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Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Charlemont Scrabble Players: Scrabble players from West County play on Thursdays, 6 p.m., at the Mohawk Restaurant. New players are welcome. For more information, call Ruth at 339-5383. Colrain Exploration hike: The Deerfield River Watershed Association invites hikers and lovers of history to join Muriel Russell on Saturday, 10 a.m., for an exploration hike in the Northeast Catamount Hills of Colrain. Hikers will walk along old town roads bordered by … 0

Franklin County Fair winners

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

GREENFIELD — The following list contains first, second and third place Franklin County winners at the Franklin County Fair. Dept. 112 — Open Farm Crops (continued) Class O — Melons 2 Muskmelons: Kathleen Halberg, Shelburne Falls, first; Sondra Slesinski, South Deerfield, second. Heaviest Watermelon: Kathleen Halberg Shelburne Falls, first. Class Q — Onions 5 Red Onions: Nina Marshall, Heath, second. 3 Leeks: Doug … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Sept. 16

Monday, September 15, 2014

Free Health Talk: On Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m., the Y is providing a free health talk at a potluck luncheon. Ed Walters-Zucco, registered nurse, from Integra Home Health Agency will present “Boosting Brain Brawn.” He will cover misconceptions about dementia and things people can do to keep their brain healthy. Register at 773-3646 and bring a dish to share. Leaders Information … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 16

Monday, September 15, 2014

Bernardston Story Hour: Cushman Library at 28 Church St. offers Story Hour, Wednesdays between 4 and 5 p.m. to families with children of all ages. Each gathering features thematic stories, craft and snack. Bonnie Delcamp, Wendy Abramson and Karen Stinchfield take turns as presenters. Story Hour is sponsored … 0

Talk of the Towns: Sept. 15

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Bernardston Kiwanis Club of Bernardston: Kiwanis Club of Bernardston meets Tuesdays, Vets Club, Hartwell Street. Social time, 6 p.m.; dinner meeting 6:30. Open to the public. Cushman Library: Thematic story hour at the library, 28 Church St., Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m., Children’s Room. Each gathering includes stories, … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook, Sept. 15-19

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sunshine Story Time: Every Monday at 10 a.m., Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. This program is held in the LeVanway Meeting Room. For further information, contact Kay Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5, or check the library website: www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org. … 0

Weekly town meetings: Sept. 15-19

Friday, September 12, 2014

Ashfield Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Tuesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Planning Board: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Historical Commission: Thursday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Board of Selectmen: Wednesday 3 p.m. in Town Hall. Council on Aging: Thursday … 0

2014 Franklin County Fair winners

Friday, September 12, 2014

GREENFIELD — The following list contains first, second and third place Franklin County winners at the Franklin County Fair. Dept. 117 — Open Flowers Class A — Flower Arrangements Low Centerpiece: Margaret Stevens, Greenfield, first; Patricia Shearer, Northfield, … 0

Senior Centers, Sept. 12

Thursday, September 11, 2014

FCHC noontime meals: Franklin County Home Care Corp. serves hot noontime meals at 18 sites in Franklin County/North Quabbin Area. All persons, age 60 or older and their spouses, regardless of age, are eligible to attend by making a reservation a day in advance. For nearest meal site, … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 12

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ashfield Al-Anon meeting Mondays: The weekly 7:30 p.m. Monday meetings of Al-Anon takes place at 469 Main St., opposite St. John’s Church. Bernardston Friday Night Special: Dick’s Angels, a Relay for Life team, will serve a pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw, chips and pickle, tonight from 5 to … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 11

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Ashfield MotherWoman support group: MotherWoman, a support group for new mothers, meets on Mondays, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at St. John’s Corner, 469 Main St. This group, under the joint sponsorship of It Takes a Village and St. John’s Episcopal Church, meet each Monday, except on school … 0

Montague Recreation Notebook, Sept. 11

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Fall Tennis Lessons: Fall Tennis Lessons, Sept. 13 - Oct. 18, for children, age 7 and older, Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon (45-minute classes) at Turners Falls High School Tennis Courts. Montague residents, $45; non-residents, $50. Registration deadline is today. Scarecrow clothes sought: The department needs clothes for … 0

2014 Franklin County Fair winners list, Part 1

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

GREENFIELD — The following list contains first, second and third place Franklin County winners at the Franklin County Fair. Dept. 111 — Competitive Grange/Non-Profit Class B — Large displays Adults Education Display: Greenfield Garden Club, first; Valley Fermenters, Greenfield, second. Farm Large Display: Pine Hill Orchard, Colrain, second. … 0