Automatic Amusement

The term "automatic amusement device'' as defined in MGL c140(177A), shall be construed as meaning any mechanism whereby, upon the deposit therein of a coin or token, any apparatus is released or set in motion or put in a position where it may be set in motion for the purpose of playing any game involving, in whole or in part, the skill of the player, including, but not exclusively, such devices as are commonly known as pinball machines including free play pinball machines, but not including slot machines as defined in chapter 23K." Video games also fall under this license.


New applicants, please download and print the new license checklist. Complete the application using the enclosed checklist and return all required items to the Selectmen's Office.

Please note: All applications must be reviewed by other boards, committees, or departments. The review process will take about 2 weeks. Once reviewed; the application will be placed on the Board of Selectmen's agenda. The Board of Selectmen meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month so please plan accordingly.