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Berkshire Gas Stations Receive MassEVIP Grants
04:05PM / Friday, February 04, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Shell Gas Stations in Cheshire, Great Barrington, and Pittsfield were awarded Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) to install electric vehicle charging ports.    The Baker-Polito Administration announced that $13.1 million in grants have been awarded to 54 government and private entities under the Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) to install 306 Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) electric vehicle charging ports at 150 locations.    "Our administration understands the importance of reliable infrastructure supporting the Commonwealths energy future," said Governor Charlie Baker.

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BEAT Wildlife Tracking
08:41AM / Friday, February 04, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Join Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT) and Northeast Wildlife Trackers for an evening of track and sign identification based on participants' photos.   Expert trackers will examine submitted photos and discuss features of local wildlife track and sign while they try to uncover the mystery of who made them.    This is a virtual event that will take place on Zoom. Registration is required to join this event.   The event takes place Feb. 9 at 6 pm.   This event is co-sponsored by Northeast Wildlife Trackers and Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT). For more information (and photos) regarding this event, contact Chelsey

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MCLA Green Living Seminar: 'Pittsfield Grey to Green'
04:33PM / Monday, January 31, 2022
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Allison Egan, senior planner at the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, will give a talk titled "Pittsfield Grey to Green: Inclusive Planning for Environmental and Climate Justice" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9 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.    Egan is the emergency preparedness liaison to Berkshire County's town boards of health and is involved in a variety of emergency preparedness activities. She also works on

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State Sets New Regulations For Sewage Discharges
12:32PM / Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration  announced final regulations establishing rules and procedures requiring permittees to notify the public of untreated or partially treated wastewater, including discharges caused by weather events, into the Commonwealth's surface waters.    Discharges of this nature can have negative health impacts and these new rules will ensure that the public has the most up-to-date information on water quality.   "Our Administration continues to take significant steps to implement these new public notification regulations to ensure both greater transparency and awareness of when discharges into local waterbodies occur,"

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State Launches Commission on Clean Heat
02:39PM / Friday, January 21, 2022
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BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration announced that the members of Massachusetts' first-in-the-nation Commission on Clean Heat were sworn in, helping to advance the Commonwealth's ambitious goals to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions in the buildings sector.    The Commission, which was created via Executive Order 596, held its first meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, and over the next year will advise the Administration as it works to achieve Net Zero emissions by 2050. The Commission membership, representing a wide range of backgrounds and expertise including affordable housing, energy efficient building design and construction, health care and real estate, will

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MassDevelopment Awards Grant to Roots Rising
07:59AM / Friday, January 21, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — MassDevelopment has awarded a $7,500 grant to Roots Rising for the development of its new urban youth farm in Pittsfield.   Funds will support community engagement, land assessment, farm research, and business planning purposes.    The funds are awarded through MassDevelopment's special Commonwealth Places COVID-19 Response Round: Resurgent Places, which was made available specifically to assist local economic recovery efforts as community partners prepare public spaces and commercial districts to serve residents and visitors.   "The Commonwealth Places program is one way that we can help the vibrant centers of our cities and towns

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Pittsfield Con Comm OKs Barkerville Conservation Area Parking Lot
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
04:19AM / Thursday, January 13, 2022
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The lack of parking sometimes means Eversource's access to its nearby substation has been blocked. 

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The city will be adding a parking lot to the Barkerville Conservation Area so that nature lovers will have better access.

Last week, the Conservation Commission approved an application for the construction of a grass-on-gravel parking lot on the property located at 320 Barker Road. The work is to occur in a riverfront area, triggering a need for approval from the commission.

"This is an important project for the city," Park, Open Space, and Natural Resource Program Manager James McGrath said.

"It will prove access tremendously for those

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Wildlife Tracking with Richard Greene
02:00PM / Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Richard Greene will speak at the Pittsfield Green Drinks January meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. via Zoom.    Greene will talk about his experience with wildlife tracking and the many places it has taken him.   Greene has studied track and sign, as well as wildlife biology, with Keeping Track, Cybertracker, and Mass Audubon's Field Naturalist Program. These interests have taken him throughout New England, Canada, and South Africa. Although Richard spends most of his time nowadays at his home in southern Berkshire County, he has also presented many talks on the use of trail cameras in wildlife study.   As part of the discussion, Greene

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MFBF Launches New Website
02:35PM / Monday, January 10, 2022
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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — The Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) has launched an enhanced version of website.   The website presents the latest news and updates about MFBF's programs and activities.    "The new website showcases MFBF's commitment to its farmer members," said MFBF President Warren Shaw. "It was built to be user-friendly with easy to find content. We hope this upgraded website will assist our membership find the information they are looking for in a timely manner."      New and updated features include: An upgraded look that is allows for uninterrupted viewing on smartphones, tablets and large projector

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First Day Hike on the Mount Greylock Reservation
08:55AM / Friday, December 31, 2021
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LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — The Department of Conservation and recreation will host a First Day Hike on the Bradley Farm Trail, part of the Mount Greylock State Reservation.    "The Baker-Polito Administration is thrilled to continue the tradition of offering First Day hikes at state parks throughout the Commonwealth again this year," said Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides. "There is nothing more invigorating than hiking through one of our beautiful parks with family and friends, and we're pleased to offer the opportunity kick off the New Year by getting outside and exploring the wonderful natural resources we have here in

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