Category Archives: General Information

Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 37 Brown St – Dec 6

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.9 & s.15, the Maynard Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. remotely via Zoom, to hear all persons interested in the Special Permit Application filed by James Wrocklage, 37 Brown St, Maynard, MA 01754.

The subject property, 37 Brown St, is located within the Single-Family Residence 1 Zoning District. Consistent with Section 3.2.5 of the Zoning By-laws, the petitioner is requesting a Special Permit allowing a trade shop use (coffee roasting) within the subject property.

A copy of the application package is on file with the Office of Municipal Services Office and can be provided by emailing oms@townofmaynard.net or by calling 978-897-1302.

Continue reading Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 37 Brown St – Dec 6

Legal Notice: Select Board Public Hearing – NSTAR – Nov 2

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Mass. General Law Chapter 166 that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 7:15 pm via Zoom.

The enclosed petition and plan are being presented by the NSTAR ELECTRIC COMPANY d/b/a as EVERSOURCE ENERGY and VERIZON for the purpose of obtaining a Grant of Location to install one (I) new pole #91/9A and to relocate one (1) existing pole #91/10 Sudbury Road, Maynard.

Continue reading Legal Notice: Select Board Public Hearing – NSTAR – Nov 2

Cultural Council Seeks Funding Proposals

THE MAYNARD CULTURAL COUNCIL SEEKS FUNDING PROPOSALS for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs due October 15. Organizations, schools, and individuals can apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community.

These grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Maynard — including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies, or performances in schools, workshops, and lectures. This year the council would like to have greater impact and will be funding a small portion of larger grants ($1,500 or more).  Grants typically range from $50 to $1500.

The Maynard Cultural Council is part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, sciences and humanities every year. The state legislature provides an annual appropriation to the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, which then allocates funds to each community.

Continue reading Cultural Council Seeks Funding Proposals

Legal Notice: ConsCom Public Hearing – 22 Tobin Drive – Oct 12

The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote Zoom meeting on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 6:30 PM, relative to the filing of a Request for Determination of Applicability pursuant to MGL Chapter 131, Sec. 40 Wetlands Protection Act and the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw and Regulations filed by Jeffrey Robichaud, 22 Tobin Drive, Maynard, MA, for the removal of invasive species (Japanese knotweed and Purple loosestrife) adjacent to a wetland at 22 Tobin Drive.

Continue reading Legal Notice: ConsCom Public Hearing – 22 Tobin Drive – Oct 12

Legal Notice: ConsCom Public Hearing – 0 Dettling Rd – Oct 12

The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote Zoom meeting on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 6:30 PM, relative to the filing of a Request for Determination of Applicability pursuant to MGL Chapter 131, Sec. 40 Wetlands Protection Act and the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw and Regulations filed by Justin DeMarco, Town of Maynard Department of Public Works, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA, for the performance of geotechnical investigations to support the design and construction of a water main between future Wellfield 4A and the existing water treatment plant at 0 Dettling Rd.

Continue reading Legal Notice: ConsCom Public Hearing – 0 Dettling Rd – Oct 12

Legal Notice: FY2022 Tax Classification Hearing – Nov 16th

As required by Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40, Section 56, the Maynard Select Board will hold their annual fiscal year 2022 Tax Classification Hearing on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:20 PM via Zoom remote meeting (access instructions below). The purpose of the hearing is to determine the percentages of the local tax levy to be borne by each class of real property. The public is welcome to attend.

Continue reading Legal Notice: FY2022 Tax Classification Hearing – Nov 16th

ConsCom Meeting – 104 Acton St – Sep 14

The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote Zoom meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 6:30PM, relative to the filing of a Request for Determination of Applicability pursuant to MGL Chapter 131, Sec. 40 Wetlands Protection Act and the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw and Regulations filed by Ivan Singer, 104 Acton Street, Maynard, MA, for the regrading of a driveway within the 100-foot buffer of a vegetated wetland at 104 Acton. 

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting will be conducted as a remote meeting. The meeting can be joined by computer or by phone. To join by computer, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89123379138?pwd=TkdjaXZCUHVxYTdJZG5HcHA1RjJmQT09 and use the Password “801032”. To call in by phone, dial +1 646 558 8656 and use Meeting ID # 891 2337 9138 and the above password.

For copies of materials or for more information, please call 978-897-1360 or email kyoung@townofmaynard.net.

Maynard Fire Department Announces Precautionary Eversource Inspections in Town

Fire Chief Anthony Stowers and the Maynard Fire Department wish to announce that Eversource is conducting precautionary inspections in town.

Eversource crews are inspecting and testing supply lines throughout the town out of an abundance of caution. Utility and public safety officials do not believe that there is any immediate cause for concern. Testing will take place tonight and continue into next week.

“Residents who see Eversource in their neighborhood should not be alarmed. These inspections are purely a precautionary measure,” said Chief Stowers.

Assabet River Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Norton has issued a Flood Warning for the Assabet River At Maynard  from late Thursday to early Sunday morning.

  • At 7:15 AM EDT Thursday the stage was 3.8 feet.
  • Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
  • Minor flooding is forecast.
  • Forecast... The river is expected to rise above flood stage just after midnight tonight to a crest of 5.6 feet tomorrow evening. It will then fall below flood stage Saturday evening.
  • Impact… At 6.0 feet, Flooding is likely in low lying sections along the river including portions of Maynard, Hudson and Concord. Water may approach homes along the river and may force several localized road closures.

RFP: Maynard Golf Course Operation

The Town of Maynard is soliciting proposals for the operation of the Maynard Golf Course & Country Club by a private operator under a five year contract, beginning January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2026, with the option to renew for two consecutive one-year terms. The major components of the desired services include management, maintenance, and operation of the Golf Course & Country Club as a public course in accordance with a formal management agreement.