Town Clerk

LoTown Clerk Installs Drop Boxcated outside of Town Hall, the drop box is available for all Town Clerk Business only including ballot applications,  change of political party cards, ballots, dog licensing, Town census, Doing Business as Certificates and requests for vital records available 24/7!    Please continue to use the drop box outside of the Starbard Building for all other business.

 


 

ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

Registered voters interested in running for office in the Annual Town Election have until 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 18th to pull nomination papers. Candidates need 50 certified signatures of Holden registered voters in order to have his/her name appear on the May 10, 2021 ballot.  Filing deadline of nomination papers with the Town Clerk’s Office is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 22nd.
 
Open Seats:
 
Moderator . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .One for one year
 
Selectmen . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .  Two for three years
 
Trustees of Damon Memorial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two for three years
 
Wachusett Regional School District Committee  . .. Three for three years
 
Holden Housing Authority . . . . . . . . . ............. . . . .One for five years
 

ANNUAL TOWN CENSUS

The annual census will be mailed to each household the end of December.  Please complete and return the census form to the Town Clerk, Town Hall, 1196 Main Street as soon as possible.  You may also return the form by mail or use the drop box outside of Town Hall 24/7. 

If you misplaced your census form or did not receive a census form, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-210-5530.

As a convenience to residents owning dogs, an application has been enclosed to license the dog(s) by mail.  If you click on Dog Licensing, you can now license your dog online.

Cute dog

 


2021 Election Schedule

May 10, 2021 Annual Town Election

May 17, 2021 Annual Town Meeting

Voter Mail in Registration

The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, May 4th at 5PM but absentee voting at the Town Clerk's office is available by appointment until noon on Friday, May 7th.

 
 
 
The Town Clerk's Office is responsible for a wide range of duties relating to:
 
  • Annual Census,
  • Voter Registration,
  • Town and State Elections,
  • Licensing (including those of the Selectmen)
  • Vital Records (births, deaths, and marriages)
  • Notices of Meetings,
  • Minutes of Meetings, and
  • Decisions of Town boards and commissions are filed in the office. 
The Town Clerk's Office is usually the first stop for new residents and individuals seeking information about Holden. 
 
Please click here for a more detailed description of the Town Clerk's services.
 

The Town Clerk's Office would like residents to know that the annual census has been mailed to each household. Please complete and return the census form to the Town Clerk's Office, which is located in Town Hall, 1196 Main Street as soon as possible. Residents may return the form by mail or drop off the form at the Town Hall, Starbard Building, or Senior Center.

If you misplaced your census form or did not receive a census form, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at (508) 210-5530.

As a convenience to residents owning dogs, an application has been enclosed to license the dog(s) by mail.

 
 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jeanne M. Hudson, CMC Town Clerk (508) 210-5532
Liz Monahan Assistant Town Clerk (508) 210-5530
Suzanne Lucia Senior Clerk (508) 210-5533