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Cumberland Farms Faces Questioning at Community Meeting

The discussions that started at 5:30 went well past the 7 p.m. mark as company representatives were peppered with questions about traffic and the site plan.

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Adams Selectmen Want to Find Compromise With Cumberland Farms

At the end of Wednesday night's meeting, Chairman John Duval said the board supports the Commercial Street development because it will represent new growth.

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Cumberland Farms Withdraws Adams Application

The company was supposed to make a final pitch before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday but instead asked to withdraw its plans without prejudice, which would allow it to resubmit them at a later date. The ZBA approved.

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Cumberland Farms Expects Spring Construction in North Adams

The project was awarded relief from the city's sign ordinance on Monday night and is expected to go before the City Council in October for approval of its underground fuel storage tanks. The company also plans to speak with the Traffic Commission about install a proposed crosswalk on Ashland Street near the Blackinton Street intersection.

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Adams Zoning Board Grants Final Cumberland Farms Continuance

A fed-up Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously voted Tuesday to hold a final hearing with Cumberland Farms on Oct. 2 even though the gas station asked for a Dec. 11 extension.

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North Adams Planners OK Cumberland Farms Plans

The approval paves the way for the city to finalize the purchase-and-sales agreement with Cumberland Farms for the one-acre parcel that was the City Yard for more than a century.

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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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Cumberland Farms Hearing Continued Until After Community Meeting

For the second time this summer, the convenience store chain has requested a continuation of its public hearing on its proposal to build a new gas station on Commercial Street. The hearing has been rescheduled to Sept. 11.

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Cumberland Farms Hearing Continued

The Zoning Board of Appeals voted to continue Cumberland Farmsí public hearing to the next meeting. "We have received correspondence from Cumberland Farms from their attorney asking that we continue the public hearing scheduled tonight," Chairman Peter West said Tuesday. "They have asked to be continued."

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Adams Traffic Commission Approves Cumberland Farms Plan

The Traffic Commission had no real concern with the proposed Cumberland Farms on Commercial Street and gave the project its blessing.

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Cumberland Farms to Consider Adams Site Concerns

At the end of a two-hour meeting Thursday night, Cumberland Farms representative Thomas Reidy thanked the board and the dozens of residents for airing their concerns about the proposed 95 Commercial St. gas station and asked for the opportunity to go back to the drawing board.

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Adams ZBA Reschedules Cumberland Farms Hearing

The Zoning Board of Appeals continued their public hearing with Cumberland Farms to next month but still heard from some concerned residents. After receiving a letter from Cumberland Farms asking to reschedule their public hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals voted Monday to move the hearing to June 7 and used the rest of the meeting to answer some questions from the near 20 residents that attended the meeting.

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Cumberland Farms Seeks to Build on Commercial Street

The proposed development will utilize three parcels: 5 Elm St. and 89 and 95 Commercial St. Cumberland Farms intends to remove the service center as well as two two-story buildings on the parcels.

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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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Renovated Cumberland Farms Opens in Pittsfield

The newly renovated and expanded Cumberland Farms on First Street opened Wednesday morning. The company has been renovating all of its stores, many in Berkshire County, and First Street is just the latest to see the transformation. The project massively expanded the former store with the purchase and demolition of the Sanborn property, a former electrical supply company, on Adam Street.

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