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|Williamstown Agrees to Accept FEMA Grant
"At some point, they're going to ask us, 'Where is it? We sent you a document worth $6 million, and you haven't returned it.' " — Peter Fohlin 3 Comments
FAQs About Williamstown's FEMA Grant
The distribution of that money is complicated, and there are a few aspects of the program that town officials will continue to learn in the months ahead.
Williamstown Awarded Grant to Demolish Spruces
"It was in my mailbox yesterday morning." — Peter Fohlin 6 Comments
Residents Divided Over Future of Spruces Mobile Home Park
"Sometimes, you have to stop and think, logically, and realize the Spruces was a great place, but it's never going to be that again." — Carol Zingarelli 2 Comments
Letters: Why Not a New Spruces?
My idea: Construct new homes on the Spruces site with elevated concrete and steel reinforced 7- or 8-foot high open air foundations
Letters: Consider Other Options to Protect Spruces
The Spruces might yet have a future were it possible to protect the park from future flooding. 3 Comments
Williamstown Board Hears Emotional Pleas For Spruces
"Everyone in the Spruces takes good care of our homes. The majority of us want to stay." — Linda Bell 1 Comment
Williamstown Applies For Grant to Buy, Demolish Spruces
"[The proposal] was well received with a fair amount of apprehension because they're the ones who are in play." — Peter Fohlin 7 Comments
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
Briefings Set for Halloween Storm Aid Applications
Towns and cities will get the lowdown next week on applying for aid for the unusual Halloween storm that dropped more than a foot of snow across the region.
Higher Ground Seeks Volunteers To Help Spruces Residents
Case managers will help those residents navigate the federal Emergency Management Agency, state building codes, lodging and personal placement processes as well as provide emotional support and intervention.
Adams Moving Forward With Storm-Damage Repairs
"Not a single person was injured as a result of the event and with all the dmage in town, I think that's a miraculous fact." — Jonathan Butler
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