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09/14/17

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Field mapping on the following streets today

09/14/17

field mapping on the following streets today;

Good Morning,
  Today we will be working on the following streets;
Rt 112
Hendrick
Stevens
Stage
Shaw
River
Worthington
Clark
Porter Hill
Lyman flat
Dodwells
Potash hill

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Goodwill Messenger - September 2017

09/12/17

Click here for September 2017  issue of the Goodwill Messenger.  

Cummington Municipal Light Plant(MLP) receives money to start fiber network

08/25/17

The Cummington Municipal Light Plant(MLP),  has received the initial payment of the $390,000 to begin the make ready process to build the town’s broadband network. We have signed a contract with Whip City of Westfield Gas and Electric, (WG&E). Monday September 11, the MLP board will meet with WG&E in Cummington, for the official kick off and to begin the town pole survey. So when you see workers on the roads of Cummington or coming up your driveway, welcome them as we are finally off and running! Allan Douglas, is the town's MLP manager, and may be contacted at mlpmanager@cummington-ma.gov.

Cummington Broadband (CBC) Committee Recommendations

05/07/17
Cummington Broadband (CBC) Committee Recommendations
Background

The CBC has actively pursued the options available to the town of Cummington. Representatives attended:  

  • Worthington meeting on  Massachusetts General Law 30B related topics state funding, January 27, 2017

  • Wired West, Regional Broadband Solution, January 28, 2017

  • MBI meeting to the obtain input from towns, February 22, 2017

  • Westfield Gas and Electric presentation in Charlemont, March 6, 2017

  • Crocker Communications has addressed our committee on March 8 , 2017

  • Westfield Gas & Electric addressed our committee and selectboard  on April 20, 2017

  • In addition we have been in communication and  met with representatives from neighboring towns, and we have had several meetings with MBI representatives Cornell Robinson and Bill Ennen.

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