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Williamstown Switches Walden Street to Two-Way Traffic

The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved a project to clear up town-owned hiking trails and cleared the way for restoration of two-way traffic on a downtown street. The street in question is Walden Street, which runs to the west of Spring Street. The town has discussed a change from the current one-way traffic pattern for months as part of a broader traffic change that may eventually include extending the road through to South Street.

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Police: Inexperienced Tractor-Trailer Drivers Cause Bottlenecks at Roundabout

Police Chief Richard Tarsa says the recent tractor-trailer incidents at the under-construction roundabout were caused by inexperienced drivers. Resident Jeffrey Lefebvre brought up concerns to the Selectmen on Wednesday about the roundabout project and the numerous truck incidents that have occurred over the past few weeks.

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Pittsfield OKs Borrowing $2M for Woodlawn Intersection Projects

Mayor Linda Tyer is "confident" the city will win a grant to improve the intersections on each side of Woodlawn Avenue. The City Council approved an authorization to borrow just over $2 million for to renovate the intersections of Woolawn and East and Woodlawn and Tyler Streets.

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Pittsfield Councilor Re-files Petition To Ban Trucks On Peck's Road

"The truck ban was never approved on the state level." — Councilor Anthony Simonelli

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Adams Roundabout Project On Track

"Things are moving nicely ... but as with any construction project it's impossible to predict everything." — Tony Mazzucco

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Cheshire Town Meeting Will See Petition on Expanding Board

"Do what you want, the people over there will make the decision for you." — Paul Astorino

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Cheshire Selectmen Read Review of Dollar General Traffic Study

"We just send it to Mass Highway and they can do with it what they want." — Carol Francesconi

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Selectmen May Seek Peer Review of Dollar General Traffic Study

"I have never made a decision of this importance with so little information, and I am not going to change my mind." — Carol Francesconi

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