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Adams Hit Hard With DEP Mandates

The Selectmen on Wednesday approved $63,000 in reserve fund transfers to make repairs and state-mandated updates to the wastewater treatment plant. Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco said the funds would fix neglected maintenance projects and leaks at the plant as well as get the its second clarifier up and running.

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Adams Selectmen Approve Budget for Fiscal 2017

The Selectmen approved a fiscal 2017 budget of $14,567,135 that includes state-mandated tweaks to the wastewater treatment plant. After the joint Selectmen and Finance Committee budget sessions last week, the Selectmen voted Wednesday to accept the budget with the addition of a $63,950 state Department of Environmental Protection-mandated position at the wastewater treatment plant.

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Conservation Commission Approve Paving Project Without DEP's Blessings

"I cannot understand why all of the sudden white is black and black is white." — James Fassell

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Adams Conservation Commission Holds Up Paving Project

"I don't want to be pressured by DEP and I don't want to pressured by anyone else." — Corey Bishop

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Cheshire Considering Selling Kitchen Brook Reservoir Area

"To me it would make life far less complicated if the reservoir was removed from the DEP's radar." — Mark Webber

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DEP Makes Demands On Cheshire Water Department

"They are just looking for information and they got that report form 1997 and they are holding us to that." — Francis Waterman

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The Cheshire Town Hall And Library Gets An 'Unconventional' Bike Rack

"I like it, I just didn't know what it was." — Carol Francesconi

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Pittsfield To Plot New Places To Pile Snow

"They put the snow a little too close to the river." — Robert Van Der Kar

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