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Pittsfield Gets $880K Grant For Site 9 Redevelopment

Pittsfield has received $880,000 in Site Readiness Program funding from the state's Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development for the redevelopment of Site 9 at the William Stanley Business Park.

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PEDA Further Approves Cultivation Facility Project

One year ago, PEDA voted to support the project and authorize the program director to sign the option-to-purchase agreement.

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PEDA Says Goodbye to Executive Director Thurston

The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority met Wednesday morning, remotely, accepted the executive director's resignation, and appointed Pittsfield's Business Development Manager Michael Coakley as the interim manager.

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PEDA Director Thurston Stepping Down in April

Corydon "Cory" Thurston last week announced his retirement as executive director of the development agency he's lead for nine years.

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Innovation Center on Schedule For January Opening

The center's Executive Director Ben Sosne gave a brief update to the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority last week and said board should expect a grand opening in the first half of January.

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Marijuana Cultivators Eye William Stanley Business Park

After a brief executive session Tuesday, the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority voted to support Berkshire Kind's intent to purchase land in the business park and erect a 20,000 square foot grow facility.

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PEDA to Create Site-Readiness Report On Park's Largest Parcel

In other business, the Berkshire Innovation Center is on pace for an October opening. The research and development center broke ground in September and now has a new executive director on board in Ben Sosne.

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