Welcome to Halifax
The Town of Halifax is located in the center of Plymouth County in Massachusetts. It has a population of approximately 7,500 people and a mix of rural, agricultural (including cranberry bogs) and residential development. Founded in 1734, its history spans from colonial times to the present day. Please explore the Town's web site and if you need more information, please contact us.
The Town of Halifax will hold its annual Memorial Day observances on Monday, May 29. Parade marchers should gather on Country Club Drive/Country Club parking lot, starting at 9:00am. The parade will start at 9:30am and go from Country Club Drive to the Halifax Town Hall. At approximately 10:00am, the ceremonies will begin including speeches, the reading of the winning essays from students at Halifax Elementary School, and the laying of the wreaths. All are invited to attend.
If you would like to participate in the parade or the ceremonies, please contact Pam McSherry or the Selectmen's Office at 781-294-1316.
Monponsett Pond Algae Testing
On Monday, May 8th, MassDEP collected water samples from both East and West Monponsett Ponds. The samples were analyzed by MassDEP on May 9-10th. The East Monponsett sample collected at the Rt 36 boat ramp in Halifax showed no cyanobacteria. The West Monponsett Pond samples showed no cyanobacteria at the 4th Avenue beach and cyanobacteria levels of 1,500 cells/ml at the state boat ramp. These levels are below the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml.