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Welcome to Dublin!


Dublin, first called Monadnock No. 3, was one of the townships laid out by the Masonian Proprietors as part of an elaborate 18th century real estate speculation. The Town dates its founding to 1752, when William Thornton built and occupied a cabin just this side of the Peterborough line, on the edge of what is now the MacDowell reservoir. Thornton, however, left after a year or two, and the first permanent settlers, all descendants of Ulster Protestants, arrived some time after 1760.

One can barely imagine the hardships undergone by the early settlers in wresting a livelihood from the thin, rock-strewn soil found within the township's boundaries. Nevertheless, they cleared the land, and from it derived all their necessities: not only food (bean porridge being the staple fare) but flax and wool for clothing. Despite these difficulties, Dublin prospered. By 1775, the Town had settled a minister, started work on a meetinghouse, and made provision for schools. There were 305 people in town that year. By 1800 there were over a thousand.

The Town was chartered in 1771 under the name of Dublin, but there is no record of why that name was chosen. There is speculation that one of the first settlers, Richard Strongman, was a native of Dublin, Ireland, but nobody knows for sure.


Special Town Meeting to Ratify Vote of 11/8/2018


Town of Dublin

State of New Hampshire


Special Town Meeting Warrant

To the inhabitants and voters of the Town of Dublin qualified to vote in Town Affairs:

There will be a second Special Town Meeting Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire Station, 1113 Main Street for the purpose of ratifying the vote of November 8, 2018 to grant the warrant article to raise and appropriate Two Hundred and Twenty- Five Thousand Dollars ($225,000) for the purpose of road repairs.  This second meeting is being held in accordance with RSA 31:5-b in order to cure procedural defects concerning the notice of the first meeting.


BOS - Public Hearing - Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 4:00


Employment Opportunity

Transfer Station Attendant

The Town of Dublin is now accepting applications for an immediate opening as a part-time Transfer Station Attendant.  The successful applicant will be required to assist the public, operate machinery and equipment associated with the processing of recyclables, lift 50 pounds, pass a background check and be willing to work towards attaining a Principal Operator, Step 3 State Certification.  The starting hourly rate for this entry level position is $11.00 - $12.00 depending on experience and qualifications.  Application and job description may be picked up at the Dublin Transfer Station, 176 Cobb Meadow Road, Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday 9 am to 4 pm.  For further information contact Tom Kennedy, Superintendent at 563-8557.

The Town of Dublin is an equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.