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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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North Adams Council Approves New Rules; Restores Open Forum

The major amendments changed the name of "hearing of visitors" and moved it closer to the end of the agenda; disconnected mayor's concerns from hearing of visitors; and placed in the rules the council president's existing right to disallow audience members from speaking during meetings.

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Pollinator-Friendly Events Planned in Wiliamstown This Spring

Last May, town meeting adopted a non-binding resolution declaring Williamstown a pollinator-friendly community and encouraging landowners to adopt management practices to protect the bees, butterflies and insects that are critical to the ecosystem and the, specifically, our food supply.

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North Adams May Become a Pollinator-Friendly Community

The non-binding resolution will make the city a pollinator-friendly community that would encourage policies and practices that support pollinator health. This would include not using pesticides or any other chemicals harmful to pollinators – such as bees.

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