Town Clerk

Mission StatementIt is the mission of the Town Clerk's Office to be a primary provider of information and quality services to the community and to work cooperatively and in coordination with varied departments, boards, and groups while performing a myriad of tasks to achieve established goals and comply with state and local statutes.

The Boylston Town Clerk serves the residents of Boylston through her function as official record keeper for Town Meeting and Vital Records, and the Administration of Elections and voter-related activities.

Records found in this office are: Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses; Zoning Decisions; Town Meeting Records; Annual Town Reports; records of elections and lists of those who have served the town of Boylston in elective or appointive office.

This office issues a number of licenses: Marriage licenses, dog licenses, business certificate, raffle and bazzar permits.

The Town Clerk maintains records of amendments to the Town By-Laws, Zoning By-Laws, and references to accepted State statutes.

This office accepts the required postings for all public meetings and maintains the public meetings calendar.

The Town Clerk conducts the annual census and maintains voter lists. This department conducts all federal, state, and local elections.

The Town Clerk's Office respond efficiently and accurately to all requests by Town Officials, Boards and members of the public.

The Town Clerk's office welcomes inquiries from all citizens seeking assistance/information in relation to services provided by the Town of Boylston. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can help you in any way!.

Dawn A. Porter, Town Clerk/Notary Public


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Dawn Porter Town Clerk 508-869-2234
Rebecca Walker Assistant Town Clerk 508-869-2234


News & Announcements


Town Clerk Calendar



Passport Information
Effective as of May 1, 2011:

Unfortunately, due to regulations from the U.S. Dept. of State, the Town Clerk's office is no longer able to process passport applications. 

For Passport applications and to locate a local acceptance agent please visit the State Department's Website.

Dawn PorterE-mail: Contact Dawn Porter
Phone: 508-869-2234

Department Memberships

Department Date Served - If Applicable    
June 22, 2020 to May 8, 2023
Active Membership
Elected