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’ 17 Tax Rates: Residential: $16.69 | Commercial: $36.03
Population: 95,032

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’ 17 Tax Rates:
Residential $12.04 | Commercial, Industrial, and Personal $24.27
Population: 16,027

Elected Officials
Selectmen: 508-979-4023

Select Board:
Charles K. Murphy, Sr.
Robert J. Espindola
Daniel Freitas
Town Clerk: Eileen M. Lowney

Treasurer: Wendy Graves

Executive Secretary:
Mark Rees, 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’ 17 Tax Rates: Residential $13.32 | Commercial, Industrial and Personal $21.22
Population: 9,031

Elected Officials:
Selectmen: 508-644-2201 ext. 1
Select Board:
Robert Jose
Lisa A. Pacheco
Charles Sullivan

Treasurer: Jessica Thomas

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’ 17 Tax Rates: Residential & Commercial: $11.25
Wareham Fire District – $13.45
Onset Fire District – $13.98
Population: 22,360

Elected Officials:
Selectmen:
508-291-3100 ext. 3102

Select Board:
Peter Teitelbaum
Alan Slavin
Judith Whiteside
Patrick Tropeano
Anthony Scarsciotti

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’ 17 Tax Rates: Residential: $14.44 | Commercial, Industrial and Personal: $18.57
Population: 10,374

Elected Officials
Selectmen: 508-998-0200
Board of Selectman:
Kevin Gaspar, Sr.
Michael Cioper
Roger A. Cabral
Town Clerk: Pamela Labonte
Treasurer: Kristie Costa

Town Administrator:
Brian S. Noble

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’ 17 Tax rates:
Residential: $9.70,
Commercial: $15.46, and Personal Property: $15.39,
Fire District 1: $.32 – | Fire District 2: $1.18 –
Fire District 3 Residential: $.94 | Fire District 3 Commercial: $1.92
Population: 34,482

Elected Officials
Select Board: 508-910-1813

Select Board:
Frank S. Gracie III
John P. Haran
Kelli Martin Taglianetti
Shawn D. McDonald
Stanley M. Mickelson

Town Clerk:
Lynn M. Medeiros
Treasurer: Gregory W. Barnes

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’ 17 Tax Rates:$13.07: Residential & Commercial
Population: 6,045

Elected Officials
Selectmen: 508-758-4100 ext. 4
Select Board:
Jordan C. Collyer
R. Tyler Macallister
Paul Silva

Treasurer: Brenda A. Herbeck

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’ 17 Tax Rates: Residential
Residential & Commercial: $14.39
Population: 5,385

Elected Officials:
Select Board:
Naida L. Parker
Bradford N. Morse
Greenwood Hartley III
Treasurer: Cynthia L. Mello

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

Town Administrator
Suzanne Szyndlar

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’ 17 Tax Rates: Residential
Residential & Commercial: $7.97
Population: 15,707

Elected Officials:
Selectmen: 508-636-1003
Select Board:
Steven J. Ouellette
Shana M. Shufelt
Craig J. Dutra
R. Michael Sullivan
Brian T. Valcourt
Town Clerk: Marlene M. Samson

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