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May 21, 2024

COMPOST IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR WENHAM RESIDENTS ONLY

Starting on May 22nd, 2024, Wenham residents may pick-up compost anytime at Iron Rail located at 91 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA 01984.
May 16, 2024

Tobacco Regulation Hearing conducted by the Wenham Board of Health

Town of Wenham, Board of Health, General Bylaw Hearing, Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 5:30 pm
May 16, 2024

Memorial Day Events

Please join us on Monday, May 27th for the annual Memorial Day events.
May 16, 2024

Board of Assessors plan to conduct building permit site visits

Per Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 653, Section 40, Acts of 1989 (accepted at Town Meeting May 2, 1992) the Board of Assessors is conducting building permit site visits through the end of June 20...
May 15, 2024

MBTA Communities Public Forum

Please join us for the 2nd MBTA Communities Forum on June 5, 2024, 6:00 PM, at the Buker Elementary School!
May 13, 2024

Residents of Walnut Road & Larch Row - Paving Week of May 13th

Starting the week of May 13, 2024,  the DPW will be performing roadway resurfacing activities on Walnut Road and the section of Larch Row, from Walnut Road to the Grapevine Road intersection.
May 06, 2024

The Planning Board is hosting its second MBTA Communities Public Forum

The forum will be at the Buker Elementary School on June 5 at 6:00 PM
Apr 30, 2024

Town General Bylaw Hearing conducted by Select Board

Town of WenhamSelect BoardGeneral Bylaw Hearing Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at ~7:20 p.m.
Apr 30, 2024

Wenham 2024 Rain Barrel Program

Rain Barrels are available for purchase at a discounted price.  Order yours today!
Apr 22, 2024

NEW - Main Street Cemetery - Sale of Lots

The Cemetery Commission has conducted extensive research to determine and identify available lots at our historic Main Street Cemetery that are being made available and sold to current Wenham resident...
Apr 12, 2024

Certified Results Annual Town Election 4.11.2024

Thank you to all who participated in the Wenham Annual Town Election on April 11, 2024, whether as voters, candidates, or Election Officers.Certified Results with Hamilton Votes Included in H-W Region...
Apr 11, 2024

Town Hall Closed Monday, April 15, 2024

Town Hall will  be closed Monday, April 15, 2024, in observance of Patriots' Day
Apr 11, 2024

Trash and Recycling Notice

Trash and Recycling pick up will be delayed a day next week due to the Patriots' Day holiday. 
Apr 11, 2024

UNOFFICIAL Annual Town Election Results

Click here for the Unofficial Results in the Annual Town Election on April 11, 2024. Please note that results in the Library and School Committee races include only Wenham votes.
Apr 11, 2024

It's Election Day!

Bring the whole family to vote in the Annual Town Election today at Wenham Town Hall--we have I Voted stickers for every voter and our under 18 future Super Voters. There are no lines so far! Polls ar...
Apr 08, 2024

Hydrant Flushing to begin on April 16

The Water Department will be flushing hydrants beginning April 16 and continuing until May 3 between the hours of 8am and 2pm, Monday through Friday. 
Apr 03, 2024

Diaper Drive Sponsored by the Wenham Board of Health

The Wenham Board of Health will be sponsoring a Diaper Drive to benefit families in need.  
Apr 02, 2024

Town General Bylaw Hearing conducted by Select Board

Town of WenhamSelect BoardGeneral Bylaw Hearing Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 4:30 pm
Mar 18, 2024

Wenham Master Plan

The Master Plan is almost complete. Please comment on this recent draft before it is finalized in May!  
Mar 12, 2024

Massachusetts Electric Company d/b/a National Grid and Verizon New England Public Hearing set for April 2

The Select Bead will be hosting a public hearing on April 2, 2024 at approximately 6:15 PM regarding an application for "pole work".
Mar 11, 2024

Certified Results Presidential Primary

Please click here for certified election results in the March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary.  Thank you to all our voters for turning out and our election officers and staff for the great effort!
Mar 06, 2024

Unofficial Results: Presidential Primary

Click here for the unofficial results from Wenham in the Presidential Primary. Thank you to all our voters, election officers, and staff for a great election day.
Mar 04, 2024

Check out the New Wenham Heritage Tree Program!

The Town of Wenham has adopted a Heritage Tree Program. This program is part of a plan to create climate resiliency for Wenham.
Feb 22, 2024

Early In Person Voting Starts Saturday 2/24

Cast your vote in the Presidential Primary in person at Wenham Town Hall during one of our convenient early voting days starting Saturday 2/24 9-5. This is also the voter registration deadline for thi...
Jan 24, 2024

Wenham Annual Local Election

Wenham’s Annual Town Election will take place on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at the Wenham Town Hall from 7:00AM – 8:00 PM...
Jan 18, 2024

Winter Parking Ban in Effect

The Town of Wenham Winter Parking Ban is in effect from November 15, 2023 through March 31, 2024.  No vehicles may be parked on town streets for more than an hour from midnight to 6:00 am between...
Jan 18, 2024

Town of Wenham Early Voting Hours

Early Voting Starts Saturday, February 24th!  Please vote and let your voice count!
Jan 11, 2024

Wenham Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024

Wenham Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  
Jan 10, 2024

You are invited to attend Wenham's Planning Board meeting on Thursday, January 11th at 7PM!

The topics include the Master Plan strategies presentation and a MBTA Communities discussion. The meeting will be held in person at Town Hall and via Zoom.   Please see agenda for more infor...
Jan 03, 2024

Climate Action & Sustainability Committee Volunteers Needed!

Please consider volunteering to serve on the newly formed  Climate Action & Sustainability Committee!
Jan 02, 2024

2024 Trash, Organics and Recycling Calendar

2024 Organics, Recyling and Trash Calendar
Dec 26, 2023

Tree Recycling Reminder

The Towns of Hamilton and Wenham remind you of the opportunity to “recycle” your tree this year.
Dec 23, 2023

Town Offices Closed Monday, December 25th.  No Trash Pickup

Trash pickup will be delayed one day.  Wishing all a happy and healthy holiday season!
Dec 21, 2023

The Wenham Master Plan Advisory Committee Needs Your Input

Please share your thoughts on the Master Plan's preliminary strategy ideas before time runs out!
Dec 18, 2023

Trash and Recycling Notice for 12/18/2023 Pickup

Due to today's adverse weather, not all trash/recycling was picked up.  If your trash/recycling was not picked up today, please continue to leave it out as it will be picked up tomorrow.
Dec 04, 2023

Final Bagged Leaf Collection - Saturday, December 9th

Bagged leaves will be picked up on Saturday, December 9th. Leaves must be placed in brown paper lawn and leaf bags or loose in barrels Bags or barrels must be on the curb by 7:00 AM on collection day...
Nov 22, 2023

Tax Classification Meeting - November 28, 2023 at 6:00 PM

The Select Board will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.  There will be no in person attendance.  
Nov 21, 2023

Job Opening - Shared Services Coordinator

The Eastern Essex Regional Public Health Coalition is seeking a dedicated Shared Services Coordinator to support the towns of Essex, Hamilton, Rockport, and Wenham. Join us in advancing local public h...
Nov 20, 2023

Wenham Master Plan

Can you envision the next decade in Wenham?  This Master Plan will do just that!
Nov 16, 2023

Wenham Public Safety Toy Drive - December 2nd, 9:00 to 1:00

Please come drop off a new unwrapped toy and help us with this great cause to stuff a Fire truck and Police cruiser!
Nov 14, 2023

Community Preservation Eligibility Form Deadline is November 15

Community Preservation Eligibility Form Deadline is November 15 at 430 PM.Applicants must submit deliver one hard copy to the Town Administrator’s office at Town Hall and one copy electronically...
Nov 13, 2023

How will the MBTA Communities' Legislation affect Wenham?

Please join us on Tuesday, November 14th, 6:30 PM at the Buker School, 1 School Street!
Nov 08, 2023

Flu Clinic at Wenham Town Hall Monday, November 20th, 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Avoid the flu this season!  Please stop by the Select Board's room and get your flu shot!
Nov 07, 2023

Veterans Day Ceremony Saturday, November 11th

Please join us Saturday, November 11th in honoring our Veterans.
Nov 06, 2023

Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day - November 11, 2023

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for Wenham/Hamilton residents will be on Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 9-12 at the Hamilton DPW Yard, 577 Bay Road. Payment is by check only to the Town of ...
Oct 31, 2023

MBTA Communities: Requirement for Multi-Family Zoning

Oct 19, 2023

2023 Bagged Leaf Collection Dates

Bagged leaves will be picked up on Saturday, November 18th and Saturday, December 9th. Leaves must be placed in brown paper lawn and leaf bags or loose in barrels Bags or barrels must be on the curb ...
Oct 17, 2023

Farmland for Lease at Reynolds Farm, 78 Larch Row, Wenham, MA

Calling all farmers! Applications can be found on the Town of Wenham Conservation Commission website and are due November 13, 2023.
Oct 16, 2023

Hydrant Flushing from October 16th to November 3rd between the hours of 8am and 2pm

The Town will be performing hydrant flushing on October 16th through November 3rd between the hours of 8am and 2pm.
Oct 12, 2023

Please consider taking our survey regarding the Wenham Master Plan!

Please consider taking our survey regarding the Wenham Master Plan! See link below:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZBCGMCQ
Oct 04, 2023

Town of Wenham Indigenous Peoples Day Proclamation

Town of Wenham Proclamation in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day.
Oct 03, 2023

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals will be meeting once a month on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM.
Sep 28, 2023

6th Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony December 16, 2023 at 12:00pm

The Wenham Veterans Committee invites you to join other veterans, family members and friends for this special event.  
Sep 26, 2023

Join Us to Observe the Wenham Master Plan Technical Working Sessions

We invite the public to join us to attend the Technical Working Sessions to observe local experts deliberate proposed strategy ideas!
Sep 26, 2023

Iron Rail Community Survey

Please take a moment to complete the Iron Rail Community Survey.  Your opinion matters!
Aug 17, 2023

Iron Rail Best Use Study Information

Helpful documents from the August 16th initial meeting for the Iron Rail Highest and Best Use Study.
Jul 13, 2023

Harborlight Homes  APPLY TODAY!

New Affordable apartments for 62+! For you, or perhaps your parent or other relative who would benefit from affordable, independent living! Beautiful Maple Woods, Wenham, MA.
Jul 06, 2023

Master Plan Visions & Goals

We want to hear your ideas for the future of Wenham!  Attend the Thursday, July 13, 2023 Planning Board Meeting at 7pm at Wenham Town Hall for your opportunity for input.
Jul 03, 2023

1st Qtr. Preliminary Tax Bill Error

Please be advised that we have been notified that the vendor has made an error in printing your 1st Quarter Preliminary Tax bill. The mailing address on the remittance copy does not match the mailing ...
Jun 29, 2023

TRASH PICK-UP REMINDER

Monday July 3, 2023, is a regular trash day for residents who get trash picked up on Monday.  Tuesday is the July 4th holiday, so residents who are normally picked up on Tuesday, will be delayed ...
Jun 27, 2023

Unofficial Results: Wenham Special Election

In the historic election to name two new members to the expanded Wenham Select Board today, Deirdre Pierotti was elected to the 3-year term with 412 votes and Benjamin Tymann received 297 votes to Pat...
Jun 26, 2023

Town Election Tuesday June 27 7AM-8PM

For those who haven't yet voted in this historic election to choose the two new members of our expanding Select Board, our Election Workers look forward to seeing you on Election Day (tomorrow!) at We...
Jun 20, 2023

Route 97 Paving Project Update

Monday night (6.19.23) the MassDOT crews performed the “long lines” center line & fog lines, recess line marking work.   Tonight (6.20.23), the crew will continue to recess the r...
Jun 20, 2023

Update for Recycling and Compost Pickup

Recycling pick-up will be completed today.  However,  compost (green container) will be collected for the following streets tomorrow:  Cedar Street, Burnham Rd., Laurel Dr., Hilltop Dr....
May 31, 2023

Route 97 Paving to be Completed Friday, June 2nd

Barring any issues, the Route 97 road resurfacing will likely finish up at the end on  Friday June 2nd.  The DPW thanks you for your patience during traffic delays and detours.  
May 25, 2023

Compost Available for Wenham Residents Only

Starting on May 26th, 2023, Wenham residents may pick-up compost at the DPW Garage located at 91 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA 01984.
May 22, 2023

Retiring American Flags

Bring old, tattered flags to Wenham Fire Department or Town Hall for proper disposal.  
May 11, 2023

MassDOT Paving Project - RTE 97, Topsfield Road

Roadway paving activities on Route 97, Topsfield Road to start next week.
Apr 26, 2023

NEW - Main Street Cemetery - Sale of Lots

The Cemetery Commission has conducted extensive research to determine and identify available lots at our historic Main Street Cemetery that are being made available and sold to current Wenham resident...
Apr 25, 2023

Nomination Papers for 6/27 Special Election Available Now, Due back Tuesday, May 9

Nomination papers for the two new Select Board seats on the expanding Select Board are available in the Town Clerk's Office and due back by May 9 at 5pm.
Apr 19, 2023

Hydrant Flushing

On Monday, April 24, 2023, the Wenham Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants. Flushing is expected to continue thru May 12, 2023 and will be conducted between the hours of 8am and 2pm.
Apr 18, 2023

Covid-19 and Flu Vaccines Time Change

Greater Cape Ann Community Collaborative Public Health Clinic Time Change.  New hours will be on Wednesdays from 4:30 - 5:30.
Apr 13, 2023

Special Town Election Date Has been Set

Mark your calendars! The Town election for the two new Select Board seats that residents voted on will be Tuesday, June 27!
Mar 30, 2023

Maple Woods, Wenham, MA Affordable Housing Lottery Info Session #1

TODAY, April 3 at 11:00 AM at the Hamilton-Wenham Library or on ZOOM  learn about the Maple Woods, Wenham, MA Affordable Housing Lottery for seniors age 62+.
Mar 23, 2023

2022 Annual Town Report

The 2022 Annual Town Report is now available!
Mar 15, 2023

Active Bystander Training Offerings

The Wenham Human Rights Committee in collaboration with the Town of Hamilton Human Rights Commission and the Hamilton-Wenham Human Rights Coalition is thrilled to present a series of Active Bystander ...
Feb 23, 2023

New Town Hall Office Hours Effective March 6, 2023

Effective March 6, 2023, Wenham Town Hall will be extending office hours Monday thru Thursday by opening at 8:00 AM.  Town Hall will be closed on Fridays.  
Feb 17, 2023

Take the Master Plan Survey

The Wenham Master Plan survey is out! Your responses will help the project team create a community vision and identify goals to incorporate into the Master Plan.
Feb 17, 2023

Wenham Master Plan Crowdmap

Check out our crowdsource map and show us, where are your most favorite or least favorite places in Wenham!
Jan 26, 2023

Real Estate Tax Assessing Timeline

Real Estate Tax Assessing Timeline
Jan 26, 2023

Public Input Wanted for Iron Rail Study

Public input on Iron Rail Use wanted at the January 31st Iron Rail Commission Meeting
Jan 24, 2023

Questions, Information on Property Tax Exemptions and Real Estate Abatement Application Deadline

The deadline for filing a real estate abatement application is February 1, 2023 at 4:30 PM.
Jan 17, 2023

Master Plan Advisory Committee "Meeting in a Box"

The Master Plan Advisory Committee welcomes everyone to hold your own Master Plan “Meeting in a Box”! 
Jan 17, 2023

Overview of Real Estate Taxes and Property Tax Relief

Questions on your Tax Bill?  Please click below for information on how property tax is assessed, how tax bills are calculated and property tax relief assistance programs that are available. ...
Dec 27, 2022

Tree Recycling Reminder - Pingree Park

There is NO curbside tree collection so please bring your naked trees to Pingree Park parking lot by January 16th, 2023 .
Dec 15, 2022

Winter Parking Ban

The Town of Wenham has a Winter Parking Ban that is in effect from November 2, 2022 through March 31, 2023.   No vehicles may be parked on town streets for more than an hour from midnight...
Oct 31, 2022

Mattress and Textile Waste Ban Effective November 1, 2022

Mattress and Textile Waste Ban Effective November 1. 2022
Oct 28, 2022

Board of Assessors Vacancy

The Town of Wenham has a vacancy on their Board of Assessors TERM:   The committee has three elected members with each term being three years.This vacancy is an interim vacancy and therefore...
Apr 07, 2022

20230Pleasant Pond Stickers

20230Pleasant Pond stickers can now be purchased online or at the Town Clerk's Office.To pay online, please visit www.wenhamma.gov and use the online payment center.  Call the Wenham Town Cl...
Jan 27, 2021

CodeRED Emergency Notifications

Sign up to receive CodeRED Emergency Notifications from the Town of Wenham including COVID-19 vaccine registration updates... READ MORE

Please join us for the 2nd MBTA Communities Forum on June 5, 2024, 6:00 PM at the Buker Elementary School!

Please join us for the 2nd MBTA Communities Forum on June 5, 2024, 6:00 PM at the Buker Elementary School!

Town of WenhamSelect BoardGeneral Bylaw Hearing Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at ~7:20 p.m.

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, April 15, 2024 in observance of Patriots' Day

The voter registration deadline for Wenham Town Meeting and the Annual Town Election is Wednesday, March 27, 2024. This date applies to both the Annual Town Meeting (Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 1 at Bu...

Early In Person Voting

Have a busy schedule? Pop into Wenham Town Hall and cast your vote in the Presidential Primary in person during one of our convenient early voting days starting Saturday 2/24.Saturday, February 24, 9A...

Run for Local Office! Deadline 2/22 at 5 PM

Wenham’s Annual Town Election will take place on Thursday, April 11, 2024. There are 13 positions to run for! Nomination papers for the 2024 Annual Town Election are available from the Town Cler...

Wenham Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024

Wenham Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  

Please consider joining the newly formed Wenham Climate Action & Sustainability Committee!  

Wenham Master Plan

Can you envision the next decade in Wenham?  This Master Plan will do just that!

Water main break around 67 Topsfield Road

For those experiencing low water pressure, there is a water main break around 67 Topsfield Road. The Water Dept. is aware of it and working on it.

TRASH PICKUP THE WEEK OF JULY 3RD

Monday, July 3, 2023 is a regular trash day for residents who have their trash picked up on Monday.  Tuesday, July 4th, trash pick-up will be delayed until Wednesday, July 5th.

Run for Select Board - signature DEADLINE 5/9 at 5PM

Tuesday 5/9 is the last day to obtain and submit nomination papers for the Town of Wenham June 27th Special Election for the two new Select Board seats. You may run for either the 2-year or 3-year sea...

Arbor Day Event

Celebrate Arbor Day in Wenham!Click HERE for further details.

Real Estate Tax Assessing Timeline

Real Estate Tax Assessing Timeline

Click here for full MEMOMEMORANDUM DATE: January 26, 2023   TO: Wenham Residents   FROM: Town Administration   SUBJECT: Iron Rail Study   Dear Town Residents:   The Town of We...

Town Hall Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday Closed

Contact Town Hall

Phone: 978-468-5520

Fax: 978-468-8014

138 Main Street

Wenham, MA 01984

 

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