Town of


66 Central Square Bridgewater, MA 02324
Phone: 508-697-0919

Town Manager:

Michael Dutton

Municipal Election:

April 27, 2024
April, Saturday preceding last Monday

Town Council:

Fred Chase
Adelene Ellenberg
Mark Linde
Mary McGrath
Bradford McKinnon
Paul Murphy
Kevin Perry
Susan Robinson
Sonia Striggles


Population Density1,054
Registered Voters17,860
Income Per Capita$36,036
EQV Per Capita$135,549
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate74.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$464,900
Median Gross Rent$1,820
Total Households9,194
Average Household Size2.66

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$12.84
Commercial Tax Rate$12.84
Average Tax Bill$6,696
Total Expenditures$66,154,577
Total Tax Levy$55,957,296
State Aid$5,029,391
Local Receipts$5,512,646
CPA Year Enacted2005
CPA Surcharge2.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Bridgewater

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Bridgewater has grown and evolved from its agriculture roots to a manufacturing hub and, over time, to the suburb it is today. Bridgewater has a rich history and traditional New England character.


Form of GovernmentCouncil – Manager
Incorporation Date1656
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Legislative BodyTown Council
Size of Council9


Area27.3 mi2
Public Roads135.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyOld Colony Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Walter Timilty, Jr.

Mass. House

Angelo D'Emilia

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