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‘Solarize Mass’ could bring smaller scale solar projects to the ‘Village Beautiful’

North Adams Transcript 04/06/2013,

Williamstown joins 10 other solar-seeking towns

By Phil Demers and Edward Damon North Adams Transcript

WILLIAMSTOWN — The town joined 10 other communities inducted Friday into a state program geared toward growing local solar installations.

This expansion of Solarize Mass — which aims to bring individuals, private sector solar developers and state entities together to facilitate smallscale solar projects— was announced during a Northampton visit by Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan.

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Bike Fest

Bike North Berkshireis a grassroots coalition of citizens and organizations in Northern Berkshire working together to promote safe bicycling for recreation, physical fitness and environmentally friendly transportation.

BIKEfest 2012

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Join Us for a Community conversation about promoting a bike and pedestrian friendly community - Friday, September 23rd, 3:30 pm

about Williamstown becoming a more
bike and pedestrian friendly community
.

Friday September 23rd, 3:30-5:00pm
Williamstown Elementary School, 115 Church Street, Williamstown

Panel Discussion followed by a Community Conversation.
Come and share your thoughts and ideas
!

Tom Costley of Overlandslide show:
Biking Transcontinental

Berkshire Regional Planning will present on the proposed
Bike Path to Williamstown

MassMoCA will present on their new
MASS TRANSIT bike rental program

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition will explain their new
Mass in Motion Collaborative

Popcorn will be served.

Organized By:
Williamstown COOL Committee
coolwilliamstown.org,
First Congregational Church firstchurchwilliamstown.org
& Northern Berkshire Transition northernberkshiretransition.ning.com

in support of the 350.org initiative “Moving Planet Day of Action

 

 

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Biking is Beautiful - Bike To School Week Sept. 19th - 23rd


*or walk or use the school bus !

Register at school / Win a bike
Bike, Walk, or take the Bus to school at least 8 times and you can enter a raffle to win a free new Diamondback bike from The Spoke
(3 Different Sized Bikes to Choose from)

How to make Williamstown a more bike friendly community
Friday, Sept 23rd at 3:30

at Williamstown Elementary

*Presentation from Berkshire Regional Planning Commission about the extension of the Berkshire Bike Path to Williamstown
*The winner of the free bike from the Bike to School week raffle will be announced
*Popcorn and a presentation: “Peddling Coast to Coast” by Tom Costley of “Overland Adventures”

Co-sponsored by Williamstown COOL Committee, First Congregational Church, Northern Berkshire Transition and The Spoke
More info at www.coolwilliamstown.org
Questions? Contact Wendy Penner wendypenner@hotmail.com 458-4708

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