Downing to visit Hawley Sept. 16


Greenfield Recorder 09/09/2014, Page C02

HAWLEY — State Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D-Pittsfield, will hold his monthlyCoffee&Conversation forum at the Hawley Town Office on Sept. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. The office is located at 8 Pudding Hollow Road.

This month, Downing will be joined by his colleague State Representative Paul Mark, D-Peru, who represents the 16 communities of the 2nd Berkshire House District, including Hawley.

All are welcome to join the Senator, Rep. Mark and their district staff to pose a question, submit a comment or pitch an idea regarding state government. Downing provides free coffee and refreshments for those who attend.

In order to be accessible to all his constituents, no matter where they live, Senator Downing hosts at least 10 Coffee & Conversation open forums in rotating towns across his Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden district.

For more details on the Senator’s Coffee & Conversation program, visit Downing’s online office at and click on “Upcoming Events.”