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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 5/3 - Highway Dept. Admin. Asst. opening (details)

Posted 5/2 - May Stanton Hall calendar, May fitness class schedule

Posted 4/26 - Huntington Summer Camp registration info posted (details)

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

Posted 4/26 - Absentee Ballots are available for the town election (details)

Posted 4/26 - Mother’s Day Plant Sale, May 7 (details)

Posted 4/22 - Invitation to bid for cleaning services contract (details)

Posted 4/12 - Zenon D'Astous book signing, May 7, Stanton Hall (details)

Posted 3/10 - Nomination papers are now available for the upcoming Town election (details)

Posted 6/17/2015 - 2014 Annual Town Report

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

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Events and Postings

Job Opening: Highway Department Administrative Assistant

Part-time postion - 8-10 hours/week
Must be proficient in Excel and Word, and be good with numbers.
Download the full job description here.
Please submit letter of interest and resume by May 10th to:

Huntington Selectboard
PO Box 430
Huntington MA 01050

...or call 667-3500 for more information.


Register for Huntington Summer Camp
Download the registration form
Download the emergency info form (both must be filled out)

When:  July 5 – July 28, 2016 - 4 Weeks (Monday -Thursday)
Time:  9:00AM – Noon
Where:  Littleville Elementary
Who:  Huntington residents only, preschool age (min age 3) and bathroom trained through grade four.
Fee:  There is a $40 registration fee per child for all four weeks.  Forms are required to be returned byMay 31, 2016

Children will be grouped by age and involved in many activities including learning, arts & crafts, science & nature and physical activity.  This is a great opportunity for children to socialize with other children preparing them for kindergarten too.  Children should dress appropriately for outdoor play (no flip flops) and creative arts & crafts.


2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

For dates and pre-registration information, click here


Absentee ballots are now available for the May 21, 2016 Town Election.  Absentee requests may be sent to the Town Clerk’s office at  PO Box 453 or by email at huntingtonclerk@comcast.net  

Polling hours on May 21, 2016 will be at Stanton Hall from 10:00am until 2:00 pm.


Mother’s Day Plant Sale
Saturday May 7, 2016, starting at 9am
At the lot adjacent to the Huntington Library - E. Main Street

An assortment of hanging plants for $15.00

A fundraiser for the Huntington Community Events Committee.  
Call Lisa at 413-237-2167 or Jacquie 413-454-5498 or
email Vicki at vkmayhew@gmail.com  to reserve your plants.


Invitation to Bid - TOWN BUILDINGS CLEANING SERVICE CONTRACT

Bid Opening Date:                 Wednesday, June 1, 2017

Bid Opening Time:                6:00 p.m.
Place:                                      Huntington Selectboard Office

Specifications and bid forms may be obtained from the Selectboard Office, 24 Russell Road, Huntington, MA 01050, or you can download it here.

Return bids by 3:00 pm May 31, 2016 to:          

Town of Huntington
Selectboard Office
24 Russell Road
P. O. Box 430
Huntington, MA 01050

Bids will not be accepted if received after the date and time noted above.

The Town of Huntington reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids should they feel it is in the best interests of the Town.


BOOK READING AND SIGNING

“When the Gypsies Come at Twilight”  by Zenon D’Astous
Saturday, May 7th, from 3-5 P.M.
Stanton Hall, Huntington, MA

-Oral history of Zenon’s life
-Several readings of passages from his book
-Slides:  Period advertisements, Zenon’s own photos, Town of Huntington photographs relating to Zenon’s life in town
-Zenon’s:   essays and poems on display
-Book sale: $20.00 per book [to help defray the cost of printing]
-Free Admission;  Light refreshments provided
-Sponsored by the Huntington Historical Society


Huntington Recreation Committee Community Hike 2016
Guided tour to Keystone Arches in Chester by Dave Pierce

Meet at Chester Railway Station (10 Prospect Street)
$5 suggested donation, Free for Huntington residents.
2 Hikes to choose from:
Thursday April 21, 10AM (school vacation week) RSVP by 4/15 Contact Kathy 667-3420
Saturday April 30, 1PM, RSVP by 4/25
Contact Vicki 667-0085/207-1065
Or email huntingtonrec@gmail.com   Leave names and ages of hikers (children)
Space is limited to approximately 15 hikers.

Plan on at least 3 hours.  Hike will be 5 miles: 2 ½ miles in and 2 ½ miles out.  Wear comfortable shoes, bring water, healthy snacks.

Nomination papers are now available in the office of the town clerk for the upcoming Town election for Huntington on May 21, 2016

Available offices:

  • Selectboard (3 year),
  • Board of Assessors (3 year),
  • Board of Health (3 year),
  • Regional School Comm (3 year),
  • Water/Sewer Comm. (3 year),
  • Trustee-Whiting Street (3 year),
  • Trustee-Library (3 Year),
  • Tree Warden (1 year),
  • Moderator (1 year),
  • Trustee-Pettis Fund (3 year),
  • Constable (3 year)

Town of Huntington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.