Category Archives: General Information

Town Office Holiday Schedule

Please note that Town offices will be closed on:

  • Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 8:00-10:00am for a town-employee holiday breakfast;
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022 starting at 12:00pm, through Sunday, November 27, 2022, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday;
  • Friday, December 16, 2022 for all day (8:00am-12:00pm) employee training.

ArtSpace Maynard / 61-63 Summer St Lease Update

The Board of Directors for ArtSpace Maynard has informed the town that they are no longer interested in pursuing a long-term lease of 61-63 Summer Street. The Select Board recognizes the value of ArtSpace Maynard to the cultural identity of Maynard through the contributions from the tenants of ArtSpace Maynard. The Select Board is open to continuing negotiations towards a lease agreement with ArtSpace Maynard for continued occupancy of 61-63 Summer Street that reflects the scope outlined in the issued Request for Proposals (RFP). If no new lease agreement commences, an advisory body may be formed to offer recommendations for how the property may be re-used to the benefit of the town of Maynard. The Select Board thanks the Board of Directors of ArtSpace Maynard for its hard work in supporting the artist community in Maynard and regionally.

Green Meadow School Building Project Update and Community Forum – Nov 29

The GMES project team and GMES Building Committee wanted to share with you these exciting new renderings of the progression of the design of the Green Meadow Elementary School project!   Click here to view the drawings.

The GMES Building Committee will be hosting a virtual public forum on November 29th, 2022 at 7pm to provide the community a design and look ahead update on the project.  The Green Meadow Elementary School Building Committee looks forward to seeing the Maynard community at the forum!   (Download the flyer)

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DPW: Annual Fall Street Sweeping

The Department of Public Works will be commencing its annual fall street sweeping process beginning November 8, 2022 and lasting until completion. Completion is subject to weather conducive to the operation. Impacts as it relates to the operation will be minimal, including slowed traffic patterns, and one-way traffic. The Department will be following its pre-determined priority street sweeping list.  Click here to view the list.

Energy & Resilience Planning Workshops

Join Maynard’s
Energy & Resilience
Planning Workshops!

Where do we stand? Where are we going?

Workshop 1: Wed. November 16th, 7pm Maynard Town Hall (Campbell Rm 102)
195 Main Street, Maynard MA

Workshop 2: Sat. December 3rd, 2pm Maynard Public Library (Roosevelt Rm)
77 Nason Street, Maynard MA

Bring ideas/concerns & help build community resilience while reducing emissions & utility costs. Join in person or online at either time. Light refreshments. Questions? Contact SustCom@townofmaynard.net

Registration form: bit.ly/ResilientMaynard

Click here to download a flyer.

State Election – Nov 8th

A reminder to all registered voters that the STATE ELECTION will be held on November 8, 2022, from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

  • On Tuesday, November 8th, the polls will be open from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm at the Fowler School (3 Tiger Drive) for all four precincts.
  • To return an Early Voting ballot, please note that it MUST BE RETURNED to Town Hall or the drop box at the foot of the stairs of Town Hall . Ballots may NOT be returned to the polling location.

For more information, visit our Elections page.

Legal Notice: Planning Board Public Hearing – 129 Parker St – Nov 22

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5 and s.9, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a hybrid public hearing on Tuesday November 22, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Maynard MA. 01754 in the Stewart Campbell Conference Room and also accessible via ZOOM video, to hear all persons interested in the application filed by the petitioner: Maynard Crossing JV, LLC, 259 Turnpike Road, Suite 100, Southborough, MA 01772.

The Petitioner is requesting Special Permit approval to modify Exhibit E of the Decision approved by the Planning Board on August 16, 2017, to amend the approved signage plan for the Maynard Crossing mixed-use project (129 Parker Street) as authorized by Section 9.3.13 of the Zoning By-laws. This request is pursuant to Sections 9.3 and 10.4 of the Zoning By-laws and the Concept Plan approved by Town Meeting on October 5, 2016.

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Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 18 Garfield Ave – Dec 19th

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 19, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. remotely via Zoom, to hear all persons interested in the Special Permit Application filed by Justin King, 18 Garfield Ave., Maynard, MA 01754.

The applicant resides at the subject property, a single-family dwelling located in Zone S-1 (Single Residence District). Per Maynard Town By-laws Section 3.2.5, the petitioner is requesting a Special Permit for a Trade Shop use to operate a small-engine repair business at his residence.

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.

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DPW: Town-Wide Fall Paving Program

DPW – Update – Town-wide Fall 2022 Paving Program. The Maynard Department of Public Works would like to notify all residents of Maynard that Lazaro Paving will be reconstructing several streets in Town this fall, starting on or around Tuesday, November 1, and lasting until around December 15. The following street areas will undergo roadway reconstruction:

  • Great Road – from the Sudbury Town line (approx. Maybury Road) to Parker Street (Route 27)
  • Assabet Street – from the dead end to Riverview Avenue and from Riverview Avenue to the Stow Town line (11 Assabet Street)
  • Old Sudbury Road – from the Sudbury Town line (Cranberry Circle) to the Acton Town line (Old Powder Mill Road)
  • Old Marlboro Road – from Parker Street to Tobin Drive (just short of Great Road)

Travel on these roads may be delayed, or temporarily detoured; please plan accordingly. Please contact the Maynard DPW office with any questions, or issues. Thank you in advance for your patience as this work is performed.

Traffic Detour Information

On October 24th and October 25th from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM,  the Route 27 Southbound lane will be shut down in the area of Acton Street at Glendale Street. Route 27 Northbound lane will remain open for 1 way traffic on Acton Street. Barricades have been placed by DPW & incoming traffic is being diverted down Nason Street onto Summer Street. The roadway can be accessed for emergency vehicles if needed and school buses will be able to get through for pick-up/drop-off. 

 

DPW: Solid Waste / Recycling Service Update

Service Update – Effective December 1, 2022

Bulk Item pick-up will No Longer be collected curbside by E.L. Harvey under the towns pay as you throw service.  Residents can coordinate directly with private haulers and companies for bulk item removal needs, examples… Use: Google, local businesses in our area, bagsters, Waste Management or other dumpster rentals.

Other Changes – Effective November 1, 2022

The DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION has issued an order adding Mattresses and Textiles to the list of materials banned from disposal or transport in the solid waste stream in Massachusetts.

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