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Community Bulletin Board

Weekly town meetings, Nov. 24 to 28

Friday, November 21, 2014

Ashfield Parks Commission: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Historical Commission: Tuesday 4:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Fire and Water District Tax Classification Hearing: Tuesday 7:30 a.m. in the fire district office. Board of Selectmen: Wednesday 3 p.m. in Town Hall. Charlemont Board of Assessors: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Conway Conservation Commission: Tuesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. … 0

Talk of the Towns, Nov. 21

Thursday, November 20, 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. Athol Celebrate Recovery: “Celebrate Recovery,” a 12-step program open to all seeking freedom from hurts, hang-ups and habits. The program meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., New Testament Church, 500 Main St. For further information, call Mike M. at 978-249-3024. Colrain Community Clothes … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Thanksgiving hours: Carnegie Library and Montague Center libraries will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at 5 p.m. All of the Montague libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving. Carnegie Library will be open regular hours on the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Free computer help: Available at the Carnegie Library on Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon through December, except the day after Thanksgiving. … 0

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Youth Basketball Program — Register now: Start Smart Instructional Basketball, kindergarten to Grade 2, Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (early January to late February/early March 2015); Enrollment maximum, 18. Montague residents, $30; nonresidents, $35. Due to the low enrollment capacity of this program, nonresidents will automatically be placed … 0

Talk of the Towns, Nov. 20

Wednesday, November 19, 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

Greenfield Recreation Dept. Notebook

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Travel Basketball: The registration deadline has passed, but a few spots are still available in the Grade 3 and 4 and Grade 5 and -6 travel basketball programs. Practices begin the week of Dec. 1. Games start in January. Practices are held twice a week on a rotating … 0

Talk of the Towns, Nov. 19

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Athol Loving Christian Support Group: A Loving Christian 12-Step Support Group providing an atmosphere for spiritual hope, healing and recovery, meets Fridays, 7 p.m., Lighthouse on The Rock Church, 500 Main St. ACOA Al-Anon: ACOA Al-Anon is for adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol … 0

Talk of the Towns, Nov. 18

Monday, November 17, 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

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Nov. 18

Monday, November 17, 2014

“Aging in Place”: On Wednesday at noon the YMCA will host a free potluck luncheon with guest speaker Leslie Dwight. Dwight is with “Connected Living,” a company focused on helping seniors age in place with the assistance of technology. This event is open to the public. People should … 0

Thank you letter

Sunday, November 16, 2014

We would like to say a BIG Thank you to our community for the outstanding support we had with our recent fundraiser. The Greenfield Middle School football team recently did a raffle to help with team sweatshirts, so the whole team could get one. Our raffle, a large … 0

Thank you letter

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Christmas Bazaar: Our Lady of Peace Women’s Group would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the Dove of Peace Christmas Bazaar in Turners Falls on Nov. 8. We appreciate the tremendous support of Our Lady of Peace parishioners, our sponsors, the generous local businesses … 0

Talk of the Towns: Nov. 17

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Amherst Amherst Railway Society: The society will meet Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at the Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium. Neil A. Gage Jr. will give a presentation of prototype practices for transporting military equipment by railroad. Prototype photographs from the 1940s to 1980s will be shown. Bernardston Kiwanis Club … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook: Nov. 17-21

Sunday, November 16, 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. For further information, contact Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5, or check the library’s website at: www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org. Writers’ Lunch: The LeVanway Meeting Room is open Monday … 0