The Richmond Pond will be closed for a 1-day chemical weed treatment on Thursday, August 23rd.
The pond will be off limits to swimming, fishing and boating that day and will re-open on Friday, August 24th.
The treatment areas are noted in the photo.
Richmond Fall Bulky Waste Day
Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 A to 2:00 PM at the Highway Department.
: old furniture, rugs, scrap wood, etc. Mattresses and box springs will incur a $25.00 per item charge.
: Tires, TV’s, glass, hazardous waste, construction materials, toilets/porcelain products, estate clean-outs.
For a complete list of acceptable white goods, light metals and electronics, please see our website at:
2018 Mini-Site Collections
Saturday, September 8th - 8:30 11:00 AM - Great Barrington Recycling Center
Saturday, September 29th - 8:30 10:30 AM - Lenox Dept. of Public Works
Acceptable Materials: Used motor oil, oil-based paint, spray paint, turpentine, stains, thinners
Not Accepting: Latex or water-based paint/stains, paint brushes/rags, medical waste, asbestors, fireworks and explosives, ammunition, gas cylinders, smoke detectors,
radiactive material, fire extinguishers, empty aerosol cans, PCB's.
Pre-Registration is Mandatory - Register online at http://www.cetonline.org/events/; Thomas.Jakubasz@cetonline.org OR call CET at 800-3693333 ext. 142
Film Discussion Group
Thursday, September 13 at 2:00 PM at the Richmond Library
Watch the movie(s) on your own and come to discuss.
Theme: Rags to Riches - “Slumdog Millionaire” (2009)
Others with the same theme include: "Cinderella" (2015),
"Pretty Woman," "Trading Places," "The Social Network,"
"Oliver" (musical), "Annie" (musical), etc.
Film Club meets the second Thursday of every month for discussion.
Watch the movie of the month on your own and any other movies with the same
subject or theme. Richmond Library will have some copies available through
inter- library loan. Most can be found on Prime Video or Netflix.
Themes in the future may include Betrayal, Redemption, Ecological Meltdown, Mother/Daughter Relationships, Father/Son Relationships.
Richmond School is Looking for a Food Service Director
Demonstrated success in:
- Sourcing Local Food
- Food Service Operations including preparation and site management
- Computer Skills: point of service systems and financial reporting
- Collaborating as part of a team and communicating effectively
- Managing and supervising staff and students
Please see rcscares.org for full job description.
West Nile Virus Alert from the Board of Health
Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus were found this July in Pittsfield, Richmond, Stockbridge, Sheffield, and Clarksburg. The Mass Department of Public Health has raised the risk level for WNV from low to moderate in these and surrounding towns.
Additional spraying may be conducted as needed in these areas. The MDPH has a webpage with information on protecting yourself from mosquitoes and ticks:
Richmond's Fire Department now has a Rescue Boat
Your Fire Department wishes to thank the residents of Richmond who responded so generously to their letter fund, which made it possible for them to purchase a rescue boat, which will be used on Richmond Pond and Class A uniforms. Those uniforms, the first the Fire Department has owned, made it possible for them to win first place last year and second place at the Pittsfield Parade this year.
Sewer Users Info Session
A summer info session is scheduled for
Wednesday August 22
at 5 PM.
Paul Lisi will provide a financial update on the sewer enterprise fund. Questions should be sent in advance to
The Annual Richmond/West Stockbridge COA Picnic
Friday, August 24th the Richmond and West Stockbridge COAs will host a picnic at the Firehouse Pavilion. The COAs will provide the hamburgers and hot dogs, you bring the side dishes, beverages or desserts of your choice. There will be a magician and our own Woody Printz and Friend will serenade. Come and enjoy good food, good fun and good conversation with neighbors.
Please RSVP to Phyllis at 413-698-3656 or via email at COA@richmondma.org.