News Archive

Helpful Resources

April 1, 2020 

Mayor Mazzarella provides updates on weekdays at 9am on Facebook and 4pm on Facebook and Leominster Access TV on Comcast 8 and 99 and Verizon on Channels 32 and 33.

Here are some helpful numbers to use and share. Click VIEW PDF below.

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March 30, 2020 

The Leominster Water Dept will begin flushing Union Street and sides streets, Pleasant Street and Pond Street area.

Hours of flushing will be Monday thru Friday 7am to 3pm.

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March 18, 2020 


All municipal buildings are closed to the public.

Staff is still here to help you, please call the appropriate number for assistance. You can view the full list of contact numbers by clicking More to the right of CITY NEWS.

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City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020

February 17, 2020 

City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of Presidents Day.

Trash/recycling is on a regular schedule.

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City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 20th

January 16, 2020 

City Hall be will closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Day

Trash/recycling is on a regular schedule

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Holiday Hours

December 31, 2019 

Tuesday, December 31: 8:30am-12:00pm

Wednesday, January 1: Closed

Thursday, January 2: 8:30am-4:00pm

Friday, January 3: 8:30am-4:00pm

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Leominster Lights

December 13, 2019 

On Saturday December 14 from 5pm - 10pm, houses and businesses across Leominster will be lit up for the holidays. Enjoy these displays with your family and friends during the 3rd Annual Leominster Lights!

Once again, we have an interactive map. You can view it at:

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City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday

November 27, 2019 

In observance of Thanksgiving, City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday. Trash/recycling will be delayed one day beginning on Thursday.

Happy Thanksgiving!!

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Trick or Treating

October 29, 2019 

Trick or Treating will be held on Saturday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00pm.

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Cannoli Festival October 14th

October 9, 2019 

The Cannoli Festival has been postponed to Monday October 14, 5pm – 9pm. All other updates about the event will be posted to our event page (vendors, parking, etc).

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Columbus Day

October 3, 2019 

City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 14th in observance of Columbus Day

Trash/recycling is on a regular schedule

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Fall Curbside Leaf & Yard Waste Collection

October 2, 2019 

Fall Curbside Leaf & Yard Waste Collection

October 7th through November 30th

Please remember to use the biodegradable bags and open barrels only. They will not be picked up if they are in plastic bags.

Spraying for West Nile Virus

August 29, 2019 


Mosquitos in the Northeast quadrant of Leominster have tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Mosquito Control Board works hard to monitor these situations throughout the summer and fall. They will be spraying September 3 in the following locations. IF YOU DO NOT want your property sprayed, the link is attached to exempt your property. Thank you to Mosquito Control and the health department for their constant attention to this issue. If you have questions, please contact the Leominster Health Department at 978-962-3558. Thanks!

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Neighborhood Grants

August 15, 2019 

We offer small grants as a way to invest in neighborhoods and improve the quality of life in Leominster.

Each ward in the city will be given one grant of up to $2,000.00. Grant recipients must secure a dollar-for-dollar match equal to or exceeding the grant amount requested. The match can be in the form of cash, volunteer labor, or donated goods or services.

Grants are intended to spur small, grassroots community projects. Grants may be used for a wide variety of projects. Proposals are reviewed and funding decisions are made by a group of individuals including the Mayor’s office and the Ward Councilor.

Please see attached application.


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Ladies Night Out Tonight!

August 8, 2019 

Join us for our annual Ladies Night Out. Once again we'll be holding the entire event downtown! Come enjoy a night of vendors, giveaways, raffles, live music, and more!

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Happy 4th of July!

July 1, 2019 

A few reminders for this week:

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and will reopen on Friday, July 5th at 8:30am.

There is no trash pick up on Thursday, July 4th. Please note that trash pick up will be delayed one day for the rest of the week.

Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

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Memorial Day

May 24, 2019 

City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

Please note that trash and recycling will be delayed one day.

Available Liquor Licenses

May 1, 2019 

Notice is hereby given under the Leominster License Commission’s Rules & Regulations that the Leominster License Commission has three all alcohol, common victualler licenses available and one wine & malt pouring license available. For more information on how to apply follow the link below:

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Flushing Schedule

April 23, 2019 

Flushing schedule for Wednesday April 24th.

Bicentennial Rd area, Manchester St area, Litchfield St. area, upper Mechanic St., Kings corner area, Prospect St area.

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Patriot's Day

April 12, 2019 

City Hall will be closed on Monday, April 15th in observance of Patriot's Day.

Trash/Recycling is on a regular schedule.

Water Main Break

March 20, 2019 

Please be advised that there was a water main break on Wednesday, March 20th. The break has been repaired but you may still be experiencing water discoloration.

Thank you for your patience with this issue.

New Phone System

March 18, 2019 


Please be advised that the City of Leominster has updated its phone system. As of Thursday, March 28, 2019 you will need to dial (978)534-7500 and listen to our new options to get to your department of choice. Some old phone numbers have been discontinued as part of this upgrade, so please update any stored telephone numbers you may have in your cell phones or directories. We appreciate your patience during this time.

Holiday trash schedule

December 31, 2018 

Trash/recycling will be picked up on Monday, December 31st but will be delayed one day starting on Tuesday, January 1st.

Happy New Year!

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Citywide Yard Sale - Saturday, September 15th. 8:00am-3:00pm

September 14, 2018 
You asked for it, and you got it! We're adding a Fall Citywide Yard Sale to the event calendar.

Check out the interactive map at:

This event is RAIN OR SHINE. It is up to each participating address whether or not they hold their yard sale in the event of inclement weather.

This event is exempt from the yard sale regulations and will not count towards the number you are allowed to have each year.

Available Liquor Licenses

August 3, 2018 

Notice is hereby given under the Leominster License Commission’s Rules & Regulations that the Leominster License Commission has the following liquor licenses available:

Wine & malt package store

Wine & malt on premises

All alcohol common victualler

Any interested party may submit a letter of interest no later than 4:00 pm, Friday, August 31, 2018. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

An informational meeting will be scheduled and a notice sent to all applicants who submit a letter of interest by the August 31, 2018 deadline. Applications will notbe accepted by any applicant who does not go through the process as described above.

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Join us on Saturday for the Summer Stroll!

June 6, 2018 

Join in the fun at our annual Summer Stroll!

There will be businesses and vendors with activities and giveaways, as well as attractions and entertainment. Keep an eye on this page for updates.

The event kicks off at 3:00pm with a parade down Central Street and Main Street. Hope to see you there!

Rain date Sunday June 10, 3pm - 7pm.

For information on how to have your business at the event please contact


May 24, 2018 


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White Cross Twilight Memorial Service

May 24, 2018 

White Cross Twilight Memorial Service

May 25, 2018


Veteran's Center

See attached Program

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Memorial Day 2018 Exercises

May 24, 2018 

Memorial Day 2018 Exercises

Please see attached Program

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March 29, 2018 

Easter Fun Day

Friday, March 30, 2018


Leominster City Hall

Live Bunnies, Arts & Crafts, and the Easter Bunny! Don't forget your camera!

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Kindergarten Registration will be held on Saturday, April 7th

March 6, 2018 

Kindergarten Registration

Saturday, April 7th

8:30am - 1:00pm

Northwest Elementary School

45 Stearns Ave

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City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 19th in observance of Presidents Day

February 14, 2018 

Trash/recycling pick up is on a regular schedule.

National Grid Assistance

January 23, 2018 

Bill Payment Assistance

Budget Plan

Energy Efficiency Programs

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January 17, 2018 

You are invited to a meeting on January 24, 2018, at 6 PM in the Leominster Public Library. The Leominster Assessors will be explaining in detail how they determine the value of your home each year. Please click on View PDF for more details.

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Holiday Trash and Recycling

December 28, 2017 

Holiday Trash and Recycling

Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on a Monday this year. If your regularly scheduled pick up is on Monday, your trash and recycling will be picked up on Tuesday, both weeks. Tuesday’s collection will occur on Wednesday and each subsequent day will also be one day later, finishing up on Saturday.

Residents may place one (1) extra bag of trash at the curbside after the Christmas holiday. If you have more than what fits into your tote to dispose of please come to the Health Department and purchase over flow bags.

Please remember that FOIL wrapping paper is NOT recyclable! Please put all waste FOIL wrapping paper in your green tote, not in your blue tote.

We wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season!

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Voter Registration Deadline for the 2017 Special State Election is November 15, 2017

November 8, 2017 

The last day to register to vote or change your party affiliation for the December 5, 2017 Election is Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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October 19, 2017 

November 7, 2017 - DUAL ELECTION

Municipal Election - Polls open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Candidates for Mayor, City Councillor (Ward & At-Large) and school Committee (Ward & At-Large)

Special State Primary - Polls open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

This primary is to choose the candidate that will represent each party at the December 5, 2017 Special State Election.

December 5, 2017 - STATE ELECTION

Special State Election - Polls open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

This election is to fill the State Senate seat for the Worcester & Middlesex District.

FY18 Budget Document

June 13, 2017 

Please click on the link below to see the City of Leominster FY18 Budget Document.

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Light the Town Purple

May 10, 2017 

Join us tonight (Thursday) as we Light the Town Purple in honor of the Greater Gardner Relay for Life. 6:30PM on the front steps of City Hall.

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Farmers Market on the Common

May 2, 2017 

Farmers Market on the Common located at West & Park Street in Downtown Leominster.

Every Saturday May thru September

9:00am - 1:00pm

For more information or to become a vendor, check out the link below. (2017 Vendor Agreement)

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Hydrant Flushing Notice

March 27, 2017 

Please see attached notice for the 2017 hydrant flushing schedule.

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December 27, 2016 

Please note that trash pick up will be on a REGULAR schedule this week and next week.

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June 10, 2016 

The Mayor's FY2017 statutory budget and message is now available for viewing.

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Nomination Papers For School Committee At Large

January 15, 2016 

Nomination papers are now available in the City Clerks Office for the special municipal election for School Committee At Large,.

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City of Leominster Holiday Hours

December 23, 2015 

City Offices will be closing at Noon on Thursday, December 24th and at Noon on Thursday, December 31st. Happy Holidays to all.

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Thanksgiving week

November 19, 2015 

City Hall Hours for Thanksgiving Week

Monday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday - Closed - Happy Thanksgiving!!

Friday - Closed