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South County's Becker Pond Dam Makes Priority Project List

The Baker-Polito administration made the designation on Thursday for Schenob Brook/Becker Pond Dam Removal Project along with 11 other river and wetland restoration projects across the commonwealth.

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House, Senate Pass Bond Bill With Funds for Greylock Glen

On Friday, Pignatelli spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives championing the bill's bipartisan effort and its aim to improve all local cities and towns across the commonwealth.

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Williamstown Pollinator Campaign Celebrates Successful Educational Effort

Art and science came together in a unique way for Bridget Spann. One of the coordinators of the town’s Bee Friendly Williamstown campaign was at the Clark Art Institute in May when she had an epiphany.

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Goals Set To Make Berkshires 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The technology is available. It is just a matter of the right policies and right actions to make it happen. That is what a cvoalition of environmentalist believes when it comes the state becoming 100 percent powered by renewable energy. On Monday, local leaders and organizations joined for a summit to dive into the issues.

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North Adams Council Approves Resolution Backing Climate Accord

The City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution to support the Paris Climate Accords. The accord, a voluntary agreement among nations to reduce carbon emissions and to aid developing nations in meeting goals, is being backed by consortiums of mayors, governors and business leaders in the wake of the president's announcement that the United States would withdraw.

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Pignatelli Takes Over Cariddi's Chairmanship of Environment Committee

State Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli will take over the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture for the late Rep. Gailanne Cariddi. Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo appointed Pignatelli to the seat which was previously chaired by his former Berkshire delegation colleague, Cariddi, who died earlier this year. The dean of the delegation will likely be removed from his current committees to focus solely on the chairmanship.

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New Brochure Identifies Invasive Species at Windsor Lake

A student environmental project at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has produced a brochure and more extensive booklet identifying invasive species at Windsor Lake.

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