COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Gardner

  1. Recent City Announcements
  2. Past City Announcements
  • The Levi Heywood Memorial Library will reopen on Monday, June 1st for curbside pick-up of materials by appointment only. Please call the Library at 978 632-5298 or check the website www.leviheywoodmemlib.org for details.
  • The City of Gardner Department of Community Development and Planning through their Community Development Block Grant Program is working to develop a Microenterprise, Small Business Covid-19 Relief Assistance Grant Program in an effort to assist eligible businesses with relief funding as part of this program. Your participation in our Gardner Small Business Owners Survey will help to assess our business community need and potential business eligibility for this program.
  •  A video update from Acting Mayor Kazinskas is available on the City website, YouTube, and on the City Facebook page.
  • The City has added a Reopening Massachusetts page to the COVID resources information.
  • Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, the City Council voted on May 4th to postpone the Special Preliminary to Tuesday, June 2 and the Special Election to Tuesday, June 30.
  • The City of Gardner is extending the due date for Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes to June 1st, 2020. Interest will also be waived on excise tax, water/sewer/trash bills with a due date after March 10th, 2020, as long as payment is made by June 30, 2020.  Visit the Treasurer/Collector page for more information.
  • Gardner Public Schools will be closed for the rest of the school year as ordered per Governor Charlie Baker.  Please visit the GPS website for information on remote learning for the remainder of the school year.
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Citizens announced the LISC Small Business Recovery Grant Program providing grants up to $10,000 for small businesses in Massachusetts impacted by COVID-19 has been added to the Small Business Resources page.

Massachusetts Information and Updates