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Town of Conway: Resident, Visitor, and Business Survey is Now Available

The final draft of the Franklin Regional Council of Government’s Town of Conway: Resident, Visitor and Business Survey was released and is now available for download at Conway Survey Findings FINAL Dec2017

Anyone inspired to open a business in Town and looking for assistance can access the FRCOG’s Franklin County Business Development Resource Guide, which provides regional data and info about organizations that can help.  Click on the link for the resource guide: https://frcog.org/publication/view/business-development-resource-guide/

Sign Up Now For Conway Youth Sports BASEBALL!

Registration is now open for Conway Youth Sports Baseball. Registration is due by Monday, February 26, 2018, but earlier is always better! Kids of all skill levels and experience are welcome. Geoff Canepa, Baseball Director,  is available to answer your questions at [email protected]

Visit the Conway Youth Sports page on this website for more information about how to register. Play ball!

Festival of the Hills Scholarship Applications Available; Due April 28th

The Festival of the Hills Scholarship fund is available to all graduating high school seniors from Conway who submit complete applications, regardless of school attended or post-graduate plans. Primary consideration is given to a student’s community service, extracurricular activity, and academic achievement. Financial need, work history, and Festival of the Hills service are also considered.  Scholarship applications are currently available on the Forms and Downloads page of the Town website:, www.townofconway.com; hard copies are also available at the Town Office. Applications (hard copy only) must be mailed to: Conway Festival of the Hills Scholarship, PO Box 431, Conway, MA 01341. Please note: no applications received after Friday, April 28th will be considered. Please note that the scholarship application process and fund are now administered independently of Town auspices.

Questions?  Please contact Phyllis Jeswald: [email protected], telephone: 413-369-4410.

Wells Scholarship Applications Available at Town Office; March 20th Deadline

The Fred W. Wells Fund 2018-2019 Scholarship Application is now available at the Town Office.  These scholarships are awarded to students in agricultural, mechanical or professional fields. The Wells Scholarship is given to residents who have resided or whose parents have resided in Conway or other area towns* for two years immediately prior to the application date. Completed application forms must be postmarked on or before March 20th and mailed to the Boston address that is provided on the form. For more information contact Lisa Turowsky, Assistant to the Town Administrator, 369-4235 x0.

*Ashfield, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Deerfield, Gill, Greenfield, Hawley, Heath, Leyden, Monroe, Montague, Northfield, Rowe or Shelburne

Lt. Governor Polito Congratulates Conway

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito wrote to congratulate the Town on completing two “best practice” projects, one for Information Technology and one for Long-Range Financial Planning. Conway was the lead town in the creation of a manual for IT best practices for small towns in Massachusetts, and also worked with consultant Joe Markarian, formerly of the Department of Revenue, to create a long-term financial plan for the Town. See her letter here.

Senior Guidance Website Spotlights Assisted Living, Other Services for Seniors

Senior Guidance (https://www.seniorguidance.org/), an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly, has announced a dedicated section on its website that provides detailed and thorough information on Massachusetts assisted living:

https://www.seniorguidance.org/assisted-living/massachusetts/

The Senior Guidance website discusses all services available for seniors living in Massachusetts, outlines helpful state programs, and offers information about assisted living facilities in every city, town and county in Massachusetts.

Break-Ins Reported In Conway

Town officials are investigating multiple break-ins that were reported on Friday, December 8th. Residents are reminded to lock their cars and houses, and to place valuables in a safe place. Please report any suspicious activity to Police Chief Ken Ouimette (369-4235 x7; [email protected]).

Conway Now Has Long-Range Financial Plan

The Town of Conway, in conjunction with the Commonwealth Community Compact Program, has adopted a multi-year financial plan that develops financial policies, revenue and expenditure forecasts, and budget documents that reflect Conway’s needs. By Finance Committee approval on June 19, 2017 and by Select Board and Capital Improvement Planning Committee vote on June 26, 2017, the Town of Conway has accepted and expressed its commitment to this Long Range Financial Plan. For full text of the plan click here: CONWAY LongRangePlan 9-7-17.

Evening of Short Stories Benefits Scholarship Funds

On October 27th the Conway Fireman’s Auxiliary offices hosted an evening of short stories to benefit the Daniel J. Haley and Conway Fireman’s Auxiliary scholarship funds. Watch the benefit in its entirety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPuLxoncSto

See Conway’s All-Committee Meeting – Our Volunteers!

If you missed Conway’s annual All-Committee meeting on Monday, October 2, as informative and impressive as it ever has been, you can see it here.

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