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Williamstown OKs Fire District's Land Purchase

By an overwhelming margin Tuesday, the voters in the Fire District chose to acquire a 3.7-acre Main Street parcel where officials hope to someday build a new fire station. Four years after district officials twice tried and narrowly failed to achieve the needed two-thirds majority vote in favor of the acquisition, voters Tuesday night approved the measure by a margin of 194-22.

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Williamstown Fire District Asks Voters to Approve Land Deal

On Tuesday, the district's voters will be asked in a special 7 p.m. district meeting whether to acquire a 3.7-acre Main Street parcel where the Prudential Committee, which oversees the district, hopes to build a new fire station.

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Williamstown Finance Endorses Police Station, School Regionalization

The Finance Committee voted unanimously to support the plan of local school officials to expand the Mount Greylock Regional School District and the proposed purchase of a Simonds Road property for a new police station questions likely to be posed to the town at a special town meeting on Nov. 14.

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Williamstown Fire District Sets Date for Special Meeting on Land Purchase

The Williamstown Prudential Committee on Wednesday set Oct. 24 as the date for a special Fire District meeting to decide whether to purchase a 3.7-acre parcel on Main Street.

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Williamstown Fire District Pitches Land Purchase at Select Board

Members of the Board of Selectmen on Monday reacted favorably to a proposal by the Fire District to acquire a 3.7-acre Main Street parcel where officials hope someday to build a new fire station.

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Williamstown Fire District Plans Outreach on Land Acquisition

The Prudential Committee plans to ask Fire District voters to approve $400,000 for the purchase of the 3.7-acre so-called Lehovec property next to the new Aubuchon Hardware on Main Street (Route 2).

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Williamstown Prudential Committee Moves Forward on Land Acquisition

The committee that oversees the town's fire district voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to enter into a purchase and sales agreement for a 3.7-acre Main Street parcel where officials hope to build a new fire station.

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Williamstown Fire District Again Looks to Purchase Lehovec Property

The three-person Prudential Committee, which governs the district, has scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at which the committee is expected to vote to sign a purchase-and-sales agreement on the 3.7-acre so-called Lehovec property at 562 Main St. (Route 2).

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Williamstown Public Safety Group Finds No Option to Combine Police, Fire Facilities

If the Public Safety Building Study Committee has its way, it may not be the Public Safety Building Study Committee much longer. The panel Tuesday decided to ask the Board of Selectmen to give the committee a new focus: developing a plan for a new police station.

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Pokemon Go Players Asked Not to Block Cheshire Fire Station

The Cheshire Fire Department is asking players not to hang around the station after players have been found blocking doors with their vehicles. "We have had numerous incidents lately where we have gone to our station to respond to an emergency call and have found vehicles parked in front of our apparatus bay doors," the department posted on its Facebook page on Thursday.

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Williamstown Fire Officials Want Another Look a Repair Plan

"We ordered one thing, and we're getting something else." — Ed Briggs

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