Declaration of Emergency Continues, Phasing for reopening business linked below; Face Mask Covering order issued May 6, 2020 per Gov. Baker

May 20, 2020- Selectboard extends no public admittance to town buildings until further notice

May 19, 2020 Governor Baker Phasing plan for reopening business- CLICK HERE

May 11, 2020- Governor Baker announced plan for phasing re-opening to be addressed May 18. 

On May 6, 2020, The Baker-Polito Administration issued an order requiring the use of masks or face coverings in public places where they cannot socially distance from others. The Administration also announced expanded community health center COVID-19 testing capacity at centers throughout the Commonwealth.
Mask and Face Covering Order: The Baker-Polito Administration has ordered all residents over the age of two to use a face covering or mask in public places where maintaining proper social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are not possible. This statewide order goes into effect on May 6th and supersedes previously issued guidance relative to mask use. 


On April 28, Governor Baker declared the declaration of emergency extension until May 18, 2020.


On Monday, April 27, 2020 the Selectboard voted to extend the Declaration of Emergency and keep all public buildings closed until May 12. 


At an emergency meeting of the Selectboard and Board of Health held Monday, March 16, 2020, 6:00 pm the Selectboard signed a Declaration of Emergency in the effort to protect the town during the COVID19/Coronavirus epidemic. 

click the link below to read the Declaration of Emergency

Votes taken by the Board of Health and the Selectboard, declared the Town Hall including the Police Dept. and Senior Center, Dickinson Library, Highway Dept., Fire Dept., and EMS building, open to essential personnel only for the next 3 weeks. There will be no non- essential meetings, classes or public access until further notice. 

The Transfer Station is still in operation. The staff will be using social distancing. Do not bring large loads to the transfer station at this time. Your cooperation is appreciated.

The Selectboard and the Board of Health appreciate your cooperation during this crisis