Board of Health

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Mission Statement:

The mission of the Board of Health is to develop and maintain innovative programs to safeguard and improve the general health of the citizens of the Town. Responsibilities include developing and promoting disease prevention and wellness programs as well as improving health education and environmental awareness. The Board of Health is also responsible for interpreting and enforcing the provisions of the State Public Health Code, State Sanitary Code, State and local Environmental Code.


1. Enforce Title 5; State Sanitary Code (Septic System Regulations) as well as involvement with all new septic systems, failures and repairs.
2. Inspect food establishments, camps, pools and housing. Enforce massage regulations.
3. Issue beaver trap permits.
4. Maintain records of communicable disease.
5. Issue permits for drinking water wells as well as monitoring the safety of drinking water.
6. Coordinate availability and disbursement of vaccines.
7. Manage the trash and recycling contract.
8. Issue permits related to health.




Office Hours: Mon. - Thurs: 9AM to 3PM

Phone: 413-566-2151 x102
Fax: 413-566-2010

Norm Charest
John Flynn Chair
Vincent Villamaino
Jane Budynkiewicz, Clerk
Board of Health Agent - Lorri McCool

Transfer Station Hours
Tuesday 12-4
Saturday 8-4
Annual Transfer Permit
$40 Resident - $20 Senior