Legal Notices: Week of 10/19/2018

Legal Notices
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court Department
Docket No. BE18P0672EA

In the Estate of Elizabeth M Rodrick
Also known as: Elizabeth Rodrick
Date of Death: 12/06/2015
To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, a petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Christopher Rodrick of New City NY requesting that the Court enter a formal Degree and Order for such other relief as requested in the Petition. The Petitioner requests that Christopher Rodrick of New City NY be appointed as Personal Representative of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration.
You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court, AT 44 BANK ROW, PITTSFIELD, MA. 01201, before: 10:00 a.m. on 11/07/2014.
This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the return date, action may be taken without further notice to you.
The estate is being administered under formal procedure by the Personal Representative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but recipients are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

WITNESS, HON. RICHARD A. SIMONS, First Justice of this Court,
Date: October 02, 2018

Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate


The Great Barrington Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Great Barrington Fire Station, 37 State Road, to act on a Request for Determination of Applicability from Dale Finkle, property at 418 Monterey Road (Rt. 23), Great Barrington, Map 42 Lot 10F. The proposed work consists of construction of an upgrade to an existing septic system within the buffer zone of a BVW. This public meeting will be held in accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, Chapter 131, Section 40 and the Great Barrington Wetlands Bylaw and Regulations, Chapter 168 and Chapter 217 Article III.

Jeffrey Cohen,


The Great Barrington Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Great Barrington Fire Station, 37 State Road, to act on a Request for Determination of Applicability from Jeff Rotherberg, property at 18 Squaw Peak, Great Barrington, Map 32 Lot 14-28. Proposed work includes construction of a one-room addition off the east end of an existing residence. The construction area will be approximately 200 feet from the Williams River. This public meeting will be held in accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, Chapter 131, Section 40 and the Great Barrington Wetlands Bylaw and Regulations, Chapter 168 and Chapter 217 Article III.

Jeffrey Cohen,


The Great Barrington Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 7:00 PM, at Town Hall, 334 Main Street, to act on the application from the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire for a proposed multifamily housing project located at 910 Main Street (Route 7). The proposed project consists of 49 new apartments within five new buildings to be built on approximately two acres of the 8.7-acre property. The proposal is submitted in accordance with Section 9.13 of the Great Barrington Zoning Bylaw, the Smart Growth Overlay District. The application materials may be viewed during regular business hours at the Town Clerk’s office.

Brandee Nelson, Chair

Public Notice
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Wetlands and Waterways
Southeast Region
20 Riverside Drive
Lakeville, MA 02347

Pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1341 M.G.L. c. 21 S 43, notice is given of a 401 Water Quality Certification application for the replacement of the bridge carrying New Road over the West Branch of the Housatonic River, bridge #P-10-042, in the Town of Pittsfield, MA by the MassDOT Division of Highways, Ten Park Plaza, Room 4260, Boston, MA 02116. This project will involve the replacement of the existing bridge over the West Branch of the Housatonic River. Additional information may be obtained from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division at the above address, Attention Susan McArthur, (857) 368-8807. Written comments should be sent to MassDEP, Southeast Region Main Office, Attention Christopher Ross, 20 Riverside Drive, Lakeville, MA 02347 within 21 days of this notice. Any group of ten persons, any aggrieved person, or any governmental body or private organization with a mandate to protect the environment who submits written comments may appeal the Department’s Certification. Failure to submit written comments before the end of the public comment period may result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing.


Project File No. 608646

A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Bridge Replacement of Bridge T-10-007, carrying Monterey Road over Hop Brook in Tyringham, MA.
WHERE:Tyringham Town Hall
116 Main Road
Tyringham, MA 01264
WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed bridge replacement project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.
PROPOSAL:The proposed project consists of a complete bridge replacement of the existing municipally owned, structurally deficient, two-lane bridge which consists of a single span of steel beams with a reinforced concrete deck. The existing bridge was constructed in 1939 and features a curb-to-curb width of 26 feet and a span of 26 feet. The proposed bridge will consist of pre-stressed reinforced concrete box girders with a composite reinforced concrete deck founded on integral abutments placed behind the existing abutments. Bicycle accommodations consisting of a usable shoulder have been provided in accordance with applicable design guides.
A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The town is responsible for acquiring all needed rights in private or public lands. MassDOT’s policy concerning land acquisitions will be discussed at this hearing.
Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the hearing shall be displayed for public inspection and copying at the time and date listed above. Plans will be on display one-half hour before the hearing begins, with an engineer in attendance to answer questions regarding this project. A project handout will be made available on the MassDOT website listed below.
Written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the Public Hearing regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Bridge Project Management, Project File No. 608646. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked within ten (10) business days of this Public Hearing/. Project inquiries may be emailed to
This location is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and​/​or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, open or closed captioning for videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580), fax (857-368-0602), TTD​/​TTY (857-368-0603) or by email ( Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten (10) business days before the meeting.
In case of inclement weather, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted on the internet at http:​/​​/​​/​Highway​/​

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Town of New Marlborough
Conservation Commission
Public Hearing

The Conservation Commission of the Town of New Marlborough will hold a public hearing on October 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Town Hall in the village of Mill River, MA 01244 under the provisions of the Wetlands Protection Act, Chapter 131, and Section 40 to consider a Notice of Intent: Marc Gourevitch,120 W. 15th, Apt 7J ,New York, NY 10011. For the property located at:98 Lumbert Cross Rd,New Marlborough, MA 01230,​Assessors Map 410, Lot 118.Removals of 40 trees around existing house.

Freddy Friedman, Chair


Snow Plowing Services
The Town of Sheffield is seeking bids from vendors qualified to provide snow plowing services to assist the Highway Department in snow and ice removal operations on an as-needed basis. Vendors shall utilize a minimum one-ton truck with nine-foot plow. Although a sander is not required, if the truck is equipped to sand, and the Town authorizes such use, additional compensation will be paid. Vehicle must be operated by a qualified, licensed driver and be available on call from the period November 15, 2018 to April 30, 2019. Bid forms may be obtained from the Office of the Town Administrator, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, Sheffield, MA 01257 (413-229-7000, ext. 152). Bids on these forms, in sealed, opaque envelopes shall be marked “Bid for Snow Plowing FY2019” and delivered to the above address by 2 p.m. November 2, 2018, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The Town reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive minor informalities or irregularities in any bid and to make an award in any manner consistent with the law and deemed to be in the best interests of the Town of Sheffield.


Zoning Board of Appeals
Town of Great Barrington

The Great Barrington Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 7:30 PM at Town Hall, 334 Main St., Great Barrington, to act on an application filed by Jeff and Samantha Homeyer, 20 Lake Avenue, for a Variance from Section 3.2.2, item 4, of the Zoning Bylaw, in order to allow an accessory structure to be constructed less than 10 feet from the existing principal structure, on the property at 20 Lake Avenue. A copy of the application is on file at the Town Clerk’s office, Town Hall. Zoning Board of Appeals members will make a site visit at 5:30 PM that same date.

Ron Majdalany, Chairman
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