Friday May 3
Annual town meeting voters will be asked to approve a $226,388 town government budget, join the Blackboard Connect Notification System for townwide emergency alerts, and to ask Baystate Health Systems to keep Baystate Franklin Medical Center a "full-service community hospital." The annual meeting begins Monday at 0 WENDELL - Voters Monday will be ... (more)
Shutesbury to vote on budgets Saturday
Town residents Saturday will be asked to approve the proposed $5,778,104 operating budget for next year when the annual town meeting convenes at 9 a.m. in the Shutesbury Elementary School.
Leverett bushwhacks its own route
LEVERETT - If there's a "poster child" for broadband development in rural western Massachusetts, it's Leverett, which last month signed a $2.7 million contract to build a "last-mile" fiber-optic network along its 40 miles of roads, for universal telecommunication service that's expected to be up and running sometime next year.
Shutesbury still looking at regionalization
Town officials voted earlier this month not to be part of plans to regionalize the elementary schools of Leverett, Amherst and Pelham, but talks continue as the Shutesbury Regional School District Planning Committee met this week to discuss how the town could fit into the regionalization plans.
Amherst Regional School District planning board proposes creation of...
The Regional School District planning board has voted to create a pre-kindergarten through sixth-grade regional district with three of the four towns in the current 7- through 12-grade district.