COUNCIL ON AGING DIRECTOR position posted, apply by January 5th.
The flag at the fire station on Washington Street will be taken down for the season, hopefully today (12-9-14). It will return in May.
Exciting news: Be it hereby known to all that the Town of Pembroke having met the criteria established pursuant to Massachusetts General Law, Chapter Twenty-five A, Section Ten, has been officially designated as a Green Community by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Energy resources with all rights and privileges conferred upon it by the Green Communities Division. Designation date December 3, 2014. Read the full letter.
The Christmas Holiday is Thursday, 12-25-14. There will be no trash pick up.
Trash Pick Up Will Be Delayed One Day-
Thurs. 12/25 Pick Up Will Be On Friday 12/26.
Friday 12/26 Pick Up Will Be On Sat. 12/27.
Trash Pick Up As Usual - Mon. 12/22 - Weds. 12/24
The New Year’s Holiday is Thursday, January 1st. There will be no trash pickup On Holiday.Trash Pick Up Will Be Delayed One Day so
Thurs. 01/01 Pick Up Will Be On Friday 01/02.
Friday 01/02 Pick Up Will Be On Sat. 01/03.
Trash Picked Up As Usual, Mon. 12/29 – Weds 2/31.
The DPW would like to notify residents that, effective December 1, 2014, the Pine Grove Cemetery will be closed due to an extensive restoration of the cemetery’s stone wall.
The expectation is that the work will be complete and the cemetery will re-open at the end of December, weather permitting.
South Shore Community Partners in Prevention (CHNA 23) is working with Health Care for All to promote health confidence/health literacy among our residents.
Do you feel confident that
you can manage and control
most of your health issues?
Are you getting the health
care you need, exactly when
and how you want it?
Take ten minutes to complete a brief survey to help you:
• Better communicate with your doctor
• Manage and prevent health problems
• Learn about community resources
• Tell us more about what you need
from our health care system!
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, www.pactv.org/video_on_demand . 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.
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.
Town Government Study Committee
Trash and recycling | Check Your Property Assessment
Job Opportunities | 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 Patrick'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".