Monday, September 22, 2014 10:14am
North Adams, MA now: 57 °   
Send news, tips, press releases and questions to info@iBerkshires.com
The Berkshires online guide to events, news and Berkshire County community information.
SIGN IN | REGISTER NOW   

 
TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Fohlin Praises MEMA's Help In Spruces Aftermath
"MEMA's been great all the way through this project. It's been like clockwork with MEMA." — Peter Fohlin

DHCD Official: Williamstown Housing Project 'Worthy' of Fast Track
"This project scored very high in our scoring criteria. We considered it a high-priority need." — Aaron Gornstein   1 Comment

Williamstown Selectmen Sign Grant Deal With Highland Woods
"The intersection is we are required by the FEMA grant to be finished by March 28 or 29 of 2016." — Peter Fohlin

Williamstown Meeting Will Decide Future of Spruces
"I hope people don't have special town meeting fatigue." — Chairwoman Jane Allen

Letters: Williamstown Official Urges Yes Vote on Spruces
Voting "yes" on all three articles is important to both the town of Williamstown and the residents of the Spruces Mobile Home Park.

Williamstown 'Roof Group' Endorses Spruces Acquisition
The warrant for the town's latest special town meeting were approved last week by the Selectmen.

Williamstown Selectmen OK $2.6M for Higher Ground Project
"This is an amazing story and a unique story in terms of all the funding requests the state is getting." — Mollye Wolahan

Williamstown's Spruces Vote Likely in November
It was announced that it will be early October before the town can schedule the special town meeting it will take to move the process forward.   1 Comment

Williamstown Selectmen Clarify Language on Lowry, Burbank
Specifically, the board asked the commission to consider releasing about 10 acres from the 30-acre Lowry property.

Spruces Housing Group Hopes to Clarify Park's Fate
"If there is room to put some number of houses, that might be a way to have our cake and eat it, too." — Ann McCallum

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   4 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   13 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.   4 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   11 Comments

More Stories

View All
Football: Wahconah vs Drury
Final at Drury, Wahconah over Drury 42-6.
Girls Soccer: Lenox vs Hoosac
Hoosac Valley posts an 8-2 win over Lenox.
Walk a Mile at 3rd Thursday
The annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, kicking of September's...
Barrington Stage BYP Social
Berkshire Young Professionals were at the Barrington Stage...
Soccer: Wahconah vs...
The Pittsfield boys’ soccer team had the complete package...
Soccer: Taconic vs Drury
Drury boys soccer 3-1 loss to Taconic, Wednesday afternoon....
Golf: Monument vs Mount...
Two standout rounds for Mount Greylock and one standup move...
Volleyball: Lee vs Mount...
Lee 3, Mount Greylock 0, The visiting Wildcats won 25-23,...
Soccer: Mount Greylock vs...
Eric Hirsch scored twice and set up two goals to lead the...
Josh Billings RunAground 2014
The team from Pittsfield's Allen Heights Veterinary won the...
Football: Amherst vs Williams
Football: Amherst vs Williams in a scrimmage on Saturday...
Girls Soccer: Drury vs...
Taconic girls soccer team took a 3-2 win over Drury on...
Football: Wahconah vs...
The Wahconah Warriors tamed the Chicopee Colts 44-6 at home...
Football: Taconic vs...
The Taconic Braves ran over the Cathedral Panthers 20-8 at...
Youth Center Chair Reception...
Inspired seating was on display Saturday night in the...
Volleyball: Mount Greylock vs...
Mount Greylock bested Wahconah 3-2 on Wednesday night at...
Football: Wahconah vs Drury
Final at Drury, Wahconah over Drury 42-6.
Girls Soccer: Lenox vs Hoosac
Hoosac Valley posts an 8-2 win over Lenox.
Walk a Mile at 3rd Thursday
The annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, kicking of September's...
Barrington Stage BYP Social
Berkshire Young Professionals were at the Barrington Stage...
Soccer: Wahconah vs...
The Pittsfield boys’ soccer team had the complete package...
| Home | A & E | Business | Community News | Dining | Real Estate | Schools | Sports & Outdoors | Berkshires Weather | Weddings |
Advertise | Recommend This Page | Help Contact Us | Privacy Policy| User Agreement
iBerkshires.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 102 Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2012 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved