The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection issued a Notice of Responsibility to the Department of Fire Services (DFS) on October 24th, 2019 citing levels of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) detected in water in White Pond and the DFS grounds. PFAS is a common chemical, and specifically found in fire suppression materials, namely AFFF […]
The Maynard Health Division is working with East Middlesex Mosquito Control to schedule the treatment of Maynard fields. We will provide an update as soon as the treatment is scheduled. The treatment will target large vegetation surrounding the fields. This product leaves a residue that can kill mosquitoes for multiple days as they land to […]
Based on recent Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) activity and/or positive mosquito detection in the area, Massachusetts Department of Public Health has raised the EEE risk in some towns. Residents are encouraged to take personal protective actions to avoid mosquito bites. Please refer to the mosquito results website to view risk levels: www.mosquitoresults.com. Maynard currently is considered […]
Town Administrator Greg Johnson and the Maynard Public Health Division would like to notify residents about tick safety after a Maynard resident recently contracted and was diagnosed with the tick-borne illness the Powassan virus.
For more tips on how to do your part to keep our waterways clean, visit www.thinkbluemassachusetts.org. For more information on stormwater in Maynard visit our Stormwater Management page.
Maynard officials are reminding residents of their civic “doody” to scoop the poop in public areas and in their yards. “Pet waste is more than a smelly nuisance. It can make people sick and pollute our local waterways,” says Kaitlin Young, Maynard’s Conservation Agent and Assistant Town Planner. “That’s why we’re asking dog owners to […]