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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 Gets Input from Town Manager on Building Process

The principal takeaway was that the Prudential Committee is on the right track with its plan to seek an owner's project manager to help move the project alone.

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Williamstown Fire District Wednesday to Present Results of Study

The Prudential Committee on Wednesday evening will present the results of a study conducted by New Hampshire-based Municipal Resources Inc.

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Williamstown Fire District Voters Choose Moresi, Reynolds

Moresi received 137 votes to the 39 received by his opponent, Gerald Smith. Reynolds notched 114 votes to the 64 votes of his opponent, Bruce MacDonald.

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Williamstown Fire District Voters to Select New Board Members

On Tuesday, voters will choose either David Moresi or Gerard Smith for an 18-month term on the Prudential Committee, which governs the town's fire district. Richard Reynolds and Bruce MacDonald are the two candidates for a 30-month seat on the committee.

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Williamstown Prudential Committee Candidates Share Concerns at Forum

All four agreed that the most pressing issues facing the district are the cramped, inadequate firehouse on Water Street and the need to attract more men and women to join the call-volunteer fire service.

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Williamstown Fire District Holding Event for Potential Candidates

The Fire District will hold an open house on Wednesday for anyone interested in running for two new seats on the Prudential Committee, which governs the district.

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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 Opts to Cancel Street Light Plan

After the committee voted 3-0 to reverse course on the bulbs, much of the crowd broke out into applause and left the meeting, but not before several of the attendees praised the decision.

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Street Lighting Big Topic at Williamstown Fire District Meeting

Several residents concerned about the threat of light pollution Tuesday pressed the leaders of the fire district to rethink a plan to replace town's street lights.

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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 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 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 districtís charter.

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