Monthly archives: April, 2019

Two South Hadley neighborhoods to have gigabit fiber to the home by July

From masslive.com: For the past 18 months, SHELD has been “gearing up” and planning for the residential component. “We’re launching fiber right now. We’re constructing into what we call “Fiberhood” areas,” he said, “which will roughly serve 250 to 300 customers.” Fitzgerald expects the first two neighborhoods will have gigabit-speed internet by July. He added …

Ward 7 candidate supports municipal internet for Northampton

Rachel Maiore of Leeds recently announced her candidacy for the Ward 7 city council seat. The current incumbent, Alisa Klein, recently announced she will not run for reelection, leaving the seat open. Ward 7 includes Leeds and parts of Florence. She supports a community network for Northampton. From the Gazette article: Maiore is a supporter …