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Adams to Consider Bellevue Cemetery Expansion

Cemetery Commissioner Bruce Shepley asked the commission last week to consider future projects to include in a five-year capital improvement plan for the town’s cemeteries.

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Adams Cemetery Commission Appoints Caretakers

The Cemetery Commission appointed two residents to take care of two historic Cemeteries. Last week the Cemetery appointed residents Allen Mendel and Johanna Maxwell as the caretakers of Daniels Court Cemetery and Bowens Corner Cemetery.

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Adams Cemetery Commission Discuss Stone Ornaments

The Cemetery Commission has asked the Department of Public Works to keep a closer eye on the accumulation of trash at the cemeteries.

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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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