Silver Bell Farm to limit days open due to MassDEP regs

MONSON — Silver Bell Farm has become a local destination for holiday events and special occasion parties, but due to regulations from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, owner Michael Moore has had to curtail the days he is open, leaving customers with fewer venue options and Moore with less income.

Monson Planning Board hears Palmer Road day care proposal

MONSON — Parking and vehicle access became the primary point of contention as the Monson Planning Board presided over a public hearing at the Feb. 20 meeting where questions were raised concerning a site plan approval request to make use of a vacant structure as a child care facility.