Special Town Meeting

A Special Town Meeting will be held on September 30th at 7PM at Proctor School to consider the issue of fluoride in Town water. The warrant for the meeting will be mailed to residents and is posted here.

Produce for the Pantry

Calling all backyard gardeners!

If you have extra produce from your garden, please share it with the Topsfield Food Pantry. Healthy fresh vegetables are a welcome supplement to the canned and boxed food ordinarily available.

Vegetable Drop-Off Baskets are located at the Emerson Center of the Congregational Church, 9 East Common Street, at Trinity Church, 124 River Road, and in the Council on Aging Office at Town Hall.

Vegetables are collected throughout the week and are delivered to the Food Pantry on Friday afternoon after 2 PM. For further information, call the Congregational Church Office at 978-887-2101 or the Council on Aging at 978-887-1523.

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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 gkrom@topsfieldpublicworks.org if you have questions.


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.

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 www.topsfieldpublicworks.org

Senior Scoop On-Line

The September edition of the Senior Scoop is available here with the Council on Aging's Calendar of Events for June 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 www.greenscapes.org 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 cbb@topsfieldcable.com Tuesday-Friday before 5 PM for immediate posting.

Town Calendar

Thursday, September 18
8:30 am : Housing Authority
Friday, September 19
9:00 am : Essex County RECC - Financial Advisory Board
Monday, September 22
7:00 pm : Finance Committee
7:30 pm : Board of Selectmen
7:30 pm : Alcohol Licensing Advisory Committee
Tuesday, September 23
8:00 pm : Zoning Board of Appeals
Wednesday, September 24
3:30 pm : Masco Regional School Comm.-Tutors Negotiation
3:45 pm : Board of Water Commissioners
7:00 pm : Conservation Commission
Friday, September 26
8:45 am : Board of Assessors
Tuesday, September 30

Recycling Calendar

Thursday, September 18
7:00 am : Zone 2 | Details
Friday, September 19
7:00 am : Zone 3 | Details
Wednesday, October 1
7:00 am : Zone 1 | Details

Community Events

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