March 18, 2020- Updated Guidance Regarding COVID-19

As the response to COVID-19 has evolved on the federal and State levels, so has the response locally.  Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020 the Town of Erving will be taking the following actions:

All non-essential offices will remain closed to the public and non-essential staff will not report to work.  The following offices will remain closed:

  • Erving Senior & Community Center
  • Erving Public Library
  • Erving Recreation Office

These offices have regular updates regarding programs and services on the Town website ( and on their respective Facebook pages.

  • The Erving Town Hall will remain closed to the public and some offices will maintain availability by phone and e-mail. The Town Hall drop box is still available for individuals to drop off paperwork.

Public Meetings

Public Meetings have been reduced and in compliance with Governor Baker’s executive orders, essential meetings will transition to a video and audio conference format.  Further guidance will be made available on the Town of Erving website (  Staff will be in contact with applicants requiring public hearings to discuss next steps.

Public Safety & Public Works:

  • All essential public safety and public works services remain operational, but these facilities are not open to the public. For public safety and medical emergencies contact 911.  
  • Public works concerns can be communicated by calling (413) 423-3500 and leaving a message.  Curbside collection of solid waste will occur as normally scheduled.

These actions will remain in place until Monday, March 30, 2020.  Additional guidance will be issued on or before March 27, 2020

Erving Elementary School:

Additionally, in accordance with Governor Baker’s orders, the Erving Union 28 School District has closed Erving Elementary School.  Parents and caregivers should refer to the communications being issued by Superintendent Culkeen and Principal Candito for further guidance.

All non-school related questions and concerns can be communicated by email at or by phone by calling (413) 422-2800.  Please be patient.  Staff will monitor these accounts and respond when possible.