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You are hereby notified that the Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m at Town Hall. The ZBA will hear two Variance Applications filed by Grace Trow, for property located at 479 State Route 202; Map 16, Lot 9. A Variance is requested from Article VII, Section C of the Zoning Ordinance to permit residential use of an existing building. A Variance is also requested from Article VI, Section D.2. of the Zoning Ordinance to permit residential use of an existing building. The property is located in the Rural/Agricultural Zone and the Water Resource Protection Zone. 



The first session of the 2015 annual meeting will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Pierce School on Tuesday February 3, 2015, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The meeting shall consist of explanation and discussion of each warrant article. Copies of the Budget and Town Warrant are available at Town Hall.




The Town of Bennington, NH, located in the Monadnock Region, is seeking candidates for the position of Police Chief. The current Chief is retiring after 20 years of service with the Department. This is a full-time salary-exempt position with an excellent benefits package. The Bennington Police Department is a community-oriented law enforcement agency serving a population of 1,500 residents.

This Police Chief position is that of a “working” Chief who will perform administrative duties as well as take an active part in law enforcement duties and patrols while working closely with residents, businesses, schools, emergency services, and the region at large. All applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional moral character, strong work ethics, be a NH full-time Certified Officer and willing to reside within a fifteen minute commute to Bennington. Preference will be given to applicants possessing a post secondary education or equivalent and have prior supervisory experience.


Interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to the Board of Selectmen, Police Chief Search, 7 School Street, Bennington, NH 03442, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Deadline for submission is February 9, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.




The Town of Bennington is accepting applications for a part-time Transfer Station Attendant who will be responsible for overseeing the residential recycling of solid waste. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and possess excellent customer service skills. Solid Waste Operator Certification Level 3 will be required within six months of hire; loader/backhoe experience desired although not required. Salary commensurate with experience; position is staffed for 20 hours per week and includes mandatory Saturday and Sunday attendance.


Apply immediately by submitting a resume and cover letter for consideration to Town of Bennington, Transfer Station Attendant, 7 School Street #101, Bennington, NH 03442, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or fax to 588-8005.


The Town Clerks are now authorized NH agents 
to do the following: 

 ~ OHRV registration ~
~ Hunting/Fishing licenses ~

*(These services are offered during Town Clerk hours only)
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