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Town Office Hour Notice
The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office will have a change in office hours Wednesday and Friday of week 10/22/18-10/26/18.
Wednesday, 10/24/18, the office will be open from 8:00 am – 2:30 pm and 6:00 pm – 8 pm.
Friday, 10/26/18, the office will be closed due to the Town Clerk Conference.
The Town of East Kingston will observe Trick or Treat on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Have a safe and happy Halloween!
Supervisors of the Checklist
The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 11:00 to 11:30 AM at The Pound School, Depot Road, East Kingston, NH.
The purpose of the meeting is for additions, deletions and corrections to the Checklist.
East Kingston Voters: Absentee ballots for the State General Election, November 6, 2018, are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office.
You may vote by absentee ballot ONLY IF, on the day of the election, one of the following is true:
You will be absent from the town or city where you are registered to vote;
You cannot appear in public because of observance of a religious commitment;
You are unable to vote in person by reason of a physical disability;
You cannot appear at any time during polling hours of your polling place because of an employment obligation. For the purposes of this application, the term “employment” shall include the care of children and infirm adults, with or without compensation.
If you do not meet one of the requirements listed above, then you may not vote by absentee ballot. Please vote in person on election day.
Special pick up days 2018
Bulky Pick-up 5/21/18 (pdf)
Bulky Pick-up 9/24/18 (pdf)
White Goods/Electronics 10/15/18 (pdf)
Hazardous waste 10/20/18 (pdf)
Change of Office Hours for East Kingston Town Clerk & Tax Collector’s Office (10/30/17-11/03/17)
Office hours for 10/30/17 - 11/03/17 are as follows:
Monday, 10/30/17, 8:00-5:00pm
Tuesday, 10/31/17, 8:00-2:30pm and 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, 11/01/17, 8-2:30pm
Thursday, 11/02/17, 8-2:30pm
Friday, 11/03/17, CLOSED
We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 6, 2017: Monday, 8-5pm, Tues/Thurs/Fri 8-2:30pm and Wed (eve) 6-8pm.
WREATHS OF REMEMBRANCE
EAST KINGSTON – Wreaths of Remembrance will be placed at Arlington National Cemetery as well as at town and city monuments across the United States as a part of the Wreaths Across America Program. Honoring those who have defended our country helps us remember and appreciate their service and our freedom.
On Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12 NOON, a Wreath of Remembrance will be placed at the Veterans Memorial Stone outside of the East Kingston Library on Maplevale Road. The East Kingston Community United Methodist Church will present the wreath and lead a brief service honoring our troops both past and present. Refreshments will be served at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church following the ceremony. All are welcome.
For further information please call Gerry Tilley at 603-895-6658.
The Town of East Kingston will observe Trick or Treat on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Have a safe and happy Halloween!
DMV VISION Press Release
The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017, for the Columbus Day Holiday. If you have purchased a vehicle from a NH Dealership and your temporary, 20-day plates, will expire during the State’s downtime, please make sure to register your vehicle prior to these dates. Also, please note you are able to renew your car registrations up to 4 months early. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office, 642-8794. Department of Motor Vehicles Press Release (PDF).
Sample Ballots - Election March 14, 2017
School District Ballot Page 1
Absentee Ballots are now available in the Town Clerk's Office or by mail or HERE for the Town Election to be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. March 3, 2017 will be the last day to accept voter registration applications until election day.
An absentee voter must be registered to vote in East Kingston, will be absent from Town on Voting Day, unable to come to the polls due to physical disability, or a religious observance, or an employment obligation requiring physical presence at work.
Requests must include your signature, East Kingston address, and a mailing address if different from home address. Written requests for the ballot can be mailed to the East Kingston Town Clerk, PO Box 249, East Kingston, NH 03827, emailed to email@example.com, or applied for in person at the Town Clerk's Office. The office will also accept faxed requests to (603)642-5096.
Completed ballots, returned in person, must be received at the Town Clerk's Office no later than 5:00PM, March 13, 2017, or received by mail by March 14, 2017. Ballots must be returned to the Town Clerk only by the voter, spouse, child, sibling or parent (special form required if not being delivered by voter).
Please call the Town Clerk's Office at 642-8794 for more information.
Motor Vehicle Registration - February 2017
The NH Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles is pleased to announce that a new computer system (VISION) will be implemented in the month of February. As a result, there will be an interruption of motor vehicle registration processing statewide. Town/City Clerk’s offices, along with the DMV offices, will be unable to process new or renewal registrations over the President’s Day holiday weekend, beginning Friday, February 17, 2017, and will be resuming transactions on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Throughout this process, the Town/City Clerk’s office will be open for other transactions not related to vehicle registrations during our normal, scheduled hours of operation.
If you have a new registration, a temporary plate or your registration renewal is due during the month of February, please make sure you are aware of the processing interruption.
Please feel free to visit the DMV website at www.nh.gov/dmv for updates concerning this implementation.
Track your Ballot
Voters: check your party, find your polling place, and more...
Track your ballots on: State of NH Voter Information Look-up
Dog Licensing Reminder....
East Kingston residents are reminded that April 30th is the deadline for dog owners to license their dogs with the Town Clerk.
A new adult dog should be licensed immediately with the Town Clerk. A puppy must be licensed as soon as it is 4 months old.
Male/Female - $9.00
Spayed Female /Neutered Male - $6.50
Dogs under 7 months old - $6.50
SeniorCitizen (65+ years - first animal only) - $2.00
A current rabies certificate, proof of spaying/neutering (if necessary) or previous year's dog license are required for licensing.
There is a $1.00 per month late fee for each month after May 31st. If you fail to license your dog, a fine of $30.00 will be issued by the East Kingston Police Department.
You can license your dog online under Town Clerk/Taxes.