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New Resident Information

The Town of Tyngsborough has the following information for new residents. Welcome to the town!

Utilities

Republic Services provides trash and recycling pickup in the Town of Tyngsborough. This service is paid for through resident property taxes; there is no additional charge.

If the house you are purchasing is brand new, you will need to call the Board of Health at 978-649-2300 x118 to get toters delivered. Otherwise, just put your trash and recycling out on the curbside on the advertised days.

The Highway Department (89 Kendall Rd) and the Middle School (50 Norris Rd) have cardboard recycling bins for residents' use.

Visit the Board of Health's web page for more information, including details on bulky item pickup and hazardous waste disposal.
Phone, cable and internet service in Tyngsborough is provided by:
Tyngsborough is served by three separate water districts, and a number of homes have private wells.

Pets

All dogs over the age of 6 months need to be vaccinated against rabies and be registered with the Town Clerk, who will issue a dog tag. Click here for the dog registration form, and click here for the Town’s dog regulations.

Town Information

The Town of Tyngsborough, which comprises 18.1 square miles in northern Middlesex County, was settled in 1661, and became a town in 1809. At the 2010 census the population was 11,292. For more history about the town, read below: Click below to download a full-size PDF of the Town's roads.

Tyngsborough does not itself have a hospital, but adjacent cities Lowell and Nashua each have them. Here is a non-comprehensive list:
The Town of Tyngsborough is a member of the Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce, which helps those looking to start new businesses and maintains a list of current businesses.

Town & Government

The Town of Tyngsborough is home to several public and private schools: Public: Private:
Everyone is welcome (and encouraged) to participate in Tyngsborough's thriving local government. There are often board or committee openings (check here), and all are welcome to speak directly with individual Selectmen or address them as a board during citizen's time during their bimonthly meetings. Interested parties should contact the Town Administrator's office for more information (via email or phone: 978-649-2300 x100). A complete listing of Town Departments can be found here:
The Town of Tyngsborough owns and maintains the following buildings:
Building Address Phone number Notes/Hours
Town Hall 25 Bryants Ln 978-649-2300 M-Th, 8:30-4; F, 8:30-12:30
Public Library 25 Bryants Ln 978-649-7361 Click here
Police Department 20 Westford Rd 978-649-7504 24/7/365
Fire Department 26 Kendall Rd 978-649-7671 Call ahead
Senior Center 169 Westford Rd  978-649-9211 M-F, 8:30-4
Old Town Hall 10 Kendall Rd n/a Available to rent
First Parish Meetinghouse 214 Middlesex Rd n/a
Housing Authority 198 Middlesex Rd 978-649-9941


More on town buildings here.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has the most comprehensive veterans’ services program of any state in the nation. These Veterans’ Benefits are in addition to those benefits provided by the Veterans administration. Assistance for these programs is administered locally in your town hall Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS). There are approximately 1125 veterans residing in Tyngsborough who have entitlement to these programs. Besides providing medical and financial assistance when needed, we also provide the following services:
  • filing for VA disability compensation and pension, annuities, real estate tax abatements
  • lost discharges
  • domiciliary care
  • nursing home care
  • health care enrollment
  • outpatient pharmacy services
along with many more benefits and entitlements. Veterans are encouraged to file a copy of their discharge papers (DD-214), with the local veterans office.

Recreation & Activities

The Tyngsborough Public Library is located at 25 Bryants Ln. It is part of the MVLC network and features a dedicated Children's Room. Click here for hours.

The Town of Tyngsborough has numerous trails and open conservation areas.
Tyngsborough has several playing fields and an active Recreation Department. The Recreation Department also is instrumental in annual events like the Festival of Trees.
Information about the Council on Aging and other elder services coming soon!

The information above is intended to provide assistance to new residents and is in no way an endorsement of the businesses or service providers listed. If you would like to provide feedback on this page, please send an email to tech@tyngsboroughma.gov.