Public Hearing – December 5, 2018 – DG Massachusetts Solar – CANCELLED

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND NO FUTURE DATE HAS BEEN DETERMINED.**
The Blandford Planning Board will be holding a Public Hearing on December 5, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the Town Hall (Selectmen’s Office), 1 Russell Stage Road Blandford, MA to consider the application of DG Massachusetts Solar, LLC, 700 Universe Boulevard, Juno Beach, FL 33408 for a Special Permit and Site Plan Approval as required under the following sections of the Blandford Zoning Bylaw:

Section VIII – Large Scale Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installations
Section IX – Site Plan Review

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Unveiling of Phase I Improvements at Ski Blandford

Members of the Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator, and other local town officials look forward to join the new management of Ski Blandford for its 2018/2019 season Kick Off / Open House Party on November 3, 2018 beginning at 11:00am. The location of this family friendly event is 41 Nye Brook Road, Blandford, MA 01008. Members of the public are invited to participate at this event, witness the unveiling of its Phase I area improvements, and join-in on the activities scheduled for this day.

Ron Crozier, General Manager noted, “We have been hard at work, and we genuinely appreciate the continued support of the Town of Blandford, our loyal pass holders, and everyone who has shown their support throughout our efforts to revitalize the ski area. We are ready to celebrate skiing and riding’s return to Blandford!”

Blandford Selectman Eric McVey mentioned, “It is great to see a local business interest investing in the community and recreation opportunities in the Gateway Hilltowns.”

Interim Town Administrator Joshua A. Garcia noted, “Ski Blandford is a regional asset anchored in our town and their presence will support our ongoing efforts to make Blandford and the Gateway Hilltowns a destination for visitors.”

In a recent release from Ski Blandford, we can expect new snowmaking and grooming equipment to be on display for viewing and pictures, in addition to the renovated lodges. There will be BBQ lunch, and it will be a Springfield Thunderbirds themed party with music and games. Thunderbird’s Mascot Boomer will be at the BBQ giving away free hockey tickets. He will also bring a bunch of fun activities for kids including an inflatable hockey shooter and cornhole.

Early Voting begins Monday, Oct. 22

Request an early ballot for the November election by submitting an early ballot application form. Download the form here.

Early voting in Blandford will be during regular posted office hours on Monday evenings, 5-7pm on October 22 and October 29. Polling will be in the Town Clerk’s office in Town Hall.

All registered voters are eligible. No application necessary unless requested by mail. No ballots will be mailed out prior to the beginning of the voting, October 22. Ballots requested by mail must be returned by mail.

Family members may not request early voting ballots for another, nor can a family member deliver the ballot to the election office official (Town Clerk) on behalf of another.

Once the voter returns the ballot, they may not vote on Election Day.