PLEASE NOTE THAT CLESSON BROOK ROAD in Buckland below Shepard Road is now closed to through traffic between Route 112 and Hawley — due to replacement of a bridge — until later this fall.
East Hawley residents (and Sidehill Farm) going to Shelburne Falls or Greenfield should be prepared to: Continue reading →
IF YOU ARE LIVING WITH A DISABILITY IN HAWLEY, and have reason to travel back and forth to Greenfield and vicinity from time to time, then the FRTA has an opportunity you might find interesting. FRTA is the Franklin Regional Transit Authority, a state-supported public transportation agency that runs regular bus/van routes fanning out from the Olver Transport Center in Greenfield to: Continue reading →
SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ADVISORY COMMITTEE FORMED — In the 1990s, Hawley had a committee whose charge was to address energy shortages. Every town had an energy committee. In time, this committee merged with the Conservation Commission and eventually, energy slipped off the radar as a major public issue and the committee lost its relevance.
Climate change and the present interest in establishing Green Communities across Massachusetts has revived the desire to offer information and help with citizen research; Continue reading →