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Lt. Gov. Polito Delivers $425K For Habitat For Humanity Condo Project

Eight years ago Berkshire Gas donated a parcel of land on Deming Street to Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity. The non-profit worked with White Engineering to design a condominium project featuring three buildings, with two units in each.

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Central Berkshire Habitat Honors Volunteerism at Annual Meeting

To understand what Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity means for Bonnie Hayden, one must understand where she was when she first got involved. "We came from a big mess," Hayden said.

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Northern Berkshire Habitat Presents Keys to Latest Homeowner

On Sunday, Kelly Bordeau and her daughter Danni, 11, took possession of a three-bedroom house, becoming Rice's neighbor and the final owner in the cluster of Habitat houses built or renovated on West Shaft Road.

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Williamstown Housing Trust Approves Habitat for Humanity Proposal

The trust voted, 7-0, to authorize a purchase-and-sales agreement with Northern Berkshire Habitat for Humanity, the only respondent to the request for proposal the trustees issued on lots it purchased on Summer Street and at the corner of Cole Avenue and Maple Street.

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Williamstown Housing Trust Puts Questions to Habitat for Humanity

The board of the town's Affordable Housing Trust on Wednesday gathered information from the lone respondent to a request for proposals to develop housing on two parcels owned by the trust.

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Habitat for Humanity Asks to Develop Williamstown-Owned Parcels

The Affordable Housing Trust last week received one response for its request for proposals to develop a couple of building lots. But at its Wednesday meeting, the trust's board held off on committing to the respondent.

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Habitat For Humanity Kicks Off Expanded Women Build

Norma Delsonno's five children had never built a snowman. The family lived in apartment buildings with little for yards and neighborhood kids would likely knock it over anyway. This winter thought, she was approved to become a homeowner through Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity. When a snowstorm hit shortly after she and her husband drove the children up to a vacant lot on Clarendon Street where next winter she'll move into her new home.

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Habitat for Humanity ReStore Celebrating Earth Day by Holding DIY Contest

Participants should register for the Do-it-Yourself contest at ReStore, 399 Hubbard Ave., by March 25 to get their project materials and chance to win the grand prize, a $100 certificate to the ReStore.

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Drury Comedy Troupe Hosts Murder-Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

"Trouble at the Tropicabana," a spoof of the classic "I Love Lucy" series with movie moguls, kingpins, slapstick, music and dancing is being produced by the Drury Stage Company Comedic Arts Service Troupe to raise money for Habitat for Humanity.

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Central Berkshire Habitat Dedicates 37th Home

It was five years ago when Sheerece Adams started working with a financial coach, Steve Wentworth. The years following included tough times, times when Adams wanted to quit, times when Adams was near tears. But a few years later, the checklist was much shorter. Then it was a focus on getting rid of old debt and putting in the 400 hours of sweat equity with Habitat for Humanity.

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United Way, Habitat For Humanity Launch Free Tax Prep Program

It's coming up on tax time, a chance to catch up on bills, build a savings, or make investments. And there are community groups just waiting to help people with the filing. The Berkshire United Way and the Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity have put together a pool of volunteers to help individuals and families file income tax with the IRS securely and for free through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

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Berkshires Beat: Habitat Seeks Decorated Trees for Holiday Walk Showcase

Members of the community, schools, churches, local businesses and community organizations are invited to purchase miniature artificial trees for $7 each to decorate and contribute to the showcase and raffle or for personal use.

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Williamstown Housing Trust Looking at Options for Residential Lots

The board of the town's Affordable Housing Trust last week discussed its options for developing a pair of residential building lots it acquired in spring 2015. The trust purchased the properties on Summer Street and Cole Avenue with the intention of developing each into owner-occupied subsidized housing.

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