We are excited to announce that all registered voters will be able to vote before Election Day for the first time ever in Massachusetts. Early voting will begin on October 24th and continue through November 4th, 2016. Read
Leaves may be placed curbside on your trash day in properly labeled barrels or recyclable yard
waste paper bags separate from your regular trash. No plastic bags will be accepted. Branches
or twigs must be bundled, tied and not exceed 4 feet in length. Read
The Peabody Police Department will be hosting another Citizens Academy. The class will meet each Wednesday evening from 6pm – 9pm beginning on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016, and will conclude on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016. Read
The City of Peabody’s 100th anniversary celebration continues with the Peabody Centennial Parade, which will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Applications The application includes general parade guidelines, instructions and entry fee processing information.
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages all residents of the Commonwealth to use their cellphones to receive emergency alerts and warnings about imminent severe weather and other threatening situations. Read
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
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
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 www.peabody100.com.
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
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
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.
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