Boxford Preservation Society
The primary function of the Boxford Preservation Society is the
of the character, personality and culture of
the Town of
While there do exist other organizations in Boxford whose goal is the
preservation of some aspect of the town, the Boxford Preservation
Society has no ties to the city government, nor to any government
body. As such, topics at Society meetings can be discussed which
would certainly be deemed inappropriate for these other organizations
Other organizations include
BTA/BOLT (Boxford Trails
Association/Boxford Open Land Trust) and the
Having less than 12,000 inhabitants, Boxford cannot adopt a city form
of government. Instead, all the participants of the Town of Boxford
of voting age are given the opportunity to decide essentially all the
matters regarding the running of the town through a
Moreover, through design of the town founders and selectmen of the
town through the years, Boxford has maintained itself as a 'simple to run'
town. By this is meant that many of the issues larger cities have to
grapple with achieve levels of complexity far beyond those which
in Boxford. This simplicity is part of the character of the town.
The BPS is currently focused on issues related to noise in the town of Boxford. Other towns in the Commonwealth have dealt with similar issues and their approaches to mitigating noise are being considered.
Boxford Town Meeting (see Boxford web page)
Previous efforts supported by the BPS
- Affordable Housing
- Gas Compressor Station
Contact us at boxfordpreservationsociety at gmail dot com.
Page Initiated: June 20, 2005
Last Updated: November 2, 2014