2014 Maynard Christmas Parade

Santa is coming to Maynard!  Keep your eyes on the sky for his “Only in Maynard” arrival by helicopter.

The Maynard Christmas Parade will be held on December 7th.  The parade will kick-off at 2 PM and follow the same route as previous years:

  • Start on Sudbury Street and head toward Main Street
  • Turn right on Main Street
  • Turn left on Summer Street
  • Turn left on Nason Street
  • Turn right on Main Street
  • Turn left on Sudbury Street

You can expect street closures and traffic delays during the parade.  Please plan accordingly.

There will be NO street parking along the parade route before and during the parade.  This will be strictly enforced starting at Noon.

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Maynard Police Toys for Kids Drive

The Maynard Police Department has kicked off its Annual Toys for Kids Drive. Maynard residents, who are in need of extra help with gifts for their children ages 1- 12, should sign up at the Maynard Police Department no later than December 17th, 2014. Proof of residency will be required.

Anyone interested in donating new and unwrapped toys for children ages 1-12, can drop them off at the Maynard Police Department or the various drop off locations. Please keep in mind we are always in extra need for gifts in the 9-12 age group.

If you have any questions please contact Officer Balzotti at the Maynard Police Station between the hours of 7am-3pm at 978-897-1011.

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Tips on How to Stay Safe While Shopping

With the upcoming holiday season here are some tips on how to stay safe while shopping!

  1. Lock your doors, windows, cars, and garages at all times. Don’t place your garage door opener in your car during this time of year.
  2. Don’t hide packages in your car. Thieves are betting that cars have packages in them. “Smash and grab” break-ins this time of year are very common.
  3. Keep the exterior of your home well lit. Dark homes are more enticing to a burglar than a well-lit home so for the next 6 weeks consider leaving some lights on.
  4. Leave a television on when you leave the house and schedule automatic lights with an inexpensive auto timer.



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Parking Meters in Downtown Maynard

There is no cost for metered parking downtown after 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday. Parking is free Sundays and holidays.

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Maynard Police Now on Twitter

The Maynard Police Department is now on Twitter.  You can follow us at @MaynardPolice.

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Free Downtown Parking

From the Maynard Board of Selectmen:

Happy Holidays from the Town of Maynard

 Free Parking Downtown Maynard:  LIMIT OF 2-HOURS

 Starting: November 28, 2014

 Ending: December 31, 2014

 Enjoy our shops, galleries, and restaurants!

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Maynard Police Log – 11/9/14 to 11/16/14

Maynard Police Log for 11/9/14 to 11/16/14 is now available.

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Winter Parking Ban

The all night parking ban in Maynard will go into effect on Monday, December 1st, 2014 and remain in effect until March 15th, 2015. There will be no parking on roadways and municipal parking lots between the hours of 2 AM and 6 AM. Violators will be fined $20 and during snow removal, will be subject to tow.

We thank you for you anticipated cooperation and wish you a safe winter season.

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Protecting Your Kids on Social Media

Online social media services aren’t new, but many of us are still learning how to use them without getting into trouble – especially children and teens. Use these tips to help your kids safely use any social media service from networking to image posting sites.

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Veteran’s Day Thank You







The Maynard Police Department would like to say thank you to all veteran’s and active duty military on this Veteran’s Day.

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