Commonwealth of Massachusetts Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201
CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION
Estate of: Joseph P. Roche
Date of Death: 09/01/2017
To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by John Pelletreau Roche of Grafton, MA and Melissa Roche Kain of Sheffield, 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 John Pelletreau Roche of Grafton, MA and Melissa Roche Kain of Sheffield, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration. IMPORTANT NOTICE: You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 01/19/2018. 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 day, action may be taken without further notice to you. UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC): 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.
December 22, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro, Register of Probate
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE
Estate of: WILLIAM J. DEWKETT, SR.a/k/a WILLIAM JOSEPH DEWKETT, SR.
Date of Death: 08/31/2017
To all persons interested: in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioners, WILLIAM J. DEWKETT, JR. of Brookfield, Connecticut, THOMAS J. DEWKETT of Staatsburg, New York, and DAVID A. DEWKETT of Port Orange, Florida. A Will has been admitted to informal probate. WILLIAM J. DEWKETT, JR. of Brookfield, Connecticut, THOMAS J. DEWKETT of Staatsburg, New York, and DAVID A. DEWKETT of Port Orange, Florida have been informally appointed as the Personal Representatives of the estate to serve without surety on the bond. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Representatives under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representatives and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the powers of Personal Representatives appointed under informal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioners.
MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WATERWAYS PROGRAM
“Notice of License Application” pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91 Waterways License Transmittal Number X277195
Applicant: Henry Alpert
NOTIFICATION DATE: January 5, 2018 Public notice is hereby given of the “Simplified License BRP WW06 Self Licensing Package” by Henry Alpert to construct and maintain a dock at 34 Bidwell Road in the municipality of Monterey, in and over the waters of the Lake Garfield, a Commonwealth-designated Great Pond. The proposed project has been determined to be water- dependent. The Department may conduct a public hearing in order to receive information to be used in its decision on whether to grant a Waterways License pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 91. The Department will consider all written comments on this Waterways License Application received by close-of-business on February 6, 2018 the Public Comments Deadline. Failure of any aggrieved person or group of ten citizens or more to submit written comments to the Waterways Program by the Public Comments Deadline will result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing in accordance with 310 CMR 9.13(4)(c). Additional information regarding this application may be obtained by contacting the Waterways Program at 413-755-2138. Project plans and documents for this application are on file with the Waterways Program for public viewing, by appointment only, at the address below. Written comments must be addressed to:David Cameron, Section ChiefMassachusetts Department of Environmental ProtectionWestern Region-Waterways Program436 Dwight Street Springfield, MA 01103
Notice of Public Hearing
Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 82, Section 32A, the Board of Selectmen for the Town of Otis will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Town Offices, 1 North Main Road, Otis, MA. The public hearing is to determine whether to formally discontinue maintenance of the following roads:•Miller Swamp Road from Blandford Road to edge of town map.•Miner Road.•Stebbins Road from Dimmock Road to #881.•Dotted Line Road from Stebbins Road to Giles.•Tolland Road from #864 to edge of town map.•Whittier Road.In order to discontinue maintenance of a road, the Board must determine that the road has become “abandoned and unused for ordinary travel and that the common convenience and necessity no longer requires said town way…to be maintained in a condition reasonably safe and convenient for travel” Please note that if the Board votes to discontinue maintenance of a road, the road still remains a public way with a public right of passage. All interested parties are invited to attend.
TOWN OF GREAT BARRINGTONNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Selectboard will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall, 334 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA to act on the application of Shackdown, Inc. d/b/a 20 Railroad Public House, Benjamin D. Downing, Manager for alteration of premises on the Common Victualler Restaurant Liquor License at 20 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230.
Sean Stanton Chair
Town of New Marlborough Conservation Commission Public Hearing
The Conservation Commission of the Town of New Marlborough will hold a public hearing on January 13, 2018 at 10 AM in the Town Hall in the village of Mill River, MA 01244 under the provisions of the Wetlands Protection Act, Chapter 131, Section 40 to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability: Bosworth Family Partnership, 772 Norfolk Road Southfield, MA 01259. For the property located at:772 Norfolk Rd New Marlborough, MA 01230 Assessors Map 413, Lot 1 Wells production and related site work.
Freddie Friedman, Member Conservation Commission
TOWN OF SANDISFIELD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONSERVATION COMMISSION
On Tuesday, January 16, 2018 there will be a public hearing at 7:15 P.M. at the Sandisfield Town Hall located at 66 Sandisfield Road (RT.57) held by the Sandisfield Conservation Commission on a Request for Determination for John Kuzmech (416/23) 14 Roosterville Road for the purpose of installing a new septic system and to find out whether the land and project described on map 416/23 is subject to the Wetlands Protection Act, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 131, Section 40 of the Massachusetts State Laws.
SANDISFIELD CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Clare English Secretary