Wendell cooling center available during extreme heat

Posted on June 18, 2024

The Herrick Room at the Wendell Free Library will be open on an as needed basis during the current heat wave.  There is water and internet access in the Herrick Room, the rest of the library will be closed, except during normal library hours of 1-5pm on Friday. (The library is closed this Wednesday June...

June at the Wendell Free Library

Posted on June 5, 2024

A few notes: The Library will be closed Wednesday June 19th for Juneteenth. Thursday Fiber night will start up again in September & Matinee Movies will take a break after this month for July and August. Boxville is July 13 at 10a.m.! Please add the date to your busy Summer calendars.  We will be looking...

Paving Project on Wendell Depot Road

Posted on May 20, 2024

The Warner Bros Paving Company will begin a major paving project on Wendell Depot Road on Wednesday, May 22 and plan to finish on Friday May 24. Residents should be aware there will be delays due to moving equipment between various locations on the road, and due to a single lane of traffic during the...

Wendell Free Library Seeks New Library Assistant

Posted on May 13, 2024

The Wendell Free Library is seeking qualified applicants for a Library Assistant Position. Working under the supervision of the Library Director, the Library Assistant works as administrative support for several library functions: general operations, circulation, collection maintenance and programs. This is a part-time (10 hours/week, including weekend shifts), non-benefited position. Essential to the position is...

Property Tax Assessment Services RFP

Posted on May 10, 2024

The town of Wendell (hereafter “the town” or “Wendell”) is seeking resumes, sample contracts and price proposals from qualified firms to provide the town with property tax assessment services. Due to the technical nature of the services required under the proposed contract, the town has determined that this procurement is best served by using the...

Public Health Nurse announcement

Posted on May 4, 2024

The Wendell Board of Health is happy to announce that, thanks to our membership with the North Quabbin Public Health Collaborative, we now have a shared Public health Nurse. Her name is Carolyn Hochard. She is a very experienced nurse and is enthusiastic about extending her services to our town. She is a very friendly...

May Events at the Wendell Free Library

Posted on April 29, 2024

May at the Wendell Free Library Mending Circle/ Fiber Night Thursday May 9, 6:30 p.m. Join us in the Herrick room to work on any hand fiber projects you have!  Mending, sewing, knitting/crochet, weaving… you get the idea.  Some supplies available including needles, thread, and knitting help. No meeting this month on the 4th Thursday...

2024 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Guide

Posted on April 22, 2024

In honor of Earth Day, the 17th annual Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Guide (RRR), Northern Pioneer Valley edition, has been published! Learn about techniques to reduce waste, reuse what you can, and improve your recycling, including the detailed "What Do I Do With...?" section, which is painstakingly updated each year to provide the best disposal options...


Posted on April 9, 2024

Spring 2024 “Clean Sweep” Bulky Waste Recycling Day Franklin County Solid Waste Management District is holding the Spring 2024 “Clean Sweep” Bulky Waste Recycling Day on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. The three drop-off sites are: Erving Senior Center at 1 Care Dr (off Rt. 63) (note new site instead of Northfield...

Cancellation of April 8, 2024 BOH meeting

Posted on April 4, 2024

Due to absences, our regularly scheduled BOH meeting on Monday, April 8 has been cancelled. Our next meeting will be on Monday, April 15, 2024. The agenda will be posted on Thursday, April 11. We will then meet again on Monday, April 22, which is our next regularly scheduled meeting. Barbara Craddock Wendell Board of...


Posted on April 2, 2024

View this email in your browser April at the Wendell Free Library I See You: Stories From Wetlands and Woods, a program with Dale Monette Friday  April 5, 6:30pm A program of the stories behind the photos of Dale Monette’s 4th book released this month. Monette juxtaposes his favorite unpublished images and the interesting stories...

Five-Year Vegetation Management Plan – Eversource Energy

Posted on March 30, 2024

Dear Wendell Residents Eversource Energy intends to selectively apply herbicides along the power line right-of-way pass through Wendell. All the herbicides selected for this program are registered by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency, the Massachusetts Pesticide Board, and are recommended for use in and around sensitive areas jointly by the Massachusetts Pesticide Bureau and Massachusetts...

Town Election Ballot

Posted on March 30, 2024

Our Annual Town Election is May 6th. Polls are open from noon-8 pm. Specimen Ballot 2024 Please vote!

North Quabbin Health Collaborative Blood Pressure Clinic

Posted on March 23, 2024

There will be a free Blood Pressure Clinic on Thursday, April 4 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. It will be held at the Town of Orange Council on Aging location at 62 Cheney Street in Orange. (The building is a red brick building which previously served as a church.) High blood pressure is a factor...

Town Clerk’s Office – closed Saturday, March 23

Posted on March 20, 2024

Greetings! The Town Clerk's Office will be close on Saturday, March 23rd. Normal office hours will resume on March 30th.

Wendell Board of Health drafting regulations for battery energy storage systems

Posted on March 15, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendell Board of Health Barbara Craddock, Chair Sarah Robertson, Clerk WENDELL – The Wendell Board of Health is seeking public input as they work to draft regulations concerning utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS). In response to the growing reliance on batteries to facilitate the green energy transition, and concerns...

Karie Neal Art Show in the Herrick Room Gallery

Posted on March 8, 2024

Local Artist Karie Neal is displaying her water color and pastel paintings in the Herrick room gallery in March and April. "Included in this exhibit is the work I have been  doing in the last couple of years which focuses on the beaty I see in nature.   Gallery Hours (please consult with library calendar...

Free Styrofoam Block Recycling Collection

Posted on March 6, 2024

Saturdays in April, from 9 am - 12 noon: Recycle your white foam packing blocks, sheets, and Styrofoam coolers. Please see the attached flyer for details about what types of styrofoam CAN and CAN'T be recycled. (Styrofoam Events Flyer April 2024 Final)

Primary Preliminary Results

Posted on March 5, 2024

Thank you to everyone who turned out to vote today and extra special thanks to the wonderful Election Workers. 286 votes were cast and counted representing 37.7% of the registered voters. Please click here to see the tallies 2024 Primary Presidential  

Wendell Assessment Increase FY24

Posted on March 5, 2024

The Town Of Wendell, Massachusetts Office of the Board of Assessors 9 Morse Village Road Wendell, MA 01379 (978) 544-3395 x4 Dear Taxpayers, Real Estate assessments have increased for 2024. The amount of Wendell’s total valuation of Real Estate and Personal Property has increased approximately 3% based on Real Estate market sales data from the...
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