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    PRESS RELEASE: Northampton Announces Planned Closure of Temporary Emergency Shelter at NHS

    Today, Mayor David J. Narkewicz announced that Northampton, in close collaboration with ServiceNet, will transition operations from the emergency shelter at Northampton High School (NHS) back to existing local facilities on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Read on...
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    Northampton Board of Health Amends Covid-19 Rules for Wearing of Face Coverings In Public Places

    Today Northampton issued revised mandatory orders for wearing face coverings in public places. The latest rules expand upon and clarify rules issued earlier. Read on...
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    City of Northampton Releases $125,000 in Emergency Business Grants

    Mayor David J. Narkewicz announced today that the city is providing $125,000 in emergency business grants to 23 Northampton businesses that are pivoting to address the economic challenges of COVID-19 from its CDBG grants allocation. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Northampton Reopens Select Parks and Recreation Areas

    On April 4, 2020, Northampton ordered the closing of school play areas, parks and recreation areas, and play structures to the public. Effective May 8, 2020, Director O’Leary will lift part of the order to allow the use of the certain recreation areas. Read on...
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    Northampton’s Building Commissioner Announces Retirement after 15 Years of Service

    Northampton’s Building Commissioner, Louis Hasbrouck, has announced his retirement, effective June 19, 2020, after a 15-year career with the city. Read on...
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    Testing In City Shelter Indicates Virtually No Coronavirus Spread

    Testing conducted this week at the city’s shelter for homeless individuals at Northampton High School indicated minimal presence of COVID-19. Read on...
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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: 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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    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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    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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    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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