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Community Bulletin Board

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Special Town Meeting: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall (Selectboard meeting follows.) Conservation Commission: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Board of Health: Thursday 8 a.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Buckland Public Library. Planning Board: Monday 8:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Special Town Meeting: Tuesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Charlemont Board of … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook, Sept. 19

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Staff Picks: Looking for a good book or a different author? Check out the staff picks display in the adult reading/computer room at Carnegie Library. Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 to 7. Young children of all ages and their families are invited to wind down at the end of the day with stories, music … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 19

Thursday, September 18, 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

Senior Centers

Thursday, September 18, 2014

FCHC noontime meals: Franklin County Home Care Corp. serves hot noontime meals at 18 sites in Franklin County/North Quabbin Area. All persons, age 60 or older and their spouses, regardless of age, are eligible to attend by making a reservation a day in advance. For nearest meal site, … 0

Franklin County Fair Winners

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — Winners from the Franklin County Fair. ‘Got Talent Competition’ Winners of the Franklin County “Got Talent Competition”: Adult Division Samantha Lopez, Sunderland, first. Jan Morris, Northfield, second. Craze Faze Dance, Greenfield, third. Junior Division Sophia Schwiek, … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 18

Wednesday, September 17, 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

Franklin County Fair Winners

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Dept. 120 — Home Arts Class H — Other Crafts Basketry: Laurie Smith, Sunderland, first. Bead Work: Laurie Smith, Sunderland, and Andrea LaJeunesse, Greenfield, both first; Margaret Stevens, Greenfield, second. Christmas Wreath: Donna Tozloski, Turners Falls, first. Ukrainian Egg(s): Carol Kostecki, Montague, first. Decorated Gourd: Patricia Shearer, Northfield, … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Charlemont Scrabble Players: Scrabble players from West County play on Thursdays, 6 p.m., at the Mohawk Restaurant. New players are welcome. For more information, call Ruth at 339-5383. Colrain Exploration hike: The Deerfield River Watershed Association invites hikers and lovers of history to join Muriel Russell on Saturday, … 0

Franklin County Fair winners

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

GREENFIELD — The following list contains first, second and third place Franklin County winners at the Franklin County Fair. Dept. 112 — Open Farm Crops (continued) Class O — Melons 2 Muskmelons: Kathleen Halberg, Shelburne Falls, first; Sondra Slesinski, South Deerfield, second. Heaviest Watermelon: Kathleen Halberg Shelburne Falls, … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Sept. 16

Monday, September 15, 2014

Free Health Talk: On Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m., the Y is providing a free health talk at a potluck luncheon. Ed Walters-Zucco, registered nurse, from Integra Home Health Agency will present “Boosting Brain Brawn.” He will cover misconceptions about dementia and things people can do to … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 16

Monday, September 15, 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

Talk of the Towns: Sept. 15

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Bernardston Kiwanis Club of Bernardston: Kiwanis Club of Bernardston meets Tuesdays, Vets Club, Hartwell Street. Social time, 6 p.m.; dinner meeting 6:30. Open to the public. Cushman Library: Thematic story hour at the library, 28 Church St., Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m., Children’s Room. Each gathering includes stories, … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook, Sept. 15-19

Sunday, September 14, 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. This program is held in the LeVanway Meeting Room. For further information, contact Kay Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5, or check the library website: www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org. … 0