Welcome to Rowley, MA


The Rowley Recycling Center is closed.

Due to sky-rocketing recycling costs, the Rowley Recycling Center is closed. The Town did not have sufficient funds to continue operating the center. Town Officials are evaluating the program and looking for a suitable location on Town-owned land to establish a secured facility. Any questions, please call the Selectmen’s Office at 978-948-2372.

Options available to residents:

1) Contact your local trash hauler for information on recycling options

2) Bring your recycling items to Mello Transfer Station, 203 East Main Street (Route 133), Georgetown. For more information call 978-352-8581.

Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Friday, Saturday, Sunday – 7:30 a.m. to noon 

Town of Rowley Contact List

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Advisory regarding attaching items to Utility Poles.

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New Process for obtaining Burn Permits.

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Note:  The DEP has extended open burning in Rowley until May 8, 2018.  Please contact Fire Chief James Broderick for more details about this at 978-948-3812.


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 Rowley Records Access Officer:
Susan Hazen
P.O. Box 351
139 Main Street
Rowley, MA 01969

153 Main Street, in rear
978-238-6264 - please leave a message
Open :
Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Open Space and
Recreational Plan Update

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Updated Coastal Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Rowley.

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Septic System Loans Available at 2%

The Board of Health, through the Mass Water Pollution Abatement Trust, has funds available for loans at 2 percent to Rowley homeowners for assistance repairing failed septic systems. Please contact the Board of Health office at 978-948-2231 for more information and fund availability.


PO Box 275, 139 Main Street, Rowley, MA 01969
Board of Selectmen: 978-948-2372
Town Administrator: 978-948-2705

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