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12/7/22 Center Pepin Auction 12/7/22 Center Pepin Auction
11/30/2022 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony 11/30/2022 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony
11/30/2022 - COVID-19 Testing Site Closure 11/30/2022 - COVID-19 Testing Site Closure
11/14/22 COVID Clinic 11/14/22 COVID Clinic
11/14/22 Snow Removal PSA 11/14/22 Snow Removal PSA
11/01/22 Shelter 11/01/22 Shelter
11/01/22 K9 Unit Insurance 11/01/22 K9 Unit Insurance
11/01/22 EDIC Agreement 11/01/22 EDIC Agreement
11/1/22 EPD K9 Gino Awarded Healthcare Grant 11/1/22 EPD K9 Gino Awarded Healthcare Grant
11/1/22 Emergency Support Craigs Doors 11/1/22 Emergency Support Craigs Doors
11/1/22 Maple Street School Surplus Liquidation Auction 11/1/22 Maple Street School Surplus Liquidation Auction
9/28/22 Elementary School Resuse RFP 9/28/22 Elementary School Resuse RFP
9/27/22 Car Seat Program September 2022 9/27/22 Car Seat Program September 2022
9/26/22 MRS Grant Press Release 9/26/22 MRS Grant Press Release
9/8/22 September 11th Remembrance Ceremony 9/8/22 September 11th Remembrance Ceremony
9/1/22 Main Street TIP Update Press Release 9/1/22 Main Street TIP Update Press Release
8-22-22 Press Release 8-22-22 Press Release
8/23/22 Expansion Press Release 8/23/22 Expansion Press Release
8/22/22 Ferry Street Mill Improvement Project Funding 8/22/22 Ferry Street Mill Improvement Project Funding
8/10/22 Level 3 Drought Advisory 8/10/22 Level 3 Drought Advisory
7/25/22 Adam Robbins DPW Award Winner 7/25/22 Adam Robbins DPW Award Winner
7/22/22 Heat Wave - Cooling Centers 7/22/22 Heat Wave - Cooling Centers
7/21/22 City of Easthampton awarded a $486,000 from two MassDOT programs for two pedestrian safety 7/21/22 City of Easthampton awarded a $486,000 from two MassDOT programs for two pedestrian safety
7/19/22 City of Easthampton Updated Guidance on Holding Public Meetings 7/19/22 City of Easthampton Updated Guidance on Holding Public Meetings
7/19/22 Heat Wave 7/19/22 Heat Wave
7/19/22 Shop Where I Live #2 7/19/22 Shop Where I Live #2
7/19/22 Shop Where I Live #2 7/19/22 Shop Where I Live #2
7/12/22 Community Social Worker 7/12/22 Community Social Worker
6/28/22 - Rapid COVID Tests 6/28/22 - Rapid COVID Tests
6-7-2022 Municipal Fiber Grant 6-7-2022 Municipal Fiber Grant
5.23.22 Rubber Thread Pond Algae Bloom 5.23.22 Rubber Thread Pond Algae Bloom
5-19-2022 Heat Wave- Easthampton Cooling Area 5-19-2022 Heat Wave- Easthampton Cooling Area
Heat Wave- Easthampton Cooling Area
5-17-2022 Free Car Seat Safety Event 5-17-2022 Free Car Seat Safety Event
Easthampton, MA- On Saturday, June 11, 2022, the Easthampton Fire Department will be hosting a free car seat safety event.
5-11-2022 New City Walkshop 5-11-2022 New City Walkshop
5-10-2022 Ukraine Donations 5-10-2022 Ukraine Donations
5-4-2022 Arbor Day 2022 5-4-2022 Arbor Day 2022
5-4-2022 Shop Where I Live! 5-4-2022 Shop Where I Live!
4-28-2022 Ukraine Flag Raising 4-28-2022 Ukraine Flag Raising
4-27-2022 River Valley - Eversource Co-Op Solar Program 4-27-2022 River Valley - Eversource Co-Op Solar Program
Participants in this program will receive a share of solar energy generated by the panels installed above the River Valley Co-op Easthampton store parking lot. You do not have to own a rooftop to join the solar revolution!
4-26-2022 Mayoral Order - Outdoor Dining 4-26-2022 Mayoral Order - Outdoor Dining
Mayoral Order - Outdoor Dining 4-26-22
4-25-2022 Easthampton Health Department Launches Naloxbox Program (PDF) 4-25-2022 Easthampton Health Department Launches Naloxbox Program (PDF)
In partnership with the Healthy Youth Coalition and Hampshire HOPE, the Easthampton Health Department is launching a NaloxBox program in the city on May 2, 2022. A NaloxBox is a small, clear box labeled "Opioid Rescue Kit" that is mounted on the wall and contains three doses of Naloxone (commonly known as Narcan), a medication designed to reverse an opioid overdose. Each box is equipped with a rescue-breathing mask, medical gloves, and step-by-step instructions. If possible, NaloxBoxes should be mounted next to an Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED).
4-21-2022 Undoing Racism Debriefing Press Release (PDF) 4-21-2022 Undoing Racism Debriefing Press Release (PDF)
Easthampton, MA - As a part of the Mayor’s Pledge to Reimagine Policing and address underlying barriers to a more inclusive economic development ecosystem, Mayor LaChapelle mandated department heads participate in anti-racism and bias workshops. The 18-hour People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB) workshops offered in August and October of 2021 were the first steps for leaders across departments doing focused work on equity and bias in local government. Find below a listing of city leadership, electeds, and appointees who participated in one of the workshops.
4-11-2022 EASTHAMPTON SENIOR TAX WORK-OFF PROGRAM SEEKS APPLICANTS 4-11-2022 EASTHAMPTON SENIOR TAX WORK-OFF PROGRAM SEEKS APPLICANTS
The city of Easthampton begins accepting applications for twenty (20) positions under Year 2 of the 3-year pilot Senior Tax Work-Off pilot program. Starting now, Easthampton homeowners who are 60 years of age or older, and who meet income eligibility guidelines, are encouraged to apply for positions in city departments. Successful applicants receive a $1500 credit on their property taxes.
3-15-2022 Free Car Seat Safety Event 3-15-2022 Free Car Seat Safety Event
Have your car seat checked by trained Child Car Seat Technicians
3-14-2022 Outdoor Live Entertainment 3-14-2022 Outdoor Live Entertainment
3-14-22 Outdoor Live Entertainment Press Release
2-25-22 Easthampton Fire Department Receives State Grant- SAFE & Senior SAFE Programs 2-25-22 Easthampton Fire Department Receives State Grant- SAFE & Senior SAFE Programs
2-23-2022 Board of Health Lifts Mask Mandate Effective 2-23-2022 2-23-2022 Board of Health Lifts Mask Mandate Effective 2-23-2022
Easthampton Board of Health Lifts Mask Mandate Effective Wednesday, February 23, 2022
2-14-2022 EDIC Agrees! 2-14-2022 EDIC Agrees!
Press Release: "The EDIC Agrees!" Launched by EDIC Members Seeks Audience A message from members of the Economic Development & Industrial Commission (EDIC): We are seeking to raise awareness for projects and initiatives we see as benefitting economic and community growth within Easthampton. In that spirit, we present to you this first edition copy of "The EDIC Agrees!"
1-31-2022 Easthampton Fire Department Assisting School Nurses with COVID-19 Testing 1-31-2022 Easthampton Fire Department Assisting School Nurses with COVID-19 Testing
1-25-2022 Fire Department Equipment Grant 1-25-2022 Fire Department Equipment Grant
1-15-2022 Open Burning Press Release (PDF) 1-15-2022 Open Burning Press Release (PDF)
12-29-2021 Easthampton and Northampton Combine Efforts to Offer Regional Testing Site 12-29-2021 Easthampton and Northampton Combine Efforts to Offer Regional Testing Site
1-12-2022 COA Press Release 1-12-2022 COA Press Release
11-18-2021 Blueprint Easthampton Program Graduate Launches New Business Press Release (PDF) 11-18-2021 Blueprint Easthampton Program Graduate Launches New Business Press Release (PDF)
11-15-2021 Easthampton to Hold Community Meeting for New City Neighborhood Press Release (PDF) 11-15-2021 Easthampton to Hold Community Meeting for New City Neighborhood Press Release (PDF)
11-9-2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Children Ages 5-11 Press Release (PDF) 11-9-2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Children Ages 5-11 Press Release (PDF)
10- 5-2021Worcester Red Sox Running Baseball Clinic for Easthampton Youth (PDF) 10- 5-2021Worcester Red Sox Running Baseball Clinic for Easthampton Youth (PDF)
09-13-2021 Rabies Identified in Raccoon in Easthampton Press Release (PDF) 09-13-2021 Rabies Identified in Raccoon in Easthampton Press Release (PDF)
09-07-2021 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Press Release (PDF) 09-07-2021 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Press Release (PDF)
08-31-2021 Easthampton Board of Health issues Mask Order Press Release (PDF) 08-31-2021 Easthampton Board of Health issues Mask Order Press Release (PDF)
08-11-2021 Cooling Center Press Release (PDF) 08-11-2021 Cooling Center Press Release (PDF)
08-06-2021 Easthampton Fire Department Awarded Federal Funds for New Ambulance Press Release (PDF) 08-06-2021 Easthampton Fire Department Awarded Federal Funds for New Ambulance Press Release (PDF)
08-3-2021 Easthampton Text Alerts and Issue Reporting Press Release (PDF) 08-3-2021 Easthampton Text Alerts and Issue Reporting Press Release (PDF)
07-21-21 COVID-19 Update Press Release (PDF) 07-21-21 COVID-19 Update Press Release (PDF)
07-13-21 Water Use Restriction Lifted Press Release (PDF) 07-13-21 Water Use Restriction Lifted Press Release (PDF)
07-13-21 City Website Launch Press Release (PDF) 07-13-21 City Website Launch Press Release (PDF)
07-01-21 River Valley Co-op Opening Press Release (PDF) 07-01-21 River Valley Co-op Opening Press Release (PDF)
06-28-21 Anti-idling Campaign Press Release (PDF) 06-28-21 Anti-idling Campaign Press Release (PDF)
06-25-21 Additional Parking at Maple Street School Press Release (PDF) 06-25-21 Additional Parking at Maple Street School Press Release (PDF)
06-16-21 Easthampton Police CSO Program Press Release (PDF) 06-16-21 Easthampton Police CSO Program Press Release (PDF)
06-14-21 Rescinding State of Emergency Press Release (PDF) 06-14-21 Rescinding State of Emergency Press Release (PDF)
06-14-21 Algae in Rubber Thread Pond Press Release (PDF) 06-14-21 Algae in Rubber Thread Pond Press Release (PDF)
06-05-21 Easthampton Cooling Area Press Release (PDF) 06-05-21 Easthampton Cooling Area Press Release (PDF)
06-02-21 National Pride Month Press Release (PDF) 06-02-21 National Pride Month Press Release (PDF)
06-01-21 Senior Tax Work-Off Press Release (PDF) 06-01-21 Senior Tax Work-Off Press Release (PDF)
06-01-21 Mosquito Spraying Press Release (PDF) 06-01-21 Mosquito Spraying Press Release (PDF)
05-25-21 Easthampton City Wide Clean-up Day Press Release (PDF) 05-25-21 Easthampton City Wide Clean-up Day Press Release (PDF)
05-20-21 Park Street Roundabout Press Release (PDF) 05-20-21 Park Street Roundabout Press Release (PDF)
04-29-21 BOH Order Regarding Face Coverings Press Release (PDF) 04-29-21 BOH Order Regarding Face Coverings Press Release (PDF)
04-1-21 Mayor's Pledge Work Group Final Report Press Release (PDF) 04-1-21 Mayor's Pledge Work Group Final Report Press Release (PDF)
03-23-21 COVID-19 Weekly Dashboard and Video Press Release (PDF) 03-23-21 COVID-19 Weekly Dashboard and Video Press Release (PDF)
03-16-21 Community Compact Grants Press Release (PDF) 03-16-21 Community Compact Grants Press Release (PDF)
02-03-21 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Press Release (PDF) 02-03-21 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Press Release (PDF)
01-26-21 8th Annual WinterFest Press Release (PDF) 01-26-21 8th Annual WinterFest Press Release (PDF)
01-12-21 January Insurrection Press Release (PDF) 01-12-21 January Insurrection Press Release (PDF)
01-07-21 Fiscal Year 2021 Tax Rate Set Press Release (PDF) 01-07-21 Fiscal Year 2021 Tax Rate Set Press Release (PDF)