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Cumberland Farms Submits Plans for New Ashland Street Store

According to documents filed for Monday's Planning Board meeting by the company's representatives Bacon Wilson Attorneys at Law, the regional chain is proposing a 5,814-square-foot convenience store and four fueling stations with eight pumps including diesel at 227 Ashland.

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North Adams Council Asked to Clear City Yard Deed by Eminent Doman

The taking is related to the purchase of the old City Yard by Cumberland Farms, which has also been granted an extension on its purchase-and-sales agreement to continue environmental testing.

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North Adams Public Services Settling Into New Location

The move has apparently led some residents to think they have to travel to Hodges Cross Road to do business. But nothing has changed, said officials, and any payments (such as for water bills or cemetery lots) can be made directly to the treasurer in City Hall.

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North Adams City Council Tours New DPW Facility

Mayor Richard Alcombright told the councilors and councilors-elect during the walk-through of the overhauled former anodizing plant that the space has been "transformed"

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Cumberland Farm Seeks to Buy North Adams City Yard

The regional chain of convenience stores has long been rumored to be interested in the one-acre site. It began renovating and constructing larger centers with more amenities several years ago, including new buildings in Williamstown and at Hodges Cross Road and on Union Street.

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North Adams Preparing Former Plant as Public Services Center

The 85,000 square-foot plant was put forward as a way to consolidate several buildings and facilities spread around the city. Of most import is the dilapitaded and overcrowded City Yard, last upgraded with the large shell building in the early 1970s. Approprate at the time it was built, the structure is no longer practical for the large trucks used for plowing and sanding, say city officials.

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