Effective September 15, 2021, per order of the Colrain Select Board, face masks are required for everyone (employees, public officials and the public) in all Town facilities - Town Office and Police Station, Fire Department, Library, Highway Garage and its meeting room.

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Office Hours

Tax Collector: 413-624-5549
Tues & Thurs 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Director of Assessing: 413-624-3356
Tue & Thu 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Town Clerk: 413-624-7100
Tues, Wed, Thurs 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
or by appointment.

Building Inspector: 413-624-4728
Wed 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Online Permitting

Police Department: 413-624-3038
Mon 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Town Administrator: 413-624-6306
Mon - Thu 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
and by appointment.

Administrative Assistant: 413-624-4729
Mon, Tues, Wed 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Notary Public Services available to Colrain residents free of charge. Please call in advance, have proof of identification available (preferably a current driver's license) and do not sign documents until witnessed by the Notary).


The Town of Colrain, Massachusetts is located in Franklin County north of Shelburne Falls. The eastern border of Colrain follows the Green River, bordering Leyden with Greenfield to the southeast. To the west lies Heath, with Charlemont to the southwest, and to the north are the towns of Halifax and Guilford, Vermont. The town is in the northeastern part of the Berkshires and is home to two state forests, Catamount State Forest to the Southwest, and half of the H.O. Cook State Forest to the northeast.

The Town of Colrain has the most active dairy farms of any Massachusetts town and a long history of family farms.

Town Offices are located at 55 Main Road in Colrain.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Town of Colrain will not discriminate in its employment practices, on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability, maternity leave, genetic information, active military status, or another basis prohibited under or federal anti-discrimination statutes. This shall include such areas as recruitment, selection, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, reasonable accommodation for disabilities or religious practices, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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