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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 6/11 - Huntington Historical Society open house, June 24, 1-4pm (details)

Posted 6/7 - June Stanton Hall calendar

Posted 5/26 - 2017 Annual Town Report

Posted 5/15 - Reduce Reuse Recycle (RRR) guides (details)

Posted 3/19 - COA trip to New York City, 9/15 (details)

Posted 3/19 - COA trip to Foxwoods, 6/14 (details)

Posted 3/12 - Important notices from MassDOT

Posted 2/22 -2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection schedule (details)

Posted 9/11/17 - Town hall phone numbers have changed (details)

Posted 6/23/17 - Public Records Compliance Policy

Posted 6/8/17 - 2016 Annual Town Report

Huntington town common, gazebo, town hall and Stanton Hall

This site is sponsored by the Selectboard of the Town of Huntington to provide a resource for the citizens of Huntington to: Help them interact with Huntington town government, understand the history of Huntington, and find the artisans, businesses and organizations in Huntington that are of interest to them.

For information about the Gateway Regional School System, please see www.grsd.org.

Events and Postings

HUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE
Sunday June 24,  2018       1 - 4 pm

The Norwich Bridge Schoolhouse Museum
Corner of Worthington and Littleville Roads, Huntington

Come and visit our old-time one room schoolhouse
Explore our collections of books, documents, maps,
Artifacts, clothing, tools and other historical items

Additional Open Houses planned for last Sunday of each month until fall.

Everyone welcome

www.huntingtonma.us/historical-society/


Upcoming Trips - Sponsored by the Huntington Council on Aging

Foxwoods Resort and Casino
Thursday, June 14

Download the flyer for complete details

New York City 9/11 Memorial
Saturday, September 15

Download the flyer for complete details

COA Summer Birthday Celebration & First Aid Review
Thursday, June 21 at 11 a.m. at Stanton Hall
The Council on Aging will be celebrating senior summer birthdays with cake & ice cream. A First Aid Review presentation will cover the following topics: fall management, stroke & heart attack signs and action plan, and use of a defibrillator for heart attacks. Bring your favorite board game or cards for after. Call 512-5205 to reserve a piece of cake.

Remembering When - A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults

· What hit television show was set during the Korean War?

· How often should you change the batteries in your smoke alarms?

· What singing legend brought rock-n-roll into popular culture?

· If your clothing catches fire, what should you do?

· Do you want to have fun while learning how to prevent fires and falls?

Please join us for the Remembering When presentation on Saturday, July 14 at 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Stanton Hall.  The first workshop is from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. and repeated from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.   Food will be provided.  This program is open to Huntington residents only.  Please call 512-5212 for a reservation.


Community Discussion of the Book BEING MORTAL by Dr. Atul Gawande

Join us for a town wide discussion on a best-selling thought provoking book.  Being Mortal considers making later life preparations for living our older adult years where and how we choose.  We will discuss ways we can think and talk with family, friends, and neighbors about our desires for the coming years of our lives.  Discussions will be held for four weeks starting on Thursday, September 6 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Library and everyone is welcome to attend.  If you do not like to read, you can watch Dr. Atul on Frontline: Being Mortal, a 2015 PBS documentary on DVD or online at www.pbs.orgDr. Atul Gawande's compelling show argues for better care for us all.  Other interviews can be found on the internet as well.  For more information about the discussion group or to register your interest in attending call the COA at 413 512-5205 to sign up.


Important notices from MassDOT
March 12, 2018

Massachusetts RMV Announces New Requirements:
Lawful Presence and REAL ID

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is reminding the public that as of March 26, 2018, to get or renew any driver's license, ID card, or learner's permit, customers will need documentation showing United States citizenship or lawful presence as required by federal and state law.

Download the full details here


2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

In 2018, the HRMC has agreements with the following communities to allow HRMC member Town residents to participate in their events. In all cases, pre-registration is required. If you are an HRMC resident, please contact Kathleen Casey at 413-685-5498 or hrmc@hrmc-ma.org to inquire about attending one of the following regional events:

Regional Reciprocal HHW Collection Events – 2018

  • 4/28/18 9 am-noon Chicopee
  • 5/5/18 8 am-noon South Hadley/Granby
  • 5/19/18 9 am-noon Northampton
  • 9/8/18 9 am-noon Agawam
  • 9/15/18 9 am-1pm Wilbraham (E. Longmeadow, Hampden,
    Longmeadow, Ludlow, Palmer and Wilbraham)
  • 9/22/18 9 am-noon Greenfield (FCSWMD Towns)
  • 9/22/18 9 am-noon Orange (FCSWMD Towns)
  • 9/23/18 9 am-noon Amherst
  • 10/6/18 9 am-noon Chicopee
  • 11/3/18 9 am-noon West Springfield
  • 11/3/18 9 am-noon Westhampton (HRMC Towns)

Download the schedule

The Springfield MRF Advisory Board’s 2018 Reduce Reuse Recycle (RRR) guides, produced each April in honor of Earth Day, are both now available:

The link for the Gazette version is https://view.publitas.com/p222-4389/reduce-reuse-recycle-2018/page/1

The link for the Republican version is http://sections.masslive.com/the-republican/special-section/Reduce-Reuse-Recycle/04-20-2018/Page-1

The link for the radio ads is http://springfieldmrf.org/news

Both versions of the RRR Guide contain the "What To Do With...? Disposal Guide but there are differences in the articles as we in the "North" version get to write our own articles, in the Republican, the Republican staff writes the articles:

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Repair,” 11th Edition, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Greenfield Recorder, Athol Daily News, April 17 2018, pp. 1-32.

The “RRR North” guide features the Repair movement. It also includes the “What Do I Do With…?” disposal guide, plastic bag recycling guide, “Room by room” recycling guide, “Why Compost?,” local Household Hazardous Waste Collections, local recycling info, and more. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” 10th Edition, Springfield Republican, April 20 2018, pp. S1-S20.

The “RRR South” guide highlights the green efforts of Hartsprings’ textile recycling, Springfield STEM Academy’s Green Team, and Big Y® Supermarkets. The newspaper insert also includes the “What Do I Do With…?” disposal guide, “Recycling’s Most Unwanted,” local recycling info, and more. (20 pages)

If you recognize an advertiser, be sure to give them a big Shout Out of Thanks for their support of this valuable, annual, guide.


Town Hall Phone Numbers Have Changed

The Town of Huntington has switched to a Voice Over Internet Phone (VOIP) System.  There are now different phone numbers for all departments.

(413) 667 3500                  Town Hall – General Number

512 5200                  Selectboard Office
512 5201                  Assessors
512 5202                  Treasurer
512 5203                  Accountant
512 5204                  Highway Dept.
512 5205                  Council on Aging
512 5206                  Library
512 5207                  Water & Sewer
512 5208                  Collector
512 5209                  Town Clerk
512 5210                  Building Commissioner
512 5211                  Board of Health
512 5212                  Fire Dept.
512 5213                  Police Dept. (non-emergency)
512 5214                  Planning Board & Conservation Commission

Download the list here.


Town of Huntington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.