Topsfield Trick or Treat Hours

Topsfield's Trick or Treat Hours will be Friday, October 31st from 5:30-7:30 PM.

Mary Ellen McGee Pillar of the Community Award

Nominations are now being accepted by the Recreation Committee for the 2014 Mary Ellen McGee Pillar of the Community Award. This award, presented at the Holiday Walk, recognizes a member of the Topsfield community who has demonstrated superior community service and has contributed time, talents, and efforts to community organizations.

Nominations must be received by November 5, 2014. Please mail to: Pillar of Community Award, C/O Stephen Powers, P.O. Box 44, Topsfield, MA 01983.

Nomination Form and Further Information

Riding My Way Back - The Story of Aaron and Fred

Windrush Farm and the ifarm present the moving documentary of a veteran's return from the brink of suicide through his relationship with a horse named Fred.

An advance screening of the film will be shown on Wednesday, November 12th at 7 PM at the Gould Barn. Tickets are $5 and include popcorn, pizza, and beverages.

Reserve tickets at or buy at the door.

Further Information

Topsfield Beach Association Annual Meeting

The Topsfield Beach Association will hold its annual open meeting at the Topsfield Town Library on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7 PM. All welcome.

Flu Vaccine Clinic - October 30th

The annual Flu Vaccine Clinic will be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 1-4 PM at the Emerson Center, 9 East Common Street. There is no fee for this clinic. Please bring your insurance card.

Provided by the Topsfield Board of Health and administered by the VNA Care Network & Hospice of the North Shore.

Important Taxpayer Notice

SECOND QUARTER REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX BILLS have been mailed and will be due NOVEMBER 3rd. There will be 4 mailings this year, one for each quarter.

Volunteer Opportunity at the Library

The Friends are seeking a volunteer to oversee the Drop In Club for 4th through 6th graders. The program meets every Monday from 3:15 to 4:00 PM, except on holidays or when school is not in session. Responsibilities include overseeing snack time while the children do their homework. Please email Jane Johnson at if you are interested in this position. If multiple parties are interested, a rotating schedule can be accommodated.

Water Ban Lifted

The Topsfield Water Department has removed all water restrictions.

Senior Scoop On-Line

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


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.

Recycling Calendar

Thursday, October 30
7:00 am : Zone 2 | Details
Friday, October 31
7:00 am : Zone 3 | Details

Community Events

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