Town Clerk / Registrar of Voters

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About:

Often considered the first stop in local government, the Town Clerk's office responds to inquiries from the public and serves as a central information point for other town departments, residents and citizens at large by providing knowledge and assistance in a fair and impartial manner to all.

The Town Clerk serves as recording officer, registrar of vital statistics, public records officer, and licensing officer.  The Town Clerk maintains records of adopted municipal code, bylaws, oaths of office, resignations and appointments.  The Clerk's Office issues marriage licenses, dog licenses and business certificates.  The Clerk’s Office records all actions of town meetings, and posts all public meetings on the official town bulletin board and town website.

The Town Clerk also serves as chief election official and is directly responsible to the voters of the Town.  The Town Clerk oversees the polling location and the conduct of all elections and election-related activity.  The Clerk works with the Board of Registrars to promote and maintain voter registration and voter records.

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Staff and Members

NameTitleTermEmail
Patricia C. Bessette, CMMC

Town Clerk

2020

ext. 1013

Doreen G. Gouthro

Assistant Town Clerk

2021

ext. 1010

Jean Inman

Registrar of Voters

2020

Philip J. Tortorella

Registrar of Voters

2020

Patricia C. Bessette, CMMC

Registrar of Voters

2021

Vacancy One

Registrar of Voters

2020