Peter Beck wins 5 year seat on W’town Planning Board. Beck: 407 votes to Carlisle: 307 votes
16% voter turnout with 738 total votes cast (4,599 registered voters). 476 Early Voting ballots returned (532 mailed out). 262 people voted at WES Polls on June 23.
Planning Board candidate Peter Beck won in all 3 precincts. Precinct 1: Beck 149 votes to Carlisle 120 votes. Precinct 2: Beck 70 votes to Carlisle 58 votes. Precinct 3: Beck 180 votes to Carlisle 121 votes.
Berkshire NAACP Unit #2044 holds Branch Meetings on the 1st Wed. of the month.
“One Nation Working Together, for Justice and Equity Everywhere” Berkshire NAACP Branch membership, donation, more info here: naacpberkshires.org
First Congregational Church & Greylock Together will hold weekly anti-racism vigils Fridays at 5:00pm at Field Park into the fall
Organizers hope: “In addition to mourning & reflection, it’s an opportunity to recommit ourselves to the work of confronting white supremacy & changing our community so it’s a place where all people can thrive.”
Spring Street to open to Pedestrians only from 4-10pm on Sat., June 27 –Closed to cars 4-10pm.
The Town will experiment with opening Spring St. to pedestrians 4:00-10:o0pm, Sat., June 27. The goal is to create a safe outdoor space for everyone to enjoy. We encourage restaurants to set up outdoor table service, retailers to put out hanging racks, & businesses to take advantage of this opportunity to think outside their storefront.
Milne Library to offer LIBRARY TAKEOUT!! start date Mon, July 6!
Milne Public Library announces option to: 1) order your book online 2) drive up to tent 3) find your bag 4) grab & go & READ a real BOOK! milnelibrary.org