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Municipal Building open M-F 8:30-4:30. Transfer station Tu-F 7:30-3:30 and Sat. 7-3.


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MGRSD candidate forum online @ WilliNet

By admin | October 29, 2014

WilliNet candidate’s forum online to help inform voters on the contested election for Mount Greylock School Committee. Three candidates are vying for two four-year seats in Williamstown. The other Williamstown seat and the two Lanesborough seats are uncontested. Registered voters in Williamstown and Lanesborough vote for members from both towns.

Topics: Town Clerk Mary Courtney Kennedy 458-9341

Absentee ballots available

By admin | October 28, 2014

Absentee ballots are available in the Town Clerk’s office. Residents may vote absentee if they will be absent from town on Election Day, have a physical disability that prevents them from voting at the polling place, or cannot vote at the polls due to religious beliefs. All applications for absentee ballots must be made in writing no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, November 3. Link to ballot for online viewing.

A voter may apply for an absentee ballot and then vote in the Town Clerk’s office during the same visit. Family members of a person qualified to vote by absentee may request an absentee ballot on their behalf. It is important to request an absentee ballot as soon as possible, as the Town Clerk must mail the ballot directly to the voter.

Topics: Town Clerk Mary Courtney Kennedy 458-9341

Main Street paving Tuesday

By admin | October 27, 2014

Any Main Street travel lane paving not completed Monday will occur Tuesday, October 28, as well as the start of driveway and roadway apron paving. Once again, many side roads on Main Street will be temporarily closed on Tuesday and alternate routes are strongly encouraged. Main Street through traffic should see minimal delays Tuesday.

Topics: Public Works 458-9345

Main Street paving Monday - weather permitting

By admin | October 26, 2014

Main Street paving is scheduled to commence Monday, October 27, at 7 a.m. in the westbound lane from Water Street to Field Park. The plan is to reverse direction and pave the eastbound lane back to Water Street Monday afternoon, completing both travel lanes in one day. This process could last until 7 p.m. Monday evening. Main Street traffic could see extensive delays on Monday. Alternate routes: Green River Road and North Hoosac Road.

During this time, all side roads on Main Street between Field Park and Water Street will be closed at some point while new blacktop is properly rolled and cooled. Most of these side roads have an alternate access and these should be used by all motorists: Stetson Court: Access from Hoxsey St. Hoxsey St: Access from Walden Street or Knolls Road. Park St: Access from Syndicate Road. Chapin Hall Drive: Access from Mission Park Drive. Spring St: Access from Latham St (Park in the Municipal Lot or on Walden Street). Hopkins Hall Drive: Access from Mission Park Drive. Southworth St: Access from Church St.

Topics: Public Works 458-9345

Water main flushing weeknights

By admin | October 24, 2014

Water Department will be flushing water mains beginning Monday, October 27, through Thursday, October 30, and again Monday, November 3, through Friday, November 6, between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and midnight, weather permitting. Customers may experience some riled water and lower than normal pressure. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

This is a semi-annual procedure to remove sediment in the mains and to check the operation of all fire hydrants. Questions regarding this matter please feel free to call the business office at 458-3383.

Topics: Water & Sewer Department 458-3383

Mark your calendar for December 6!

By admin | October 23, 2014

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Williamstown Holiday Walk can’t be far behind. The date has been set by the Chamber of Commerce for Saturday, December 6. Mark your calendar for shopping bargains, tasty treats, and the world famous ReinDog Parade.

Topics: Town Manager 458-3500

Trick-or-Treat October 31

By admin | October 22, 2014

Halloween Trick-or-Treat hours in Williamstown will be 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 31.

Topics: Selectmen 458-3500

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