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The town of Lanesborough, Massachusetts is celebrating its 250th anniversary. As part of a year-long series of events, the town is recognizing one of its greatest gems by getting out on the water in the first ever Pontoosuc Boat Parade.

MA Officials Fighting Zebra Mussel Invasion

May 23, 2012

State environmental officials are kicking off a plan to fight the spread of the invasive zebra mussel in Massachusetts.  WAMC’s Tristan O’Neill reports…

Later today, Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Edward Lambert and Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Mary Griffin will outline plans at a press conference at Pontoosuc Lake in Pittsfield,

Zebra mussels can multiply quickly, disrupting local ecosystems by covering other freshwater mussels and cutting off resources for other species.