Work is expected to began soon on the new skate and BMX bicycle park where the former Modern Liquors was located.
The State Street building was razed last week to make way for the $676,000 skate park, which will in turn open up space at Noel Field Athletic Complex for a proposed splash pad and bocce and pickle ball courts.
After reviewing the mayor's proposed spending plan over the course of 22 hours, the City Council settled on an amount just $4,713 more than the mayor had proposed.
The City Council gave a preliminary nod to a 151,298,664 city budget, which reflects a $6,075,123 increase over the last year, after reviewing the final four budgets during another five and a half hour session. Those four final budgets revealed the most changes as the Community Development office returned with the $123,000 restorat
Despite assailing his committee chair on a number of fronts, Richard Cohen was quick to support her for a lifetime achievement award on Monday evening.
It was that kind of night for the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee.
Watching "Finding Dory," the sequel to the 2003 megahit "Finding Nemo," it occurs that perhaps even children of John Birchers and Ku Klux Klan members exposed to the high-minded sentiments of this sugary tutorial in liberalism will leave the theater a bit more tolerant.
However, while colorful, intelligent and starring the witty articulations of Ellen DeGeneres as the winsome title fish, Andrew Stanton and Angus Maclane's undersea metaphor could have better tickled its target audience's funny
The signs have been around the area for weeks: tiny doors to enchanted realms, fairy princesses, visits from the Fairy Queen Deidre and wardings from the Wizard Grulaach.
It's all leading up to the Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival this Saturday at Bowe Field for a day filled with music, magic, parades and activities that will be capped off that night around a dragon fire pit. And, of course, fairies.
The idea for those tiny doors that have been appearing in businesses and municipal buil
Eat on North kitchen in Hotel on North, 297 North St. in Pittsfield, 413 358-4741, will present another Kids Cooking Class of no more than 20 students ages 6 to 15, from 2 to 4 on Wednesday, June 22. $25 per child by advance reservation. The first class was well received.
This time they'll be making quesadillas and Rice Krispie treats. Fun food.
Recently, there have been a series of single-use plastic bag bans. There has been a ban in Lee, a ban in Lenox, and last night a ban in Adams. Lenox was done by the Board of Health. In Lee, the ban on single-use plastic bags was done by town meeting — where it won by considerable margin. In a similar manner, Lee and Lenox banned the use of Styrofoam.
North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright has endorsed Adam Hinds for state Senate in the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden District. Hinds is running for the Democratic nomination for the office.
"I am very pleased to support my colleague and community leader Adam Hinds," said Alcombright.
A new playground is the first step in a multi-phased plan to revamp the newly re-named Durant Park.
Parks and Open Spaces Manager Jim McGrath received approval of the plan from the Parks Commission on Tuesday which features not only a new playground but also new signage, fitness area, upgraded bathrooms, new pavilion, upgrades to the baseball and softball field and a new fence along the river.
Two in-development projects on State Road have been approved for development incentives through the city and state.
The Beyond Place LLC and Greylock Works LLC entered into tax incremental financing agreements with the city; the state's Economic Assistance Coordinating Council on Wednesday approved both agreements and 16 other projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program.