Town Clerk

About the Office


The Office of the Town Clerk is managed by the Town Clerk. The Town Clerk is elected to a 3-year term by the voters of the Town of Brookline and holds the rank of Department Head. The Town Clerk's responsibilities, which are mandated by federal and state statutes and town by-laws, include:
  • Administration of fair and accurate elections
  • Maintenance of public records
  • Preservation of the actions and directives of the town's legislative branch, the town meeting
  • Registration of voters

Until further notice, the Town Clerk is the Records Access Officer (RAO) for all public records requests concerning the Town of Brookline. All public records requests may be made to the Town Clerk in writing at the Office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall, Room 103, 333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445, or by email at pward@brookinema.gov.

Requesting Notary or Justice of the Peace Services


It is strongly suggested that all requests for notarizations, civil marriage ceremonies, and oaths of office be arranged in advance by calling the Town Clerk at 617-730-2010.