Message from the Blandford Water Commissioners

Message from the Blandford Water Commissioners:

The Water Department is aware of the fluctuating water pressure on North Street and Chester Road and are actively working toward remedying the situation. There was an issue with one of the pump assemblies and the department is in the process of securing and implementing a new pump. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.

Public Hearing – March 6, 2019 – DG Massachusetts Solar

The Town of Blandford Planning Board will hold a public hearing on March 6, 2019 at 6:00pm in the Town Hall (Selectmen’s Office), 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford MA 01008 to consider the application for project titled “George Millard Solar 2” by DG Massachusetts Solar LLC , 700 University Boulevard, Juno Beach, FL 33408 for a site plan approval as required under the following sections of Blandford Zoning Bylaw:

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

The applicants propose to install a 5.1 Mw Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic facility on the 48.3-acre property currently owned by Joseph Stetz and Theresa Mitas, at 12 George Millard Road (Assessors Map 149, Parcel 43.12) in Blandford, Massachusetts. The applicant has submitted an option to lease 14-acres of the property for a duration of 20-years after the Commercial Operations Date. The property is currently zoned Agricultural and undeveloped with proposed access from George Millard Road with the proposed point of interconnection via overhead wires on George Millard Road.

The complete application and Plans are available for public inspection in the Town Hall lobby during regular business hours (8:00am-7:00pm) and at the Porter Memorial Library, 87 Main Street, Blandford, MA.

Anyone wishing information and/or to be heard on this matter should appear at the time and place designated.