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Town of Conway PO Box 240 Conway, Massachusetts, 01341 [email protected] (413) 369-4235 (413) 369-4237 - fax

Town Office Building - 32 Main Street | Town Hall - 5 Academy Hill Road

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Latest town news & announcements

Play Ball! April 29th is Opening Day

Opening Day for the Town Ball Field is Sunday, April 29th. Contact John Heffernan, Conway Youth Sports baseball director, at [email protected] for information about baseball season in Conway.

Annual Town Meeting Warrant Mailed; pre-Town Meeting set

At its April 10th meeting, Conway’s Select Board signed the warrant for the 2017 Town Meeting, to be held this year on Monday, May 8 at 7:30pm at the Conway Grammar School. Warrants and FY16 Town Reports were mailed Thursday, April 20; to access a printable version of the warrant, click here: FY 2018 Town Warrant 04-10-17 FINAL.

Conway residents are also invited to attend a Pre-Town Meeting Dessert Potluck & Discussion, hosted by Town residents, on Monday, May 1, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at the Conway Grammar School. Information about the pre-town meeting can be found here.

Theater Coming to Conway!

See the theater offerings around the 250th Anniversary Celebration here. Shows are at the Sportman’s Club, on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10.

Franklin Solid Waste Management Announces “Clean Sweep” Bulky Waste Recycling Day

Recycling day for bulky items on Saturday, May 6th, from 9 am to 12 noon, at the following locations: Buckland Recreation Facility, 66 Ashfield Rd, 112-S (½ mile south of Mohawk HS); Northfield Highway Garage, 49 Caldwell Rd. (off Rt. 142); Whately Transfer Station, 73 Christian Lane (off Rt. 5/10). The items you may bring include: tires, furniture, televisions, microwaves, mattresses, computers and electronics, BBQ Grill Tanks, carpeting, scrap metal, construction & demolition debris, appliances (remove doors from refrigerators & freezers). Disposal charge on all items except clean, dry bagged textiles and books. Only cash will be accepted.

Please Do NOT Bring: Yard Waste, Brush, Tree Stumps, Asbestos, Paint, Auto Batteries, Oil Tanks, Hazardous Materials, or Trash. For more info and pricing: www.franklincountywastedistrict.org, 413-772-2438, or [email protected]

Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter Celebrating 5th Anniversary

The Regional Dog Shelter is hosting a 5th Anniversary celebration and open house on Sunday, April 30th, from 11 am to 2 pm at the 10 Sandy Lane, Turners Falls location. Free food, gifts and raffles will be on hand. Your leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome! More info: Franklin Reg’l Dog Shelter 5-yr anniversary.

Messages to Legislators Delivered in Conway

For those unable to attend the morning briefing of legislators by area agency heads on Tuesday, March 28 at the Conway Town Hall, here’s a link to the video of the event.

250th Anniversary Committee Serves Up 393 Recipes with “Conway’s Open!”

The Town’s 250th Anniversary Celebration Cookbook is now available for purchase. The cookbook features 393 time-tested recipes for savory eats and Conway treats. Click here to find out how you can get your copy of Conway’s Open: Cookbook 250th flyer

General Bylaws of the Town of Conway

Click on the link for a printable pdf version of our current bylaws: Town of Conway Bylaws (rev. 2017)

Planning Board To Propose Senior Housing Bylaw

The Planning Board, as Conway’s Special Permit Granting Authority, is set to consider a change to the Protective Bylaws of the Town of Conway.  The new rules provide a mechanism to review proposals for Age Restricted Housing Communities. Also being considered is a change in the Zoning Board of Appeals definition of clearances in conjunction with the Special Permitting process. Watch for news of public hearings where the Planning Board will present its proposals to Town residents. To read more about the Senior Housing Bylaw, click here: Senior-Housing-Proposed-Bylaw-3. The proposed changes to clearances definitions can be viewed here: Zoning-bylaws-proposed-changes-to-clearances-definitions.

Tornado damage recovery update

Volunteers are working to coordinate application procedures for residents seeking financial assistance from Gofundme and Fireman’s Auxiliary funds. As soon as the procedure is finalized it will be posted on the website. In the meantime, you may contact Heidi Flanders at [email protected] for information about how to apply.

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) wishes to assess to what extent the tornado affected Conway agricultural operations. Please contact Sheila Theodore at 617-626-1733 or [email protected] to report these issues.

For other types of personal loss, please feel free to forward any reports that you send to your insurance company to the Town Office so that our records will be as complete as possible.

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