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City Buildings Closed to Public

Easthampton City Hall, the Council of Aging, Public Schools, and all other public buildings have
been closed to the public since Monday, March 16, 2020 to protect members of the public and
city employees. All core municipal services are ongoing without disruption.
Effective September 1, 2020 this closure will now extend through Tuesday, December 31, 2020.
Core municipal services will remain as they have been provided since Monday, March 16, 2020.
Effective Wednesday, July 15, 2020, members of the public have been allowed to schedule inperson
appointments with city departments. These appointments will take place outside of City
Hall (50 Payson Ave.). Accessible semi – enclosed tents are setup outside with chairs and tables.
The number of city employees in buildings continues to slowly increase BUT working remotely
as much as possible is STRONGLY encouraged.

Public Safety Complex

The Public Safety Complex lobby at 32 Payson Avenue will continue to be accessible area to the
public. However, the public will not have access to community meeting rooms. Drug drop off,
and firearms licensing processing are suspended until further notice. Public contact with
Dispatch will be via the lobby phone. Additionally, the sharps dispensary container was
relocated to the lobby.
The actions are a part of a city-wide risk-mitigation strategy to reduce the continued heightened regional risk of cross-contamination. We are working closely with federal, state, and surrounding communities to reduce the spread of the virus further.
In order to ensure the continuing necessity of this Emergency Order, the Mayor for the City of Easthampton shall review and, as necessary, continue, amend, supersede or revoke this Order on or before December 31, 2020.
Ordered this 27th day of August 2020.
The City of Easthampton, Massachusetts

 -Mayor Nicole LaChapelle 


The Easthampton Council on Aging & Enrichment Center (ECOAE) is a municipal department of the City of Easthampton.


The ECOAE provides information, and some direct services to Easthampton residents age 55+  The ECOAE has many relevant resources for seniors, their caregivers, families and others dealing with age related issues.

 The ECOAE works in conjunction with Easthampton city departments and various senior service agencies.  Our mission and purpose is: to provide social, recreational, health/fitness, programming, free outreach resources and help including intervention, information.We offer educational seminars and  programs for senior residents in Easthampton, and secondarily, seniors in the surrounding communities.


The Easthampton Council on Aging has included "Enrichment Center" in its title to broaden awareness of our many levels of service and programs for area residents age 55+.  Priority is given to Easthampton residents age 55+,there are some exceptions for events and programs held at the center so they are open to all communities/ages.  Please call 527-6151 for more information if you are interested in attending programming or events and can not find your answer listed on our website or newsletter.

19 Union Street, Easthampton, MA  01027 | Call  413-527-6151 

Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8AM - 4PM,

Tuesday & Thursday 8AM - 7PM,

Saturday 9AM - Noon