Brewster Cumulative Cases: 553 (110 in long-term care facilities)
Please note - # of cases may differ from state or county totals based on data collection methods. Long term care facility data reported to the state database includes all residents and staff tested at the facility. Brewster totals only include residents and staff that reside in Brewster. Click here for a chart of cases by date.
The Brewster Town Offices are available by email and phone Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4pm and are open to the public Tuesday & Thursday. Inspectional services are available, click here for more information.
Starting Saturday May 8, the main parking lot at Crosby Landing is open. Site work on the new culvert, drainage, and parking lot has been completed. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we finished this important infrastructure project, aimed at improving the ecology of adjacent salt marsh habitats.
Each envelope contains: The early ballot – directions - a ballot affidavit envelope - a return envelope. After completing ballot please place in ballot affidavit envelope
You must sign the ballot affidavit envelope.
To be counted ballots must be returned by May 25th at 8pm to the Clerk’s Office. For your convenience you may drop the ballot in the Town Clerk’s dropbox – it is available 24 hours a day. The dropbox is under video surveillance and emptied throughout the day.
Click here for an application for a vote-by-ballot for anyone who has not yet applied. Applications must be received by May 19, 2021.
Any questions please call 508-896-4506.
Residents will be asked to vote on a Town charter (Article 28) at Town Meeting on May 15. The charter is a governing document that outlines the form, structure, and organization of a town. Please view a short informational video regarding the charter.
Please click here for the full text of the special legislation, a copy of which is included in the warrant book beginning on page 63.
More information can be found on the Charter Committee page.
The motion for Article 28 will reference several minor corrections to the charter. A listing of these proposed changes can be found here. Hard copies of this document will be available at Town Meeting as well.
With Town Meeting set to vote on recommended Community Preservation Act funding to support this project in May 2021, Town Administration and the Dog Park Development Committee have created an Operations and Maintenance Plan which will be implemented if the project funding is approved. The Select Board plans to formally memorialize the donation commitments and volunteer support pledged by the Friends of the Brewster Dog Park as well as the responsibilities of the Town as referenced in this plan.
Brewster Fire is recruiting to fill the position of Fire Prevention Officer. Applicants must hold MA and/or National EMT or Paramedic certification. FF I/II Pro-Board certification is preferred. Candidates must pass the MA physical agility test, background check, and a medical exam upon offer of employment. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s license, be 21 yrs. of age or older, and possess a HS Diploma or equivalent (GED). Associates Degree or higher is preferred. Starting annual salary is $60,471.00 for EMT; $61,514.00 for Paramedic. This is a Monday thru Thursday daytime position. Hours are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Employees must live within 15 air miles of Fire Headquarters (1671 Main St. Brewster, MA 02631) within 6 months of date of hire.
Applications may be picked up at Fire Headquarters Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning 5/3/21 and must be returned no later than 4:00 p.m. 5/14/21. Applications shall include certification documents, cover letter, and resume. EOE
The Brewster DPW is seeking applicants for a Laborer. The position is responsible for maintaining municipal grounds and roadways. Duties include, but are not limited to; mowing, tree trimming, catch basin cleaning & cold patching, participates in snow & ice operations. Operates a variety of equipment, hand tools and machinery. High School diploma or equivalent & up to 1 year experience in grounds and roadway maintenance required, or any equivalent combination of education & experience. This is a 40 hour a week Grade 2 SEIU union position with a pay range of $20.20 - $25.40 per hour. Position is subject to mandatory overtime. Please submit cover letter, resume and Town employment application to Susan Broderick, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline 4pm on 05/15/21. EEO/AA. Full job description, click here
Town Meeting will be held outside on the Stony Brook School ballfield (“Whitecaps Field”) on Saturday, May 15 at 10am. Check-in begins at 9am. Similar to last fall, Town officials are taking actions to make this important event as safe, efficient, and productive as possible. For a summary of protocols and procedures planned for this Town Meeting, please click here.
The Town Meeting warrant can be found here. Hard copies are available in Town offices during regular business hours. Please contact the Town Administrator’s Office with any questions at email@example.com or 508-896-3701 x. 1100.
In general, people are considered fully vaccinated:
If you don’t meet these requirements, you are NOT fully vaccinated.
On April 26, 2021 the Drummer Boy Advisory Committee held a public meeting via Zoom conference to present the draft update to the Master Plan and Phase I recommendations. Click here to view the video of the meeting.
The powerpoint presentation is available to download as a PDF:
Plans and cost estimates are available to download:
The Committee will be meeting on May 12th at 1 pm to discuss public comments received during the meeting. The meeting on May 5th was postponed to allow more time for public feedback.
Written comments may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
A revised plan and phase I recommendations will be presented to the Select Board in June 2021.
At the April 5th, 2021 Select Board meeting, Habitat for Humanity presented their Local Initiative Program application to construct two new affordable homes on Red Top Road. The Board voted to support the Local Initiative application, continuing their strong relationship with Habitat for Humanity, Cape Cod. The application has been submitted to the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and has now entered the 30 day comment period. A copy of the application and proposed new housing can be viewed here.
Public Comment maybe submitted to Catherine Racer, Director of Housing Development, DHCD, Catherine.email@example.com. Questions regarding this proposed Community Housing can be directed to Jill Scalise, Brewster Housing Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org