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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
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

North Adams ZBA Rejects Property Division, Approves Museum Parking Change
"To me, it would be crowded and would not go along with the neighborhood." — Tondra Lescarbeau

Pittsfield Council Finalizes Marijuana Zoning
"I hope we're doing the right thing, making it accessible to everyone but keeping it out of areas it shouldn't be in." — Melissa Mazzeo

Pittsfield Panel Readies Medical Marijuana Zoning
"I think we did a good job of making sure this was all inclusive, and in line with state regulations ... ." — David Hathaway

BRPC Advocates For Local Control In Medical Marijuana
"It is allowed by right. But you can put restrictions on the distance from churches and schools." — Rene Wood

Williamstown Moves Date of Town Election
The town election now will be held Tuesday, April 30, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Williamstown Elementary School.

Lanesborough OKs Bylaw For Aerial Adventure Parks
"We will need about four months to build." — Gerhard Komenda

Medical Marijuana Law Leaves BRPC With Unanswered Questions
"We don't exactly know and I think the regulations will help clarify that." — Tom Matuszko

Lanesborough OKs Budget Transfers, Zoning, Police Cruiser
"I find it very disturbing that the Board of Selectmen would negotiate a contract with money they don't have." — Peter Gallant

Lanesborough Sets Special Town Meeting, Thanks Administrator
"In my 30 years, I was surprised with the amount of things going on. Don't let anybody call you a sleepy town." — Joseph Kellogg

Lanesborough Planners Mull Aerial Park Permits
"They wanted it to be a special permit process." — Joseph Kellogg

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