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2022 Dog Licenses will be available Monday, December 6, 2022.

Please note there has been an increase in fees:Neutered or Spayed dogs:  $8.00Unaltered Dogs:  $13.00All dogs licensed before February 1,... more ››

Town Hall Hours

Town Hall Open Hours

New Town Hall hours will be as follows: 

Holiday Fair and Festival of Trees at the library on Saturday, December 11

Holiday Fair & Festival of Trees, Sat Dec 11, Library

Visit the Townsend Public Library Holiday Fair and Festival of Trees on Saturday, December 11, from 10 am to 3 p.m.
See the library's... more ››

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Unitil Winter Energy Rates

For information regarding the winter energy rates, please click here. 

Special Town Meeting Information

Special Town Meeting to be held on December 14, 2021

The Special Town Meeting is scheduled to be held on December 14, 2021 at 7:00 pm in the Great Hall at 272 Main Street, Townsend, MA. Last... more ››

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Housing Rehab Assistance Available; New Applicants Sought

The Town of Townsend has funds available for housing rehab through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that was awarded in 2018.  ... more ››

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Safe Routes to School (SRTS) - a Community Program

Spaulding Memorial School and Hawthorne Brook Middle School are enrolled in this community program.  ... more ››


PFAS Education

Testing is currently ongoing for this new compound. Please click the links below to find out more information regarding PFAS.

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2020 Townsend Hazard Mitigation Plan - Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Plan

Townsend's HMP - MVP Plan has been adopted.  Read the plan here:
2020... more ››

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CodeRED Emergency Notification Services

Townsend Police Department Contracts with CodeRED to Provide Emergency Notification Services


Cyclical Inspections

Patriot Properties has been hired by the Town to verify Cyclical Inspections of Residential  Properties for the Assessor’s OfficeFor more... more ››

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Covid-19 Rental & Mortgage Assistance

For more information please click here: /home/files/rental-assistance