North County Notebook: Nov. 28, 2019

  • Laura Mitchell and Katherine Chmura make wreaths during a workshop organized by the Leyden United Methodist Church last year. This year’s workshop will be held on Sunday. Staff Photo/Melina Bourdeau

Published: 11/29/2019 11:29:45 AM
Make wreaths in Leyden

LEYDEN — The Leyden United Methodist Church will be hold its annual wreath making workshop on Sunday at Town Hall.

There will be two sessions, one from noon to 2 p.m. and a second from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost to participate is $20 per wreath.

Bring gardening gloves and pruners, if you have them, and additional accents if you wish to add more than a bow, which is provided. All ages are welcome to participate and other wreaths will be available for purchase.

Church holding craft, vendor fair

LEYDEN — The United Methodist Church will host its Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in both the Town Hall and the church.

There will be a lunch prepared by the church, a bake sale and a silent auction. More information is available on the event’s Facebook page, “Leyden Craft And Vendor Fair.”

Warwick school planning ‘mitten tree’

WARWICK — Warwick Community School staff members are planning a “mitten tree” of handmade scarves, hats and mittens to give to each student when they leave for winter break on Dec. 19.

The school invites knitters and crocheters to help with the project by crafting some winter wear and donating them for the tree. Handmade items can be dropped off at the Warwick Community School by Dec. 16, or contact the school at 978-544-6310.

Winter parking ban starts Sunday

NORTHFIELD — The winter parking ban goes into effect on Dec. 1. Any vehicles left unattended through April 30, between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. on town highways, will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Residents are advised not to put any snow or ice from a privately-owned property onto any street, land, alley or other person’s property. The penalty is a minimum of $10 per offense.

Snow and ice shall be removed from sidewalks within the Northfield town boundaries on: Main Street, Holton Street, Parker Avenue, Highland Avenue, and Mount Hermon Station Road from West Northfield Road north to the Vermont border.

Bernardston seeks full-time truck driver, equipment operator, laborer

BERNARDSTON — The town is looking to hire a full-time truck driver, equipment operator and laborer. Applications are due Dec. 4.

Qualifications and skills include a valid Massachusetts Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL), with air-brake endorsement and a Massachusetts hoisting license. Plowing and sanding experience is required.

Information on hours and benefits can be found on the Bernardston town website under the “Job Posting” tab.

Applications are available at Town Hall, 38 Church St., during business hours, Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applications and resumes can be emailed to or sent to Town of Bernardston, P.O. Box 504, Bernardston, MA 01337.

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