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Completion of Dry Cleaner Testing Smooths Way for HOI Closure

The hangup has been the problematic Sun Cleaners property that's taken more than two years now to settle. But with an environmental report finally complete, the Housing Authority anticipates dissolving HOI next month.

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North Adams Dry Cleaner Tests Still to Be Held in March

Executive Director Jennifer Hohn told the authority board members on Monday that the final 111 River St. testings are scheduled and that the organization is preparing to make the final transfer of assets to the city of North Adams.

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EPA Calms City Council's Concerns Over Hill 78, Building 71

The nerves of some city councilors were put at ease Tuesday after a review of the latest monitoring tests at Hill 78 and Building 71. The council raised a stink in October over the toxic waste sites near Allendale School after reviewing the spring data which revealed two wells tested above benchmarks. The council called for increased monitoring and communication with the council.

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More Testing on Tap for Former North Adams Dry Cleaners

The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, which also serves as HOI board, plans to transfer all the HOI assets to the city of North Adams and dissolve the 30-year-old program created to help first-time homeowners.

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