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Williams Science Center Project in Front of Zoning Board

The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday evening will continue a hearing to consider Williams College's new science center. The college and its consultants were before the board on Jan. 21 to discuss topics ranging from stormwater management to light pollution to the height of the new, 170,000-square-foot science center.

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Cheshire Selectmen Concerned Over Dog Waste & Strippers

"If you go there and look on the lefthand side, there must be 60 bags, so I don't know if really helps out a lot." — Peter LeFebvre

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North Adams Planners OK Events at Greylock Mill, New Zoning Ordinance

"Once it's a legal use you cannot go back to an illegal use." — Wayne Wilkinson

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Williamstown Economic Development Committee Meets with Planning Board

"We've got a lot of green grass in Williamstown. We love our green grass in Williamstown." — Chris Winters

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North Adams Council Reviews Zoning Change for Non-Conforming Lots

"We're the only community that does not have this ordinance in place, excepting Hancock, which has no zoning." — Councilor Wayne Wilkinson

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Williamstown Planning Board Encourages Waubeeka Hotel Proposal

"I'm going to hang on as long as I can. How long can I do it for? I don't know. I don't know how long I can last." — Michael Deep

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Cheshire Planning Board Hopes to Resurrect Master Plan Efforts

"It's a first step because it is going to take a long time." — Dan Speth

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Lanesborough Considering Fowl Bylaws To Solve Neighbor Complaints

"We looked at it from a couple different angles." — Paul Sieloff

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Committee Approves Changes To North Adams Zoning Ordinances

ďThe city was built out in a very tight manner, and everyone walked to work so they didnít have cars and they didnít need the space we have these days.Ē — William Meranti

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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

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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

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North Adams Planners Approve Shared Artisan Space

"We hope that its location on Main Street will help bring vibrancy to downtown." — Kate Barber

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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