If you haven't already bought land, I would suggest checking tax rates of surrounding towns. Conway/N Conway rates are generally about double the Bartlett rate. Madison, Albany, and Chatham are also much more reasonable then the Conways.
Preliminary conclusions: Poodles and their "water-dog" cousins are the original versatile hunting dogs. Water-dogs predate the use of firearms in waterfowling; to understand their behaviour--what they were "bred to do"--we must examine what they did before 1600...
I dropped mine off in March and got a receipt. Couple weeks later I got a call from the licensing officer asking me to drop a check. I did. New license arrived in the mail on Friday. Easiest renewal I have ever done.