Town of pembroke Massachusetts
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The fall Special Town Meeting will be held on October 28, 2014 at 7:30 pm at the Pembroke High School,
80 Learning Lane. The Signed Warrant is now available.

Pembroke DPW PRESS RELEASE: Route 27 (School Street) paving will begin September 29, 2014 – October 17, 2014 Monday thru Friday weather permitting during the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  Read full notice for alternate routes. Map of suggested detour.

Message from the Town Clerk, Mary Ann Smith: Absentee Ballots are now available in the Town Clerks Office. Voting hours are from 9:AM to 4PM Monday – Friday. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact the Clerk’s Office 781-293-7211.

The Water Dept. will be “Flushing” on Center Street for the next 4 weeks starting
Monday, Sept. 8 (Mon. thru Thurs.)  from 7 p.m. to Midnight.


Hydrant Flushing Notification Town flushing will take place Monday through Thursday beginning September 8, 2014 and continue for approximately six to eight (6-8) weeks.  This flushing will be from 7 p.m. to 12 midnight, Monday through Thursday. 

Local officials are urging residents to avoid using tap water during designated hours as crews perform seasonal water main flushing.  Water system flushing can cause discoloration. The flushing program will cause discolored water in varying degrees in all sections of town.  Residents are advised to check for discoloration before doing laundry and to avoid doing laundry during flushing hours. Residents who experience water discoloration should clear their water systems by opening the outside faucet closest to the water meter and running the water for several minutes.  If the water is still not clear, please wait about an hour and begin the flushing procedure again.

The department will make every effort to keep inconvenience to a minimum.  The Water Division is not responsible for any damage incurred in connection with the flushing program, which is a necessary and normal maintenance function of the water supply system and required by the state Department of Environmental Protection.  For more information, call the department at 781-709-1425 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Drainage construction repair project began on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 on Elm Street from Taylor Street to Pleasant Street. During construction operations expect delays during the hours of 7:00 am through 5:00 p.m. weekdays and traffic will be shut down to one (1) lane.  The construction is expected to last approximately (2) two weeks   

Road construction repairs began on Monday, August 18, 2014 on Route 27 (School Street) from the Kingston town line to Christina Marie Drive. During construction operations expect delays during the hours of 7:00 am through 5:00 p.m. weekdays.

  Construction will start this week (week of September 29th) on RTE 27 from the Kingston town line to Christina Marie Drive. Be prepared for delays and detours, find alternate routes if possible.

Paving will begin on Route 27 (School Street) tomorrow morning Tuesday, 10-7) at 6:00 am.

In response to additional feedback, the Board of Selectmen voted at their August 25, 2014 meeting to extend the original six-month trial period for Monday evening Town Hall hours. Continuing forward, the Pembroke Town Hall will be open on Monday from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. This extension will run throughout the fall and end on December 31, 2014

Offices will close for the evening at 6:30 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; 5:30 pm:  Board of Assessors; 6:30 pm: Board of Health; 7:00 pm: Board of Selectmen; 7:30 pm: Planning Board Zoning Board of Appeals and Conservation Commission. 

Resident and staff feedback will continue to be evaluated during this time to ensure that the residents of Pembroke’s needs are being more effectively met. Please feel free to forward any questions or comments 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.

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has released it's Pembroke Report.
The study was completed at the request of the Board of Selectmen.

The Commission on Disabilities has posted available equipment

Elder Savvy, hosted by Pembroke Council on Aging Director Mary Willis is now showing on the Pembroke Government Channel (Comcast 15). Elder Savvy can be seen on Comcast Channel 15 on the following dates and times: Tuesday at 11:30am Thursday at 11:30am Friday at 8:00am and 6:00pm Saturday at 6:00pm To watch the episode on your computer use PACTV's Video on Demand service by visiting, . For questions about the show or Government Access, call Dave Antoine at 508-830-6999.

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.

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Pembroke history book cover

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!

The Public Health Nurse's upcoming clinics require no appointments.

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.

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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.

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Town Hall Hours
Tuesday to Friday :
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday Hours :
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Closed all legal holidays.
Main : 781-709-1400

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