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Legal Notices: Week of 03/24/2017

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court Department
 44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-6941
Docket No. BE17P0177EA
In the Estate of Raymond William Alexander
Also known as: Raymond W Alexander
Date of Death: 11/21/2016
To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Alice V Alexander of Egremont, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition.
The Petitioner requests that: Alice V Alexander of Egremont, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) 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 the return day of 04/14/2017.
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 day, 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: March 17, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Docket No. BE17P0105GD
In the matter of: Louise I Weld
Of: Great Barrington, MA
Alleged Incapacitated Person
To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Christopher P Weld of Great Barrington, Ma and Tyler I Weld of Great Barrington, MA in the above captioned matter alleging that Louise I Weld is in need of a Guardian and requesting that Christopher P Weld of Great Barrington, MA and Tyler I Weld of Great Barrington, MA (or some other suitable person) be appointed as Guardian to serve Without Surety on the bond.
The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is incapacitated, that the appointment of a Guardian is necessary and that the proposed Guardian is appropriate. The petition is on file with this court and may contain a request for certain specific authority.
You have the right to object to this proceeding. If you wish to do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance at this court on or before 10:00 A.M. on the return date of 04/14/2017. This day is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline date by which you have to file the written appearance if you object to the petition. If you fail to file the written appearance by the return date, action may be taken in this matter without further notice to you. In addition to filing the written appearance, you or your attorney must file a written affidavit stating the specific facts and grounds of your objection within 30 days after the return date.
The outcome of this proceeding may limit or completely take away the above-named person’s right to make decisions about personal affairs or financial affairs or both. The above-named person has the right to ask for a lawyer. Anyone may make this request on behalf of the above-named person. If the above-named person cannot afford a lawyer, one may be appointed at State expense.
WITNESS. Hon. Richard A. Simons, First Justice of this Court
Date: March 15, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate

The Egremont Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday April 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Egremont Town Hall Meeting Room at 171 Egremont Plain Road, Egremont, MA, to act on a Special Permit application of 377 Builders LLC, 222 Pleasant Street, P.O. Box 483, Housatonic, MA 01236, for adaptive reuse of an existing non-conforming structure at 64 Main Street, South Egremont, MA. in accordance with Section of the Egremont Zoning Bylaw. The existing structure will be used as an office building for 377 Builders LLC, a general contracting company who specialize in custom cabinetry and sustainable practices. The building will house offices, workshops, and showrooms. The hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM. The Special Permit application is available to the public 7AM to 3PM at the Egremont Town Clerk’s office at 171 Egremont Plain Road, Egremont, MA and at egremont-ma.gov.
Mark Holmes
Planning Board Clerk

The Egremont Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall Meeting Room at 171 Egremont Plain Road, Egremont, MA, relative to a proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment to add Section 4.3.7, “Temporary Moratorium on Marijuana Retail Sale.”On November 8, 2016, the voters of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts approved a Marijuana Legalization Initiative (Question 4) law regarding the recreational use of marijuana. Currently non-medical marijuana is not addressed in the Zoning Bylaw. The regulation of recreational marijuana raises legal, planning and public safety issues, and the Town needs time to study and consider forthcoming Massachusetts regulations, to assess their impact on local zoning, and to propose potential amendments to the Zoning Bylaw. The moratorium shall be in effect through January 2019, or six months after the effective date of the Cannabis Control Commission regulations, whichever is later. The proposed Bylaw Amendment may be viewed at the Egremont Town Clerk’s office, Monday-Thursday, 1-3 pm, and at egremont-ma.gov.
Mark Holmes
Planning Board Clerk
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Project File No. 607550
A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Bridge Superstructure Replacement Project on Chapel Street over the Greenwater Brook in the Town of Lee, MA. 01238.
WHERE: The Lee Memorial (Town) Hall
32 Main Street
Lee, MA 01238
WHEN:    Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 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 superstructure replacement project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.
PROPOSAL: The proposed bridge project consists of the replacement of the existing single span bridge superstructure. The new 32 foot single span superstructure will have a 20 foot curb to curb width for vehicular and pedestrian traffic. There will be no sidewalks. The bridge and approach roadway profile will be adjusted to increase the minimum grade across the bridge and smooth out the transition to US Route 20. To accommodate the abutters impacted by this bridge project, the existing bridge will remain open to a single lane of alternating two-way traffic during construction since there is no viable detour. To accommodate construction activities at the space-constrained project site, Route 20 will also be reduced to a single lane of alternating two-way traffic controlled by a temporary traffic signal for a distance of approximately 600’, extending 300’ east and west of the Route 20 intersection with Chapel Street. Short-term closures of the bridge to vehicle are anticipated to be necessary during certain phases of construction, however pedestrian access will be maintained at all times.
A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The town of Lee 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 Section, Project File No. 607550. 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 dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us
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 (MassDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us). 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:​/​​/​www.massdot.state.ma.us​/​Highway​/​
3.24, 3.​31

The Town of Egremont, Massachusetts is seeking bids for the stabilization of the foundation and accessibility improvements at the South Egremont Village School, listed on the State Register of Historic Places. The project is partially funded with a grant from the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund, Massachusetts Historical Commission. All work must comply with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
Bids shall be submitted to Mary Brazie, Office Administrator, Town of Egremont, (P.O. Box 368) 171 Egremont Plain Road, Egremont, MA 01258, no later than 1 PM on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, and will be publicly opened and read at that time. Sealed envelopes shall be clearly marked “Bid for South Egremont Village School Stabilization.”
There will be a pre-bid site walk at the project site, 42 Main Street, South Egremont, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 3:30 PM. Questions from potential bidders shall be submitted in writing either via email or mail to Mary Brazie, Office Administrator, at the address listed above, or to tegremont@egremont-ma.gov. Bid documents are posted on the Town website: http:​/​​/​www.egremont-ma.gov or by request from Lyn Smith at esmith@cmeengineering.com.
Each bid shall contain the following:
1. Completed Bid form
2. Signed Certificate of Tax Compliance
3. Signed Certificate of Non-Collusion
4. Signed Certificate of Authority
5. Affidavit of OSHA Compliance
6. DCAM certification
Contractors shall be DCAM certified and experienced with the Secretary of the Interior’s, Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and shall be able to identify having completed prior comparable work on at least 2 properties during the past five years that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. State Law prohibits discrimination. The selection of the contractor shall be made without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, political affiliation, or national origin. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informalities, to advertise for new bids, and to award one or more contracts, wholly or in part, as may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town. The Board of Selectmen shall be the awarding authority.
The successful bidder will provide insurance as stated in the Owner-Contractor Agreement. A certificate of insurance evidencing the required insurance shall be submitted to the town prior to the commencement of work and shall remain in force during the term of the contract.
If any questions, contact:
Mary Brazie, Selectman and Office Administrator
Town of Egremont​—​171 Egremont Plain Road​—​P.O. Box 368​—​Egremont, MA 01258
413-528-0182 phone
413-528-5465 fax
email: tegremont@egremont-ma.gov

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on the application for the transfer of a §12 All Alcohol Restaurant License to Shree Ganesh Restaurants, LLC d/b/a Mint Indian Lakeside Dining, 435 Laurel Street, Lee, MA 01238.
Failure to make recommendations on this matter shall be deemed lack of opposition thereto. Copy of the application is available for review in the Selectmen’s Office, Memorial Hall, 32 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238. The hearing will be held in the Memorial Hall courtroom on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM.
Local Licensing Authority
Thomas P. Wickham, Chairman

The Mount Washington Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing to review a Notice of Intent, filed by the Town of Mt. Washington highway department, to perform culvert work on East Street. Said hearing will be on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 6pm at Town Hall.
Following the public hearing, a public meeting will be held by the MWCC to review a Request for a Determination filed by Kyle Costello at 46 East Street. Proposed foundation repair is within riverfront area.
Bengt Granskog

Town of Sheffield
Notice of Public Hearing
The Sheffield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, regarding a Notice of Intent Application, filed by Massachusetts Department of Transportation for property on Route 7 in Sheffield, in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 131, sec. 40. The proposed project is repairs to the existing roadway shoulder embankment area for Route #7 along Hubbard Brook from Station 270+05 through Station 271+48.5.
Donald Ward, III, Chairman


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