nbCC selected as a Big Y Community Bag Program Beneficiary

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The  Northern Berkshire Community Coalition (nbCC) has been selected as a beneficiary of the Big Y Community Bag Program  for the month of April.
The Big Y Community Bag Program, which launched in January 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support.
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition was selected as the April beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Big Y located at North Adams. The Coalition will receive a $1 donation every time the $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at this location during April, unless otherwise directed by the customer through the Giving Tag attached to the bag.
"We are excited to have been selected for this wonderful program and we are grateful for the support from Big Y and the community," said Amber Besaw, Executive Director. "The funds raised through this effort will help us provide food and transportation to the approximately fifty local youth that participate in our weekly youth development programming for 13-19 year olds."

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BRO MX Ordered to Comply With Conservation Restrictions

By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Conservation Commission gave BRO MX until July 28 to place signage marking conservation-restricted area they improperly mowed as well as hire a botanist to review the area.
The commission on Thursday went over some conservation restrictions included in the deed of motocross track owners Jason and Jessica Langenback that they unknowingly violated.
"The reason why you are on the agenda is that there have been suggested anomalies of the management and the use of the conversation restriction … wetlands encroachment and things along those lines," Chairman Andrew J. Kawczak said. "So I am hoping … this gets the conversation started." 
Specifically, the restrictions control mowing in a meadowed area as there are endangered insects and plants.
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