BUDGET BUDDIES

Beginning January 19th, we will start our program with the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA). This program will be a daytime program 11:00am-12:30pm. The DTA program will meet weekly on Wednesdays until April 13th.  This is a great opportunity for those who are looking for a volunteer opportunity during the day.

We also have an upcoming Girl’s Life Program with Project Kompass beginning January 26th. Project Kompass provides housing, life skills, and parenting support & …

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THE DUNSTABLE 350 CELEBRATION COMMITTEE

The Dunstable 350 Celebration Committee held its first meeting of the new year on Tuesday evening, January 4 via zoom. With the present increase in Covid cases, the committee has decided to continue to meet virtually until cases stabilize.  The next meeting will be Tuesday evening, January 18, at 6:30.

We have been greatly touched by the support of the community as members have sold t-shirts, hoodies, ornaments and magnets featuring our logo at several …

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Free Amateur Radio Licensing Course Offered ~ Get Your Ham Radio License in 2022

The Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club (NVARC) is offering a free amateur radio licensing course beginning on January 31st. The eight night course will prepare students for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Technician licensing exam that will be offered at the completion of the course. The Technician level radio operator’s license is the first of three amateur licenses offered by the FCC. Each license has increased levels of operator privileges.

The course consists of twice

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We’re hoping some of you might be interested in assisting Southern NH Health make COVID-19 testing available to their staff.

Testing Site Greeters at Southern NH Health

1 volunteer is needed each weekday to greet Southern NH Health staff arriving for COVID-19 testing. This volunteer opportunity will last at least until the end of January 2022 and may continue beyond that. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm. We’d like the same volunteer to be available on all Mondays, all Tuesdays, etc.

Volunteers for this project will be asked to simply welcome …

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TYNGSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL’S THEATRE PROGRAM

… will be presenting 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s, this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic. Pushed to the boiling point, three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they …

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Loading Dock Gallery, 122 Western Avenue, Lowell, MA

Show: Hello There! 4th Annual Greater Lowell Regional Art Show, , Show dates: January 5-30, 2022, Reception: Saturday, January 8, 2022, 3-5 PM

This January, Loading Dock Gallery presents Hello there!  4th Annual Greater Lowell Regional Art Show. Working together, students from Chelmsford High School, Groton-Dunstable Regional High School, Innovation Academy Charter Schooland Tyngsborough High School present art designed to spark conversation. Hello there! celebrates young artists’ voices, with …

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TRUSTS FOR ESTATE PLANNING

by Attorney Edward H. Adamsky

            Trusts are a useful yet misunderstood tool of Estate Planning. The problem is that there are so many different kinds of trusts. Trusts can be Revocable, which means they can be changed, or Irrevocable, which means they cannot be changed. There are many specialized trusts for particular purposes like Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs), QTIP Trusts (for estate-tax planning), Special Needs Trusts (to handle assets for a …

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INDIAN HILL MUSIC ~ January, 2022 Concerts and Events

All events are held at Indian Hill Music, unless otherwise noted. Tickets sold online, in advance, at www.indianhillmusic.org. COVID-19 protocols are in place for all concerts and events. Visit https://indianhillmusic.org/concert-protocols/ for detailed COVID-19 safety requirements.

ORCHESTRA OF INDIAN HILL

Four By Two   Bruce Hangen, Artistic Director & Conductor

Saturday, January 22 | 7:30pm

Littleton HA Performing Arts Center, 56 King Street, Littleton, MA

BEETHOVEN                       Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

BRAHMS  …

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER NASHUA

What is the Nashua Nor’Easter?

From February 5th to the 13th, participants will complete a 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon walk/run course with stops along the way that we’re calling the “Nashua Nor’Easter Run/Walk”.

Runners can compete for the fastest time or the most points by completing individual exercises, including lunges, burpees, squats, pushups, army crawls, etc. Throughout, runners will learn about the many great nonprofits that make up the community safety net because …

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TYNGSBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY 25 Bryants Lane, Tyngsborough 978-649-7361 www.tynglib.org

Library Hours: Mon. & Wed.  10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m   Tues. & Thurs., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sat., 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Fri. & Sun. Closed

CLOSED Monday, January 17,  Martin Luther King Day

100 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All-Time, Monday, January 31, 2022, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Join Author Marty Gitlin who will show funny cartoon snippets of characters from the past century, play trivia with patrons, discuss the criteria he used

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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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Update from the Dunstable Free Public Library Regarding Hours

TUESDAY 3:00 – 8:00 PM

WEDNESDAY 10:00 – 2:00 PM

THURSDAY 10:00 – 6:00 PM

FRIDAY 10:00 – 2:00 PM

SATURDAY 10:00 – 2:00 PM

WE ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH MASK REQUIREMENTS. IF DUE TO COVID, THERE IS A NEED, WE WILL REVERT BACK TO CURBSIDE ONLY. PLEASE CALL AHEAD 978-649-7830 OR CHECK OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR UPDATES.

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HELP WITH FUNERAL EXPENSES

For those of you who are working with families who have lost a loved one due to COVID, in case you were not aware, under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA provides grants of $9,000 to cover funeral expenses. 

Information at: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance#apply

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Tyngsborough Scholarship Trust

Are you an Amazon shopper? Sign up for the Amazon Smiles program! When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases at no cost to you!  Sign in using your existing amazon account to get started, and choose the Tyngsborough Scholarship Trust to benefit from this donation from Amazon.

TST information is available in the Community News portion of our public schools’ weekly email blast. The TST is actively recruiting new members

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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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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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