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Williamstown Planning Board OKs Temporary Office, Labs on Stetson Court

The Planning Board on Tuesday approved the erection of temporary office and lab space on a Williams College-owned street. The college came to the board for a development plan review for 1,200 square foot of temporary space that will house offices and labs for the math and psychology departments during the construction of the new science center.

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Williams College, Chamber Discuss Downtown Parking with Selectmen

Williams College and the Chamber of Commerce believe they have solutions in place to avoid a repeat of last summer's parking woes on Spring Street, and they're asking downtown merchants to be part of the answer. In 2015, parking inventory in the Village Business District was squeezed by construction vehicles related to the college's renovation of the Log pub on Spring Street.

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Hoosac Valley Students Raise Structure For Aggie Fair

This year's Adams Agricultural Fair will have a more suitable structure for welcoming fairgoers to Bowe Field thanks to Blair Mahar's timber framing class. Mahar said the introductory class at Hoosac Valley High School just finished its third year and the students designed and built the post-and-beam structure.

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Williams College Starts Science Center Expansion

Be prepared for some noise this summer as Williams College begins another round of construction. Site work has already started this week on the next phase of a multiyear project to expand the Unified Science Center. The science center project will be completed in 2020 at an estimated cost of $204 million.

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Taconic High Project Site Work Starts Monday

On Monday, the Taconic High School property will start to look like a construction site. Superintendent Jason McCandless said workers from Maxymillian will begin the site work for the new high school Monday. Maxymillian won one of three early contracts put out by the city to get the $120.8 million new school. "We have a construction trailer at Taconic and their work is going to start on Monday," McCandless said.

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Williams Shares Plans for Future Construction

"One of the college's goals is we do not build anything unless it's net zero energy." — Rita Coppola-Wallace

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Colegrove Park School Coming Together

"And this will probably be the fanciest gymnasium in Western Mass I think." — Dorrie Brooks

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Berkshire Meadows Celebrates Construction Of New Home

"The staff has been great over the years. This has become Kevin's home." — Gerald Ierardi

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Park Street Reconstruction Will Be Completed In Spring

"It's nice to be able to walk down the sidewalk and see the lines nice and clean so I am pleased with what I have seen." — David Loring

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Hotel on North Construction Third Complete

​"All the imperfections in the building, we're embracing." — Laura Tierney

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Downtown Pittsfield Construction Wraps Up For Year

"They were being mindful to keep one of the parks open at all times." — Laurie Mick

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Roadwork Projects Pop Up in Williamstown

The reorientation is meant to increase safety at the intersection and was prompted by a fatal accident at the junction late this summer.

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