NOTICE: Daytime Lane Closures Scheduled on Riverside Drive between Route 110 and Ames Street. Work will occur daily through Friday, October 7 between the hours of 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The daily lane closures will allow work crews to safely and efficiently resurface the roadways and install pavement markings as part of overall pedestrian and bicycle improvements. The schedule for this work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For more information, dial 511, visit www.mass511.com, and follow MassDOT on Twitter and their mobile app.




Welcome to Methuen Day! Saturday, October 1, 10am - 3pm: Prepare to experience a fun, family-friendly atmosphere with popular live music all day on the main performance stage and streets lined with a mouth-watering mobile buffet of meals, dessert food trucks, and more. Take a stroll thru downtown Methuen and corporate Vendors; Interactive Booths; Crafts; Local Artisans; a mini classic car show, Community Art; Food Samples; Hair and makeup makeovers, and more! Our Kids Corner will feature characters, music, face painting and arts projects. This Music and food festival has something for the whole family. We'll be celebrating RAIN or SHINE. Visit www.cityofmethuen.net/methuenday for details


New Recycling & Trash Carts Are Ready to Roll! On Monday morning, September 12, delivery of the new wheeled recycling and trash carts begins in Methuen. Cart delivery will begin in the West end on the Monday trash/recycling pickup route and continue Monday to Saturday from dawn to dusk until all carts are delivered citywide following trash/recycling routes.

Each eligible household will receive a 65-gallon trash cart and 95-gallon recycling cart dropped off in driveways. Please note that automated trash pickup in the city officially begins the week of October 3. For more information on Methuen’s new automated trash & recycling service, visit www.cityofmethuen.net/recycling


LIGHT THE FALLS UPDATE: Due to drought conditions, we are unable to plan the next Light the Falls event. We will let you know via social media and www.cityofmethuen.net once we are able to again proceed with events. Thank you.