Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - Live Local Emergency Management Updates Daily at 10am and Re-broadcast Evenings at 7 on ABMI Cable

In response to the Governor’s most recent stay-at-home advisory, we have made adjustments in town services to protect the best interests of our staff, residents, businesses, and visitors. For a status of all town services, please use the chart below. We urge everyone to follow the advisory, remain at home as much as possible, and continue with social distancing.

The Local Emergency Management Team will provide Daily (weekday) COVID-19 Updates at 10am. 
These updates will be televised on our Local Government ABMI channel (Verizon Channel 45, Comcast Channel 11), or watch via LIVE STREAM on the ABMI Website (select the Government Channel Live Stream).

To submit a question via email to the Local Emergency Management Team, please CLICK HERE 

Depending on the number of questions received, questions will be answered during the daily updates.

Automated Notifications

To email your questions or concerns, please CLICK HERE

Department

Current Status

For more information

Municipal Center

Closed

 

Departments are staffed and responding to all inquiries via phone and email.

Use the Department Contact list to reach a specific office

 

Or email

Covid19@bellinghamma.org

 

 

Inspectional Services

Hours Effective March 24th through April 7th:
Monday - Friday
700am - 1:00pm

APPLY FOR A PERMIT ONLINE

Important Construction Safety Guidelines

All Business by Appointment Only
508.966.5821

Click here to Email

Board of Health

Board of Health and our Public Health Nurse continue to closely monitor all information, events, and activities regarding COVID-19. 
CONFIRMED CASES IN BELLINGHAM

How to Practice Safe Social Distancing
APPLY FOR A PERMIT ONLINE

Call 508.966.5820

Police

Please do not access the building unless it is an emergency.

 

Click here for message from the Police Chief with important information regarding:

  • Firearms Licensing
  • Solicitor Permits
  • Fingerprinting

 

Call 911 for emergencies

Call 508.966.1515 for non-emergencies

 

Visit the Bellingham Police Department Facebook Page

Fire

Please do not access the building unless it is an emergency.

 

Per order of Governor Baker, all permits and inspections will be suspended until further notice.

Call 911 for emergencies

Call 508.966.1112 for non-emergencies

Schools

Closed (until MAY 4, 2020). 

 

We encourage families to access the Remote Learning Resource Center and view the school web site for up-to-date information.

 

Call 508.883.1706

 

 

Public Works

Meter replacements and home inspections are limited to emergencies only. Please call the office with questions.
 

All DPW work involving work entry into homes and businesses will be postponed where possible.  In the event of an emergency, DPW staff will enter with proper protective gear for the safety of our staff, residents, and business owners.

Call 508.966.5816 as needed

Click here to Email

DPW Facebook Page

 

Library

Closed

Click here for message from Director

Call 508.657.2776

Click here to Email
Library Facebook Page

 

Senior Center

Closed

Click here for message from the Director

Tri Valley Services Seeks Drivers for Meals on Wheels

Call 508.966.0398

Click here to Email

Senior Center Facebook Page

 

Town Clerk

By appointment only for time sensitive services

Click here for information on services provided by the Town Clerk;s Office

 

Call 508.657.2830

Click here to Email

 

Tax Collector

All payments may be made on-line or via the drive up Drop Box located at town hall.

For municipal lien certificates, please click here

 

Call 508.657.2848

Click here to Email

 

Housing Authority

Closed

 

 

Recycling Center

Located on Maple Street
Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9am - 3pm

Proof of Residency Required

Trash Pickup

Trash pickup remains in effect with no change in service at this time.

 

Veterans Services

Closed but emergency services are available by appointment.

Call 774.292.2437

 

Playgrounds and Athletic Fields

All town playgrounds, ball fields, athletic fields, basketball courts and other recreational areas are CLOSED to the public. Please do not attempt access to these facilities until further notice.

 

 

LOCAL BUSINESSES

Restaurants

Take-out, drive-thru and Delivery only

No dine-in services or on-site consumption allowed

Child Care Centers

Closed except for children of first responders

Grocery stores

Retail stores

Package stores

Home Improvement centers

Gas stations

Under the Governors stay-at-home advisory, these establishments may remain open, However, some businesses are reducing their hours of operation. Contact the individual stores for the latest.

 

 

Please be sure to practice social distancing at all times.

Movie theaters

Closed

Nursing Homes (Assisted Living Facilities)

Restrictions in place

 

FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL AGENCIES

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Click here for the latest information

Mass Dept of Public Health

Click here for the latest information

Or get the latest on their Twitter feed

 

White House

Corona Virus Guidelines for America: 15 Days to Slow the Spread

About the Corona Virus

News from the White House

Governor Baker

Emergency Declarations and Orders

Open Meeting law temporary modifications

 

Division of Unemployment

Click here for the latest information

 

Income Tax Filing Deadlines extended

The IRS has extended the FEDERAL tax filing deadline from April 1 to July 15, 2020.

The Commonwealth has extended the STATE  tax filing deadline from April 1 to July 15, 2020.

Guidance on Employee Rights and COVID-19

Click here for state guidance regarding employee’s rights and obligations under COVID-19

State Legislators

Mike Soter, Representative Email  or Website

 

Ryan Fattman, Senator Email