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Williamstown Gathers Community Input on Street Lights

The consensus that emerged from the listening session was pretty clear: Those in attendance want to see a lighting plan that utilizes warmer temperature fixtures and reduces spillover lighting.

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Williamstown Fire District Opts to Cancel Street Light Plan

After the committee voted 3-0 to reverse course on the bulbs, much of the crowd broke out into applause and left the meeting, but not before several of the attendees praised the decision.

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Street Lighting Big Topic at Williamstown Fire District Meeting

Several residents concerned about the threat of light pollution Tuesday pressed the leaders of the fire district to rethink a plan to replace town's street lights.

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After Short Delay, Pittsfield's LED Streetlight Conversion Ramping Up

After a short delay, workers are changing out about 60 street light fixtures a day, and that is expected to double soon. City Engineer Ricardo Morales said that as of Friday more than 850 lights were changed. But, that is a slower start than planned after the city had to find a new manufacturer for drivers for many of the units. Morales said the c1 fixture drivers were delayed in delivery and instead of waiting out the delay, the city opted to get the material from a different manufacturer in

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Cheshire Considers Buying Street Lights for LED Switch

Interim Town Administrator Edmund St. John IV told the Selectmen on Tuesday that he has applied for a LED street light grant and has contacted National Grid about the process.

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Pittsfield Switching to LED Streetlights in Early 2019

New year, new streetlights. After months of figuring out the logistics, the city will be rolling out the construction phase of converting more than 5,000 street lights to more efficient LED technology. The city has signed contracts with Pine Ridge Technologies to replace all street lights, parking lots, and exterior school lights throughout the city.

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Pittsfield Plastic Bag Ban Remains on Table, Mayor Asked to Repair Streetlights

At this point, Rinaldo Del Gallo just wants a resolution to the plastic bag ban proposal. The attorney filed a petition back in 2013 for the city to ban single-use plastic bags especially at grocery stores. And yet, five years later the ban is still making its way through the City Council process.

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