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Williamstown seeks regional grant to study broadband options as state unveils proposals; two experts in VERBATIM interviews
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Without taking a formal vote, Williamstown selectmen on Monday endorsed an already-submitted request for a regional study of broadband fiber-optic options among Berkshire County cities and towns already served by the Spectrum-Charter Communications cable giant. Meanwhile, state officials were preparing to unveil and take testimony from towns in Windsor on Thursday about proposals to build fiber networks in hill and smaller towns that have no broadband at all.LINK: READ MORE AT GREYLOCK INDEPENDENT.The MassBroadband unveiling of six proposals to provide broadband service to underserved towns is the subject of a public hearing — starting at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Worthington Town Hall and running for as long as it takes to get through testimony from town officials and other testimony — up to as late as 6 p.m.RELATED LINKS: