Thursday, August 30, 2018

New Hampshire Primary Day Voting

Voting for the upcoming New Hampshire primary will be held at Wentworth Elementary School.

The polls open at 8:00 am and close at 7:00 pm.

Absentee ballots are available at the Town Clerk's office.

Reminder that here will be a Supervisors of the Checklist meeting (for any additions or corrections) on September 4, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Town Offices board room.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Transfer Station Closed Wednesdays Until Further Notice

Per order of Selectmen, the Transfer Station will not be open on Wednesdays until further notice.
We are currently trying to hire additional help and fill a position for Supervisor of the Transfer Station.  We ask that you be patient while this process continues.  The Station will be open on the weekends.  Thank you.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Change in Transfer Station Hours This Weekend


Transfer Station will be open Saturday, August 25th from
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Station will re-open on Sunday, August 26th from
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Friday, August 17, 2018

Selectmen's Office Closed August 20-22

The Selectmen's Office will be closed on August 20-22nd re-opening on the 23rd at 9:00 am.

This has nothing to do with the Tax Collectors Office, which will be open on Tues. & Wed. 
The Board of Selectmen will have a meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 @ 6:00 pm

Items No Longer Accepted at the Transfer Station


Per order of Selectmen:

The Town of Wentworth will NO LONGER be accepting:
  • Propane tanks of any size
  • Any unit that contains FREON such as; refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, dehumidifiers, etc.
Be aware that new pricing sheets will be available at the Transfer Station with the updated info.
For further questions: please come to a Select board meeting or call the Selectmen's Office at (603) 764-9955.

A complete list of items that are not currently accepted is on the Trash/Recycling page.

Transfer Station Position

The Town of Wentworth is currently seeking an individual for a part-time / employee position, working as a  Supervisor of the Transfer Station.  The Town is also in search of a part-time, fill in position during absences, working as an Attendant.

  • 18 hrs. a week
  • Wednesdays 3-6 pm. (1-4 pm Nov. - Feb)
  • Saturday and Sundays 9-3 pm.
The Attendant will be responsible for the following: 
  • Must be certified with the State of NH (training available for qualified individual)
  • Opening and closing the Transfer Station gates according to schedule.
  • Direct incoming vehicles to proper disposal areas and check for appropriate station identification.
  • Collect and record all required disposal fees, and must be able to fill out daily paperwork, and submit to Admin. Office biweekly.
  • Oversee the separation of materials.
  • Coordinate and schedule pick up of disposal and recyclables, manage universal wastes including mercury products, computer monitors, fluorescent bulbs, rechargeable batteries, tires, and etc. 
  • Keeping the Transfer Station clean, picking up debris, maintaining a clean Attendants Station.
  • Attend Seminars and Training as required by The Board of Selectmen.
This position will require yearly certification through NHDES.
To Apply:
Application may be obtained at the Town Offices or found on the Town of Wentworth Website at: of Wentworth Employment Application.pdf
Completed application may be subitted by mail to the Town of Wentworth, Attn: Transfer Station, PO Box 2, Wentworth, NH 03282 or hand delivered to the Selectmen's Office during office hours of Tues. 1-5 pm., Wed. & Thurs. 9-1:00 pm.  If you have questions please contact the Selectmen's Office at (603) 764-9955.  Thank you.

Monday, August 13, 2018

August 14 Selectmen's Meeting Canceled

The Selectmen's Business Meeting for August 14th at 6:00 pm has been canceled. 

Wentworth E. Coli Water Test Results

Attention Residents:

Please be aware that the recent E. Coli CTS water testing results were expedited for the Town of Wentworth because of last month's level of concern.  Today, Aug. 13, 2018, the Town received the results from NH Public Health Laboratories Dept. of Health & Human Services. NO LEVELS OF CONCERN this month were reported.  Lisa Doner with Baker River Watershed - Plymouth, says the Town of Wentworth can relax their restrictions on the swim beaches.
The following are abbreviations that will assist you in interpreting your report.
CTS/100 mL = Counts per 100 milliliters
CFU = Colony forming unit

For assistance in interpreting your lab results and obtaining information regarding water treatment; go to and search “Be Well Informed.” or go to

On August 6th:
Silver Bridge (Saunders Hill Rd.)  -   40 CFU/100ml
Town Beach Hamilton Field   -   40 CFU/100ml
Town Park (Riverside)   -   60 CFU/100ml  

The florescent orange warning signs may be removed from the Hamilton Field gate and swim hole area, along with the signs at the Silver Bridge (Saunders Hill Road). 
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, please call the Selectmen's Office at: 
(603) 764-9955.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Warning: High E. Coli Reported in Wentworth

Please be aware that the water test results are back from NH Public Health Laboratories.  The message that was received discusses that Wentworth is having trouble at the Silver Bridge (Saunders Hill Rd.) again.  It also states that the Town Park Hamilton Field is remarkably high also, considering that just upstream values are only 20 counts per 100 mL.  

May 29th:
Silver Bridge   -  <10
Town Beach Hamilton Field   -  10
Town Park (Riverside)   -   <10

July 5th:
Silver Bridge   -   100
Town Beach Hamilton Field   -  70
Town Park (Riverside)   -   20

The two locations: Town Beach at Hamilton Field & The Silver Bridge at Saunders Hill Rd. have been posted with fluorescent orange signs stating the issues, concerns and levels of E-Coli.

Currently, The Hamilton Field gate and a tree near the swim hole area, are posted with info stating to "Swim at own Risk" and the Saunders Hill Rd. (Silver Bridge) is currently closed. "No Swimming allowed". If you have any questions, please call the Selectmen's Office at (603) 764-9955.