Time to check in with the mayor

The coalition met Monday night at Free Press in Florence discuss where to go from here. So far we’ve done two outreach events downtown, resulting in 100+ signatures on a petition. As of this morning, we have 424 signatures both on paper and from our online petition. Our question at the meeting was how many …

57 new petition signatures today!

It was a miserable day for a Hot Chocolate Run in Northampton today … steady rain and temperatures not far above freezing. That did not keep thousands of runners and walkers from participating in this event for Safe Passage anyhow. It didn’t deter our coalition either. We parked at the corner of Main Street and …

First outreach resulted in 88 paper signatures

We had our first outreach event this morning from 8 AM to 12 PM in downtown Northampton, next to the farmers market. We set up our awning at Gothic and Main Streets. Over four hours we collected 88 signatures for our petition to the Mayor and City Council! That’s 22 signatures an hour, which we …

Change in coalition meeting date and location

Unfortunately, we’re losing our meeting space at Northampton Community TV, at least through the end of the year, as they work through the logistics of their move to a new location on Hawley Street. Fortunately, Free Press has offered their conference room for our use, but to make it work we had to pick Monday …

We added GCET pricing to our table of prices

Thanks to supporter Crispin who provided us with pricing on the Greenfield, Massachusetts community network GCET. You can see their plans and rates in the updated table below. One thing to note about GCET, Greenfield’s community network, is that it is a wireless network for residences. More specifically, when you request service they set up a …

Notes from our coalition meeting on November 1

We had a good meeting last night. The only bad thing is that our host, Northampton Community TV, is expanding to facilities at 33 Hawley Street. This will affect our next meeting as we can’t meet at our current space behind Northampton High School. Hopefully by January the issue will be resolved. So expect our …