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North Adams Seeking Grant to Add Spray Park to Noel Field

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.

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Houghton Street Buildings Being Razed in North Adams

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.

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Adams Will Again Seek Funding For Memorial Building

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.

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Adams Receives 2015 CDBG Grant, Closes Out 2013 Projects

"Kudos to Donna and her staff for another fantastic CDBG award." — Tony Mazzucco

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Pittsfield Earmarks CDBG Funds For Projects In Low Income Areas

"We're really looking to bring economic opportunities to the city." — Doug Clark

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Adams Approves Grant Strategy to Address Memorial Building Repairs

"You need to be able to prove ... that you have the capital to go ahead and maintain the building if it is given to you." — Joseph Nowak

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Adams Looking at CDBG Funds for Middle School, Northern Gateway

"It is the kind of facility you don't want to take lightly because I don't think you will see it again if you allow it to go into disrepair." — Donna Cesan

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North Adams Armory Project Seeking Tenant in 2015

"We see this as the best and wisest course of action to take at this junction." — Michael Nuvallie

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North Adams Eyes CDBG Funds for Accessibility Survey

"The end of this thing is the big chunk which is the public safety building." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

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Adams Selectmen Appoint Town Administrator, Designate Blight

"I think the town is getting an excellent bargain with this particular gentleman for this job." — Chairman Arthur "Skip" Harrington

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North Adams Skate Park Moving Forward

"It's so gratifying to see the city prioritize a project that young people value - and that values young people." — Kate Merrigan

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Great Barrington, Sheffield Awarded $803K in Block Grants

"This grant builds on several years of planning investments by the town of Great Barrington and Housatonic in particular." — Sean Stanton

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