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.