The MMA is accepting entries for its Annual Town Report Contest.

First-, second- and third-place winners will be selected from each of four population categories: less than 5,000; 5,001-15,000; 15,001-30,000; 30,001-plus. Winners will be recognized and given a certificate during the MMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show in January 2024.

Judging criteria include:
• Attractiveness of report cover and layout
• Material arrangement
• Presentation of statistics and data
• Summary of the year’s achievements
• Evidence of local planning for the future
• Practical utility of report

Each entry will be reviewed by two judges, chosen based on their expertise in the field and their ability to remain impartial.

To enter, please complete the form on the MMA website with a link to, or a PDF of, your town report. OPTIONAL: You may also opt to send a physical copy of your town’s 2022 report to: Town Report Contest, Massachusetts Municipal Association, 3 Center Plaza, Suite 610, Boston, MA 02108.

Entries are due by Tuesday, Oct. 31.

For more information, contact Daniel Yi at the MMA at 617-426-7272, ext. 125, or