Peabody City Hall

24 Lowell St. Peabody, MA. 01960
Phone: 978-538-5900
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Thursday - 8:30am to 7:00pm
Friday - 8:30am to 12:30pm

Mayor of Peabody

Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr.

I am honored to welcome you to the City of Peabody! Ours is a vibrant community and a wonderful place to live and raise a family.   Read

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Memorial Day Events

The City of Peabody has released the full schedule of events for Memorial Day Weekend 2016, the 150th annual celebration of the national holiday. View Event Details
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Meter Free Parking

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. announced that he has suspended enforcement of downtown metered parking for the remainder of the Peabody Square reconfiguration project. Read
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Salem Veterans Agent to Assist Peabody during Transition

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. announced that the City of Salem’s Veterans Agent Kim Emerling will be available to assist Peabody veterans during the city’s transition to a new veterans agent. Read
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Peabody Recognized as 2016 Playful City USA Community

Peabody is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation by the national non-profit organization KaBOOM! for the city’s commitment to encouraging physical activity and play among children. Read
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International Festival

Summer is rapidly approaching and planning is underway for the 33rd Annual International Festival. Read International Festival applications: Booth Application, Entertainment Application, Galleria Application, Peabody 100 Art Contest Application.
International Festival Committee Operating Outline
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Peabody 100 Cards Available

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. is pleased to announce that many local businesses are offering discounts to their customers to help support the city’s centennial celebration in 2016. Peabody 100 cards are now available for purchase at Read
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Centennial Parade Volunteers to Meet in May

Volunteers are asked to check their calendars and plan to attend one of the following meetings:
Tuesday, May 17, 7 pm at West Branch Library (please park on side or in rear of building)
Thursday, May 19, 7pm South Branch Library
Tuesday, May 24, 7pm South Branch Library Read
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Peabody Square Project Underway

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. announced that a major reconfiguration of Peabody Square is underway with construction crews mobilizing throughout the area. Read
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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The City of Peabody will be holding its annual Household Hazardous Waste Day for Peabody residents on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 9AM-1PM at the Department of Public Services, 50 Farm Avenue. Read
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2016 Spring Curbside Yard Waste Collection Dates

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. and the Department of Public Services have scheduled the dates for spring curbside yard waste collection. Curbside pick-up of leaves and yard waste is scheduled for the weeks of April 18; May 2; and May 16, 2016. Please note that the week of April 18, 2016 is a holiday week, so trash collection will be delayed by one-day. Read
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Financial Incentives for Municipal Solar Development Projects

Peabody Mayor Ted Bettencourt and Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll last week joined Newton Mayor Setti Warren and sent a letter to key state legislators, urging them to reject legislative proposals to reduce the value of net metering credits associated with municipal solar projects. Read
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City’s Bond / Note Sales Rate High, Credit Rating Reaffirmed

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. is pleased to announce that Moody’s Investors Service assigned an Aa1 rating to the city’s March 15th sale of $15,000,000 of General Obligation Bonds and $2,725,000 of Refunding Bonds and a MIG 1 rating to $15.8 million General Obligation Bond Anticipation Notes (BANs). Read
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Peabody Among State’s Healthiest Housing Markets

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. lauded a report from the New York financial technology SmartAsset that ranked Peabody as the eighth healthiest housing market in Massachusetts. Read
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Centennial Parade Applications

The Peabody Centennial Parade Committee is pleased to announce that parade entry applications are now available online at The application includes general parade guidelines, instructions and entry fee processing information. Application
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Code Red Community Notification Enrollment

Peabody residents will receive a recorded phone message from Mayor Bettencourt encouraging them to enroll in the city’s new community messaging system Code Red. The call will be launched on Tuesday, June 9th between 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The Mayor’s message will provide details about the service and instructions for residents to enroll.
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Consolidated Application CofC

The FY2015 CoC Consolidated Application requires 2 submissions. Both this Project Priority Listing AND the CoC Consolidated Application MUST be submitted. Project Listing for CofC
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Crews Wrap Up Road Work

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. is pleased to announce that city work crews are putting the finishing touches on nearly $1.9 million worth of road improvement projects across the city. Read
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Mayor Bettencourt Unveils Centennial Website

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. is pleased to introduce, the official website of Peabody’s centennial celebration in 2016. Read
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Online Voter Registration

To submit an online application, you must have a valid driver's license, learner's permit, or non-driver ID issued by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). You must also have a signature on file with the RMV. Read
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Notice with Reference to Yard Waste

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Read
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City's Response to Pipeline Proposal

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. has tasked the Conservation Commission with coordinating city efforts to advocate and protect city interests relative to proposed construction of a natural gas pipeline. Read
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Public Notice: Important Information About Your Drinking Water

The new monochloramination system will be activated on 1/6/2014. For more information contact Winona Water Treatment Plant at 978-536-5069.
Letter from the Mayor Disinfection By-products Disinfection By-products and Your Health
Change in public drinking water supply treatment: For Doctors Animal Care
Questions and Answers: Guide to TTHM’s Exceedence Disinfecting Water with Chloramines
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