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General Town office hours are
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Please see Town Office tab for individual Departments posted hours    

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Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Baker-Polita Administration Awards $905,000 to Municipalities to Restore Rivers by Replacing Failing Infastructure
Colrain-$90,000: The Town of Colrain will conduct field data collection, engineering and design, and permitting for a culvert replacement on an un-named tributary to the North River. Replacing the culvert will provide passage for fish and wildlife,and improve Colrain's infastructure by reducingthe risk of culvert failure.

Fall "Clean Sweep" Bulky Waste Recycling Day

Franklin County Solid Waste District's "Clean Sweep" Bulky Waste Recycling Day is
Saturday, October 21,
from 9 a.m. to noon, at 3 locations.

Griswold Memorial Library Repair Colrain: fixit day

Griswold Memorial Library invites you to Repair Colrain:
a free fixit day!

on Saturday, September 16, 1-4pm
at Catamount Country Store 113 Main Rd,Colrain
Why have a free repair day in Colrain?


• It’s our tradition. New Englanders have always mended, fixed, and repaired.
• We can pass on these valuable skills before they are forgotten.
• Community coming together to fix stuff is fun!
• Products today are made to throw away, but why not fix them and save money?See attachment for what to bring.

Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Saturday, September 23, 2017
GCC Main Campus and Orange Transfer Station
Pre-Registraton Required By September 15th

Town of Colrain,Management Letter

Town of Colrain, Massachusetts
Management Letter
for the Year Ended June 30, 2016

Basic Financial Statements

 Town of Colrain Massachusetts
Report on the Examination of Basic Financial Statements
For the Year Ended June 30, 2016

EMT of the year

Colrain Man Awarded EMT of the Year
Fellow emergency responders wanted to suprise Kevin Worden II with his EMT of the Year Award from the Franklin County Emergency Medical Technicians Association, but their plan was foiled when an ambulance call came during the meeting assembled for the presentation. 

Compassionate Community

Be it known, that theTown of Colrain is a compassionate community whose residents respect the rights, dignity, and integrity of its citizens and visitors. As a welcoming community, we celebrate diversity, honor privacy and safety, and affirm and promotee quality for all.


Home Improvement & Repair Loans and Grants

Rural Housing Repair and Rehabilitation Loans are funded directly by the Government. These loans and grants are avaiiable to assist people who live on rural communities with a population of 20,000 or less. The Very Low-Income Housing Repair program provides loans and grants to very low-income homeowners to repair, improve, or modernize their dwelling or to remove health and safety hazards.
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Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program

Do you have an old woodstove? Stay ahead of winter and upgrade  with help from MassCEC rebate!

Proposed Highway Garage Reconstruction


Last year the Town was fortunate to receive a federal grant award of $1,000,000 to fund a much needed reconstruction of the highway garage. Since then the Selectmen have been working with the engineering firm of Weston and Sampson to design and cost estimate the potential project.

Preliminary cost estimates have revealed a likely project cost exceeding the available grant funding. Currently the Selectman are contemplating various scenarios to fill the potential funding gap, while at the same time continuing to refine the design and cost estimates. The Selectmen contemplate bringing a final proposal to the Town for approval sometime in the next few months. In the meantime; here is a rendering of the project as it stands today. Please stop at the Town Office or attend a Selectmen meeting to ask questions or further discuss this important potential project


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