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:

Too funny... Click this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSujRIx6g90 to watch a short documentary about the myths and facts surrounding the Town of

Looking for information about Leverett's Affordable Housing Trust's Homeowners Assistance program?

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).


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.


Misc Reports

Regional Agreement Working Group Update

Read the Sustainability Committee's Report


 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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