MEMBER SIGN IN
Not a member? Become one today!
         iBerkshires     Berkshire Chamber     MCLA     City Statistics    
Search
State $2.5 Million in Grants Commercial Refrigeration Program
10:22AM / Sunday, September 25, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

BOSTON, Mass. — In recognition of Massachusetts Climate Week, the Baker-Polito Administration has announced that $2.5 million is available through the Commercial Refrigeration Grant Program to support the use of more climate-friendly and low global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerants in commercial refrigeration equipment in Massachusetts. 

Many commercial refrigeration systems use hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are potent greenhouse gases (GHGs), with GWPs that are up to thousands of times that of carbon dioxide (CO2). These harmful refrigerants leak into the atmosphere over time, contributing to climate change. While technologies using more climate-friendly

0 Comments
>> Read More

Woodlands Partnership Holding Public Sessions for 10-year Plan
By Brian Rhodes, iBerkshires Staff
05:22AM / Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership will hold two public listening sessions in the coming weeks to gather feedback from the public on its 10-year plan. 

 

The two sessions will be held via Zoom at 4 p.m. on Aug. 24 and 7 p.m. on Sept. 14. The sessions will give residents of the member towns an opportunity to ask about the plan, provide comments and ask members of the partnership questions. 

 

"We are there, and the whole point is to continue to gather information about how the plan might be improved in its revision," said board Chair Henry Art at the partnership's Executive Committee meeting on Monday. 

 

The

0 Comments
>> Read More

Berkshire Farmers Markets Receive Grants
04:00PM / Thursday, June 02, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Berkshire Agricultural Ventures (BAV) has awarded $100,000 in grants to nine Berkshire area farmers markets to support SNAP matching programs.    In Berkshire County North Adams Farmers Market, Pittsfield Farmers Market, West Stockbridge Farmers Market, Lee Farmers Market, Great Barrington Farmers Market and Sheffield Farmers Market received grants.   "When we started farming, it was important for us to be able to produce great food for more than just a narrow segment of our community," said Michael Gallagher of Square Roots Farm (Lanesborough). "The market match programs at our markets in Pittsfield and North Adams have been a

0 Comments
>> Read More

State Awards $1.3 Billion in Loans and Grants to Fund Wastewater and Drinking Water Projects
12:37PM / Sunday, May 15, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration announced that 183 projects across the Commonwealth are eligible to receive approximately $1.3 billion in low-interest-rate loans and grants to fund construction, planning and asset management projects designed to improve water quality, upgrade or replace aging drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and cut treatment plant energy use and costs.    These offerings include nearly $189 million in additional funding that Massachusetts expects to receive from federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and $100 million from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds this year.   "Wastewater and drinking water facilities play a

0 Comments
>> Read More

Grant Supports Ecological Restoration and Climate Resilience in the Berkshires
05:12PM / Friday, April 22, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — On behalf of the Berkshire Clean, Cold and Connected (BCCC) Restoration Partnership, the Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) has entered into a three-year Cooperative Agreement with the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) to support healthy aquatic systems and address climate change in Berkshire County.   The Cooperative Agreement is expected to provide approximately $350,000 in grant funding to support a new BCCC Restoration Partnership Coordinator position based in HVA's Stockbridge office, and further aquatic habitat enhancement projects like culvert replacement and stream restoration.   Funds

0 Comments
>> Read More

Earth Day Celebration in Merchants Park
04:13PM / Monday, April 18, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

BENNINGTON, Vt. — The Earth Day celebration this spring will take place at Merchants Parks at 3:30 the afternoon of April 22, 2022.     This will be the fifty-second commemoration of Earth Day which began in 1970.    This Earth Day is sponsored by Climate Advocates Bennington, the MAUHS group Climate Change Initiative and Better Bennington Corporation.  The celebration is open to the public and will have speakers, music, and skits with audience participation.   According to a press release, Earth Day in the US, began after several major ecological disasters.  In January of 1969 An oil rig leaked millions of gallons of oil on the coast of Santa

0 Comments
>> Read More

Adams and North Adams Receive Green Community Grants
04:12PM / Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

LAWRENCE, Mass.  Both Adams and North Adams were among the 64 municipalities  in the Commonwealth that were awarded Green Community Grants to fund clean energy projects.   During an event Wednesday in the City of Lawrence, Governor Charlie Baker, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, and Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Commissioner Patrick Woodcock announced the awarding of $8,291,629 in Green Communities Competitive Grants.   "Ongoing collaboration with public sector leaders at the state and local level significantly contributes to our Administration's goal of a cleaner, more reliable, and equitable energy

0 Comments
>> Read More

MCLA Green Living Seminar: 'Williamstown Composts!'
08:07AM / Tuesday, April 05, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Nancy Nylen and Ann McCallum of Williamstown Composts! will give a talk titled "Williamstown Composts!: Lessons from a Community Composting Pilot Program" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.     Part of MCLA's Green Living Seminar series, this event is free and open to the public. Masks are required in all buildings on MCLA's campus.    About Williamstown Composts!    The composting project is spearheaded by Williamstown residents Ann McCallum and Nancy Nylen with logistical and financial support from Casella Waste Systems, the Zilkha Center for

0 Comments
>> Read More

MCLA Green Living Seminar: Carbon Farming in Urban and Suburban Areas
08:11AM / Monday, March 21, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Nathan Phillips, a professor in Boston University's Department of Earth and Environment, will give a talk titled "Carbon Farming in Urban and Suburban Areas" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.     Part of MCLA's Green Living Seminar series, this event is free and open to the public. Please note that masks are required in all buildings on MCLA's campus.    Nathan Phillips is a physiological ecologist who studies land-climate interactions in terrestrial ecosystems and human-dominated environments, including exchanges of energy, water, and greenhouse

0 Comments
>> Read More

MCLA Green Living Seminar on March 23
08:11AM / Monday, March 14, 2022
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Madeleine L. Scammell, Boston University School of Public Health, Associate Professor of Environmental Health, will give a talk titled "Public Health and Community Based Participatory Research in Urban Environmental Justice Communities" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.     Part of MCLA's Green Living Seminar series, this event is free and open to the public. Masks are required in all buildings on MCLA's campus.    Scammell is an Associate Professor of Environmental Health at Boston University School of Public Health and a JPB Environmental Health

0 Comments
>> Read More

Page 1 of 7 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  
NorthAdams.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 102 Main Sreet, North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2011 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved