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Community Bulletin Board

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 p.m. in Town Hall. Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee: Wednesday 5:30 p.m. in Athol-Royalston Middle School library. Capital Program Committee: Wednesday 6 p.m. … 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, call Mike M. at 978-249-3024. Smoking Cessation: The group meets Mondays,6 to 7 p.m., in … 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 Library on Saturday at 2 p.m. Supplies will be provided. This program made possible by … 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

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 2, 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 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. Gray named to dean’s list: Brianna Gray of Ashfield has been named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Mount Ida College in Newton … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Feb. 2, 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program: On Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a free informational meeting to go over this national YMCA/CDC program. This program has prevented 58 to 70 percent of the program graduates from becoming a Type II diabetic. Call Dawn Dorsey at 773-3646, ext. … 0

Talk of the Towns, Feb. 1

Sunday, January 31, 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

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Ashfield Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Tuesday 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Planning Board: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Athol Agricultural Commission: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Selectmen: Tuesday 6:15 p.m. in Town Hall. Athol Housing Authority: Wednesday … 0

Greenfield Library Notebook, week of Feb. 1

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Writers’ Lunch: Bring your laptop or notebook and lunch to the LeVanway Meeting Room, Monday through Thursday, 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 telecommuters … 0