Peabody City Hall

24 Lowell St. Peabody, MA. 01960
Phone: 978-538-5900
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Mon to Wed - 8:30am to 4:00pm
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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Pop-Up Dinner Party at the Park

What better a way to cap off the summer with a dinner party in the park with friends and neighbors? While you’re at it throw in some music and dancing at Peabody’s newest neighborhood park. Read
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Mandatory Water Restrictions

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt has declared a water emergency for the City of Peabody effective August 9, 2016. Read
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State Primary September 8th

All polling locations will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. Please Read
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2017 U.S. Senior Open

Witness history at the 2017 U.S. Senior Open. Tickets for this once in a generation event are now on sale to the general public. Read
Volunteer Registration
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Free Summer Concert Series

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr., is pleased to announce the City of Peabody’s Annual Free Summer Concert Series on the Leather City Common. Read
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Peabody Outreach Team Mobilized

The Peabody Fire Department in conjunction with the Healthy Peabody Collaborative and Healthy Streets has initiated an outreach program to address the region’s growing opiate crisis. Read
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Mayor Bettencourt Touts Shuttle Service for Veterans

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. announced that the city is once again offering its military veterans round trip shuttle service to the Jamaica Plain VA Hospital in 2016. Read
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Peabody Farmers Market

The City of Peabody Farmers’ Market is set to begin this season on Tuesday July 12, 2016 for the fourteenth year continuing every Tuesday through mid-October. The market hours are 1 PM to 6 PM. The market is located in front of Peabody City Hall 24 Lowell Street on the corner of Lowell Street and Chestnut Street. Read
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Our first #PurposeinPeabody? feature is the Melanoma Education Foundation. MEF was founded by a longtime Peabody resident and continues to be based here in the city. Read
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Peabody Permitting Now Online

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. is pleased to announce that the City of Peabody now offers online processing of building, electrical, gas, plumbing and mechanical permits. Read
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Disabled Parking Information Guide Available

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. and Police Chief Tom Griffin announced the release of the city’s new Disabled Parking Informational Guide. Read
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Free Summer Tutoring

The Peabody Institute Library is proud to announce the development of a brand new, FREE, summer academic enrichment program. Read
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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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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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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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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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