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Town Clerk
Contact TypeContact Information
Linda E. Hathaway, CMMC *
Town Clerk
Catherine Desmond
Assistant Town Clerk
Debbie Seith
Office Assistant (Mon.,Tues. & Fri.)
Donna Bonczek
Office Assistant (Wed. & Thurs.)
(978) 897-4514 ext. 1
(978) 897-4534
Town Clerk's Regular Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed daily for lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

November 26th & 27th - All the town offices are closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
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Important News & Reminders:
Presidential Primary - March 1, 2016
Annual Town Meeting - May 2, 2016
Annual Town Election - May 10, 2016
State Primary - September 20, 2016
State Election - November 8, 2016

About the Town Clerk

Appointment Authority: Appointed by the Board of Selectmen

Description of Duties:
Seventy-three chapters and four hundred fifty-one statutes of Massachusetts General Law direct the Town Clerk's duties.
  • Serves as Chief Election Officer, Public Information and Legislative Administrator, and Local Registrar of Vital Records and Statistics (birth, death, and marriage).
  • Issues marriage licenses, dog licenses, and business certificates.
  • Is a member of the Board of Registrars of Voters and is responsible for carrying out the functions of the Board in preparation, publication, and circulation of voter lists, the annual census and street listing of Stow residents.
  • Submits all bylaws passed by Town Meeting to the Attorney general for approval.
*Certified Massachusetts Municipal Clerk

Stow Town Building 380 Great Road, Stow, MA 01775
Phone: (978) 897-4514 Fax: (978) 897-4534
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