Boston Township
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In the Township
(see calendar)
Next trustees meeting: Aug 23 at 6:30
Next Zoning Commission meeting: Sep 12 at 6:30
Next Board of Zoning Appeals meeting: Aug 22 at 6:30
No listed events on the upcoming Township Calendar.

Zoning Inspector Job Opening
The Trustees are looking to fill the part-time position of Zoning Inspector for Boston Township. If anyone is interested in the position, please contact one of the trustees. The deadline to submit resumes is September 1, 2017. The position requires attendance at evening meetings and that the appointed person be bondable.

Hall Rental
If you want to rent the hall, please follow the "Hall Committee" link in the column to the left.

Our Town: a brief history

Alfred Wolcott of Connecticut came to Boston Township in 1805 with a surveying party to locate the lands that belonged to Simon Perkins. Among the members of the surveying party was James Stanford. After returning home for the winter, Wolcott, Stanford and a few other men arrived back in Boston Township in 1806 and erected a cabin at the site of the present day Boston Cemetery. That same year, Wolcott traded his lands along the Cuyahoga River for Stanford's lands on the eastern rim of the valley. More settlers followed, resulting in the official organization of the township on January 15, 1811. At that time what had been known only as Range 11, Town 4 of the Connecticut Western Reserve became known as Boston Township.

1874 map of Boston Township

1874 map of Boston Township (Peninsula Library & Historical Society)

Our Town: A Brief History .... (continued)