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Cheshire Still Has No Answers On Greylock Road Status

Town Clerk Christine Emerson told the Selectmen on Tuesday that even after going back as far as the 1920s in the town's records, she could find no information on whether or not Greylock Road is a town road.

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Cheshire Unsure If It Owns Ramshackle Greylock Road

Town officials are not sure what to do with the neglected Greylock Road. Highway Superintendent Blair Crane told the Selectmen on Tuesday that he recently had been asked if the town will maintain the road and asked the board for some guidance.

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Pittsfield Council Upset With Faded Street Lines & Crosswalks

The City Council is upset that just weeks before school starts and the city's crosswalks have not been repainted. And they won't be done this year. Ward 4 Councilor Christopher Connell filed a petition asking for a schedule for line painting this year after noticing areas throughout the city where the paint has worn and the crosswalks are faded. His concern is that the city could be incurring liability should there be an accident or a pedestrian gets run down when trying to cross the road.

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Cheshire Cemetery Commission May Lower Weekend Fees

The Cemetery Commission may lower its new weekend $500 burial fee and find a compromise price by request of the Selectmen, who felt it too steep.

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Pittsfield, State Trying To Find Way to Make East Street Repairs

The city is still trying to secure funding to renovate the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and East Street. But, it could take a while. The city had previously sought to fund it with a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration for an array of improvements there tying into the development of the William Stanley Business Park. That federal officials responded saying the grant had asked to pull out some items, such as bringing fiberwire to the park. The city responded

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Clarksburg Looking to Adopt 'Complete Streets' Policy

Clarksburg is seeking to adopt a "Complete Streets" policy that would guide its future road construction and open up state grant funding. The state Department of Transportation has been pursuing the concept of Complete Streets, which envision ways to accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists along with motor vehicles. The guidelines encompass sidewalks, crossings, bike lanes, signage, striping and intersections.

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Williamstown Selectmen Discuss Parking Woes on South Street

"I was jogging one day, and I took my life in my hands to go down South Street to Gale Road." — Elizabeth McGowan

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Pittsfield to Plow Roads in Disputed Subdivision Project

"We lost a lot of leverage when the credit was issued." — David Turocy

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