Department of Public Works (DPW)

The Department of Public Works consists of the Highway, Cemetery, Water, and Sewer Divisions, and the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  Together, all divisions maintain the roadways, parks, cemetery and water/sewer infrastructures throughout the Town of Maynard.  These Divisons are staffed with 13 full-time employees, with part-time employees supplementing the work force during the summer.

If you need to contact the DPW please use our contact form or call 978-897-1317. To learn more about the Maynard DPW please visit the following pages:


News / Updates

  • Water Main Break – Main and Mill Streets
    A water main break at Main and Mill Streets occurred on November 3rd affecting several streets in the area.  Repairs have been completed.
  • 2014 Roads Paving Program: Parker Street (Route 27)
    Please note that paving of Parker Street (Rt. 27) is anticipated to start on October 9th at 7am.   Read more about this project.
  • Hydrant Flushing
    Hydrant flushing will be occurring the week of October 6th.   Read about this procedure and the streets affected.
  • Water and Sewer Rate Relief Program for 65 years or older
    Jun 2014: The Board of Selectman have recently voted to lower the age for the Water and Sewer Rate Relief Program to 65 years or older. You must be able to show proof of ownership by showing a copy of your most real estate bill and if the property is in a trust a copy must be submitted with your application. The owner will need to submit a copy of their driver’s license or a copy of their birth certificate to show proof of age. Applications will be available on line here and by calling the Department during normal business hours at 978-897-1317. You may also obtain a copy by e-mail by e-mailing

DPW Employment Opportunities

Please visit the town’s Employment page for details about these current job openings in our department:

  • Mason