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Boxford’s Municipal Solar Power Generation Facility

Boxford’s Municipal Solar Power Generation Facility

BOXFORD – On August 16th, the Town of Boxford, cut the ceremonial ribbon on the newly built solar array on the former landfill on Spofford Road. Massachusetts’ Senator Minority Leader…

Hurricanes and Meteorological Summer ~ WEATHER 101 WITH AL KAPRIELAN

Hurricanes and Meteorological Summer ~ WEATHER 101 WITH AL KAPRIELAN

By: Al Kaprielian – June, 2017 Welcome to June the start of meteorological summer and the beginning of hurricane season. The month of May saw three consecutive days where the…

Andover-based Company Fined $98,350 for Asbestos Violations

Andover-based Company Fined $98,350 for Asbestos Violations

Asbestos Found During Renovation Work at Brookline Residential Property   BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has penalized Peninsula Home Builders, Inc. $98,150 for numerous asbestos violations…

Residents Deserve Beaches That Are Safe and Affordable

Residents Deserve Beaches That Are Safe and Affordable

By: State Senator Katy Ives May, 2017 The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is responsible for the stewardship of over 450,000 acres of land which include parks, beaches, forests,…

WEATHER 101 with Al Kaprielian – Looking at the Weather from March

WEATHER 101 with Al Kaprielian – Looking at the Weather from March

This year March proved to be a chilly month. We saw many days where the temperatures averaged below normal. Also we had some winter weather with a blizzard on Tuesday…

Al Kaprielian’s BASH WEATHER FORECAST FOR TONIGHT!

Al Kaprielian’s BASH WEATHER FORECAST FOR TONIGHT!

AL Kaprielian’s VALLEY PATRIOT BASH WEATHER FORECAST FOR TODAY!     ValleyPatriotThe Valley Patriot is a free monthly journal of news, commentary, and events, serving Northern Massachusetts and Southern New…

Why Such a Warm January? ~ Weather 101 with Al Kaprielian

Why Such a Warm January? ~ Weather 101 with Al Kaprielian

By: Al Kaprielian – Feb. 2017 With February now here we have one month to go for meteorological winter. January was a mild month with many days having high temperatures…

“WEATHER 101” WITH AL KAPRIELIAN ~ Winter Weather

“WEATHER 101” WITH AL KAPRIELIAN ~ Winter Weather

By: Al Kaprielian – Jan, 2017 Winter weather has arrived to our region. January is known as the coldest month of the year. With the start of January we are…

WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN ~ Meteorological Winter

WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN ~ Meteorological Winter

By: Al Kaprielian – Dec. 2016 Welcome to the start of meteorological winter which goes through the month of February. Now that November is over, so is this year’s hurricane…

FALL WEATHER – WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN

FALL WEATHER  – WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN

By: Al Kaprielian – Nov. 2016 Fall is here and now in full swing. A lot of leaves have now fallen due to recent heavy rains and gusty winds. With…

2017-2018 Legislative Session: Expanding Land Conservation

2017-2018 Legislative Session: Expanding Land Conservation

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – Nov, 2016 Leading up to the beginning of a new formal legislative session in January, I’m focusing in on which bills will be priorities…

WEATHER 101 with Al Kaprielian ~ Summer is Over, The Change in Seasons

WEATHER 101 with Al Kaprielian ~ Summer is Over, The Change in Seasons

By: Al Kaprielian – Oct. 2016 Fall is now officially here and many of the trees are changing color. Peak color will occur around the middle of October. The summer…

Tornados and End of Summer

Tornados and End of Summer

By: Al Kaprielian – Sept, 2016 With September now here we can say good bye to meteorological summer, which is from June through August. This year August proved to be…

High Court Ruling Is A Win for Electricity Ratepayers ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

High Court Ruling Is A Win for Electricity Ratepayers ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Kathleen Ives – Sept, 2016 In August, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court made an important ruling, determining it to be unlawful for electric distribution companies to pass…

Summer Storms Part II ~ WEATHER 101 with Al Kaprielian

Summer Storms Part II ~ WEATHER 101 with Al Kaprielian

By: Al Kaprielian – August, 2016 Good EVENING! Summer weather finally arrived in July. A heat wave occurred with three or more consecutive days of 90 degrees or higher. July…

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