town clerk


Definition of town clerk

: a public officer charged with recording the official proceedings and vital statistics of a town

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In most cities, check with your town clerk or other departments that oversee the municipality’s roads or traffic to see what the rules are to temporarily shut down your street. Debbie Carlson,, "3 ways to have a yard sale when you don’t have a yard," 8 July 2019 Scoop the Poop! educational cards will be available at town clerk offices, veterinary clinics, and pet offices., "Paddling, quilts, and a citizens academy," 26 June 2019 West Newbury town clerk Mike McCarron, 62, played high school and college football and once climbed Mount Washington in the winter. Robert Weisman,, "Boomers line up for joint replacements, and their expectations are high," 2 Apr. 2018 The town clerk will be there doing license renewals, so be sure to bring proof of Rabies vaccination. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 15 May 2018 Guardia Lombardi town clerk Luigi DiSanto, who is married to a Siconolfi, pulled out registries of our ancestors’ birth records, written in flowery Italian script. Michael Siconolfi, WSJ, "Searching the Amalfi Coast for Long-Lost Family Ties," 11 Oct. 2018 Turnout for Tuesday’s municipal election was just shy of 22.3 percent, with 8,107 of the town’s 36,368 registered voters casting a ballot, said Patrick J. Ward, Brookline’s town clerk. John Hilliard,, "Brookline voters approve high school funding, tax hike," 9 May 2018 About 20 percent of the town’s registered voters participated in the May 19 election, according to the town clerk’s office. Johanna Seltz,, "Two incumbents lose in town election," 23 May 2018 There are also uncontested races for Trustees of the Public Library and Housing Authority, along with the positions of town clerk and town moderator. John Hilliard,, "Tax hikes on the ballot in Brookline’s May 8 town election," 3 May 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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: a public officer charged with recording the official proceedings and vital statistics of a town

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