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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Williamstown Planning Board Looking at Subdivision Rules
"Another group of people I've found is older, long-term Williamstown people who are 'tired of those landscape bills.'" — Ann McCallum

Clarksburg Motorcycle Club Disputing Zoning Order
"I have no problem with your club. I have an issue with the zoning that has to be resolved." — Selectman William Schrade

North Adams Planners Approve Shared Artisan Space
"We hope that its location on Main Street will help bring vibrancy to downtown." — Kate Barber

Cheshire Water Protection Bylaws Saved; Bridge Being Closed
"If they want to come, let them come. If they don't, it is their loss." — Carol Francesconi

BRPC: Inclusionary Zoning Helps Towns Increase Affordable Housing
"We're trying to figure out how to get more affordable housing into our communities." — Brian Domina

Cheshire Water Protection Bylaws May Lapse Over Missing Info
"It went to the attorney general's office and the office refused it and put it on hold it has been on hold since 2007." — Charlie Howard

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.

Cheshire Town Meeting Approves Budget, Bylaws; Talks Dollar General
"We have an opportunity to stand up and say there is no need for another one of those stuffed in our community." — Jonathan Tremblay

Cheshire Selectmen Preparing for Dollar General Questions
"I don't want to stifle discussion, but on the same token, my job is to run an efficient meeting." — Town Moderator Edward St. John IV

Pittsfield ZBA Postpones Permits For Poultry, Porch & Poster
"I would be willing to screen it. I'd be willing to put a privacy fence or whatever is needed." — Pauline Zervas

Williamstown Planners Discuss Changes to Development Rules
"I'm not sure what we want for Williamstown is a rich and very much aging ghetto." — Donald Dubendorf

Adams 'Open Forum' Focuses on Communication
"It seems as though we're all working individually in our own vacuums and not coordinating the way we should." — Planner Sandra Moderski

New Marijuana Dispensary Applicant Eyes Pittsfield Site
"I've heard through various discussions that there's an impression we may only get one license, countywide even." — Cornelius J. Hoss

Controversy Grows Over Pittsfield Food Truck Ordinance
"I think I've received more emails on this matter in the last week than I have on any item in many many years." — Councilor Jonathan Lothrop

Pittsfield Panel Advances Zoning Change for Self-Storage
"This proposal does not allow for a million little huts on West Housatonic Street." — Councilor Jonathan Lothrop

Adams Selectmen Discuss Solar Bylaw, Procedure
"We would have to work hard to get the bylaw up and running in this community." — Seletman Joseph Nowak

Adams Selectmen Concerned by Unruliness at ZBA Meeting
"The people who fight the project have every right to fight the project. But don't make it personal." — Jonathan Butler

Letters: Solar Development Law Needs Clarification
I'm a big believer in sustainable and renewable energy sources and thus a pretty big supporter of wind and solar they just make sense.

Former Pittsfield Church Eyed For Day Care
"The intent is to get the building up and running." — Steve Barry

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