The selectboard announced that, about a year ago, it had commissioned a report by David Prickett of DPC Engineering to gather information on the water systems in the town, what the capital needs are and whether there are redundancies.
It was not clear how Kate McCormick would perform the duties of register, a full-time job, and continue to be managing partner of the law firm previously run by her father, Edward G. “Buddy” McCormick.
HeatSmart Great Barrington, a state-funded program to help Great Barrington residents save on their energy bills while reducing their carbon footprints, will kick off Tuesday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church.
There is a reason Amatul-Wadud cares so much about people. It’s because, as a lawyer specializing in probate, families, custody and visitation rights, “I get to see people in their most intimate spaces.”
“For most of us in this room, getting to the polls on election day is probably not a huge struggle. But for a lot of people, particularly if you’re working more than one job, or you’re caring for a parent or grandparent–whatever it is–it’s not that easy.” –Josh Zakim
In the last few years, Stanton has guided the selectboard through the sale of the old Castle Street firehouse, the reconstruction of Main Street, and the approval for the conversion of the former Searles High School to an upscale 88-room hotel on Bridge Street.
On the one-year anniversary of the iconic movement, Indivisible Pittsfield has organized another sister event to this year’s march – what it calls a “March into Action Resource Fair and Community Forum” at the Colonial Theatre on South Street.
Rhodes, who exudes the boyish charm one would expect from a guy who grew up on a Bruderhof farm in Ulster County and eventually found his way to Harvard Law School, saves his best shots for the man he wants to replace: first-term Republican Rep. John Faso.
On Friday, June 2, Indivisible Chatham will be hosting a mock town hall on women’s rights in front of Republican Congressman John Faso’s house in Kinderhook. Can a motivated group of dismayed activists grow their grassroots movement into a coalition capable of winning elections? “It’s easier to resist when all the cards are against you, it’s very motivating. Now we just have to win some elections.” — Indivisible Chatham, N.Y., founder Alan Gelb
There was no shortage of ideas, starting with the unseating of a Republican Congressman John Faso, whose New York district, the 19th, borders Berkshire County. A complete list of organizations with contact information and links included with this article.
In Great Barrington Democratic committees from neighboring towns and activist groups will be invited to share their priorities and goals. Breakout sessions are planned for key policy topics, particularly immigration and health care.
The MBI will allocate $288,775 in grant funding to Alford and $1,145,975 to Otis. The two municipalities will pursue their Last Mile projects independently, and each town’s fiber network will pass every residence and business located on a public right of way.
After Great Barrington voters shot down a Monument Mountain Regional High School renovation project two years in a row , a Regional Agreement Amendment Committee formed to get the three towns to the negotiating table to try to change the per-pupil funding arrangement.