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Listing of upcoming events and recent postings - please check the Council on Aging page for other events that may be of interest.

Posted 2/16 - Cookies and Canvas - 2/26/17, 1pm – 3pm, Stanton Hall (details)

Posted 2/15 - Electrical Inspector job opening (details)

Posted 2/7 - Assessing clerk job opening (details)

Posted 2/1 - February Stanton Hall calendar, fitness class schedule

Posted 1/12 - Cover Art Contest for the FY2018 Annual Report, deadline 2/20 (details)

Posted 12/20 - Senior and Veteran Work Off applications now open (details)

Posted 7/28 - 2015 Annual Town Report

Posted 4/26 - 2016 Household Hazardous Waste disposal schedule posted (details)

Photos of the Cross Bridge courtesy of the Chester Foundation and Richard Huhtanen

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Events and Postings

Cookies and Canvas
Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1pm – 3pm
Stanton Hall  (Located at the intersection of Rt. 20 & 112, Huntington)

***Fun Event for Kids of all ages (and adults) ***
Open to the Public

$20 per canvas, $5 discount for Huntington residents
Pre-registration and payment is required by Feb. 24th, by calling or texting Jennifer @ 413-297-1080 or by visiting wineandcanvas.com

Cookies and juice will be provided for participants


Electrical Inspector Job Opening

Town of Huntington has openings for an on-call Wiring Inspector and Alternate Wiring Inspector.  Minimum requirements:  high school education, Journeyman Electrical License & 5 years progressively responsible experience.  Send cover letter, resume and application by March 20, 2017 to:  Huntington Selectboard, P O Box 430, Huntington, MA 01050, or by email to huntingtonsb@comcast.netJob description, application


Assessing Clerk Job Opening

The Town of Huntington is accepting applications for the positon of Assistant Clerk in the Assessor's Office. This part time assessing position (about 10 hrs/week) will involve assisting taxpayers in processing exemption and abatement applications, as well as a variety of general clerical duties. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, with experience in Patriot Properties AssessPro software preferred. C.O.R.I. check required.

Download the full job description
Download an employment application form


TOWN REPORT COVER CONTEST

The Huntington Board of Selectmen is seeking images to be considered for the cover of the 2016 Huntington Annual Town Report.  The subject matter should be an identifiable Huntington site or landmark.

Photos, paintings or sketches must be digitally scanned and submitted to huntingtonsb@comcast.net by February 20, 2017.  Images should be at least 8.5” x 11” and 300dpi/ppi and saved as a .jpeg file.   The picture should be clearly marked with the name, address and telephone number of the person submitting the image, and the location of the subject matter.

Photos featuring people should include photo release permissions, and all depictions must include a caption with information about the picture.

Submissions must not infringe on copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity.  Contest is open to residents of Huntington.  Selectmen families are ineligible.  If selected, the first prize winner will receive $100.

For more information, please contact the Huntington Selectboard Office at 413 667 3500. Download the flyer here.


Senior and Veteran Property Tax Work Off Programs

Applications are now available for the Senior and Veteran Property Tax Work Off Programs for Fiscal Year 2018
Application Deadline is Friday, February 17, 2017

Applications are available at Huntington Town Hall and below.  

Huntington property owners at least 60 years old and/or U.S. military veterans may volunteer up to 46 hours of work to receive a maximum $500 tax credit. Tax credit will be applied to the owner’s February or May 2018 real estate bill.

Those who are seniors AND veterans may apply for both programs.

For more information, please call 667-3500.

2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

For dates and pre-registration information, click here


Town of Huntington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.