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For posted town committee meetings,
click here
or on the link at the top of the page.

A winter parking ban is in effect in Brookfield from November 15th to April 1st for all public ways in the Town during the hours of 11:00p.m. to 6:00a.m. There will be no parking on the streets, whether or not snow is predicted. Anyone in violation is subject to a $25.00 fine.

Each Town department has different hours. Check for specific hours by
clicking on the department link in the left column of this page. Please note that the Town Hall has a handicapped ramp and door on the left side of the building that is available for anyone to use.

JOB POSTING: Assistant Assessor
The TOWN OF BROOKFIELD is seeking a person to fill the newly created position of Assistant Assessor. This will initially be a 15 hour position but is expected to grow to at least 25-30 hours per week. These hours will include one evening a week and occasion evening meetings. The Assistant Assessor will report to the Board of Assessors. Applicants should possess: strong communication skills; the ability to work independently; a valid MA driverís license with a good driving record; good computer skills; and experience as an assessor, appraiser or in a related field. Please send a cover letter (including expected hourly rate), resume, and 3 references to: Board of Assessors, 6 Central Street, Brookfield, MA 01506. A complete job description is available by clicking here: JOB DESCRIPTION

There are federal grant opportunities for home repair projects.You may qualify for a grant for home improvements, such as septic, water, heating, new roofs, etc. USDA
Click here
to download a pdf with details.

Foot Clinic sponsored by the Council on Aging are offered the 4th Tuesday of every month.

One way traffic on the Rt 148 bridge over the Quaboag River. Please allow
extra time. For more information on the project click here.

Digital scans of handwritten Brookfield Town Records up to 1849 as well as other resources are now available online at thanks to Dan Hamilton.

Now you can pay Motor Vehicle & Property Taxes online.
Details on the Tax Collector's page.

Brookfield Housing Authority has a newly-renovated apartment for rent.
2 bedroom; large eat-in kitchen; 1 bath; second floor; spacious yard; heat & electricity included; no pets. Rent based on income. Please call 508-987-5055 for application.

The Water Department’s Annual Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report
is now available at the Town Hall. Click here to download a pdf copy.

Help improve internet service in Brookfield! Take a short survey here.
The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) is working to identify unserved
and underserved areas.

Brookfield needs town residents to serve on boards and committees. Been thinking about what you can do to help your Town? Have a talent/resource that could be useful? Consider asking to be appointed to one of these committees that need members:
Advisory Committee (financial); Agricultural Committee; Banister Common & Mall Committee; By-Law Committee; CDBG Advisory Committee (grant-related); Council on Aging; Cultural Council; Historical Commission; Public Access and Communications Committee (audio/visual); Personnel Board; Zoning Board of Appeals
If you are interested and want more information, please email the Selectmen,
or call (508) 867-2930 X10.

Street Lights: The town pays for street lights, whether or not they are on. If you see a light that is not working properly, please write down the pole number and let the Selectmen's office know at 508-867-2930, ext. 10.

The Town of Brookfield is taking applications for the Senior and Veteran
Tax Work-off Programs.
 US Veterans and Seniors 60+ who own and
reside in their home can volunteer 62.5 hours of their time to a municipal department to receive a $500 abatement on their property tax. There are four openings currently available. If you are interested, please call the Selectmen's office at 508-867-2930 X10 or stop in the Town Hall to pick up an application. The instructions and forms also can be downloaded here.

The Brookfield Ecumenical Food Pantry is accepting donations at the Merrick Public Library whenever the library is open or at St. Mary’s Church, 4 Howard St. during distribution hours: Wednesday 9:30 - 11 am & Saturday 9:30 -11 am.

Join the town's Blackboard Connect service to receive time-sensitive phone
messages such as weather emergencies. Click here for more information.

The 2014 Town Election was held Monday May 5. For results, go to the Town Clerk documents on this website.

The 2014 Annual Town Meeting was held on June 6 at Brookfield Elementary School.
A video of the meeting is available for viewing at the Merrick Public Library or watch it on YouTube.

License Fees have been set by the Selectmen.

The Public Bus Route 33 begins and ends at the Brookfield Common.
Bus Route 19 includes weekend buses that end in Spencer (Saturdays) and Leceister (Sundays).
Go to the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) website to see the current bus schedules, including the new Route 29 (Southbridge/Charlton). Also check out the WRTA website for features, such as bus trackers for smart phones, free shuttle between Union Station and City Hall, and more.

Resident Medical Emergency List: The Council on Aging and the Emergency Squad need your help to create a list of residents who would have emergency situations in case of electrical failure. Click here for more.

Are You Aware and Prepared?
What would you do if a bad storm, outbreak of disease, or an act of terrorism put you in danger. Would you know how to help yourself and your family? Each of us can take steps to reduce our risk in any kind of emergency. The website can help you plan to be prepared so you can stay safe.

Outdoor Brush Burning Permits are issued between January 15 and April 30,
weather permitting. Click here for more information.