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June 2017

Template InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction

June 21st, 2017|Documents, Sample Legal Agreements|

This is a template for an InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction. It is based on an IGA approved by KP Law and has been accepted by WG&E. It should be customized for your town and reviewed by Town Counsel. Portions that are not necessary may be stripped out and [...]

Plainfield Q&A

June 12th, 2017|Documents|

Memorandum of Understanding Between Towns and WiredWest

June 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Connecting Point: Rural Massachusetts Broadband Access

June 1st, 2017|Stories|

Berkshire Eagle reporter Larry Parnass discusses his coverage of the ongoing efforts to bring broadband access to even the smallest communities in rural Massachusetts and the impact of the Axia bankruptcy on those efforts.

April 2017

Understanding WiredWest’s Role on One Page

April 23rd, 2017|Documents|

This makes a good single page handout explaining WiredWest's role in managing networks. It can be put on the back side of the single page public info handout for town meetings or informational meetings. Download links are below. Download PDF Download docx version  

WiredWest Regional Broadband Solution Presentation – January 28 2017

April 17th, 2017|Documents|

IMPORTANT: Based on feedback from an astute participant, we made a correction to the Financials Spreadsheet that was on the thumb drives handed out at the Workshop and posted here. Please download the version marked June 12 if you have the older one. Also, the Professional Services Pricing was updated again on April 17, 2017. The combined zip [...]

WiredWest One Page Primer – April 2017

April 9th, 2017|Documents|

This one page description of who we are and our plans requires no prior knowledge. It can be used as a handout at meetings. Here are links for the pdf version and for a Word .doc version that can be edited according to your town's needs. There is a separate single page handout for understanding WiredWest's [...]

MBI Board Meeting March 28, 2017 – include presentation of new Grant Program

April 3rd, 2017|News, Documents|

Carolyn Kirk, Deputy Sec of EOHED, presents new Last Mile Grant Program to the MBI Board 3/28/2017  

WiredWest Broadband Solution Workshop – January 28, 2017

April 2nd, 2017|News, Stories, Top Stories, Get the Latest Info|

This event was designed for members of Select Boards, Broadband Committees and Finance Committees to familiarize them with the details of the newly designed regional operations plan offered by WiredWest in order to weigh it against other options. The plan presented covers operations of town networks after they are built. Since the Last Mile policy [...]

Berkshire towns welcome change in Massachusetts Broadband Institute policy

April 1st, 2017|News, Top Stories|

Reprinted from the Berkshire Eagle By Larry Parnass, lparnass@berkshireeagle.com "Productive." "Optimistic." After a year in the deep freeze, relations between state officials and broadband activists in Western Massachusetts appear to be thawing. Leaders of WiredWest used the words above to describe their meeting last week with Carolyn Kirk, the state's deputy secretary of housing and [...]