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Town of Maynard Encourages Residents to be Smart about Fertilizer Usage

As part of the Town’s stormwater public education initiative, Maynard officials are reminding residents of the harmful effects fertilizer can have on water quality.

It’s hard to imagine that a green, flourishing lawn could pose a threat to the environment, but the fertilizers you apply to your lawn are potential pollutants!  “If you use too much fertilizer in your lawn or garden, rain can wash it into our streams, wetlands, and even the Assabet River” says Kaitlin Young, Maynard’s Conservation Agent and Assistant Town Planner. “This can have a devastating effect on water quality and the overall ecosystem.”

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Zagfest – May 17th

Come Celebrate the Reopening of the
Zagster Bike Share Station at Mill & Main

Come learn about:

  • Zagster Bike Share.
  • Mill & Main’s Zagster Station.
  • Celebrating the Assabet River Rail Trail.
  • How you can get involved.

An impressive roster of speakers including:

  • Senator Jamie Eldridge.
  • Representative Kate Hogan.
  • Maynard Selectmen.
  • MassBike Leadership.

Giveaways, Pizza Group celebratory ride and more after the event!

May 17th 2019 at 2pm
Mill and Main’s Zagster Bike Share Station
(off Main Street, opposite Post Office)

Brought to you by the Economic Development Committee

Spring Yard Waste Pickup Week

Spring Yard Waste Pickup Week is underway from May 6th thru May 10th.  Please have all easily-raked material in biodegradable bags curbside by 7:00am on your regular pickup day this week.

For larger brush disposal, residential chipping will be offered at the next Recycling Drop Off Day at the Winter Street DPW garage this Saturday, May 11th from 8am to noon.  Fees are $10 per car or truckload, payable by debit card, credit card or check made payable to: “Town of Maynard”.  Please note this service is offered only to residents – no commercial landscaping loads will be accepted.

If you have any questions please contact the Maynard DPW at 978-897-1317 or

May 7th Town Election

The Town Clerk’s office reminds all voters that the Annual Town Election is being held on May 7, 2019, 7am-8pm. All four precincts.  The following offices are open on the election:

  • 1 Selectmen for a term of three years
  • 1 School Committee member for a term of three years
  • 1 School Committee member for a term of one year (to fill a vacancy)
  • 1 Regional Vocational School Committee member for a term of four years
  • 1 Trustee of Public Library for a term of three years

View the results of the Maynard Town Election held on May 7, 2019.

Legal Notice: Rockland Ave Acceptance – May 9th

Notice is hereby given, on May 9, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Room 101, Soup Campbell Meeting Room, Maynard, MA, the Board of Selectmen will vote pursuant to Mass. General Law Chapter 82, §22, to lay out Rockland Avenue as a public way to be considered for acceptance at the May 20, 2019 Annual Town Meeting. The plan showing the location and boundaries of the layout is available for viewing at the Town Clerk’s Office, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA and the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds as Plan 1009 of 2000.

The Public are welcome to attend.