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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Hoosic River Revival Gets $500K to Begin South Branch Work
"Judy has gone from enthusiastic to flat-out fired up and we cannot be more pleased with her efforts and all the efforts of those here today." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Route 2 Drainage Project Won't Change Flooding at Spruces
"It was in response to concerns of people who live on that side of the road about flooding coming down Luce Road." — Timothy Kaiser

North Adams Closes Beaver Street Over Mudslide Fears
Several hundred yards of the street, Route 8, have been sectioned off just south of the Clarksburg town line and traffic is being detoured.   1 Comment

Williamstown Resident Raises Concerns About Cole Avenue Site
"Don't put people of limited means back in harm's way. This alone makes the risk too high." — Kevin Kennefick

Williamstown, MassDOT Talk Flooding & Road Work
"We're talking about 30 minutes [of rain] and knee-deep water. We're talking about our safety." — Chanda Shin

'Spruces Roof Group' Winding Down
"Given our mission and purpose and goals, is our work finished or do we need to continue to meet as a group?" — Jane Allen

Williamstown Selectmen Presses for Main Street Flooding Fix
"Our house was forced to act as a dam for Main Street. On Sept. 2, water reached the foundation of our house." — Chanda Shin

Williamstown Panel Green-Lights Weston Field Renovation
"We have a $20 million project to fix the athletic fields, and 20 yards away we have the root cause of the problem not being addressed." — Dr. Eric White

Williamstown Officials Assess Flooding Damage
"It picked up riprap stones that weigh 3- or 4,000 pounds and moved them like marbles." — Timothy Kaiser

Williamstown Eyeing Flooding Issue, Railbed Erosion
"But we've tried to impress upon them the horror of a train derailed into the river." — Town Manager Peter Fohlin

Williamstown Conservation Panel Repeats Support of 'Timeout'
"By taking no action, we don't send a clear message." — Sarah Gardner

Army Corps Rejects Spruces' Request for Flood Project
"To date, however, no federal funds have been provided to this office that would allow us to initiate such a study." — Thomas J. Hodson

Residents Divided Over Future of Spruces Mobile Home Park
"Sometimes, you have to stop and think, logically, and realize the Spruces was a great place, but it's never going to be that again." — Carol Zingarelli   1 Comment

Stamford Ice Dam Threatened Homes
"It looked like a big pond on the northwest side of Route 100 there." — Thomas Houghtaling

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