Video: Ethics and Choices at End of Life

The VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson Hospital hosted this community forum to discuss the ethical dilemmas and choices at end-of-life. Guest speaker: Timothy Kirk, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU-York College. The panel includes: Jeff Zesiger, MD, Susan Hawkins, daughter and caregiver of Lee Hawkins, Laurie Loisel, print editor, Daily Hampshire Gazette, and Carol […]

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Presentation and Video: Contemporary Northampton in 2030

Northampton Senior Land Use Planner Carolyn Misch presented “Contemporary Northampton in 2030” at Historic Northampton on July 16. This YouTube recording was made by Ruth McGrath. Contemporary Northampton in 2030 See also: Sustainable Northampton Comprehensive Plan Download Envisioning Sustainable Northampton – Final Notre Dame Studio Presentation Book

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Lilly Lombard Makes Updated Presentation on Trees to City Council/Board of Public Works Conference Committee

Lilly Lombard made a presentation on the value and importance of urban trees to Northampton’s City Council/Board of Public Works Conference Committee on June 23 (meeting agenda). Here is a YouTube video of the meeting recorded by Ruth McGrath (see the first 46 minutes for the presentation and discussion about trees), followed by a PDF […]

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Lilly Lombard: Northampton Needs a Comprehensive Tree Program

Lilly Lombard, coming off the successful launch of Grow Food Northampton, has turned her attention to Northampton’s stock of trees. She presented her case for a comprehensive tree program to the city’s Energy and Sustainability Commission on June 12. See the first 39 minutes of this video by Ruth McGrath: Here is Ms. Lombard’s presentation […]

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Video: Citizens in Wards 3 & 4 Express Concerns about Proposed New Guidelines for Larger Residential Developments

Councilors Ryan O’Donnell (Ward 3) and Gina-Louise Sciarra (Ward 4) hosted residents in City Hall on May 5 to discuss proposed large-development zoning with Wayne Feiden, Director of Planning and Sustainability. While some residents favored increased density in downtown Northampton, others expressed concerns about congestion, parking shortages, and ambiguities in the zoning language that developers […]

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