Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 10

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Athol ACOA Al-Anon: For adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol Hospital’s conference room. Bernardston Free Playgroup: Come Play & Learn, for parents/caregivers with children, infants to age 5, Thursdays 9:30 to 11 a.m., Bernardston Elementary School gymnasium, 37 School St. The playgroup follows the public school calendar and is sponsored by PVRSD CFCE. For more information, contact Deb Wood at 498-2660 or email: woodd@pvrsdk12.org Conway UCC … 0

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 9, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Ashfield Osteoporosis Exercise Program: Osteoporosis Exercise Program for bone health, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., St. John’s Corner. Ongoing and free. For more information, call 625-2502. 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 … 0

Brush-burning season, but only until May 1

Monday, February 8, 2016

Area fire chiefs are reminding residents that the only time they can burn brush is from Jan. 15 to May 1. Shelburne Fire Chief John Taylor, speaking on behalf of the county chiefs organization, said, “This is the only time in the year that homeowners are allowed to burn brush and other forestry debris, and even during this time a permit is required … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook, Feb. 8

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Writers’ Lunch: Bring your laptop or notebook and lunch to the LeVanway Meeting Room Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. for self-directed writing time. Open for Business: The LeVanway Meeting Room is open every Monday and Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. for local businesspeople and … 0

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 8

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Bernardston Kiwanis Club of Bernardston: Meets Tuesdays, Vets Club, Hartwell Street. Social time, 6 p.m.; dinner meeting 6:30. Open to the public. Colrain Alcoholics Anonymous: Fragrance-free open meeting, Tuesdays at noon, Colrain Community Church, Route 112. Erving Free Weekly Playgroup: Enjoy time with your child(ren) and other families … 0

Weekly Town Meetings, Feb. 8 to 12, 2016

Friday, February 5, 2016

Ashfield Selectboard: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Selectboard: Tuesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Conservation Commission: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Athol Board of Assessors: Tuesday 4 p.m. in Town Hall. Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee: Tuesday 6:30 … 0

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 5, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Ashfield Al-Anon meeting Mondays: Weekly at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at 469 Main St., opposite St. John’s Church. Athol ‘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, … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook, Feb. 5, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Valentine Party: A Valentine Party will be held at Carnegie Library this Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Children of all ages and their families are invited to come and make Valentines and other activities. Valentine Card Making: Adults are invited to come make Valentine cards at Carnegie … 0

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Ashfield MotherWoman support group: 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, meets each Monday, except on school holidays. … 0

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, Feb. 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Open Swim: Turners Falls High School Pool; Tuesday and Friday evenings: Feb. 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26; March: 1, 4, 8 and 11; Family Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. For rates, contact MPRD or log onto www.montague.net. Cookies & … 0

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 3, 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Athol ACOA Al-Anon: For adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol Hospital’s conference room. Bernardston Free Playgroup: Come Play & Learn, for parents/caregivers with children, infants to age 5, Thursday’s 9:30 to 11 a.m., Bernardston Elementary School gymnasium, 37 School St. The playgroup follows the … 0

Greenfield Recreation Notebook, Feb. 3, 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Winter Carnival Traffic Alert: A reminder that Main Street and Federal Street will be closed on Friday from 6 to 6:30 p.m. for the Winter Carnival Parade of Lights. Seek alternate route. Gerrett Street will also be closed. There will be no parking on either side of Beacon … 0

Greenfield Community College Dean’s List

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

GREENFIELD — The following Greenfield Community College students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2015-16 semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Jodi Rachel Abramowitz, David Alexander Ahlberg, Jaimie B. Allen, Elaine L. Anderson, Antonio J. Andreas, Jennifer K. Argy, Megan Hypatia Balmos, Casey Banning, Rylan … 0