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Gill-Montague Notebook

Mutton and Mead seeks volunteers for cleanup

MONTAGUE — Nothing recalls medieval times like refuse, but organizers would rather spare the environment by recycling and are seeking volunteers to help.

The Mutton and Mead Medieval Festival is this weekend, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, at the Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club, 210 Turners Falls Road, Montague.

Volunteers work half the day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 2 to 6 p.m., collecting recyclables from designated bins and sorting and processing materials. Volunteer receive free festival admission and a T-shirt.

Help is also needed for setup today and next week.

To sign up, visit www.muttonandmead.org/volunteer or contact Chris Tobey, event recycling coordinator, at: kit4172001@yahoo.com or 413-522-2807.

Questions? Contact Tobey or event organizer David Agro at: david@qualia-x.com.

Riverside water meeting to vote on officers and budget

GILL — The Riverside Water District will hold it s annual meeting to approve a budget and elect officers Tuesday .

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Riverside Municipal Building, home to the Four Winds School, 54 French King Highway.

There will be an election of district officers and voters, district bill-payers, will be asked to approve an annual budget of $45,278 for the upcoming fiscal year, up $50 or an eleventh of a percent.

Nominations for officers will be taken from the floor.

The following incumbents are seeking re-election: Marie Suprenant, moderator, one year; Bruce Yukl, commissioner, three years; Priscilla Fowler, clerk, one year; Priscilla Fowler, treasurer, one year.

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