Legal Notices: Week of 11/02/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court Department

BERKSHIRE division

44 Bank Row

Pittsfield, MA 01201

(413)442-6941

Docket No. BE18P0746EA

 

In the Estate of Jane Abbott Graveson

Date of Death: 10/01/2018

CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

To all interested persons: A petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Deborah Sluzar of Endicott NY requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order of testacy and for such other relief as requested in the Petition.

The Petitioner requests that: Deborah Sluzar of Endicott NY and Sandra Graveson of Enfield NH be appointed as Personal Representatives 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 before: 10:00 a.m. on 11/19/2018

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.

A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

 

WITNESS, HON. RICHARD A. SIMONS, First Justice of this Court.

Date: October 23, 2018

 

Francis B. Marinaro

Register of Probate

11.2

#4242

 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court Department

BERKSHIRE Division

Docket No. BE18P0732EA

 

In the Estate of Helen E Johnston

Date of Death: 11/13/2017

CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, a petition has been filed by Steven R Johnston of East Sandwich MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order of testacy and such other relief as requested in the Petition. And also requesting Steven R Johnston of East Sandwich MA 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 11/23/2018.

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.

A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons Interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

 

WITNESS, HON. RICHARD A. SIMONS, First Justice of this Court at PITTSFIELD this day, October 23, 2018.

 

Francis B. Marinaro

Register of Probate

11.2

#4246

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

The Great Barrington Selectboard will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 13,2018 at 7:00 pm at Town Hall, 334 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 to act on the special permit application from Grande Furto Auto LLC for a motor vehicle sales room including used cars, in the existing building at 1 Nolan Drive, Great Barrington, in accordance with Sections 3.1.4 C(17) and 10.4 of the Great Barrington Zoning Bylaw.

 

Stephen C. Bannon, Chair

10.26, 11.2

#4224

 

TOWN OF MONTEREY

NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY CERTIFICATION OF VALUES

FY 2019 Assessed Values

 

The Town of Monterey in accordance with guidelines established by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, the Board of Assessors has received Preliminary Certification for the Fiscal Year 2019 values for all properties within the Town. Values were calculated at Full and Fair Cash Value, based on calendar years 2016 and 2017 property sales. The purpose of Public Disclosure is to give the taxpayers an opportunity to review the proposed new value of their property prior to Final Certification by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. The new values will be available for review at the main office at Town Hall during normal business hours and the Assessor’s Office Monday thru Saturday 9:30 to Noon, Tuesday and Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Values will be available online at www.montereyma.gov on the Assessor’s page.

Individual notices will be mailed out to all property owners.

All changes in assessment will be closed on November 10th.

For questions regarding values, please contact the Town Assessors Office, at (413) 528-1443 x115. or assessors@montereyma.gov

 

10.26, 11.2

#4228

 

Town of Sheffield

Notice of Public Hearing

 

The Sheffield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m., 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, regarding a Notice of Intent Application, filed by Scott and Amy Margolis for property at 1296 Ashley Falls Road in Sheffield, in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 131, sec. 40. The proposed project is for the control of invasive plant species and restoration of native plant communities and rare species habitat.

 

Donald Ward, III, Chairman

11.2

#4243

 

Town of Sheffield

Notice of Public Hearing

 

The Sheffield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m., 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, regarding a Notice of Intent Application, filed by Berkshire School for property at 245 N Undermountain Road in Sheffield, in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 131, sec. 40. The proposed project is the construction of a sculpture garden area with native plantings and landscaping within the 200 ft. riverfront area of a perennial stream.

 

Donald Ward, III, Chairman

11.2

#4245

 

Commonwealth

of Massachusetts

Berkshire, SS.

Superior Court Dept.

Civil Action No. 201876CV – 00241

 

Candice Parsons, as Personal Representative of The Estate of Stephen Murphy Leining, Plaintiff

Vs.

Bankshares and All Known And Unknown Shareholders of Berkshire Resource Management, Inc., Defendants

To: Bankshares and All Known and Unknown Shareholders of Berkshire Resource Management, Inc., Greeting:

WHEREAS, a suit has been begun against you, entitled as above, wherein the plaintiff seeks, among other things, that the defendants or anyone claiming through them be forever restrained and foreclosed from making any adverse claim to the title of the plaintiff in certain premises located at:

Beginning at a point marked by a marble monument at the southwesterly corner of the third parcel described in the grantors’ referenced deed and in the supposed easterly side line of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad;

thence south 11° 51’ 50” West 123.50 feet to a point on the center line of the said Railroad;

thence south 89° 41’ 50” West 24.50 feet to an iron pipe in the supposed westerly side line of the aforesaid Railroad and being the southeasterly corner of the herein described parcel;

thence north 73° 42’ 55” West, 2293.40 feet crossing the swamp and along land of Warren Dolby to an iron pipe in the supposed easterly side line of West Road, so-called;

thence about 2016 feet northerly along the said West Road to a point marked by a marble monument in the easterly side line of the road being the northwesterly corner of the herein described parcel, said marble monument bearing south 8° 56’ 30” East 190.8 feet from a stone monument in the line between the towns of Great Barrington and Sheffield on the easterly side of the said West Road;

thence from the aforementioned northwesterly corner south 89° 55’ 35” East 1991.3 feet along land now or formerly of Antonio Zucco to a marble monument in the supposed westerly side line of land of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad;

thence along the westerly side line of the land of said Railroad 818.7 feet to an iron pipe at land now or formerly of the Palmer Lines Motor Dispatch, the last two points being connected by a course of south, 1° 0’ 35” East 818.7 feet;

thence from the last mentioned iron pipe the following three courses along land of the Palmer Lines: South 89° 41’ 50” West 200 feet to an iron pipe; south 00° 18’ 10” East 200 feet to an iron pipe; and North 89° 41’ 50” East 200 feet to an iron pipe in the line of land of the above-mentioned Railroad;

thence south 00° 18’ 10” East, 1606.46 feet along the supposed sideline of land of the aforesaid Railroad to the point of beginning

Containing 111.8 acres to be the same more or less.  All bearing used herein are from the true meridian as taken from the State Highway layout.

Being all of Parcel 4 as described in a deed of Ward’s Nurseries, Inc. to the grantors herein, dated September 19, 1979, and recorded at the Southern Berkshire Registry of Deeds in Book 468, Page 48.

Excepting from the above Parcel, the land conveyed by Berkshire Resource Management, Inc. to the United States of America by Deed dated January 11, 1990 and recorded in the  Southern Berkshire Registry of Deeds in Book 725, Page 199.

TAKE NOTICE, if you intend to make any defense, that on February 23, 2019 which is the return day of this notice, or within such further time as the law allows, you must cause your written appearance to be entered and your answer or other pleading to be filed in the office of the Clerk of said Court at Pittsfield, in said County first above-named; and further that you must defend against said suit according to law, if you intend to make any defense.

Whereof, fail not, at your peril, as otherwise said suit may be adjudged, and orders and decrees entered therein, in your absence.

 

Witness, Judge Fabricant, Esquire, Chief Justice of the Superior Court, at Pittsfield this 22ndday of October, 2018.

 

Deborah S. Capeless, Clerk

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