Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is responsible for keeping all vital records of the town including births, deaths and marriages. Certified copies of these events may be obtained from these in permanent fashion.

Public Records Information

“An Act to Improve Public Records”, Chapter 121 of the Acts of 2016 made significant changes to the Public Records Law that took effect on January 1, 2017.

The Supervisor of Records has promulgated regulations 950 CMR 32 to implement the new law which further requires the Town to establish guidelines to assist requestors in making informed requests and post such guidelines on the municipal website by July 1, 2017.

The Public Records Law creates a new position called the Records Access Officer (RAO). Regulations define the RAO as a governmental officer or employee within the municipality designated to perform duties described in 950 CMR 32 including coordinating a response to request for access to public records, assisting individuals seeking public records in identifying the records requested, assisting the custodian in preserving and managing public records, and preparing guidelines that enable requestors to make informed requests. The Town Clerk is the Public Records Access Officer. Please call, email (, or fill out the application form to request a record.

Formore information on the Public Records Law go to:

The Town Clerk is responsible for the orderly running of all elections local, state, or federal, and serves as the clerk to the Board of Registrars. Voter registration is done by mail, during normal business hours, and during special sessions prior to elections.

How to vote in Massachusetts

Register to vote online

Am I registered to vote?

Absentee Ballot application

An Annual Town Census is conducted by the Clerk's office each January and the information is entered into a computer database, which is linked to the Statewide Voter Registratrion Information System.

The Town Clerk also sells dog licenses. All dogs must be licensed by March 31 every year.

What do I need to know about marriage licenses.

Guide to Town Meeting

Additional Info
  • Fall Election Information

  • Town Clerk:
    Lisa Stratford

    Hours: Mon-Thurs. 9:30am-1:30pm

    Leave a message and your call will be returned.

    Phone: 548-9150 Fax 548-1037
    Mailing Address: PO Box 300, Leverett, MA 01054

    Calendar of Events
    Mon, Jul 22, 2024, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Leverett Town Hall and Zoom Virtual Meeting
    Posted to: Energy Committee
    Council on Aging -- SCHEDULED
    Fri, Jul 26, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Town Hall
    Posted to: Council on Aging
    Select Board -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jul 30, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Town Hall/remote
    Posted to: Select Board
    Tue, Aug 6, 2024, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Town Hall & Zoom
    Mon, Aug 12, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Town Hall & online:
    Select Board -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Aug 13, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Town Hall/remote
    Posted to: Select Board