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Cheshire Selectmen Fill Highway Position Despite Speed Bumps

The board engaged in an hour of discussion when resident Gary Trudeau raised the possibility that the members might have inadvertently violated the state law again when interviewing candidates for the operator position.

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Cheshire Hires New Highway Superintendent

Board of Selectmen hired Robert Navin on Tuesday night as the new Highway Department superintendent after a two-month process.

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Adams Looking to Fill Long-Vacant DPW Director Post

The personnel subcommittee of the Board of Selectmen is recommending a job description to a full meeting of the board on Wednesday. Once approved, the conversation can turn to advertising.

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Cheshire Highway Superintendent Resigning

Blair Crane informed the Board of Selectmen by letter that he plans to resign effective Aug. 2.

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Pittsfield's Commissioner of Public Services Retiring

Commissioner of Public Services David Turocy is retiring after a 30 year career on the roads. Turocy joined the city in 2015 as commissioner of public services, filling a job that had been created four years earlier but never filled. He came to Pittsfield after serving 11 years as commissioner in Newton. In 2017 his role expanded to take on the role of commissioner of public utilities as well.

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Adams to Purchase Two New DPW Trucks

Tim Cota, representing the DPW, explained the department's garage and equipment $84,000 capital budget and said a new plow truck is needed to replace one of the two plow trucks currently down.

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North Adams Public Services Settling Into New Location

The move has apparently led some residents to think they have to travel to Hodges Cross Road to do business. But nothing has changed, said officials, and any payments (such as for water bills or cemetery lots) can be made directly to the treasurer in City Hall.

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North Adams City Council Tours New DPW Facility

Mayor Richard Alcombright told the councilors and councilors-elect during the walk-through of the overhauled former anodizing plant that the space has been "transformed"

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