The city of North Adams has made the decision to cancel all annual summer events through Labor Day. This includes the Concerts at Windsor Lake series, Movies Under the Stars at Colegrove Park, the Eagle Street Beach Party, Downtown Celebration, and the Motorama Car Show.
The town is thinking about how it might be able to close Spring Street and allow restaurateurs to take over the pavement if and when the commonwealth issues guidance to allow outdoor table service during its phased reopening of the Massachusetts economy.
Pollack was joined by Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday morning at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Maverick Station to talk about the soon-to-be-completed work at the East Boston rapid transit station.
The City Council on Tuesday endorsed a resolution supporting bills in the Legislature that seek to expand voting by mail.
The resolution passed 7-2, with Councilor Robert Moulton Jr. and Wayne Wilkinson voting against.
Hugh Daley asked his colleagues to make such a statement, arguing that the board had an obligation to do what it can to preserve a fund intended to protect local taxpayers against future expenses at the recently renovated and rebuilt school.
"I never intended to stay involved this long, but after you see the love and respect the staff have for the people they serve, it's impossible to leave," he said. "And while it has been hard for me to resign, it's time for me to step down, allow for new leadership, and enjoy my retirement."