Topsfield Town Clerk


    Ann D. Gill, Town Clerk

  • Mary Elizabeth Willis, Assistant Town Clerk
  • Paula M. Burke,, Town Warden
  • Frederick J. Glatz, Town Constable

Contact Information:

Topsfield Town Hall
8 West Common Street
Topsfield, MA 01983
Phone: (978) 887-1505
Fax: (978) 887-1502

Email address:

Office Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday:  8 AM - 4 PM
    Friday:                         8 AM - 12 PM


The Town Clerk is an elected official who is the custodian of most official and non-financial records. These include all vital statistics, vital records, and minutes of all regular and special town meetings. The Town Clerk organizes, supervises, and reports all elections, registers voters, and maintains the lists of voters and residents. Marriage and dog licenses are issued from this office. Decisions of the Planning and Appeals boards, deeds of the town, and other official documents are recorded here.


Elections and Voter Registration Information:

To register to vote, you must be:

  • A U.S. Citizen
  • A Massachusetts resident
  • Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election


The Presidential Primary is in March of 2016! 

To see if you are registered, visit this website:…/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx


If you are not registered or want to make changes, you can do so online at:


Please note - there is a new political party in Massachusetts called the "United Independent Party." You can visit their website: If you are registered in this party you may only participate in that party's primary in March. "United Independent" is a party and has a defined platform. If you do not wish to be enrolled in any party, formally known as 'independent,' please ensure you are registered as "unenrolled."



Polling Site:

All elections are held at St. Rose Church Hall 12 Park St. 7:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.  The Annual Town Election is held on the Thursday after the first Tuesday of May.

Upcoming Elections:

March 1, 2016                    Presidential Primary

May 5, 2016                        Town Election

September 20, 2016        State Primary

November 8, 2016            Presidential / State Election


Town Meeting

Topsfield holds all town meetings at the Proctor School, Woodbury Auditorium. The Annual Town Meeting is held on the first Tuesday of May at 7:00 P.M.

All Town election and Town Meeting records are available through the Office of Town Clerk.


Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Municipal Employees & Volunteers

Information on Open Meeting Law

Open Meeting Law Guide Packet Revised March 18, 2015

Attorney General Guidelines for Open Meeting Law


General Information:

Candidate Information:


Vital Records:

Town Calendar

Wednesday, May 25
9:00 am : Town Hall Building Committee
9:00 am : CREST - Finance Advisory Committee
7:00 pm : Conservation Commission
Thursday, May 26
2:00 pm : COA Board of Directors
4:00 pm : Board of Selectmen
7:30 pm : Board of Health
Friday, May 27
8:45 am : Board of Assessors Cancelled
Wednesday, June 1
9:00 am : Town Hall Building Committee
Thursday, June 2
7:30 pm : Elementary School Committee
Monday, June 6
7:30 pm : Board of Selectmen
Tuesday, June 7
7:30 pm : Planning Board

Recycling Calendar

Wednesday, May 25
Thursday, May 26
Friday, May 27

Community Events

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