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Parking Information

Parking Information


  • Overnight Parking Information

  • Vehicles are not allowed to be parked in designated Downtown Parking Lots between the hours of 1 am – 6 am, and will be subject to ticket/tow. Overnight Parking will only be allowed in the following lots during a declared Snow Emergency Ban or with a Resident Sticker:
    Foster Street Lot
    Central Street Lot
    Nichols Street Lot
    Mill Street Parking Lot

  • Parking Fees and Fines

  • Parking Fee Information
    Meter rates: $.05/12 minutes
    $.10/24 minutes, $.25/1 hour
    Hours of Operation: 8 am – 6 pm

    Pay Parking Fines Online

    Parking fines can also be paid at the Police Station at 6 Allens Lane or contact the Parking Division at 978-538-6312.



    The Parking Clerk is available to take parking payments or answer inquiries: 8:30am-4pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 8:30am-7pm Thursdays 8:30am-12pm Fridays

  • Snow Related Emergency Parking

  • Snow Emergency Brochure
  • In the event of a Snow Parking Ban, the blue lights located throughout the City will be activated and the Ban will be activated and will take effect within 4 hours.

    When a Parking Ban is in effect, vehicles will be allowed to park in the following City owned municipal parking lots:
    Foster Street Lot Central Street Lot Nichols Street Lot Mill Street Parking Lot

    Vehicles are allowed in the lots upon the parking ban going into effect (not prior to) and must be removed within two hours of the ban being rescinded. If the ban is rescinded after 12:00 am, the vehicle can stay in the lot until 8:00 a.m. that day. Any vehicle left in the lot after this time will be subject to being ticketed and towed to allow for snow removal in the lots.