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
  • Notary Public
  • Justice of the Peace

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 104, 333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445, or email Patrick Ward.

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.

Extended Hours for Voter Registration

Saturday, August 4, 2018: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 (Last Day): 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Extended Hours for Absentee Voting

Saturday, August 4, 2018: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday, August 15, 2018: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, August 18, 2018: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Saturday, August 25, 2018: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Friday, August 31, 2018 (Last Day): 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM