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Pittsfield Board Weighs Historic Demolitions

Three more antiquated residential properties in the city will soon be demolished, along with a well-known business that thrived throughout most of the 20th century. Having reviewed hundreds of such demolition requests on aging buildings over the past decade, the Historical Commission is ready to revise the ordinance language under which it performs its primary function.

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City Cab Owner's Demise Causes Delay in Planning Board Hearing

"I worry that if we go ahead with this we will be told we did the wrong thing. That's my concern." — Chairman Michael Leary

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Committee Approves Changes To North Adams Zoning Ordinances

“The city was built out in a very tight manner, and everyone walked to work so they didn’t have cars and they didn’t need the space we have these days.” — William Meranti

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North Adams Council Refers Zoning Ordinance to Solicitor

"Probably 75 percent of the lots today are nonconforming. As it stands now, you need city permission to rebuild your house." — Wayne Wilkinson

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North Adams Residents Asked for Patience as DPW Clears Snow

"The last week and a half, two weeks have been very taxing on our crews and on our equipment." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

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North Adams Panel Recommends Public Art Committee

"These murals that are awesome, at some point or the other, will not be so awesome, and there needs to be someone who will figure it out." — Erica Manville

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North Adams Council Mulls Speed Limit at Mobile Home Park

"They just speed by and you tell them to slow down and they use a few choice words." — Sandra Overlock

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North Adams Considering Creation of Local Historic Districts

"It fits very nicely with what the work the city is already doing in terms of auditing our historic buildings." — Benjamin Lamb

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North Adams Council Divides on Taxi Licenses

"What I want to do is have an opportunity to sit down with the committee, with the owner, and talk about some of these concerns." — Keith Bona

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