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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Adams Board May Hire Lawyer for Complicated Housing Cases
"It seems as though lately our defendants are getting more and more combative and cases are getting a little more complicated." — Scott Koczela

Williamstown Senior Housing Project Awaits Funds, Plans to Break Ground
"Our plan is to use interim financing and bridge financing to start before we close on the permanent financing." - Elton Ogden

Pittsfield Lakefront Property Being Developed on Churchill Street
The first lot is currently listed on the market for about $400,000; lots 2,3 and 4 are listed at just short $500,000 while lot 5 is listed for $1 million.

Dalton, Adams, Richmond, Great Barrington Seek Housing Grant
"We fully expect there will be some other communities that will carry this out." — Nathanial Karns   1 Comment

North Adams Housing Agency Awaits Report On Energy Contractor
"And at this point we have a little bit of a situation with them where they're not performing in year one." — Chris Tremblay

Pittsfield Developers Unveil Notre Dame School Renovations
"We did our best to keep the historical integrity." — Craig Barnum   1 Comment

Williamstown Residents Share Thoughts About Water Street Lot
"Different people want different kinds of housing." — Connie Kruger

Pittsfield Landlord Facing Discrimination Charges
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development filed charges against Laura Hazen for allegedly refusing to have an apartment inspected for lead so a child under the age of 6could live in the rental unit.   4 Comments

Williamstown Development Subject of 'Listening Session'
"The college probably has a stronger stake than we do." — Jennifer Civello

Once Blighted Properties in Adams Find New Life
"We are definitely making progress with blight." — Scott Koczela

Habitat For Humanity Seeking Applicants, Volunteers For Next House
"There's so many people who deserve a home." — board President Paul Austin

Letters: Things for Lowry Opponents to Think About
Many of the homes near the land we are talking about once sat on farmland.   1 Comment

Happy Endings for Tenants of Condemned Adams Motel
"They needed someone to come in and say 'no. There is better and we're going.'" — Lauren Bolio   6 Comments

Pittsfield Board OKs Turning Former Notre Dame School Into Apartments
"We are proposing to do 11 total units. We'll have nine one-bedroom and two two-bedroom units." — Robert McIntosh

Williamstown Planning Board Reassesses 2002 Master Plan
"Our economic strength has to be in the area of people coming to Williamstown because it's where they want to live." — Pat Dunlavey

Housing Report Will Inform Williamstown's Planning
"I don't doubt there will be time for public conversation. If nothing else, there will be a permit process." — trust Chairman Stanley Parese   2 Comments

Court Grants Receivership For Dug-Out Motel
"We got what we were looking for with the receivership so we're heading in the right direction right now." — Scott Koczela

Attorney General Touts Foreclosure Initiatives At Chamber Breakfast
"I know the economy hits tough out here and it takes longer to recover... We wanted to have someone on the ground out here in North Adams and in Berkshire County." — Martha Coakley

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