News and Announcements



Motor Vehicle Decal License Plates Now Available

The DMV has implemented four decal license plate types:   Decal Passenger plate, Initial Decal Passenger Plate, Veteran Decal Plate and Initial Veteran Decal Plate.  The fee for the decal plates are a flat fee of $15.00 (yearly )plus a one-time $8.00 plate fee, in addition to registration fees and any vanity fees that apply. These fees does not included the decal. The actual decals that will be placed on the plates will NOT be issued at the DMV but at an approved 501(c) (3) authority. The fees for the decals are determined by the 501(c) (3) authority and may vary.

Each decal  passenger plate have  5 characters with a leading “D” for decal plate.  Example: D1200

Each decal veteran plate will have 5 characters with an ending “V” for decal plate .Example: 5000V

New Registrations: In order to obtain a decal plate, please complete the town portion of the registration at the town hall, and go to a state DMV office to complete the state portion of the registration and receive your plate, and month and year stickers. From there, you may go to your non-profit agency to obtain your decal.

Do you have an existing registration and now want to switch? You can go to a state DMV office and complete a midstream plate change. Cost will be $15 for a new registration, plus the $15 decal plate state fee, and a one-time fee of $8 for the new set of plates. Please bring your current valid registration.

Once you have registered your decal plate, renewals can be performed at the town hall.

The following decals have been approved by the legislature for 2017 use on decal plates:

  • UNH alumni association-please call 862-6000 or visit unh.edu/license plate for more information
  • Firefighter decal plates-for current or retired firefighters only-contact your local fire department for more information
  • NH Rotary-please visit rotary7870.org

For Veterans only: (please call the office of veteran’s services for more information)

  • United States Army
  • United States Navy
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Medal of Honor
  • Distinguished Service Cross
  • Navy Cross
  • Air Force Cross
  • Silver Star
  • Bronze Star

Master Plan Committee Meeting Monday, July 24, 2017 7:00 PM

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Village Water District Boundaries Proposal

Anyone with changes to the list of properties in the proposed Water District (see PVWD Proposal ) that they feel should be on the list, please E-mail those changes to F72116@aol.com.  Thank you for your input.

Now Open – Town Pool

The F.B. Argue Recreation Area is now open for the 2017 summer season. Hours are Monday-Friday from 12:00-5:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00-5:00. Tuesday and Thursday nights during June and July (except for the weeks we are doing night lessons) we will stay open until 7:00 PM for families.

Swimming lessons will be offered again this summer.

Registration for swimming lessons will be held at the recreation area from 12:00-5:00 beginning on June 23. We will run two-2 week sessions. If there is enough interest, we will run a third session. The lessons will run for 20 minutes to ½ hour each. The dates for the sessions are as follows: June 30- July 13 daytime lessons; July 21 – August 3 night time 5 – 7 (night). The cost for swimming lessons for residents is $15 per child ($45 max per family) The daily admission for residents is $1.00 per person or a family season pass may be bought for $50. Daily admission for non-residents is $1.50 per person. All persons entering the area will be expected to pay. Children under 5 years old will be admitted free with a paid adult. For more information, please call 435-7457.

2017 Pittsfield Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The Board of Selectmen will be discussing the adoption of the proposed Hazard Mitigation Plan 2017 Update at their meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, which starts at 6:00 p.m.

The Board held a public information meeting at their meeting on April 18, 2017 to accept public comment on the 2017 draft update of our Hazard Mitigation Plan

Town of Pittsfield, NH Hazard Mitigation Plan Update 2017

2016 Annual Town Reports

The 2016 annual town report is available below in pdf format.

2016 town report

CONCEALED CARRY – PLEASE READ

This past week Governor Sununu signed into law Senate Bill 12, thereby allowing anyone who can legally own a gun, to carry concealed without requiring a permit to do so.

We expect the Department of Safety will be providing new conceal carry forms (out of state reciprocity requirements) by next week.

For those with permits currently in review or pending, we will be contacting you shortly when the process is complete.  In the meantime, under the new law, you may carry your gun concealed immediately if you legally own it.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Jeffrey M. Cain

Chief of Police

How to reach your police

A concern has been expressed to me that some citizens have come to the station and experienced difficulty reaching a police officer.  I want to apologize for this and assure the public we are committed to serving you to the best of our ability.  We recently lost our administrative assistant so there may not be anyone in the office during the day to answer the door or phone.  Your police department is also currently being down sized and losing full time police officer positions which may add to this challenge and impact our availability.

We will make every effort to make ourselves available to the public and limit the reduction in services, but please be patient.   If you come to the station and no one answers the door there is a gray call box to the right of the door.  If you pick up the phone it will connect you with our dispatch center who will send an officer to meet you.  If you call and no one answers the phone please leave a message or call 435-7211 to reach our dispatch center directly.  We currently have office hours Monday and Tuesday 1:00pm-6:00pm.

I apologize for any inconvenience you may experience, we remain committed to serving you and will continue to evaluate ways to better serve you.

Sincerely,

Chief Jeffrey M. Cain

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