"Think of it this way. It isn't for you. It's for everyone else." — Chairwoman Jane Patton
"We're concerned about having to avoid a [motor vehicle] accident and instead hitting a child on the street." — Howard Carter
"When you engage in community service, you get to be a part of that which holds us together." — Stanley Parese
"I think we didn't do a good enough job of selling it." — Chairman Channing Gibson
"There is truly a problem with parking in Lenox, but paving over green space in a residential neighborhood is a poor solution." — Jay Baver
"Our entire region is only as strong as the city of Pittsfield." — Kate McGuire
"I think it's going to take a village to change this." — Doris Barsauskas
"One thousand would make it so everyone in the district that we're proposing would be exempt." — Town Planner Gwen Miller
"Before we implement the parking plan, we are hitting people with more fines, I am not in favor of that." — Councilor Jonathan Lothrop
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.
A parking ticket for overstaying your welcome at an expired meter has doubled from $5 — what it's been for years — to $10.
"Everybody wants to be in the same place." — Ralph De Nisco
"We can't have it all at once. It needs to be in steps," — City Council President Melissa Mazzeo
"I'll be blunt: The primary reason it was temporary was we didn't think we'd need it after the construction period." — Donald Dubendorf
"It validates a lot of the things we've been hearing the last couple of years." — Mayor Richard Alcombright