GE polluted the Housatonic River with PCB’s decades ago when it ran a factory in Pittsfield and has already cleaned-up a portion of the river.
Kinder Morgan says the surveys are needed to gain federal approval of a natural gas pipeline running through northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.
State regulators will be in Pittsfield Tuesday to hear from the public on a request from Kinder Morgan. The company wants permission to enter private property to conduct land surveys along the route of a proposed natural gas pipeline.
PFOA is a substance that was used in the making of teflon and was phased out by manufacturers last year
Kinder Morgan wants part of a pipeline running from New York to Connecticut to pass through Massachusetts-owned conservation land. State law says that requires legislative approval, which has been slow in coming
State education officials want to shut down Eagleton amid criminal charges that staff physically abused students while school officials want to find a new group to operate it.
This pipeline spur would run alongside an existing one, partly through state-owned conservation land in Sandisfield on its way to Connecticut.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker attended a conference in Georgia this month, and left Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito in charge, without letting the public know.
Voters in Lanesborough, Massachusetts, have approved their share of funding for the Mount Greylock Regional High School building project.
While some have enjoyed the lack of snow and above-normal temperatures, the weather has wreaked havoc on businesses who depend on a cold winter.
Voters in the northern Berkshire County town of Lanesborough will vote Tuesday on $10 million for a renovated Mount Greylock Regional High School.
Prosecutors want the judge to take into account additional evidence of misconduct, including some not even presented at trial. The former Lee, Massachusetts police chief was acquitted of ten corruption charges and found guilty of one last year.
North Adams Mayor Dick Alcombright’s campaign had a complaint dismissed while former Pittsfield Mayor Dan Bianchi’s campaign was fined by the state.
In a filing this week, the EPA stands by its plan to clean up a stretch of the Housatonic from Pittsfield to Lenox.
Five staffers were arrested lsat month in connection with student abuse.