COVID-19 Schedule Impacts for the Town of Freetown

Coronavirus (Image from the CDC)

Note: This page was originally found as an urgent alert (accessible by clicking the red box at the top of pages across This was moved to the News & Announcements section as the bulk of Town buildings/offices have now re-opened. The rotating homepage banner image remains, and now leads to this page.

Town Departments / Buildings
Building/DepartmentClosed Until....
Freetown Council on AgingFor the immediate future, per order of the Board of Selectmen (3/17/20)
Regional School DistrictClosed for the remainder of the school year - please see for more information

The Freetown Town Hall is reopening on Thursday, June 17th, though individual office hours may vary. Appointments are strongly encouraged. If you do not have an appointment scheduled, you will be asked to call the office you are visiting and wait outside until the office can help you. Please see Town Hall Reopening Plan, below, which contains contact information for each office.

The James White Memorial Library in East Freetown will be open for browsing by appointment only starting Tuesday, July 28th. To schedule an appointment, please call 508-763-5344. For more information, please click here.No

Building/DepartmentRescheduled For...
Annual Rabies Clinic (March 22, 2020)No new date at this time
Annual Town Election (April 6, 2020)June 16, 2020 - Please click here for information on the Annual Town Election, which now allows for Early Voting by Mail
Cultural Council Easter Egg Hunt (April 11, 2020)Will not be rescheduled
Annual Fourth of July Fireworks & Parade (July 3-4, 2020)Will not be rescheduled. Please click here for a statement by the Parade & Fireworks Committee.
Annual Town Meeting (June 1, 2020)June 20, 2020, will now be held at Griffith Field at Apponequet High School. Please click here for more information.

Any additionaly closures or rescheduling will be posted to the Town's Facebook page as soon as they are known.

Town Departments / Buildings
Building/DepartmentRegular Hours/Schedule
Freetown Police DepartmentOpen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Freetown Fire/RescueOpen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Freetown Communications / DispatchOpen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Curbside Trash & RecyclingPlease click here for's Curbside Trash & Recycling section
Freetown Transfer StationRe-opening regular schedule, effective weekend of May 29th
We are eternally greatful to our first responders for keeping us safe at this time! And a special thank you goes out to Republic Services for keeping Curbside Trash & Recycling going at this time, without any planned interruptions!