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Town Notices


Selectmen's Meeting, Town Hall, Monday, November 3,2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Selectmen Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Closed to the Public.

Town Clerk's Office Hours: Monday, 8:30 to 3:00 p.m. AND 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Tues.,Wed.,Thurs. 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
CLOSED FRIDAY

Carroll, New Hampshire

Town Government News 

The 2014 results from Town Meeting held March 11, 2014 are available here.
The 2013 results from the Town Meeting held March 12, 2013 are available here.
The 2012 results from the Town Meeting held March 13, 2012 are available here.

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Master Plan

The Master Plan Committee Survey has been completed with the results provided below.   

Survey Presentation

Survey Results

Survey Comments

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Municipal Messages 

From the Office of the Tax Collector - The first issue of tax bills have been mailed out and are due on July 10, 2014.  If you have not received yours, please contact our office.  

Consumer Confidence Report 2014 - Carroll Water Works - This year's water report is available here online and also available at the Town Hall.  They will also be mailed out to each water customer in the 2nd quarter water bill which will go out at the end of June or beginning of July.

Dog Licenses are In! - All dogs must be licensed  by April 30, 2014.   Please present current rabies certificates at time of registration.

License fees are:
                                Male or female                                                          $9.00
                                Spayed or Neutered                                                 $6.50
                                1st dog for owners over 65                                      $2.00

You may also renew your dog license online by the icon located on the top left side of this page.  Extra convenience fees will apply. _________________________________________________________________________________________ 

Online Payments

Make your property tax payments online using the property tax icon located above on the left hand side of this page.   Mastercard, Visa, Discover and debit cards with those logos are accepted forms of payment.  You can also renew your vehicles and dog licenses online using the above corresponding icons.  Additional fees do apply.

 If completing motor vehicle renewals online, please allow enough time for us to process your request and mail the registration back to you before your registration expires.   Renewing late or receiving renewals after registration expiration is not the fault of the office.

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office now accepts credit card payments in the office for motor vehicle registrations, dog licensing, property taxes and water bills.  Mastercard and Discover are accepted forms of payment over the counter.  Visa is only allowed at the counter for property tax payments (their rule.)  Additional fees do apply, please ask us about it.   

The E-Reg icon will also allow you to get a cost estimate of renewing your registration as well as estimating costs invovled in registering a brand new vehicle. 

Forms and applications are available for your use on the FORMS PAGE.  Now including but not limited to:
building permits, tax maps, ZBA forms and marriage applications.

Water payments are now accepted online by following the water icon on the top left of the page.   MasterCard, Visa Card and Discover are accepted online as well as EBT transfers using checking account information.

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Online Minutes and Agendas of Town of Carroll Municipal Board Meetings are available online and updated weekly.  Most meetings are filmed and the recorded DVD's are available in the Library.

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Surrounded by New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest, Carroll is a Four Season area with Skiing, Snowmobiling, Hiking, Biking, Bird and Moose viewing.

The Town of Carroll is located between Franconia Notch and Crawford Notch with its majestic waterfalls & scenic crags. For year-round vacationers we offer motels, campgrounds, cottages and restaurants -- all with North Country hospitality.

 History

Under Governor John Wentworth, a Charter was granted February 8, 1772 to Sir Thomas Wentworth and others for a tract of land called Bretton-Woods, derived from the estate of the Wentworth Family in England called Bretton Hall.

By June 1830, the population was 150 people but was unincorporated having no representation in the legislature.  The residents petitioned the legislature to become a Town named Haven (apparently to honor Alfred W. Haven, Justice of the Peace of Bretton Woods.)

As of May 1831, the legislature had not acted upon the petition of Bretton-Woods to incorporate as a town.  Some of the original petitioners changed their minds and wanted to withdraw the petition.  The legislature ignored the petition and passed an Act signed into law on June 22, 1832 incorporating the Town of Carroll.

Charles Carroll of Maryland was a distinguished American of wide reputation and one of the signers of the Delcaration of Independence.  Thus, the Town of Carroll was incorporated which included the villages of Crawford's, Bretton Woods, Fabyans and Twin Mountain.

*obtained from And Then There Was One by George E. McAvoy, 1988