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4/16/2014


Tighe & Bond, a New England leader in civil and environmental engineering consulting, hired William Hardy, P.E. this week as the growing firm’s newly appointed Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Hardy will work with the firm’s management to ensure optimum service delivery to Tighe & Bond’s expanding customer base across all of its geographic locations....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
3/25/2014


The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) presented Tighe & Bond with a Bronze Award during its 2014 Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala on March 19, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.  This award recognizes a $4.1 million upgrade that provides improved operational control and additional storage capacity for the Town of Barnstable’s Hyannis water distribution system that serves 18,000 residents and a seasonal population than can soar to 35,000. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
3/20/2014


Alan Stratton, CSP joined Tighe & Bond’s regulatory compliance team last month as a project manager who will work primarily out of the firm’s Westfield office. He has more than 25 years of experience in environmental health and safety (EH&S), as well as regulatory compliance programs. A Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Stratton brings a wealth of experience to the firm that he has gained from past positions at key industrial facilities throughout the Northeast....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
3/18/2014



Craig Yannes, P.E., a project engineer who works out of Tighe & Bond’s Shelton, Connecticut office, recently earned his Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification from the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). This national certification represents the attainment of the specialized knowledge, skills and abilities required for traffic operations engineering. Yannes – who is one of only 15 PTOEs located in Connecticut – has significant experience with transportation planning, traffic impact studies, traffic signal design, roadway design, and traffic calming. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
2/26/2014


The Toxic Use Reduction Planners Association (TURPA) recently elected Jeffrey Bibeau to its board of directors for a two-year term. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
1/29/2014


Marc Richards, P.E., LSP rejoined Tighe & Bond, Inc. this month as the growing firm’s newly appointed Vice President of Environmental Services. A Licensed Site Professional (LSP), he has more than 20 years of brownfields redevelopment, environmental assessment and cleanup, hazardous building materials abatement
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1/21/2014


Last month, Tighe & Bond promoted five employees who have demonstrated exceptional performance, client service and leadership. This includes three who have been promoted to Associate within the firm’s Stock Ownership Program: Briony Angus, Susan Guswa, and David Popielarczyk....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
1/9/2014


The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts recently elected President and CEO David Pinsky, P.E. to its Board of Directors. His three year term serving this non-profit organization, which has been fighting hunger in western Massachusetts for more than 30 years, begins this month. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
1/3/2014


Two professional engineers recently joined Tighe & Bond in the firm’s growing Worcester, Massachusetts office. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
12/18/2013

 
Tighe & Bond employees pitched in to make the holidays a little brighter for 65 children and their families in the Westfield area. Colleen Corliss, Payroll Administrator in the firm’s Accounting Department, organized the annual employee gift giving event to benefit children in need through the Salvation Army’s Angel Program....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
12/13/2013


F. Adam Yanulis joined Tighe & Bond, Inc. this month as the growing engineering firm’s newly appointed Director of Business Development. With more than 28 years of providing leadership to the public sector community in New England, Yanulis will enhance Tighe & Bond’s abilities to better serve its public sector clients in the region. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
11/26/2013

 
Last month, officials in the Massachusetts towns of North Attleborough and Plainville celebrated the completion of a $23 million, state-of-the-art upgrade to the North Attleborough Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF). The WWTF now meets Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) permit limits for nitrogen and phosphorous. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
11/22/2013
A few weeks ago, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) issued a notice to Public Water Suppliers (PWS) regarding manganese monitoring. It is part of their new outreach initiative designed to raise awareness regarding manganese in public drinking water....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
10/16/2013


Two professional engineers recently joined Tighe & Bond in the firm’s growing Shelton, Connecticut office. This includes Project Manager Lori Carriero, and Project Engineer Craig Yannes....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
9/19/2013

  
Last month, Methuen’s Mayor Stephen Zanni, and Borrego Solar Systems officials led a tour to celebrate the installation of a 1.3 megawatt solar energy system on top of the former Huntington Avenue Landfill in Methuen, Massachusetts. Methuen’s past mayor, William Manzi, who was also instrumental in this initiative, participated in leading the tour as well.

As a project partner, Tighe & Bond provided a range of engineering, permitting, and construction phase services for this system, which is expected to save the City of Methuen approximately $80,000 annually in utility costs. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
9/12/2013
The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts recently announced its award of three Tighe & Bond college scholarships, which honor several of the firm’s former leaders, to three local college students pursuing engineering degrees. Founded in 1991, the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts administers a charitable endowment consisting of approximately 542 separately identified funds, and administers scholarships and loan funds through one centralized application process....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
8/20/2013

 
Last month, the $10 million East Lyme – New London Interconnection Project, which will provide a water interconnection between the Town of East Lyme and the City of New London, broke ground. More than 40 public officials and municipal leaders attended the ground breaking ceremony for this unique, regional collaborative effort that will end more than twenty years of summer water shortages in East Lyme....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
8/13/2013


The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) recently elected David Pinsky, P.E. to the organization’s Board of Directors. He assumes the role of secretary for Fiscal Year 2014. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
8/8/2013


The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) recently named Joseph Canas, a civil engineer and project manager who works out of Tighe & Bond’s Shelton office in Connecticut, a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM). The ASFPM grants this certification only to those professionals who meet a strict set of requirements, and pass a comprehensive examination on the programs and standards to reduce flood losses in the nation. Recent regional storm events, such as Irene and Sandy, have renewed the importance of savvy floodplain management and flood hazard mitigation....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
7/31/2013


Amy Vaillancourt, a project manager who works out of Tighe & Bond’s Middletown, Connecticut office, recently earned the distinction of becoming a Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) after passing the LEP exam. Although she has more than 12 years of experience completing environmental assessments and remediation projects in Connecticut, these credentials demonstrate her expertise in contaminated site remediation....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
7/18/2013


Page Czepiga, a land use planner who works out of Tighe & Bond’s Westfield office, recently earned the distinction of becoming a Certified Land Use Planner after passing the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) exam....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
7/11/2013


Three Tighe & Bond engineers recently passed their PE exams to become professional licensed engineers. Two are from the firm’s Westfield office, and one is from the Middletown, Connecticut office.  They are Elizabette Botelho, Cynthia Castellon, and Christina Jones....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
6/27/2013


The Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) recently elected Francis Hoey, P.E., LEED AP to the organization’s Board of Directors. Hoey - a senior vice president at Tighe & Bond who leads the firm’s efforts in the renewable energy, real estate development, education, and healthcare markets - brings a wealth of sustainable design experience to the appointment. Already active in EBC, he is a member of the EBC Renewable Energy Committee Leadership Team, as well as a member of the EBC Connecticut Chapter Leadership Team....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
6/21/2013


Jeffrey Bibeau, a Registered Environmental Manager (REM) and environmental compliance group leader at Tighe & Bond, received two recognition awards at the 2013 Champions of Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) awards ceremony held on June 12th at the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
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6/21/2013


Last night, Jason Barroso, a project environmental scientist at Tighe & Bond, was recognized as a 2013 “40 Under Forty” winner by Business West, the Business Journal of Western Massachusetts. The award ceremony for the “40 Under Forty” winners took place at a sold out event at the Log Cabin in Holyoke....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
6/13/2013


Following the firm’s annual stockholder’s meeting in April, Tighe & Bond announced the promotion of two of its managers to vice president: Elizabeth Baldwin, P.E., and Bradlee Mezquita, P.E., LEED AP....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
6/11/2013


Thomas Mahanna, P.E., recently joined Tighe & Bond, Inc. as a senior project manager/associate who will work out of the firm’s Worcester, Massachusetts office. A civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the water resources industry, he has collaborated with numerous eastern Massachusetts municipalities to design and improve their water systems. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
5/23/2013
Tighe & Bond recently published the results of its 2012 Water and Sewer Rate Surveys for communities in Massachusetts. The results from these latest surveys indicate that residential users in Massachusetts pay approximately $498 and $646 annually for water and sewer respectively. This represents increases of 6% and 8.2% above the 2010 averages....To read the rest of this item or to print click here
5/22/2013


David Brogan, P.E., recently joined Tighe & Bond, Inc. as a senior geotechnical engineer who will work out of the firm’s growing Portsmouth, New Hampshire office. He has more than 13 years of experience providing geotechnical consulting to public and private clients to support their service needs across a wide spectrum of construction and redevelopment projects. This includes land redevelopment, shoreline stability, public utilities and infrastructure, as well as commercial, industrial, and residential structures. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
5/8/2013
Last month, the Engineering News-Record (ENR) once again ranked Tighe & Bond among the top 500 design firms in the nation, as it has for more than 10 consecutive years. ENR ranks companies on the previous year’s gross revenue for providing design services to domestic and international markets. This year marked a substantial bump for the firm as it claimed the 250 spot in ENR’s 2013 report, which exceeds last year’s 272 ranking, and reflects the firm’s 2012 annual gross revenue of $41 million. ...To read the rest of this item or to print click here
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