Town of

New Braintree

20 Memorial Drive New Braintree, MA 01531
Phone: 508-867-2071

Select Board Chair:

Joe Chenevert

Select Board:

Joe Chenevert
Dennis Letendre
Michael McQueston

Annual Town Meeting:

June 19, 2023
June, 3rd Monday

Municipal Election:

May 1, 2023
May, 1st Monday


Population Density48
Registered Voters818
Income Per Capita$39,525
EQV Per Capita$125,959
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate83.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$338,100
Median Gross Rent$772
Total Households430
Average Household Size2.45

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$16.25
Commercial Tax Rate$16.25
Average Tax Bill$4,703
Total Expenditures$2,493,388
Total Tax Levy$2,132,432
State Aid$232,152
Local Receipts$192,200
Town Hall of New Braintree

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

New Braintree, located in a fertile valley along the Ware River, was originally called Braintree Farms, a name that would still be appropriate today because dairy and horse farms and expansive cornfields are still in operation across the hilly community.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1775
Chief Municipal OfficialExecutive Secretary
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area20.8 mi2
Public Roads50.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCentral Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate


Mass. House

Donald Berthiaume, Jr.

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