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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

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.

Disabled and Elderly Property Tax Relief Fund Committee Seeks Members

A new committee is forming to manage the Disabled and Elderly Property Tax Relief Fund.

The committee will be made up of the Chairperson of the Board of Assessors, the Town Treasurer, and three residents appointed by the Select Board.  The purpose of the Committee is to carry out the provisions of MGL c 60 s 3D to provide aid to elderly and disabled persons of low income to defray real estate taxes.

If you would like to serve on this committee please send a brief email stating your background and why you would be interested to: ckane@townofmaynard.net

The Board of Assessors is seeking a new member

The Town of Maynard is seeking a Maynard residents to serve as members of the Maynard Board of Assessors.  The Board of Assessors consists of three members, each serving for a three year term.  They are responsible for working with the Town’s Chief Assessor in carrying out the state’s requirements which establishes fair market value of real and personal property for tax purposes and many other assessing requirements.  The Board must follow state laws and guidelines.  Board members must obtain state certification from the Department of Revenue for the purpose of voting authority as a member of the board.    The board meets when necessary which is usually six to seven times a year.  This is a volunteer position.   Interested applicants can submit a letter of interest, detailing relevant qualifications and a resume to:  Board of Selectman, c/o Town Administrator Greg Johnson, 195 Main St, Maynard MA 01754 or email at gjohnson@townofmaynard.net

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 http://wavm.org/listen-live/

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!

Coolidge School Public Update Meetings

So, what’s happening with the Coolidge School? 

Find out at one of three public update meetings set to discuss the future of the historic building, sledding hill and playground:

  • April 27: Saturday, 1:30-2:30 pm
  • May 14: Tuesday, 7-8 pm
  • May 23: Thursday, 7-8 pm

All meetings will be held in the Roosevelt Room at the Maynard  Public Library. Free babysitting will be provided onsite.

These meetings are being sponsored by the Coolidge School Working Group (CSWG), a town-appointed board of Maynard residents. Since September 2018, the CSWG has researched and discussed various options for re-purposing the old school house.

If you’re interested in the future of the Coolidge School, sledding hill or playground, please attend one of these public meetings. 

Help spread the word:  Download and post our flyer.

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.