Welcome to Halifax
The Town of Halifax is located in the center of Plymouth County in Massachusetts. It has a population of approximately 7,500 people and a mix of rural, agricultural (including cranberry bogs) and residential development. Founded in 1734, its history spans from colonial times to the present day. Please explore the Town's web site and if you need more information, please contact us.
December Holiday Events
Town Hall Food Drive
The Halifax Board of Assessors is sponsoring a non-perishable food drive with all donations being given to the Halifax Food Pantry. Donations can be dropped off using the boxes on the 1st floor (by the front door) or the 2nd floor (kitchen) of the Town Hall. Donations will be accepted from now until Christmas. For more information, please contact the Halifax Board of Assessors at 781-293-5960.
Burrage Pond - Prescribed Burning
The Massachusetts Department of Fish & Wildlife will be conducting prescribed burns at Burrage Pond WMA between November 12 and November 25. All burns will be held between Monday and Thursday and will be contingent upon weather conditions.
The objectives of the prescribed burn are: Fuel reduction; Expose mineral soil for seedbeds for regeneration of wind-disseminated species; Control of insects, diseases, and competing vegetation; and Improvement of natural ecosystems and wildlife habitat.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Halifax Fire Chief at 781-293-1751 or Massachusetts Fish & Wildlife, Southeast Wildlife District at (508) 759-3406.
The Town of Halifax is searching for volunteers to serve on the following boards and committees: Beautification Committee, Cable TV Advisory Committee, Finance Committee, Halifax Cultural Council, Halifax in Lights, Historic District Commission, Holmes Public Library Trustees, Youth and Recreation Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals (alternates). Many of the Town's departments are run by volunteers. The commitment needed ranges from a few hours a year to several hours a month. If volunteers are unavailable, the activities and programs run by those departments cease and the Town cannot function as it should. Any resident interested in serving should contact the Board of Selectmen's Office at 781-294-1316 or download a copy of the Talent Bank form - look for "Volunteer Opportunities" just to the left of this notice.