Hilltown Families


Plainfield Historical Society Unveils Website Full of Local History Bring local history to life as you plan family activities for the summer! Thanks to Plainfield resident, Lori Austion, The  Plainfield Historical Society has recently unveiled their new website (plainfieldmahistory.org).  Although a work in progress, it’s filled with a rich amount of information on local historical sites and homes, notable former community members in the Hilltowns, and self-guided historical tours that history buffs… Read More

Franklin Land Trust Fall Festival Guyette Farm in Plainfield, MA Saturday, October 20th from 12noon-7pm The Franklin Land Trust will offer a day of activities for all ages at the historic Guyette Farm in Plainfield. On Saturday, October 20, from 12noon-7pm, community members can enjoy guided walks, a scavenger hunt, pumpkin painting, a farm petting zoo, hayrides and an evening bonfire. Members of the Student Conservation Corps will also lead nature games… Read More

Davio Danielson of Plainfield, MA writes: Dear Friends, especially Plainfielders, At the recent Plainfield Town Meeting, an Energy Committee for the town was discussed. I’d like to form one. I’m even ready to put in some work if there are at least 3 others who’d like to play. Plainfield has great wind and solar sites, and we’re so teeny that it would be easy to qualify as a Green Community. There may… Read More

Hilltown Business Directory to List 350 Local Businesses The annual Hilltown Business Directory, published both in print and online by the Hilltown Community Development Corporation (HCDC), a community non-profit in Chesterfield, MA, is preparing its expanded 2010 edition. The Hilltown Business Directory will list 350 local businesses in 20 towns, by category, by name, and by town. This 160 page reference book will be used all year by local residents. The Directory… Read More

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