Reminder: HANDS is Available to Help With Fuel Costs


Helping Address the Needs of Dudley’s Seniors is a nonprofit group comprised of Dudley residents, employees, and business owners, here to help Dudley seniors whose good planning is no longer enough to meet their monthly food, heating and/or utility expenses. HANDS will provide aid for those who qualify, through grants paid directly to heating and utility companies. If you are 60 years of age or older, a resident of Dudley, and find yourself in need of heating or utility assistance, please completely fill out the following application and mail it to the following address:
P.O. Box 343
Dudley, MA 01571

All applications are strictly confidential and the information provided therein
will be used solely for the purpose of determining financial aid eligibility.
For priority consideration, applications must be received by December 31.
Donations to HANDS are accepted year round. Checks may be made payable to HANDS and mailed to the address above.
All donations are tax deductible.

Should you have questions or need further information, please call HANDS at (508)943-8517

Download (HANDS-APP-2-PGS.pdf , PDF)

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month
Each September, National Preparedness Month encourages and reminds Americans to be prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. Homeowners, families, communities, and businesses can use this opportunity to find ways or help others understand more about preparing for disasters and reducing risks to health and the environment. For more information, Click Here


As of July 1, 2019 Dudley will no longer use the “Code Red” emergency alert system to notify the people of our community of emergency events. We ask everyone to sign up for the “RAVE Emergency Alert System” as to continue with our ability to send emergency notifications to the people of our Town. You can find the web link below and also at:, and also Dudley Fire FaceBook page and Dudley Fire Twitter page. If you have any questions please call Dudley Fire Department at 508-949-8040


Business Spotlight: O’Connor & Co. Insurance

O’Connor & Co. is a family-owned insurance business located at 16 Village St. in Dudley. They have been a proud sponsor of the Town of Dudley Website since it was launched years ago and the owners have been involved in the community for even longer.

O’Connor & Co. has been serving the personal insurance needs of customers in Dudley, Webster and throughout Massachusetts for over 22 years. We know that you want to provide enough protection for your family, home and valuables so we work to develop personal insurance policies to fit your specific needs. Whether you need a standard homeowners policy or are looking for collector car coverage, we offer a range of insurance products from industry leaders that we can customize to protect your assets.

Their most popular Massachusetts personal insurance coverage options include:

  • Homeowners insurance
  • Auto insurance
  • Boat insurance
  • Condo insurance
  • Renters insurance
  • Flood insurance
  • Umbrella insurance

At O’Connor & Co. Insurance, we do things right the first time. We take a holistic approach, getting to know you and your unique insurance needs so that we can provide you with the best combination of protection and price. We offer informed advice so that you fully understand your options. At times, your personal or business circumstances may change, and we will work with you to modify your insurance policies appropriately.

Our agents and support staff have decades of experience in the insurance industry, with a depth of knowledge that only continues to grow. At O’Connor & Co. Insurance, we focus on the importance of training and teamwork. We keep abreast of insurance industry changes and, should these changes impact your coverage, share that knowledge with you.

Dudley Mountain Bike Trail Construction – Volunteers Needed

Dudley Mountain Bike Trail Construction – Volunteers Needed

Ardlock Acres Mountain Bike Trail Cleanup/Construction
Saturday, May 11, 2019 1:00-5:00 PM
Sunday, May 12, 2019 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Please wear boots and gloves. Nitrile gloves will be provided, if needed.
Snacks and water to be provided.
If you have shovels and rakes, please bring them to site.
Any questions, please call 774-230-1714 (Albert) or 508-315-7264 (Caryl)

Give Some Time, Eat Some Strawberries! – Volunteers Needed

Dudley Grange Strawberry Festival Needs Your Help!

June 20, 2019

We are Looking for Some Good People to Help Set Up, Serve and Clean Up!

The Dudley Grange has put on the Dudley Grange Annual Strawberry Festival on Dudley Hill for nearly 65 years; on the third Thursday in June. This year, the festival is June 20th . The festival is an old fashioned lawn party offering an opportunity for family and friends to gather for relaxation and old fashioned fun. Dudley Grange #163 was chartered in April of 1888 and has continuously served the Dudley community to the present day. Our monthly meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00.

If you are interested in helping out with the Strawberry Festival, please contact:

Karen Gillon     (508) 341 6289

Alex Rodinov   (774) 922 2930

or fill out the Form below:

Dudley Grange Strawberry Festival Volunteer Sign Up
*** June 20, 2019 ***

This year, the festival is June 20th . We start serving shortcake at 4:00 PM until the berries are gone. The festival is an old fashioned lawn party offering an opportunity for family and friends to gather for relaxation and old fashioned fun. The proceeds from the festival support the care and maintenance of our historic Grange building and our various community service projects to include the Dudley Grange Scholarship Fund.

Please consider even an hour of your time to help.
The Dudley Grange needs volunteers to help with the festival.
You'll have fun, meet new friends and eat some strawberries!

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