A deer died naturally but was laying on the side of the Ore Bed Road. It was bloated and "ready to explode."
Sources haven't confirmed the actual conversation but iBerkshires can imagine it went something like this: "I'm not touching it," said a highway worker. "Call the animal control officer."
For the second time this summer, the convenience store chain has requested a continuation of its public hearing on its proposal to build a new gas station on Commercial Street. The hearing has been rescheduled to Sept. 11.
This doesn’t mean you should make drastic changes to your portfolio. You still need to stick with the asset allocation that’s suitable for your situation, which typically involves owning a certain percentage of growth-oriented vehicles, such as stocks, and a certain percentage of fixed-income securities, such as bonds.
Durocher was one of 20 students who successfully completed this year's summer programs that brought young people into participating businesses and organizations to experience not only a work environment but tryout potential careers.
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation has confirmed that rules that ban the use of motorized vehicles such as snowmobiles or motorcycles don't apply to adaptive equipment such as scooters and wheelchairs.
Owner and manager Wayne Gelinas appeared before the Planning Board on Monday with a presentation on how he will restore the closed gift shop, rebuild cabins and turn the residence into a wine and coffee bar. He anticipates the renovations and construction would be done in three phases.
With the Russell Field Renovation Project delayed at least another season, the Parks Commission agreed to put efforts into resolving a few safety issues at the park — specifically with the softball field.
St. John, who serves as superintendent of building and grounds, said the repair of this small portion of the roof is estimated to cost $64,566. This, with the $24,000 the town originally allocated to make the repairs plus other smaller costs, brings the amount to approximately $95,000.
The commemoration also marks the 271st anniversary of the rebuilding of Fort Massachusetts. Wendy Champney and her group Save Fort Massachusetts Memorial have fought long and hard to preserve the land that the original fort stood upon, and in past years have stressed the importance of celebrating and preserving these historic events and landmarks.
Paul Caccaviello, Andrea Harrington and Judith Knight are vying for the nomination that will essentially determine the winner in the race since there is no other candidate on the general election ballot.
All activities during the day Saturday and Sunday are free. Evening performances are ticketed for various prices, an all festival pass is $45. Tickets are available online. The festival is being held at the Stationery Factory at 63 Flansburg Ave.
The state Legislature relax a bit in the early hours of Aug. 1 as the formal legislative session was ready to close.
But, wait, wait. State Rep. Paul Mark had one more bill -- a land taking for the town of North Field intended to help local farmers.
Habitat for Humanity, which was chosen by the town's Affordable Housing Trust to build two single-family homes at the corner of Cole Avenue and Maple Street, is looking for help from a local resident or business.