image description

Adams Designing Glen Outdoor Center

The town is continuing design work of the Greylock Glen Resortís outdoor center and hope to have schematics in hand by late winter or early spring. Director of Community Development Donna Cesan said currently a project steering committee is working with Maclay Architects, who were hired earlier this year, on the proposed net-zero energy outdoor center.

image description

Adams Con Comm Assures Meadow Loop Fencing Will be Removed

The Conservation Commission is asking residents to not touch the silt fence on the Greylock Glen's Meadow Loop. The fence will be removed when the project is finished. Commissioner Thomas Robinson responded at last Thursday's meeting to a comment made to the Board of Selectmen. A resident asked when the silt fence would be removed and the grass mowed along the newly developed 1.8-mile loop.

image description

Adams Conservation Commission Wants Vehicles Off Glen Trails

The Conservation Commissioned is concerned with motorized vehicles on the developing Greylock Glen trail network. The commission had only good things to say about the new trail system currently under development by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, however, it noted that all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes have been damaging the trails.

image description

'Harry Potter' Themed MAGICon to Enchant Greylock Glen

The first-ever MAGICon is hoping to cast a successful spell on the Greylock Glen, in the shadow of the invisible Ilvermorny school of wizardry, on Sunday, June 18.

image description

Greylock Glen Trail System Progressing

Paul Jahnige of the state Department of Conservation and Recreation told the Conservation Commission last week that the first phase of trail construction is going well at the Greylock Glen.

image description

Greylock Glen Trail Work To Begin In Spring

The town, in conjunction with the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, will begin construction on Phase 1 of the Greylock Glen trail system this spring. As the nicer weather returns, DCR will commence construction of the 2-mile, Class 1 "Glen Meadow Loop" trail in the center of the glen development area.

image description

Greylock Glen Resort Outdoor Center Receives 13 Design Bids

Adams, the designated developer of the Greylock Glen, has received 13 proposals from architectural firms interested in designing the "Greylock Glen Resort Outdoor Center." "It's an excellent response," Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco said. "It is for the design of the outdoor center so you'd expect many bidders but 13 gives us a great number of design options and price ranges to choose from."

image description

Baker Signs Bill Putting Greylock Glen Under Article 97 Protection

The Greylock Glen has gotten an extra layer of protection with Gov. Charle Baker's signing of a bill on Monday that puts the 1,008 acres under Article 97 protection. "I am proud to partner with the town of Adams, the legislative delegation, and key stakeholders on legislation advancing another important milestone of the future management of the Greylock Glen land," Baker said in a statement. "I look forward to continuing our work with the town as we move forward ensuring the public truly bene

image description

Adams Conservation Commission Approve Glen Modifications

The Conservation Commission has approved some small modifications of the Greylock Glen trail plan in the preparation of public bidding. Paul Jahnige, with the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, asked the commission last week to make minor tweaks to the plan, including eliminating some trails, cutting back on unneeded erosion control, and restoring current trails instead of building new ones.

image description

Adams Seeks Developer For Glen Campground

The town issued an RFP in search of developers and operators for the proposed Greylock Glen campground. Earlier this month the town released a request for proposals seeking developers and operators to design, finance, construct, operate and manage the 140-site campground at the Greylock Glen.

image description

Adams Puts Efforts Toward Greylock Glen

The Selectmen held a special workshop meeting Saturday morning with Director of Community Development Donna Cesan to discuss progress, next steps and new strategies for the long-awaited Greylock Glen project. As part of that, Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco is planning to shift some positions and use Community Development Block Grant funds to push the project along. Cesan said the proposed $40 million project is starting to really gain momentum.

More Stories