Mayor gives City Council update on broadband study

At the City Council meeting on February 4, 2021, Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz provided an update to the Council on the municipal network study. You can watch the mayor’s update below. Among the mayor’s key points: The mayor announced that Design Nine was selected to do a marketing survey and, if the survey results warrant …

Gazette gives update on Northampton municipal broadband study

An article in yesterday’s Daily Hampshire Gazette revealed that Design Nine (https://designnine.com/) was selected as the vendor to perform the feasibility study for municipal broadband in Northampton. (The attached article is not currently available on the Gazette’s website, so a scanned copy is shown below.) Members of our coalition served as advisors to the Mayor …

Comcast raising rates effective December 1

It’s no surprise that Comcast is raising its rates again. But you’d be hard pressed to know it before your new bill arrives. You can see their new rates here. Their new rates are effective December 1, 2020, which means you will probably see bills with the new rates toward the end of December or …

News flash – action requested

Mayor David Narkewicz has submitted a proposal to the Northampton City Council for its meeting tomorrow, Thursday, June 4, 2020. It requests that the City Council vote on the creation of a Municipal Light Plant for the city. A Municipal Light Plant is a legal framework for a municipality to offer services like a high-speed …