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

Recital of Violin and Viola - Free and Open to the Public

A studio recital by violin and viola students of Maria Benotti, founder and artistic director of Music at Eden's Edge, will be held on Sunday, June 7, at the Meetinghouse of the Congregational Church of Topsfield. Performers will be from the New England Conservatory Preparatory School as well as private students who will perform a wide range of music by Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn, DeBeriot and Kabalevsky accompanied by professional pianist Lorena Tecu.

The public is warmly welcomed. Programs begin at 1:30 and 3. For more information about Maria Benotti and Music at Eden's Edge, click here.

Topsfield Senior Citizen Luncheon and Band Concert

The Proctor School Band invites Topsfield's Seniors to their annual Senior Citizen concert & luncheon. The event will take place on Thursday, June 4th at Proctor School. The concert begins at 10:45. Luncheon is at 11:30. The luncheon is free. For reservations, please call the Topsfield Council of Aging, 978-887-1523, by Friday May 29th.

Voluntary Water Restriction

A Voluntary Outdoor Water Restriction is in effect. Residents are asked to curtail outdoor water use from 9 AM to 5 PM. Please visit for more information.

Town Election Results

The Town election results are available here.

Topsfield Household Metal/White Goods Collection

The Household Metals and White Goods pick-up will be on Wednesday, May 20, Thursday, May 21, and Friday, May 22, 2015. This is a free collection; items must be curbside by 7AM the same day your trash is picked up. No trash stickers are required. Metal items include anything that contains at least 80% or more of metal.

Household white goods allowable include stoves, washers, dryers, micro-waves, dishwashers and, dehumidifiers. Refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners containing Freon need to be registered with the Board of Selectmen prior to the pick up date. Please call (978) 887-1500, extension 100, and leave your name, address and type of item you have.

Celebrating Coach Pugh

The Masconomet Community will be gathering together for an evening filled with fond memories and to celebrate the amazing career of Jim Pugh. Jim has served the Masco Community for 30 years. He has been a great teacher, coach and role model for all. This evening is a way to say "Thank you" for all he has done and wish him "Good Luck" in his retirement from coaching.

Please go to the and search for Coach Pugh to reserve your ticket. Space is limited.

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.

Upcoming Council on Aging Events

Wednesday, May 27th at noon at the Clubhouse - Attorney Margo Birke will speak on veterans' benefits for veterans and their spouses.

Friends of the Library Newsletter

The Friends of the Library May 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 May.

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

Friday, May 29
9:30 am : Housing Authority
Monday, June 1
4:30 pm : Board of Selectmen - Working Session
Tuesday, June 2
4:30 am : Water Treatment Plant Designer Eval & Selection
8:00 am : Steward School Council
7:30 pm : Planning Board
Wednesday, June 3
9:00 am : Town Hall Building Committee
9:00 am : CREST - Finance Advisory Committee
7:30 pm : Elementary School Committee
Monday, June 8
7:30 pm : Board of Selectmen
Tuesday, June 9
7:30 pm : Parks and Cemeteries Commission
Wednesday, June 10
7:30 am : Board of Water Commissioners Cancelled
9:00 am : Town Hall Building Committee
7:00 pm : Conservation Commission

Recycling Calendar

Friday, May 29
7:00 am : Zone 2 | Details
Saturday, May 30
7:00 am : Zone 3 | Details
Wednesday, June 10
7:00 am : Zone 1 | Details
Thursday, June 11
7:00 am : Zone 2 | Details

Community Events

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