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MassDOT to Resurface Adams' Howland Avenue
Parks Commission Supports Boat Wash Proposal at Onota Lake
Sheffield Resident Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident
Arts & Entertainment
Weekend Outlook For Aug. 11-14
Weekend Outlook: Block Parties, Artwalks, and More
Historic Eagle Street Closing for First Friday Block Party
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Historic Store at Five Corners Reopens in Williamstown
Lanesborough Approves Extension for Cannabis Dispensary
Chipotle Opens in Pittsfield
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
SIGNUPS & TRYOUTS
PRO FOOTBALL PICK'EM
BIG GAME CHALLENGE
Love Fuels Pittsfield Babe Ruth 13s' Run to World Series Semis
Family Affair: Pittsfield Babe Ruth All-Stars Backed by Parents, Wider...
Hillard, Pittsfield 13s Win, Claim Top Seed for Bracket Play
HEALTH & WELLNESS
BERKSHIRE HEALTH SYSTEMS
COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMS - CHP
SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT HEALTH CARE
WALK WITH ME
Local Organizations Unite to Address Food Insecurity, Chronic Illness
SVHC Asks for Community Help Reaching $25 Million Vision 2020 Goal
BERKSHIRE COUNTY YEARBOOK
Mount Greylock Gets Final Tab for School Building Project
BCC Announces 40 under Forty Winners
North Adams Council OKs Easements for Brayton Safe Routes Project
Berkshire Blends Brings Real Fruit Smoothies to North Adams
Long-Empty Firehouse Cafe Reopens in Adams Saturday
Lantern Bar & Grill Closing After More Than Century
REAL ESTATE LISTINGS
HOME & GARDEN
Taconic High School Educational Program
x Impacts of the Bonding
Taconic High School Today
Built in 1969, the aging building suffers from a number of issues.
The Massachusetts School Building Authority has a delineated process for research, funding and construction of public schools. Once a locally...
Working with the MSBA, the project is based on serving 920 students. That accounts for the 750 or so currently attending the school, moving some...
The design features a gymnasium and auditorium that will be smaller than the current ones. The current gym is much bigger than the state's...
The front of the proposed new school is oriented south, opposite the current school, which will allow it to be built while students are still attending...
Shops and common areas would be located on the ground floor. A subcommittee was formed to inventory the current equipment and furniture and as much of...
The clustering feature, which the School Building Needs Commission added back into the plan, is designed to create "academies." The...
The third floor space will mirror the second floor in clustering classrooms. Not all students will be enrolled in vocational programs and others...
Front & Back
The building would be built around security protocols, eliminating the multiple areas of egress and funneling visitors through the main...
The project is built around an educational plan the School Committee approved early in the project. McCandless said the idea is to...
The city was very clear a few years ago that we want two high schools. Superintendent Jason McCandless Should...