From the Town Clerk, Beth R. Klein, CMC, CMMC

Beth Klein
Town Clerk

The Town Clerk Staff is here to assist you with voter information and registration, information concerning vital records, filing intentions for Marriage Licenses, filing Business Certificates, filing Special Permits, etc., registering dogs, census information and many other ways we can provide assistance.

Annual Street Listing

All residents must sign and return the Annual Street Listing (Census) which is mailed to every household in January each year. Failure to respond to this mailing shall result in removal from the active voting list and may result in removal from the voter registration rolls as required by Massachusetts General Laws. If you have not yet completed your census, or if you need a replacement copy, please stop by or call our office.

Dog Licenses

All dog licenses expire on December 31st each year and are due for renewal on January 1st. After March 31st there is a $25 late fee imposed for all unlicensed dogs in addition to the regular license fee.

Our hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Tuesday 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Friday 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon but subject to change during the summer each year. Please check the front page of our website for summer hours. You may contact us by email at or by phone at 978-639-3351.

Official Population:18,902 (Based up Census Returns as of May 2023)

Official Number of Registered Voters: 13,590 (Registered as of May 2023)


Annual Town Election: Monday, March 25, 2024

Annual Town Meeting: Monday, May 6, 2024-Subject to change



(Special Town Meetings and Elections may be called by the Select Board )




Annual Town Election/Meeting Dates and Deadlines 2024 Election and Town Meeting Schedule

Citizen’s Guide to Town Meetings

Town Meeting Bylaws