Information by City or Town

New Bedford Facts

City Hall of New Bedford
133 William St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-979-1400
www.newbedford-ma.gov

FY’ 16 Tax Rates: Residential $16.49, Commercial $35.83
Population: 94,845

Elected Officials
Mayor: Honorable Jon Mitchell
508-979-1410

City Clerk: Dennis W. Farias
508-979-1450

City Council: 508-979-1455
City Council President:
Linda M Morad
First Vice-President:
Brian K. Gomes
Second Vice-President:
Joseph P. Lopes
Councillors-at-Large:
Ian Abreu
Debora Coelho
Brian K. Gomes
Linda M Morad
Naomi Carney
Ward 1 – James D. Oliveira
Ward 2 – Steven Martins
Ward 3 – Henry J. Bousquet
Ward 4 – Dona Rebeiro
Ward 5 – Kerry Winterson
Ward 6 – Joseph P. Lopes

School System: 508-997-4511 Superintendent of Schools,
Dr. Pia Durkin

Fairhaven Facts

Town of Fairhaven, 40 Centre St., Fairhaven, MA 02719
508-979-4104

http://fairhaven-ma.gov

FY’ 16 Tax Rates:
Residential $12.18, Commercial, Industrial, and Personal $24.45
Population: 16,034

Elected Officials
Selectmen: 508-979-4023
Daniel Freitas (19)
Robert Espindola (18)
Charles K. Murphy, Sr. (17)

Town Clerk: Eileen M. Lowney (16), 508-979-4025

Executive Secretary:
Jeffrey W. Osuch, 508-979-4023

School System: 508-979-4000 Superintendent of Schools,
Dr. Robert Baldwin

Freetown Facts

Town of Freetown, 3 North Main St., P.O. Box 438, Assonet, MA 02702
508-644-2201
www.freetownma.gov

FY’ 16 Tax Rates: Residential $13.09, Commercial, Industrial and Personal $20.81
Population: 9,093

Elected Officials:
Selectmen: 508-644-2201 ext. 1
Lisa A. Pacheco (18)
Lee Baumgartner (16)
Paul G. Sadeck (17)

Town Clerk: Jacqueline Brown 508-644-2201, ext.2

Town Administrator:
Jack Healy
508-644-2201, ext. 1

School System: 508-763-5183 Superintendent of Schools
Richard W. Medeiros

Marion Facts

Town of Marion, 2 Spring St., Marion, MA 02738
508-748-3500
www.marionma.gov

FY’ 16 Tax Rate: $11.31
Residential & Commercial
Population: 5,048

Elected Officials
Selectmen: 508-748-3520
Jonathan F. Henry (16)
Stephen M. Cushing (17)
Jonathan Dickerson (18)

Town Clerk: Ray E. Pickles (17) 508-748-3502
Town Administrator:
Paul F. Dawson, 508-748-3550
Treasurer/Collector:
Gary J. Correiro, 508-748-3505
School System: Old Rochester Regional Superintendent of Schools: 508-758-2772
Douglas White, Jr.

Wareham facts

Town of Wareham, 54 Marion Rd., Wareham, MA 02571
508-291-3100
www.wareham.ma.us

FY’ 16 Tax Rates: Residential
& Commercial: $11.36
Wareham Fire District – $13.53
Onset Fire District – $14.09
Population: 22,473

Elected Officials:
Selectmen:
508-291-3100 ext. 3102
Chairman:
Peter Teitelbaum (17)
Anthony Scarsciotti (19)
Judith Whiteside (17)
Alan Slavin (18)
Patrick G. Tropeano (16)

Town Clerk: Mary Ann Silva 508-291-3140

Town Administrator:
Derek Sullivan
508-291-3100 Ext. 3110

School System:
Superintendent of Schools:
Kimberly Shaver-Hood
508-291-3500

Acushnet facts

Town of Acushnet, 122 Main St., Acushnet, MA 02743
508-998-0200
www.acushnet.ma.us

FY’ 16 Tax Rates: Residential $14.63, Commercial, Industrial and Personal $18.60
Population: 9,752

Elected Officials
Selectmen: 508-998-0200
Michael Cioper (19)
Kevin Gaspar, Sr. (18)
Garry L. Rawcliffe (17)
Town Clerk: Pamela Labonte, (17), 508-998-0215
Treasurer: Kristie Costa
508-998-0212
Collector: Kristie Costa
508-998-0210

Town Administrator:
Alan Coutinho

School System: 508-998-0260 Superintendent of Schools
Stephen Donovan

Dartmouth Facts

Town of Dartmouth, 400 Slocum Rd., P.O. Box 79399, Dartmouth, MA 02747-0713
508-910-1800
www.town.dartmouth.ma.us

FY’ 16 Tax rates:
Residential: $9.84,
Commercial: $15.01, and
Personal Property: $14.94,
Fire District 1: $.32 –
Fire District 2: $1.18 –
Fire District 3 Residential: $.74
Fire District 3 Commercial: $1.53
Population: 34,415

Elected Officials
Select Board: 508-910-1813
Kelli Martin Taglianetti (18)
Shawn D. McDonald (16)
Stanley M. Mickelson (17)
Frank S. Gracie III (18)
John Haran (16)

Town Clerk: Lynn Medeiros (15),
508-910-1800

Finance/Treasurer:
Gregory W. Barnes
508-910-1802

Town Administrator:
David Cressman, 508-910-1813

School System: 508-997-3391 Acting Superintendent of Schools, Michael Shea

Mattapoisett Facts

Town of Mattapoisett, 16 Main St., Mattapoisett, MA 02739
508-758-4100
www.mattapoisett.net

FY’ 16 Tax Rates: $13.20
Residential & Commercial
Population: 6,221

Elected Officials
Selectmen: 508-758-4100 ext. 4
Chair: Paul Silva (18)
Tyler MacAllister (17)
Jordan C. Collyer (16)

Town Clerk:
Catherine L. Heuberger
508-758-4100 ext. 2
Town Administrator:
Michael J. Gagne
508-758-4100 ext.4

School System: Old Rochester Regional Superintendent of Schools: 508-758-2772
Douglas R. White, Jr.

Rochester Facts

Town of Rochester, 1 Constitution Way, Rochester, MA 02770
508-763-3871
www.townofrochestermass.com

FY’ 16 Tax Rates: Residential
& Commercial: $14.01
Population: 5,443

Elected Officials:
Selectmen: 508-763-3872
Richard Nunes
Bradford Morse (16)
Naida L. Parker (18)

Town Clerk: Naida L. Parker, CMMC 508-763-3871 ext. 17

Town Administrator
Michael McCue

School System: Old Rochester Regional Superintendent of Schools: 508-763-2772
Douglas R. White, Jr.

Westport Facts

Town of Westport, 816 Main Rd., Westport, MA 02790
508-636-1000
www.westport-ma.com

FY’ 16 Tax Rates: Residential
& Commercial: $7.91
Population: 15,742

Elected Officials:
Selectmen: 508-636-1003
R. Michael Sullivan
Antone Vieira, Jr.
Steve J. Ouellette
Craig J. Dutra
Richard Spirlet

Town Clerk: Marlene Samson
508-636-1000

Town Administrator:
Timothy King, 508-636-1150
School System: Interim
Superintendent of Schools:
Ann Marie Dargon, Ed.D,
508-636-1140