Hilltown Families


The 4th annual Montague Soap Box Derby is coming! Designing, building, and racing a car for the Derby can provide a multidisciplinary hands-on learning experience for kids, making math and science fun, and would be an excellent project to work on this summer! Find out how your kids can participate…

Randy Kehle of Colrain, MA writes: If you live in one of the towns within 20 miles of the “Vermont Yankee” (VY) nuclear reactor in Vernon, Vermont–a.k.a. the “evacuation zone” (see list of towns below)–and, If you would like to see this aged, accident-prone reactor retired on schedule when its original 40-year license expires in March of 2012, rather than allowed to operate for another 20 years, until 2032(!), as VY’s Louisiana-based,… Read More

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