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Listing of upcoming events and recent postings - please check the Council on Aging page for other events that may be of interest.

Posted 6/2 - June Stanton Hall calendar

Posted 5/29 - Annual Town Meeting, 7:00 pm, June 3, Stanton Hall (warrant, summary of proposed zoning and general bylaws)

Posted 5/20 - Special Town Meeting, 6:30 pm, June 3, Stanton Hall (warrant)

Posted 5/20 - Town Election Results

Posted 5/20 - COA Bird Communication Program, 6/13 at 2pm, Stanton Hall (details)

Posted 5/13 - Early Traditional Dancing and Modern Western Style Square Dancing - Stanton Hall, Thursday June 6, 2019 at 7PM (details)

Posted 5/13 - Requests for bids, various town departments (details)

Posted 5/9 - 2019 HUNTINGTON RECREATION SUMMER CAMP - 7/8-8/8, 9 AM-Noon, Monday – Thursday; Gateway Regional Cafeteria (details)

Posted 5/9 - Girl Scout Daisy Recruitment Meeting - Stanton Hall, May 10th, 5:30- 7:00 PM (details)

Posted 5/2 - Hilltown Senior Outreach RESOURCE GUIDE 2019

Posted 4/29 - Senator Hinds & Representative Blais, May 13, 7–8pm, Stanton Hall (details)

Posted 3/18 - 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events (details)

Community Tag Sale, Saturday, May 4, 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Town Common (details)

COA Balanced Diet for a Healthy Weight Presentation, Friday, May 17, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Stanton Hall (details)

Posted 12/19 - Huntington COA 2019 events (details)

Posted 5/26 - 2017 Annual Town Report

Posted 3/12 - Important notices from MassDOT

Posted 9/11/17 - Town hall phone numbers have changed (details)

Posted 6/23/17 - Public Records Compliance Policy

Huntington town common, gazebo, town hall and Stanton Hall

This site is sponsored by the Selectboard of the Town of Huntington to provide a resource for the citizens of Huntington to: Help them interact with Huntington town government, understand the history of Huntington, and find the artisans, businesses and organizations in Huntington that are of interest to them.

For information about the Gateway Regional School System, please see www.grsd.org.

Events and Postings


Memorial Day Observance

The public is encouraged to attend the 2019 Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 27 in Huntington. The parade assembles at Pettis Field at 8:00 a.m. and marches to the gazebo on the Town green for the ceremony. All veterans and other groups are invited to participate. Any veteran needing a ride should call Committee Chairman Lori Belhumeur at 413-667-3169 in advance.

In case of heavy rain, the program will be held in Stanton Hall. Following the program, refreshments will be served in Stanton Hall along with the video "Hallowed Grounds." This shows 22 overseas American military cemeteries (including Flanders Fields) where more than 125,000 servicemen and women from World Wars I and II have their final resting place.

Parade observers are reminded to stand, with right hand over their heart, when the American flag held by the color guard passes by.


The Huntington Council on Aging will be hosting a Bird Communication Program presented by Lois Kiraly and a Summer Birthday Celebration on Thursday, June 13  at 2:00 p.m. at Stanton Hall. 

Participants will learn about if birds are born with their songs or if they have to learn them; how birds can sing more than one pitch at a time; how a Mockingbird can sing so many songs so quickly and how many; what birds are talking about; how birds can “fool” other birds with their calls and why they do that; and if they understand “bird to human talk.” 

The public is welcome to attend and learn some of the common bird songs that visit local yards and feeders.  The COA will also be celebrating senior summer birthdays with strawberry shortcake.

Please call 512-5205 for reservations by Thursday, June 6.  Everyone is welcome to attend free of charge.


The Huntington Historical Society presents
The History of Early Traditional Dancing and
Modern Western Style Square Dancing.

Meet new friends and socialize with your neighbors.

Stanton Hall, Thursday June 6, 2019 at 7PM
(located at the intersection of Rt. 20 &112 Huntington)

There will be a short presentation of the two styles of dance, then a demonstration from dancers.
Callers will be Gene King and Rich Sbardella

Audience participation is welcome and encouraged.
Free to the public
Refreshments will be served


Town of Huntington Various Departments

Bids for Equipment and Operators for FY2020, July 1st - June 30th, 2020

* Excavator with operator per hour
* Dozer and operator per hour
* 10 Wheel dump truck w/ operator per hour
* 6 Wheel dump truck w/operator per hour
* Roller w/ operator per hour
* Laborers per hour

OSHA 10 cards or higher and Hoisting License are mandatory.
Must be able to respond within a reasonable time for emergencies.
Quotes will be accepted until June 7th, 2019.

Please mark as "Equipment Bids" and mail to:
Huntington Highway Department
P.O. Box 430
Huntington, MA 01050

2019 HUNTINGTON RECREATION SUMMER CAMP
"Invent, Create, Explore, Discover!"

July 8th - August 8th 9 AM-Noon
Monday – Thursday
Held at Gateway Regional School Cafeteria

For Huntington residents only, preschool age (min age 3 and bathroom trained) and now through grade five!

Children will be grouped by age and involved in many activities including: learning, arts & crafts, science & nature and physical activity. This is a great opportunity for children to socialize with other children, and in preparing them for kindergarten, too. Children should dress appropriately for outdoor play (no flip flops) and for creative arts & crafts!

$50 registration fee per child for all 5 weeks.
Registration forms are available for pick up at the Town Hall or for download here.
Questions-email: huntingtonrec@gmail.com
Forms must be returned by: Saturday, June 8, 2019.


Girl Scout Daisy Recruitment Meeting

Parent Information Meeting

Girls in grades Pre-K and K (Ages 4 & 5)

Stanton Hall

Friday, May 10th, 5:30- 7:00 PM

Everyone is welcome to attend if you're interested in joining Girl Scouts. We can form more troops for different ages.


Public Forum with Sen. Hinds & Rep Blais

There will be a Public Forum with Senator Adam Hinds and Representative Natalie Blais on Monday, May 13 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Stanton Hall, 26 Russell Road.  The public is encouraged to attend to express their concerns and ask questions.  For more information, please contact the Selectboard Office at 413-512-5200.  Stanton Hall is handicap accessible.


2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

For dates and pre-registration information, click here


HUNTINGTON COA ROSTER OF 2019 TRIPS

  • May 1, 2019 - Red Sox vs. Athletics; $99 Luxury Bus           
    Excellent Seats, Fenway Park
  • May 21, 2019 - Carpenters Remembered; $58 Self Drive
    Lunch & Show at Chez Josef – Agawam
  • June 19, 2019 - Strawberry Festival featuring Johnny & June Cash; $48 Self Drive
    BBQ & Show @ Summit View Pavilion – Holyoke
  • August 6, 2019 - Elton John Tribute; $60 Self Drive
    Double Lobsters or Prime Rib
    Lunch & Show at Log Cabin – Holyoke
  • August 14, 2019 - "Jersey Boys" at North Shore Music Theater; $119 Luxury Bus
    Story of Frankie Vallie & The Four Seasons
    Lunch at Danversport Yacht Club
  • September 19, 2019 - "Tied Up in Knotts" Show; $ 72 Luxury Bus
    Growing up a celebrity "Diva" w/Karen Knotts, Daughter of Don Knotts (Barney Fife fame)
    Wright’s Chicken Farm Lunch & Show, RI
  • October 10, 2019 - Essex Valley Steam Train & Connecticut Riverboat;   $99 Luxury Bus
    2-1/2 Hour Steam Train & Riverboat Tour, Essex, CT
    Lunch at GoFish Restaurant, Mystic, CT
  • November 7, 2019 - Allen Edwards Veterans’ Day Show; $50 Self Drive
    Lunch & Show at Log Cabin, Holyoke

Call Helen at (413) 512-5200 or Jen at (413) 512- 5205 to sign up or for more information.

Visit our website @ huntingtonma.us & Facebook @ HuntingtonMACOA
Don’t get left out!  Sign up early!  Final payments due one month before events.

Huntington residents may be eligible for a discount, courtesy of Huntington COA.


Important notices from MassDOT
March 12, 2018

Massachusetts RMV Announces New Requirements:
Lawful Presence and REAL ID

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is reminding the public that as of March 26, 2018, to get or renew any driver's license, ID card, or learner's permit, customers will need documentation showing United States citizenship or lawful presence as required by federal and state law.

Download the full details here


Town Hall Phone Numbers Have Changed

The Town of Huntington has switched to a Voice Over Internet Phone (VOIP) System.  There are now different phone numbers for all departments.

(413) 667 3500                  Town Hall – General Number

512 5200                  Selectboard Office
512 5201                  Assessors
512 5202                  Treasurer
512 5203                  Accountant
512 5204                  Highway Dept.
512 5205                  Council on Aging
512 5206                  Library
512 5207                  Water & Sewer
512 5208                  Collector
512 5209                  Town Clerk
512 5210                  Building Commissioner
512 5211                  Board of Health
512 5212                  Fire Dept.
512 5213                  Police Dept. (non-emergency)
512 5214                  Planning Board & Conservation Commission

Download the list here.


Town of Huntington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.