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Nota Bene

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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Scholarships for post-graduate students

By admin | December 15, 2014

Applications available on-line and at the Treasurer/Collector’s Office. Deadline Friday, January 16, at 4:30 p.m. Awards will be announced by the Scholarship Committee in early spring. Links to more information and application.

Topics: Scholarship Committee

Read and comment on Draft Economic Development Plan

By admin | December 15, 2014

Selectmen have initiated a process for creation of an economic development plan for the town. Links to summary philosophy and initial discussion draft for public review and comment. Selectmen will be organizing a public process to obtain broad community input, and we seek the community’s ideas and engagement as an important part of the development of the plan. We welcome your comments by email to

Topics: Selectmen 458-3500

Holiday Farmers Market this Sunday

By admin | December 11, 2014

Berkshire Grown will host Holiday Farmers Market from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, at Williams College Towne Field House on Latham Street. Featuring locally grown and produced foods and gifts, plus live music, lunch fare, and activities for children, during months when farmers’ markets are not open in the region. Admission is free.

Topics: Town Manager 458-3500

Phone calls from electricity providers

By admin | December 5, 2014

Customers of National Grid, NStar, and WMECO across Massachusetts are receiving phone calls offering deals on electricity in the wake of dramatic price increases by all three utilities. No one from the town’s aggregator - Colonial Power and Hampshire Power - is making these calls. Residents are encouraged to perform diligent research and to act carefully in their own best interest.

Topics: Town Manager 458-3500

31st Annual Holiday Walk Saturday

By admin | December 5, 2014

31st Annual Holiday Walk kicks off at 3 p.m. with the Reindog Parade!  Visit Spring Street for the parade and all that comes with celebrating the season!  Music, Santa Claus, holiday cookie bake-off, horse-drawn carriage rides, and ice sculptures!  Santa will light the tree for us at 5:30 p.m.

Topics: Community Development 458-9344

Hunting is in season

By admin | December 2, 2014

Shotgun hunting season runs from December 1 through 13. Hunting hours begin a half hour before sunrise and close a half hour after sunset. Hunting is prohibited on Sundays, and hunters are required to wear hunter orange.

The primitive firearms season follows from December 15 to 31. Archery hunting season ran from October 20 through November 29.

Topics: Police 458-5733

Shop Small Business Saturday…and everyday!

By admin | November 28, 2014

Saturday, November 29, is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities in a big way. Please join us and organizations across the country in supporting our local small business by shopping at a small business.

Topics: Community Development 458-9344

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