Thursday December 18, 2014
Don't Get Ripped Off this Season
Adapted from a Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Central New England, Inc. press release:
Scammers are lurking about, ready to trick you with their schemes. While Santa is making his list and checking it twice, the BBB is warning consumers to be on the lookout for these holiday scams:
Wednesday December 17, 2014
More Money Available for Energy Efficient Tech
Adapted from a Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) press release:
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and Department of Energy Resources (DOER) recently announced $2.62 million in rebates available for homeowners looking to lower their energy bills by installing cleaner and more energy-efficient heating technologies.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
Legal Assistance for People Living with HIV/AIDS
Adapted from the Center for Human Development's website:
The Center for Human Development (CHD) wants to get the word out about its HIV/AIDS Law Consortium, the mission of which is to preserve the legal and human rights of individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS. The consortium is a legal services program whose goals are to: 1) ensure access to effective legal assistance for low income individuals with HIV/AIDS who reside in western Massachusetts and 2) to demystify laws and public policy surrounding HIV/AIDS through educational forums for consumers and service providers.
Friday December 12, 2014
Musicians Band Together to Help Land Trust
Adapted from a Signature Sounds press release:
Jeffrey Foucault, Kris Delmhorst, Rusty Belle, and Abe Loomis will perform a benefit concert for the Franklin Land Trust, and its opposition to the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline, on Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 7:30PM, at Memorial Hall (51 Bridge Street) in Shelburne Falls.
Thursday December 11, 2014
Steve Alves Film Collection to Air on GCTV
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Steve Alves has granted permission to allow broadcast of his film Food for Change on Greenfield Community Television. The film portrays a brief history of the Franklin Community Co-op (Green Fields Market & McCusker’s Market) and showcases food cooperatives in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area of Minnesota, an area with the greatest concentration of food co-ops in the United States.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Premium Parking Permit Applications Due Friday
Adapted from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:
The lottery for new parking permits for the 4 premium lots in downtown Greenfield will be held at 11AM on Monday, December 15th, in the town hall's 2nd floor meeting room. Anyone interested in participating in the lottery should submit their application to the collector’s office by 5PM on Friday, December 12th.