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Cheshire Sets Date For Special Town Meeting

Most important on the docket was setting the warrant for a special town meeting to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Town Clerk Christine Emerson presented the paperwork to the board for signatures.

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Clarksburg Town Meeting OKs Further School Merger Study

Of the 78 voters who attended the special town meeting at Clarksburg School, only about a half-dozen voted against further research on the merger.

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Clarksburg Voters to Decide School Merger Option

A special town meeting on Wednesday will determine if the town will continue planning a school district merger with neighboring Stamford, Vt.

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Clarksburg Sets Vote for School Merger Proposal

The Select Board on Wednesday afternoon set the date for a special town meeting to vote on the next steps toward a school district merger with Stamford, Vt. The special town meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School.

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Stamford Votes to Continue School Merger Process

Stamford voters on Monday gave the go-ahead to continue down the path toward a potential school district merger with Clarksburg, Mass.

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Stamford Advisory Vote on School Merger Slated July 8

Stamford voters will be the first to decide whether to pursue a school district merger with Clarksburg, Mass.; Clarksburg is expected to hold its own special town meeting on the matter by late July.

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Adams Approves Borrowing for Emergency Infrastructure Repairs

The town meeting vote came swiftly and with no opposition Thursday with 81 votes in favor of allowing the town to deficit spend to address immediate concerns left in the wake of two September storms.

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Adams Holding Special Town Meeting to OK $2.5M for Storm Repairs

The special town meeting will be held in the Hoosac Valley Elementary School auditorium at 7 p.m. The borrowing is the article on the warrant.

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Lanesborough Approves Police Station, Town Hall Repairs

The town voted to fund the renovation of the Police Station but will also consider a feasibility study for a new station in the future. At a special town meeting Tuesday, voters approved transferring $13,00 from other accounts to pay for the renovations Selectmen Robert Ericson has undertaken. But, that wasn't without a push to use those funds instead for a feasibility study for a new station.

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Lanesborough Briefs: Special Town Meeting Next Week

A special town meeting will ask voters for approval to fund renovations to the police station, restore the cupola on town hall, and switch the regular town meeting to Saturday, among other topics. The special town meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 23 at 6 p.m. to vote on 10 articles. Three of the articles asks to move money around for the police station renovation, a project already done but is missing a source of funds.

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Adams Finance Committee Approves Special Town Meeting Warrant

Earlier this week, the Selectmen declared a state of emergency to allows the town to deficit spend in order to mitigate damage left in the wake of the two rainstorms that caused substantial flooding.

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Adams Sets Emergency Town Meeting

The town was left with an estimated $2 million in damage and, currently, state representatives are trying to secure some funding.

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Cheshire Town Meeting OKs Fire Station Roof Funds

Mostly former and current volunteer firefighters filled out the just more than 50 residents who attended Thursday's special town meeting for the sole purpose of passing a single article that would allocate funds to make the emergency repairs.

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Cheshire Sets Special Town Meeting for Roof Repair

Town meeting will decide on only one article: whether to transfer $85,000 from the stabilization fund to make emergency repairs to a portion of the fire station roof that recently collapsed.

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Cheshire Sets Special Town Meeting For Stabilization Transfer

Selectwoman Carol Francesconi told her colleagues Tuesday that they need to schedule a special town meeting before snowfall to allocate possibly $90,000 to make the repairs.

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Clarksburg to Vote on Stamford School Merger Study

The single article at the special town meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School on Thursday will allow the town to enter into conversations with Stamford, Vt.

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Clarksburg Will Try Again to Pass School Merger Article

The Select Board signed off on a single-article warrant Wednesday that would see if town meeting would accept an agreement with the town of Stamford that would merge the two districts. Chairman Jeffrey Levanos shared his concerns over the redundant article.

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Adams Special Town Meeting Passes Marijuana Bylaw

Although the meeting was delayed for over a half-hour Monday because of a lack of quorum, the show went on and the special town meeting warrant in its entirety was speedily passed.

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Adams Special Town Meeting Set Monday

Article 1 will ask town meeting to amend the town's general bylaws by inserting a new chapter that is in step with the Municipal Modernization Act.

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Adams Finance Committee Approve Warrant, Reserve Fund Transfer

The committee went through and approved eight warrant articles Thursday for special town meeting, many that will put the town in line with Municipal Modernization Act

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Lanesborough Swiftly Approve Marijuana Bylaws, New Tractor

Town meeting swiftly approved new marijuana bylaws and the purchase of a new tractor Tuesday night. Few people attended the special town meeting which had only those two items on the agenda. Within 10 minutes, both items were approved.

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Lanesborough Approves Plan to Hire EMTs in Highway Department

The employees would do work with the Highway Department but if there is a call, the worker would leave the job and handle the call as an EMT.

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Adams Sets Special Town Meeting on Marijuana Bylaw

The Selectmen have set a special town meeting for Monday, March 5, chiefly to vote on a new marijuana bylaw and other outstanding items.

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Clarksburg Passes Pot, Solar Bylaws; Nixes School District Article

Nine of the 10 articles on the warrant were passed by significant margins by the 77 voters present and changed several zoning bylaws and set regulations for marijuana producation and sales, including allowing for more retail locations, and limited solar array locations.

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Clarksburg Sets Special Town Meeting for Solar, Zoning Changes

The bylaws related to zoning, marijuana production and sales, and large-scale solar installations have been developed over the past 18 months with aid from the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission. The process was funded through a local technical assistance grant — part of the town's Community Compact — that runs out on Dec. 31.

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