Georgetown Closes Several Town Buildings; Some Departments Available Online

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Georgetown is closing several town buildings in response to the evolving novel coronavirus situation.

Effective yesterday Town Hall, Georgetown Peabody Library and Council on Aging offices are closed to the public until at least Monday, April 6.

“As all of us continue to respond and react to the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 outbreak, it has become apparent that social distancing is essential to our common public health response,” said Town Administrator Michael Farrell.

The Georgetown Police and Fire Departments, as well as the Department of Public Works, will continue operations unchanged and without interruption. Other town departments, exempting the Council on Aging and Georgetown Peabody Library, will continue to provide services to residents through online transactions, email and telephone. Treasury, accounting and assessing functions will also be operational while Town offices are closed temporarily, and updates will be provided on the Town’s website at

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