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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

Clarksburg Resident Offers Option to Cut Bridge Costs
"For all of what you're trying to make us do, is beyond the reach of this town. We simply do not have this money." — Carl McKinney

Officials Celebrate Progress on Williamstown Housing Project
"There are still some hurdles to overcome. But we're definitely on the downslope." — Elton Ogden

Funding Secured for Adams' Charles Street Bridge
"But we left open the opportunity, if something comes along, that we can get funding for this." — Jonathan Butler

'Spruces Roof Group' Winding Down
"Given our mission and purpose and goals, is our work finished or do we need to continue to meet as a group?" — Jane Allen

Two Years After Irene: A Desire to Stay in Williamstown
Higher Ground wanted to know what those residents and the ones who already left the park want in a new home and what they can afford.

Williamstown Housing Committee Looks to Study Burbank Property
"One of the the criticisms of the Lowry conceptual plan was there was one plan and people became fixated on it." — Cheryl Shanks

Williamstown Housing Panel Seeks Adviser for Proposals
"This committee pledges to work together with all town committees and all town residents." — Catherine Yamamoto

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.

Army Corps Rejects Spruces' Request for Flood Project
"To date, however, no federal funds have been provided to this office that would allow us to initiate such a study." — Thomas J. Hodson

Swiatek, Spruces Group Seek Town Funds to Help Buy Park
"We're just trying to have a better discussion and offer options to people." — Kenneth Swiatek   1 Comment

Williamstown Awarded Grant to Demolish Spruces
"It was in my mailbox yesterday morning." — Peter Fohlin

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   1 Comment

Clarksburg Bridge Project Needs Finishing Touches


Letters: HooRWA Supports Spruces Purchase
Benign uses for The Spruces flood plain include those sought by the town: "agriculture, active and passive recreation, sports fields, a bicycle path and conservation land."

'Save the Spruces' Group Dominates Conservation Meeting
"We want to remain in the Spruces." — Linda Bell   1 Comment

Spruces Residents Worried About Their Unknown Future
"I'm overwhelmed. I don't know what to do." — Donna Bishop

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   3 Comments

Adams Approves Borrowing For Hurricane Irene Fixes
"The town's going to pursue a five year borrowing." — Jonathan Butler

Williamstown Taking Proactive Steps With Sandy
"They've met with residents three times in four days. We didn't have that last time. We were caught unprepared." — Marilynn Kirby   1 Comment

Berkshire Communities Preparing for Storm's Worst
"We're going to carefully monitor the weather, stay vigilant and be prepared." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

Clarksburg Bridge Work Halted Until Storm Passes
"We've got about 50 years of junk, garbage and debris decaying under there." — Chairman Carl McKinney

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