Important Taxpayer Notice - Tax Bills Due May 1st

Fourth Quarter real estate and personal property tax bills will be due on Thursday, May 1st. There will be no mailing for the fourth quarter tax bills.

Topsfield Town Library Earth Day Party

All are welcome to attend the Topsfield Town Library's Earth Day Party, Tuesday, April 22, 12-5 PM, 1 South Common Street.

Enjoy refreshments and join us as we unveil a new community resource.

For further information, please call 978-887-1528.

Special Town Meeting - April 22nd

A Special Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 7 PM, at the Proctor School Auditorium. The meeting has been called to consider a citizens' petition relative to the Regional Emergency Communications Center.

Warrant for the April 22nd Special Town Meeting

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.

Rail Trail Tour - Saturday 4/19

Join Boxford's Mike White of HaveBike.tv show and Boxford Cable TV on April 19th for a bike tour of the Rail Trail from Boxford to Danvers - passing through Topsfield Center. Meet at Rollins Well (Depot Road at Pond Street in Boxford) at 9:30 AM. Helmet cams encouraged. For further information, e-mail RailTrail@BoxfordCableTv.com.

Annual Town Clean-up Day

Let's make Topsfield shine! The annual Town clean-up day will be held on Saturday, May 3, 8AM - noon. Come to the Town Hall parking lot to claim your street and pick up trash bags and gloves. Then return the bags filled with litter to Town Hall. This is a fun family event, a neighborhood project, or a group activity. Students can earn community service credit for participating. This year's sponsor of the event is the Congregational Church of Topsfield. For further information, please call 978-887-1500.

Water Treatment Plant Informational Meeting

The Board of Water Commissioners is proposing the construction of a water treatment facility to remove manganese from our source water. Residents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting prior to Town Meeting. Meetings are scheduled for March 25th and April 24th at 7:30 PM at the Town Library.

Water Treatment Plant Presentation

Information on Manganese

Beauty and the Beast, Jr. - The Musical

Masconomet Middle School presents "Beauty and the Beast, Jr. - the Musical" on Friday, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd at 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Tickets $10 at the door.

For who could ever learn to love a beast?

Boy Scout Plant Sale

Boy Scout Troop 81 of Topsfield will hold its annual yard and shrub sale on Saturday May 10th from 8:30 am to 2:00pm on the Topsfield Common. In addition to used items and treasures, a variety of plants will be available including perennials and hanging plants. In event of rain, the yard sale will be held inside the Emerson Center adjacent to the Common.

Donations accepted on Saturday's April 26th and May 3rd from 9 am to 3 pm, Emerson Center parking lot. Please no TV's, computers, tires, stuffed animals or encyclopedias.

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 cbb@topsfieldcable.com Tuesday-Friday before 5 PM for immediate posting.

Flatbread Benefit Night~ Masconomet Class of 2015

The Flatbread Benefit night for the Masconomet Class of 2015 will be held on April 29th at 5 pm at the Flatbread Restaurant in Amesbury. A portion of the night's profit will go to the Masconomet Class of 2015 to support the students' senior year activities including prom, senior week activities, and graduation. The Class organization is designed to foster school pride and help students bond over numerous social, charitable and educational events. Come to the Flatbread Restaurant April 29th to enjoy delicious pizza, a great atmosphere, and a 50/50 raffle! For information, call (978)998-5617.

Greenscapes

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 www.greenscapes.org or Greenscapes: Reducing Stormwater Runoff.

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

Further Information

Friends of the Library News and Events

All are welcome to see and use the Library's new digital services made possible by EBSCO. Services are also available from home with a Topsfield library card.

Floral Design Workshop with Platinum Posies,Thursday, April 17, 7pm, Library Meeting Room. Create a beautiful springtime centerpiece to take home. The cost for this program is $25 per person, which includes all supplies. Sign-up is required at the Library Circulation Desk.

AWE Early Literacy Station now available in the Children's Room.

The Meadows Accepting Reservations from Topsfield Residents

Per its Special Permit, the Meadows at Topsfield is now accepting reservations from Topsfield residents interested in purchasing units in its final phase. For information, contact J. Barrett and Co. at 978-887-0300.

Topsfield Beach Association

The Topsfield Beach Association will host its annual open meeting on Monday, March 17th at 6:30 PM at the Topsfield Town Library.

Town Calendar

Tuesday, April 22
7:00 pm : Special Town Meeting
8:00 pm : Zoning Board of Appeals
Wednesday, April 23
7:00 pm : Conservation Commission
Thursday, April 24
7:30 pm : Board of Water Commissioners-Informational Mtg.
Friday, April 25
8:45 am : Board of Assessors
11:00 am : Essex County RECC - Financial Advisory Board
Monday, April 28
8:30 am : CREST (GLEC) Facilities Advisory Meeting
7:00 pm : Finance Committee
7:30 pm : Board of Selectmen
7:45 pm : Tri-Town Union Committee
Wednesday, April 30
10:00 am : Essex Regional Retirement System - Advisory Coun.

Recycling Calendar

Saturday, April 19
7:00 am : Zone 3 Recycling - 7AM curbside | Details
Thursday, May 1
7:00 am : Zone 1 Recycling - 7AM curbside | Details
Friday, May 2
7:00 am : Zone 2 Recycling - 7AM curbside | Details

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