FirstLight Power Reminds Public to Practice Safe Boating

May 15, 2020

With the seasonal boat barrier now reinstalled on the Connecticut River above the dam at Barton Cove in Gill and Montague, Massachusetts, FirstLight Power is urging the boating public to practice safety and exercise caution when enjoying this popular warm-weather recreational resource. “Memorial Day is the traditional start of boating season, but river currents can […]

FirstLight Power Announces Updated List of Recreational Closures

May 4, 2020

Burlington, Massachusetts, May 1, 2020 – FirstLight Power today announced updates to the availability of its recreation facilities in Massachusetts and Connecticut. “FirstLight’s first priority is to ensure the safety of our workforce and members of our community who use our trails, indoor public spaces, and restroom facilities,” said FirstLight Spokesman Len Greene.  “Public use […]

FirstLight Power And Employees Donate Over $12,000 to Local Food Banks

April 20, 2020

FirstLight Power announced today that its employees, matched by company funds and a personal match from the company’s CEO, donated over $12,000 to nine local food banks in the company’s food drive to support local communities in Connecticut and Massachusetts. “We are so proud of the whole FirstLight team who stepped forward in this time […]

FirstLight Power Announces Fish Passage Operations for 2020

April 8, 2020

FirstLight Power, the owner and operator of the dam at Turners Falls, is preparing for the spring fish passage per the 2020 Connecticut River Atlantic Salmon Commission (CRASC) guidelines.  The CRASC schedule of fishway operations indicates that Turners Falls upstream fishways will open once 50 shad have passed through Holyoke.  Following guidance from local, state, […]