Welcome to Charlemont, Massachusetts!

The town of Charlemont is a hilltown community of about 1,300 residents located along the Deerfield River and the scenic Mohawk Trail in northwestern Massachusetts.

Settled in 1744, Charlemont covers 26 square miles and is still home to working farms and cottage industries as well as many recreational opportunities from whitewater rafting to downhill skiing.


EMTs needed

Charlemont Emergency Service Ambulance provides ambulance coverage to the towns of Charlemont, Hawley and Rowe. In February of 2014, we became and continue to be in jeopardy of having our state license to operate the ambulance revoked.

Sign up for Wired West Fiber Optic Broadband!

You have an opportunity to participate in building a fiber optic regional network to serve every home in Charlemont. If you are interested in this service please complete the sign up card enclosed in the town-wide mailing or signup online at https://register.wiredwest.net/. Hold your spot for a fully refundable deposit of $49. 40% of the town residences must make a commitment for Charlemont to become a part of the network. More information is available on our Broadband FAQ page, http://charlemont-ma.us/broadband.


Nomination papers for the 2015 Charlemont Local Elections are available and due back to the Town Clerk by 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. To obtain nomination papers contact the Charlemont Town Clerk Kathy Reynolds. The elections are scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.