Town of Wendell, Massachusetts

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Request for Quotes

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March 23, 2017

Request for Quotes

The Town of Wendell is seeking an individual or contractor to demolish and remove from the property a shed and its contents located behind the Meetinghouse at the Wendell Town Common. The shed is approximately 18' by 10'.

Much of the shed is constructed with chestnut lumber which may have some value and will become the property of the individual or contractor doing this work. The Town hopes that this value may lower the cost of the project.

Please respond with written price quotes on or before April 18, 2017 by 3 pm to Town Coordinator Nancy Aldrich at P.O. Box 41, Wendell, MA 01379 or via email at . Contact Nancy with any questions or to schedule a showing of the shed.


Audubon Camperships Continue

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Mass Audubon owns many acres of land in Wendell, but as a non-profit organization they are not required to pay taxes on this property. Several years ago, in recognition of this fact, they provided the opportunity for some Wendell students to attend Camp Wildwood in Rindge, New Hampshire, at a greatly reduced price; this opportunity is being made available again this year. Wildwood combines traditional camping activities, such as kayaking, hiking, and swimming, with the chance to explore the environment and learn about the natural world. The regular fee for this one-week overnight program is over $1000; through the Mass Audubon campership, the family will be asked to pay only $50 of this cost.

In order to be considered for this campership, which is available to Wendell residents who will be between the ages of 9 and 14 this summer, the Selectboard is once again asking interested students to write a 300-500 word essay on the importance of nature. The Selectboard and the Conservation Commission will then choose the essay that best captures the spirit of this theme. Essays are due by April 5, 2017. Please send them to:
The Wendell Selectboard
P.O. Box 41
Wendell, MA 01379

For more information, contact Nancy Aldrich, the Town Coordinator, at 978-544-3395.


Wendell's flies at the State House

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Wendell FlagWendell FlagWendell's new town flag, which was jointly designed by Wendell residents Donna Horn and Pam Richardson, was displayed for the first time at Old Home Day in 2015. Nancy Aldrich, our Town Coordinator, sewed the original flag, which currently hangs in the Selectboard office. As seen in these photographs, a replica of this flag was produced and now hangs proudly in the State House Hall of Flags in Boston, joining flags from cities and towns across the Commonwealth.


Wendell Energy Program Will Save Ratepayers

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December 1, 2016 978-544-3395 x100

Mark Cappadona





WENDELL, MA – Wendell residents and business owners will achieve more than $14,700 in savings in the first half of 2017, thanks to the newly created Wendell Community Choice Power Supply program.


Final East County Transit Study Available

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The Final East County Transit Study commisioned by FRCOG is now available. It is available from the FRCOG's website at The PDF document is also available on the Wendell Free Library's server at This link will only work at the library, either on the patron workstations or wireless on the library's wireless network.


WRATS Food and Paper Waste Compost Program

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For full details on this new WRATS program, download the letter from Franklin County Solid Waste Management District.


Wendell MassGIS Maps

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Here is a connection to MassGIS map of Wendell. There are many data layers to look at including assessor lots.


The Website Committee Wants You!

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Can you wrestle a computer mouse with one hand tied behind your back? Do you know where your shift keys are? Can you type with at least 2 fingers? If you can do this and are not intimidated by blinking cursors or colorful graphics, The Wendell Website Committee Wants You!


Office Hours & Phone

Town Offices
9 Morse Village Road
Wendell, MA 01379

Mailing Address:
Town of Wendell
P.O. Box 41
Wendell, MA 01379

Town Coordinator - Nancy Aldrich
Tues/Thu 8:30a-4p
(978) 544-3395(978) 544-3395 ext. 100

Town Clerk - Gretchen Smith
Wed 6:30-8:30pm
978-544-3395978-544-3395 ext. 102

WRATS - (978) 544-7287(978) 544-7287
Tues 12p-6p; Sat 7:30am-3:30pm

Library - (978) 544-3559(978) 544-3559
See the Library Hours page for current open hours.

Download a list of Town of Wendell Contacts

Wendell Town Offices in fading afternoon light - photo by Christopher Parker

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

As a resident of Wendell you have access to at least six Household Hazardous Waste collection events each year:

Coming Events

Wendell Meditation Group
Sun Mar 26 @08:30AM - 09:30AM
AA Open Meeting
Sun Mar 26 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Last Day to submit papers
Mon Mar 27 @09:00AM - 12:00PM
Dog License
Wed Mar 29 @06:00PM - 08:00PM
Joint BB & Selectboard Meeting
Wed Mar 29 @07:00PM - 08:30PM
Neurofitness for Adults
Thu Mar 30 @09:30AM - 10:45AM
AA Open Meeting
Sat Apr 01 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Fire Department Committee
Mon Apr 03 @08:00PM -
Road Commissioners
Tue Apr 04 @06:30PM -
Wed Apr 05 @07:00PM -

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