Town Hall Move

Town Hall Offices have moved to 461 Boston Street, Unit E-6 at the rear of the New England Business Park.

Donibristle Farm Information Session
Thursday April 27 7pm
Proctor School

There will be a public information session on Thursday, April 27th at 7 PM at Proctor Elementary School. All welcome.

Donibristle citizen's petition information.

A second site walk is scheduled for Monday, May 1st at 10 AM.

Art In Flowers at Library
Opening Reception Friday April 28 5pm - 8pm

All welcome to the Opening Reception on Friday, April 28, 5-8 pm in the Meeting Room.

Saturday, April 29th, during regular Library hours.

Art in Flowers

Saturday April 29 Events!

Town Clean-up Day 8am - 11am

Masconomet Music Fundraiser 8:30am - noon

Arbor Day Festivities 10am - 2pm

Town Clean-Up Day
Saturday, April 29
8AM - 11AM

The annual Town Clean-Up Day will take place on Saturday, April 29th from 8 AM - 11 AM. Please pick up your gloves and bags and sign up for a street at the Gazebo on the Common and return filled trash bags there.

Masconomet Music Parents Association Fundraiser
Saturday, April 29 8:30AM - Noon


Bring your documents in a box or bag to the Masconomet High School parking lot and an enthusiastic music student or parent volunteer will assist you as your documents are shredded onsite by Highland Shredding of Woburn - NAID AAA Certified.

Your tax deductible donation of $5.00 per banker's box size or paper/plastic grocery bag, $10 per kitchen trash bag or $15 per contractor bag will be collected at the event. Certification of confidential shredding is available upon request. Cash or check payable to MMPA.

Please visit for more information.

Arbor Day Festivities
Saturday, April 29
10AM - 2PM Parson Capen Lawn

Watch the removal of the old Parson Capen Ash Tree - 1 Howlett Street

Fun Events for Kids

  • Nature craft projects
  • Learn how to identify trees
  • Trees and Topsfield's History
  • "Ask the Experts" about our local natural resources
  • Food!

Sponsored by Topsfield Historical Society,

Learn about the kids' contest at:

Town Meeting
Tuesday, May 2 7pm

Town Meeting will be held May 2, 2017 at the Woodbury Auditorium, Proctor School at 7:00 PM.

The 2017 Annual and Special Town Meeting Warrants are available here and through the link to the left under Town Meeting and Election Information.

Town Elections - Thursday May 4
St. Rose of Lima

Polls open 7AM - 8PM

Sample Ballot

Fundraiser for TopsCOA
Thursday May 4

Have a meal at the Texas Roadhouse on Thursday, May 4th, from 3pm to 10pm and 20% of your meal purchase will be donated to the Topsfield Council on Aging. This event is being sponsored by the Friends of the TopsCOA and the proceeds will support COA programs. Get your invitation at the COA office or other locations around town. For more information call 978-887-1523.

Troop 81 Annual Boy Scout Mother's Day
Flower, Shrub and Yard Sale
Saturday May 13 8:30am - 2pm
Topsfield Common

Saturday, May 13 from 8:30AM - 2PM on the Common. If rain, it will be in the Emerson Center.

Accepting MasterCard and Visa this year.

Donations accepted April 29th and May 6th from 9AM to 3PM in Emerson Center Parking Lot.

No car seats, tires, skis, suitcases, computer/electronics, appliances, gas grills, stuffed animals, encyclopedias or magazines.

Cloth and material (sheets, towels, curtains) will be accepted this year because the Epilepsy Foundation will pay Troop 81 by the pound.

TRIAD/COA Special Lunch
Thursday May 18 11:30am - 1pm
Gould Barn

TRIAD: Help Us, Help You. A special lunch and presentation about TRIAD. John Russell, Sheriff's Dept. Liaison to TRIAD, will give us an overview on TRIAD and how it works to help Seniors improve their quality of life experience.

Soup and Salad ($5/person; $4/person for Friend Members) will be served. Space is limited. Please RSVP at 978-887-1523 for reservations. The Gould Barn is located at 1 Howlett St.

This program is sponsored by Topsfield TRIAD and Topsfield COA.

Lunch Information

For more information, see the Triad page:

White Goods/Metal Curbside Pickup
May 24, 25, 26

Leave at curbside on your regular collection day.

Must remove oil, gasoline and doors from items for safety.

No items containing Freon will be accepted.

Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras Auditions
Saturday, June 10 Ipswich High School

Composting Center

9 am - 1 pm Saturdays Only at Highway Department, 279 Boston Street. No weekday drop offs.

Season passes and one day tickets may be purchased at Selectmen's Office at Town Hall Offices, 461 Boston Street, Unit E-6 in Topsfield.

Season Pass - $75.00

One Day Ticket - $10.00

For more information, visit

Preschool Screenings at Steward School

The Steward Integrated Preschool conducts preschool screenings throughout the school year for Topsfield children ages 3 to 5.

Contact Jenny Churchill, Special Education Services Coordinator, at Steward School, 978-887-1538 x4401 or email to schedule an appointment if you have any concerns about the current development of your child.

Tri-Town Council Spring Newsetter

The Tri-Town Council Spring Newsletter is now available at:

Senior Scoop - Council on Aging Newsletter

The April, 2017 edition of the Council on Aging's Newsletter, Senior Scoop, and previous editions are available here.

Operation Concern

Operation Concern is a service provided to Topsfield senior citizens and disabled residents, in conjunction with the Topsfield Police Department, Topsfield TRIAD and the Topsfield Council on Aging. It is totally voluntary. The purpose of the program is to give seniors and disabled residents a means of checking in to the Police Department on a daily basis to tell them that they are ok.

Please click here to get more information and the form.

Cable TV Announcements

Topsfield Cable TV accepts announcements for its Community Bulletin Board. Please submit text announcements of fewer than 600 characters for best results. Alternatively, send a pre-formatted image that will show exactly as-is when aired. The image file must be 720x540 pixels and in .jpg or .ppt format. Please e-mail announcements to Tuesday-Friday before 5 PM for immediate posting.

Town Calendar

Tuesday, May 2
5:30 pm : Elementary School Committee
6:00 pm : Board of Selectmen JOINT mtg w/ Finance Comm.
7:00 pm : ANNUAL/SPECIAL TOWN MEETING-Proctor School
Wednesday, May 3
2:00 pm : Memorial Day Parade Committee
Thursday, May 4
7:00 am -8:00 pm : ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION-St. Rose of Lima
Monday, May 8
7:30 pm : Board of Selectmen
Tuesday, May 9
7:30 pm : Planning Board
Wednesday, May 10
7:30 am : Board of Water Commissioners
7:00 pm : Conservation Commission

Recycling Calendar

Wednesday, May 10
7:00 am : Recycling
Thursday, May 11
7:00 am : Recycling
Friday, May 12
7:00 am : Recycling

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