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Williamstown Fire District Voters OK Purchase of Tanker Truck

Voters on Tuesday unanimously approved the Williamstown Fire District's budget in a brief annual meeting at Williamstown Elementary School.

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Williamstown Fire District Election, Meeting Set for Tuesday

The polls will open at 4 p.m. and will stay open until at least 7 p.m. for the election, in which John Notsley, the chair of the five-person Prudential Committee, is one of several candidates on the ballot running without opposition.

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Williamstown Fire District Proposes Tax Cut for FY21

The Fire District will ask voters to approve a slight tax increase when they convene the annual district meeting at the end of the month.

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Williamstown Fire District Eyes Slight Decrease in Spending for FY21

The Prudential Committee, which oversees the district, at its Wednesday meeting, reviewed the FY21 spending plan and other warrant articles for the June 30 annual district meeting.

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Williamstown Fire District 'Slows' Building Project in Light of Economy

The Prudential Committee on Wednesday discussed the need to slow down in its quest to replace the Water Street fire station in light of the current state of the economy.

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Williamstown Fire District Moving to Hire Owner's Project Manager for Station Project

At its Wednesday meeting, held via video conference, four members of the five-person board that governs the fire district decided to draft a Request for Services to issue in hopes of finding an OPM.

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Williamstown Fire District Seeks Candidates for Governing Body Spots

In 2018, district voters OKed a proposal to expand the three-member committee that oversees the district. The enabling legislation to change the district's charter was approved in Boston at the end of the most recent session.

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Williamstown Fire District Election, Meeting Tuesday

One item on the meeting warrant is a complement to an article that passed without commen at last week's annual town meeting.

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Adams Fire District Say No to Full-Time Fire Chief

The Fire District voted to keep the status quo and shot down the proposition to increase the fire chief position to full time.

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Adams Fire District to Decide on Full-Time Fire Chief, Firefighter

The proposed fiscal 2020 budget of $2,177,361 is down 21 percent from this year's budget of $2,777,800 but it does include the additions of a full-time fire chief position and a single full-time firefighter position.

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Williamstown Fire District Waiting for State's Approval of Committee Expansion

At Wednesday's monthly meeting, the committee learned that there likely is no way to move forward with the change approved by voters in November in time for this year's annual election in May.

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Adams Fire Department Broaches Possibility of Full-Time Chief

Fire Chief John Pansecchi released a letter on Facebook last week stating that with increased responsibilities for both the town and volunteer fire company, the department needs to make some changes.

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Williamstown Fire District Voters OK Expansion of Prudential Committee

Sixteen voters checked in to a special district meeting, where they unanimously approved a proposal to expand the Prudential Committee, which governs the town's Fire Department, from three to five members.

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Williamstown Fire District Special Meeting to Look at Expanding Committee

A special district meeting is scheduled for Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at Williamstown Elementary School to consider a couple of changes to the district’s charter.

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