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Aerial Spraying Zones for EEE Expanded: Dudley, Oxford, Webster Included

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State public health officials announce third human case of EEE in the Commonwealth BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that laboratory testing has confirmed a case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection, in a male over the age of 60 who was exposed to the virus […]

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Property Company from Dudley Assessed $9,750 Penalty by MassDEP for Violating Wetland Regulations at Southbridge Property

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Work in Riverfront Area involved grading and filling activities and installing a stormwater outfall BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has assessed a $9,750 penalty against Benali Properties, LLC of Dudley, owner of land at 320 Elm Street in Southbridge, for violating wetlands regulations during parking lot construction at […]

Opacum Land Trust to Offer Estate Planning and Land Trust Presentation

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Opacum Land Trust, based in Brimfield, Massachusetts, and its partner the MassConn Sustainable Forest is pleased to offer a free program for landowners: Your Land, Your Legacy: Deciding the Future of Your Land, An introduction to Estate Planning and Land Conservation Options. Your land is a part of your legacy. […]

The Last Green Valley Announces Grant Program

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TLGV and Partners Launch Next Phase of $6.1 Million Southern New England Heritage Forest Grant Program Attention woodland landowners: Funding is available to improve woodland habitat for important bird species and to manage your woods for wildlife and people. The Last Green Valley (TLGV), the MassConn Sustainable Forest Partnership (MassConn) […]

Dale Monette, Quabbin Photographer to Present at Jacob Edwards

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📷 Dale Monette will present a selection of his nature photography and the stories behind the shots at Jacob Edwards Library Oct. 18. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE –  2018 is The Year of the Bird; that’s the designation given by National Geographic to mark the 100-year anniversary of the […]