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.
They lasted more than 170 years. But now the decrepit former mill houses on Houghton Street will soon be a memory.
Berkshire County Construction on Monday began the demolition of the four two-family units, 198-214 Houghton St., near the bottom of Houghton Street. A fifth building, a former corner store at the intersection of Liberty and Houghton, will also be ripped down.
Adams will again try to secure funds to install a new HVAC system in the Memorial Building through this year's Community Development Block Grant program.
The Selectmen voted Wednesday to approve this year's CDBG grant program application of $769,272 for the continuation of the housing rehab program and the installation of the new energy efficient heating and cooling system in the former middle school.