Town Hall Move

Town Hall Offices have moved to 461 Boston Street, Unit E-6 at the rear of the New England Business Park.

Town Hall has returned to the Fall/Winter/Spring hours of Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 4 PM and Friday 8 AM – Noon

Library Newsletter

The Library is now publishing a weekly newsletter that includes library news and programs, new releases, book recommendations, and more. Please visit the newsletter here.

Rolling Green Local Preference Plan


Rolling Green at Topsfield is accepting Purchase and Sale Agreements from persons interested in purchasing certain two-bedroom units in the over-55 townhouse development at 470 Boston Street in Topsfield. Preference is given to Topsfield residents, their families, and former Topsfield residents, respectively, subject to the terms of a Local Preference Plan.  The preference period expires 45 days after announcement.  Full terms and conditions are available on request
Please direct all inquires to: Mark O’Hara, Topsfield Rolling Green LLC, 58 Railroad Ave., South Hamilton, MA; telephone 978-807-2954; email:

Mandatory Outdoor Water Ban

A Mandatory Outdoor Water Use Restriction is now in effect due to very low Ipswich River streamflow.  Outdoor use is limited to hand-held implements before 9 AM or after 5 PM each day. The use of irrigation systems is prohibited. The restriction applies to public water customers and private well owners.  Please visit for more information.”

Trash and Recycling Reminder

Please remember that trash and recyling must be at curbside by 7 AM on collection days.

38th Annual TBM Rotary "Fall Foliage Classic"

The Rotary Club of Topsfield, Boxford and Middleton will hold the annual Fall Foliage Classic on Sunday, October 15th starting at 1 PM from Proctor School. For full details, please click here.

Water Quality Report

The Topsfield Water Department’s 2016 Water Quality Report is now available at the Water Department Office or online at

Messages from Topsfield TRIAD

A loved one missing? How will you find him or her? Call the Topsfield Fire Department at 978-887-5148/3895 and ask them about SafetyNet Tracking Systems.

An Emergency at Your House! Fire Dept. Cannot Open The Door. "Having a Lock-Box will give the Fire Department a key to your house, so we can open your front door in an emergency. The Lock-Box is securely attached to your house and only the Fire Department has the code to open the box. If we do not have the key, we need to forcibly open the door to get to you”, said Captain Jen-Collins Brown, of the Topsfield Fire Department. Please call the Fire Department at 978-887-5148/3895 for more information about this important service. The Lock-Box and installation are free.

Composting Center

9 am - 1 pm Saturdays Only at Highway Department, 279 Boston Street. No weekday drop offs.

Season passes and one day tickets may be purchased at Selectmen's Office at Town Hall Offices, 461 Boston Street, Unit E-6 in Topsfield.

Season Pass - $75.00

One Day Ticket - $10.00

For more information, visit

Preschool Screenings at Steward School

The Steward Integrated Preschool conducts preschool screenings throughout the school year for Topsfield children ages 3 to 5.

Contact Jenny Churchill, Special Education Services Coordinator, at Steward School, 978-887-1538 x4401 or email to schedule an appointment if you have any concerns about the current development of your child.

Events and Friends at the Library

Visit the Library's website: for the latest events

Sign up for the Friends of the Topsfield Library Newsletter for all the coming events: and support our library by joining the Friends.

Friends Newsletter for July

Tri-Town Council Spring Newsetter

The Tri-Town Council Spring Newsletter is now available at:

Senior Scoop - Council on Aging Newsletter

The July 2017 edition of the Council on Aging's Newsletter, Senior Scoop, and previous editions are available here.

Operation Concern

Operation Concern is a service provided to Topsfield senior citizens and disabled residents, in conjunction with the Topsfield Police Department, Topsfield TRIAD and the Topsfield Council on Aging. It is totally voluntary. The purpose of the program is to give seniors and disabled residents a means of checking in to the Police Department on a daily basis to tell them that they are ok.

Please click here to get more information and the form.

Cable TV Announcements

Topsfield Cable TV accepts announcements for its Community Bulletin Board. Please submit text announcements of fewer than 600 characters for best results. Alternatively, send a pre-formatted image that will show exactly as-is when aired. The image file must be 720x540 pixels and in .jpg or .ppt format. Please e-mail announcements to Tuesday-Friday before 5 PM for immediate posting.