1. Office of the Attorney General Releases Decision Letter

    The decision letter for Warrant Article 6 from the November 20, 2019 Special Town Meeting is now available to view. Additional Info...
  2. Absentee Ballots Now Available for Presidential Primary Election

    Absentee ballots for the March 3 Presidential Primary Election are now available in the town clerk’s office. Read on...
  3. Specimen ballots for the Presidential Primary and the Annual Town Election are available to view

    Specimen ballots for the Presidential Primary and the Annual Town Election are available to view on the Town Clerk's page. Read on...
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Click here to view specimen ballots for the 2020 Annual Town Election.

Click here to view specimen ballots for the Presidential Primary

Presidential Primary and Annual Town Election Early Voting Location and Hours

Early Voting Period

February 24, 2020 - February 28, 2020

Designated Early Voting Location:

South Hadley Town Clerk’s Office

Room M11

116 Main Street

South Hadley, MA 01075

Designated Early Voting Hours are as follows:

Monday, February 24, 2020              8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday, February 25, 2020              8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday, February 26, 2020        8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday, February 27, 2020             7:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, February 28, 2020                  8:00am - 5:00pm 

There are no weekend hours available under the law for early voting. For additional information please contact Town Clerk, Carlene Hamlin at 538-5017 ext. 115 or

The March 3 Town Election and Presidential Primary will be held at the South Hadley High School. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

click here for more information on elections

Stand Up & Be Counted!

Take part in the 2020 United States Census this coming March & April

An accurate snapshot means that South Hadley receive the funding, services, and business support we deserve and need. And your responses are confidential. 

Visit 2020CENSUS.GOV to learn more.

2020 census banner you can click to take you to current information about the 2020 census
Link to license your dog on Viewpoint Cloud

2020 Dog Registration

Who must License?
All dogs in the Town of South Hadley must be licensed annually once the dog reaches six months old.  beagle dog wearing dog license

Licensing Fees 
The annual fees for licensing your dogs are as follows:
Spayed or neutered                   $15.00            
Unaltered (male or female)        $20.00

Late Fees
Applications for a license received after March 31st will be assessed a late fee of $15, along with the license fee.

When Do I License My Dog?
Current licenses expire on March 31st, 2020. The Clerk's Office begins issuing new licenses in January because reminders are included with the annual town census.

Please note the Town has upgraded their permit and licencing program. For any residents who used the former ViewPermit system, you will need to create a new account in ViewPoint Cloud. If you already have a VPC account that you use in a different town, you can use that account to access your South Hadley permits and licenses.

Register for your new account here:

View more information on licensing your dog

Description & Mission of the Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is the communication spokesperson to and for the local citizenry. The Clerk's office is the first door of government accessed by individuals seeking information and resolution to issues and problems. The Clerk's office is deeply dedicated and involved in the community, offering patient and compassionate advice in a professional and personable manner.