Councilors voted unanimously to send a request from Councilors Jason LaForest and Marie T. Harpin to test the viability of the repainted art to the General Government Committee with the amendment it would formulate questions for the city solicitor.
Councilors Marie T. Harpin and Jason Laforest are asking that the council order that pillars under the Veterans Memorial Bridge be tested to determine if the artwork that was painted over nearly three years ago can be restored.
A Department of Public Works employee was treated and released from the hospital Sunday morning after his snow plow went off the road and down an embankment in South Williamstown, police said Sunday afternoon.
Blue tarps had become a permanent part of the decor at the public safety building over the years. The aged structure's leaky roof has posed a danger to first responders and their very expensive equipment.
State Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa, 1st Hampshire District, sees the potential for the Bay State to follow the Canadian province's groundbreaking example in 1962 of being the first to provide single-payer health care to its citizens.
The Finance Committee took a tour of the building on Tuesday afternoon to get a better sense of the condition of the J. Stanley Sullivan Elementary School as the City Council has been weighing an offer on the property made more than two months ago.
Mitchell Keil served his country from 2006 to 2010 in the Marine Corps. A graduate of Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton, he was sent to basic training at the famed Parris Island in North Carolina.
The Planning Board last week heard from several residents who want it to prohibit outdoor production of marijuana in the language of an updated bylaw the board intends to send to May's annual town meeting.
Barrett stopped by the panel's twice-monthly meeting to give an update on a variety of legislative issues, and he said transportation generally is perhaps the No. 1 area where the state action can benefit the Berkshires.
The proposed five-year dual stream contract with the DEP and WM Recycle America would designate the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility as the city's recycling processing facility as it has done for the past two decades.
The Selectmen had asked Treasurer/Tax Collector Kelly Rice for a general health check of the town's collection progress at a meeting earlier this month and were pleased to hear her say on Wednesday that the numbers are generally positive.
The National Weather Service's Albany, N.Y., has issued the advisory beginning Wednesday at 10 p.m. through Thursday at 7 p.m. Snowfall across much of Vermont could reach 3 to 5 inches with more expected in the higher elevations, along with gusty winds.