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What's New Summary - April 18th
Published on Apr 18, 2024 16:13

What's New Summary - April 18th 

Notice of Aerial Larval Control Application 

The Norfolk County Mosquito Control District will be conducting helicopter applications of the biorational larvicide Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) to control mosquito larvae. These applications will be conducted over specific large wetlands in the Town of Wrentham. These applications will be conducted over a likely 2 to 4 day window, lasting only 2 days, anytime between April 18, 2024, and April 30, 2024.  As always, the weather in the spring is unpredictable. For this reason, the District cannot pin down actual application dates with any more accuracy at this time. We will send out further notices as the application date approaches. Information is also available at

Notice of Aerial Larval Control Application

Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes Due - May 1st 

GRAPHIC - Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Due

Staffing Updates:

FLYER - Staffing Update

Upcoming Events & Happenings: 

Wrentham Youth Baseball Softball Association Open Day Celebrations

On Saturday, April 20, 2024 the parade will kick off opening day celebrations starting at the Center Parking Lot at 10AM, proceeding down 1A towards the Sweatt Complex, down Randall Road and concluding the McMorrow Field. 

FLYER - WYBSA Opening Day

Keep Wrentham Beautiful 

The Annual Keep Wrentham Beautiful event will be held on April 27, 2024 from 9AM to 4PM. Bags may be picked up and dropped off at the Senior Center. Help make Wrentham a cleaner, greener place to live work and play! 

Graphic - Keep Wrentham Beautiful

National DEA Medication Take Back Day 

National DEA Medication Take Back Day is taking place Saturday, April 27 from 9am to 12pm at Wrentham Public Safety Building,  behind 79 South Street (Town Hall). Items accepted: Tablets, pills, lotions, patches, liquids. This "Drive-in and Drop" event is co-sponsored by Town of Wrentham and SAFE Coalition.

FLYER - Medication Take Bake Day

Unwanted Household Items Collection Day

Junk Dunkers will be collecting unwanted household items such as appliances, mattresses, and furniture at the Wrentham Senior Center, 400 Taunton Street on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 9a.m. to 1p.m. (Rain date is May 18 from 9am to 1pm). Cash or Credit Card accepted for payment. This event is exclusively for Wrentham residents and is brought to you by the Wrentham DPW.

Junk Dunkers Flyer

Spring Hydrant Flushing - Ongoing 

The Wrentham Department of Public Works, Water Division, will be flushing water mains and hydrants. This action will go for approximately five (5) weeks, as part of an ongoing preventative maintenance program to improve water quality, starting April 7, 2024. Customers are advised that a drop in pressure and some discoloration of the water may occur while the flushing is in progress. If this occurs, you should wait until we are out of the area and then run your cold water for several minutes and it should clear up.

Wrentham Recreation presents the Spring Pickleball Clinic Series

Unlock your pickleball potential by joining Wrentham Recreation's Spring Pickleball Clinic Series. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned intermediate player, these clinics are tailored to enhance your skills. Don't miss out on the fun as we strive to elevate your game! Register today as space is limited. For any inquiries, email [email protected]. For all the details and to register visit

FLYER - Spring Pickleball Series

Wrentham Recreation Presents - ChiRunning Workshop with Marc Waxman

Wrentham Recreation is thrilled to partner with Marc Waxman, renowned Master ChiRunning Instructor, for this 2 night ChiRunning Workshop April 25th & May 9th. Runners of all abilities will benefit from this workshop. You will practice running drills and exercises designed to help you instill the technique in your body. You can also expect to learn good body mechanics, relaxation and breathing techniques, and ways to prevent fatigue, gain speed, and improve endurance. Learn more here

Happenings at the Fiske Public Library

Irish in America with Mary King, Cathy Clasper-Torch and Ed Sweeney - Saturday April 27th at 2PM. 

A Long Walk Down a Winding Road Author Talk with Sam Farmer - Tuesday, April 30th at 7PM. 

Get more details about upcoming events at the Fiske Library at

Posted Meetings - Stay in the Know! 

Coming up we have the Wrentham Housing Authority on April 23rd, Wrentham School Council on April 23rd,  Historical Commission on April 23rd, Zoning Board of Appeals on April 24th, Sweatt Fund Advisory Committee on April 24th, Board of Health of April 25th, and Conservation Commission on April 25th. 

View all Posted Agendas for Wrentham's Boards, Committees, and Commissions on the Posted Meetings Page.

FLYER - Posted Meetings Stay in the Know

Annual Town Meeting 

The Annual Town Meeting will be held at King Philip Regional Highschool on Monday, June 3, 2024 starting at 7PM. 

FLYER - Town Meeting Info

 MBTA Communities Zoning 

Learn more about MBTA Communities Zoning Law on our MBTA Communities Project Page. Check out this Interactive Mapping Tool provided by MAPC to deep dive into Wrentham's MBTA Communities Act District Suitability Analysis. We've created this Brief User Guide to walk you through the mapping tool. Stay tuned for more information on an upcoming workshop! 

MBTA Communities Info Graphic

Volunteer Opportunities 

Are you interested in getting involved in our community? If so, we have an excellent opportunity that may interest you!

The Zoning Board of Appeals is seeking interested volunteers to join! There are currently 3 (three) vacancies, 2 (two) full members and  1 (one) associate members. The Zoning Board of Appeals is the permit granting authority in Wrentham. They have the authority to hear and decide petitions for appeals of zoning orders and decisions made by the Building Commissioner, variances with respect to land or structures, Special Permits for certain projects as allowed for in the Zoning By-laws, and Comprehensive Permits under Chapter 40B of the Massachusetts General Laws. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Select Board or Land Use Offices. 

There are 2 (two) vacancies on the Wrentham Commission on Disability. Members serve a 2 year staggered term and the Commission has a total of 5 members.

Fill out the Board/Committee/Commission application and return to the Select Board office either in person, via mail, or email at [email protected] 

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