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Pittsfield Asking State to Release Funds for Columbus Ave. Garage Rebuild

Plans to replace the crumbling Columbus Avenue garage are "shovel" ready but the state still hasn't released more than $6 million earmarked for it. The top level of the garage has been closed since August 2014 when city officials at the time determined the concrete beams were pulling away from the supporting structure. The move reduced parking spots in the structure by 156. Earlier that year the state earmarked $6 million in a transportation bond bill and now city officials are pushing for th

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North Adams to Ticket Parking Scofflaws in Greylock Valley

Residents of Greylock Valley Apartments are being put on notice that their cars will be ticketed if they're not parked in the appropriate spots. Williams Schrade of the North Adams Housing Authority formally asked the Traffic Commission on Monday for help with policing drivers who were parking on the green space between the street and sidewalk in the housing project.

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Williams Outlines Solution to Parking Issue During Construction

Williams College and its contractor believe they have a solution to the problem of workers parking in a downtown parking lot during construction projects. The practice frustrated downtown merchants during last summer's renovation of the college's Spring Street tavern. A looming five-year project to build a new science center near the village business district has raised serious concerns among business owners.

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Williamstown Honors Retiring Town Manager With Podium

"Think of it this way. It isn't for you. It's for everyone else." — Chairwoman Jane Patton

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Williamstown Board Asked to Restrict Parking on Lee Terrace

"We're concerned about having to avoid a [motor vehicle] accident and instead hitting a child on the street." — Howard Carter

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Williamstown Town Meeting OKs Parking, Signage

"When you engage in community service, you get to be a part of that which holds us together." — Stanley Parese

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Lenox Officials Dismayed by Parking Vote, Move Ahead on Solar

"I think we didn't do a good enough job of selling it." — Chairman Channing Gibson

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Lenox Passes Budget, Rejects Parking Changes

"There is truly a problem with parking in Lenox, but paving over green space in a residential neighborhood is a poor solution." — Jay Baver

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Downtown Pittsfield Highlights Successes, Looks to Future

"Our entire region is only as strong as the city of Pittsfield." — Kate McGuire

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Parking Changes Spur Heated Discussion in Lenox

"I think it's going to take a village to change this." — Doris Barsauskas

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Lenox Planners Debate Specificity of New Parking Regs

"One thousand would make it so everyone in the district that we're proposing would be exempt." — Town Planner Gwen Miller

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Pittsfield Councilors Split on Increasing Parking Fines

"Before we implement the parking plan, we are hitting people with more fines, I am not in favor of that." — Councilor Jonathan Lothrop

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Hotel On North Paves Way For More Pittsfield Parking

The re-zoning proposal marks the third round of approvals secured from the board associated with the renovation of the historic Besse Clark department store building.

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North Adams Implements Higher Parking Fines

A parking ticket for overstaying your welcome at an expired meter has doubled from $5 what it's been for years to $10.

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Parking Plan Presented For Downtown Pittsfield

"Everybody wants to be in the same place." — Ralph De Nisco

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