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Adams Cemetery Garage Project to Got Out to Bid Next Year

Commissioner Bruce Shepley read a letter from interim Town Administrator Donna Cesan at Thursday's meeting stating that architecture firm EDM is working on construction documents and public bidding materials and hope to go out to bid no later than the end of January 2019.

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Adams Purchases Cold Storage Shed for Bellevue

The town plans to renovate the garage at Bellevue Cemetery and knock down a decrepit shed. This would leave the town with an updated garage but no cold storage.

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Adams Needs Funding Source for Cemetery Shed

Commissioner Bruce Shepley told the commission Wednesday that although they may have found a proper storage shed to meet cold storage needs at Bellevue Cemetery, actually purchasing it may be a problem.

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Bellevue Cemetery Vandal May Be Groundhog

A Huffington Post article from 2012 tells a similar story of when residents of Hudson, N.Y., were up in arms when flags were disappearing from one of their cemeteries. However, after setting up some surveillance gear, they found a groundhog was the thief.

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Adams' Bellevue Cemetery Still Has Storage Needs

Currently, there is a white shed at Bellevue that serves this purpose but is on the verge of falling down. Shepley added that the shed is not secure and has recently been broken in to.

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Adams to Move Forward With Bellevue Garage Project

EDM Architecture engineer Jeromy Richardson and architect Tim Widman and interim Town Administrator Donna Cesan met with the commission on Tuesday to go over revamped plans that have brought the project under the $105,000 budget.

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Cheshire Cemetery Commission to Be Vacant

The Selectmen believe that the only remaining member Jack Girard does not plan to run in May, although he has until March 19 to return papers.

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Bellevue Storage Facility More Expensive Than Anticipated

The Cemetery Commission finally received cost estimates for a possible storage facility at Bellevue Cemetery, however, all estimates are higher than the anticipated amount. Interim Town Administrator met with the commission Thursday with the EDM report in hand that outlined three possible building scenarios, however, all were well over the $100,000 former town administrator Tony Mazzucco said it would cost.

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Adams Cemetery Commission Gets Engineering Bill

Commissioner Bruce Shepley said the commission did give Mazzucco permission to begin the study and although they should have asked him where the money would come from to fund the study, it is still part of the project.

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Engineer Drawing Up Bellevue Garage Plans

The town has hired engineers to draw up multiple plans for a possible new or extended maintenance garage at Bellevue Cemetery.

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Cemetery Commission Seeks Engineer Study of Bellevue Garage

The town will use an engineering firm to gather cost estimates for expanding the Department of Public Works facility at Bellevue Cemetery. The Cemetery Commission was asked to use funds to either replace or add on to the existing garage and after a tour of the grounds Monday, commissioners agreed to start moving the project forward.

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Adams Taking Next Steps With Bellevue Cemetery Shed

The Cemetery Commission is taking the next steps in installing a new storage building at Bellevue Cemetery to replace the current shed that is falling down. Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco requested the commissioners on Thursday plan a walk-through of the cemetery.

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Adams Selectmen Thank Longtime Council on Aging Van Driver

The Selectmen on Wednesday night thanked Council on Aging van driver Rita Clarke for her 24 years of service.

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Cheshire Cemetery Commission May Lower Weekend Fees

The Cemetery Commission may lower its new weekend $500 burial fee and find a compromise price by request of the Selectmen, who felt it too steep.

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Adams May Create Volunteer Cemetery Restoration Group

The Cemetery Commission may try to create a volunteer group to help clean up Maple Street Cemetery and stand fallen stones. The Cemetery Commission visited both Maple Street and Bellevue cemeteries Thursday to survey the conditions of the Harrington and Plunkett mausoleums but were more concerned about the downed stones at Maple Street.

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