Thursday, March 21, 2013
To educate interested residents about the "Stoughton Saves" campaign, and to show how energy efficiency is beneficial for residents, there will be a kick-off event on Sunday, March 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Great Hall of Stoughton’s Town Hall.
Thursday, March 21
The following is a press release from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC): Stoughton has launched its new “Stoughton Saves” campaign, which will help connect Stoughton residents to the MassSave Program through National Grid and Columbia Gas. MassSave provides residents with a no-cost home energy assessment that can help save hundreds of dollars through energy efficiency investments. This campaign is being made possible through the town’s partnership with Next Step Living, a residential energy efficiency and renewable company that offers no-cost energy services. Qualified residents who sign up for the Stoughton Saves campaign will receive a complete review of their home’s energy consuming equipment by an Energy Specialist from …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
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BREAKFAST HELD FOR DOWNTOWN BUSINESS OWNERS: The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) sponsored a breakfast for downtown business owners, town officials, and interested parties last Friday, Jan. 25 at the Old Colony YMCA in Stoughton. Emily Torres-Cullinane, the Community Liaison for MAPC said, "This is really a time for people to meet. I really enjoyed my walk in downtown Stoughton. Everyone was so friendly! Of particular interest to me was the large percentage of female-owned businesses. I'd estimate half of the owners I met were women. That's a good thing!" Stoughton Town Planner Noreen O'Toole said that "We're here to get to know each other. We are looking to determine the needs of the downtown business owners. This is really a …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Local Energy Action Program (LEAP) to help eight communities strategize for renewable energy & energy efficiency work.
Monday, February 6, 2012
The following is a press release from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC): The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) announced on Monday that Stoughton has been selected to participate in MAPC’s new Local Energy Action Program (LEAP). Through LEAP, which is funded with support from the Barr Foundation, MAPC will be working with Marlborough, Medford, Medway, Stoughton, and the towns served by the Reading Municipal Light Department – Lynnfield, North Reading, Reading, and Wilmington – to plan for long-range energy efficiency and renewable energy work. “We are thrilled to be announcing that Stoughton was selected to participate in the LEAP program,” said Marc Draisen, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council…
Friday, August 26, 2011
The bike racks are funded through a grant from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s Bike Parking Program. They were installed at the library on Monday, August 22.
There are a few more parking spaces now at the Stoughton Public Library, thanks to the installation of two new bike racks. The bike racks, placed near the front entrance of the library at the corner of Park and Walnut Streets, are funded through a grant from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s Bike Parking Program. The Stoughton Department of Public works installed the two new bike racks at the library on Monday, August 22 (check the media gallery for pictures). “We are very grateful to the DPW employees for delivery and installation,” library director Pat Basler wrote in an email. Thanks to grants through the Bike Parking Program, there is funding available for communities in the area to have new bike racks installed. James Conlon, …