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    PRESS RELEASE: Order Regulating Grocery Stores, Supermarkets, and Convenience Stores

    Today, the Northampton Board of Health and Public Health Director Merridith O’Leary, in order to reduce COVID-19 transmission in the community, issued the following order regarding grocery stores, supermarkets, and convenience stores... Read on...
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    Important Information Regarding Your Tax Bill

    The City of Northampton has adopted local options to extend due dates for real and personal property tax payments and applications for exemptions and a waiver of interest on certain municipal tax and other bills paid by June 1, 2020. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: City of Northampton Announces Plans for $1.2M in COVID-19 CDBG Emergency Funding

    Today, Mayor Narkewicz announced plans to use $1.2 million in federal CDBG funds to help the City of Northampton adapt to the COVID-19 crisis and to serve low- and moderate-income Northampton residents. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Order Closing School Play Areas, Parks & Recreation Facilities

    Merridith O’Leary, Public Health Director for the City of Northampton, has issued an order closing school play areas and parks and recreation facilities in the City of Northampton to the public... Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Extends Payment Due Dates for City Bills/Exemptions & Tax Deferral Applications

    Mayor David J. Narkewicz, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor, is announcing the extension of due dates for city bills... Read on...
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    Press Release: City of Northampton Offices to Remain Closed Until May 4

    ...Northampton municipal offices and buildings will remain closed to the public and non-emergency personnel until May 4. Read on...
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    City of Northampton to Open Temporary Emergency Shelter with ServiceNet at Northampton High School

    Northampton, MA: Mayor David J. Narkewicz announced that on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 3:00 PM the City of Northampton, in partnership with ServiceNet, will open an emergency 24/7 shelter at Northampton High School (NHS)... Read on...
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    EMERGENCY SHELTER: Volunteers, Donations & Staff Needed!

    The City of Northampton’s Emergency Management Team is working with ServiceNet and other local partners to open an emergency shelter at Northampton High School for our homeless neighbors. Read on...
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    Shelter Volunteers Needed!

    A 70-cot shelter is ready for occupancy at the Northampton High School. Volunteers are needed for 8-hour shifts with 3 volunteers per shift. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Mayor of Northampton Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Today Mayor David J. Narkewicz of Northampton announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Mayor is in isolation at home and continuing to work remotely, where he hopes to make a full recovery from the virus. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Board of Health to close gyms, nail & hair salons, and more...

    Effective Saturday, March 21, 12:01 am, all athletic clubs and gyms, spas, nail and hair salons, body art establishments including tattoo and body piercing parlors and aesthetician services are closed. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Narkewicz Declares a Local State of Emergency in Northampton

    Northampton, MA - Effective Immediately, Mayor David Narkewicz has declared a local state of emergency for the City of Northampton in response to the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). Read on...
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    Changes at the Department of Public Works Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Please see the following important changes at the Department of Public Works (DPW) due to the Coronavirus Health Crisis Read on...
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    MEMORANDUM: City of Northampton Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

    Today, Mayor Narkewicz issued a memorandum to City of Northampton Department Heads communicating the additional measures the city is taking in the hopes to further slow the potential spread of COVID-19. Read on...
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