Mayor’s Court Information

Mayor’s Court is held at the New Boston Community Center at 3980 Rhodes Avenue in room number 16. Currently, the Mayor’s Court is held every Wednesday at 8:30 A.M.


If you have been summoned or bonded to appear in Mayor’s Court on a traffic citation or criminal charge and you fail to appear at your scheduled date and time, a arrest warrant will be issued for your arrest. Anyone needing information about their appearance can call the police department at 740-456-4109 or the Mayor’s Court Clerk Office at 740-456-4103.


In Mayor’s Court, the Mayor of the Village of New Boston presides over all cases and has the same authority as a regular judge. If defendants do not want the Mayor to hear your charges you can have your case transferred to Portsmouth Municipal Court where a Municipal Judge will hear the case.


All misdemeanor criminal cases are prosecuted by the Village Solicitor/Prosecutor.


If you want to file a criminal charge in Mayor’s Court, you must first make a police report at the police department and a investigation will be conducted on the complaint and if criminal charges are warranted than a complaint will be filed with the Mayor’s Court.


You can call the police department for a current bond or fine amount on a traffic ticket or criminal charge, or parking ticket.


All traffic tickets and parking tickets can be paid at the dispatcher’s office at the police department