Press Releases/What’s New


City Property Tax Rate Set at $15.84

November 19, 2018

The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has approved the City’s 2018 tax rate for Fiscal Year 2019 of $15.84 per $1,000 of valuation, City Manager John Bohenko announced Monday, November 19th.

The approved rate dropped by five cents from the anticipated tax rate of $15.89 at the time the City Council adopted the FY19 annual budget in June, said Bohenko.


Utility work and closure on Court Street on Monday, November 19th

November 19, 2018

On Monday, November 19th, utility work will occur on the intersection of Court Street and Pleasant Street. Court Street will be closed between Pleasant and Church Streets, and the Pleasant and Court Streets' intersection will remain open for traffic coming from State Street or Marcy Street. A detour route will be in place along with signage and flaggers to assist. Work is expected occur between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.


Bicycle amenities to be removed for the winter season

November 12, 2018

Beginning the week of November 12th, crews will begin removing the City’s bicycle corrals, Zagster bike share stations, and most of the white reflective plastic delineators along the Middle Street / Lafayette Road new bicycle lanes to avoid conflicts with snow clearing operations during the winter season. All items will be removed before Thanksgiving.


Lighting repairs in progress at South Mill Pond courts

November 8, 2018

Due to damage to a control box from recent storms, the lights at the South Mill Pond basketball and tennis courts are not functioning properly; users of the courts should be aware that nighttime use is currently limited due to lack of safe lighting. Public Works is addressing this issue and anticipates the repairs to be made within a couple weeks; an update will be posted at that time.