Dunstable MA Trunk or Treat

TRUNK OR TREAT IS A GO!   We have 6 cars confirmed so far, including the local fire department and police who are going to have cars there for the children to see.  Cotton Candy Machine, Bounce House, Face Painting, Craft Table set up with an easy, fun craft for kids.  More cars and volunteers are welcome!  For questions, or if you want to volunteer contact shellyannross@gmail.com!

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FALL FESTIVAL AT McLoon Barn

The Dunstable Rural Land Trust invites you to attend a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 11 am until 2 pm.  The celebration of autumn will be held at the renovated McLoon Barn at 370 Thorndike Street, Dunstable, MA.

The event will include Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center & Farm School, live animals and presentation at 11 AM. Continue to enjoy a beautiful fall day with light refreshments, pumpkins, tours of the farm, a …

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DUNSTABLE BOARD OF HEALTH

The Board of Health would like to announce that we have renewed our Trash and Recycling Contract for another 3 years with G.W. Shaw & Son with no increase in the subscription fee.  This will be the 4th year that we have been able to keep the fee at $300.00.

Your yearly subscription with the Town of Dunstable for the Curbside Trash and Recycling program expires on June 30, 2021. Three renewal options are

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Necessary Health Care Documents By Edward H. Adamsky

                With the current Covid-19 situation, we are all feeling worried about our potential health issues. There are several legal documents necessary to protect your health and wellbeing.

                The first is the Health Care Proxy. This is a document that appoints an Agent to make medical decisions for you if you cannot do so yourself. You can name a primary Agent and an Alternate Agent. The power of your Agent comes into effect …

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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office urges residents to be alert for scams, fraud

MEDFORD, Mass. – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian is reminding residents to be alert for scams and fraud targeting people across the country, including newly emerging scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over the past several weeks, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General have all issued warnings regarding COVID-related scams.

According to the FBI, they have seen …

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Planning for a Child with a Disability By Edward H. Adamsky

            As a parent of a child with a disability you may be anxious when thinking about your passing. It requires careful thought and planning. The choices available may impact not only your child with a disability but your other children and grandchildren. The needs of the child with a disability must be considered but the needs and desires of the other family members cannot be overlooked.

            You will want to consider the government …

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Calendar of Fall Events at Beaver Brook Nature Center

Wildlife Tracking & Trail Camera & Tracking Class – Outdoors

Saturday, October 30 9:00am – 12:00pm  Beaver Brook Association WIldlife Pond Parking Lot Rt 130

    Come join us as we venture outdoors to learn about animal behavior, habitat, reading the landscape, as well as the basics of placement and set up of trail cameras. Be sure to dress for the weather as this class will be held outdoors. Bring a snack and beverage in your backpack. …

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Fiddle Fall at Indian Hill Music: Acclaimed Celtic Fiddlers Hanneke Cassel and Jenna Moynihan to Perform in Littleton in November

Littleton MA (October 20, 2021) — Indian Hill Music continues its 2021-22 Headliners Concert Series with “Fiddle Fall,” two lively concerts featuring acclaimed Celtic fiddlers Hanneke Cassel and her band on Saturday, November 6, and Jenna Moynihan with guitarist Owen Marshall on Saturday, November 20. Both concerts begin at 8:00pm at Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, Littleton, MA. The Hanneke Cassel Band concert on November 6 will be preceded at 5:30pm by a fiddle …

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Tyngsborough Scholarship Trust

The Tyngsborough Scholarship Trust’s 18th annual Holiday Marketplace will be held on November 7th at the Tyngsborough Elementary school. Don’t wait until black Friday to start your holiday shopping – join us at this event and shop from local vendors! Our event features local exhibitors of handcrafted items, gifts, and decorative items, as well as business services and representatives of the home based business work force.  Exhibitors wishing to reserve a table …

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ADOPT – A – FAMILY

Tyngsborough Public Schools – School Committee

It is that time of year again, and the Tyngsborough Public School’s sponsored Adopt-A-Family program is beginning its annual efforts as we approach the 2021 holiday season.

The Adopt-A-Family program has been in existence for over forty-five years and provides assistance to needy families within our community during the holidays.  The continued goal of the program is to assist those in need within our community by providing a meal, …

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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office opens registration for the 45th Basic Training Academy, Correction Officer Exam. Registration open through Saturday, October 30th.

BILLERICA, Mass. – Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has announced that registration is now open for the 45th Basic Training Academy (BTA).  Those interested in registering for the correction officer entrance exam may do so by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at middlesexsheriff.org.

The exam for the 45th BTA is being offered on a rolling basis with candidates able to select from a pre-determined list of dates running from Tuesday, October 19, 2021 through …

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FRIENDS OF TYNGSBORO THEATRE & NBPT CORNHOLE


Halloween Cornhole Tournament FUNdraiser

Come one, come all to the uber-fun Halloween event of 2021 to benefit the Friends of Tyngsborough Theatre.

Tyngsboro Sports Center at 500 Potash Hill Rd has graciously agreed to open their doors for a two-tiered cornhole tournament run by NBPT Cornhole for skilled players and beginners alike!

The event is happening on Saturday, October 30, 2021.  Registration starts at 1:00pm sharp with the goal to have bags in the air by

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WESTERN AVENUE

 See what’s happening on our social sites! Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.   We host at least one event monthly, on the first Saturday of the month.  The location is 122 Western Avenue, Lowell, MA

https://www.facebook.com/events/885455905731843/?active_tab=discussion

Western Avenue | Studios & Lofts  978-710-8605   http://www.westernavenuestudios.com

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GROTON GRANGE #7

Do You Love Cheese?

Have you ever wanted to discover details about how your favorite cheeses are created?

We are delighted to announce our first event in a farm to table series about tasting the food and beverages we enjoy. Recently opened, the Barn Door, an artisanal and epicurean market, is collaborating with the Groton Grange agricultural community, to offer an introductory talk and cheese tasting on Saturday, October 23, from 3 – 5 pm

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FRIENDS OF THE TYNGSBORO ELDERLY, INC.

The Friends of the Tyngsboro Elderly, Inc. a 501 C3 Non Profit (Formally, Friends of the Council on Aging) was established in 1984 to defray the cost of programs, activities, luncheons, and lectures as well as assist in payment of capitol expenditures. To date the Friends of the Tyngsboro Elderly, Inc have donated $47,000 for those expenditures  in the new building.

Membership dues are $10 per year.  Forms are available at the senior center

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Fall Hunting Season

As the air cools, the leaves change, and hopefully the rain stops more people take to fields and forests surrounding Dunstable to enjoy the resources that we have.  That includes those participating in the sport of hunting.  

Beginning on September 1st the first of the fall hunting seasons opens with the Early Canada Goose with many other seasons opening in the following weeks.

While Dunstable has a firearms discharge ordinance that requires the permission of the …

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Facts. No Filters.

It’s summer, the Commonwealth is opening up, people are socializing and now is a good time to talk with your teens about vaping.

The MA Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, recently launched a vaping education campaign for youth: Facts. No Filters. The campaign gives youth facts about the dangers of vaping, tips to help them talk to friends, and resources to quit. 

This campaign builds …

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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Update #66

BILLERICA, Mass. – As a result of established testing protocols, the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) today announced it had conducted 51 COVID-19 tests over the past two days, with 46 results returning negative and five results returning positive.  Individuals who tested positive all resided in one housing unit.

In accordance with MSO safety protocols, all those who tested positive have been moved to the facility’s Health Services Unit (HSU) and will remain under close observation.  …

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DUNSTABLE EVANGELICAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

518 Main St, Dunstable, MA 01827 www.dunstablechurch.org Pastor Bobby Ross   pastorbobby@dunstablechurch.org 978-649-6251

 DECC is a welcoming church at the heart of the Dunstable community.  “We gather to glorify God, to Grow in Christ and to live the gospel in the world.”

We are grateful to be able to join in worship and learning with technology and well-spaced seating in our building, and we welcome all who wish to participate. If you would like to join …

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Plan for Aging with Your Spouse – By Edward H. Adamsky

            You and your spouse probably have made many plans over the years: vacations, big purchases, investments, retirement. But have you planned for getting old? This really is something that needs to be thought out. Where are you going to live in the future, especially if you cannot manage stairs and steps? How are you going to pay for help if you need it? What kind of help might you need and how would you …

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