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Legal notices: Week of 05-24-2019

Berkshire Probate and Family Court

44 Bank Row

Pittsfield, MA 01201

(413) 442-6941

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court


Docket No. BE19C0049CA, BE19C0050

In the matter of: Samuel Joseph Fennell and Meredith Rebecca Gallant

     A Petition to Change Name of Adult has been filed by Samuel Joseph Fennell of Ashley Falls MA and Meredith Rebecca Gallant of Ashley Falls MA requesting that the court enter a Decree changing their name to: Samuel Joseph Fennell-Ward and Meredith Rebecca Fennell-Ward


     Any person may appear for purposes of objecting to the petition by filing an appearance at: Berkshire Probate and Family Court before 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 06/03/2019. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance if you object to this proceeding.

WITNESS, Hon. Richard A Simons, First Justice of this Court.

Date: May 06,2019

Francis B Marinaro, Register of Probate



Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Town of New Marlborough


Town of Sheffield



Selectmen for the Town of New Marlborough and Sheffield, will accept sealed bids for Highway Road Materials. Bid packages will be available at the New Marlborough Town Hall starting Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; by emailing your request to sfleck@newmarlboroughma.gov, or by calling 413-229-8116. Sealed bids will be accepted until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the New Marlborough Town Hall, 807 Mill River Southfield Road, P.O. Box 99, Mill River, MA 01244, at which time they will be opened and read aloud. Absolutely no bids will be accepted after that time. Please clearly mark envelopes HIGHWAY ROAD MATERIALS BID. Questions may be directed to Chuck Loring, Highway Superintendent (413)229-8165.

New Marlborough Board of Selectmen: Nathaniel H. Yohalem, Tara B. White and Richard Long.

Sheffield Board of Selectmen: Nadine A. Hawver, Rene C. Wood and Martin Mitsoff


#4610, #4611





Bridge No. S-10-010 (52A) Carrying County Road over Ironwork Brook

The Town of Sheffield, Massachusetts, acting through its Board of Selectmen, will accept sealed bids from qualified contractors for the repair of bridge No. S-10-010 (52A) carrying County Road over Ironwork Brook, in the Town of Sheffield, Massachusetts. The proposal must be filled out and signed as directed therein. The sealed bids shall be clearly marked “County Road Bridge Repair”.

     The estimated project value is $585,000.

     The bid deadline is June 18, 2019 at 11 a.m., local time. At this time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Selectmen’ s Office, located at 21 Depot Square Sheffield, MA 01257.

     Bidders must be pre-qualified by MassDOT in the bridge-construction category to bid on the above project. An award will not be made to a contractor who is not pre-qualified by MassDOT prior to the opening of proposals.

     All pre-bid questions concerning the contract documents and the work contained therein should be emailed to mmorrison@bscgroup.com and rlabombard@sheffieldma.gov no later than 11 a.m. on the Thursday before the scheduled bid opening date.

     All work shall be in conformance with the 1988 Massachusetts Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Highways and Bridges as amended.

     The scope of work for the bridge repairs includes the installation of erosion and sediment control, temporary traffic controls, reinforced concrete excavation of the existing bridge superstructure and substructure per contract plans, installation substructure modifications, placement of scour protective including rock fill in the stream channel covered with six inches of natural streambed material, concrete curtain wall, reconstruction of wing walls, deck and abutments, bridge rail, full depth reconstruction along the approach roadway, installation of guardrail and other incidental work.

     Bid Security in the form of a bid bond, cash, certified check, treasurer’s or cashier’s check payable to the Town of Sheffield, is required in the amount of five percent of the bid, in accordance with Section 00200, Instructions to Bidders. The selected contractor shall furnish a performance bond and a payment bond in the amount at least equal to one hundred percent (100 percent) of the contract price as stipulated in Section 00520 construction contract of these specifications. A 100 percent performance bond will be required of the successful bidder within (10) days following the notice of award. This check will be the property of the Town of Sheffield if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract and satisfactory bond within ten (10) days after the contract may have been awarded to him.

     The Instructions to Bidders, Form of General Bid, Agreement, Plans, Specifications, Performance and Payment Bond, and other Contract Documents may be obtained through emailing the Assistant to the Town Administrator, Jill Hughes [jhughes@sheffieldma.gov] during normal business hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     Attention is called to the fact that State Prevailing Wage Rates are established for the project as set forth in the contract documents.

     The bidder agrees that this bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 30 working days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded after the opening of bids.

     The Town reserves the right to waive any informalities, to accept or reject, in whole or in part any or all bids, or take whatever other action may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.

     The Town of Sheffield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Sheffield

By its Board of Selectmen

Nadine A. Hawver

Rene C. Wood

Martin C. Mitsoff

BSC Group, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts



Legal Notice

Town of Great Barrington

Public Hearing

The Selectboard will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 334 Main St.,, Great Barrington, MA 01230 to act on the Application of Berkshire Cooperative Association, Inc. d/b/a Berkshire Co-Op Market, Daniel Esko, Manager for the following: to change the dba from Berkshire Co-op Market to Berkshire Food Co-op; to change the Manager from Daniel Esko to Jessica Bosworth; and to change the location from 42 Bridge Street to 34 Bridge Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 on the Beer and Wine Package Store Liquor License.

Stephen Bannon


5.17, 5.​24



The Great Barrington Selectboard will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 334 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230 to act on the special permit application from Terrence and Terri Coughlin for a Special Permit for a Tourist Home Bed and Breakfast establishment at 98 Division Street, Great Barrington, per Sections 7.16 and 10.4 of the Zoning Bylaw. The proposal includes the renovation of the existing single family home.

Stephen C. Bannon, Chair

5.17, 5.​24





On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7 p.m., at the Egremont Town Hall, 171 Egremont Plain Road, Egremont, the Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing to consider the application of Ari and Heidi Zorn of Egremont for a special permit to open a Marijuana Retail Shop at 71 Main Street, South Egremont. The application can be viewed at the Egremont Town Hall. Written comments will be accepted.

Elliott Snyder,

Susan Bachelder

James Lamme

Charles Ogden, Alternate



Town of Sheffield

Notice of Public Hearing

The Sheffield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 10 at 7p.m., 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, regarding a Request for Determination of Applicability, filed by Butternut Tree and Land Care Inc. for property located at 85 Glenanna Way in 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: The removal of trees and brush for solar gain after installation of roof mounted solar system.

     The intention of the applicant will be discussed in compliance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act.

Don Ward, Chairman



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