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Voter Registration Deadline for Annual Town Election – Apr 17th

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 is the deadline to register to vote in the Annual Town Election on May 7, 2019.

The Town Clerks’ Office will be open that day from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. to register to vote.

Voter registration forms must be received by the Board of Registrars or postmarked on or before the deadline for the election or town meeting.

If you have any questions regarding voter registration, or changing party enrollment, please call the Town Clerk: 978-897-1300.

PZRR Season FIVE – April 2, 4pm on WAVM

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

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!

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.

Season Five of “Planning, Zoning, Rock and Rolling” continues Tuesday March 19th  at 4PM! Listen live on WAVM 97.1 or online at

PZRR is talkin’ economics, thinking local and Maynard’s business environment!

Benjamin DeMott – Chair of the “Sesquicentennial Steering Committee”, is today’s guest. Ready for a party? In 2021, Maynard has its 150th birthday, and this Committee is doing the prep work! With the build-up to the big day, there is an awful lot going on! Ben will discuss what’s in store, why this is such an important anniversary for Maynard and how you can get involved!

Another “do not miss” episode for anyone interested in Maynard’s dynamic efforts at sustainable community planning, economic development and environmental stewardship!

Maynard Cultural Council 2019 Awards Show – Mar 29th

The Maynard Cultural Council is hosting an Awards Show celebrating the 2019 MCC Grant Winners and the 2nd Annual Maynard Rocks Award on Friday, March 29th at the Maynard Elks Club on Powdermill Road.   The doors open at 7pm.

The awards ceremony will take place from 8 to 8:30pm.

Live Music will be provided by Maynard’s own John Fitzsimmons.

A donation at the door is kindly encouraged.

ZBA Legal Notice: MFD Variance Petition – Mar 25th

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main Street, Maynard, Room 101 to hear all persons interested in the Petition filed by the Town of Maynard Fire Department, 1 Summer Street, Maynard, MA 01754.

The subject property, 1 Summer Street (Town of Maynard Fire Station), is located within the Business (B) District. The petitioner is requesting the renewal of a Variance from Section 4 of the Zoning By-laws to provide relief from both the required 15 foot rear setback and relief from the required 15 foot side setback. The request, if renewed, would continue to allow a temporary structure with a rear setback of approximately 1 foot and side setback of approximately 7 feet.

A copy of the application package is on file with the Office of Municipal Services Office, Planning Division during normal business hours.

CPC Annual Public Hearing Notice – Feb 27th

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Maynard Community Preservation Committee (CPC) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main St., Maynard, MA, Room 101(lower level) pursuant to Town of Maynard General By-Laws, Chapter XI, Community Preservation Committee By-Law for the purpose of providing general information on the needs, possibilities and resources of the Town regarding community preservation as stipulated in said By-Law and to determine funding for this fiscal year.

The CPC seeks input from the public before making its decision on which proposals to recommend to Town Meeting for funding. A positive recommendation by the CPC will send proposal(s) to the 2019 Spring Town Meeting where voters will decide whether or not to fund the project(s) from the Town’s Community Preservation Fund.