In response to residents’ requests, the Pembroke Recycling Center will be open for additional Sunday hours for leaf and grass clipping disposal during the month of May. The Recycling Center will be open Saturday and Sunday from May 2, 2015 through May 24, 2015 which is Memorial Day weekend. The hours of operation remain 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Pembroke residents with a valid Recycling Center sticker are welcome; no commercial disposal or waste is allowed.
Recycling Center stickers are available in the Selectmen’s office from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm on Monday and from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Tuesday through Friday. Please call (781) 293-3844 with any further questions.
PLEASE NOTE: Saturday, May 30th is Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at the Recycling Center from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please read for what is acceptable.
From the Cemetery Department: Christmas Items and Non Approved decoration will be removed by the
DPW on April 27, 2015.
Rules and Regulations link can be found on the DPW’s page at the bottom.
The Town Election results are posted on the Town Clerk page.
The Affordable Housing Committee seeks five volunteers to join the board. This is a seven member board.
Please contact the Board of Selectmen's office at 781-293-3844 if you are interested in applying.
The mission of the Pembroke Affordable Housing Committee is to promote the
creation and preservation of housing and housing programs in Pembroke that:
Ensure that people with incomes below the area median can access an affordable place to live.
Create enough affordable housing so that the Town of Pembroke meets, at aminimum, the state’s benchmark that 10 percent of the town’s total housing units be
affordable to those whose incomes are at or below 80 percent of the area median
Promote an economically vibrant community.
Maintain and preserve the character and historic nature of Pembroke.
Roadway Defects or Pothole Claims: Procedures for filing a claim with the Town of Pembroke.
Claims of damages to a vehicle arising from defects in the public way are governed by M.G.L. c.84.
If you incurred damages caused by roadway and sidewalk defects or potholes within town limits and are seeking a reimbursement, please follow the procedure outlined below.
Your claim must be submitted in writing, not by email or telephone to the Office of the Board of Selectmen,
100 Center Street, Pembroke, MA 02359.
Please read the detailed procedure page.
The Board of Selectmen voted at their Wednesday, February 4, 2015 meeting to accept as a permanent schedule the ten-month trial period for Monday evening Town Hall hours. The Pembroke Town Hall will be open on Monday from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm. The Tuesday through Friday schedule remains from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Offices will close for the evening at 7:00 pm and the regular meetings of the town’s boards, committees and commissions will begin at their regularly scheduled times. Some of the current meeting times include:
5:30 pm: DPW Commissioners, every two weeks at 91 Glenwood Road
5:30 pm: Board of Assessors, every two weeks at Town Hall, Room #15
6:30 pm: Board of Health, every two weeks at Town Hall, Room #12
7:00 pm: Board of Selectmen, every Monday at Town Hall, Veteran’s Hall
7:30 pm: Planning Board, every two weeks at Town Hall, Room #4
7:30 pm: Zoning Board of Appeals, every two weeks at Town Hall, Veteran’s Hall
7:30 pm: Conservation Commission every Monday at Town Hall, Room #10
Please feel free to forward any questions or comments regarding this change to the Selectmen’s office.
There are openings on many boards for new members, contribute to decisions! The boards page shows which committees need members. If you have interest and want too help, apply today. Application form.
Here is the list of openings.
PACTV News program posted on Community page.
Reminder: call National Grid for every power outage. Please Call National Grid directly (not police or fire): 1-800-322-3223 to report an outage.
Call 1-800-465-1212 (National Grid) to report a downed line.
Please bring any unused and unwanted prescriptions or over the counter medications to the new drop box in the lobby of the Police Department, 80 Center St., available 24 hours a day. There is also a box for SHARPS disposal. Please do not flush medications into the water supply.
The limited edition book sells for $50.00, which is the cost to produce the book. Almost 500 pages of images and history, it is a unique and beautiful celebration of Pembroke. It is a MUST SEE! Everyone who has seen it says it is a beauty! Get your copy today.The commemorative items for sale, still available at the library. These make great gifts!
GATRA provides a shuttle to the Hanson commuter rail station Monday to Friday. See the brochure for the schedule and more information.
Meeting agendas are posted on the meeting page, and the calendar listing. If you can't find something on this site try the site map. Also, there is a NEW search feature! Top right of each page, for your convenience.
Town Government Study Committee
Trash and recycling | Check Your Property Assessment
Town Beaches |The Pembroke Food Pantry
Council on Aging | Pembroke Schools | Pembroke Public Library
Pay parking tickets | voter information | Public Notices
Pembroke Emergency Management Agency
State and Federal Links | Governor Baker's page
Pembroke non-profit community groups are encouraged to submit events for posting. Select community events calendar from the list on the left. Then select "submit a community event." The Events Calendar and lists of local groups appear on the Community Page.
Important note: if you arrived at this site from the "old" town address of "townofpembrokemass.org", please bookmark this page and make note of the new address of "pembroke-ma.gov".