The Board of Selectmen voted to reschedule the Annual Town Election to June 29, 2020. More information to follow.

Emergency Preparedness

Click here to view Region 4a PHEP Agendas and meeting minutes https://mrc.wildapricot.org/Region-4A-PHEP-Agendas-and-Minutes

Click here to view and/or print an Emergency Survival Supply Kit List & Family Communication Plan

To learn more, visit: www.mass.gov/mema/ready or www.mass.gov/knowplanprepare or www.cdc.gov

Massachusetts Alerts - Free app for smartphones - visit: Massachusetts Alerts

Water: At least one gallon daily per person for three to seven days.

Food: At least enough for 3 to 7 days non-perishable packaged or canned food/juices foods for infants or the elderly

  • snack foods
  • non-electric can opener
  • cooking tools/fuel
  • paper plates/plastic utensil

Linens: Blankets, pillows, towels, facecloths and rags.

Clothing: Seasonal/rain gear/sturdy shoes

First Aid Kit: Medicines, prescription drugs, antiseptics, bandages, pain relievers

Special Items: Baby clothing, toys, supplies as well as anything elderly may need

Toiletries: Basic hygiene items and moisture wipes

Tools: A multi-tool or Swiss Army knife, flashlights with batteries, rope, tape, radio that is either battery operated or handcranked; fully charged cell phone with extra batter and a traditional telephone (landline) not cordless

Cash: Small bills, debit cards and credit cards

Entertainment: Books and board games, puzzle games

Important Documents: Keep copies of insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, passport, etc., in a waterproof container or watertight resealable plastic bag

Vehicle: Make sure tires are inflated and gas tank is full and vehicle is equipped with an emergency roadside repair kit. In the winter, a small shovel as well as sand, ice melter and blankets.

Pet Care Items: Proper identification/immunization records and medications should be kept in waterproof container

  • Ample supply of food and water
  • Moist towelettes for cleanups
  • Cat litter and small container
  • A carrier or cage equipped with blanket/newspaper
  • Muzzle and leash
  • Dog or cat toys