Town Government and School Information

Save lives with

 Social distancing

 Wearing masks

 Washing hands


As a community, we must drastically change our way of life in the short-term to prevent even more dire consequences in the long-term, particularly for our most vulnerable.

Public meetings

All public meetings and public hearings are being held online to allow public participation as necessary. View the Public Meetings Calendar to see which committees are meeting. See the individual meeting posting to find out how to access the meeting remotely.

Town Services

We will continue to provide as many Town services as possible

  • Trash, Recycling, Composting, Hazardous and Medical Waste
    • Curbside trash and recycling pickup will continue. 
    • Simple Recycling has resumed curbside pickup of pink recycling bags
    • The Composting Facility on Hartwell Ave is open. See available services.
  • Recreation and Community Programs is providing online programs and activities
  • Board of Health suspends all non-essential functions of the Office of Public Health until the public health emergency is no longer in effect.
  • Inspections which cannot be delayed will be done
  • Our Transportation Services Division is still providing transit
  • Human Services will be available by email and phone, as well as in person by appointment, if necessary
  • Senior lunches at the Community Center will be replaced by take-out lunches, which can be picked up at the Community Center by reservation.
  • Meals-on-Wheels will be delivered
  • Secure medical waste and sharps boxes behind the Town Office Building are locked and cannot be used. Please contact your pharmacy if you need to dispose of these while we're closed.

Town Buildings and Contacting Town Staff

Parks, Fields, Playgrounds and Open Space

  • Visit the Recreation Department's web page for details on parks, athletic fields, and playgrounds.
  • Conservation areas and our trail network are open for passive recreation, with safe social distancing of at least 6 feet. 
  • All public bathrooms are closed.

Other Town Facilities