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Adams Town Meeting OKs $16.2M Budget, Cannabis Zoning Amendment

The annual town meeting accepted 29 articles on Monday, including a $16.2 million fiscal 2022 budget and a zoning bylaw amendment that allows cannabis cultivators and manufacturers in the industrial park district.

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Adams Town Meeting to Vote Budget, Spending Articles

Town meeting members will see 29 articles Monday night at the annual town meeting that will be held at Bowe Field at 6 p.m.

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Cheshire Passes Budget, Rejects Recall Measures

The annual town meeting passed an operating budget of $6.7 million for fiscal 2022 Monday and approved a salary for a full-time town administrator. But voters balked at making the town clerk appointed or instituting means to recall elected officials.

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Cheshire Town Meeting to Decide Administrator Job, 2022 Budget

The annual town meeting will decide 18 articles Monday including the fiscal year 2022 budget that will decide the fate of the full-time town administrator position.

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Williamstown Honors WilliNet at Annual Town Meeting

If you were not able to make it to Wednesday's annual town meeting, you can always catch the replay. Of course, the same can be said for just about any municipal meeting in town thanks to WilliNet, the local community access television station dedicated to being "an avenue of free speech for the people of Williamstown to communicate, educate, and entertain."

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Williamstown Town Meeting: Yes, You Cannabis

After passing two amendments to address concerns raised by critics, town meeting Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bylaw amendment that establishes new rules for cannabis cultivation in the town.

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Lanesborough Approves $10M Budget, Warrant Articles at Annual Meeting

About 85 residents affirmed 27 warrant articles, including an fiscal 2022 budget of $10,148,561, at a sometimes boisterous four-hour annual town meeting Tuesday night.

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Williamstown Changes Annual Town Meeting to Wednesday

While the cannabis cultivation bylaw figures to be the most talked about issue before Wednesday's annual town meeting, it is just one of 34 warrant articles on the agenda for the 6 p.m. meeting.

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Cheshire Selectmen Accept Town Meeting Warrant

Interim Town Administrator Mark Webber brought forth a final draft of the town meeting warrant Tuesday he hoped the selectmen would approve so he could meet posting deadlines.

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Clarksburg Town Meeting OKs $4.8M Budget, Free Cash Uses

Some 52 voters attended the town meeting held outside of the Community Center. The meeting had been rescheduled from Wednesday because of inclement weather.

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Clarksburg Votes This Week for Offices, Fiscal 2022 Budget

The annual town meeting will be held Wednesday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m. outside at the Community Center. The annual town election will also be held at the Community Center on Tuesday, May 25, from noon to 7 p.m. All candidates on the ballot are running unopposed.

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Dalton Town Meeting Passes Town, School Budgets

The lightly attended town meeting was held in the gym of Nessacus Regional Middle School, where voters passed a fiscal 2022 town operating budget of $8,091,026 and an appropriation of $8,130,864 for the town's share of the Central Berkshire Regional School District budget.

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Lanesborough to Vote on Gun Law Sanctuary Proposal

A citizen petition to make Lanesborough a "sanctuary town" from any federal gun laws seen as violating the 2nd Amendment will come before voters in June.

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Williamstown to Ask Voters' Guidance on Compensation for Town Committees

On what promises to be the most controversial issue up for discussion, the board broke with the Planning Board, voting 4-1 against recommendation of the cannabis cultivation bylaw that the planners focused on for the past year.

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Adams Town Meeting to Be Held Outside Again

During a short meeting Wednesday, Chairwoman Christine Hoyt said she wanted to nail down a town meeting date so she could begin planning an outdoor town meeting this summer.

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