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Target Date for Opening: May 1, 2023


Interior finishes ongoing.

Furniture delivery in March

Exterior work in April.


Contact Community Center Building Committee, or

Matthew Bachtold, Library Director,  508-529-6272.

Project Description:

The Upton Community Center is a new facility of 15,132 square feet to house the Upton Town Library and the Council on Aging, at an estimated project cost of $12.4 million.

Located at 9 Milford Street, the facility includes a redesigned playground and shared parking with the adjacent VFW.

Approved by Upton Voters:

Town Meeting  5/8/2021

Town Election  5/11/2021

Interior Finishes

Feb 24, 2023

Finishing up painting and ceilings.

Interior finishes are being installed, including acoustic panels on walls, millwork and the beginning of flooring.

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Jan 19, Men's restroom, showing partition and tile colors.

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Jan 26, Cabinetry and future location of sinks in the Classroom on the south end of the building.

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Feb 9, Millwork cabinets in the food pantry room.  This room will be for distributing canned food, dry goods and other items to residents in need.

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Feb 9, Kitchen equipment being installed - sinks, icemaker, oven, range, and not visible are freezer, refrigerator, warming / serving trays.

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Feb 16, a view down the main walkway of the building spine, looking south into the Classroom.  On the left are the acoustical tack panels and higher wall panels.

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Feb 16, Children's area on the south end of the building.  The piles of boxes are newly delivered carpet tiles.

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Feb 16, looking south into the children's area along the west wall.  Benches and counters are being installed on the right.

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Feb 16, Quiet study rooms at the north end of the library collection.  The orange paint is the most colorful wall in the building.

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