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Board on Public Works Meeting

Changes to Upcoming Board of Public Works Meeting on 5/26/2020

Please be advised that the next BPW meeting will take place at 5 Arsene St at 6 pm and is closed to the public. However, we are providing... more ››


The Town of Fairhaven is conducting a Feasibility Study to improve Internet & Cable Service to residents and businesses.

The Town of Fairhaven is conducting a Feasibility Study to improve Internet & Cable Service to residents and businesses.If interested... more ››


Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program

We want to hear from you !  Fairhaven is among many towns on the front lines of climate change.


Town of Fairhaven COVID-19 Update Video May 2020

Thank you to our town departments for the following video:


Fort Phoenix State Reservation expanded through land purchase

Fort Phoenix State Reservation expanded through land purchase negotiated by the Buzzards Bay Coalition   


Phase V Dredging Project Information

The Port of New Bedford Website is a good resource for residents with questions and concerns regarding the Phase V dredging project that... more ››


Town Election Postponed: June 8, 2020

At the Board of Selectman's Meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - the Board voted to postpone the Town Election to June 8, 2020.


Recycling Center Updated Hours

For the month of April, the hours are:Wednesdays - 8:15AM - 11:55AMSaturdays - 8AM - 2PM For the month of May, it... more ››


Reminder: Updated Deadlines

Just a reminder from the Tax Collector's Office, 4th Qtr Real Estate & Personal Property bills are now due June 1, 2020, Water/Sewer... more ››


Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities Voted by Board of Selectmen

As a result of the Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting from COVID-19, enacted by Governor... more ››


Water/Sewer bill due date extended

As a reminder, Water/Sewer bills for the second half of FY20 were mailed on April 10, 2020 and are due on June 9, 2020.... more ››


Town Hall Lights Up Blue and Red Support First Responders and Healthcare Workers

To honor First Responders during the pandemic, The Town of Fairhaven will be replacing the traditional white lights on Town Hall with red... more ››


Recycling Center Hours for April

For the month of April, the recycling center will only be open during the following times:


Signs Placed in the Public Way

As a general reminder, please be aware that signs placed within the public road right of way, which is 8 (eight) feet in from the curb,... more ››


Four Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Fairhaven

The Fairhaven Health Department was notified we currently have four (4) cases of COVID-19 in Fairhaven. Our Public Health nurse is in... more ››

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Buoy, A COVID-19 Symptom Checker Tool Released by Governor

This tool is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you are experiencing a life-threatening... more ››


Fairhaven Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19, Currently in Quarantine

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Health (DPH) notified the Fairhaven Board of Health that a Fairhaven resident... more ››


Recycling Center Open 3/25 Morning

Please be advised that the recycling center will be open on Wednesday morning from 8:15AM - 12PM.In accordance with the Governor’s COVID –... more ››


UPDATE: Governor Baker Extends Order for Non-Essential Businesses to Cease In-Person Operations

Revised: On March 31, 2020 - Governor Baker extended the order to May 4, 2020.

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Town Offices Closed to Non-essential Personnel, Starting March 23 Until Further Notice

After consultation with the Board of Selectmen and the Board of the Health, Town Administration decided that as of March 23, 2020, Town of... more ››