The Strafford County Courthouse building will be open to the public.

For the purposes of preventing the spread of COVID-19, all persons entering the building should:

Self-screen for COVID-19 signs and symptoms. If anyone reports symptoms they should not enter the building.

Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.

Anyone reporting household contact to someone with COVID-19 (in the past 14 days) should not enter the building.

Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.

In accordance with the New Hampshire Judicial Branch (NHJB), unvaccinated people should continue to wear a face covering although they are not required to. Applicable to all areas of the Strafford County Courthouse.

Face coverings should be encouraged, NOT enforced.

Vaccination status is an honor system.

DO NOT ask others about vaccination status;

Face coverings offered to everyone;

It is the choice of the individual to wear a face covering.

Operations such as Probation/Parole, Community Corrections, etc. will operate under their own authority regarding inquiry of vaccination status.

Electronic/Remote means to conduct business are still encouraged; however, business may be conducted in person.

Social Distancing and Hand Hygiene are encouraged but not enforced.

For specific information related to Court Operations such as: media coverage, jury trial protocols, electronic services, etc.

Please refer to the NHJB webpage with important information about the response to COVID-19. New Hampshire Judicial Branch - COVID-19 Update and Resources page (

                         Raymond F. Bower

Raymond F. Bower
County Administrator






Strafford County Elected Officials


Commissioner George Maglaras, Chairman


Commissioner Robert Watson, Vice Chairman


Commissioner Deanna S. Rollo, Clerk


County Treasurer Pamela J. Arnold


County Attorney Thomas Velardi


Sheriff Mark A. Brave


Register of Deeds Catherine Berube


Register of Probate Luz Bay


Strafford County Legislative Representatives


*Rep. Aidan Ankarberg

District 10, Rochester


Rep. Glenn Bailey

District 1, Milton, Middleton


Rep. Peter Bixby

District 17, Dover, Somersworth


Rep. Gerri Cannon

District 18, Rollinsford, Somersworth


Rep. Wendy Chase

District 18, Rollinsford, Somersworth


Rep. Casey Conley

District 13, Dover


Rep. Susan DeLemus

District 24, Rochester


Rep. Donna R. Ellis

District 8, Rochester


*Rep. Kristina Fargo

District 14, Dover


*Rep. Timothy Fontneau, Vice Chairman

District 7, Rochester


*Rep. Sherry Frost, Clerk

District 16, Dover


Rep. Amanda Gourgue

District 25, Barrington, Lee


*Rep. Chuck Grassie

District 11, Rochester


Rep. Fenton Groen

District 23, Rochester


*Rep. Michael Harrington

District 3, New Durham, Strafford


Rep. Peter T. Hayward

District 1, Middleton, Milton


Rep. James Horgan

District 2, Farmington


*Rep. Timothy Horrigan

District 6, Durham, Lee, Madbury


Rep. Thomas L. Kaczynski, Jr.

District 22, Rochester


Rep. Cam Kenney

District 6, Durham, Madbury


Rep. Mac Kittredge

District 12, Rochester Ward 5


Rep. Cassandra Levesque

District 4, Barrington


*Rep. Clifford Newton

District 9, Rochester


*Rep. Ariel Oxaal

District 15, Dover


*Rep. Joseph A. Pitre

District 2, Farmington


Rep. Cecilia Rich

District 18, Rollinsford, Somersworth


*Rep. Jeffrey C. Salloway

District 5, Lee


*Rep. Catt Sandler

District 21, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth


*Rep. Peter B. Schmidt, Chairman

District 19, Dover


Rep. Marjorie Smith

District 6, Durham, Lee, Madbury


Rep. Thomas Southworth

District 20, Dover


Rep. Judith Spang

District 6, Durham, Lee, Madbury


Rep. Susan Treleaven

District 17, Dover, Somersworth


Rep. Len Turcotte

District 4, Barrington


Rep. Kenneth S. Vincent

District 17, Dover, Somersworth


*Rep. Janet G. Wall

District 6, Durham, Lee, Madbury


*Rep. Kurt Wuelper

District 3, New Durham, Strafford


Governor, Congressmen, U.S. & State Senators


Hon. Governor Christopher Sununu


Hon. U.S. Congressman Christopher C. Pappas

Congressional District 1


Hon. U.S. Senator Maggie Hasson


Hon. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen


Hon. State Senator Jeb Bradley

District 3: Middleton, Milton


Hon. Senator James Gray

District 6: Farmington, New Durham, Rochester


Hon. State Senator Rebecca Perkins Kwoka

District 21: Durham, Lee, Madbury


Hon. State Senator John Reagan

District 17: Strafford


Hon. State Senator David Watters

District 4: Barrington, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth