 King Square, Whitefield. Open Thursdays 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. from May through September. By appointment, also. For more info or to join, call 837-2466 or mail to P. O. Box 21, Whitefield, NH 03598. Ongoing exhibits are also on display on the first floor of the Mountain View Grand year 'round and are updated periodically.

Planning Board of the Town of Whitefield

Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. More info: 837-9871 Ext. 11.

Red Hat Society

The "Over The Mill" Chapter of the Red Hat Society meets monthly on the first Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Generally meeting at the Old Mill Gallery, 36 King Square. Call for details- 837-8778.

Board of Selectmen Town of Whitefield

Meets on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m. More info: 837-2551.

Senior Meals

Whitefield Senior Meals served at noon Monday at The Highland House on Highland St., Whitefield; Wednesday at The McIntyre School Apartments, Highland St., Whitefield; and Friday at McKee Inn, Main St., Lancaster. More info at 837-2424.

Whitefield Economic Development Corporation

Meets quarterly at 7:00 p.m. at the town office. Day and date will vary so as not to conflict with other groups meeting. More info: 837-2466.

Lions Clubs International

The Whitefield Lions Club meets for dinner 6:30pm on the third Thursday of every month at the Inn At Whitefield. We are a member club of the Lions Clubs International and our mission statement is focused solely on helping to support the needs of the local community. The activities that the Whitefield Lions Club currently supports include scholarships to college bound Seniors at the WMRHS, local eye care and heating fuel assistance, the Friends and Neighbors Food Pantry Aid, local Habitat for Humanity projects, Whitefield Public Library, and local Veterans and First Responders groups.. New members are always welcome so drop in to see what we are about. Please visit us at http://whitefield.nhlions.org. You can also contact us by mail at P.O Box 296, Whitefield, NH., 03598 or call Rick Wright 603-475-1910.

Whitefield School PTA

Meets monthly on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Whitefield School Library.  Meetings generally last one hour. Guests are encouraged to come and observe. Membership is open to anyone that supports their mission. For more details visit their website at  www.sau36.org/wespta  or email wespta@sau36.org.   Meeting date and times are subject to change, please confirm before attending.

 

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CREDITS: Throughout this site are many photographs and old documents, including postcards and other material. These are being used with permission of the donors who, in many cases, are the photographers. We thank every contributor.

The header photo as well as the background photo on every page is the beautiful photography work of Bonnie Wyatt Wright of Lancaster.

The Whitefield logo in the header of each page is the artwork of Sue Gradual of Whitefield.

Last updated: 04/09/09

 

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