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Franklin County MRC Helps at SawMill River Race

Erin McNay and Jeanne Dodge

Erin McNay and Jeanne Dodge

 

FRCOG’s Citizen Corps Program provided two volunteers from the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program to the Montague Parks and Recreations’ 2015 SawMill River 5K Race on January 1st in Montague Center. MRC volunteers Jeanne Dodge, a certified first responder and former EMT, and Erin McNay, a registered nurse, covered the first aid table at the event. Citizen Corps Coordinator, Robert Quinn-O’Connor (not pictured) ,was also at the event providing logistical support to the MRC volunteers.

Kinder Morgan responses to FRCOG

Materials from Kinder Morgan about the proposed pipeline can be found by clicking here. They include the presentation from the July 24, 2014 public meeting and a response to questions posed by the FRCOG after the meeting.

Kinder Morgan representatives present at a public meeting at Greenfield Community College on July 24, 2014

Kinder Morgan representatives present at a public meeting at Greenfield Community College on July 24, 2014

Together We’re Ready: Massachusetts Prepared

A number of recent events have forged a spirit of togetherness throughout Massachusetts. The pride and community that residents feel across the state has inspired a renewed sense of camaraderie.

The Department of Public Health and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments are excited to celebrate Emergency Preparedness Month. We’re encouraging statewide action and teamwork to prepare your family and help your neighbor. Check out this Youtube video to see how you can get yourself and your family prepared for an emergency.

Franklin County Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Saturday, September 20th

GCC Main Campus and Orange Transfer Station

Protect your home and the environment by properly disposing of old or unwanted household chemicals and mercury-containing items. Free to residents of most Franklin County Towns. Pre-register by Sept. 12th to participate. For more information on how to participate, visit www.franklincountywastedistrict.org or call 413-772-2438.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Fact Sheet

Opioid Task Force presents to FRCOG Council

Task Force Coordinator Marisa Hebble takes questions from Council Members

Task Force Coordinator Marisa Hebble takes questions from Council Members

At their July meeting, FRCOG Council Members received an update from Marisa Hebble, Coordinator of the Franklin, Hampshire and North Quabbin Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force.

To view the presentation, click here.