- Massachusetts has 351 cities and towns. This is your resource for accessing a wide range of official information -- community profiles, state aid (cherry sheets), official websites, and more -- specific to each city and town.
- Telephone listings for various local government officials and departments (e.g. Board of Selectman, Board of Health, Public Library, Council on Aging, etc.) within each city and town.
Directory from the Elections Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth; lists address and contact information for clerk, official website, and office hours, for each city/town hall.
This site provides information about asbestos projects in Massachusetts. The projects listed are those that the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has been notified of and that are performed by Division of Occupational Safety (DOS) licensed contractors.
The following is a directory of locations registered as beverage container redemption centers with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These redemption centers will redeem beverage containers under the Massachusetts Bottle Deposit Law, but have the right to determine the types, sizes and brands they will accept. Please contact the redemption center nearest you for specific redemption policies and hours of operation.
- Locate any city or town in Massachusetts at one glance.
- With 351 cities and towns spread across Massachusetts, you may need some help matching them up with a region. Get started here.
The purest form of democratic governing is practiced in a Town Meeting. In use for over 300 years and still today, it has proven to be a valuable means for many Massachusetts taxpayers to voice their opinions and directly effect change in their communities.
- Looking for a DEP (Department of Environmental Protection)-approved collection center in Massachusetts for hazardous household products? They're listed here, along with contact information.
- From wetlands to hazardous waste sites, communities across the state are working to safeguard health, foster sustainability and keep public spaces clean and litter-free. Select your town from the menu below, enter your ZIP Code, or use the clickable map to learn about the environmental resources and issues in your community.
Information for municipal accountants, assessors and other financial officials, as well as links to various grant programs.
- The Green Communities Division empowers the Commonwealth's cities and towns to reduce their energy use and their carbon footprint on the journey towards healthier communities and stronger economies. Learn more about the Green Communities Division and what it is doing to help municipalities pursue energy efficiency measures, large renewable energy projects, and innovative methods that use less fossil fuel.
- From the Berkshires to Boston, the Commonwealth plans, designs and constructs hundreds of projects each year to improve the Massachusetts road and bridge network. These projects are the product of close collaboration between federal agencies, state entities, regional planning agencies, communities and other important stakeholders.
This information on how to register to vote is for Massachusetts residents only! It answers many questions including who may register, when and where to register, what to do if your address has changed, and more.
Find lists of public and private schools as well as nutritional and MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) information.
Find out how to get married in Massachusetts, information on performing a marriage ceremony, and more.
Recycle mercury safely. Find a mercury product recycling drop-off location near you.
- Find a full list of Public-Use (municipal) airports through the Mass Department of Transportation (MassDOT) along with links to their websites.
- "Instant Topics" from the Massachusetts Community Health Information Profile (MassCHIP).
- The Public Higher Education System comprises 29 campuses divided into three segments: 15 community colleges, nine state universities and the five University of Massachusetts' campuses. Explore links to campus websites, and view a map of campus locations.
- Clean Cities strives to advance the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that contribute to the reduction of petroleum consumption.
- Learn about volunteer opportunities in Massachusetts including Connect and Serve, the statewide volunteer website that helps connect citizens with volunteer organizations in their communities.