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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

This week's public meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Disability Access Advisory Committee, 11:30 a.m., Stavros; Public Shade Tree Committee, 4 p.m., Agricultural Commission, 7 p.m., both at Town Hall; Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, 7 p.m., ARHS WEDNESDAY: Hampshire County Retirement Board, 9 a.m., 99 Industrial Drive, Northampton; Human Rights Commission, 6:30 p.m., Conservation Commission, 7 p.m., both at Town Hall; Housing and … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Nomination and Membership Committee of the Franklin/Hampshire Regional Employment Board, 8:30 a.m., GCC; Policy Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5 p.m., ARMS; Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Public Shade Tree Committee, 5 p.m., Town Common; Historical Commission, 6 p.m., Town Common, then Town Hall WEDNESDAY: Human Rights Commission, 6:30 p.m., Planning Board, 7:05 p.m., both at Town Hall … 0

Area meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Jones Library, Inc. Buildings and Facilities Committee, 1 p.m., Library; Joint Amherst, Pelham and Regional School Committees, 7 p.m., ARHS WEDNESDAY: Housing and Sheltering Committee, 9 a.m.; Conservation Commission, 7 p.m., both at Town Hall THURSDAY: Cultural Council, 5:30 … 0

Hilltown variety show Fuller’s Follies to raise funds for food pantry Saturday

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

CUMMINGTON — Entertainers throughout the Hilltowns will come together Saturday for a free evening of music and song aimed to appeal to all ages. The event, coordinated by resident Hattie Fuller, has become a fall tradition in Cummington, one that people have come to look forward to every … 0

Area meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TUESDAY: Jones Library, Inc. Development Committee, 3 p.m., Library; Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee, Public Transportation and Bicycle Committee, both at 4 p.m.; Design Review Board, 6:45 p.m., all at Town Hall; Budget Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 6 p.m.; Committee, 7 p.m., both at ARHS … 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; Zoning Board of Appeals, 6:30 p.m., Conservation and Development Library TUESDAY: Norwottuck Rail Trail Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Hadley Housing Authority; Agricultural Commission, 7 p.m. Town Hall WEDNESDAY: Hampshire County Retirement … 0

Hilltown Voices: History revealed in Plainfield barns; Williamsburg archives; Sugarloaf picnic

Friday, October 4, 2013

Once an essential part of life during Plainfield’s early settlement years, almost every family owned a barn. While historians estimate that more than 100 barns likely dotted the landscape in the mid 1800s, only 35 of the town’s original timber-framed barns remain, three of which will be featured … 0

This week's town-by-town municipal meeting list

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Town Meeting Coordinating Committee, 3 p.m, Town Hall TUESDAY: Disability Access Advisory Committee, 11:30 a.m., Stavros; Jones Library Buildings and Facilities Committee, 1 p.m., Library; Rental Bylaw Implementation Group, 3 p.m.; Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee, 4 p.m.; Agricultural Commission Meeting, 7 p.m., all at Town … 0

How one town parlayed a quilt, a bowl, some cookies & more into a defibrillator

Friday, September 6, 2013

With the $2,000 raised through a raffle sponsored by the Worthington Council on Aging, Director Sandra Epperly says the COA has been able to buy an automatic external defibrillator. “I am so proud of this community,” Epperly said. “We have never had a fundraiser like this before. We … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst THURSDAY: Water Supply Protection Committee, 8 a.m., DPW; Council on Aging, 9 a.m., Community Center Belchertown TUESDAY: Board of Assessors, 6 p.m., Town Hall Chesterfield TUESDAY: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Davenport WEDNESDAY: Assistant Assessor, 9:30 a.m., Davenport; Chesterfield/Goshen School Committee, 5 p.m., New Hingham Elementary School THURSDAY: … 0

Sanderson Academy in Ashfield begins new school year with new principal

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

ASHFIELD — A new face greeted students when they arrived for their first day of school at Sanderson Academy Wednesday. Emma Liebowitz, 43, of Ashfield, was hired this spring as Sanderson’s new principal after Budge Litchfield retired, ending his six-year stint in the principal’s chair. No stranger to … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Rental Bylaw Implementation Group, 3 p.m., Town Hall WEDNESDAY: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall Belchertown TODAY: Historic District By-law Commission, 5 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Agricultural Commission, 6 p.m., Town Hall; Belchertown Water District, 6 p.m., 206 Jabish … 0