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Important Information
and Recent Notices


For Recent Notice Archives, click here.

To read the USDA Adverse Action letter the town recently received regarding defunding the sewer projects, click here.

Hardwick July Newsletter

Gilbertville Rapid Recovery Plan Public Forum
Monday, July 19 at 7 pm

Links in the PDF to connect via Zoom will work

Quarterly Taxes are due Monday, August 2

Senior Center July Newsletter

Grab & Go Meals are available for children ages 0-18 at NO COST every Monday from 3:30-7 pm at Quabbin Middle/High School. Parents will receive 7 days worth of food. Click here for details. FREE MEALS for anyone under the age of 18 at QRHS and Hardwick Elementary School,
every Monday through Friday. Click here for details.

Click here to listen to recording of the June 5 meeting of the Board of Selectmen and Sewer Commissioners

Board of Health Clerk (p/t)
Finance Committee
March was the one-year anniversary of the pandemic shutdown. Hardwick resident, Dedie King, interviewed 20 other residents about their experiences. Click here for a link to her video. Special Review Process Request (EEA #16398) Wheelwright Pond Dam Removal Project
Hardwick & New Braintree Click here

For Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Hardwick residents, click here. For complete information on Covid-19 vaccinations, click here

Click here for a link to the Letter of Conditions from the USDA dated May 28, 2021 regarding the Sewer Project.
Recycling Center Stickers for Fiscal Year 2022 will be available for purchase beginning July 1, 2021 thru June 30, 2022. ($50 for town residents; $80 for out of town) Your sticker can be purchased at the Recycling Center during normal business hours.  A current sticker is required to use the facility.

Effective May 29: The Commonwealth’s mask order is rescinded. The Department of Public Health has issued a new mask advisory consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance.  Masks are still mandatory for all individuals on public and private transportation systems (including rideshares, livery, taxi, ferries, MBTA, Commuter Rail and transportation stations), in healthcare facilities and in other settings hosting vulnerable populations, such as congregate care settings. For complete info click here.

2021 Annual Town Election Results

Assessors Maps
Updated 4/13/2021
National Grid Introduces a Better Way to Stay Informed During a Power Outage.
Click here
for information.
Microenterprise Assistance Grants available for small businesses impacted by Covid-19.
Click here for details.

The Hardwick Recycling Center will be closed on the following federal holidays: Christmas Day, New Years Day, Independence Day, and Veterans Day when the actual holiday occurs on a Wednesday or Saturday.

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.

Emergencies can happen at any time.
Make sure your family knows how to get in touch with each other if you are not all together or if normal communications systems are disrupted. Click here to learn how to make an emergency plan for your family.

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 you must also inform the Hardwick PD.
Click here for all COVID-19 updates Resources for Drug and Alcohol Use
Emergency call 911

If you feel COVID-19 symptoms, stay home to avoid exposing others. Check your symptoms and connect to telehealth at for information.

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.
Emergency Child Care for Massachusetts Families & Essential Workers

USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Information about new cemetery regulations:
NO planting of flowers, bushes or trees
at Hardwick Cemeteries.

State Agricultural Officials urge residents to check plants for Spotted Lanternfly. Click here for more information. Bears are active and searching for food: take precautions. Click here for more information. Emerald Ash Borer Infestation
The Hardwick Police Department has been relocated to the New Braintree Town Hall, 20 Memorial Drive, New Braintree. FID and LTC processing will now occur at the new location. Hardwick Community Development Program Information
Hardwick Girl Scout Troops Forming
Click here for more information
Click here to learn about Hardwick's amazing biodiversity: rare, endangered, and threatened species of wildlife and plant life.
Download brochure about food producers,
markets and resources in north-central Mass.

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