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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 district’s charter.

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Williamstown Prudential Committee Looks at Adding Members

The committee charged with overseeing the town's fire district wants to look at expansion. Not the fire station this time, but the committee itself. At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, the three-person Prudential Committee discussed taking steps to increase the panel to five members.

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Williamstown Fire District Passes All Articles

About 20 voters attended the brief meeting in the Williamstown Elementary School cafeteria, where district officials asked for approval of a $480,751 spending plan for fiscal 2019.

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Williamstown Fire District Eyes Raise for Firefighters

Chairman John Notsley recommended — and his colleagues agreed — that the district give firefighters a bump from $16.80 per hour to $19 per hour.

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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 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 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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