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Town to flush water mains Mon-Thu, May 10-20th, btwn 8pm-12am.

Residents may experience lower water pressure & cloudy water. Town apologizes for any inconvenience. This semi-annual procedure removes sediments in mains & checks the operation of all hydrants.  Any questions call the Town business office: 458-3383.

W’town Rural Lands: A Conversation about Conservation via zoom 4pm, Thu, April 29

Land conservation along Oblong Rd & succession planning with presentations by experts from Conservation Works, The Trustees, Land for Good.. Q/A, registration is required to get zoom link. Sign up at rurallands.org

virtual Community Circle hosted by W’town Racial Justice & Police Reform (RJPR) group: 7pm, Thu April 29

RJPR invites neighbors & friends via zoom to talk about Williamstown – where is our town headed?  What are the challenges we face? We’ll listen, we’ll learn, we’ll look for common ground, all in an informal hour on zoom.

Link to RSVP & receive Zoom link:   https://forms.gle/gG1a3RGnp9KKrNdq8
When: Thursday, April 29t at 7pm on Zoom

BRIDGE: Berkshire Resources for Integration of Diverse Groups Through Education offering free webinar workshops.

Diversity & Belonging: Affirming Safety & Belonging in Our Community-Tue, May 4, 9-11amRegister.
BRIDGE will facilitate a forum identifying pathways to safety and trust in our community.

Diversity & Belonging: Stewarding Culturally Sensitive and Inclusive Environments
Tuesday,  May 11, 9-11am

Looking at how biases show up in our daily interactions, recognizing microaggressions & microinequities, and identifying strategies for affirming a welcoming environment for new residents, visitors, and employees.  Register.

 

Registration is Open to All!
REGISTRATION:  The link to register is the same for all the workshops.  You can choose which workshops you would like to participate in.
Here’s the Zoom registration information:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvcuygqzkpGd145I-OIbDeB-vQadM7Vq88 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from BRIDGE containing information about joining the meeting.

Williams Earth Week Lecture: “Moving Beyond Plastics: The Environmental Justice Issue of Our Time”

Watch Judith Enck, Former EPA Regional Administrator &  President of BeyondPlastics, explains how plastic production has become the fossil fuel industry’s “Plan B,” what plastic pollution is doing to rivers and oceans, health implications, the export of U.S. and EU plastic waste to Asia and Africa.  She offers action steps to address issue.

 

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