Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is the official record keeper for Town Meeting, Vital Records, and oversees all Elections to ensure they are held in accordance with all state and federal laws.  This office responds to inquiries from the public as well as from other departments, boards and committees. The Clerk's Office issues state licenses and permits, including marriage licenses, shellfish/crab/eel permits, dog licenses, fuel storage licenses, business certificates and renewals, and certified requests for public documents.  The Town Clerk's Office administers the oaths of office and maintains appointments and resignations of all Town Officials.  The Town Clerk's Office is often considered the doorway to  local government.

NOTE:  The version of the Newbury Bylaws, in whole or in part, which appear on this website may not reflect the most current legislation adopted by the Town of Newbury.  The print version of the Bylaw/Code, together with any amendments adopted subsequent to the most recent update to the print version, remain the official version of the Bylaw/Code.  Therefore, if discrepancies exist between the print and internet versions of the Bylaw/Code, the most recent version, together with any amendments, as maintained by the Town Clerk shall be considered legally enforceable.  The official version of the Newbury Bylaws including both text and maps, please contact the Newbury Town Clerk.  For general information regarding Building/Zoning information, please contact Inspectional Services, Building Department.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Gretchen Girard Town Clerk (978)465-0862 ext. 482
Wilma McDonald Assistant Town Clerk 978-465-0862 ext. 482