Monday, April 20th is Patriot’s Day, and all town offices will be closed.
Additionally, all trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day; Monday’s trash and recycling will be picked up on Tuesday, and so forth throughout the week.
Pembroke’s Annual Town Meeting
April 28, 2015
At 7:30 PM
In the Pembroke High School Auditorium
The last day to register to vote is April 8, 2015. Anyone not registered by that date will be unable to vote at Town Meeting. For Pembroke High School Students age 18 or older, Maryann Smith from the Town of Pembroke will be available in the PHS cafeteria on April 6th so that students may register to vote (this is for students only).
Complimentary child care will be available during the town meeting from 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM at Pembroke High School. Please click here to complete the Town Meeting child care sign up form.
Annual Town Meeting Warrant AND 2014 Annual Town Report
April 28 Special Town Meeting Warrant
From the Cemetery Department: Christmas Items and Non Approved decoration will be removed by the
DPW on April 27, 2015.
Rules and Regulations link can be found on the DPW’s page at the bottom.
Message from the Town Clerk, Mary Ann Smith.
Absentee Ballots are now available in the Town Clerks office.
Voting hours are from 9AM to 4PM in the Clerks Office Room 11 upstairs.
May 1, 2015 at NOON is the last date to vote absentee.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Office.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY.
Will be held at the Pembroke Recycling Center on Saturday, May 30th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Please read for what is acceptable.
The Affordable Housing Committee seeks five volunteers to join the board. This is a seven member board.
Please contact the Board of Selectmen's office at 781-293-3844 if you are interested in applying.
The mission of the Pembroke Affordable Housing Committee is to promote the
creation and preservation of housing and housing programs in Pembroke that:
Ensure that people with incomes below the area median can access an affordable place to live.
Create enough affordable housing so that the Town of Pembroke meets, at aminimum, the state’s benchmark that 10 percent of the town’s total housing units be
affordable to those whose incomes are at or below 80 percent of the area median
Promote an economically vibrant community.
Maintain and preserve the character and historic nature of Pembroke.
New England Weather strikes again… Due to the freeze and thaw ongoing weather pattern, Pembroke is on full swing with pothole season. The DPW has at least two crews out patching during the work day.
We request that all motorists use caution and proceed at reduced speed on all roadways.
Roadway Defects or Pothole Claims: Procedures for filing a claim with the Town of Pembroke.
Claims of damages to a vehicle arising from defects in the public way are governed by M.G.L. c.84.
If you incurred damages caused by roadway and sidewalk defects or potholes within town limits and are seeking a reimbursement, please follow the procedure outlined below.
Your claim must be submitted in writing, not by email or telephone to the Office of the Board of Selectmen,
100 Center Street, Pembroke, MA 02359.
Please read the detailed procedure page.
The Board of Selectmen voted at their Wednesday, February 4, 2015 meeting to accept as a permanent schedule the ten-month trial period for Monday evening Town Hall hours. The Pembroke Town Hall will be open on Monday from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm. The Tuesday through Friday schedule remains from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Offices will close for the evening at 7:00 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, every two weeks at 91 Glenwood Road
5:30 pm: Board of Assessors, every two weeks at Town Hall, Room #15
6:30 pm: Board of Health, every two weeks at Town Hall, Room #12
7:00 pm: Board of Selectmen, every Monday at Town Hall, Veteran’s Hall
7:30 pm: Planning Board, every two weeks at Town Hall, Room #4
7:30 pm: Zoning Board of Appeals, every two weeks at Town Hall, Veteran’s Hall
7:30 pm: Conservation Commission every Monday at Town Hall, Room #10
Please feel free to forward any questions or comments regarding this change to the Selectmen’s office.
The flag at the fire station on Washington Street will be taken down for the season. It will return in May.
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 Commission on Disabilities has posted available equipment
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
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 Baker'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".