Recent Announcements

Northgate's Presentation to Planning Board

A video recording of Northgate's July 28, 2021, presentation to the Planning Board is available from the Select Board's page. Click here to access the page and link. (posted July 29, 2021, at 5:30 pm)


Northgate Resort's Representative to Present on Proposal at Planning Board Meeting July 28, 2021  (6:30 PM in the Nessacus School Auditorium) (posted July 22, 2021, at 4:35 pm)

Please see the Planning Board Meeting posting and Agenda on the Planning Board's Agenda and Minutes page here 


Be sure to double-check the date, time, and location of the meeting.


Northgate's proposal was received in June.  The Select Board accepted the application and referred the matter to the Planning Board for review and a recommendation. The Select Board will consider before voting on the Special Permit Application to operate in Hinsdale. 


Read the proposal, click here and learn more about the Town's review process that happens before Select Board action on this request.  


DPW Superintendent Search Underway

The Board immediately set plans in motion to begin searching for Hall's replacement.  Hinsdale residents interesting in serving on the search committee for a new DPW Superintendent should submit a letter of interest to the Select Board at  The board will accept letters until 9:00 am on July 28, 2021, and appoint individuals to the search committee at their meeting that evening at 7:00 p.m. The position shall be advertised immediately. See the next article for more information on current searches.


Town seeks DPW Superintendent, Treasurer-Collector, and Library Director.

The Town is currently advertising to hire a new DPW Superintendent, Treasurer-Collector, and Library Director.  For more information, see the Jobs and Volunteering page.

Plunkett Beach Reopened per Board of Health

(7/23/2021 2:30 pm)

Board of Health Agent Fred Sears just reported that Plunkett Beach could reopen.  The test today showed the water at safe levels again, well below the maximum allowable limit.

I have removed the Beach Closing announcement to prevent confusion, but if you wish to see what was posted about the closing, click this link.

Farmers Market Coupons

Farmers Market Coupons are available to qualified residents.  For more information, click here.

Fish Consumption Advisory for Plunkett

To read the fish consumption advisory for Plunkett, click here.  

Fish Consumption Advisory for Ashmere

To read the fish consumption advisory for Ashmere Lake, click here.  

Open In-Person Meetings at Town Hall Allowed Again

The State COVID requirements now allow in-person meetings. People
are invited to attend committee and board meetings and to come into Town Hall for other business in person. 


Transfer Station Permits Available Now (FY2022)

FY22 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) transfer station permits are now available for purchase at the town hall and online. To access the Transfer Station, residents need a new vehicle permit each year. For more information, click here.

2020 Hinsdale Water Consumer Confidence Report 

To read the report, click to read or contact Water Department at 413-655-2300, ext. 307 for a hard copy. For South Ashmere Water Service, click here. For Ashmere Water Service, click here.

Covid Immunization Information, Updated May 17

Anyone age 12 and up is eligible to receive a COVID vaccine as of May 13, 2021. To find out more, click here
Visit https://www.getvaccinatedberkshires.orgfor help in scheduling an appointment.

For latest Covid information from the Board of Health, click here.

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