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Cummington

George Leigh Sr.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

CUMMINGTON — George D. Leigh Sr., 77, of Harlow Road in Cummington passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Linda Manor Extended Care Facility, surrounded by loving family members. He was born Sept. 25, 1936, the son of the late George and Natalie (Knight) Leigh. He was raised and educated in Amherst, attending local schools there. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict, serving with the 101st … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Regional Agreement Working Group: School Location Subcommittee, 5:30 p.m., Leverett Town Hall TUESDAY: The Jones Library, Inc. Buildings and Facilities Committee, 11 a.m., Library; Select Board, 6:30 p.m. Town Hall WEDNESDAY: Conservation Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall Belchertown TUESDAY: School Committee, 6:30 p.m., Finance Committee, Select Board, both at 7 p.m., all at Chestnut Hill School; Planning Board, 7:30 p.m., Town … 0

Out-of-control brush fire damages house on East Street in Goshen

Friday, April 18, 2014

GOSHEN — A small brush fire that had been started to destroy weeds at a home at 665 East St. quickly got out of control Thursday afternoon and flames began to burn the siding of the house. Before the fire was extinguished it caused an estimated $15,000 in damage to the home, which was built in 1844, according to Fire Capt. Bob Labrie. … 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

Cummington fatal, fuel-tanker crash victim ID'd as Frank Stillman of Pittsfield; accident cause unknown

Sunday, December 22, 2013

CUMMINGTON — The driver killed when an SUV collided with a fuel tanker Friday afternoon has been identified as Frank H. Stillman, 67, of Pittsfield. Authorities still don’t know the cause of the crash. The accident remains under … 0

Head-on collision on Route 9 in Cummington kills one driver

Friday, December 20, 2013

CUMMINGTON — A head-on collision on Route 9 near the Windsor line killed the driver of an SUV that collided with a gasoline tanker truck about 3 p.m. Friday. The identity of the male victim was not released … 0

Area churches list Christmas services, events

Friday, December 20, 2013

AMHERST First Baptist Church, 434 North Pleasant St. / 549-3596 Contact: Brant Lingle Christmas Eve: 7 p.m., candlelight service, a beautiful celebration of Emmanuel, God with us. All children are invited to attend with their parents. First Congregational … 0

Area property deed transfers

Monday, December 16, 2013

For the week ending December 6, 2013 Amherst Clifford D. Resnick, Clifford David Resnick, to Patricia A. Stacey, Patricia Alyce Stacey, 280 Lincoln Ave., Amherst, No Consideration. Hilary W. Barber, Joyce M. Conlon, to Kurt Cuillin Wise, Rachel … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Dickinson Local Historic District Commission, 3 p.m.; Select Board, 6:30 p.m., both at Town Hall TUESDAY: The Jones Library, Inc. Development Committee, 1 p.m., Yiddish Book Center; Public Transportation and Bicycle Committee, 4 p.m., Town Hall; School Committee, 7 p.m., ARHS WEDNESDAY: Personnel Board, 9 a.m., … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TUESDAY: Disability Access Advisory Committee, 11:30 a.m., Stavros; Jones Library, Inc. Buildings and Facilities Committee, 1 p.m., Library; Public Shade Tree Committee, 4 p.m., Town Hall; Budget Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5:30 p.m., ARHS; Agricultural Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall; Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, 7 … 0