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Pittsfield Councilors Seeking Review of Airport Management

Three city councilors are asking for a review of airport management. Councilors Donna Todd Rivers, Christopher Connell, and Melissa Mazzeo filed a petition asking Mayor Linda Tyer to form a study group review options for airport management and perform a cost analysis.

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Adams Events Committee Will Disband

"There are big events in town that they have had a huge hand in and they have doing an unbelievable job over the years." — Jeffrey Snoonian

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Gardner Appointed to Williamstown Planning Board

"I'm sort of a planning geek. I teach planning at Williams. I love it, and I enjoy the opportunity to be doing it." — Sarah Gardner

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North Adams Sees 4% Tax Rate Hike; Average Bill Up $65

The increase from last year's $16.69 is expected to cost the owner of an average single-family home valued at $134,500 an extra $65 a year.

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Adams Free Library Gains New Trustee

"She has been here in Adams for a long time." — Deborah Bruneau

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Bianchi: DPW To Be Ready For When Snow Flies

"We're going to have more ahead of time in hopes that we don't get in a crunch like we did last year." — Daniel Bianchi

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Bissell Chosen as Greylock Federal President and CEO

"We're also taking a fresh look at what we are offering the community at all different levels." — John Bissell

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Pittsfield Offers Public Services Job To Former Newton Commissioner

"He comes with a wealth of experience." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

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United Cerebral Palsy Hires New Executive Director

"His wealth of knowledge and significant human services experience is going to tremendously benefit our agency." — Tony Hyte

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Pittsfield Offers Community Development Director to Florida Woman

"Her knowledge of city planning and housing along with her strong management experience, will be invaluable to the department and the community." — Daniel Bianchi

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Pittsfield Schools Promote West To SPED Director's Post

"We are fortunate that we find ourselves growing our own leaders." — Katherine Yon

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Opioid Abuse on Williamstown Selectmen's Radar

"It's just mind-boggling to me that this is not a topic of conversation at every dinner table, every coffee shop, every meeting." — Jane Patton

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Berkshire Reps Rise In Legislative Ranks

"I believe the Berkshires fared extremely well with this reorganization of the house." — Smitty Pignatelli

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Williamstown Selectmen Again Decline to Take Pipeline Stance

"I don't like spending our time on resolutions over which we have no control of the outcome." — Hugh Daley

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North Adams Residents Asked for Patience as DPW Clears Snow

"The last week and a half, two weeks have been very taxing on our crews and on our equipment." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

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Williamstown Adds Two to Economic Development Committee

"If we reserve a seat for one, there are at least three more we could consider." — Selectman Andy Hogeland

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Williamstown Selectmen Name 10 to Economic Development Committee

"Let's get this group together and let them take a second to talk among themselves and see if they've got everyone they need." — Hugh Daley

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Pittsfield Council Accepts School Budget Law, Denies Hiring Authority Plan

"It is a safeguard for the educational system." — Churchill Cotton

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Lanesborough Advised Solar Array Ownership Better Model

"Once the program or the farm is paid off, the monies you would typically be paying would be a savings," — Mark Guilds

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Lanesborough Dips Into Reserves To Pay Insurance Bills

"We have a bill and we have to pay it." — Ronald Tinkham

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North Adams Housing Agency Reaching Asset Deal With City

"I think it is safe to say that we have reached an agreement with the city of North Adams." — Christopher Tremblay

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Adams Board Replaces Town Administrator Search Committee Member

"It's a difficult thing to do frankly, but I thought it was the right thing for the town and the right thing for the search committee." — Arthur "Skip" Harrington

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Pittsfield Questions DPW and Utilities Management

"The existing organizational charts do not match up to what was being proposed in 2010 by Mayor Ruberto." — Barry Clairmont

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Fuls Named to Mount Greylock School Committee

"Seeing that Mr. Fuls is here and has answered questions, I'm going to vote for Mr. Fuls." — Adam Filson

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Clarksburg Offers Town Administrator Post to Former Selectman

The board voted 2-1 on Wednesday night to offer the post to McKinney, who just a few months ago was chairman of the board.

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