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stash - Wed, Mar 3, 2021, 3:44 P
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Hi. Does any one know how many Town residents make use of the airport? Why are NON residents even on the commission? I just hope it doesn't come back for more money? Odds are it will with our towns track record. .......Stay well
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MikeNaughton - Wed, Mar 3, 2021 7:52 P
Hi Stash - People have asked over the years how many Montague residents use the airport -- most recently at the last Special Town Meeting (I think -- it was there or at one of the information sessions ....
MCTV - Tue, Mar 2, 2021, 8:16 A
Week March 1-7, 2021
This week, MCTV assisted in the Zoom conference for the fully remote Special Town Meeting. The recording of this meeting, as well as the Finance Committee, GMRSD, The Police Equity and Use of Force Advisory Group, and the Selectboard meeting are all available on the MCTV Vimeo page, which can be found linked to the MCTV website, montaguetv.org, under the tab "Videos". All community members are welcome to submit their videos to be aired on Channel 17, as well as featured on the MCTV Vimeo page. MCTV is always available to assist in local video production as well. Cameras, tripods, and lighting equipment are available for checkout, and filming and editing assistance can be provided.
The MCTV board is looking for new members, specifically someone interested in filling the role of treasurer. The station is also looking to hire a producer to make Spanish-language content. Please email infomontaguetv@gmail.com with a resume to schedule an interview!
Something going on you think others would like to see? If you get in touch, we can show you how easy it is to use a camera and capture the moment.
Contact us at (413) 863-9200, infomontaguetv@gmail.com,
 
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MCTV - Wed, Feb 24, 2021, 9:58 A
Week February 22-28, 2021
This Week, MCTV is featuring the work of Bret Leighton, former longtime editor and producer at MCTV, who has regretfully passed suddenly. We want to honor him for his years of dedication to the TV station and our community. Three episodes of "The Madison Show", which was produced by Leighton in 2015, are linked to the MCTV Facebook page. The show is hosted by local art legend, Rodney Madison, who tours the camera around the village of Turners Falls, as he visits friends on the street and in his shop, "Madison on the Ave". The Ave looks different these days. Now, "Texture Hair Salon" occupies 100 Avenue A, where next door a new MCTV original is being filmed. Now on it's 5th Episode, "Fabric'sCool", the instructional and anecdotal series by "Swanson's Fabric" owner, Kathryn Swanson, airs on Channel 17 on Fridays at 11:30 am.

In sports, the Turners Falls Girls play basketball against Mahar, and the Boys take on Pioneer. The past three Selectboard Meetings from Gill are now available, as is the most recent video meeting from The Police Equity and Use of Force Advisory Group. All community members are welcome to submit their videos to be aired on Channel 17, as well as featured on the MCTV Vimeo page. MCTV is always available to assist in local video production as well. Cameras, tripods, and lighting equipment are available for checkout, and filming and editing assistance can be provided.

The MCTV board is looking for new members, specifically someone interested in filling the role of treasurer. The station is also looking to hire a producer to make Spanish-language content. Please email infomontaguetv@gmail.com with a resume to schedule an interview!

Something going on you think others would like to see? If you get in touch, we can show you how easy it is to use a camera and capture the moment.

Contact us at (413) 863-9200, infomontaguetv@gmail.com
 
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mik - Mon, Mar 1, 2021 3:30 P
Rest in Peace, Bret Leighton. FAT DETECTIVE LIVES!
Just wondering how other town meeting members feel after the two "practice" meetings we had to learn the technology for a remote town meeting. I'm feeling fairly confident that I'll be okay, but there seemed to be a range of abilities, largely based on differences in equipment and internet connections (I was using a Windows 10 laptop with Comcast internet). And a related question: should the goal be to get through the meeting if at all possible, or to make sure that as many members can participate as possible, even if that means postponing the meeting if too many people have problems?
 
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patrick - Sun, Feb 21, 2021 12:11 P
I thought we voted to hold the meeting on a warm beach? ?? Seriously, I thought it went pretty well and I think we’ll be fine.
mik - Sun, Feb 21, 2021 12:09 P
If people don’t have the connectivity or technology, you can always go to Town Hall (call, first) and use one of the Chrome laptops they have.
Got to love it. In the last couple weeks there were articles in the Greenfield Distorter how local business's have donated goodies to the hospital. They told me I COULDN"T bring in boxes of goodies for my nurses in Oncolgy. I suppose I'm not important enough. I am only a lowly patient. Stay well....
 
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MCTV - Mon, Feb 15, 2021, 10:30 P
Week February 15-21, 2021
This week in MCTV, the Turners Falls girls basketball teams face off against Hopkins, while the boys play against Pioneer. The school nurses have created a video that details the new COVID precautions that the schools will be requiring for reopening. Find the video titled "GMRSD Covid GFMS TFHS" on the MCTV Vimeo page to review the new mask wearing, hand washing and symptom check procedures required at all Montague Schools. There are new videos of the Police Advisory Committee meeting, the GMRSD meeting, the Selectboard and the Finance Committee meeting.
All community members are welcome to submit their videos to be aired on Channel 17, as well as featured on the MCTV Vimeo page. MCTV is always available to assist in local video production as well. Cameras, tripods, and lighting equipment are available for checkout, and filming and editing assistance can be provided.
The MCTV board is looking for new members, specifically someone interested in filling the role of treasurer. The station is also looking to hire a producer to make Spanish-language content. Please email infomontaguetv@gmail.com with a resume to schedule an interview!

Something going on you think others would like to see? If you get in touch, we can show you how easy it is to use a camera and capture the moment.

Contact us at (413) 863-9200, infomontaguetv@gmail.com,
 
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mik - Sun, Feb 21, 2021 12:12 P
Btw, if you didn’t see the notice in this post, MCTV is looking for new board members. They meet quarterly, and there are no fundraising requirements. Help out your local public access media station!
Two bedroom, 1.5 bath condo in duplex on country road about a mile from center of town, 15 minutes to Amherst, 15 minutes to Greenfield. Lots of garden space, private setting, freshly painted, $1,200/mo., available now.
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Rob - Mon, Feb 1, 2021, 8:50 P
Snow Day
due to snow trash schedule will be off by a day for rest of week. Also kids get a snow day. I guess if it is not safe for some essential people to get to the physical school then kids still get a snow day even though still in remote learning.
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Looking for someone to shovel a walkway and around a car after snowstorms. Small job; I don't need a landscaping company.
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Children are invited to take a craft bag to make valentines with the materials provided.
Most of the materials you need to make the craft are in the bags. You may only need your own scissors and glue.
Stop by to pick up a bag at the Curbside Pick-Up table, while supplies last.

*Carnegie Library
FEB 8, 10-4
*Montague Center
FEB 8, 2-7

*Millers Falls
FEB 9, 2-7

For more info, contact the Carnegie Library, 201 Ave. A, Turners Falls, 863-3214.
 
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newbie - Thu, Jan 28, 2021, 6:02 P
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Hi. My old dudes computer is getting funky. He is debating going with a laptop or a chrome book. Is there reason to go with either??? I know the chrome book is a lot less costly. Thanks for the help.... Ed
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newbie - Fri, Feb 5, 2021 4:50 P
Mike. Mik Had my computer guy stop and check his computer. Bad ethertnet cable. Thanks again. Ed
newbie - Mon, Feb 1, 2021 6:18 P
Mike and MIK Thanks, I'll tell him when I check in later tonite. ED
The Montague Public Libraries will be closed at 5:00pm, Tuesday, January 26, due to the storm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay safe, everyone!
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Why the heck don't they just VOTE ???? I think it is stupid that they are all saying the same thing. Only thing I heard that made sense was the gent that mentioned nothing being done about the rioting,looting and arson that went on earlier in 2020. Just do the damn vote and quit the B.S. IMHO.... Stash
 
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mik - Fri, Jan 22, 2021 11:37 A
These are angry people who desire authoritarian rule that favors their lifestyle. Also, many QAnon followers who thought the president was literally going to show up at the inauguration with the capit ....
Looking for a 10-12" stack of old newspaper for fire starters. Will pickup at your convenience. Montague center preferred but not essential. Tx.
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2 black, 1 yellow and a cyan *unopened* high yield after-market toner cartridges for Canon Imageclass lbp634 or 632 laser printer, cartridge 045 HY. Turned out to not be compatible with my lbp612cdw. Please take 'em all.
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Same to you, Stash!
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stash - Thu, Dec 24, 2020, 10:27 A
Greetings
Merry CHRISTMAS to all........
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newbie - Fri, Dec 18, 2020, 8:40 P
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Gotta love them upgrades.
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mik - Fri, Jan 22, 2021 11:55 A
Upgrades part 1 is done. No longer do we reply to posts with another post... we now comment on posts, similar to Facebook. other new features will continue to appear over time, but hopefully without h ....
The Montague Libraries are closed Thursday, December 17, due to the snow.
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newbie - Tue, Dec 15, 2020, 11:24 A
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Did we loose the weather?????????
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mik - Fri, Jan 22, 2021 11:56 A
Weather Underground stopped their support for the widget we've been using since 1999. We're looking for another free weather widget service
mik - Tue, Dec 8, 2020, 10:40 A
Sad Day
Indeed. And the next day the US declared war... 79 years ago, today.
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stash - Mon, Dec 7, 2020, 10:22 A
Sad Day
Pearl Harbor............enough said.
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Duh...I thought it was here, it's where I always check. :)
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On this site, there's a blue box on the left side near the bottom that has three items: WIRELESS HOTSPOTS Recycling Schedule MCTV Schedule Hope this helps ....
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I too was looking for the trash schedule for this week. It is on the town web site.Trash and Recycling Holiday Schedule
Tuesday and Wednesday remain the same. Thursday will be picked up on Friday and Friday will be picked up on Saturday.
Recycle Center will be open on regular schedule.
 
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