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Public Participation in the Age of COVID-19

BSC is proud of our ability to connect and engage with diverse stakeholders to deliver projects that reflect community values and needs. While BSC has excelled in community engagement for some time, our planning department has had to quickly adjust strategies and programs in light of the current COVID-19 situation. After a scheduled public meeting…Read More

Monique Hall to Serve as D&I Committee Co-Chair

BSC Group’s D&I Committee is excited to announce Monique Hall as a new committee co-chair. In this role, Monique will help drive BSC’s diversity and inclusion efforts and advance and enhance the firm and profession to a higher level of inclusiveness. Monique said of her new role: “With the variety of expertise at BSC, there…Read More

Sean O’Brien Discusses BSC’s Award-Winning Culture in Brand Heart Podcast

Recently honored with a Cultural Excellence Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, BSC Group and CEO Sean O'Brien were featured in a Brand Heart Podcast. In assessing the elements that contribute to BSC's positive culture, Sean credited our success to key values that drive our work as leaders and colleagues: Listening to and…Read More

BSC Implements Pollinator-Friendly Designs on EMD Serono’s Billerica Campus

BSC is proud of our work on corporate campuses to implement innovative designs that are visually appealing while being sensitive to the environment. Our team is currently lending this expertise to the development of a pollinator habitat report and Wildlife Habitat Council Certification for EMD Serono's Billerica campus. BSC's efforts on this assignment have included analysis…Read More

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Grants

BSC Group, as a certified MVP provider, has assisted a number of municipalities with application preparation and program implementation of Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Planning Grants. Through these efforts, BSC Group has effectively supported numerous communities in the performance of vulnerability assessments and action to prepare for the impacts of climate change. Clients supported by…Read More

Ecological Resiliency Planning Project

BSC Group provided climate resiliency and ecological restoration planning services to the Mystic River Watershed Association in Medford, Arlington, and Somerville, MA. The team worked to provide MyRWA with a menu of projects that could be implemented in the future. The team identified along the four-mile segment of Mystic River large and small scale upland,…Read More

Construction Underway on Hudson’s Roundabout

Last week, BSC staff were on-site in Hudson, monitoring the reconstruction of a rotary in Hudson town center into a modern roundabout. The project is the result of a long-term master plan to revitalize the downtown that boasts several restaurants, salons, shops, a church, public library, and a fire station. Improvements to the area will…Read More

BSC’s Steve Cohen Honored at Annual MALSCE Convention

Congratulations to Land Surveyor Steve Cohen on earning a plan award at the 2020 annual convention of the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE). Steve's plan for a 12.28-acre parcel in Deerfield earned recognition in the Cadastral Plan Category. Award recipients are selected by vote of convention attendees, allowing recognition of technical…Read More

Rannapo Road Relocation

BSC Group was tasked with the stabilization of a riverbank by the relocation of an approximate 1000 feet of Rannapo Road in Sheffield, MA. The road is located along the banks of the Housatonic River, and over time the river eroded the bank and led to a section of the roadway being washed out. BSC…Read More

BSC Voices Unite: Juneteenth

Multicultural Employee Resource Group Co-chairs Dayne Williams and Tanya Pande discuss Juneteenth and its importance both historically and as our nation engages in vital dialogue on race and equality.Read More