Town of Dalton
Dalton is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Dalton is a transition town between the urban and rural portions of Berkshire County. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 6,756 at the 2010 census.
The Town of Dalton Board of Registrars would like to notify the voters that for the 2021 Annual Town Election voters will be allowed to vote early/absentee voting by mail and in-person.
If you desire to vote by mail CLICK HERE please print and fill out the application and send it to, or drop it off to the Town Clerk, 462 Main Street, Dalton, Massachusetts 01226.
Early Voting in person will be held in the office of the Town Clerk, 462 Main Street, beginning on Monday, April 26, 2021 through Thursday, April 29, 2021 and on Monday, May 3, 2021 through Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The hours of early voting in person will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Note also the polling hours for the official election day at the CRA on Monday, May 10, 2021 will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at 413-684-6111 Ext. 14 or Ext. 15.
The Town of Dalton’s Community Choice Power Supply Program Consumer Notification
The Town of Dalton is pleased to announce that Dynegy Energy Services has been selected as the supplier for its Community Choice Power Supply Program. The Town’s new aggregation rate is fixed at $0.09603 per kWh for all rate classes for 36 months (January 2021 to January 2024). 23% of the power supply will be offset with MA Class I Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from New England renewable sources, which is 5% above the current state mandate of 18% for these renewables. Eversource’s Residential Basic Service rate is fixed at $0.10795 per kWh from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.
It is important to note that no action will be required by individual consumers. All accounts currently enrolled in the Program will be switched to Dynegy Energy Services as of the January 2021 meter reads. This change will be noted on the January 2021 bills and will be seen on the February 2021 bills. Consumers with questions about the Program should call Colonial Power Group, the Town’s aggregation consultant, at (866) 485-5858 ext. 1.
For more detailed information about the Town’s Program, including how to OPT-OUT or OPT-IN, or to access Eversources’s Basic Service rates, please visit https://colonialpowergroup.com/dalton/.
Berkshire County COVID-19 Adaptation Fund
The Berkshire County COVID-19 Adaptation Fund will provide grants to small for- and non-profit businesses in Berkshire County to address fixed debt, payroll, accounts payable, documented lost sales, other working capital expenses that could have been recognized had the COVID-19 pandemic not occurred. The fund will also consider applications from established non-profit organizations to support programs aimed at supporting individuals and groups of individuals impacted economically by COVID-19. The focus of this fund will be on small to medium sized businesses and organizations with a tiered system of maximum awards based on FTEs. Preference will be given to applications from BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)-owned businesses and non-profit organizations offering support to populations affected by COVID-19. Grants through this program will help businesses and organizations with up to twenty-five employees address expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online applications will be available as of December 1st.