People like you who are interested in strengthening the resilience of our region
Transition is an evolving exploration into the head, heart and hands of energy descent.
Focused on creating a more stable and resilient community, Northern Berkshire Transition considers local assets as the primary building blocks of sustainable community development. Building on the skills of local residents, the power of local associations, and the supportive functions of local institutions, Transition draws upon existing community strengths to build a stronger, more sustainable community for the future.
While many of the ideas of the Transition are not new, what is unique is that it unites people, working with a new understanding that social, environmental and economic issues do not exist in a vacuum; they are all interrelated and will most effectively be addressed together.
On this journey, we have adopted the following four assumptions:
A future with less oil can, if enough thinking and design is applied sufficiently in advance, be preferable to the present. There is no reason why a lower-energy, more resilient future needs to have a lower quality of life. Indeed, a future with a revitalized local economy would have many advantages, including a happier and less stressed population, an improved environment and increased stability.
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We, the citizens and friends of the city of North Adams, demand that CVS halt plans to demolish St. Francis church, one of our most historic structures and part of our cultural heritage. While we we…
Organized by Citizens For North Adams | Type: petition
Williamstown Farmers Market is now open for 2014! Saturday's 9am, stop down for the best in locally grown products and some fantastic music! And if you can't make it this weekend, don't fret! The…
North Adams VISION 2030: The City’s Comprehensive Plan North Adams Vision 2030 Adopted May 2014 On May 12, 2014, the North Adams Planning Board adopted the North Adams Vision 2030, the City’s first c…
Organized by City of North Adams, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission | Type: planning
North Adams Farmers Market Saturday: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM June 20 to November 1, 2012 St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot State St & Center St North Adams Pay with: Cash, SNAP / EBT , WIC FMNP Cou…
HooRWA’s 10th Annual Hoosic River Ride Saturday, August 16 Williamstown Youth Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts The Tenth Annual Hoosic Ride for the River. Save the date. Online Registration is op…
Protected Bike Lane for Main Street North Adams
The information below was compiled by Jay Walsh of North Adams, MA (4/20/12)
Highest and Best Use
Current North Adams Downtown Parking
What is a Protected Bike Lane
North Adams Comprehensive Plan - COMMUNITY PRIORTIES
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GMO Crop Sabotage on the Rise: French citizens destroy trial vineyardAug 2010Early Sunday morning, French police stood helpless as sixty people, locked inside an open-air field of genetically modified grapevines, uprooted all the plants. In Spain…Continue
Hi,I'm a new member and had a question about the guidelines for which kinds of events are ok to post. There are two events coming up - one costs money and I didn't know if that was ok to post, but it's related to transitioning to a new future --…Continue
SIMPLY THINK 3/50 PICK 3 Businesses/ SPEND $50Think of three businesses you'd miss if they were gone. Stop in, say hello, pick up a little something that makes you smile. That's what keeps them around, after all.SPEND $50 a month among these…Continue