Assessor’s Office: Taxable Property Valuation Public Disclosure

(Available: October 13th thru October 19th 2015)

The Assessing Department has conducted the Fiscal Year 2016 triennial revaluation of all taxable property in the Town of Maynard as required by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Board of Assessors has received notification of preliminary certification for the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 property values from the Department of the Revenue, Bureau of Local Assessments. Your total valuation for FY2016 was determined after extensive market and cost analysis and is representative of full and fair cash value as of January 1, 2015.

Your estimated value can be found on the Assessor’s Office page.

We will also have listings to view at our office and at the Maynard Public Library during regular business hours.  The regular business hours for the library are Monday, Friday and Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Wednesday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The regular business hours for hall are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Friday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

The Assessing staff will be available at the town hall Tuesday, October 13th thru Monday, October 19th during town hall business hours, to review or answer any questions regarding your estimated value.  You can also email us at or call the office at 978-897-1304.

It is the mission of the Assessing Department to establish and maintain the full valuation of all real and personal property in the Town of Maynard. We pledge to deliver excellent service to the community and to assess and apportion valuation equitably and fairly throughout the town.

DPW: Hydrant Flushing starts Oct 14th

The Town of Maynard will be flushing hydrants during the day the week of October 14, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and Evenings between 8:00 p.m. and Midnight.  This will allow our employees to flush a greater number of hydrants that haven’t been flushed for several years.

Please visit the DPW’s Hydrant Flushing page to learn more about this process and how to manage temporarily discolored water.

The following list of streets will be flushed during the week of October 14, 2015 starting on Wednesday:

Carriage Lane, Puffer Road, Kristen Lane, Chance Farm Lane, Lantern Lane, Marlboro Road,  Vose Hill Road, Cutting Drive, Dettling Road, Old Marlboro Road, B Street, South Street, North Street, Field Street, Marlboro Street, Woodridge Road, Barilone Circle, Turner Road, Sarah Lane, Maybury Road, Little Road and Parker Street from the Sudbury line to the intersection of 117

DPW: Mill Street Bridge Emergency Sewer Line Repair

The Town of Maynard, through its contractor James Fenton & Son, will be engaged in an emergency sewer main line repair at the above section of Mill Street beginning today Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7:00am.  We anticipate repairs to last one week.  In order to facilitate a quick and orderly repair, the road will be closed to vehicular traffic and detours will be posted on or before repairs start on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Following the notifications/sign posting, the work may begin as early as 7:00am.

If weather does not permit or if there is a problem with equipment or scheduling, the work will commence on the following work day.  Please remove all parked vehicles from street (work area) by 7:00am.  Any parked vehicles that interfere with repairs will be towed at the owner’s expense.

During the emergency repair period access to and from residence may be restricted or delayed. Road will remain open to all emergency vehicles.

The DPW wants to thank you in advance for your cooperation and patience.  Should you have specific questions or concerns, please call the Department of Public Works at 978- 897-1317.

DPW: Florida Road Bridge Emergency Sewer Repair Complete

Please be advised that the Florida Road Bridge emergency sewer main line repair project is now completed and Florida Road is now open to all vehicular traffic.

During the emergency repair period access to and from Florida Road was very restricted.  On behalf of the Town, DPW wants to thank you for your cooperation and patience during this period.  Should you have specific questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the Department of Public Works at 978-897-1317.

Beacon Santa Applications available in Town Clerk’s Office

Since 1965, Beacon Santa beacon-santa has helped families provide holiday gifts for their children; the fund now helps families in Maynard and 14 other communities. The Beacon Santa Fund is a nonprofit organization administered by GateHouse Media New England, the parent company for 12 weekly papers in 15 communities.

Applications are available at
the Maynard Town Clerk’s Office.

Important Dates for the 2015 Season are:

  • OCTOBER 30th – Deadline for applicant forms and letters to be returned to the Beacon Santa office
  • NOVEMBER 24th thru th9th – Recipient vouchers mailed
  • DECEMBER 1st – First day to utilize Beacon Santa vouchers
  • DECEMBER 31st – Last day to utilize Beacon Santa vouchers

Donations pay for vouchers for food, clothing and toys at area supermarkets and department stores during the holidays. To donate, visit, or call 781-674-7725.

Glenwood Cemetery Fence Dedication – Oct 3rd

glenwood-fenceThe Maynard Historical Commission and the Town of Maynard would like to extend to you a special invitation to attend the Dedication Ceremony of the Glenwood Cemetery Perimeter Iron Fence.  This historic replica fence project was almost 20 years in the making and was funded by a grant from the Community Preservation Act as well as funds from the town’s perpetual care fund.  The original fence was erected in the 1930s as a Works Project Administration (WPA) project.  Glenwood Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2015 from starting at 10am (rain or shine).  Guests are encouraged to use the Parker Street entrance (Rt. 27) of Glenwood Cemetery.

A short dedication ceremony will commence at 10am, followed by the unveiling of a new addition to the WALK MAYNARD series – a self-guided tour of Glenwood Cemetery.  Maynard Fest will be taking place at the same day, so please join us for the ceremony please and then enjoy the festival in our downtown area.

Maynard TombThe Maynard Family Tomb will also be open to the public for a short time after the ceremony.

This is a rare opportunity to see the inside of this iconic section of Glenwood Cemetery.