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mik - Tue, Jan 18, 2022, 12:28 P
Mike Langknecht
Rest in peace, Mike. You will be sorely missed.
 
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MikeNaughton - Tue, Jan 18, 2022 7:04 P
Wow. What a shock. Yes, he will be missed.
JanetMasucci - Tue, Jan 18, 2022 3:04 P
sorry to hear this :-(
angela - Fri, Jan 7, 2022, 9:16 A
Carnegie Library Opening 12:00pm
Due to the snow, the library will open at 12:00pm Friday, January 7th. We apologize for any inconvenience!
 
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stash - Mon, Jan 3, 2022, 6:36 P
Newbie May Right
Sitting here watching the selectboards meeting. Who is going to pay for converting the Farren into housing? Town sure as heck doesn't have the bucks. Also being west of rte 128 the state sure as he77 won't.
 
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MikeNaughton - Sun, Jan 16, 2022 7:18 P
So, stash, do YOU want to take my bet? If the town ends up with responsibility for any of the Farren buildings, I pay you $10; if not, you pay me $90. Sounds like an easy ten bucks for you ... :-)
stash - Wed, Jan 12, 2022 5:31 P
After reading the recorder I think Newbie is 100 % correct. What the heck only 18 million. Pocket change for Montague. Strathmore is really striving. Not impressed with the old town barn options eith ....
stash - Tue, Dec 21, 2021, 7:23 P
Message The Season
Merry CHRISTMAS and Happy New Year to all. And happy holidays to my non christian friends as well.
 
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MikeNaughton - Tue, Dec 21, 2021 7:58 P
Same to you, Stash!
stash - Tue, Dec 21, 2021 7:26 P
site doesn't like me . MESSAGE OF THE SEASON
newbie - Wed, Dec 8, 2021, 11:08 P
Farren
Odds on Montague getting STUCK with it? I say at least 90 %...Just saying. ED
 
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MikeNaughton - Tue, Dec 14, 2021 8:23 P
Hey, ED - wanna go for a friendly wager? You say 90% odds Montague will end up with the Farren building; I say it won't. I'll bet $10 to your $90. If Montague ends up with the building, I'll pay you; ....
MikeNaughton - Thu, Dec 9, 2021 7:31 P
We'll see. Past history may not be a good guide here -- so far, Trinity seems to want to do right by the town (within reason), unlike the owners of Strathmore and Railroad Salvage. Think good thoughts ....
stash - Thu, Nov 25, 2021, 12:06 P
Tech
How did Frankln Tech against Smith Voc?
 
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MikeNaughton - Wed, Dec 8, 2021 6:56 P
They won: 32 - 16
newbie - Sat, Oct 23, 2021, 6:47 P
Turners Falls -gfld
Any folks on here know of the time line for the repave job. A job that SHOULD have been done before the bridge by the Farren was closed. I took my old dude to an appt. last friday and got hung for over 25 mins. Thank goodness a call to his doctor held his appt. And Gfld wonders why people go north, south or east to shop. At least you can get there and PARK without paying. Thanks, ED
 
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MikeNaughton - Sat, Oct 30, 2021 8:30 P
Breaking news: https://www.recorder.com/Repaving-of-Greenfield-s-Turners-Falls-Loomis-roads-moved-to-Nov-2-43266056
newbie - Mon, Oct 25, 2021 9:48 A
Called. No more going on til paving 11/4
stash - Wed, Oct 13, 2021, 5:37 P
Selectmen
Got a question? How come all the other town committees rotate chairmen every year yet the selectmen don't.? You want to be one but don't want the chair. If you don't think you're qualified to do it , what do you want to be a selectman for? Just asking.
 
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homeowner - Sun, Oct 24, 2021 10:00 P
The people in Montague would rather make up their own rules as they go along to suit their racist agendas.
MikeNaughton - Thu, Oct 14, 2021 7:27 P
stash - I don't think it's true that "all the other town committees rotate chairmen every year". For years (decades?), Ernie Brown was the chair of the ZBA; that stopped when he finally retired. When ....
mik - Mon, Oct 4, 2021, 1:49 P
Facebook And Instagram Are Down?!?
I'm seeing that Instagram and Facebook are currently down (since 1:00). Guess you gotta go old school to stay in touch!
 
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JTHK - Mon, Oct 4, 2021 2:03 P
Yes. Check out downdetector.com
Blessings - Sun, Oct 3, 2021, 3:40 P
Seeking Reliable Working Used Refrigerator
Hi! Looking for a reliable refrigerator that works well. ASAP!

Need a full-size refrigerator/freezer -- at least 18 cubic feet total. Must have been properly stored -- i.e., NOT sealed shut without electricity. I hope to find one in Montague (any village), Greenfield, Sunderland, or Deerfield, to keep the mover cost reasonable.

THANK YOU FOR ANY LEADS!
 
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stash - Wed, Sep 22, 2021, 5:13 P
9/21 Elction?
I looked this morning and the outcome was on the town site. Just looked and not there now. What happened? Recount ?
 
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MikeNaughton - Thu, Sep 23, 2021 8:02 P
Stash - I just looked -- the "unofficial" results are right there on the town's home page. In today's Montague Reporter, Joanna Mae Boody is quoted as saying she is not going to ask for a recount (if ....
stash - Wed, Sep 22, 2021 5:16 P
Election, BIG fingers
angela - Thu, Sep 9, 2021, 11:30 A
Library Card Sign-up Month
Do you have a library card? September is #LibraryCardSignupMonth so get one today! Call 413-863-3214 or visit one of our branches to learn how you can access movies, eBook’s, video games and much more.

Carnegie Public Library - 201 Avenue A, Turners Falls
413-863-3214
Monday 1:00 - 8:00
Tuesday 1:00 - 8:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 8:00
Thursday 1:00 - 5:00
Friday 10:00 - 5:00
Saturday 10:00 - 2:00

Millers Falls Library - 23 Bridge Street
413-659-3801
Tuesday 2:00 - 7:00 Thursday 2:00 - 7:00

Montague Center Library - 17 Center Street
413-367-2852
Monday 2:00 - 7:00 Wednesday 2:00 - 7:00
 
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homeowner - Sun, Oct 24, 2021 10:02 P
Can anyone recommend an electrician? I have a very small job for one. Thank you.
angela - Wed, Sep 8, 2021, 12:37 P
Book Sale Carnegie Library
Saturday, September 25, 10:00am - 1:30pm
Fiction Paperbacks and Kids books, DVDs/CDs & Audio Books, Hundreds of Recent Donations.
Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Montague Public Libraries.
(Rain Date: Saturday, October 2, 10:00am - 1:30pm)
 
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fronckus - Thu, Aug 26, 2021, 11:56 P
Billy Idol Tickets
I have two tickets to the Big E for sale on September 18th at 7:30 pm $100 for both please call me at 4133257541 ask for Mark thanks!
 
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newbie - Mon, Aug 16, 2021, 10:52 A
Food Stamps
Wow. People that WORKED all their lives and PAID into Medicare got a whopping 1 1/2 % raise. Give away Joe is going to increase food stamps by 25 %. What is wrong with this picture. Got to love the Democrats. Even folks down here in Biden ville are disgusted. Oh well, hopefully only 3 1/2 more years. ED
 
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newbie - Thu, Sep 16, 2021 11:09 A
MN. Why can't you figure out what PEOPLE that worked and PAID into SS. That is the SS 1 1/2 % increase in the BENIFIT that THEY paid into for years. Easy enough for you to understand now?????? 1 1 ....
MikeNaughton - Sun, Sep 12, 2021 7:42 P
Just for the record, no clarification yet from the OP on who, exactly, is getting "a whopping 1 1/2 % raise", or what, exactly, is being raised (their costs? their benefits? ??) Also, no admission th ....
mik - Tue, Aug 10, 2021, 6:12 P
Soapbox Build Party
Hey all. Are you building a cart for the September 19th Soapbox Races (and if not, why not!?!) and need some help or advice? Well, ponder no more…

Come to a soapbox cart build party at Nova Motocycles on 2nd Street in Turners this Saturday morning at 10:00. There will be some extra bike parts and small lumber on hand and “experts” who may be helpful.

You’ll be glad you did.

https://montaguesoap...-Soapbox-Build-Party
 
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mik - Wed, Aug 11, 2021 9:37 P
We have 11 people registered to race, but many of them are from CT, NH or NY. Looking for MA racers!
mik - Thu, Aug 5, 2021, 8:25 A
Rest Peace, John Aubry
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Montague Center resident, and our local mayor, John Aubry. When I lived there he was always around on his bicycle keeping me and others up to date on what was going on in the village, though you never heard it from him. If the basement light was on at the Grange, he would bike over and let me know. If a fire truck went by, he would dismount and salute. He was kind and gentle, a real patriot, and will be missed. I’m glad I knew you, John.
 
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patrick - Fri, Aug 6, 2021 8:00 A
Thanks for sharing the sad news. I will miss seeing him around town.
mik - Wed, Jul 28, 2021, 6:07 P
Looking For Bike Parts
Hey all. The Montague Soapbox Race is back on this coming September, and my buddy Ben Goldsher is entering a cart for Hawks & Reed. He has enlisted the help of Ben Mailloux of Half Pint Homes to build it, and we’re looking for a used bike. Willing to pay, but a donation would be accepted as well. Any kind of bike will do, though a kids bike with foot brakes would be higher up our wish list.

Also, if any one out there wants to enter a cart, too, or maybe be a sponsor of some kind (the race is a fundraiser for Parks & Rec), you can check out https://MontagueSoapboxRaces.com for more info.

There will also be a race in Greenfield the Sunday before. https://GreenfieldSoapboxRaces.com If you’re building a cart, you may as well race in both.

Or… give us you’re unused kids bike. :-)
 
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stash - Sat, Jul 24, 2021, 12:29 P
Computer Help
Looking for info on grouping pics from my photo file to send in an email. Best I can find is single photo sending . Thanks, Stash
 
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stash - Sat, Jul 24, 2021 1:27 P
Googled it. All set. Thanks anyway. Stash
newbie - Sun, Jul 18, 2021, 9:29 A
Millers Falls
Just checked on my old dude. He got a robo call about downtown flooding in Millers. Any info????? Find it hard to see flooding in center. All down hill. ED
 
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Sumac - Sun, Jul 18, 2021 10:57 A
Story update and video footage https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/franklin-county/power-shut-down-for-millers-falls-residence-due-to-major-flooding/
stash - Sun, Jul 18, 2021 10:46 A
Newbie. Just looked up flooding in millers on the net. Takes you to a link from 22 news and facebook. House at the end of Franklin St. got it bad. Main St. was covered with stuff as well. No power i ....
stash - Sat, Jul 10, 2021, 3:12 P
Freebie
Hi. Have a tracfone 4g phone . Papers, charge cable, belt clip case, screen protector w/ spares. Wife prefers her flip phone. Again FREE . Stash
 
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SophiaNormark - Thu, Jul 8, 2021, 1:22 P
For Contractors/carpenters: Garage Available
New homeowners in Montague Center are hoping to remove a garage to open a view from the house. Garage itself is in good condition, and could be reassembled elsewhere or wood/etc from it could be used for other projects. One end is attached to what used to be an outside wall of the house. One corner on that wall has a complicated intersection of the garage roof and gable with the roof of a screen porch. Anyone with the expertise to do it would be welcome to decouple the garage from the house and remove the garage in exchange for taking it for themselves. (If appropriate, the same person could be hired to refinish the newly exposed sections of roof and add several windows.) Text 4136873088
 
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Blessings - Tue, Jul 6, 2021, 11:38 A
Need Battery-powered Weed Whacker Brush Cutter
Seeking to borrow or rent (at a modest price) a battery-powered weed whacker or brush cutter (hand-held type, not mower style). Needs to come with two batteries, so one can charge while the other is in use. I'll need it for 2 or 3 days.

Also interested in buying one of these used, if in excellent working condition!

Taylor Rental in Greenfield does not rent battery-operated versions of these tools.

Thanks for any leads!
 
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MikeNaughton - Sun, Jun 20, 2021, 7:55 P
Rip John Mayrand
I didn't know him well, but I remember him as someone who was willing to show up if something needed to be done. I enjoyed our chats when I'd pass him on his porch on my walks through town. I'm grateful to have known him.
 
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fronckus - Thu, Jun 17, 2021, 8:25 A
Fishing Kayak
King Fish kayak with paddles has damage asking $150 please call 4133257541 thanks
 
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fronckus - Sat, Jun 26, 2021 8:21 A
canceled

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