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Welcome to the official home page of the historic town of Warwick, Massachusetts! I hope this page will help visitors locate information about our town and its history and attractions, as well as serve our townspeople as a source of helpful information and an electronic Town Hall. And see our wonderful town Newsletter (August 2014 issue) - recent, older newsletters are here; or join the Warwick-L, for even more information about our town.

Thanks,
Ed Lemon, Webmaster

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A lovely evening at the Warwick Library honoring two trustees, Janet Alden and Ann Miner, with 50 years of service between them! Photos here.

Photos of the Warwick Community School's History Fair "Warwick is Our Town" are up!

Photos of this year's Memorial Day Ceremonies are up.

New Circuit Training Exercise Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall. More info.

You can check out the Kinder Morgan Power Point presentation given at the Town Hall on May 13 here.

Photos of the May 17 Plant Swap and Bake Sale at the Library are up.

Here are the election results. 159 out of 543 people turned out. Nick Arguimbau defeated write-in candidate Jim Erviti 75 to 72. A squeaker! Rosa Calcari defeated Nancy Lyman 87 to 44. The question about exempting the School Debt from Prop 2 1/2 passed 87 to 48. All the other offices were unopposed.

From Ted Cady we get the latest revised version of Warwick's Zoning Bylaws.

Bill Lyman has passed along this wonderful picture of Warwick's own Meghan Persico, who is stationed on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. She's Kevin and Erica Cooke's daughter and Marion Cooke's granddaughter.

Bill Lyman is recording our selectboard and other meetings. You can hear the most recent ones here.

Barbara Walker has shared some photos she took on Family Literacy Night at the Book Fair, which was a well-attended and much-enjoyed evening at the Warwick Community School.

News, maps and other information about the Tennessee Gas Pipeline are being posted here, including the April 7 Montague Selectboard meeting with Kinder Morgan.

Warwick townsfolk can now get burning permits online at http://www.fcburnpermits.com/townlist.php. Or you can call Shelburne Dispatch at 413-625-8200.

Janice Kurkoski provides graphs of town energy use from 2005 to 2013. See how much our Buildings and Energy Committee is helping the town to save!

Photos of this year's Rabies clinic are up!

Brad Compton has kindly provided some more elegant maps of the proposed TGP route. You can find them here.

Photos of the February 15 Wooden Fender presentation of Wildcat O'Halloran Band are up!

Photos of the January 31 2nd Annual 250th Gala Costume Ball are up!

State Senator Stan Rosenberg sends us a reminder about the "Circuit Breaker" Tax Credit. If your property tax is greater than 10% of your annual income as a senior, you can receive up to $1030 in tax credits!

For PVRSD weather-related delays and cancellations go here.

If you want to know what's going on in the town hall, read Town Coordinator David Young's biweekly reports!

Please note! The repeating events Tai Chi, Zumba and The Gathering Place are no longer listed in the line calendar. Instead they can be found under the heading "Weekly Hours" beneath the line calendar. Cancellations will be listed in the line calendar.

Photos of the Annual Holiday Crafts Fair are up!

The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District passes along this Holiday Recycling Reminder.

Photos of the September 22 American Harmony Concert are up. You can hear and see a selection from this concert here.

For the new animal control fees go here.

Photos of the Old Home Days parade are up! (Whew!)

Here's a link to Bill Johnson's video of the 2013 Old Home Days parade.

The report prepared by Ernest Horn for the Fire Department is here. (Caution, this is a 4.8MB .pdf file)

The Town of Warwick 2013 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan is now available for public comment. Note: this is a large pdf file (4 MB).

The Town of Warwick is seeking applicants for part-time broadband installers. Go here for details.

Photos of the recent Conservation Commission Hike and Vernal Pool Survey are up. See the famous Warwick Tipping Rock! (Spoiler: it doesn't tip any more.)

Transfer station commissioners have adopted a revised fee schedule effective January 1, 2013 which does away with the vehicle sticker $20 fee and introduces a 55 gallon bag priced at $9 each.

Go here for an important notice from the Selectboard about loose dogs in Warwick.

The Board of Assessors has posted a new link to Property Record Cards on-line and lots of other information, as well as Tax Exemption and Abatement forms.

Not certain of what's recyclable and what's not? Unsure of what can or can't be re-used? Reva Reck suggests this handy site.

It is now possible to download Warwick building permit application forms, both for one- or two-family dwellings and commercial buildings.

 
coming events

...and see the calendar page for more!

August 2 (Sat): Warwick Free Public Library presents Magic by Scott Jameson at 1:00 p.m. in the Town Hall.

August 23 (Sat): Old Home Days! Details here.

August 23 (Sat): Warwick Old Home Days Supper and Dance with the Tequila Amigos at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall. Details here.

August 24 (Sun): Old Home Days! Details here.

August 24 (Sun): Moores Pond Cardboard Corregatta at 2:00 p.m. in, on or under Moores Pond! Details here.

Town Hall Offices and Other Phone Numbers

Office Personnel & Hours Phone
Accountant Janice Barrett; Office Hours 9-5, alternate Thursdays 978 544-3845
ACO Pager Rosa Calcari, Animal Control Officer - Rosa's page 978 217-2681
Board of Assessors Beth Gilgun, Clerk; Office Hours Wed & Thu 9-4 978 544-8304
Board of Health Nancy Lyman, Helen Whipple, Kathy Tuttle-Connolly 978 544-6315
Building Inspector Phil Delorey, Building Inspector contact info
--Gas Inspector John Dolan 978 544-8050
--Plumbing Inspector Gerald Brousseau 978 544-6008
--Wiring Inspector Bill Johnston 978 248-9564
Cemetery Commission Miguel Torres, agent, Alana Day, George Roaf, David Shoemaker 978 544-6628
Community School Elizabeth Musgrave, Principal 978 544-6310
Conservation Commission Karro Frost, Gregory Brodski, Co-Chairs; meets 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. 978 544-6452
Fire Station Ron Gates, Chief 978 544-8052
Highway Department Larry Delaney, Interim Superintendent; Weekly logs 978 544-6349
Library Nancy Hickler, Librarian; Library Hours 978 544-7866
Police Business Line David Shoemaker 978 544-2244
Selectboard Dawn Magi, Chair; Patricia Lemon, Vice-Chair; Nicholas Arguimbau, Clerk; Office hrs by appt. 978 544-6315
Tax Collector Terry Kemerer; Office Hours Mondays 11-1 and 4-6 978 544-3845
Town Clerk Rosa Calcari; Office Hours Tuesdays 12 to 2 p.m., Thursdays 6 - 8 p.m. or by appointment 978 544-3402
Town Coordinator David Young; Office Hours M-F 2 - 5 p.m. and by appointment 978 544-6315
Town Hall Fax 978 544-6499
Transfer Station Office George Roaf (Saturdays only!); Transfer Station open Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 978 544-1982
Treasurer Beth Gilgun; Office Hours Wed & Thu 9-4 978 544-3845
Warwick Broadband Status of Network, Orders, Repairs 978 633-9544

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