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Chelmsford's Center Village Master Plan Committee has released the latest version of plan. It is a comprehensive vision of what Chelmsford's Center Village could be, with better public access, scenic walkways, more parking.
Copies of the plan will be available at the Main Library and at the MacKay Branch - look for a display in the Main Library soon, too!
Read more in the Chelmsford Independent, or click the image below to see highlights of the plan: (PDF)
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To help celebrate Chelmsford Winterfest 2014, the library installed a new StoryWalk at Sunny Meadow.
This time, the StoryWalk is the entire story of The Emperor Lays an Egg, by Brenda Z. Guiberson. All of the pages have been laminated and placed on sign posts along the trail, so kids and adults alike can read the story as they hike the trail.
Even if you didn't make it to Sunny Meadow during Winterfest, don't worry - the StoryWalk will be up for the next few months, so enjoy it whenever you can (and however many times you like!).
This StoryWalk is located at Sunny Meadow Community Garden, at the end of Robin Hill Road near Route 27/Kate's Corner in South Chelmsford.
Thank you for the Friends of the Library for funding our StoryWalk project, and to the COSS volunteers for their work in the field. Also, thanks to Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, for coming up with the original StoryWalk idea!
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Come out and enjoy winter with Chelmsford Winterfest!
There are a variety of events around town this year, with both traditional Winterfest events and new activities. This year, the kick-off event is:
From there, the weekend of low temperatures and high fun winds its way through a family movie night, ice skating, farmers' market, walks, photograph contest, stories, dancing, and lots of great food.
To conclude Chelmsford Winterfest 2014 in style, join us from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the main library:
Check out http://www.chelmsfordlibrary.org/winterfest/ for a full listing of events, locations, and sponsors - and be sure to get out, enjoy the cold, and have fun with your neighbors!
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The Town Clerk of Chelmsford, Onorina Maloney, is recruiting residents to preserve the democratic process by helping out on election day.
Volunteers can download and fill out the Election Worker Profile Sheet [pdf] and turn it into the Town Clerk's office:
Thank you to everyone who performs this civic duty! For more election information, please visit the Town's Voter Information webpage.
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The Annual WinterFest Photography Contest, sponsored by the Chelmsford Cultural Council, is now accepting entries!
There are three categories - professional, amateur and student. Cash prizes will be awarded for winners in each category, and there will be a "Peoples' Choice" award as well.
Entries will be on exhibit at the main library for the month of February. Join us for refreshments and music at the WinterFest opening reception on Sunday, February 2nd from 2-4 p.m., where the Photography Contest winners will be announced. The recipients of 2014 Mass Cultural Council LCC grants will be recognized as well.
The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. To submit an entry and find out more about the contest rules, print and return the entry form [pdf], or pick up an entry form at the Reference Desk.
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