The Board of Selectmen held an Emergency Meeting to address the COVID-19 situation and the orders of Governor Baker. The Board of Selectmen moved to officially declare a Local State of Emergency as of 3 pm on 3/16/20. The Board of Selectmen also moved to close the Town Hall to the public.
On 4/29/20 the Board of Selectmen moved to close the Town Hall through 5/18/20. This closure was continued as part of the towns conformance to Governor Baker's latest orders and his current reopening plan. Revaluation and adjustment of the towns responses is made in current weekly joint meetings between the Board of Selectmen and the Board of Health. Town Hall employees will continue to work remotely and remain available via email and by phone where possible. Contact information for officials and departments may be found on the appropriate corresponding pages of the town website. The Board has also determined to postpone the Annual Town Meeting and the Annual Town Elections. On 4/13/20 the Board formally set a new date for the Annual Town Election. The election has been called for 6/16/2020. For more information on elections click here. However, per State guidelines, nomination papers for local office were still due by 3/31/2020. No date has yet been determined for the Annual Town Meeting. We appreciate your patience during this time. More information and an official statement from the Board of Selectmen will appear under the News & Annoucements category.
Dunstable Fire, Police, and Highway Departments also remain operational and prepared to address issues that may arise regarding the COVID-19 threat. The Dunstable Police department is available to conduct welfare checks and address imminent needs for local residents.