These goals and projects were identified through a day-long resilience building workshop held at Lenox Town Hall in November 2019, where a diverse collection of stakeholders convened to learn about the risks posed by climate change and how the community could be impacted in the not-so-distant future.
Tag: Federal Emergency Management Agency
News Briefs: Division Street bridge to close to vehicular traffic; federal grant for Lee firefighters
Barriers and detour signage will be installed to alert drivers to the closure of the Division Street bridge over the Housatonic River. The bridge will remain open to pedestrian and bike traffic.
Bits & Bytes: Oldtone Roots Music Festival; emergency skills training; ‘Our World Remade: World War I”; ‘The Field is the World’ at WCMA; ‘Mar-a-Lago: From Cereal Heiress to Winter White House’
In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Fairview Hospital will host a series of classes during September to improve the community’s emergency response skills.
Business Briefs: Excellence Award for Berkshire Immigrant Center; LEEF grant recipients; EFSP application sought; artists’ guild name change; business-growing seminar
The Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists Guild has changed its name to the Guild of Berkshire Artists.
News Brief: Gov. Baker files bill to provide funding for hurricane evacuee education
This bill fulfills the commitment made by the Baker-Polito administration to seek additional funding for school districts that have enrolled significant numbers of evacuee students and will include $15 million in fiscal year 2018 supplemental local aid.
Bits & Bytes: Equipment grant for GBFD; Egremont zoning changes; Behold! New Lebanon tours; Hilda Banks Shapiro CD release; Laszlo Gordony Quartet; ‘tree-torials’ at Olana
Hilda Banks Shapiro began taking piano lessons when she was 4 years old and, at 16, made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City and Symphony Hall in Boston.
Selectboard gives fairgrounds go-ahead
“It is a general blessing to proceed,” said Janet Elsbach, of the Great Barrington Fair Ground (GBFG). The situation has evolved into “a constructive partnership” between the organization and the town.