Reopening Plan (updated July 10, 2020)
Massachusetts is currently in Phase 3, Step 1 of Reopening
Reopening Plan (updated June 30, 2020)
Massachusetts is currently in Phase 2, Step 2 of Reopening
Beginning July 1, 2020, walk-in sticker sales will commence with strict guidelines, please review the following for more information. More Info
The Library commenced curbside pickup service for books and other materials on June 12th. Both buildings will reopen to the public at a later date.
All departments offer residents and businesses the ability to conduct transactions by phone, online or by mail. Individuals should check with their intended department to see if there are options for service in lieu of in-person.
In addition, Town Hall will reopen July 6, 2020 by appointment only.
Under this initial reopening, any member of the public entering a Town building or facility must wear a face covering while in the building. In addition, the public is asked to maintain physical separation from employees and other visitors of at least six feet. Town Hall will be locked and those with appointments will need to be ushered in by the intended departmental employee for entry.
Any individual who has symptoms of COVID-19 is asked to stay home and reschedule their appointment.
The Town is taking numerous precautions to protect the health and safety of the public and employees.
Future phases of reopening will depend on public health measures and will be announced when they are determined. The Town will follow the State and CDC guidelines, but may choose to take additional precautions beyond those.
What's Open Under State Rules
- Phase 3, Step 1 - as of July 6, 2020
- Movie theaters and outdoor performance venues
- Museums, cultural and historical sites
- Fitness centers and health clubs
- Certain indoor recreational activities with low potential for contact
- Professional sports teams, under the authority of league-wide rules, may hold games without spectators
Revised Gathering Order
Under the state's updated gatherings order, indoor gatherings are limited to eight people per 1,000 square feet, but should not exceed 25 people in a single enclosed, indoor space.
Outdoor gatherings in enclosed spaces are limited to 25 percent of the facility’s maximum permitted occupancy, with a maximum of 100 people in a single enclosed outdoor space. This includes community events, civic events, sporting events, concerts, conventions and more. This order does not apply to outdoor, unenclosed gatherings if proper social distancing measures are possible.
Phase 2, Step 2 - as of June 22, 2020
Opened in Phase 2, Step 1
COVID Response Command Center Situation Reports
|July 1||July 2|
For past announcements regarding the COVID crisis please click here.