New Salem Town Notices
May 2013 New Salem News
Selectboard will meet on Monday, May 13th and Tuesday, May 28th at the Stowell Building at 7:00 p.m.
Senior Tax Abatement Program
Click link for information: Senior Tax Abatement Program
New Union #28 School District Brochure
Old Home Day Plans
Plans are afoot for this year’s Old
Home Day that will take place on Saturday, July 20th. This year’s
theme is “It Takes Ten Villages….” and will focus of the former villages
of New Salem: Cooleyville, Eagleville, Hagerville, Macedonia, Millington, Morse
Village, North New Salem, New Salem Center, North Prescott Village and
Puppyville. As well as the traditional events and contests, there
will be displays on the old villages. If you are interested in
volunteering for assisting with events or to represent a village, please
contact Jan Henderson at email@example.com or Jane Clukay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Agricultural Commission Taking Reservations for Next Year’s Community Garden!
Transfer Station Attendant Board of Health Notice: A new Transfer Station Attendant has been
hired. The new attendant is Robert Roy who likes to be called Bob. Bob is a
20-year Navy Retired Chief Engineer who worked on submarines. After he retired,
he worked as a counselor in shelters for abused children in Florida. He is a native of Massachusetts and moved to New Salem three
years ago. Please welcome Bob. We will miss Al, who was been offered a promotion
at his other job and as a result, was no longer be able to work on Saturdays.
Station Summer Hours The
Transfer Station will open again on Wednesday evening starting May 1st from
4:00-7:00 p.m. The Residents can bring their demolition and metals again, as
the demolition and metals have also been returned.
The Agricultural Commission was pleased with the success of the Community Garden in its first year despite the lack of rain. Anyone interested in signing up for a plot for next year should contact Pat Skaza at 978-544-8983. The plots are 10’ x 10’ or 10’ x 20’ for $10 a plot. Please leave a message and number where you can be reached.
New Electronic Waste Collection Program
The Solid Waste District has partnered with MRM and Electronic Recyclers to offer towns a new electronic waste program. New Salem has an agreement with the Wendell Transfer Station allowing us to bring TVs to their landfill for a fee depending on the size of the TV. However, Wendell can NOT charge you for the following brands of electronics, so you can dispose of them FREE! Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Quasar, Sharp, Toshiba, Technics, and Vizio.
District, 413-772-2438, email@example.com), or the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) Recycling Hotline at 888-888-0784 ext. 2293.
Money Available for Recreation Activities
The New Salem Recreation Committee has money available to sponsor recreation activities for New Salem residents, in addition to its traditional events. If you would like to organize a recreational activity or event, please contact Karen Duplissie at 544-8614, Jeanne Clayton at 544-7924 or Jane Clukay at 544-2660.
Notes on "Lost" Wildlife from Mass Wildlife
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