Tuesday April 22, 2014
Robin & Linda Williams Source to Sea Fundraiser
Adapted from a Connecticut River Watershed Council press release:
Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group will perform in concert on Friday, April 25th, at 7:30 pm, at Memorial Hall in Shelburne Falls to benefit the Connecticut River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) annual Source to Sea Cleanup. Robin and Linda’s blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country music is known from NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion. They have also appeared on “The Grand Old Opry” and “Austin City Limits.” Pat and Tex LaMountain, of Greenfield, MA, who led CRWC’s popular Living Along the River concerts, will open the show.
Monday April 21, 2014
Wildfire Awareness Week 2014
Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation press release:
If you plan to enjoy the great outdoors over the next week or so, please be aware that this is a time when wildfires are prevalent. Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Commissioner Jack Murray on Friday joined other northeast states and Canadian provinces to recognize the week of April 20th through 26th as "Wildfire Awareness Week". Firefighters across the Commonwealth remain on high alert as April tends to be the month with the highest number of wildfires and acreage loss.
Friday April 18, 2014
An Afternoon Conversation About Youth & Addiction
Adapted from a Beyond Communication press release:
There’s been a lot of attention focused on how to deal with the heroin/opiates and addiction epidemic that is in our community these days. We are actively seeking ways to respond. Visiting therapist Anne Maxwell LCSW, RPT-S, has offered to contribute to our community conversation by sharing her experience and unique perspective on youth and addiction; bringing new insights, perspectives, and tools. She will speak at the GCTV Studios (393 Main Street in Greenfield) on Friday, April 25th, from 3:30-5:30pm.
Thursday April 17, 2014
World T'ai Chi Day 2014
Adapted from a J. R. Roy Martial Arts Studio press release:
This year, the local observance of World T'ai Chi Day will take place on Saturday, April 26th, from 10am to 11:30am, at the Franklin County Fair Grounds, during the “Little e” Home Show and Green Fair (no charge to enter).
Tuesday April 15, 2014
Tonight! Free Showing of Drug Addiction Documentary
Adapted from a Northwestern District Attorney’s Office press release:
“The Hungry Heart,” a 93-minute-long documentary directed by Bess O’Brien, about the crisis of drug addiction in Vermont, will be shown at Greenfield Community College on Tuesday, April 15th, in the cafeteria commons, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Monday April 14, 2014
New Program to Help Seniors with Their Property Taxes
Adapted from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:
Recognizing the burden of increased taxes on local home owners, the Town of Greenfield is pleased to announce a new assistance plan, the Seniors Tax Work-Off Program. Mayor William Martin stated that this program, in conjunction with the Veterans Tax Work-off Program, “will provide an avenue for the Town of Greenfield to help ease the additional tax burdens of our most vulnerable populations, especially our senior citizens and veterans. We are always challenged in seeking stability for property taxes and must continually look for various ways to meet that goal,” he said.