Donations Report

On behalf of the Town of Worthington and personally, I’d like to thank the over 75 organizations, individuals, and couples for their generous donations to the Covid-19 Relief Meals program this past year. To date we have served over 1,070 meals to folks who are in need.  The meals have been prepared and distributed from …

Worthington Zoning Poll

Worthington currently has a zoning requirement of 2 acres and 400 ft of frontage on a street, private or public, in order to build a residence. Some people find this frontage requirement to be particularly onerous. Other towns in our area have frontage requirements ranging from 200 ft (Chesterfield and Cummington) to 300 ft (Plainfield). …

Hilltown Food Bucks

The Hilltown Food Bucks Program allows income eligible Hilltowners to double their spending power at local retailers and farmstands through a program funded by the federal CARES Act.  Residents who are age 62 years or older, have a child enrolled in Free and Reduced School Meals, are a resident of low income housing, or are eligible for LIHEAP …

Covid-19 Household Study

A group of researchers from the Department of Economics and the School of Public Policy of the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and Indiana University are developing a study that examines the impacts of COVID-19 on households. They have created an extensive survey that includes questions on several areas of investigation: impacts on finances, food security, …

Emergency Services Study

The Town of Worthington has been collaborating with our neighbors in Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, and Plainfield to assess our Emergency Services and how we might be able to increase collaboration to better serve all our towns. Representatives from each of the towns have been meeting for about a year and a half with support from …

Board of Health Update January 24, 2021

The Worthington Board of Health has been alerted to several new cases in town. People testing positive and their close contacts have been notified and are following protocols for isolation and self-quarantine. Please continue to be diligent about wearing masks and maintaining distancing both indoors and out; minimize indoor contacts with people you don’t live …

ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION – SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2021

NOMINATION PAPERS NOW AVAILABLE FROM TOWN CLERK:LEAVE MESSAGE AT 238-5577 EXT 110 OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED BY BALLOT: TITLE TERM EXPIRATION OF TERM OF: SELECTMAN 3 YRS CHARLES ROSE ASSESSOR 3 YRS JEAN BOUDREAU BOARD OF HEALTH 3 YRS KATRIN KAMINSKY CEMETERY COMMISSIONER: CENTER CEMETERY 5 YRS PAT KENNEDY FINANCE COMMITTEE 3 YRS BART NISWONGER …

Special Covid-19 Message

Dear R.H. Conwell Community, I am writing to inform you that a person in our school community has tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, we have determined that the school will: Move to remote learning effective immediately, and will remain in a remote learning model through February 3. We will return to in person …