BSC Staff Take Part in Morningside Initiative Family Game Night

BSC staff recently attended Morningside Initiative's community game night where families from the neighborhood gathered to grab pizza, play games, sing karaoke, dance, and share community improvement ideas with us and other community groups. As an innovative planning tool, BSC staff created a customized board game for the event which allowed adults and kids to…Read More

Ashland Project Awarded $3M MassWorks Grant

The Town of Ashland has been awarded a MassWorks grant to fund the implementation of Complete Streets infrastructure improvements in the downtown area. Planned improvements include the widening of sidewalks, addition of bicycle accommodation, and a variety of other streetscape upgrades, all aimed to spur residential and commercial development in the neighborhood. BSC Group has…Read More

BSC and the City of Worcester Celebrate Blackstone Gateway Park at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to the City of Worcester who recently celebrated the grand opening of the newly-constructed and highly anticipated Blackstone Gateway Park at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week. The event, attended by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and City officials, invited guests to tour the park, learn about the ecology, and enjoy demonstrations from local groups.…Read More

Adam Sloat Authors Article on Overcoming Challenges to Drone Survey

BSC Group's Adam Sloat penned an article published in URISA's recent issue of The GIS Professional. The article presents a case study of how the project team successfully overcame challenges associated with a drone survey project. Applying perseverance and innovation, BSC's team effectively used remote sensing technology to complete this large project both accurately and…Read More

Volunteer Efforts Support Worcester Community Garden

Members of BSC Group's Worcester office spent Saturday morning supporting the Worcester Regional Environmental Council (REC Worcester) by volunteering in the organization's YouthGROW community garden. Eight volunteers contributed to the project, working in REC Worcester's organic community garden that serves the dual purpose of providing on-the-job training for youth workers, while providing organic produce to…Read More

Gillian Davies Co-authors Article Advocating for Wetlands Preservation

BSC Group's Gillian Davies co-authored an article published by The Conversation, an independent, not-for-profit media outlet that uses content sourced from academics and researchers. Entitled "What the World Needs Now to Fight Climate Change: More Swamps," the article discusses the role of wetlands, such as swamps and marshes, in controlling carbon and promoting resiliency during storm…Read More

Ingeborg Hegemann Elected Chairman of BSC Companies Board of Directors

BSC Companies is pleased to announce Ingeborg E. Hegemann, PWS, has been elected chairman of the firm’s board of directors, culminating a career of more than 40 years in the architectural/engineering consulting industry. Hegemann is an environmental scientist, specializing in wetland ecology. In addition to her work for such clients as the Massachusetts Department of…Read More

One Step Closer: BSC Staff Participate in the First Test Installation for the City of Boston’s Deployable Floodwall Barrier

As the initial implementation phase of the Climate Ready Boston initiative, BSC Group designed and is providing construction administration services for the installation of a deployable floodwall barrier at a segment of the East Boston Greenway on behalf of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. Working closely with the manufacturers, AquaFence, BSC staff members Dom…Read More

Heather Gould Joins BSC Group as Senior Planner

Heather Gould has joined BSC Group as a senior planner, transitioning to consulting from a career in the City of Worcester’s Executive Office of Economic Development. Heather has 13 years of professional experience with the City of Worcester, where she has supported such high-profile projects as CitySquare, DCU Center Renovation, Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center,…Read More

Dale Spencer, PE Joins BSC Group as Manager of Transportation Services

Dale Spencer, PE has joined BSC Group's Glastonbury-based team as manager of transportation. Dale has more than 25 years' experience leading multi-faceted transportation projects, from highways to rail trails, collaborating with stakeholders and residents to gain consensus on project goals and overseeing environmental, traffic, and site permitting tasks. Over the course of his career, Dale…Read More