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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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North Hoosac Road work to begin week of Oct 13

By admin | October 6, 2015

The Williamstown DPW will begin paving work on North Hoosac Rd. from Cole Ave. to North Adams next week. Construction will take 2-3 weeks, weather dependent, and North Hoosac Rd. will close for the duration of construction to through traffic. Please seek alternate routes. We appreciate your cooperation, please stay tuned to our website and the Town of Williamstown’s Facebook page for additional updates.

Topics: Highway Department 458-5159

Milling and Paving of West Main St. Oct. 5

By admin | October 2, 2015

West Main Street from Field Park, west to the bridge over Hemlock Brook and McCauley Lane will be milled and paved  beginning on Monday, October 5, weather permitting. The work should be completed in about a week. Access will be maintained for homeowners at all times, however, we recommend the public seek alternate routes.

Topics: General Interest

Water Main Flushing Oct. 13-26

By admin | September 29, 2015

Water Department flushing water mains Tuesday, October 13, to Monday, October 26, from 8 p.m. to midnight, weather permitting. Flushing will not be done on Friday evenings. Customers may experience turbid water and lower than normal pressure. We apologize for any inconvenience. This is a semi-annual procedure to remove sediment in the mains and check the operation of fire hydrants.

Topics: Water & Sewer Department 458-3383

New Trail on Stone Hill

By admin | September 26, 2015

The Conservation Commission has completed a new 1/2 Mile Trail on Stone Hill. The Carl Reidel Trail is a half mile trail running through 200 year old forest. Connecting to existing trails, it makes a great, easy 1 mile hiking loop out and back from the Stone Hill Lunder Center Parking Lot.

The Conservation Commission will hold a dedication for the trail in honor of Mr. Reidel, a former Williams Professor who led an effort to prevent a logging of these woods in the 1970s, on Saturday, October 3rd, at 2 PM. The public is welcome to join!

Topics: Conservation Commission 458-9344

Fiscal 2016 Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Bills Mailed

By admin | September 22, 2015

Fiscal 2016 Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills were mailed on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, and will be due Monday, November 2, 2015. Please contact the Treasurer/Collector’s office at 413-458-9342 if you own property and did not receive a bill.

Topics: Tax Collector 458-9342

Online permitting available now

By admin | September 12, 2015

As of September 2, 2015, the Community Development Department has joined the Berkshire County online permitting system for submittal of applications for residential and commercial building permits, as well as plumbing, electrical, gas, and sign permits. Please go to the Building Inspector page for further information and instructions on how to use the new system.

Topics: Inspection Services 458-9344

Late Show premier

By admin | September 8, 2015

Late Show with Steven Colbert premiers tonight on CBS 6 as Colbert succeeds David Letterman as host. Oh…and Jason Hoch succeeds Peter Fohlin as Williamstown Town Manager at 8:30 a.m. today. Catch Jason live on WilliNet at the September 14 Selectmen’s meeting at 7 p.m.

Topics: Town Manager 458-3500

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