Statement of Mayor David Narkewicz on Removal of Temporary Main Street Project - September 11, 2020 (PDF)


The City of Northampton received a $199,800 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Shared Streets and Spaces program to support expanded temporary improvements to Main Street in Downtown Northampton. With this funding, the Commonwealth is actively supporting Northampton's ability to complete enhancements to Main Street that create safe shared and open spaces that enhance socially distanced enjoyment by pedestrians, bicyclists, visitors, and people who want to shop downtown. With this major installation scheduled for August 18 through the 22nd, Northampton continues its ongoing economic development activities to support Northampton businesses as they work to survive the pandemic.

Shared Streets & Space Town Hall Meeting with Downtown Business Owners

September 10, 2020

Shared Streets & Space Town Hall Meeting

August 13, 2020

Main Street Plan

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Please take this short survey to let us know what you think of the Shared Streets & Spaces project in downtown Northampton.

Informational Flyer

Main Street Demo Flyer

Outdoor Dining

If you are looking to expand your restaurant operations into the newly expanded street space, please review the Temporary Outdoor Dining web page. Also linked on this page are the applications to apply for an extension of premises for a Common Victualler license holder and liquor license holders. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Annie Lesko at

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