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Pittsfield Finance OKs TIF, GE Funds for Solar Masonry Company

A company that combines solar panels with masonry blocks to make urban renewable energy is being welcomed to the city with subsidized taxes and economic development funding.

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Pittsfield City Council Approves Economic Funds for New Brewery

The City Council last week approved a $140,000 allocation of the city's economic development funds for a new brewery in the Onota building on North Street.

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Pittsfield Board OKs Brewery for $140K in Economic Development Funds

The name speaks to a challenging time when the couple was inspired to make their own craft brews on a hot plate after their gas was shut off. The venue will be a "microbrewery" that is characterized by producing 15,000 barrels or less per year.

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Pittsfield Panel Rejects GE Fund Salary Requirements

Chairman Nicholas Caccamo said the petition's language was not sorted out well enough, so the committee voted on it as a concept that will be sent back to the City Council with a negative recommendation.

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Pittsfield Council OKs $960K for Infrastructure Benefiting Bousquet

These funds will go toward the extension of water and sewer lines along Dan Fox Drive, connecting the lines immediately to Bousquet Mountain. Though Bousquet is an immediate part of the equation, these improvements will make the area capable of handling future growth and is purposed to promote the "much needed" development.

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Pittsfield Community Development Board OKs $960K for Bousquet

The Community Development Board unanimously approved a $960,000 allocation of Pittsfield Economic Development Funds for infrastructure improvements on Dan Fox Drive.

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Tyer's Home Improvement Initiative Endorsed by Council Subcommittee

The panel voted unanimously Wednesday to approve using $500,000 from the General Electric Pittsfield Economic Development Fund for the residential exterior home improvement loan program.