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This The First Congregational Church, 24 Main St.,
Pittsfield, is pleased to present a Christmas concert
Friday, December 12, 7 p.m. This special concert entitled,
“The Light Shines On,” will feature the church’s Chancel
Choir, the JuBellation Handbell Choir along with the
Inextinguishable Brass Quintet from UNH. Be sure to include
this free delightful concert for all ages in your holiday
plans. Parking and wheelchair accessible entry located at
rear of church. For more information, call the church office
at 435-7471.y us.
Candlelight Christmas Eve
Make your plans for a wonderful candlelight service
Wednesday, Christmas Eve, 7 pm, at the First Congregational
Church, 24 Main St., Pittsfield. The program includes
beautiful music by the Chancel Choir and the JuBellation
Handbell Choir, scripture lessons, the story of the first
Christmas, the sanctuary bathed in candlelight and the
singing of "Silent Night." Bring the whole family for a
lovely evening service. Parking and wheelchair accessible
entry are available at rear of church. For more information,
call the church office at 435-7471.
Dorcas Guild Plans Christmas Fair
Mark your calendar! The Dorcas Guild of the First
Congregational Church, 24 Main St., is holding their annual
Christmas Fair Saturday, November 22 from 9 am to 2 pm.
There are many handmade items to choose from, as well as
gourmet products, baked goods, “Unique Boutique” and the
wonderful silent auction. Corn chowder and sandwich lunch
with homemade pies will also be available. Plan to be there
for this handcraft goldmine! Plenty of free parking in the
rear, and the church is wheelchair accessible.
is a not for profit take off lbs sensible program. Meetings
are on Tues at 6:30 at the Berakah Center at 96 Fairview
Road, Pittsfield. For
more information contact Pat Smith 435-5333.
Get involved! Help stop
crime in your neighborhood by starting a Neighborhood
Watch program! Contact John Webber at the Pittsfield
Police Department at 435-7535 for more information.
Volunteer Citizens Patrol
The Pittsfield Police Department is
seeking input from residents within the community of
Pittsfield who are interested in making a difference for the
future of our citizens. If you are interested in
volunteering your services as a civilian who will help
monitor day to day criminal activity on the streets please
contact Chief Robert Wharem at 435-7535 X11 to become part
of a growing list of residents working on this project.
The phone rings at the fire
station at a certain time in the morning and we all say,
“It’s Mrs. ‘Smith’” and sure enough, it is. We enjoy
talking with her and it’s always a pleasant start to our
day. If we haven’t heard from her, we ask one another if she
Later in the day, the crew
returns to the station from a request for emergency service
and sees that it’s time to call ‘Mr. Jones.’ We find that
he is doing well and we chat for a few minutes about how our
day is going. We have developed a fondness for “our”
seniors and look forward to our daily conversations.
The Pittsfield Fire and
Rescue Service would like to remind our senior residents
that we welcome you to be a part of our daily call-in
program to check on your well-being. If you are a senior or
disabled resident who would like to be contacted daily to
check in, please give us a call to make arrangements. We
will talk about what works best for you – you may chose to
call us daily at a particular time of day or you may prefer
that we contact you. Either way, if we do not hear from
you, we will check on your welfare and see how you are. If
you choose, you may provide us with the name and phone
number of a family member or friend to be contacted on your
behalf if needed.
Please call us at 435-6807 or
stop by the fire station at 33 Catamount Road to be included
in the Senior Residents Call-In Program.