Category Archives: General Information

DPW: Level 1 Water Restrictions are in effect

Effective May 5th, 2021 through October 1, 2021 the Town of Maynard is issuing a mandatory Level 1 Water Use Restriction: Non Essential Outdoor Water Use Restriction per the towns DEP issued Water Management Act Permit.

As stated in the Special Condition 8 of the Massachusetts Water Management Acts permits (MGL C 21G) the Town of Maynard is required to implement a Non-Essential Outdoor Water Use Restriction to be enforced starting May 5, 2021 through October 1, 2021. Therefore, the Town is implementing Level 1 Water Use Restrictions.

Read more about Water Restrictions in Maynard including acceptable and non-acceptable uses during this restriction period.

Testing of Voting Equipment – May 5

The test for the ballot tabulating equipment for the upcoming Annual Town Election will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, beginning at 11:00 AM. There has been no change in type of voting equipment used by the Town of Maynard since the last election.

Testing will be held in the Michael J. Gianotis Room 201 Meeting Room and will be available to the public via Zoom at the link below.

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Town Election and Annual Meeting – May 8th & 15th

All Maynard Residents are encouraged to participate in your town’s future by voting in the Annual Town Election on Saturday, May 8th and attending the Annual Town Meeting on the following Saturday, May 15th.

Annual Town Election, Saturday, May 8th, all voters at Fowler School,  7:00 am – 5:00 pm

If you cannot make it to the polls, please request a mailed ballot, the application is here or you can call the Town Clerks Office and they will send when to you, the last day to request a ballot is Tuesday, May 4, 2021, by 5:00 pm.  

Annual Town Meeting, Saturday, May 15th, Mill & Main Parking Lot, starts at 12:00 pm

Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 19 Walnut St – May 24

Pursuant to G.L. c. 40A, s. 5, the Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a remote public hearing via Zoom on Monday, May 24th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. to hear all persons interested in the Petition filed by Chad Wisser, 67 Bass Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930. Consistent with Section 5.1.3 of the Maynard Zoning By-laws, the Petitioner is requesting a Determination and a Special Permit to change the use of a pre- existing non-conforming structure within the General Residence District to a single-family residential use at 19 Walnut St, Maynard MA 01754.

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Legal Notice: ConsCom Hearing – Dana Road – May 11

The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote public hearing on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 6:30PM via Zoom, relative to the filing of a Notice of Intent under the MA Wetlands Protection Act and the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw, filed by Michael Allen, 2 Taylor Road, Stow MA 01775. The proposed project includes the construction of a single family home and paved driveway within the 100- foot wetland buffer area at 0 Dana Road.

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Maynard Mural Project Seeks Contributions

The Maynard Sesquicentennial Committee, in partnership with the Maynard Cultural Council are excited to announce the next “Maynard as a Canvas” mural project and are seeking community contributions.

The theme is Maynard: Past, Present and Future.

The Maynard Select Board has approved using a Naylor Court wall in Maynard’s Cultural District for the new mural. This prominent site is a highly visible feature in the ongoing revitalization of this area. For more information on this site and on the mural project itself, please visit this site: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8809

As we slowly emerge from the limitations placed on public gatherings by the events of the past year, it is projects such as this that will add to the enjoyment of our outdoor spaces here in town. As we celebrate our town’s 150th anniversary, a mural in a downtown public space offers us an opportunity to learn about the town’s past, participate in its present and look forward to our future through the lens of art.

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Legal Notice: ZBA Hearing – Lexvest Parker – May 24

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.6, the Maynard Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a REMOTE public hearing on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. to hear all persons interested in the Special Permit Applications filed by Lexvest Parker LLC, 141 Parker Street, Maynard, MA.

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DPW Request for Bids: WWTP RBC Repairs

The project includes, furnishing materials, labor, installation for emergency repairs to RBC #5 and #6, including:

  • Replacement of six (6) sections of media on RBC #5;
  • Replacement of bearings for RBC#5 and RBC#6;
  • all other work specified herein and shown on the Drawings and necessary to provide a complete and operating system.

Sealed bids for Repairs to WWTP RBCs, shall be received by the Maynard Department of Public Works, at their offices 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754, until 2:00 PM Local Time, Thursday, May 13, 2021 and at that time and place shall be opened and read aloud publicly. 

Download the complete Request for Bid document for submission details and deadlines.

DPW: Stump Removal Notice (Brooks Street Area)

The Department of Public Works will be conducting stump removal processes on Wednesday, April 21st, from 8am until 3pm in the area surrounding Brooks Street (the section from Maple Street to the intersection of Mockingbird Lane). We are requesting no on street parking during the indicated hours of 8am – 3pm. We appreciate your cooperation as we prepare the street for our scheduled re-paving project.

Affordable Homeownership Opportunity

Affordable, 2-bedroom condominium in 55+ age-restricted development available in Maynard for $201,827.

The resale condo available for sale is located at 1 Marble Farm Road in Maynard. It is part of an age-restricted development 55+ of 24 condominiums built in 2008. This affordable and spacious 2-bedroom, 2 bath condominium contains 1,969 square feet of living space on two levels. The first floor includes a large open concept space for living and dining, a kitchen, one bedroom, and one full bath. A second bedroom and full bathroom are on the second floor. The unit features a driveway and one-car garage, a back deck, and front porch. The heating system is gas with forced air, and is covered in the condominium association fee. The condo is being sold ‘as-is’ with refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, and washer/dryer included.

The purchase price is $201,827. Owners are required also to pay property taxes, and the 2021 Maynard tax rate is $20.15 per $1,000 of valuation or an estimated monthly amount of $339. The condominium fee is currently $154 per month, and the Condominium Association has rules and regulations for all owners that describe the operation of the condominium.

The property is being offered at a discounted rate and, as such, this and all future sales of the property will be in accordance with the guidelines in the Deed Rider that is attached to the unit. The deed restriction will protect the property in perpetuity using resale price limitations.

We invite you to submit an application, with the supplemental information. More information can be found on the RHSO website.