The town of Wareham was awarded a $164,995 grant on Monday to restore and repair the Parker Mills Pond Dam by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
At an event in Wareham last Saturday State Sen. Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) was awarded a 2014 environmental award from a group of community leaders in Wareham called the Cleanup of Agawam Mill Pond.
After Saturday's parade, State Sen. Marc Pacheco gathered with Summer of Celebration organizers at Town Hall to commemorate the town's 275th anniversary and congratulate the organizers on the summer's events.
The Buzzards Bay Coalition of Wareham was awarded $15,740 in grant funding to support student development outside of the classroom by the Department of Education and Secondary Education, according to state Sen. Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton).
Standing on the leveled site that was formerly the Fairfax Gardens public housing project, nearly a dozen figures from the public and private sectors came together on Tuesday to formally break ground on a new mixed-income development.
An amendment to the $34 billion Senate budget proposal would keep Taunton State Hospital open for another year at a limited capacity while funding a study to examine potential expanded uses at the facility.
The informational kiosk wasn’t big and flashy, but the message at its dedication Saturday morning at Sweets Knoll State Park in Dighton was inspiring for all stripes of lovers of the outdoors.
State Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, has been appointed co-chairman of an energy and environment committee of Manhattan-based Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference.
Pacheco will serve as co-chairman through 2014.
State Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, met this week with representatives of environmental groups to discuss a bill he has introduced that would create stricter recycling guidelines pertaining to elimination of municipal sold waste.
All remnants of the troubled Whittenton Mill Pond Dam are gone for good.
Representatives of groups belonging to Mill River Restoration Partnership held a news conference Friday morning on the banks of a section of Mill River known as Whittenton Pond.