Often considered the doorway to local government, the Town
Clerk's Office serves as the central information point for
residents and visitors alike. The Town Clerk is the chief
election official, recording official, registrar of vital records,
public records official, and licensing officer. The Town
Clerk oversees the polling places and the conduct of all elections
and election-related activity, and records all actions of Town
Meeting. The Clerk's Office maintains the municipal code, the
official Town bulletin board, oaths of office, appointments and
resignations of all Town Officials. The Clerk's Office issues
state licenses and permits, including marriage licenses, business
licenses & renewals, dog licenses, fuel storage licenses,
raffle/bazaar permits and certified requests for public documents.
This office responds to inquiries from the public as well as from
other departments, boards and committees.