Winter Storm Information

The Public Emergency Information Line is active.  You can call 978-897-1332 for information about town services during the storm.

The Storm Updates page also provides information from a variety of sources regarding public safety during the storm.  Some town services are affected for Monday.  Check the page for the latest updates.

Please check the Winter Storm Preparation and Cold Weather pages for valuable information to protect you and your property.

The Maynard Fire Department reminds everyone that seconds count when there is a fire.  Keeping hydrants shoveled out and clear can mean the difference between life and death should a fire break out near you.

Nomination Papers Available

Nomination papers will be available, Monday, January 9, 2017 for the Annual Town Election,  Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The last day to obtain papers is Friday, March 10, 2017.

The following offices are open on the Election (revised 15-Feb-2017):

  • 2 Selectmen for a term of three years
  • 1 Selectman for a term of one year (to fill a vacancy)
  • 2 School Committee member for a term of three years
  • 1 Trustee of Public Library for a term of three years
  • 1 Housing Authority Member for a term of 5 years

43  valid Maynard voter signatures are required.

Nomination papers are available at the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 195 Main Street.

If you have any questions, please call 978-897-1300

Dog License Renewal Reminder

The Town Clerk’s office reminds residents that Dog License Renewals are due by February 28, 2017.

  • Spayed or Neutered $10, intact $15- payment by cash or check.
  • A copy of a current rabies certificate must be submitted .
  • Mail payment and forms along with a S.A.S.E (self addressed stamped envelope) to Town Clerks office.

After 2/28 a $25 PER DOG late fee will incur.

For more information visit the Dog License and Dog Regulations pages.

*If you have already have sent in your forms and payment and have not yet received your tags this notice does NOT apply to you. You will be receiving you tags shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Planning, Zoning, Rock and Rolling Radio Hour Season 3


Who said planning and zoning has to be bureaucratic, monochromatic, asthmatic, systematic, autocratic or dull? Well it isn’t…at least for one hour!

Greg Hill joins Bill Nemser for the Nov 1 PZRR show

Greg Hill joined Bill Nemser for the Nov 1 PZRR show

Join Maynard Town Planner Bill Nemser as he fills you in on all the latest planning related news, discusses place-making trends in the Metrowest Region and presents an assortment of exciting guests all the while weaving it all into an eclectic musical tapestry of hits, misses and classics from all genres! And best of all, the infamous “Think You Know Maynard?” trivia game!

Season Three of “Planning, Zoning, Rock and Rolling” is underway! Listen live on WAVM 97.1 or online at

Missed an episode?  Don’t worry…  Check out our archive at WAVM.


(Rescheduled from 7-Feb!)
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bill’s Guest: Assabet Village Co-op Market Director of Outreach and Communications Lorne Bell! You’ve seen the yard signs, the bumper stickers and heard about this grassroots community effort to establish a community-owned grocery store , but do you want to learn more? Where else has this been done? What can you expect? How might it affect Maynard? Another “do not miss” episode for anyone interested in how Maynard’s business climate is evolving!

The Planning Zoning Rock and Rolling Radio Hour was awarded the 2016 Media Award by the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association for excellence in comprehensive coverage of a planning or development issue.

Public Hearing: Community Development Block Grant – Feb 21st


Maynard Board of Selectmen
Approval of Community Development Block Grant Application
and Community Development Strategy

The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on February 21, 2017 at 7:05 PM in the Michael J. Gianotis Room of Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA. The Town is applying to the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. Staff will request the Board of Selectmen review and approve the Town’s CDBG application.

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