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Massachusetts

Town of Heath
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  • 18 Jacobs Road
  • 413-337-4934
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Dell Dam, Heath MA

Dell Dam, Heath MA

Heath, Massachusetts

Heath, Massachusetts

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All Heath residents are invited to participate in the Eighth Annual Heath Arts Exhibition, August 31 to September 7.
Monday, June 17th, 7:00 p.m.
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Calendar of Events
Mon, Jun 17, 2024, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jacobs Road Municipal Center Gymnasium
Posted to: Select Board
  • Attached File: ATM Cont- Warrant Art29303132 Handout
  • Select Board Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jun 18, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    JRMC Cafeteria
    Posted to: Select Board
  • Attached File: 2024-06-18 Agenda
  • JUNETEENTH -- HOLIDAY
    Wed, Jun 19, 2024, All Day
    Posted to: Select Board
    Thu, Jun 20, 2024, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Room 135 JRMC
    Posted to: Council on Aging
    Wed, Jun 26, 2024, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Posted to: Assessors
    Thu, Jun 27, 2024, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Municipal Building, 18 Jacobs Road
    Posted to: Finance Committee
  • Attached File: FC Agenda 06-27-24.docx
  • Select Board Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jul 2, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    JRMC Cafeteria
    Posted to: Select Board
    INDEPENDENCE DAY -- HOLIDAY
    Thu, Jul 4, 2024, All Day
    Posted to: Select Board
    Select Board Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jul 16, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    JRMC Cafeteria
    Posted to: Select Board
    Select Board Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jul 30, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    JRMC Cafeteria
    Posted to: Select Board

    Welcome to the Town of Heath, MA

    Road Sign: Entering Heath

    First settled in 1765 as a part of Charlemont, Heath is located in the northeastern portion of the Berkshires, with some of the highest points being the North end of Sumner Stetson Road, areas near the top of Bray Road and Burnt Hill. According to reliable sources, the Heath Fairgrounds are considered cultivated fields at the highest elevation in Massachusetts.

    The town separated from Charlemont, and Heath was officially incorporated in 1785. The town is named after William Heath, Major General of Massachusetts and Brigadier General in the national army during the American Revolution.

    The town comprises a total area of 24.9 square miles with a population of 706. It is a “Right To Farm Community” with rolling hills, stone walls, forests and streams. The Heath Agricultural Society Fair, held each year in August, features a chicken barbeque, animal events, live music and lots of fun for young and old alike.

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