Owen Blacker

UMASS Amherst Sophomore completes Conservation Department Internship

Owen Blacker's work focuses on water quality of Pillings Pond

Lynnfield’s Owen Blacker, a sophomore pursuing environmental science studies at UMASS Amherst, has completed a summer internship under the... more ››

Neil photo

Lynnfield Awarded $1.6M grant for Richardson Green purchase

MVP grant award is 3rd largest from the State

This article appeared in the September 8, 2021 edition of The Lynnfield Villager and is reprinted in its entirety here... more ››

photo contest

Tree Committee's Photo Contest kicks off here!

Your photos could win a prize!

 Lynnfield Through the Lens!

Masks are mandated for all in Town and school buildings effective Monday, August 23


Clear shot - Rotary Park

Rotary Park bank plantings are trimmed to enhance Pillings Pond vistas

Town park provides welcome respite for visitors.

Under the direction of DPW and Conservation Commission staff, Wildwood Landscaping performed a biennial trimming of Rotary Park’s existing... more ››

Road work planned for Summer Street

Week of August 9

As part of the Town's program to improve its roadways, milling and pulverizing work will be taking place along Summer Street beginning next... more ››

carbon offsets

Grant Awarded for “A Vision for Willis Woods”!

MAPC to provide technical assistance for regional open space vision

Emilie Cademartori, Director of Planning & Conservation is pleased to announce that Lynnfield has been awarded funding by the... more ››

Data collector visiting properties for Board of Assessors

The Assessors Office is in the process of inspecting properties purchased during calendar years 2020 and 2019, cyclical recollection of... more ››

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 ››