Tag Archives: Fracking

My Backyard

Posted on behalf of Ben Linthicum, team leader for the Western MA team Standing on her back deck, Arti Kelso, a resident of Richmond MA, showed us the three pipelines that cut through her property. Like Polly Ryan in Plainfield … Continue reading

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Organizing is A Rollercoaster Ride

Posted on behalf of Stephen O’Hanlon, Public Narrative Coordinator for the Western MA team After getting caught in a thunderstorm on our way from Holyoke, we received a warm welcome at the Amherst Episcopal Church on the afternoon of July … Continue reading

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The Problem with a Moral High Ground

Posted on behalf of Dineen O’Rourke, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Western MA team I’ve been spending my entire summer doing climate organizing work. I’m traveling exclusively by bicycle and living my values by not spending money on anything other … Continue reading

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Setting Off Sparks

posted on behalf of Georgette Sordellini, Media Coordinator for the Western MA team There were a quite a few times throughout the past few weeks where I felt low in spirits and there are many reasons as to why I … Continue reading

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But Wait – There’s More!

by Ben Linthicum, Team Leader for the Western MA team Ben Clark, of the Clarkdale fruit farm in rural Ashfield, Massachusetts, points to a line of gently swaying orange balloons dotting across an orchard and tells me that’s where they’re … Continue reading

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Ashby Resident Speaks Out about Pipeline Project

Posted on Behalf of Deb O’Hanlon, Ashby resident, Photos taken by Deborah O’Hanlon I am a property owner in North Central Massachusetts whose property is currently targeted in a route for a pipeline proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary … Continue reading

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Children’s Hour with #WestMass at HUMC in Belchertown

Team #WestMass had the opportunity to address children’s and churchgoers’ questions at Hope United in Belchertown! Thank you so much to Pastor Aida and to the congregation for your welcome and involvement in our project.

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