Annual Fire Parade | 2021 North Route

Litchfield’s Annual Fire Apparatus Parade 2021

Litchfield’s Annual Fire Apparatus Parade 2021

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National Fire Prevention Week is October 3rd- 9th, 2021. This year’s theme is:           “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!

In observance of National Fire Prevention Week on Friday October 1st, the Annual Litchfield Fire Apparatus Parade will begin at 6:30pm.  The parade this year will start from the North end of town, leaving Litchfield Technology Park on Route 3A, heading north.  The route is reversed each year to allow residents at each end of town the opportunity to view the parade before dark.

Please be respectful of  Safe Social Distancing along the Parade Route.
Please come out and CHEER US ON!

NEW 2021 North Parade Route (changes are highlighted)NEW 2021 North Parade Route

From the Litchfield Technology Park, the parade will proceed north on Charles Bancroft Hwy, right onto Forest Lane, right onto Brook Rd which becomes Arcadian Lane. Left onto Corning Rd, Left on Forest Lane, Left onto Charles Bancroft Hwy heading south.  

Proceed south on Charles Bancroft Hwy to Colby Road. Left on Colby Rd, left on Roberts Rd, right onto Robyn Ave, left onto Ronisa Ave. From Ronisa Ave, right onto Garden Dr, left on Century Ln, east across Albuquerque Ave, right onto Brenton St., left back onto Albuquerque Ave. Head south to Hillcrest Rd. Left on Hillcrest Rd., right on Meadowbrook Ln, south on Albuquerque Ave. to Pinecrest Rd. Right on Pinecrest Rd., left on Brickyard Drive, left on Nakoma Dr. to Nesenkeag Dr. Right on Albuquerque Ave heading south. Right on Stark Lane, right back on Albuquerque Ave to Page Rd. Left on Page Rd. heading east, right onto Weatherstone Road follow the loop back to Page Road, right on Page Road, left on Pilgrim Dr. heading north. Left on Talent Rd. heading west across Albuquerque Ave. continuing on Talent Road to Charles Bancroft Hwy. Right on Charles Bancroft Hwy heading north to Hillcrest Road. Straight across Albuquerque making a right onto Liberty Way back to the fire station parking lot.

Our parade is a reminder to change the batteries in your smoke detectors, and to stay fire safe! 

Please join us the following day, Saturday, October 2nd from 1 pm – 4 pm for the return of our annual fire station Open House. Last year’s event was canceled due to COVID-19.

Litchfield Budget Committee | Meeting Summary | August 26, 2021

The Litchfield Budget Committee held a meeting at Town Hall on August 26 at 7pm.  The current members are Andrew Cutter (Chair), John David Son (Vice Chair), Keri Douglas, William Hayes, Derek Barka, Scott Taylor, Kate Stevens, Christina Harrison (School Board Representative), and Robert Leary (Selectmen Representative).

Public Input

There was no public input at this meeting.

Business Reports

Updates on town business was provided by Mr. Leary.  Town departments have begun their budget presentations to the Board of Selectmen.  The budget committee expects a preliminary 2022 draft town budget in September.

Mrs. Harrison sent a school business summary to the chair as she could not make the meeting in order to conduct interviews for a new middle school principal.  The school district has already begun contract negotiations with the both the teachers and support staff unions.

There are multiple open positions at each school listed at  If interested please do not hesitate to apply.  

A memorandum of understanding detailing the expectations between budget committee and school board will be discussed at the next committee meeting.  The school district bus contract and potential cost reduction from combining the middle school and high school regular service is also expected to be discussed.

Next regular Budget Committee meeting is Thursday, Sept 23, 2021 at 7pm.  

Town Budget Presentations to the committee begin Thursday, Sept 30, at 7pm.

Residents are encouraged to attend Budget Committee meetings in person at Town Hall.  Public input is also invited before meetings via email to Andrew Cutter at  Emails must include the commenter’s first and last name and address. 

As a reminder, Budget Committee responses to posts on social media are limited.  Past meetings can be viewed on the LitchfieldTV Youtube channel.

Litchfield Board of Selectmen | Meeting Cancelled | August 9, 2021

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Board of Selectmen Meeting and Cable Franchise Agreement

The Board of Selectmen’s meeting and Public Hearing for the Cable Franchise Agreement scheduled for August 9, 2021, has been canceled. The meeting and public hearing are rescheduled for Monday, August 23, 2021, at 6:30 pm. For more information please contact Troy Brown, Town Administrator at 603-424-4046 ext 1250, by email or in person at the Litchfield Town Office, 2 Liberty Way, Litchfield, NH 03052 Monday – Fridays from 8 am to 4 pm.