Berkshire Wind: From Spinning Wheels To Spinning Turbines

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Today, the Berkshire Wind Power Project is the second largest onshore wind farm operating in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Consisting of ten 1.5-megawatt turbines, Berkshire Wind is capable of producing enough electricity to power 6,000 homes while offsetting the production of nearly 612,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide and the use of 1.7 million barrels […]

Springfield Thunderbirds: Soaring To Success


In April 2016, the city of Springfield received devastating news: the Springfield Falcons, the local American Hockey League pro team, were leaving town. The team was sold to the Arizona Coyotes, leaving Springfield without an AHL franchise for the first time since the 1950s. City residents and officials braced for a major hit to the […]

MAIA Credit Scoring Legislation: Breaking The Status Quo

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For years, independent insurance agents had been trying to pass consumer protection legislation to prohibit insurance companies from using certain socio-economic factors, such as credit scoring, in the underwriting and rate setting of auto insurance policies. Their efforts had been continually stalled and defeated by powerful interests within the insurance industry. Our job was to […]