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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Election Day - Tuesday, April 6th



The last day to register to vote for the local election is March 17. Anyone who will be 18 years of age by April 6th can Pre-register.  Register Here!

When we hear from the Elections Division if Vote-by-mail or Early Voting are a...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

2/23 Update on Rail Trail Project


DPW crews are working on clearing snow along sections of the Rail Trail to accelerate melt and keep the project on track for completion. 

**Please keep in mind that clearing is only being done to allow work to continue on the Rail Trail project an...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Update

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Update:


Based on the decision by the State of Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Board of Health will no longer receive COVID-19 vaccine to administer first round doses. Those who received their first doses through the Ch...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Open Burning Permits available online

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The Chelmsford Fire Department has moved to an online system for burning permits. There are no paper permits available. Please visit the Chelmsford Fire Department Open Burning webpage to link to the burn permit application system. Burni...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Compost Bins and Rain Barrels for SALE!


Are you interested in being more sustainable at you home? The Town of Chelmsford has partnered with EnviroWorld to offer you backyard compost bins for ONLY $25 and rain barrels, now for $60! You can pre-order online: and pick...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Partial Rail Trail Closure to Complete Improvements

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Beginning Monday, December 21, 2020 sections the Rail Trail will be closed indefinitely from in order to complete necessary improvements to the trail. The work is being done in conjunction with a Mass Trails Grant and is expected to be completed in Spring...

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