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Adams Town Meeting Approve All Articles on 2019 Warrant

Town meeting approved all 30 articles on the annual warrant, including the fiscal 2020 budget of $15.8 million.

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Lanesborough Town Meeting Approves $10.7M Budget and More

Town meeting approved 35 of 38 warrant articles Tuesday night including the $10.7 million budget, a study for a future police station, but denied the sale of a parcel of land the town owns on North Main Street originally intended for senior housing. The meeting came with few fireworks, unlike last year, and moved along at a decent clip considering the number of articles. Moderator Chris Dodig, at his first annual town meeting, set the tone early.

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Cheshire Town Meeting Votes No On Grader

At the conclusion of a nearly four-hour meeting, town meeting shot down the purchase of a used grader but approved the $6.2 million fiscal 2020 budget.

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Cheshire Annual Town Meeting Monday Night

The annual town meeting will vote on 14 articles Monday night. Town meeting will be held at Cheshire School beginning at 7 p.m.

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Clarksburg Town Meeting OKs $1M Infrastructure Borrowing

A $1 million borrowing to fix infrastructure needs passed by a large margin on Wednesday night and the results were met with cheers. The final tally was 157-43, more than three to one in favor.

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Cheshire Police Chief Advocates for Memorial Day Ceremony Switch

The chief of police is asking town officials to reconsider the traditional Memorial Day march up West Mountain Road to the Cheshire Cemetery.

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Election, Debt Exclusion Vote Set in Clarksburg

The town election will be held Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m. at the Senior Center. There are only two races on the ballot for the Select Board and for the School Committee.

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Clarksburg Voters to Decide $1M Debt Exclusion Next Week

Voters will have to decide if its worth taking out $1 million to begin to addressing the town's numerous infrastructures issues.

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Williamstown OKs Accessory Dwelling Unit Bylaw

Eighty-six percent of voters at town meeting Tuesday approved an unamended version of the zoning bylaw amendment crafted by the Planning Board to allow construction of new accessory dwelling units in town.

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Letter: 2019 Zoning Articles Are a Step Forward for Williamstown's Future

The present bylaw amendments are modest, commonsense proposals that represent the smallest impactful change voters seem likely to embrace at this time.

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Letter: Another look at Williamstown Warrant Article 33

In my opinion, it is better for the Planning Board to reach for reasonable goals and build on successes rather than overshoot and achieve nothing. Let's get this right, with broad community support, and move forward.

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Adams Selectmen Approve Town Warrant

Town meeting will take place on Monday, June 24, at 7 p.m. in the Hoosac Valley Elementary School auditorium.

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Zoning Bylaw Likely to Engender Debate at Williamstown Town Meeting

Articles 32 and 33 on the meeting warrant are amendments to the town's zoning bylaws that would free up more residents to add dwelling units to their residential properties.

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Adams Closes 2019 Town Meeting Warrant

The Selectmen also voted to approve the town ballot and a sample ballot can be found on the town's website.

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Williamstown Planners Decline to Back Dwelling Bylaw Amendment

When the chair opened the meeting to comments from the floor, the discussion turned to the detached accessory dwelling unit bylaw the board developed throughout the 2018-19 meeting cycle.

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Williamstown Select Board Makes Advisory Votes on Town Meeting Articles

The board unanimously voted in favor of all the town and school spending articles, which have been reviewed and approved by the town's Finance Committee throughout the winter and spring.

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Adams Sets Town Meeting Date for June 24

The Selectmen opened the annual town meeting warrant last week and set the date for town meeting as Monday, June 24.

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