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Ice Jam Overflows Route 8 in Cheshire

The flooding over South Street came without warning on the heavily used north/south connector. Selectwoman Carol Francesconi said she'd been told one motorist had crossed the bridge immediately north of Lanesborough and had seen the wave of water and ice in his rearview mirror.

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Church Seeks Help Making Kits to Aid Hurricane Victims

The New Hope United Methodist Church is assembling "flood buckets," a 5-gallon bucket of items that people whose homes have been ravaged by flooding can use to aid their cleanup efforts.

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North Adams Plans Emergency Fix of Collapsed Flood Chute Panel

The concrete panel in the 70-year-old chute fell into the river recently, exposing the banking along the foundation of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Specialty Minerals Approved to Restore Protective Berm for Farmland

Specialty Minerals Inc. will build a permanent water control system to stop flooding on a piece of property owned by Broadlawn Farm. The Conservation Commission approved a Notice of Intent from Specialty Minerals on Thursday to correct flooding issues caused by a past project that for years has affected Tim Ziemba's property on the east side of Route 8, along the Hoosic River.

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