Welcome to Leverett

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Leverett, Massachusetts
Situated in western Massachusetts, Leverett is neighbor to the Five College area of Amherst, Hampshire, Smith, Mt. Holyoke and the University of Massachusetts.

Its diverse population of 2,000 is a rich mixture of teachers, students, farmers, lumbermen, gardeners, artists, professionals in the areas of medicine, law, and telecommunications.

Leverett is unusually rich in scenic beauty. Rattlesnake Gutter Road, in the heart of the town, is a two mile road through a glacial ravine, bordered by Brushy Mountain. The Sawmill River cascades over rocks in Moore’s Corner, before coming to the North Leverett millpond, and its picturesque historic mill. Leverett Pond, in the center of town, is a place of quiet beauty. The first Peace Pagoda in the U.S. sits majestically at the top of Cave Hill. Road names, such as Juggler Meadow, Teawaddle Hill, Cider Mill, Number Six, Rat Hollow, intrigue the traveler.

What's New

Leverett Regionalization Forum, Feb. 26, 7:00 pm., Leverett School

Meet and Greet: Stop by the Safety Complex on February 28 between 10 and 12:00 to meet and  introduce yourself to John Ingram, the newly hired Fire Chief.

 Town of Leverett Affordable Housing Flyer Next meeting March 23, 6:00 pm., Leverett Town Hall

Please see the town calendar for Committee and Board meeting schedule. The official postings of meetings are in the binder outside the Town Hall back door.  Meetings are also posted on the Town Hall Bulletin board (2nd floor).

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Job Openings

Town of Leverett: Conservation Commission Agent

Part-time, hiring as soon as possible. Duties to include, but are not limited to, reviewing, processing and making recommendations on wetlands applications, responding to public inquires, recording minutes, preparing for hearings and meetings, working on special projects, maintaining budgets, and organizing the Commission's files. Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends for an average of 5-8 hours per week. Pay is $15-18.00 per hour. A job description and application are available in the Town Hall or by calling 548-9150. Questions should be direted to Isaiah Robison, Conservation Commission Chair. at: Isaiahrobison2@gmail.com  Applications accepted until position is filled.

 

Broadband Notice

The fiber build contractor, Millennium/Matirx, has recently created a "trouble ticket" reporting system. If you have a question about an installation (e.g., line to the house, ONT location), send an email to: Leverett@millenniuminc.com The system will record the report, forward it to a Millennium staffer, and reply with updates as the matter is addressed.

 

Misc Reports

Regional Agreement Working Group Update

Read the Sustainability Committee's Report

 

Leverett FTTH Homeowner Preparation Information

Please take this Massachusett Broadband Institute Survey!

 

 Listening System Available for all Town-Sponsored Events

In order to make town government and public meetings accessible to the hearing impaired, the Town has purchased and installed assistive listening systems in the Town Hall and Library. These systems allow hearing impaired citizens to more fully understand what is being said at town events.  The systems are FM based transmitters that require the use of an FM receiver that is provided by the Town. The receivers can be used with headphones or a neck loop if the person uses hearing aids with t-coils. The systems are available for all town board, committee, and public events in town buildings. Participants who have used the system (at last year’s Town Meeting and at public meeting concerning school regionalization) report that the system works well and makes participation in meetings a lot easier.

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