SCHOOL AND FALL SPORTS ARE QUICKLY APPROACHING!
PLAN AHEAD… YOU MAY NEED COPIES OF YOUR CHILDREN'S BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Please allow 5-7 days to process the certificates.
Birth records are filed in the community where you were living at the time of the birth AND in the town of birth (usually hospital location).
Copies are $10 each & all copies are CERTIFIED with a raised seal.
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