News and Announcements

Information About Emerald Ash Borer

Attached are links to current information about emerald ash borer in New Hampshire including: risks,  preparedness plans and treating high-value landscape ash trees, disposal of infested material, movement of firewood, and best management practices.

Letter to municipalities

Ash treatment guide 10012018

Disposal of EAB generated waste

Ash materials from NH and VT to ME

Best Management Practices for EAB

This information, and more, is also available on, which is the multi-agency cooperative website for forest pest information in New Hampshire. … Read More

“A Walk Back in Time: The Secret of Cellar Holes” 7:00pm Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Pittsfield Historical Society

Pittsfield Historical Society presentation Secret of Cellar Holes

BCEP Solid Waste District is Seeking a Full-Time Solid Waste Operator

Applications are available on their website – or at the facility.

Solid Waste Operator Position

17th Annual Pittsfield Fiddle Contest Friday, May 10, 2019

Pittsfield Youth Workshop will hold their 17th annual fiddle contest at Pittsfield Middle High School from 5:30pm – 9:00pm Friday May, 10, 2019.  Please call 435-8272 for more information.

2019 Multi-Town Yard Sale Registration By Mail April 25, 2019 – May 25, 2019

The Greater Pittsfield Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Multi-Town Yard Sale will be held May 31, 2019 – June 2, 2019 from 8:00am – 2:00pm.  Participants may register by mail from April 25th – May 25th.  Individuals, businesses and non-profits in the towns of Barnstead, Chichester, Epsom, Gilmanton, Loudon, Northwood and Pittsfield are eligible to participate.

Registration forms are available at … Read More

Warning: Ammunition Has Been Found in Garbage and Recyclables at B.C.E.P. Solid Waste Facility

Ammunition has been found in both the garbage and recyclables and has been exploding



Preschool Registration For The 2019-2020 School Year May 8, 2019 9:30am-12:30pm At The Elementary School

Preschool registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on May 8, 2019 from 9:30am-12:30pm. If your child will be 3 years old by July 31, 2019 and you are a Pittsfield resident, your child is eligible to attend the Pittsfield Elementary School preschool program. Please call the PES main office at 435-8432 to schedule an appointment.

Dogs Must Be Licensed By May 1, 2019

Dogs must be licensed by May 1st each year under State Law RSA 466:1

Fees : $9.00 for unaltered dogs

$6.50 for neutered/spayed dogs

$2.00 for 1st dog with an owner over 65

$20.00 for group license of five or more dogs

There are three ways to license your dog(s). For all cases we need record of the current rabies vaccination.… Read More

Volunteers Wanted for Committee and Commission Vacancies

There are opportunities to volunteer for the following committees and commissions.  If interested, please fill out the attached application or pick up an application from the town hall.  Please return the completed application to the Selectmen’s Office and it will be distributed to the appropriate appointing authority.

Conservation Commission

Parks & Recreation Commission

Planning Board – alternate positions

Zoning Board of Adjustment – alternate positions

appointment application

SB volunteer policy

Budget Committee Members Wanted

The town is looking for volunteers to serve on the Budget Committee. There is currently one 1 year position and 3 year positions open.  If you are interested, please fill out a committee appointment application (link below or may be picked up from the Selectmen’s Office) and return it to the Selectmen’s Office at the Town Hall.

appointment application

SB volunteer policy