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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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Beautiful Fall Day

By admin | September 27, 2014

Enjoy the outdoors, or check the weather report here. Thanks to National Grid we now have a weather station on our DPW tower to provide local weather information. Check it out!

Topics: Town Manager 458-3500

Real estate and personal property tax bills mailed

By admin | September 26, 2014

Real estate and personal property tax bills were mailed September 26. Payment is due November 3. Pay online to save postage and gasoline by clicking Online Payment Center under Hot Topics to the right.

Topics: Tax Collector 458-9342

Selectmen encourage submission of flag proposals

By admin | September 22, 2014

The Board of Selectmen will accept submissions by Williamstown residents for a town flag. We encourage a submission of a flag proposal, which should be scalable to 4′ by 6′, that considers the great assets of our town, including scenic beauty, education, agriculture, the arts, and our history. Submissions should be made by Friday, November 14th.

Topics: Board of Selectmen 458-3500

Cultural council grant application deadline approaching

By admin | September 22, 2014

Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire (CCNB) is accepting applications until October 15 to fund projects for 2015. Applications and guidelines are available at local libraries and town halls or online at www.mass-culture.org. Applications must be postmarked by October 15, 2014. For more information, contact Heather O’Brien at (413) 281-0455 or obriens12@verizon.net.

CCNB, a granting organization funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, represents 11 municipalities in Northern Berkshire County,  including Williamstown. The CCNB accepts grant applications from individuals  and organizations for projects in the arts, humanities, and interpretive  sciences.  These projects must provide a public benefit, such as a concert,  school field trip, lecture, theatre performance, or exhibition. Review panels  look for projects that are innovative, collaborative, demonstrate creative  excellence, contribute to the cultural vitality of our community, and address a  community need or reach an underserved population.

Topics: General Interest

National Voter Registration Day Tuesday

By admin | September 22, 2014

Williamstown League of Women Voters will be at the foot of Spring Street near Tunnel City Coffee Tuesday morning, September 23, to help register new voters for the November elections.

Topics: General Interest

Paint Collection Day Saturday

By admin | September 11, 2014

Paint collection day at the Transfer Station off Simonds Road Saturday, September 13, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fee $2 per liquid gallon for oil-based and latex finishes. No charge for spray paint. Follow the link for more information on special collections.

Topics: Public Works 458-9345

State primary election Tuesday

By admin | September 8, 2014

Voting will take place in the gymnasium of the Elementary School from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Parking in the School Street lot. Access to the gym only through the back doors from the School Street lot. All other doors, including the main entrance on Church Street, will be locked on all election days at School Committee request.

Residents with questions regarding status of their voter registration or the absentee process should call Town Clerk Mary C. Kennedy at 458-9341.

Topics: Town Clerk Mary Courtney Kennedy 458-9341


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