Town of Princeton
6 Town Hall Drive, Princeton, MA 01541
Princeton Municipal Light Department
Contact Information:
Contact TypeContact Information
, General Manager
, General Foreman
, Office Manager
, Assistant Office Manager
Princeton Municipal Light Dept., 168 Worcester Rd. P.O. Box 247 
Princeton ,MA 01541 
978 464-2815
978 464-5377
Alternate Phone:
978 464-2825
General email
Office Hours are Mondays through Thursdays 8 AM to 5 PM. Fridays 8 AM to NOON.

For power outages please contact the PMLD office during regular business hours. For power outages after office hours please call 978-464-2928 or 508-829-4444. The Regional Dispatch in Holden MA will contact our 24/7 On-Call Lineman to respond.

For power outages lasting more than 2 hours a CODERED notification will be delivered to residents. Please sign up to receive CODERED notifications.
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Board of Light Commissioners
Jim Whitman -
Chris Conway -
Richard Rys -
The Princeton Municipal Light Department (“PMLD”) has been providing electrical service to residents and
businesses in Princeton for over 100 years. The mission of the Princeton Municipal Light Department is to provide a safe,
reliable, and economical source of electric power for our customers, to acknowledge and implement the need for renewable
energy from within the diversity of available energy sources, and to enhance the benefits of municipal utility ownership
for our customers.  PMLD has its own elected Board of Commissioners, General Manager, and staff that operate separate and
autonomously from the Town of Princeton Selectmen,Town Administrator,and other Town Boards and Committees.

Princeton Municipal Light Department Board of Commissioners


June 14, 2017 - The Chairman of the Board of Light Commissioners has changed the monthly meeting time
                              to 7:00 PM beginning with the July 12th meeting.  All meetings are held at the PMLD office,
                               168 Worcester Rd, Princeton MA.  

June 1, 2017 -  For a limited time, Nissan is offering $10,000 off MRSP to employees and customers of PMLD
                            on a new 2017 LEAF Electric Vehicle purchase.  This is part of the effort to accelerate clean
                             transportation alternatives in Massachusetts.  Simply show proof of your utility bill, a copy
                             of the flyer (see additional links above "LEAF Electric Vehicle Flyer") to a participating Nissan
                             dealership to receive a $10,000 rebate on a new 2017 Nissan LEAF.  This limited time offer
                             expires September 1, 2017 or while supplies last (whichever occurs firs), and cannot be
                             combined with any other offer.  Customers may also be eligible and apply for an additional
                             $10,000 in state and federal incentives.  

May 18, 2017 -  The PMLD Driveway maintenance is complete.  Customers can access the facility as needed.  A
                              Special Thanks goes to the Princeton Highway Dept for providing us with recycled millings from
                               Hubbardston Rd as a cost savings to the ratepayers.   

May 8, 2017 -  FLEET VEHICLES FOR SALE BY AUCTION -- The Princeton Municipal Light Department is auctioning off
                             a 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport and a 2004 Ford F-350 pickup truck to the highest bidder.  Go to
                   , click on Searches, then Location Search, Enter Princeton's zip code - 01541,
                             and you can click on the details about each vehicle and place a bid.  
                             The auction ends on May 22, 2017.     

April 2017 -  The Home Energy Loss Prevention Service (HELPS) program is for all municipal utility customers.
                         The Princeton Municipal Light Department (PMLD) provides Princeton customers with rebates and
                         incentive programs to improve energy efficiency in the home.  To learn more about this year's offers
                 click on the links above with the key word "HELPS" in the title.  Call the office if you have questions.
Feb-May 2017 -  The Princeton Municipal Light Department will be upgrading meters to homes during the last
                                 two weeks of the month.  A 2-man crew in orange PMLD work shirts and wearing ID badges
                                 will arrive at your home in a white pick-up truck with flashing strobe lights  & a blue State
                                  license plate between 8 AM & 4 PM, one employee will knock on the door and annouce
                                  themsleves.  At no time will they require/need entrance to your home.  If you do not
                                 answer the door and greet the crew they will assume no one is home and they will still
                                 perform the change-out.  They will be on property at the meter for approximately
                                 5-10 minutes.  The power to your home/garage will be off for approximately 10 seconds
                                  while the meter is changed out.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact
                                  the office at 978-464-2815 or 978-464-2825.
12/14/2016 - The Princeton Municipal Light Department was awarded an Energy Efficiency Street Lighting Grant
                           of $8,258 to help pay for the replacement of Princeton's 62 HPS street light fixtures with new energy
                           efficient LED street light fixtures.  A 25% cost savings will be passed onto the Taxpayers and the LED
                           fixutres will be 40-55% more efficient than the HPS fixtures.
                           Click on the "LED State Grant Announcement Press Release..." Link above to read more about it.   


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*** PMLD will send out a CODERED Notification to Residents for
Townwide Power Outages Lasting for More than 2 Hours *****

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The  Board of Light Commissioners
next meeting will be held on Wednesday,
July 12, 2017 at the PMLD Office at 7:00 PM

The Board of Light Commissioners typically meet once a Month on the 2nd
Wednesday at the PMLD Office (168 Worcester Rd, Princeton MA)

2017 Planned Meeting Dates (which are subject to change):
Aug 9th, Sep 13th, Oct 11th, Nov 8th, Dec 13th

All meeting notices and agendas will be properly posted 48 hours prior,
as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts General Laws

If you would like to meet with the Board to discuss an issue/topic please contact the General Manager

PMLD has provided Electricity to the
Town of Princeton MA for over 100 Years
(Est. 1912)