Welcome to the website for the

Town of HARDWICK, MASSACHUSETTS
and the villages of
Gilbertville, Wheelwright and Old Furnace

town seal
On this site, you will be able to:

Town of Hardwick
Myron E. Richardson Municipal Building
307 Main Street, P.O. Box 575
Gilbertville, MA  01031

Nicole Parker, Town Administrator
Phone: (413) 477-6197 Ext. 101
Fax:  (413) 477-6703
Cell: (413) 388-1115
email:  admin@townofhardwick.com

Hours:
Monday: 9 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 9 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: Closed

access Emergency Notifications
obtain valuable information and public records
access many municipal services
Board of Health Covid-19 information
Telephone and Email Directory
Agendas of all town and regional meetings
or call (413) 285-2709
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Public Informational Meeting

Monday, October 3, 2022 @ 6:30 p.m.
Hardwick Elementary School; 76 Schoolhouse Drive

To gather information regarding a potential agritourism destination located at 228 Barre Road. Click here for details.

Thursday, September 29 at Noon, NRCS will host an open meeting over Zoom. This is an opportunity to provide input on natural resource priorities for the NRCS and the state conservationist. Agricultural producers, owners/operators of nonindustrial private forest land, professionals representing agricultural and natural resource interests, and individuals representing a variety of disciplines in the soil, water, wetland, plant, forestry, and wildlife sciences are all welcome. For complete details click here.

Every four years, the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) is tasked to produce a long-range transportation plan for the region that will include the region’s priorities and the financial plan with the capital investments for the next 20 years. They would like to connect with individuals or groups that are interested in the topic of transportation. Please respond to this survey as it will allow them to assess the needs of our community. Click here for more info.

Vacancies

Part Time - MART Van Driver
Highway Department - Working Foreman

Voting Information

A voter registration session will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit an application to vote by mail
for the November 8, 2022 State Election. Download a Vote by Mail Application here.

Early In-Person voting will be at the Municipal Building in the Board of Selectmen's Room as follows:

Saturday, October 22, 2022: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monday, October 24, 2022: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 29, 2022: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, October 31, 2022: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, November 2, 2022: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

There are now 3 Planet Aid boxes for textiles at the Recycling Center.

September Senior Center Newsletter and Menu

Final Minutes of August 22, 2022 Special Town Meeting

New Board/Committee/Staff Apppointments

Baystate Wing Hospital and the QVCDC Quaboag Connector partner to bring transportation services from Hardwick to healthcare in the region. Click here for details.

The USDA has reissued the letter of conditions and the town sewer project is back on track. Revised Letter of Conditions and Letter of Intent to Meet Conditions

When a sewage discharge or overflow occurs within the Town of Hardwick, the Hardwick WPCF and/or Sewer Department sends out a public advisory notification. Sign up to receive public advisory text notifications send email to: HardwickWPCF@townofhardwick.com. Leave your full name and cell number with a request to receive these text messages.

We want to hear from you! The Hardwick Board of Health wants to understand how people feel about tick bites as we work to launch an educational campaign to prevent illness from bites. Taking this survey will help you and your community by allowing the Board of Health to better understand ways to serve the needs of our community.

Click here to get started on our short survey!

Community Legal Aid for Central and Western Massachusetts

Open Meeting Law Training

Resources for Hardwick Senior Citizens

Hardwick YouTube Channel (Selectmen's Meetings)
Town Administrator's Reports
Take this survey about Hardwick's needs for Emergency Medical Services
Resources for Drug and Alcohol Use
Emergency call 911

Annual Town Meeting Final Minutes and
Annual Town Report

Assessors Maps
Updated 4/11/2022

If you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19,
or have tested positive,
click here for important guidance guidelines.

Vaccine Clinics for Hardwick Residents.

All available information regarding the COVID-19 virus can be found here. This page includes case counts, available assistance, etc. Please check back regularly for updates that will be posted as soon as they are available. For vaccine information click here.

1991 Documents acknowledging acceptence as Historic Districts Hardwick, Massachusetts
Gilbertville Historic District and
Hardwick Center Historic District

FREE MEALS for anyone under the age of 18 at QRHS and Hardwick Elementary School, every Monday through Friday. Click here for details.

MART will deliver food packages to patrons of the Food Pantry and assist in other transportation required to meet essential needs. Click here for details.

Hardwick Sewer Project
Preliminary Engineering Report
(very large file)

Gilbertville Water District Rules and Regulations
for Water Use

Have you been a victim of Identity Theft?
Click here for a packet of resources and instructions for steps you can take. The Hardwick/New Braintree Police Department will assist you but unfortunately, you are burdened with resolving your own credit problems. You must act quickly and assertively to minimize the damage to your good name and credit history.

There have been multiple reports of Unemployment Fraud, whereby people have filed for benefits under someone else's name. If you think this has happened to you, click here to report it to the State, and also inform the Hardwick PD.

The town's Drop Box is for all correspondence to the Town of Hardwick. Voter registrations, dog licenses, tax payments, and any other documents residents need to submit to the Town may be dropped off at this secure location.

Sign up for Hardwick's Virtual Common, a volunteer-run email discussion list where residents of Hardwick/New Braintree can connect to ask for help or share resources.

CodeRedCodeRED provides high-speed notification to Hardwick residents whenever needed. The CodeRED system provides Hardwick officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire Hardwick community. CLICK THE LOGO TO SIGN UP. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

Available to rent for functions: Hardwick Town House - click here

The Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.

Check back often. The site will be updated regularly.

Webmaster: Julie Murkette