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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.
Aug 02, 2023

Does Your Pup Need a Dog License?

Wenham loves its dogs, but they each do need a current license and quite a few do not have them!  Click this text for details on how to renew your dog's license.
Jul 13, 2023

Harborlight HomesĀ  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


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

Pleasant Pond Stickers

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

CodeRED Emergency Notifications

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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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