Winter 2018-2019 – What To Expect in New England

Posted on Oct 24, 2017

  “Bitter cold, heavy snow expected to hit New England this winter” Folks have been attempting to predict the weather since the beginning of time.  For most people, headlines like the one above, bring memories of winters past and in some cases just reading those words can make goose bumps appear on your flesh.  For […]

Billing Delay – Thank you for fast response!

Posted on Mar 10, 2017

After an unavoidable delay in sending out the annual membership dues invoices, we are very grateful for all of our wonderful members and the extremely fast response in getting payments to our new mailbox.  We are in the process of creating new membership cards and mailing out your decals. If we received your check, you should […]

MSICA Members Vote To Sign Contract Under Protest

Posted on Sep 21, 2016

On September 15, 2016, the General Membership of the Massachusetts Snow & Ice Contractors Association voted unanimously to sign the 2016 – 2017 Snow and Ice Agreement with MassDot UNDER PROTEST! After much discussion, the Membership finds the MassDOT contract to be completely one-sided and unfair.  There are no raises for plow or spreader trucks, […]

Membership Meeting Tonight!

Posted on Sep 15, 2016

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the conversation! General Membership Meeting of the Massachusetts Snow & Ice Contractors Association Raynham/Taunton Greyhound Park 1958 Broadway Raynham, MA 7:00pm ~ Main Clubhouse      

2016 Contract Negotiations are Underway

Posted on Aug 23, 2016

As all Massachusetts State Snow and Ice Vendors are well aware, we are currently without a snow and ice contract with MA DOT.  Our recent agreement expired in May. The Executive Board of the MSICA is diligently working with representatives of MA DOT at hammering out a new contract.  Regular meetings of the E-Board are […]

MSICA Efforts Have Helped Town Contractors Win Competetive Rates/Benefits

Posted on Dec 30, 2015

Back in November, there was an article in The Cape Cod Times (click link below to read) which stated that towns were starting early to recruit and lock in snow removal contractors as soon as possible in anticipation of another harrowing winter.  Some towns even offered a cash incentive for filing all appropriate paperwork early.  […]

How Much Snow Will We Get This Year? Your Predictions Could Pay Off!

Posted on Dec 30, 2015

As I was preparing Christmas dinner, the thermometer on my deck was closing in on 70 degrees and my kids were playing outside in shorts and t-shirts!  Fast forward a quick 72 hours and that same deck was covered in snow and my kids are bundled up in front of the fireplace sipping hot chocolate […]

M.S.I.C.A. Board Members Meet w/Gov. Baker and Senator deMacedo

Posted on May 18, 2015

What a difference a new administration makes! M.S.I.C.A. President Matt Frazier, along with Director, David Colter and Vice President, Brad Ness, had the pleasure of meeting with newly elected State Senator, Vinny deMacedo and our great Governor, Charlie Baker.  The talks were great, and moving forward we know we have the support of both of […]

Dairy Queen to Honor Mass Snowfighters With Special Event – April 27th

Posted on Apr 22, 2015

We are pleased to announce a special event for Massachusetts snowfighters and their families!  On Monday, April 27th, Dairy Queen will honor our hard working snow fighters with free blizzards and ceremonial end of winter celebration. The event will take place at the VFW at 7 Ellery Street, South Boston, MA at 10:00am Representatives from […]

Check Your Mailbox! Money In The Bank!

Posted on Apr 07, 2015

  We are pleased to announce that payments have begun to hit contractors accounts as a result of the $50M snow and ice supplemental budget signed into law last week by Governor Baker!  Contractors from Williamstown to Provincetown are reporting that they have been paid in full, as of today, via electronic payments from MADOT. […]