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Clarksburg Applying for Housing Rehabilitation Grant Funds

The Select Board on Wednesday voted to sign on to a Community Development Block Grant application with the towns of Lee and Lenox for housing rehabilitation. The application is due on March 6.

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HVAC Bids Come in High for Adams Memorial School

Town officials are suffering from sticker shock after bids for a new HVAC system at the Memorial Building came in well over estimates.

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Cheshire Gets Block Grant Update From Berkshire Regional Planning

One aspect of the federal CDBG program is aimed at helping low to moderate income households rehabilitate their properties.

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Ashland Street Improvements Next Big Project in North Adams

The street's seen significant improvements over the past decade with public/private investment such as building renovations, the Clark Biscuit residential project and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' new facilities building.

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Adams Nears End of Parking Lot Project

Community Development Director Donna Cesan gave the update during a public hearing held during Wednesday's Board of Selectmen meeting.

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Adams Selectmen Approve Russell Field Project

This project has been in the hopper for some time and for at least the past five years, the Parks Commission has steadily had it on its priority agenda.

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Adams Seeks Funds For Russell Field Renovation

Town officials will hold a public hearing next week to go over possible projects to contain in the annual CDBG application and, this year, the Community Development Office will propose including the long-discussed Russell Field renovation project.

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Cheshire Receives Housing Grant

Selectwoman Carol Francesconi read a letter from the state Tuesday that notified the town that has received $998,000 that will be split proportionally between Cheshire and New Marlborough.

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Spitzer Center, Armory Work to Begin This Summer

The city is using Community Development Block Grant funding for fiscal 2017 to do the first phase of improvements at the senior center and the last phase, No. 12 to be exact, on the Armory on Ashland Street.

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North Adams Community Projects Ramping Up This Summer

Several projects will be happening this summer in the city, including Phase 2 of the improvements planned for Noel Field Athletic Complex.

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Adams Receives Visitors Center Parking Lot Bids

The bids were opened Thursday and C&A Construction Co. Inc. came in with the lowest bid of $518,000 and DelSignore Blacktop Paving came in with the highest base bid of $761,632.56.

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Pittsfield's Capitol Marquee Bids Come In High, Council Still Supportive

The bids to repair the Capitol Theatre marquee are higher than anticipated. But, the City Council feels it is worth it. "In my opinion, the marquee is a jewel," said Ward 7 City Councilor Anthony Simonelli.

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