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Unique Redevelopment Opportunity: Whately Center School Request for Proposals Now Available »

The Town of Whately seeks sealed proposals from qualified parties for the lease and redevelopment of the former Whately...



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Winter Parking Restriction – 2022/2023

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Whately Community Choice Power Supply Program »

The Whately Community Choice Power Supply Program is a municipal aggregation program. According to Massachusetts law (M...

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TALK: The Rise and Fall of the American Chestnut   

Sunday, December 11   3 p.m.   

Town Hall Auditorium

 Where did Chestnut Plain Road and Chestnut Mountain get their names?

 Ann Lomeli and Allison Bell will tell the story of this once-common tree of eastern U.S. forests and the invasive exotic pest that devastated the species.

 Paul Wetzel of Smith College’s MacLeish Field Station in West Whately will talk about efforts there to breed blight-resistant chestnut trees.

Sample roasted chestnuts grown in Whately and learn about the Big River Chestnuts project in Sunderland, MA.


"Becoming Whately:  A History in Objects!"

Last chances to view the 250th Anniversary Exhibit   

Tuesdays, November 29, December 6 and December 13  9-noon;          

Saturdays,   December 3 and December 17    10 am - noon


TALK & EXHIBIT    Roaring Brook and Whately Glen

 Exhibit opening:   Thursday, March 16 == MUSEUM

Talk: Thursday, March 16,   7 p.m.   Town Hall Auditorium         

"The Kingsley Brothers: Artists in Whately"  jointly sponsored with the Hatfield Historical Society

Whately Historical Society

P.O. Box 7

Whately, MA 01093


Museum:   Whately Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road

Buy a copy of the newest item, Whately:  A Short History, by Dereka Smith, and other Whately Historical Society items (T-shirts, sweatshirts, notecards with historic photos, maps, and earlier Whately histories by Thomas Crafts and Ena Cane as well as remaining Whately 250th T-shirts and candles) either on-line or when the Museum is open.

The Whately Historical Society welcomes offers of historic objects, photographs, written material and artwork. Please stop by on Tuesday mornings to discuss potential gifts with WHS volunteers, or write to us at .





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Attention Whately Seniors.

Lockboxes can provide first responders with easy access to your home in the case of an emergency. If you are a senior citizen, or have a senior family member that lives in Whately and would like to have a lockbox installed on your home free of charge, please contact the police station 413-665-0430

(This service is available to senior citizens residing in the town of Whately MA.)


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                                          Whately Public Library/S. White Dickinson Memorial Events

Click here for library events and happenings


South County Senior Center 

Grab ‘n Go Lunches will still be available for pick up.

The Thursday Foot Clinic and Brown Bag Pick Up at Deerfield Town Hall are still on.

Click here for the South County Senior CenterSouth County Senior Center website is currently under construction

Click here for the Lifepath Grab and Go meals for are in the Newsletter