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Housing Proposed for Notre Dame Property in North Adams

The City Council will be asked on Tuesday to approve the sale of the church and unattached school for $10,000 to developer Moresi & Associates. David Moresi is proposing to immediately secure both 19th-century structures and begin work on the school building by 2022.

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Pittsfield Fire Station Sparks Little Interest

The city has released requests for proposals on multiple occasions, the first one being in 2013 as well as subsequent ones in January 2014, March 2017, and in May 2017.

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North Adams Putting Properties Back Out to Bid

Notre Dame Church and School and Western Gateway Heritage State Park will be among other properties the city will be trying to sell off over the next year.

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Adams Suspends Memorial Building Request for Proposals

Director of Community Development Donna Cesan said the town has decided to terminate the proposal process for the Memorial Building redevelopment with the hopes of reissuing the RFP again in September.

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Pittsfield Soliciting Interest in Long Vacant Morningside Fire Station

The final request for proposals for the development of the century-old Morningside fire station has been released.

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Pittsfield Preparing Morningside Fire Station RFP

The City Council on Tuesday heard from Paula Messena during public comment who said she and her partner Scott Graves were interested in developing the long vacant fire station.

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North Adams Has Buyers for Old Schools, Vermont Land

The council on Tuesday night will be asked to approve the sale three city properties Johnson School, Sullivan School and undeveloped land in Vermont for prices below their assessed values.

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Adams Looking To Unload Town-Owned Properties

The rapidly deteriorating property at 20 East St. has been empty since the Youth Center Inc. moved its operation to the former Cheshire School that was closed as part of the district's consolidation in 2017.

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Pittsfield to Release Morningside Fire Station RFP Again

The one property the councilors focused on was the decrepit Morningside firehouse located on 231 Tyler St. The 1906 building has been out of service since 1970.

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North Adams Council Puts Johnson School on 'For Sale' List

The 125-year-old building is currently occupied by Berkshire County Head Start, which is planning to move to the United Cerebral Palsy building on Curran Highway.

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Adams Selectmen Discuss Offloading Community Center

The Community Center on East Street needs an estimated $1 million renovations and may end up demolished.

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North Adams Airport Preparing Restaurant RFP

Administrative Officer Michael Canales asked the commissioners last week to begin considering what restrictions and requirements they would like to place in the request for proposals.

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North Adams City Council Approves Potential Sale of Mohawk

The approval came with a caveat: Any bid documents should contain the language "shall maintain the historic integrity of the marquee in perpetuity."

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North Adams City Council Delays Vote on Mohawk Theater

Several councilors expressed concern that the council and city would lose control over aspects of the landmark theater based on the language in the request for proposals and that there were too many unanswered questions.

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Bernard Will Seek Proposals for Historic Mohawk Theater

Mayor Thomas Bernard, the third mayor to deal with the city-owned property, has decided the public sector has taken it as far as it can go: Next week he'll ask the City Council to declare the theater as excess municipal property and put out a request for proposals.

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