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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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We Want Your Input

Here are two great opportunities for you to tell us what you think and help us out:

On Tuesday, at our board of directors’ annual meeting, several vacancies were announced. You don’t have to have TV experience to be on our board, just live in Greenfield and have a passion to help us grow. We really want our governing body to be made up of a diverse group of people, so women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Bring your strengths to our table!

CRE to Hold Public Forum on Wood Burning

Adapted from a Greenfield Town Council CRE Committee press release:

On Monday, September 28, 2015, the Greenfield Town Council's Community Relations & Education (CRE) Committee will host a forum on the human health and environmental impacts of residential wood burning and will present information on wood burning practices that improve air quality and energy efficiency.  Anyone attending will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss ideas.

How do You Want to Get Around?

Adapted from a Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) press release:

What are your transportation needs?  The FRCOG will be hosting two public meetings next month, to gather input on updates to our Regional Transportation Plan.  These Regional Transportation Plan Open Houses will be held at the John W. Olver Transit Center (12 Olive Street) in Greenfield on February 4th, from 6PM to 7:30PM, and February 12th, from 2PM to 3:30PM.

Moss Brook and TGP: No Fracking Way

Spring 2014

A twenty-eight minute documentary on the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline expansion into the northeastern U.S. Jonathan Mark, publisher of Flyby News, takes us on a journey as the energy policies of the military industrial complex hit home.

Tick Talk: What You Can do About Lyme Disease

Adapted from a Northampton Community Television (NCTV) press release:

This community forum exploring the prevalence of Lyme disease, prevention, and treatment will be broadcast live on GCTV Cable Channel 15, and streamed live here on gctv.org, on Tuesday, June 17th, from 6PM to 8PM.  The event will be held at JFK Middle School in Northampton and will be hosted by the Daily Hampshire Gazette, WHMP Radio, and Northampton Community TV.

Fracking County — A Pipeline Runs Through It

Adapted from a Montague Community Television (MCTV) press release:

Northampton Radio Station WHMP and Montague Community Television will host a community discussion about the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline that would run through several Franklin County towns on Tuesday, June 3rd, from 6PM to 8PM, at the Greenfield Community College Dining Commons.

Future of BFMC Public Forum

Adapted from a Community Health Care Initiative Commitee press release:

The Community Health Care Initiative has invited representatives of Baystate Health to participate in a public forum on the future of our hospital on Thursday, May 29th, at 7PM, at Greenfield Middle School.  The forum will provide an opportunity for the community to learn about Baystate’s plans for developing services at Franklin Medical Center.

News & Notes From the Town

Adapted from several Greenfield Town Clerk's Office press releases:

There are all kinds of ways that Greenfield residents can stay informed about, and participate in, town government.  The town clerk would like to remind you that the voter registration deadline for the town's June election is May 21st, the town council will be holding office hours on May 29th, and late fees will begin to be assessed to dog owners who haven't licensed their pets by June 2nd.

Learn About Anaerobic Digestion in Greenfield Thursday

Adapted from a BEAM Engineering press release:

Greenfield is looking at the feasibility of using an anaerobic digester to turn sewage sludge, that we currently pay to dispose of, into clean energy.  A public forum to discuss anaerobic digestion technology, energy creation opportunities, cost savings, potential community impacts, and to answer any questions, will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013, from 5:30pm to 7pm, in the studio at Greenfield Community Television (393 Main Street, 3rd floor).

Public Hearing on Student Loan Debt Monday at GCC

Adapted from a State Representative Paul Mark press release:

Student debt has become an increasingly burdensome and complex issue for many Massachusetts students and their families. With 65 percent of Massachusetts students taking out loans to pay for college, Massachusetts ranks 12th in the nation for number of students carrying debt.  Massachusetts students owe an average $27,200. Nationally, student loan debt has been the only type of consumer debt to rise during the Great Recession and is now the second largest form of household debt, behind home mortgages.

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