Yard Waste


The Site is Open Every Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April through November 

  • Municipal Permit is required and can be purchased online.
  • Open April 9th through November 27, 2021 (weather permitting).  Site will be closed for 2 days on July 2 and 3rd, 2021.
  • Grass, clippings, leaves, and brush accepted every Friday and Saturday. 
  • Christmas Trees accepted on Saturday, January 8th and January 15, 2022. Note: Tree drop off is at Mill Street site.  Permit is not required for Christmas Tree drop off.


Battis Road is the Yard Waste site for 2021.

The Yard Waste Site is located on Battis Road, take Church Street which becomes Highland Road, and Battis Road is the last left just before the New Hampshire border.

Town Permit Required

Permits are required for making drop offs. Town permits must be renewed yearly. Residents can purchase town yard waste sticker online.  2021 Stickers will be issued at the yard waste site on Battis Rd.  Please remove old stickers from windshield.  Bring to the site your receipt printed with the owner and vehicle information for proof of payment.   *2021 Permit fees:  Seniors(70+)$20/year; Residents-$50/year; Commercial(Local) $500/year.  Commercial Customers-Call the DPW 978-346-0525 before purchasing a sticker.  

The Board of Selectmen's office has partnered with Unibank to be able to provide online payment options to its residents. With this service, you will be able to pay for your yard waste site permit by using your credit/debit card or by using your bank account. Please print your receipt to present at the site.  Purchase sticker here.

Leaves, Grass, & Clippings

Acceptable items include leaves, grass, and clippings every Friday and Saturday. No garbage allowed. Take all bags with you.

Brush Collection

Brush will be accepted every Friday and Saturday.  Acceptable items include only brush. No roots, dirt, trash, or trunks over 3 inches diameter will be accepted. Lay sticks and branches neatly in piles. The site monitor has the authority to refuse drop off of unacceptable materials. Please help keep the site open by following the rules for drop off.