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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
BRPC Seeking Planning Funds for Pittsfield Neighborhood
"It's really looking at this area as the hub of many different neighborhoods in the area." — Thomas Matuszko

BRPC Adopts Sustainable Berkshires Plan
"Our old one was adopted in 2001." — Nathaniel Karns.   1 Comment

BRPC Sees Opportunity in Forestland Program
"People live in the Berkshires because they like the outdoor opportunities for hiking, skiing and snowmobiling." — Thomas Matuszko

Dalton Seeks Bolstered Affordable Housing Plan
"We have to look out to their future 20 or 30 years from now. How much housing are we going to need and who are we going to need it for?" — Patricia Mullins

Planning Commission Debuts New Regional Sustainability Plan
"The plan's intent is to provide a framework to guide public, private and nonprofit initiatives and investment in the region." — Nathaniel Karns

Dalton, Adams, Richmond, Great Barrington Seek Housing Grant
"We fully expect there will be some other communities that will carry this out." — Nathanial Karns   1 Comment

BRPC Looking To Bring Energy Manager To Towns
"We had two months of stop work over absolutely nothing to do with BRPC and how we operate." — Nathaniel Karns

BRPC Sets Sustainable Berkshires Presentations
The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission will host two public forums to share the results of an analysis of local neighborhood sustainability.

Berkshire, Franklin Counties Exploring National Forest Designation
The partnership could lead to a new model for "National Forest" designation.

Agreement for 'Rest of the River' Settlement Talks Finalized
"Each of the six communities are very much aware of what they are getting into." — Rene Wood

Rest of River Group Moving Closer to Intergovernmental Agreement
"We tried to break it into how the group is going to functions in the different stages." — BRPC Planner Lauren Gaherty

CEDS Committee Completes 2013 Economic Strategy
"Once you are an economic district, they relax the criteria a bit." — Nathaniel Karns

Adams Roundabout Back on Track for 2014 Construction
"If MassDOT can't find the $42,000 to supplement this, then something is amiss." — Nathaniel Karns

County Planners Creating List of Economic Initiatives
"This year we are trying to send it out to as many people as we can." — Brian Domina

North Adams Master Planning Process Seeks Input
"We identified just a lot of things over the last 12 or maybe 15 months that give us great potential and great hope." — Mayor Richard Alcombright   4 Comments

MassDOT Promises To Finish Adams Roundabout Design
"I haven't identified the funding source but we're committed to it." — Clinton Bench   2 Comments

Olver Tasks County Planners With Continuing Economic Growth
"I suspect that the thing that is missing is somewhere in the job development area." — U.S. Rep. John W. Olver

Clarksburg Officials Wary of Planning After East Road Denial
"The lesson that told me is don't plan ahead; wait until the last minute until it fails." — Carl McKinney

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