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.
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.
A sprinkler system failure has caused a delay to occupancy of the Highland Woods senior housing project.
Berkshire Housing Development Corp. CEO Elton Ogden confirmed on Friday evening that the 40-unit apartment is closed to tenants after a pipe burst on Tuesday while the first batch of residents were in the process of moving in.