Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Early Voting in Heath

Early voting hours in Heath have been posted by Hilma Sumner, Heath's Town Clerk. Early voting is new to the state of Massachusetts voters this year, and according to Secretary of State William Galvin it could "relieve some of the lines we anticipate having on November 8."

Early voting will take place at Heath Town Hall (Sawyer Hall) at 1 East Main St., in the second floor Town office space.
  • Monday Oct. 24, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to noon 
  • Thursday Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to noon 
  • Saturday Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  •  Monday Oct. 31, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Tuesday Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to noon 
  • Thursday Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to noon
You may also wait and vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. at the Heath polling site in the downstairs of Community Hall (Senior Center.)

Find early voting locations and dates for other Massachusetts communities here: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/EarlyVotingWeb/EarlyVotingSearch.aspx

Massachusetts voter and election information here:   http://www.sec.state.ma.us/EarlyVotingWeb/EarlyVotingSearch.aspx

Copies of the 2016 official Information for Voters booklet may be picked up in the lobby of Sawyer Hall, upstairs in the Town offices, or in the library. Versions are available in English, Spanish, and Large Print English. Links to downloadable PDF versions, a web version, and an audio mp3 version may be found here:  https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele16/ballot_questions_16/IFV_2016_versions.htm

Please exercise your right as a citizen and vote!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

2016 Heath Fair Photos at the library

The Heath Library has eight years of Heath Fair pictures on CDs from local photographers for you to borrow and view on your computer. Art Schwenger donated three discs in 2009 and has contributed over a thousand photos each year since then. This year Art provided us with two discs containing about 1300 photos. Other photographers who have contributed over the years are Doug Mason (recent years have included aerial shots from his drone mounted camera,) Bob Viarengo, and Ron & Tiger Waterman.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Children's Summer Reading Program Raffle & Prize

The raffle prize winners will be drawn on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at noon. Please bring in your reading logs to receive your 5 raffle tickets.

Summer is nearing the end and we are asking all the children who signed up for the Summer Reading Program to return their Reading Logs by September 3 to receive their prize (a $10 gift certificate to a World Eye book store) and 5 raffle tickets. The raffle prizes are

  1. Two tickets to the Big E (Springfield, MA)
  2. Two Yankee Candle Wax Hands (South Deerfield, MA)
  3. Pass to the USS Constitution Museum for up to 9 people (Boston, MA)
  4. T-shirt, size 4T
  5. T-shirt, size children's Small
  6. T-shirt, size children's Medium
  7. A giant plush Peeps pillow 
  8. Draw-string backpack 
  9. T-shirt, size adult medium
The raffle prize winners will be drawn on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at noon.