Title /blog/posts/2011/09/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Sun, 25 Sep 2011 13:25:00 -0400 Deerfield, Mass Charming Ranch Style Home! https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2011/09/25/deerfield-mass-charming-ranch-style-home/ <table> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><a href= "http://www.visualtour.com/showvt.asp?t=2586521" style= "color: #0967ad;text-decoration: none" target="_blank"><img alt="" height="150" src= "http://www.visualtour.com/tours/2011/02586000/2586521/photo.jpg" style="border: 0;padding-top: 10px;vertical-align: middle" width= "200" /></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><a href= "http://www.visualtour.com/showvt.asp?t=2586521" style= "color: #0967ad;text-decoration: none" target="_blank"><img alt= "Play VisualTour" border="0" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/playbutton_animated.gif" style="padding-bottom: 2px" /></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Uncategorized Sun, 25 Sep 2011 13:25:00 -0400 New Mass Law regarding Oil Supply Lines! https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2011/09/25/new-mass-law-regarding-oil-supply-lines/ <p>As of September 30, 2011, all residential oil supply and/or return that have contact with the earth, concrete, or a floor surface, must be upgraded. &nbsp;Unprotected oil lines are often buried and if a leak occurs and is undetected, it can be very costly to clean-up.</p> <p>Oil lines installed on or after January 1, 1990 are most likely already in compliance. &nbsp;If your oil line has an oil safety valve installed at the outlet of the oil tank or has plastic sheathing on the outside of the line, no action should be necessary. &nbsp;Oil lines which run overhead, and are not in contact with the earth, concrete and or a floor surface, are excluded from the upgrade requirement. &nbsp; Contact your oil technician for more details or visit the state web site at&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href= "http://www.mass.gov/dep/cleanup/laws/hhsl.htm">www.mass.gov/dep/cleanup/laws/hhsl.htm</a></p> Uncategorized Sun, 25 Sep 2011 13:21:00 -0400 Great Getaway or Starter Only $149,000 Plainfield Mass https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2011/09/10/great-getaway-or-starter-only-149-000-plainfield-mass/ <table> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><a href= "http://www.visualtour.com/showvt.asp?t=2578132" style= "color: #0967ad;text-decoration: none" target="_blank"><img alt="" height="150" src= "http://www.visualtour.com/tours/2011/02578000/2578132/photo.jpg" style="border: 0;padding-top: 10px;vertical-align: middle" width= "200" /></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><a href= "http://www.visualtour.com/showvt.asp?t=2578132" style= "color: #0967ad;text-decoration: none" target="_blank"><img alt= "Play VisualTour" border="0" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/playbutton_animated.gif" style="padding-bottom: 2px" /></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Uncategorized Sat, 10 Sep 2011 23:17:00 -0400 Franklin County Fair Greenfield, Mass https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2011/09/08/franklin-county-fair-greenfield-mass/ <div align="center" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px"> <span style= "color: #1b881b;font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 14pt"><strong> 2011 FRANKLIN COUNTY FAIR</strong></span></div> <div align="center" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px"> <span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 10pt">Thursday September 8th - Monday September 11th</span></div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px"> <span style= "font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div> <div class="separator" style="clear: both;text-align: center"> <a href= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/fair11.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em;margin-right: 1em"><img border="0" height= "200" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/fair11.jpg" width= "128" /></a></div> <div align="center"><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: x-small"><br /></span></div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px"> <span style= "font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px"> <span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 10pt">The fair gates are scheduled to open at 3pm on Thusday, however, the parade begins around 5 downtown.</span></div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px"> <span style= "font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div> <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "background-color: white;font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 13px;line-height: 20px"> Check out the fair's website</span> <span class="Apple-style-span" style= "background-color: white;font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 13px;line-height: 20px"> which provides&nbsp;information on schedule of events, ticket prices, parking information, photos, and a volume of history.</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "background-color: white;line-height: 20px">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "background-color: white;font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 13px;line-height: 20px"><a href="http://www.fcas.com/">www.fcas.com/</a></span><br /> </p> <div style="line-height: 20px"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: x-small"><br /></span></div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px;line-height: 20px"> <span style= "font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 10pt"><br /></span></div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px;line-height: 20px"> <span style= "font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';font-size: 10pt"><b><u>Some of this year's events:</u></b></span></div> <div style="font-size: 12px"> <ul style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;line-height: 20px"> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> E Street Shuffle</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Robinson's Racing Pigs</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Flying High Frisbee Dogs</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Tractor Supply Company Community Stage</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Hoses, Horses, Horses!</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Western Mass Truck Pull</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Robbins - Zust Marionettes&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Texaco Country Showdown</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Curly Fingers Dupree&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Ruby's Complaint</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby</span></li> <li><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;line-height: 16px"> Firemen's Parade & Muster and 9/11 Tribute</span></li> </ul> <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class= "Apple-style-span" style= "line-height: 16px"><br /></span></span></p> </div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px;line-height: 20px"> </div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px;line-height: 20px"> </div> <div style= "font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 12px;line-height: 20px"> </div> Uncategorized Thu, 08 Sep 2011 13:05:00 -0400 Franklin County, Mass Centers Open for Disaster Recovery https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2011/09/08/franklin-county-mass-centers-open-for-disaster-recovery/ <div class="MsoNormal" style= "margin-bottom: 4.5pt;margin-left: 0in;margin-right: 0in;margin-top: 4.5pt"> <b><span style= 'color: black;font-family: "Arial Narrow","sans-serif"'>RECOVERY CENTERS</span></b></div> <div class="MsoNormal" style= "margin-bottom: 4.5pt;margin-left: 0in;margin-right: 0in;margin-top: 4.5pt"> </div> <div class="MsoNormal" style= "margin-bottom: 4.5pt;margin-left: 0in;margin-right: 0in;margin-top: 4.5pt"> <span class="apple-style-span"><span style= 'color: #1f497d;font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif";font-size: 11.5pt'> FRANKLIN COUNTY DISASTER RECOVERY CENTERS OPEN</span></span></div> <div class="MsoNormal" style= "margin-bottom: 4.5pt;margin-left: 0in;margin-right: 0in;margin-top: 4.5pt"> </div> <div class="MsoNormal" style= "margin-bottom: 4.5pt;margin-left: 0in;margin-right: 0in;margin-top: 4.5pt"> <span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> WESTFIELD, Mass. - Disaster Recovery Centers are now open in Greenfield and Buckland/Shelburne Falls in Franklin County to serve those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Irene.<br /> <br /></span> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> Representatives from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration, along with other agencies, are on hand to explain disaster assistance programs and help you through the recovery process.</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> The Recovery Centers are open at the following locations:</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> &nbsp;GREENFIELD</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> Green River Elementary School<br /> 62 Meridian Street<br /> Greenfield, MA&nbsp; 01301</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> &nbsp;BUCKLAND/SHELBURNE FALLS</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> Mohawk Trail Regional High School<br /> 26 Ashfield Road<br /> Shelburne Falls, MA&nbsp; 01370</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> The centers will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice.&nbsp; Additional disaster recovery centers are expected to open throughout the declared counties.</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> If you have damage or losses as a result of the tropical storm, you are encouraged to register with FEMA before going to the recovery center. You may register by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or 800-462-7585(TTY) for people with a hearing or speech impairment. Help is available in most languages. Registration also can be completed online at <a href= "http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=typ98scab&et=1107520301260&s=159&e=0019b9IyNcO6oTpeqJ2iMKFzI43vxBKqv4jWRK8QOMx1-Gy9EmxkgMth9jWchdR8JLh8VNRouCkKujjMaMLCuWZAcY0vsqn65lup0E088nB-dFS_0jUxlmmzoCDdTYqzpKq" target="_blank">www.DisasterAssistance.gov</a> or using a Web-enabled mobile device or smartphone at <a href= "http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=typ98scab&et=1107520301260&s=159&e=0019b9IyNcO6oRJp8kqChhSi2qJ9zLITy_tUoxOMv4x1d5oO8b-gxOrv99MaoXBZti2L1o0r-A3ZEnGeCnBNyjqwukYoRCsTjbrhIm7iNhD51s=" target="_blank">m.fema.gov</a> and follow the link "apply online for federal assistance."</span></p> <p><span style= 'color: #333333;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";font-size: 10.0pt'> <b><br /></b></span></p> </div> Uncategorized Thu, 08 Sep 2011 12:46:00 -0400 Storm Damage Map - Western Mass https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2011/09/02/storm-damage-map-western-mass/ <p>The Mass Dept of Transportation created through Google Maps the roads that have storm damage. &nbsp;If you are looking to travel in the area take a look at this before you venture out. &nbsp;This information is extremely helpful.</p> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/pC4c7l">http://bit.ly/pC4c7l</a></p> Uncategorized Fri, 02 Sep 2011 12:48:00 -0400 West County Relief Fund - Make a Donation! https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2011/09/02/west-county-relief-fund-make-a-donation/ <div style="margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in"><b><span style= "color: black;font-family: Calibri, sans-serif">West County Relief Fund:</span></b></div> <div style="margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in"><span style= "color: #333333;font-family: Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 10pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;font-size: 12pt;text-decoration: none"> <a href= "http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=typ98scab&et=1107426594853&s=159&e=001FtBLfwOUeyEanuXvyzDnk4fKCk885k5qpsb0r6I-pfLUN-j4xMrrQBVAqShZPQEym7Aw3lazWkNhbQBosow6IpR6odSYvMrNpXbG0SveglyWxsY2MNtxbzdzfFNLkjNN8kjHcK_gMEuhNsTq8DkoasIkSFgQhoPH7TFBDccclcNZ-Qz3uebnuWhhmf_NInPwuVtECjlUAfw=" target="_blank">Shelburne Falls Area Business Association Organizes West County Relief Fund</a></span></span><br /> <span style= "color: #333333;font-family: Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 10pt"><br /> </span><br /> <span style= "color: #333333;font-family: Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 10pt"><a href="http://www.shelburnefalls.com/"> www.shelburnefalls.com</a></span></div> <div style="margin-bottom: .0001pt;margin: 0in"><span class= "Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif">The Shelburne Falls Area Business Association (SFABA) with the support of the Central Connecticut River Valley Institute (CCRVI) has established the West County Relief fund to receive funds from the public to be used for relief from the damage caused by Hurricane Irene. Funds will be given out to individuals, families, and businesses to fill needs not met by funds from Federal, State and non-profit sources. Funds raised will be distributed by a committee established by the SFABA.</span></div> <div style= "margin-bottom: 7.5pt;margin-left: 0in;margin-right: 0in;margin-top: 0in"> </div> <p><span style= "color: black;font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;font-size: 12pt">Donors can make donations (please make checks payable to West County Relief Fund) at any branch of the Greenfield Saving Bank, WHAI, McCusker's Market, Mocha Maya's, Keystone Market, and other area businesses.) Checks made out to West County Relief Fund may be mailed to CCRVI, 6 Warren Court, Shelburne Falls, MA, 01370, to the SFABA, PO Box 42, Shelburne Falls, MA, 01370.</span></p> Uncategorized Fri, 02 Sep 2011 10:53:00 -0400