A big driver in the decision is an institutional change in focus at the Department of Veterans Affairs, which in recent years has placed more emphasis on placing homeless vets into permanent housing, rather than using the temporary, transitional beds at “Grant Per Diem” homes like Turner House.
The award was created to honor those who have made positive impacts to the city's open spaces and recreation. Hebert was a long-time Parks and Recreation director and volunteer. Mitchell's efforts in taking care of the park on a volunteer basis, keeping an eye out, and his role and longtime dedication to recreation earned him the honor.
For more than a decade, hundreds of volunteers have put hours and hours of effort into handcarving and painting the 33-piece ride. Each horse and carriage features images of people from the community, as well as areas and scenery of the county, and other unique designs. It's the only handcrafted carousel to be built in Massachusetts in the last century.
The Silver Award is the highest award available for achievement to a Cadette Girl Scout, grade six through eight. Girls work alone, or together in small groups, to identify an issue/problem that they would like to work towards improving.
As first assistant register of deeds, Moran is responsible for operations of the office as well as assisting the register with various duties and projects. She will be supervising the staff of four clerks with a strong focus on customer service.
Have you noticed that you are buying more products via the internet? Do you find yourself showroom shopping when you do make the trip to that department store or mall? It is happening to all of us and as it does, the traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are feeling the loss.
As the proposed Walmart Supercenter debate begins to unfold, the developer's claims of increased tax revenue reflects what happened in North Adams.
In 2013, the company closed the store it had been occupying for since 1993 and moved down the road to a former gravel bed. The gravel bed had been assessed at $1,613,800 and the redevelopment upped the value to $10,694,900, according to Ross Vivori, chairman of the North Adams Board of Assessors.
Residents displaced by the recent fire at Louison House in Adams will be able to stay in Flood House.
The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners approved Thursday a temporary emergency lease agreement with the shelter's operator, Family Life Support Center Inc., to house the families and individuals left homeless after last weekend's fire.
DownStreet Art opened for its eighth year on Thursday, ushering in a summer of exhibitions and events in the city's downtown and four monthly downtown openings.
As in the past, empty spaces are being filled with pop-up galleries and studios. But what's new is a targeted approach to help some of these initiatives endure beyond the summer and activities to bring the community and artists closer together.
Alexander Ciccolo, held by federal authorities since his arrest last July 4, was indicted Thursday in connection with a plot to engage in terrorist activity inspired by and in the name of ISIL.
Ciccolo, a resident of Adams at the time of his arrest, was indicted on one count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and one count of attempting to use of weapons of mass destruction.
Skipping my usual diatribe and head-scratching inquiry as to why folks would want to see a film about our threatened extermination in the first place, the good news is, if you endure the cartoonish depictions of this second coming, a third is currently in the works.
Before Mass MoCA, before DownStreet Art, the Contemporary Artists Center was a converging point for the creative.
The Beaver Mill center hosted a plethora of artists — from the established to the up-and-coming, from the home-grown to the international. Now selected works from nine of those artists will be on display at the Berkshire Art Museum in "Berkshire Artists of the Contemporary Artists Center 1990-1999" as part of the DownStreet Art season that kicks off Thursday evening.
The Selectmen agreed Tuesday that it may be beneficial to eliminate future elected officials' health insurance to save money.
The issue arose during discussions over the salary review the town is currently undergoing.