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
Monponsett Pond Algae Update
On Monday, September 17, 2018, MassDEP collected water samples from East and West Monponsett Ponds. The East Monponsett sample collected at the Rt 36 boat ramp in Halifax contained 73,552 cells/ml of cyanobacteria. The West Monponsett Pond sample collectedat the state boat ramp contained23,763 cells/ml of cyanobacteria. The East Monponsett Pond sample result is above the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml, while the West Monponsett Pond result is below.
MDPH recommends that the current advisory at East Monponsett Pond remain in place. MassDEP plans on sampling again next week.
East Monponsett Pond is closed. West Monponsett Pond is open.
Water Restrictions in Effect