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Welcome to Allenstown Alt

This web site exists to inform Allenstown residents about important community activities and public events, to get voters more engaged in the political process, to present clear and detailed information about upcoming town elections, to help residents understand where their taxes are being spent, and to help bring about a more prosperous future direction for the town.

The Neighborhood

Allenstown lies in Merrimack County in southern New Hampshire midway between Manchester and Concord along the Route 3 corridor on the east side of the Merrimack River.

Town Government Structure

Local government consists of several governing bodies (AKA kingdoms) that perform separate functions and fund their operations through distinct taxation. The Town Government, School District, and Sewer Commission administer their own functions, working in cooperation with each other but independent of each other.

Revenues and Expenditures

Every year around May, the next year's budgeting process begins. By October, the Selectmen review the Town Government and Sewer Dept. budgets. By November and December, the Budget Committee diligently reviews ALL the budgets and decides whether to accept them as is, issue cuts, or (heaven forbid!) suggest increases.

After looking at all the budget narratives, spreadsheets, and other documents on the town web site, you wonder how to understand it all. For a simpler view of the budget documents, go to the 2017 Revenues and Expenditures.

Old Allenstown Meeting House

News and Analysis

new Single mom gets to keep home - Aug. 15, 2017

Fire Chief Resigns - Aug. 1, 2017

Surprising Election Results - Mar. 17, 2017

Candidates Forum + Election Moved to March 16 - Mar. 13, 2017

Selectmen Approve Land Sale to Holiday Acres Despite Opposition - Mar. 7, 2017

Opposition to 210 More Homes in Holiday Acres - Mar. 4, 2017

Allenstown Wins Sewer Lawsuit - Feb. 19, 2017

2017 School Budget Back to $10.4 Million - Feb. 10, 2017

2017 School & Town Warrant Articles Reviewed - Jan. 29, 2017

2017 School Budget cut, Resource Officer nixed - Jan. 13, 2017

2017 School Budget at $10.4 Million - Dec. 23, 2016

**BOS Meeting Highlights**

Past News Stories

Community Events

 Old Home Day, Aug. 26, 2017

 28th Kiwanis Antique & Classic Car Show , Sept. 9, 2017

Public Notices

View all Notices and Events on the Public Bulletin Board.

updated  Upper Deerfield Rd. Paving Completed, Aug. 16, 2017

updated River Road Extended Paving, Aug. 7, 2017

Selectmen at Old Meeting House, June 5, 2017

Apt. building gets tax relief,
May 22, 2017

River Road Repaved, May 12, 2017

Selectmen's Meeting, every two or three weeks, Mondays, 6:00 p.m., Town Hall

Budget Committee: Sept. 21 at 6 p.m., Allenstown Community Center.

Planning Board: May 17 at 6:30 p.m., Allenstown Town Hall.

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