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Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 5

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Athol ACOA Al-Anon: For adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol Hospital’s conference room. Colrain Strachota earns second honors: Michael Strachota of Colrain has been named to second honors on the Clark University dean’s list. To be eligible for second honors, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Conway Food Sale: United Church of Conway will hold a food sale on Friday, 10:15 a.m. to … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 4

Monday, August 3, 2015

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

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Aug. 4

Monday, August 3, 2015

Gymnastics Camps: The Y offers half-day and full-day gymnastics camps for boys and girls, age 4 to 14. There is one more session this summer, Aug. 10 to 14. The campers are divided into groups of six based on age and experience. All skill levels are welcome. Parents can add early care and late care for a full day of exciting childcare. Go … 0

Talk of the Towns, July 23

Thursday, July 23, 2015

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 Recreation Notebook

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Summer Playground Program: There are spots remaining in the summer program held through Friday, Aug. 14; Mondays through Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Discovery and Sports & Adventures), 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (Preschool Playgroup). Fee Schedule: Preschool Playgroup-Montague residents $40/child/week, nonresident $50/child/week; Discovery Program-Montague residents $70/child/week, … 0

Talk of the Towns, July 22

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Athol ACOA Al-Anon: For adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol Memorial Hospital’s conference room. Bernardston Playgroup: Thursday, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Bernardston Elementary School. Thursday’s schedule follows the PVRSD school calendar. Creative playtime for families with children, infant to pre-school age. For more information, … 0

Talk of the Towns, July 21

Monday, July 20, 2015

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 … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Camp Apex Session 4: The fourth of four two-week sessions of Camp Apex runs August 3 to 14. The theme for the fourth session is “Camper vs. Wild.” Campers will explore Camp Apex and its 33 acres of woods in search of the old oak tree, the hidden … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Harry Potter Quidditch Club: Play on a Quidditch team on the Great Lawn of the Greenfield Public Library. Play the Muggle version of the wizards’ game and take Hogwarts “classes” with Professor McGonagall. Rain or shine. This free activity for ages 6 to 13 is part of the … 0

Talk of the Towns: July 20

Sunday, July 19, 2015

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. Deerfield Victoria Isenstein, a resident of Deerfield, graduated from Roger Williams University, … 0

Weekly Town Meetings, July 20-25

Friday, July 17, 2015

Ashfield Board of Health: Tuesday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Assessors: Wednesday 11 a.m. in Town Hall. Board of Selectmen: Wednesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Special town meeting: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Charlemont Hawlemont Regional School Committee: Tuesday 4:30 p.m. in Hawlemont. Colrain … 0

Beacon Hill Roll Call, July 13-17, 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015

By BOB KATZEN THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. CUT OFF LOCAL AID TO SANCTUARY CITIES AND TOWNS Here is the 31-125 vote on which the House defeated an amendment that would withhold local aid from any cities … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook

Friday, July 17, 2015

Summer Reading Programs For Children and Adults: Sign-up at any of the three Montague Public Libraries. Police Dog Demonstration: Wednesday, July 22, 10:15 a.m., at the Carnegie Library. Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Young children of … 0