Towns to Discuss Cable Site

Source: Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA) Author: STAFF; SUNDAY REPUBLICAN (Springfield, GOSHEN, MA – The Board of Selectmen will meet with a representative of Amrac Cable Co. of Waltham tomorrow night to determine whether any progress has been made by the company in finding a site to establish a tower and reception station for cable service to […]

County Asks $6,000 Fee for Tower

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: RICHARD NADOLSKI GOSHEN, MA – If the cable television company selected by the town wants to put its reception station here, it will have to meet the price requested for the county-owned tower site. Selectman Harold Mollison said Hampshire County will not budge from the $6,000-a-year rental fee it is asking […]

Dispatch System Solving Problems

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: MIKE PLAISANCE NORTHAMPTON, MA – The new regional dispatching center on Main Street has had some problems, but none has arisen during emergencies, the dispatch director said yesterday. Cummington Police Chief Raymond L. Vandoloski said he has heard in listening to his police scanner that Cummington fire officials have trouble hearing […]

Board OKs $6,000 for Cable Lease

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: STAFF; UNION-NEWS (Springfield, Mass.) GOSHEN, MA – The Hampshire County Executive Committee voted yesterday to ask for $6,000 a year to lease space on their Goshen communications tower to a cable television company. Committee members will bring their proposal to the full board next week. They made their recommendation based on […]

Fire Guts Office in Barn

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: GEORGE GRAHAM WORTHINGTON, MA – Fire departments from at least six hilltowns converged on Old River Road last night to put out a quick-moving barn fire in the rear of the Brookstone House property. No injuries were reported in the fire, which gutted the office space of The Newborne Co., an […]