TYNGSBOROUGH FRIENDS OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

**  Planning for the Fall Used Book Sale began in September.  The sale is scheduled for Saturday, October 16, from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. The success of this sale depends on the group of dedicated volunteers who help with sorting, set up, break down and sale day activities.   We hope that you can join us this year.  If you can help, please send us an email at tynglibfriends@gmail.com or call the library to sign …

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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., closed Saturdays in summer

Fri. & Sun. Closed

Mandala Mini-Pumpkins via Zoom, Monday, October 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mandy Roberge from Wicked Good Henna will demonstrate various painting techniques, including pointillism, to create something from the heart. Kits available for pick

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FALL FESTIVAL AT McLoon Barn

The Dunstable Rural Land Trust is sponsoring a Fall Festival on October 23, 2021 from 11 am until 2 pm.  The celebration of autumn will be held at the renovated McLoon Barn at 389 Thorndike Street, Dunstable, MA.

The event will include tours of the farm, a sheep dog demonstration, horse drawn wagon rides, and a raffle for a beautiful handmade quilt. For further information call Kap at 978-748-0056.

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FRIENDS OF THE TYNGSBORO ELDERLY, INC.

Friends of the Tyngboro Elderly, Inc. cordially invite all seniors to FALL FESTIVAL, on Friday, September 24, at 11:30AM, at THE OLD TOWN HALL, Kendall Road.  A lunch will be served, followed by a 50/50 Raffle and entertainment provided by Singer/Songwriter/Storyteller, Kate Chadborne.

Tickets are of no cost. You may reserve your ticket by calling Joe Jacoppi, President, at 978-649-9076. 

The Friends of the Tyngsboro Elderly, Inc. a 501 C3 Non Profit (Formally, Friends of …

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“RISE” FALL SESSION

Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE), Rivier University,   420 South Main Street ~Nashua, NH  03060            RISE  FALL  COURSES  BEGIN  OCTOBER 4    Nashua – The Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) is conducting the fall semester online via Zoom.  The six-week semester begins Monday, October 4 and ends Friday, November 12.  Each class session is 60 minutes and held between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.   Seniors can choose from 35 courses.  There are no learning prerequisites, …

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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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Lowell Quilt Exhibit Features Personal Journeys

The Brush Art Gallery & Studios ~ 256 Market Street, Lowell, MA 01852
http://www.thebrush.org ~ 978-459-7819                                          

Exhibit Title: Setting Sail – Annual Art Quilt Exhibition
Exhibit Dates: Through September 18, 2021

Lowell, MA –  “Setting Sail” (guest curated by Mary Walter) is a juried Art Quilt exhibit showcasing quilts inspired by the idea of Setting Sail; meaning to start a journey physically and/or creatively, revisiting a favorite trip you took, one you are …

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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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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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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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HEALTH CARE AGENTS AND ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS

By Edward H. Adamsky

            The Massachusetts courts have a procedure to deal with people with mental health issues for whom the medical professionals would like to prescribe anti-psychotic medications. Based on the 1983 case of Rogers v. Commissioner of Department of Mental Health, the system provides for a Guardianship proceeding. The Court may appoint a person with authority to consent to extraordinary medical procedures such as anti-psychotic medications to treat the mental health …

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Beneficiary Designation Mistakes to Avoid By Edward H. Adamsky

Remember that your Will or Trust only controls assets that are not controlled in some other way. Many of your assets pass by Beneficiary Designation rather than through the terms or your Will or Trust. The common ones are Life Insurance and Retirement Accounts. You can also name beneficiaries on bank accounts with the ITF designation (a misnomer as it stands for “In Trust For,” but is really just a beneficiary designation) and you can …

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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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Elder Law News By Edward H. Adamsky

A major issue for many families is providing care for family members with disabilities. This may be a parent caring for an adult child with a disability or adult children caring for an elderly and frail parent. Most families willingly provide whatever assistance is needed by their loved ones. But our systems, and society in general, don’t usually value that care very well.

Every year AARP does a study of family caregivers and the …

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