Important Taxpayer Notice


Bills may be mailed to the lock box at the Century Bank or paid in person at the Treasurer/Collector's office. Also, there is a mail slot to the left of the front door at Town Hall.

Pay on-line here.

Water Quality Report Available

Attention Topsfield Water Department customers. Copies of our annual water quality report for 2013 are now available at the Town Hall, at the Public Works Building, or on the web at

Sho'nuf!!! Southern Barbecue - August 9

Join the Topsfield American Legion Post 255 and your friends and neighbors at a traditional southern barbecue on August 9, 3-7 PM at the Topsfield Fairgrounds. Fun for all with great food and music by the popular Bluegrass group, E.C & the Moonshiners, sponsored by the Institution for Savings.

All proceeds donated to Windrush Farm's therapeutic riding program for veterans and Honor Flight.

Further information about how to purchase tickets, menu, and other details

Mandatory Water Ban

Ipswich River stream flow is very low and has reached a point requiring a mandatory outdoor water use restriction. The restriction starts today and will be in effect until further notice and applies to public water customers and private well users. Outdoor water use is limited to hand-held hoses or buckets used before 9 AM or after 5 PM each day. The use of irrigation systems or sprinklers is prohibited.

Please view the notice below or visit our website for more information. Please call the Water Department at (978)887-1517 or email if you have questions.


Concerts on the Common Return

Concerts on the Common return for the eighth season July 6 through August 24th on Sundays from 4-6 PM. Grupo Fantasia leads off the series on July 6. Throughout the season, a wide variety of local bands performing many different kinds of music make Concerts on the Common a wonderful family event.


Regional Emergency Communications Center Switchover June 17th

Topsfield will be switching over to the Regional Emergency Communications Center on June 17th. For emergency calls, dial "911" as usual. Please direct all non-emergency calls to the Police Department's official business line that remains as 978-887-6533.

Senior Scoop On-Line

The August edition of the Senior Scoop is available here with the Council on Aging's Calendar of Events for June and information about upcoming programs.

Hood Pond Clean-Up Day

Hood Pond 2014 season announces its Spring Cleanup on Sunday June 8th from 12-4PM. Everyone is welcome to help us prepare the beach for a clean and fun summer season. On June 21st the beach opens on the weekends and daily on June 26th. Swim lessons begin on June 30th and run for 6 weeks, twice a week. To complete a membership application please visit the Beach Association website

Important - Second Census Mailing

A second Census notification has been sent out to those residents who did not respond to the first mailing. Please submit a Census as soon as possible. Updated Census information helps to keep the Voter List current, provide school population projection data, and properly assigned government representation as well as establishing proof of residency. If you are a new resident and have not received this notification, please contact the Clerk’s office at 978-887-1505.


The Town of Topsfield has partnered with Greenscapes to spread the word about reducing stormwater pollution. For more information about "Keeping Water Clean," please visit or Greenscapes: Reducing Stormwater Runoff.

Watch the Stormwater Rubber Duckies! Video on Vimeo - Stormwater Problems

Further 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.

Town Calendar

Friday, August 1
3:00 pm : Housing Authority
Tuesday, August 5
8:00 pm : Planning Board

Recycling Calendar

Wednesday, August 6
Thursday, August 7
Friday, August 8

Community Events

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