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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

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 21

Thursday, January 21, 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 Recreation Notebook, Jan. 21

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Open Swim: Turners Falls High School Pool, Tuesday and Friday evenings, Jan. 22, 26, and 29, continuing into February. 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. American Red Cross Baby-sitting Course: Feb. 9 and … 0

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 20

Wednesday, January 20, 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 and 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 … 0

Greenfield Recreation Notebook

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Winter Carnival: Save the date for the 2016 Winter Carnival, Feb. 5 to 7. Winter is Magic. Kicking off the weekend is live downtown ice carving, the Parade of Lights, followed by Fireworks bursting over the iconic Poet Seat Tower. The fun continues throughout the weekend Visit our … 0

FCTS honor roll

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

TURNERS FALLS — The following Franklin County Technical School students were named to the school’s Trimester 1 Honor Roll for 2015-16. Seniors High honors: Fallyn Adams, Zachary Barker, Kaitlin Churchill, Victoria Howes, Haley Lowell, Timothy Momaney, Emily Sullivan and Teagan Valeski. Honors: Culleen Ames, Nicholas Baranoski, Meagan Blais, … 0

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 19

Tuesday, January 19, 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 … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Kids Cooking Class: On Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., children, ages 7 to 12, will learn the correct way to peel, chop, mash, measure, season and more. Then they will get to taste the results of their efforts. Chef Marty will be the instructor. The fee is … 0

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 18

Sunday, January 17, 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

Town meetings, week of Jan. 18

Friday, January 15, 2016

Ashfield Personnel Committee: Wednesday 7 p.m. Planning Board: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Bernardston Recreation Commission: Sunday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Master Plan Steering Committee: Tuesday 7 p.m. in Bernardston Elementary School. Buckland Cultural Council: Monday 7 p.m. in Buckland Public Library. Recreation Committee: Tuesday 6 p.m. in Town … 0

Greenfield Library Notebook

Monday, January 18, 2016

Library Closed: The library will be closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Mother Goose on the Loose: Join the happy circle with Kay Lyons at a lap-sit story hour for children age 3 and under (with a grown-up) at the Greenfield Public Library on … 0