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bell off to makeover

Off to a Makeover for the Common’s Taylor Vickers & Co. Bell #1060

DPW’s Kevin Raiche and Dan Ashwell carefully transport Common’s historic bell to restorer

An exciting part of the recent renovation of the Common is the upcoming restoration of the Taylor Vickers & Company bell that has... more ››

Annual town meeting to be held on June 12

20 warrant articles to be considered

The Town of Lynnfield will hold its annual town meeting on Saturday, June 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lynnfield High School football field.

tree in front yard of house

Revised Tree Preservation Bylaw - ready for June 12 Town Meeting

Planning Board strives for meaningful tree preservation for residents

The following is the "Tree Talk" column as written by Brian Charville, Chair of the Lynnfield Planning Board, published in the... more ››

Rotary Park planting - FD

Volunteers gather at Pillings Pond for Planting Day!

Demonstration Bank Planting project kicks off at Rotary Park site

Saturday, May 1 volunteers gathered at the Town’s Rotary Park site on Pillings Pond, kicking off the final phase of the Conservation... more ››

Annual public hearing on budget on May 5

TOWN OF LYNNFIELDANNUAL BUDGET HEARING The Lynnfield Finance Committee and Board of Selectmen will hold the annual public hearing on the... more ››

town common - spring look

The Common's new lawn looks fantastic!

New lawn will be maintained with organics rather than conventional chemical-based pesticides and herbicides.

The Common’s new lawn is greening up – and it is beautiful! But there’s another good story behind this pretty face.

John Kerry focuses climate lens on IPSWICH RIVER

Powerful remarks in YouTube video BELOW from the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

John Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, sounds a powerful warning about the climate threats to our waterways, highlighting... more ››

moderate river drought photo

State declares Level 1 Drought Status for North Shore

Winter snow, rainfall, streamflow, groundwater levels below normal entering spring

On April 9, with precipitation, streamflow, and groundwater below normal as the state enters the spring season, MA Energy and Environmental... more ››

tree in front yard

Planning Board submits revised Tree-Preservation Bylaw for Spring Town Meeting Warrant

Revised Bylaw is much reduced in scope; applies only to building activity

In its April 7 meeting, the Planning Board voted unanimously to submit its most recent version of the revised Tree-Preservation Bylaw to... more ››

growth award

Lynnfield earns Arbor Day Foundation’s Prestigious GROWTH AWARD.

2020 award adds to over 10 years’ Tree City designation

Since 1970 when the last Friday of April was first proclaimed “National Arbor Day,” Massachusetts has recognized this as a special day to... more ››

Tree in front yard photo

Planning Board Revises Draft Tree-Preservation Bylaw

Bylaw’s proposed scope greatly reduced. If adopted by Town Meeting, will apply only to building activities.

Planning Board Chairman Brian Charville has announced release of the February 25, 2022 draft Tree-Preservation Bylaw for the Town of... more ››

Please make sure catch basins are clear

Lynnfield DPW continues to plow and treat roads but we ask for your assistance. Due to the heavy slush and rain, large puddles have... more ››

town common horse trough - winter

Renovation project upgrades Town Common!

Comprehensive project brings structural improvements and beauty

This article appeared in the December 9 edition of The Lynnfield Villager and is reprinted in its entirety here. ... more ››

Charlie - sod Town Common

Town Common ready for new lawn!

Over an acre of sod to be installed and ready for Spring.

The Town Common’s Fall 2019 septic replacement project has led the way for structural and aesthetic improvements, including granite curbing... more ››

virginia creeper climing tree

Fall - the Perfect Time to Free Your Trees from Invasive Vines

Here's the simplest way!

Now is the easiest time to rid your yard of the invasive vines that are slowly choking your trees.

District Attorney and Board of Selectmen announcement on recent arrests in hate crimes investigation

Statement from the Office of Essex County District Attorney Jonathan BlodgettTWO ARRAIGNED ON CHARGES RELATED TO THEFT OF BLACK LIVES... more ››

Pillings Pond photo of dock

NOTICE: Pillings Pond Treatment - Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Pond to be treated to help control algae

Pillings Pond will be chemically treated on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. These waters are treated from time to time to prevent algal... more ››

Pillings Pond photo of dock

NOTICE: Pillings Pond Treatment - Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Pond to be treated to control growth of nuisance aquatic vegetation and algae

Pillings Pond will be chemically treated on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. These waters are routinely treated from time to time to control... more ››

Pillings Pond photo of dock

NOTICE: Pillings Pond Treatment - Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Pond to be treated to help control algae

Pillings Pond will be chemically treated on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. These waters are treated from time to time to prevent algal blooms... more ››

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