Municipal Center
29 Depot Street
Douglas, MA 01516

508-476-4000

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday:
8:30 AM-1:00 PM
1:30 PM-4:00 PM

Tuesdays: Open Until 6:00 PM

State and Federal Holidays and 1/2 Day Christmas Eve: CLOSED


Any changes of hours can be found in individual departments.



ONLINE PAYMENTS

STATEMENT REGARDING CEDAR STREET

Please disregard any private signs in the vicinity of Cedar Street indicating that the street is (or will be) closed.  This matter is currently in litigation.  Cedar Street will remain open for public travel.  Anyone having questions or concerns regarding this matter should contact the Board of Selectmen’s Office.  Thank you.

The Soldiers Monument, located at the Town Common, was dedicated in 1908 to the memory of Unknown Soldiers and Sailors that were lost during the American Revolution, The Civil War and the Spanish American War. The Town Monuments and Memorials Committee rededicated the 3 inch Griffin Rifles that flank the monument on Veterans Day in 2014 with funding from a matching MA Department of Veterans Services grant. For more information see the Veteran Directors FY14 Annual Report.

News and Announcements

WATER/SEWER READING METERS

The Water Department will be meter reading between
February 1, 2016 –February 29, 2016.
Please clear all snow from meters.
The meter is usually located at the outside Electrical Box.
If you have any questions to where your meter is located
please e-mail Lee at : lbloniasz@douglasma.org.
Thank you for your assistance.

MUNICIPAL ENERGY AGGREGATION - UPDATE

The new rates with ConEdison started on January 4, 2016.  Please note, if you are part of this program, the new rate will show up on the second page of your February National Grid bill under “Supply Services”.

COMMUNITY ELECTRICITY AGGREGATION

Residents who are not currently locked into a contract for the supply of electricty will be receiving letters from the "Town of Douglas c/o Con Edison Solutions".  

This is a legitimate letter, the towns people voted for this program at the May 4, 2015 Annual Town Meeting and the program was approved by the Department of Public Utilities.  

MASSCEA - Community Electricity Aggregation Information Video - English

MASSCEA - Community Electricity Aggregation Information Video - Spanish

MASSCEA - Community Electricity Aggregation Information Video - French

Community Electricity Aggregation Flyer

Frequently Asked Questions

Opt-out cards should be mailed within 30 days of postmark on the letter.

If you still have questions, please call Suzanne Kane in the Selectmen's Office at 508-476-4000 ext. 100

MANCHAUG STREET BRIDGE CLOSING

Please be advised that the Mass Department of Transportation will be working on the Manchaug Street Bridge at Saint Denis Cemetery from December 14th to December 23rd.  The bridge will be closed to all traffic starting on December 16th.  Please use the detour that is currently in place during this time.


Thank you,
John J. Furno
Highway Superintendent
 

STRATEGIC BUDGET COMMITTEE PRESENTATION

The Strategic Budget Committee's Five Year Forcact Presentation can be found on the Strategic Budget Committee's Home Page.

The Strategic Budget Committee's Recommendations can be found on the Strategic Budget Committe's Home Page also.

Presentation video at the Middle School Auditorium, September 29, 2015.

Presentation video during the Strategic Budget Committee, September 15, 2015.

CATCH BASINS

Please help the Highway Department keep the roads from flooding by keeping fallen leaves clear from catch basins.

TRANSFER STATION PERMITS AVAILABLE

See the Board Of Health page for more information.

CONSERVATION COMMISSION OPENINGS

There are currently THREE openings on the Conservation Commission.

Please see the Openings - Boards/Committees on the Board of Seletmen's Page for more information

BOARD / COMMITTEE OPENINGS

Want to give back to your communtiy or become more involved?

More information.

Meeting Calendar & Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Videos

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, February 16
7:00 PM, Board of Selectmen
7:00 PM, Economic Dev. Com.
7:00 PM, Finance Committee

Wednesday, February 17
7:00 PM, Building & Facility Const. Com.

Tuesday, February 23
7:00 PM, Library Board of Trustees
7:00 PM, Planning Board

Wednesday, February 24
7:00 PM, School Committee

Monday, February 29
6:30 PM, Board of Health
7:00 PM, Cable Advisory Com.

Tuesday, March 1
07:00 AM, PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Wednesday, March 2
7:00 PM, School Committee
7:00 PM, Zoning Board of Appeals

Thursday, March 3
6:00 PM, Board of Assessors

Monday, March 7
7:00 PM, Conservation Commission

Tuesday, March 8
7:00 PM, Planning Board

Meetings crossed out were previously scheduled and have since been cancelled