Closing of town highway near Schnopp farms

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G T O N in Anna Con* h« v . ir , I ,.., .,,,, ----- _,,. R«iidem* of th* affected area » , unanlmoui In rheir diaapproval of the petition. Discontinuance of ()ulm-|thii road would mean that people Residents oi Hinsdale Oppose Closing Reservoir Area Road (From Saturday'* Eagle) HINSDALE--Selectman William 3. Doherty stated today that a special special town meeting would probably h* called torn* time within the next lwo week* 10 consider th* petition from th* PltUfleld Water Commls- ·loner* requesting the discontinuance discontinuance of approximately 4600 feat of road running through the proposed Cleveland Reservoir area. Oub In thi* area in order to get to Dalton Dalton and Ptttifleld would have to go In th* oppotil* direction, come out on Ihe Peru Road, and drive throuRh rllnadale. "I certainly am aialnul th* petition." petition." Mid Mra. Harry SOmopp of Wlndaor Road. "My hufband will have to tet up an hour *arll*r in ordar to t*t to work at the General Electric on time If It coca through. And betides." continued Mr*. Schnopp. "I'm afraid w* won't be aW* to cat out of her* by car In Ar-,,he winter bacau** of th* road not plowed out A*k*d If «h« and her hiwband In- t«nod to b* pr***nt at th* town me*t)n conearalnc th* petition, Mr*, fchnopp raplltd. "W* certain. Mrs. Harold K. Hunt, also of Windsor Road, reiterated Mrs. Schnopp^ *lalement. taylnc. "We «*'*· at Ihe foot of it Wf hill, and otlhough the road Ironi here Inlo DaHTM ha» »e*n plowed out dur S)kM. "" " by Road, stated that he and Mr. Mrs. Charles Brown who live in the same house with him, would also be greatly Inconvenienced If the petition were granted. When the City of Pittsfleld tint atarted purchasing land in the proposed proposed reservoir area, Mr. Kovary and Mr. Brown said they were approached by representatives of the city who were interested in three and one-half acres ot land owned by the two men. This Innd borders on t!i? east bank of the Housatomc. Houe\rr, no agreement Mas reached between the city and the owner* at that time. They have heard nothing further about it. Some question has been raised concerning the wording of the petition petition reading "the dlacontlnuance balng conataUnt with th* convenience convenience and w*tfar* of the Inhabitant* Inhabitant* of Hinsdale." Frederick D. Retallick. vice- chairman of the Water Commission, Commission, said today that members of the commiislon and members of th* Boston Engineering Company contracted to do th* work on ratervoir. would b* present at th* town meeting to axplaln th* (Ity of th* dlaeoaunuaiio* of th* road. Th* petition requests th* discontinuance discontinuance of 1300 feet of town wa, starling from Big Rock Corner Corner on the Old Windsor Road running south to a line that sep«- I rates the Danylieko and Hunt th* wlnler. .th* road to Hlns-| : Rrim 2400 , m o( highway ruu- M wa. ImpataaW* tor a lon«| rilng ;,ir, rom Frank Schnopp's farm to Harry Schnopp's farm, 1000 fact of ·t ot reading running ·Huiiifr.* tt Butt · from

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  1. The Berkshire Eagle,
  2. 04 Nov 1948, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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