Town Hall Phones
(413) 238-5577 To connect to all departments
Town Hall Email Addresses
Annual Town Election and Meeting
First Saturday in May. Town business official postings are at Town Hall Ramp & on the Bulleting Board outside Corners Grocery.
Regular Hours: Wednesday Noon – 4 PM and Saturday 8 AM – 4 PM
Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day): Wednesday 3 PM – 7 PM and Saturday 8 AM – 4 PM
Renew annually. Valid July 1 to June 30. $50 permit fee ($40 for seniors), $2 for 2nd car. $10 late fee applies after August 15. Application available online, at Compactor and Town Hall — may also be mailed in: PO Box 247, Worthington, MA or left in the Drop Box outside the door at Town Hall. Worthington Residents Only
Annually beginning January 1st, available from Town Clerk, for all dogs age 4 months and older. Proof of current rabies vaccination required. $5 spayed/neutered, $10 female/male. Late fee is $20. Last day is March 31. Currently no local rabies clinic.
Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes are billed quarterly with payments due August 1st, November 1st, February 1st, and May 1st. First and Second payments will be estimated based on the previous year’s bill. Third and Fourth payments reflect any changes in valuation and the new tax rate.
Motor Vehicle Excise is billed throughout the year as lists come in from the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
Water District (if applicable) is billed quarterly with payments due August 1st, November 1st, February 1st, and May 1st. Bills reflect a base rate plus metered usage. Water commissioners: Steve Schulze, Trip Shaw and John Sullivan. Annual meeting in June, watch for posting.
Right to Farm
It is the policy of this community to conserve, protect and encourage the maintenance and improvement of agricultural land for the production of food, and other agricultural products, and also for its natural and ecological value. This disclosure notification is to inform buyers or occupants that the property they are about to acquire or occupy lies within a town where farming activities occur. Such farming activities may include, but are not limited to, activities that cause noise, dust and odors. Buyers or occupants are also informed that the location of property within the Town may be impacted by commercial agricultural operations including the ability to access water services for such property under certain circumstances.
Barbara Newton of Eric A. Kinsherf, CPA: Every other Friday 9:30 AM-5 PM
Animal Control Officer
Elizabeth Mollison 238-5378. Please put license tags on dogs
Jean Boudreau, Gary Ouimet and Richard Wagner, Chair; Tuesday evenings 6:30 PM at Town Hall. Messages left at 238-5577 (x104) will be accessed.
Board of Health
Katrin Kaminsky, Diane Brenner, Camille Smith. 2nd Saturday, 9AM at Town Hall. Messages left at 238-5577 (x110) for Town Clerk will be accessed. Group rate septic pumping annually in October.
Season is January 15 to May 1. Leave message at 238-4445 by 8 PM the night prior to selected burn date.
Building Commissioner: Charlene Baiardi (cell) 530-721-7571 or 238-5577 Ext. 101. Office Hours by appointment Thursdays at Town Hall. Saturday inspections on request.
Wiring Inspector: Michael O’Melia 9413) 354-6531(work). Final as well as rough inspection required on all new wiring. $75 per inspection (rough & final)
Plumbing Inspector: Paul Graham (413) 626-2745 (cell) $50 per inspection
Gas Inspector: Donald Lawton (413) 268-7487 (home). Inspection required on all new gas service & appliance hook-ups $50 per inspection
Pat Kennedy – Center Cemetery
Diane Meehan – Ringville Cemetery
Willard Brown – North Cemetery
Mary Orisich – Historical Cemeteries
Cindy Manley – Commissioner at large
Mary Gerken, Chair 561-5862 (cell). Meeting 3rd Thursday, 7 PM at Town Hall
Council on Aging
Phyllis Dassatti, Director, 238-4294 (home)
Chief Rick Scott 238-4445. Meeting 1st Monday at Fire Station 7 PM
David Mendelsohn, Emergency Management Director
Cork Nugent, Superintendent 238-5830; Town Yard 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Leona Arthen, Librarian 238-5565. Hours:
- Tuesday 3-7: PM
- Thursday 3-7: PM
- Saturday 11:30 AM – 3 PM
(1 patron at a time inside; and when the green light at back door is on, it’s safe to come in)
Bart Niswonger, Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Reinke, 238-0400. Office hours 1st Tuesday, 6 PM at the Police/Fire Station email@example.com
Amy Wang, Chair
Meeting bi-weekly at 6:30pm Tuesday evenings at Town Hall via Zoom. See Community Calendar for call in/log in info
Selectboard office hours – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10 AM – 5 PM & Wednesday 1-6pm at Town Hall…238-5577 (x100)
Allison Todd, Chair. Meeting 2nd Thursday, 6:30 PM at RH Conwell Elementary School
Kirsten Henshaw 238-5577 (x103). and Assistant Collector, Office Hours – Wednesday 10 AM – NOON at Town Hall
Katrin Kaminsky 238-5577 (x110). Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 10 AM -2PM by appointment at Town Hall
Ben Brown 238-5995 (home). Roadside maple trees planted free of charge on suitable sites
Call 587-1299 to make an appointment
Zoning Board of Appeals
By appointment. Contact Town Hall