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Work Begins on Capitol Theatre Marquee in Pittsfield

Restoration of the Capitol Theater marquee has begun. Larochelle Construction Co. Inc. has started the preliminary work on the historic marquee. The front entrance is roped off and the structure is being shored up and exterior parts are being removed to be sent out for refurbishment. The structural work will happen shortly after that.

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Cheshire to Fix Historic Fountain

What now holds flowers once used to provide water to horses, people and even dogs. The town hopes to restore to its original function.

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Local Historian Preserving Cheshire's Past

In celebration of the bicenquasquigenary of Cheshire, Emery had planned to put together a postcard collection and while picking through his own collection he found something curious: The Basset Brook Bridge to Adams.

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Williamstown Artist Creates Replica of Roman Sculpture Panel

Sanders said he was working with Yeshiva on tasks like colorizing images of the arch, and in the course of that work proposed a three-dimensional replica of the panel. Once the museum said yes, he knew right where to turn: Neathawk, who owns Neathawk Designs on North Hoosac Street. After working up estimated and crunching the numbers, she agreed.

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Pittsfield City Council Supports Capitol Marquee Restoration

The City Council is supportive of efforts to restore the historic Capitol marquee outside of the senior center. The structure of the 1928 marquee is structurally failing and Barry Architects have estimated a $142,030 cost to fully restore it. The city is considering allocating $50,000 from federal Community Development Block Grant funds and funding the rest through the capital budget.

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Pittsfield Looking to Restore Capitol Marquee

The city is looking at spending some $150,000 to restore the historic Capitol marquee outside of the senior center. Barry Architects did an assessment of the structure and determined there are significant repairs needed.

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