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  • November 25, 2019

                Attendees at the September 27, 2019 Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association Annual Meeting and Conference learned that what happens in Vegas does not always stay in Vegas.  Alan Mandl spoke on a recent Verizon Wireless petition asking the FCC to declare unlawful Clark County, Nevada’s permitting fees for small wireless facilities’ use of the public ways.  The FCC decision may impact the method for establishing cost-based permitting fees that exceed the FCC’s safe harbor caps and the level of revenues derived from these fees.   

  • October 21, 2019

    It is with great sadness that we note the sudden passing of Richard Obadiah on October 18, 2019.

  • June 05, 2019

    Drawing on his years of experience in the development of municipal procedures and standards for permitting wireless facilities in the public ways, on March 7, 2019 Alan Mandl gave a presentation to client Town of Barnstable’s Town Council on municipal permitting of wireless communications facilities located in and outside of public ways.

  • April 16, 2018

    Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, PC secured an important victory for its clients the Massachusetts Municipal Utility Self-Insurance Trust Fund (the “Trust”) and Trust member the Middleborough Gas & Electric Department regarding the applicability of the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act (the “Act”).

  • March 02, 2018

     Ferriter Scobbo advised and worked with its client, the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (“MMWEC”), and MMWEC’s member, the Shrewsbury Electric Light and Cable Operations (“SELCO”) to bring a 3.87MW solar development to SELCO. Over an approximately 2-month period, Ferriter Scobbo advised its client to craft a workable approach to bring the benefits of renewable energy to SELCO and its customers. The concept evolved to where MMWEC would execute a license to use a portion of a capped landfill in the Town of Shrewsbury on which the solar facility will be located.

  • February 13, 2018

    Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, PC (“Ferriter Scobbo”) congratulates its client, Burgin, Platner and Company, LLC (“Burgin Platner”) of Quincy, MA, on its acquisition of the assets of Doran & Horrigan Insurance Agency, Inc. (“Doran & Horrigan”) of Braintree, MA.    The transaction closed on December 27, 2017 with a January 1, 2018 effective date.  Ferriter Scobbo represented Burgin Platner in the transaction.

  • January 29, 2018

    Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, PC congratulates its client, the Berkshire Wind Power Cooperative Corporation (the “Cooperative”) for successfully completing the advance refunding of a portion of the Cooperative’s outstanding debt.  The debt was refunded on a tax-exempt basis with $40.2 million in bonds issued on December 22, 2017.    The refunding will result in approximately $6.7 million in debt service savings over the next 13 years for the benefit of the Cooperative’s municipal light department participants and their 106,674 customers.

  • November 14, 2017

         Nicholas J. Scobbo, Jr., President of Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, PC included  in the 2017 New England Super Lawyers list.  Mr. Scobbo was recognized in the practice area of Business/Corporate law.

         Super Lawyers selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

  • November 01, 2017

    Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, PC worked with its client, the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (“MMWEC”) in developing a unique contractual arrangement with ChargePoint, Inc., MMWEC and MMWEC’s municipal light department Members in effectuating MMWEC’s Electric Vehicle Charging Program.  ChargePoint agreed to be flexible and creative to fit MMWEC’s objectives. MMWEC purchases the chargers from ChargePoint.  The Members then give the chargers to their customers who have electric vehicles.

  • October 17, 2017

    Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, PC (“Ferriter Scobbo”) congratulates F. Timothy Hegarty of the Norfolk and Dedham Group (“The N&D® Group).  Mr.  Hegarty was named the 2017 Insurance Professional of the Year by The Insurance Library Association of Boston. 

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