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Good Friday Walk at Breakheart
April 18, 2014 (10:30 am)

Vineyard Community Church Good Friday Service
April 18, 2014 (7:30 pm)

Saugus Faith Community Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service
April 20, 2014 (6:00 am)

First Congregational Church Easter Sunrise Breakfast
April 20, 2014 (6:30 am)

Vineyard Community Church Easter Sunday Services
April 20, 2014 (9:00 am)

Saugus Toastmasters Club Meeting
April 21, 2014 (7:00 pm)

Harborlight Show Chorus Rehearsal
April 23, 2014 (7:00 pm)

Town of Saugus Compost Site Reopens Today
April 26, 2014 (8:00 am)

Saugus Tree Committee Earth Day Event
April 26, 2014 (9:00 am)

Vineyard Community Church Kids Clothes Swap
April 26, 2014 (9:00 am)

Saugus YMCA Healthy Kids Day
April 26, 2014 (10:00 am)

Saugus American Legion Senior & Junior Baseball Try-outs
April 27, 2014 (5:00 pm)

Harborlight Show Chorus Rehearsal
April 30, 2014 (7:00 pm)

1st Congregational Church 2014 Benefit Auction
May 3, 2014 (6:00 pm)

Saugus Toastmasters Club Meeting
May 5, 2014 (7:00 pm)

Harborlight Show Chorus Rehearsal
May 7, 2014 (7:00 pm)

1st Congregational Church Community Breakfast
May 10, 2014 (7:00 am)

Harborlight Show Chorus Rehearsal
May 14, 2014 (7:00 pm)

Lymphomathon 5K Walk for Lymphoma Research
May 17, 2014 (9:00 am)

Saugus Toastmasters Club Meeting
May 19, 2014 (7:00 pm)

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Scott Crabtree,
Town Manager     (781) 231- 4111

Joanne Rappa, Town Clerk    
(781) 231- 4101

Town Hall Hours:

Monday 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday 8:15 am to 5:00 pm
(June 1 to August 31 close at 4:00 pm)

Friday 8:15 am to 12:30 pm

Saturday - Sunday Closed


Town of Saugus Zoning By-laws

Town Departments

Boards and Commissions

Town Meeting Members 

Town Meetings Calendar 

Saugus Police Department      

27 Hamilton Street,
Saugus,  MA   01906

Emergency#   911
Non-emergency   (781) 233 - 1740

Saugus Fire Department
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27 Hamilton Street, Saugus,  MA  01906

Emergency #  911 
Non-Emergency   (781) 231 - 4155

Saugus Canine Facility
click here

515R Main Street, Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231 - 4176

Saugus Public Schools  

 2013 - 2014  School Calendar 
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Saugus Board of Selectmen 

2014  Meetings Schedule

April 22

May 13
May 20

June 10
June 24

July 15

August 12

 Board of Selectmen 2014 Meeting Agendas
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Wendy L. Reed, Clerk - Saugus Board of Selectmen
 (781) 231-4124    


           Town of Saugus Public Notices          

Saugus Rabies Clinic
Wednesday  May 7, 2014  from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Saugus Canine Office - 515 R Main St., Saugus
Cost is $10.00
Protect Your Pet and Family!

The Saugus Animal Control Officer and the Board of Health
would like to remind dog and cat owners of their legal
obligation to have their pets vaccinated against rabies.

Pet owners are requested to bring their pet’s prior rabies certificate,
but this is not required unless you want a 3-year shot for your pet.
Dogs must be leashed and cats brought in carriers (no cardboard boxes).
If you have any questions regarding the rabies clinic, please contact
the Animal Control Officer at (781) 231- 4176


The Saugus Board of Selectmen are accepting applications for
appointment to the Cable Advisory Board in the Town of Saugus.
These are volunteer / non paid positions for Saugus residents.
Those interested may submit letter of interest / resume
no later than April 30, 2014 to:
Saugus Board of Selectmen
Saugus Town Hall
298 Central Street, Saugus, MA 01906


Water Main Installation Projects
In an ongoing effort to better the Town’s water system,
construction will begin on Tuesday, April 8, 2014
This project, which is funded through a zero interest loan program offered by
the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, will include replacement of
portions of water lines on Wonderland Ave, Fairmount Ave, and Ernest Avenue.

Temporary bypass waterlines will be installed first, followed by replacement of
the water main and new copper service lines up to the property line.
The excavated portion of the roadway will receive final trench paving.

The contractor that has been awarded the project is Moriarty & Sons,
North Andover MA and CDMSMITH is the Town’s engineering firm

Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during construction.
Please contact the DPW with any questions.
(781) 231-4145 or (781) 233-2422 (24-hour Emergency)


2014 Street Sweeping Program
The Town wide Street Sweeping Program will begin
on Wednesday   April 2, 2014  
7:00 am to 3:30 pm
(Weather permitting)

Sweepers will begin sweeping areas of North Saugus
beginning in (Precincts 7 and 5) and work across Town.
Residents are encouraged to keep vehicles off the street if sweepers are in the area.

Residents can assist Public Works, by sweeping any winter sand from your driveway
or sidewalk into the gutter area.  Please do not consider this an invitation to clean
your entire yard.  The street sweeper cannot, and will not, pick up stones, branches,
leaves or other foreign matter.  Do not pile large amounts of sand in the street,
sweepers cannot pickup large piles.  
Please DO NOT sweep driveways/sidewalks
onto the road after your road has been swept by the Sweepers.

During the sweeping program, all Town streets and public areas will be swept.
Please call the Saugus DPW  (781) 231-4145 with any questions.

click here to view/print the FLYER for this event  


Riverside Cemetery Cleanup Begins April 1st 
Beginning April 1st the Riverside Cemetery will begin cleanup of all grave sites. 
If you have personal items, holiday decorations, etc… on family plots,
please stop by the cemetery and remove them. 
All items not removed will be discarded.  The cemetery is not responsible
for any personal items that are not cleaned off of grave sites.


The Town of Saugus FY2013 Annual Report
click here to view / print the report

Copies may be obtained from the Board of Selectmen’s Office during regular office hours.
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
For more information please contact Wendy Reed, Clerk
at (781) 231-4124 or


                      General Information                     

Dog Licenses must be renewed by April 1st every year

click here to view / print the 2014 Dog License Application  

For more information, please call the Town Clerk's office (781) 231 - 4101


2014 Town of Saugus
Trash & Recycling Information Pamphlet
click here

Trash Collection and Recycling

Town of Saugus Solid Waste / Recycling Department

Inspectional Services at Saugus Town Hall (781) 231- 4116
Lorna Cerbone, Recycling Coordinator  (781) 231- 4036  

  The Town of Saugus is contracted with JRM Hauling and Recycling
to pick-up the following:
Three (3) items per one-family building
Six (6) items per two-family building
Nine (9) items per three family building

Residential customers shall place regular weekly refuse in durable
watertight containers or plastic bags of sufficient strength to prevent failing.

Each container or bag shall not exceed thirty-five (35) gallon capacity
or fifty (50) pounds in weight.

Trash/recyclables must be curbside by 7:00 am the morning of collection.

Each unit is entitled to two (2) Bulky Waste Item, bag or barrel
with the proper $2 (two) Green Sticker affixed and visible.

Sticker Program
Each unit is entitled to one White Goods Item
with the proper $20 (twenty) red sticker affixed and visible;
and called into JRM (800) 323-4285 the evening before your pick-up.

Stickers may be purchased at Town Hall, Hannaford’s,
Saugus Federal Credit Union, and Stop & Shop courtesy booths.

Red Sticker Items - $20
Used for the disposal of white goods/appliances such as
refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, water heaters,
dishwashers, heavy metal files, heavy metal cabinets or desks.
Item will be collected with a different truck.

Green Sticker Items - $2
Used for any item that can go into the trash truck.

Used for Bulk Items such as furniture, mattress/box spring,
rugs/carpeting (1 room same color carpet cut to 4’ lengths),
lawn mowers (gas tank and oil removed), microwave ovens,
small bundle of wood (cut to 4’ lengths).

Used for 1 bag or barrel of items not thrown out in weekly
trash collection such as small toys, worn clothing, decorations,
household items, scrap wood, or craft supplies, etc.


* * * Christmas Trees * * *
are collected on regular trash day
the first 2 weeks of January each year.


Curbside Recycling Collection
The Town of Saugus offers curbside recycling pick-up on regular trash collection day each week.
There are two separate
trucks, one to pick up your household trash and one to pick up recycling.

Town of Saugus Curbside Recycling Pick-up Information Flyer
click here

The Town of Saugus urges all residents to recycle.

Recycle Bins are no longer available at Town Hall.

Recycle Stickers

The Town of Saugus Recycle Program offers free stickers to use
on rubber barrels not larger than 35 gallons.
Please place stickers on both sides of containers so that the
collection company will clearly see that there are recyclables at the curb.




Recycling Drop-off Site

located behind the Department of Public Works
at 515 Main Street, Saugus

reopens Saturday  April 26, 2014

Open for the 2014 Season
Wednesdays and Saturdays
8:00 am to 2:00 pm


The Town drop-off site will accept the same recycling items
that can be placed curbside in our recycling bins.
These items include paper, cardboard, bottles, cans, and glass containers.

The Town will also be recycling TV’s and computers -
up to three (3) units from Saugus residents only.

Now also accepting items considered as BULKY RIGID PLASTICS such as:
Plastic toys, buckets, coolers, laundry baskets, garbage cans, flower pots,
milk and soda crates, dish drainers, ice cube trays, shelving, pet carriers,
closet organizers, lawn furniture, 5 gallon water jugs.
No plastic bags.
Please remove all metal.   Items must be clean of dirt and debris.

click here to view / print the FLYER for this event

There will be no pre-registration or fee at this time.
You will need a current driver’s license with your Saugus address.
If you need to make other arrangements for proof of residency
or have questions, please call Inspectional Services (781) 231- 4115

Thank you for your patience and cooperation. The Town of Saugus provides
the recycle drop-off site for its residents and is responsible for funding it.
Checking for proof of residency assures that only Saugus residents are using it.

Recycling Drop-off Site Information Flyer

click here

Recycling ‘CHARM Center’ planned for Saugus

According to Lorna Cerbone, the Saugus Solid Waste / Recycling Inspector,
the Town of Saugus received $100,000 in funding for a supplemental
environmental project.   The department intends to open a new CHARM Center
(Center for Hard to Recycle Materials) next summer.  Saugus Inspectional Services
is currently in the process of site design, layout, and permitting with MassDEP.

The purpose of the project is to expand the materials that are accepted at the
current drop-off / recycling site to include the following:

Scrap Metal, Textiles,Paint, Mercury Waste, and Book Reuse / Recycling.

Lorna is also planning a one-day Collection Event in advance
of the Project start-up date anticipated for the Summer of 2014. will post the start-up date when it is confirmed.


Curbside Leaf Collection Spring 2014
the week of May 12 - 16

on your regular collection day.

There will be no “missed pickups” conducted.
The Town asks that you please do your part in proper preparation for disposal.

We ask that you abide by the following rules:
  • Leaves must be out for collection by 7:00 am on your regular rubbish collection day.

  • Leaf containers must be physically separated from trash and recycling.

Paper leaf bags are preferred for leaf disposal.

If barrels are used to contain the leaves, barrels must be clearly marked
with yard waste stickers (free at lower level at Town Hall),
and remove covers so the leaves are visible.

No plastic bags or cardboard boxes will be accepted.

No branches or brush will be collected.

Please note that separate trucks collect the rubbish, recycling and leaves;
so the leaves may be collected at a different time of day.

Town of Saugus Trash/Recycling Brochure
click here


The Town of Saugus Compost Site

located behind the Department of Public Works
at 515 Main Street, Saugus

reopens Saturday  April 26, 2014

Open for the 2014 Season
Wednesdays and Saturdays
8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Seasonal fee of $25.00 must be paid by Check or Money Order.

Stickers may be purchased at:
the D.P.W. office, Inspectional Services at Town Hall, or at the Compost Site.
The stickers must be PERMANENTLY PLACED on the lower left corner of the windshield.

Yard waste must be in brown compost bags or you may use open containers.
Only grass clippings, leaves, and brush will be accepted.
No branches or limbs larger than 3” in diameter.

Entry is not allowed to the compost site without a sticker.
The compost site will remain open until the first snow storm in the fall.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
CRT Collection
(Cathode-Ray Tube, the technology used in most televisions and computer monitors.)

2014 Fall Household Hazardous Waste Day 

~ date to be announced ~

at Saugus High School

9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Please pre-register by visiting
or calling Inspectional Services  (781) 231- 4115
Lower level Saugus Town Hall

The collection allows Saugus residents to dispose of household
hazardous materials in an environmentally responsible manner.

Only Saugus residents who pre-register will be allowed
to dispose of their waste at the collection event.

Details will be provided at the time of pre-registration.
at the Inspectional Service Department of the Town Hall.
Proof of residency is required and no commercial waste will be accepted.
A pre-registered event reduces wait-time
and ensures that all registered participants are serviced.

The following is a summary of what items residents can dispose of at the event:
oil based paints, varnishes, stains, turpentine, paint thinners, solvents,
adhesives, photography chemicals, insecticides, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides,
cesspool cleaners, oven cleaners, drain cleaners, transmission fluids, degreasers,
antifreeze, brake fluids, and car batteries.

TV’s and Monitors are free of charge;
propane tanks will require a $5.00 sticker; automobile tires are $2.00 apiece
and truck tires $10.00 apiece.
Stickers may be purchased at the Saugus Inspectional Services Department;
all of the stickers must be purchased prior to the event.

Do not bring explosives, ammunition or latex paint
(latex paint may be dried out and disposed of in the regular trash).

Residents will be limited to 2 car loads
which is 50 lbs. or 50 gallons of hazardous waste.


* * * Sharps Disposal * * *
Saugus residents can now safely deposit used needles
and syringes into a sharps disposal kiosk located at
Inspectional Services Department in the lower level
of Town Hall at 298 Central Street

The Town of Saugus has a Mercury Collection Program administered by the
Solid Waste/Recycling Department on
the lower level of Town Hall  (781) 231- 4036
Mercury thermometers will be exchanged for flexible standard-tip digital thermometers
while the supply lasts; 
 and mercury switches and thermostats can be dropped off.

DO NOT put fluorescent tubing or compact fluorescent bulbs
(curly bulbs) or batteries (AA,AAA,C,D, 9V, etc.) out for
pick-up with your regular household trash.

Please recycle them at Saugus Home Depot, 564 Broadway.
Just bring these items (any amount) to the customer service desk.

Fluorescent bulbs and compact (spiral) fluorescent bulbs
are also
accepted free of charge
at the Hazardous Waste Disposal event.


Pothole Hotline
run by the Saugus DPW
If you spot a pothole, please call (781) 231 - 4145
or contact 

or use the Town of Saugus Fast Track System:


The Town of Saugus Citizen Reporting Tool

The Town of Saugus has adopted a new platform that will allow citizens
to report issues like potholes or graffiti in their neighborhoods.

Powered by SeeClickFix, the place-based reporting tool
is designed to be used from a mobile device, so residents can
take part in community improvement while they are around town.

Issues an also be reported through the website

or right from the town website

The SeeClickFix system has already been implemented by cities and government
agencies all over the world. The platform allows citizens to pinpoint problems on a map.
Governments have appreciated the ability to respond to citizen requests
within the platform, and to monitor specific areas.

Saugus residents are invited to download the mobile app, available for iPhone, Android,
and Blackberry, at

For more information, contact   James Rivers   

Streetlight Repair

The DPW is attempting to repair and maintain all streetlights in the Town.
Residents are encouraged to contact the DPW for streetlights that are not working.
Please provide the address (number and street) and the pole number of the light.
The proper information will expedite the repair process.

Contact online at:  click-fix.jpg  

Call the DPW directly with information (781) 231- 4143

or email us at

DPW Website

Thank you for your cooperation,

Brendan O'Regan, DPW Director
(781) 231 - 4145


Utility Companies Serving Saugus
Dig Safe Systems               (888) 344-7233
Comcast                              (888) 633-4266
National Grid - Electric       (800) 322-3223
National Grid - Gas             (800) 548-8000
Verizon                                (800) 870-9999


  Town of Saugus Voting Information
click here

 Town Clerk’s Office
298 Central Street, Saugus
(781) 231 - 4101


Saugus voting  polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm

Where do I vote? 
Find your voting location - click here

click here to download an Absentee Ballot Application

Saugus Precinct Polling Locations

1. Cpl. Procopio Legion Post, 44 Taylor Street

2. Veteran’s Memorial School, 50 Hurd Avenue

3. Hammersmith Nursing Home, 73 Chestnut Street

4. Belmonte Middle School, 25 Dow Street

5. Lynnhurst School, 10 Elm Street

6. Veteran’s Memorial School, 50 Hurd Avenue

7. Knights of Columbus, 1 K of C Drive

8. Belmonte Middle School, 25 Dow Street

9. Oaklandvale School, 266 Main Street

10. Italian American Club, 1 Beachview Avenue


Massachusetts State Government

United States Federal Government


Federal Voting Information
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IRS Tax Forms
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Senator William M. Cowan

Senator Elizabeth Warren

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