Lee Bank Distributes Second Grant Funding Round of 2023

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LEE, Mass. Mass. — Lee Bank Foundation has awarded $50,000 to twelve Berkshire area organizations for their second-round of 2023 community funding. 
Recipients were awarded grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to support their local programming.
The following organizations received funding from Lee Bank Foundation:
Becket Athenaeum
Berkshire Bounty
Berkshire Center for Justice
Berkshire Children’s Chorus
Berkshire Community Diaper Project
Berkshire County Arc
Berkshire South Regional Community Center
Community Access to the Arts
Elizabeth Freeman Center
Mass Audubon- Pleasant Valley
Roots Rising
The deadline to apply for the next round of 2023 Foundation funding is Sept. 1. The application and more information can be found on the Community Impact section of Lee Bank's website.
To be considered for grant awards, applicants must be a (501)(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Foundation is focused on funding programs that work to bridge income and opportunity gaps in our region. Funding requests should reflect one or more of Lee Bank Foundation’s primary focus areas:
Education and literacy
Food security and nutrition
Economic growth and development
Health and human services
Mentorship, internship and "school to work" initiatives
Applicants are only eligible to receive funding once in a 12-month period.

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Lee Construction Operations on I-90

LEE, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing crews will be conducting daytime and overnight hour rumble strip installation, bridge repair, and sign installation operations on I-90 eastbound and westbound in Lee.  
The work will be conducted at various times and locations from Sunday, Nov. 19 through Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Lane closures will be in place during the operations and travel will be allowed through the work zones.  
The schedule for the work and lane closures will be as follows: 
  • Rumble strip installations will be conducted nightly on I-90 eastbound and westbound between mile marker 7.4 and mile marker 14.6, on Sunday, Nov. 19, and Monday, Nov. 20, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning. The work is expected to conclude by 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
  • Bridge repair operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 9.4, on Monday, Nov. 20, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday. The work is expected to conclude by 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
  • Sign installation operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound at mile marker 8.5, on Monday, Nov. 20, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and messaging will be in place to guide drivers through the work area. 
Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.  
All scheduled work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice. 
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