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Sunday, April 24, 2016

The End

Dear Reader:

Mr. Madley and I moved to Hadley six years ago, and in the time that has passed, we have grown to love our little town.  We have discovered many wonderful places and people, and hope that you, through this blog, have, too.
Now, sadly, it is time to bid you adieu and close the Madley Hadley blog.  But fear not!  I have a new set of blogging adventures at Toad in the Garlic.  I hope to see you there!


PS -- as a final piece of Hadley-related information, I encourage you to get to Town Meeting in May to vote to allow the library to apply for a construction grant and to vote for investigating new space for a senior center.  Both of these are important to the town, and the timing is as close to right as it can be.

The Town Meeting is on May 5.  (The warrant was posted in January, but the meeting has not made it onto the town's "upcoming meetings" calendar.)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Looking for Writers!

Madley Hadley is looking for writers!  MH has been alive and kicking for nearly 6 years, has received more than 32,000 pageviews, and has played a part in disseminating important (and less important) information to residents and nonresidents; it has also been featured in The Daily Hampshire Gazette.  But unless it gets some new energy, it will continue to wither (as it has been doing for the last year) until it withers away.

This could be your opportunity to report news from around town, review local restaurants, share photos of the local beauty, write about the history, and generally talk up what's new and old and interesting in this place called Hadley.  The articles written for MadleyHadley focus on Hadley (obviously), but also expand out to the whole region of the Pioneer Valley.

This is a non-paying, no-perks, purely-because-you-love-Hadley position.  Please leave a comment if interested.
Writers must be Hadley residents.
Thank you!

Sunday, March 20, 2016

New Library Building Updates

The Goodwin Memorial Library Planning & Design Committee and the Goodwin Memorial Library Trustees will host two public information sessions to explain the two Town Warrant articles, 20 & 21, that pertain to the library construction proposal.
Information Session #1:  April 21st, 2016 7:00P-8:30PM Town Hall Second Floor Meeting Room

Information Session #2:  April 27st, 2016 7:00P-8:30PM Goodwin Memorial Library

You can find the agendas for these meetings on the Goodwin Memorial Library blog here:

If you can't make it to information sessions, there is an informative Q&A section here: