Monthly Archives: February 2019

Governor Reopens Springfield Office . . .

THE TOWN HAS RECEIVED A COMMUNICATION from Governor Baker’s office in Springfield announcing the reopening of that facility.

According to an email by staff member Will Ramsdell, the Governor would like to hear input from residents on a variety of subjects.
 
Contact information for the Governor’s Springfield office is as follows:
 
William Ramsdell
Western Mass Office of the Governor
436 Dwight St. Suite 300
Springfield, MA. 01103
(413)- 784- 1200

springfield.intern@state.ma.us

Funding Plea to State Legislators . . .

The video referenced above is being sent to State Legislators and Massachusetts Town Officials to highlight the funding crisis for rural schools. Click on the “Play” button above to activate the 7 minute video.

Fred W. Wells Education Fund . . .

MARCH 20 IS THE DEADLINE FOR HAWLEY STUDENTS who want to apply for a Fred W. Wells Fund scholarship. This find was established under the will of Fred W. Wells, a former resident of Greenfield.  The fund is used to award scholarships in agricultural, mechanical, or professional fields. 

Residents of Hawley who have resided in the town for not less than two years immediately prior to the date of application are eligible.  Taken into consideration are academic record, need, character, leadership ability, extra-curricular activities, and employment.  Students of all ages are welcome to apply.  Scholarship awards are contingent upon the applicant’s matriculation into an academic program.  Maximum award for any one year is $1000.00, and the total awards are are not to exceed a maximum total of four thousand dollars over the course of an academic career. 

Contact the Town Office at 339-5518 or info@townofhawley.com to obtain an application.