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Cheshire Residents Approve All Articles at Special Town Meeting

Voters approved all three articles on the warrant at a special town meeting Tuesday night. All three votes were overwhelmingly in favor but not without some spirited back and forth between the packed community center and town officials.

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Cheshire Highway Foreman Advocates for New Grader

He has asked the board to propose at town meeting buying a grader as opposed to continuing to rent one as they currently do. He has other ideas as well.

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Cheshire Replacing Waterlines on Crest Drive

The town will only be performing the Crest Drive work for now and DeAngelis said Geeleher won't necessarily do the other two roads. Work will include an upgrade to 8-inch ductile iron pipe, hydrant and valve replacement, pipe replacement across Route 8, and other associated road work.

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Cheshire Officials Mull Purchase of Road Grader

The Selectmen come to a consensus Tuesday that they need a grader and Highway Superintendent Blair Crane brought forth a used machine pricing in around $100,000.

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Adams Finance Committee Approves Reserve Fund Transfer

Members of both the select board and the Finance Committee inspected the truck along with the DPW's chief mechanic. Interim Town Administrator Donna Cesan said all agreed the truck was a bargain.

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Adams to Purchase Used Vacuum Truck

The Selectmen approved a reserve fund transfer of $40,000 to purchase a Vactor Vacuum truck. Interim Town Administrator Donna Cesan asked the board to consider the purchase of a used vacuum truck to work alongside the town’s aging truck and help maintain MS4 Stormwater Managment requirements.

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Cheshire to Explore Fixing Pricey Road Grader

Crane asked the selectmen in March if they would consider purchasing a new grader, however, the board took pause because a new grader would likely cost over $325,000.

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North Adams Council OKs New Vehicles for Public Services

The order authorizes the purchase of four Ford F550 heavy duty trucks (the green trucks); two Dodge Ram Tradesman pickup trucks for Public Services and Inspection Services; a Chevrolet Silverado 3500 for the Building Department and Hyundai Sonata Hybrid for Inspection Services.

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