Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
Berkshire Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION
Docket No. BE18P0108EA
Estate of: Stephen Murphy Leining
Date of Death: 01/24/2018
To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Candice Parsons 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 Candice Parsons of Sheffield, 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 03/12/2018. 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
February 14, 2018
Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate
In accordance with Chapter 71, Section 38N of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the citizens of the towns of Great Barrington, Stockbridge, and West Stockbridge are hereby notified that a Tentative Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Monument Valley Regional Middle School Student Center, 313 Monument Valley Road, Great Barrington, Massachusetts for the purpose of giving all interested persons the opportunity to be heard for or against the whole or any part of the proposed 2018-19 Berkshire Hills Regional School District Budget. The Superintendent of Schools shall have available for public viewing, one copy of the proposed 2018-19 Budget for the forty-eight hour period prior to the March 1, 2018 Tentative Public Hearing, at the Superintendent’s Office, 50 Main Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 01262.
Berkshire Hills Regional School District
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TOWN OF EGREMONT PLANNING BOARD
The Egremont Planning board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 7 pm, in the Egremont Town Hall Meeting Room at 171 Egremont Plain Road,
Egremont, MA, to consider the following proposed changes to clarify two Egremont Zoning Bylaws as follows:
18.104.22.168 Common Driveways, Requirements:
In subparagraph a., clarify the number of units.
From: “…no more than four dwellings.”
To: “…no more than four dwelling units whether in one or more buildings.”
And in subparagraph c., clarify the setbacks from the common driveway.
From: “…and a minimum 25 foot setback from the side line between the lot of origin and a lot not served by the common driveway.”
To: “…and a minimum 25 foot setback from any property line in the lot of origin and any lot not served by the common driveway.”
5.6.3 Large-scale Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation (LGSPI) Overlay
District, Relationship to Other Districts:
Clarify the third sentence.
From: “… nothing in Section 5.6 should be construed to alter the Egremont Zoning Bylaw as to the installation of solar photovoltaic systems as either principal uses (by special permit) or as accessory uses in areas outside of the LGSPI Overlay District.”
To: “…nothing in Section 5.6 shall be construed to alter the Egremont Zoning Bylaw regarding the installation of solar photovoltaic systems in areas outside of the LGSPI Overlay District.”
The full text of the proposed changes may be obtained at the Office of the Administrator, Town Hall, Egremont, MA. The Egremont Zoning Bylaw is available at
Town of Great Barrington
The Great Barrington Planning Board will hold a public hearing, pursuant to the provisions of Massachusetts General Law Ch. 40A, s. 5, on Thursday, March 8, 2018 beginning at 6:00 PM at Town Hall, 334 Main Street, Great Barrington, to provide interested parties with an opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the Great Barrington Zoning Bylaw and Zoning Map. Proposed changes include the following: (1) a rezoning of the State Road area between the Housatonic River and Belcher Square from B2 to B2X, including rezoning of parcels on Avery Lane, North Street, Mechanic Street, Hillside Ave., Gilmore Ave., East St., and Everett St. from B2 to B2X or to R3, as shown on the proposed zoning map; and, (2) revisions to the Bylaw to regulate Marijuana establishments, including marijuana retail stores.
A copy of the proposed text and map amendments may be reviewed in the Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall during regular business hours, or at the Mason or Ramsdell Library, or on the town website www.townofgb.org. Any person wishing to be heard on these matters should appear at the time and place designated, or may provide written comments to the Board prior to the public hearing.
Brandee Nelson, Chairman
TOWN OF MOUNT WASHINGTON
REQUEST FOR BIDS
Seeking General Contractor bids to oversee all aspects of the Mt Washington Town Hall kitchen demolition and renovation and to coordinate with the other tradespeople so that the work proceeds in a timely manner. For scope of work and specifications contact Mary King Austin at 413 528 2839 or firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for bids is March 6 at 1 pm or before. Hours of Town Hall are MWTh 9-2 and Tuesday 1-6. Interested parties may stop by and see work that needs to be done.
Town of Sheffield
Notice of Public Hearing
The Sheffield Planning Board, as the Special Permit Granting Authority, will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 7:00 PM, 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, Sheffield, to act on the Special Permit application (#021418-A) of Park Avenue Solar Solutions, for property located on Clayton Road, Sheffield 01257, for a Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Installation, per Section 7.4 of the Sheffield Zoning By-Laws. The property is in the Rural District, Tax Map No. 7, Block & Lot: 1-24.1, Book 2097 & Page 195.
A copy of the application, on file in the Town Clerk’ s Office, Town Hall, may be inspected Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9:00AM to 4:00PM.
Town of Sheffield
Notice of Public Hearing
The Sheffield Planning Board, as the Special Permit Granting Authority, will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 7:15 PM, 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, Sheffield, to act on the Special Permit application (#021418-B) of Solar MA Project Management, LLC, Series XVI, for property located on Home Road, Sheffield 01257, for a Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Installation, per Section 7.4 of the Sheffield Zoning By-Laws. The property is in the Rural District, Tax Map No. 22, Block & Lot: 3-18, Book 347 & Page 373.
A copy of the application, on file in the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, may be inspected Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9:00AM to 4:00PM.
Town of Sheffield
Notice of Public Hearing
The Sheffield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, regarding a Request for Determination of Applicability, filed by Century Acquisition, Inc. for property on 49 Clayton Road, Sheffield, in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 131, sec. 40. The purpose of the hearing is to gather information regarding the proposed project: Improvements to an existing quarry road.
The intention of the applicant will be discussed in compliance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act.
Donald Ward, III, Chairman