Council on Aging Newsletter

The Senior Scoop is the Council on Aging's Newsletter that is published monthly. The July 2015 and previous editions are available here.

Water Quality Report

Attention Topsfield Water Department customers. Copies of our annual water quality report for 2014 are now available at the Town Hall, at the Public Works Building, or online at

Finance Committee Candidates

The Moderator invites citizens interested in serving on the Finance Committee to submit the Town Volunteer application available here and send it to the Moderator at Town Hall, 8 West Common Street, Topsfield, MA 01983. There are two positions open on the Finance Committee.

Fire Department Study Committee

Town Meeting authorized the Board of Selectmen to form a seven-member committee to study the service and fiscal implications of a 24/7 Fire Department. This committee will report its findings by November 1, 2015. Volunteers are needed to serve on the committee. Interested citizens should call the Office of the Board of Selectmen at 978-887-1500 or e-mail

Topsfield Public Schools Preschool Screenings

The Steward School's Integrated Preschool Program will be conducting Preschool Screenings during the month of May for children ages 3 to 5 years old who live in Topsfield. If you have any specific concerns with your child's development, you may contact Jenny Churchill, Special Education Services Coordinator, at the Steward School (978) 887-1538 x 401 or to discuss and/or schedule an appointment with the evaluation team.

Friends of the Library Newsletter

The Friends of the Library July-August Newsletter is now available with news of events and activities at the Library for all ages. Browse below to learn about the exciting programs that are planned for the month.

Full Schedule of Events for July and August

Mandatory Water Restriction

Outdoor water use is restricted to hand-held implements only before 9 AM and after 5 PM. The use of irrigation systems at any time is prohibited. The restrictions apply to public water customers and private well owners. Please visit for more information.

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.