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AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Regional Agreement Working Group: Education Subcommittee, 8:30 a.m., Policy Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5 p.m., both at ARMS; Public Art Commission, 10:30 a.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: The Jones Library, Inc. Buildings and Facilities Committee, 1 p.m., Library; Public Transportation and Bicycle Committee, 4 p.m. Town Hall WEDNESDAY: Town Meeting Coordinating Committee, 1:30 p.m., Planning Board, 7:05 p.m, Zoning Board of Appeals, 6 p.m., all at Town … 0

Making News: Local banks, new owner for Easthampton Machine & Tool, nutrition grant for elders and Blue Cross honors

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Ewald named vice president and financial reporting manager at Hampden Bank SPRINGFIELD — Arley R. Ewald of Northampton has been named vice president and financial reporting manager at Hampden Bank. In her new position, Ewald will be responsible for Security and Exchange Commission reporting as well as the day-to-day activity for the bank’s … 0

Mixed reception in Montague for representatives of Tennessee Gas Pipeline project

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

MONTAGUE — Representatives of the company planning a natural gas pipeline through Franklin County attended their first local public meeting this week to a mixed reception. At least 80 people Monday filled the Town Hall’s upstairs meeting room and the attached hallway, with an overflow room downstairs. The crowd included of supportive union members, residents of other counties opposed to the project and … 0

Area meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TUESDAY: School Committee, 7 p.m., Town Hall WEDNESDAY: Personnel Board, 9 a.m., Town Hall THURSDAY: Recycling and Refuse Management Committee, 4 p.m., Public Works Meeting Room; Zoning Board of Appeals, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall Belchertown TODAY: Fair Committee, 7:15 p.m., Freedom Hall; Board of Health, 7:30 p.m., … 0

Hilltown Voices: Creamery Co-op brings back popular tastings

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Old Creamery Co-op in Cummington is bringing back its popular tasting series. On the first Sunday of the month, the cooperative market will host a tasting event featuring popular food items. Each tasting will focus on one specific food. “Before the Creamery became a co-op, they did … 0

Area meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Budget Coordinating Group, 8:30 a.m., Town Hall; Housing Authority, 4:30 p.m., 33 Kellogg Ave.; Budget Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5:15 p.m., ARMS; Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Jones Library Investment Committee, 10:30 a.m., Library; Joint Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee and Union 26 … 0

Hilltown Voices: Conway School students help with Chesterfield cemetery review

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Two students from the Conway School of Landscape Design recently provided the Cemetery Commission with a comprehensive report on two town cemeteries that may help guide town officials in planning for the properties. William C. Jolly, Chesterfield’s superintendent … 0

Mohawk Trail schools take preliminary look at four-day school week

Thursday, January 23, 2014

PLAINFIELD — The Mohawk Trail Regional School District, which serves students from Plainfield, is eyeing the idea of a four-day school week, estimated to save $400,000. Officials said they are forced to consider this option because the state has reneged in its commitment to fund transportation for regional … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TUESDAY: Public Transportation and Bicycle Committee, 4 p.m.; Design Review board, 6:30 p.m., both at Town Hall; Budget Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5:30 p.m.; School Committee, 7 p.m., both at ARHS WEDNESDAY: Housing and Sheltering Committee, 9 a.m.; Planning Board and Zoning Subcommittee, 5 p.m., … 0

Fifteen local students to head to Boston Saturday for afternoon of community service led by governor

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Fifteen local students are among the 400 eighth-graders who will be spending an afternoon doing community service in Boston Saturday as part of a program launched by Gov. Deval Patrick to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Patrick initiated Project 351 during his inaugural in 2011 to promote community … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Recycling and Refuse Management Committee, 5 p.m., DPW; Select Board, 6:30 p.m.; Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee, 7 p.m., both at Town Hall TUESDAY: Jones Library Development Committee, 1 p.m., Yiddish Book Center, Amherst; Public Shade Tree Committee, 4 p.m., Town Hall; Budget Subcommittee of … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst THURSDAY: The Jones Library Board of Trustees, 9 a.m., Library Belchertown No meetings scheduled. Chesterfield TODAY: Assistant Assessor, 9:30 a.m.; Select Board, 4 p.m.; Tax Collector; 6:30 p.m.; Assessors, Police Department, Town Clerk, all at 7 p.m., all at Davenport THURSDAY: Senior Housing Committee, 12:30 p.m., Community … 0

Notchview will open cafe, thanks to Old Creamery partnership

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

CUMMINGTON — A day spent outdoors cross-country skiing or snowshoeing works up quite the appetite. Knowing this, Trustees of the Reservation have teamed up with the Old Creamery Co-op to open a new café at the Notchview Reservation … 0