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North Adams Fire Department Reels in $625K in Grant Funding

The grant was recently announced by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's office. Meranti said the other departments had to confirm their commitment to participating in the matching grant process before it was assured.

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Cheshire Receives Housing Grant

Selectwoman Carol Francesconi read a letter from the state Tuesday that notified the town that has received $998,000 that will be split proportionally between Cheshire and New Marlborough.

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Pittsfield's Riverway Project Awarded $75K NEA Grant

The award was announced Wednesday by NEA Chairman Jane Chu. It is one of 60 awards totaling $4.1 million for projects across the nation.

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Greylock Shows Neal Results of Grant for Underserved Clients

In October, a man walked into Greylock Federal Credit Union with little cash in his account and little credit. He also didn't have heat.

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Pittsfield Finance Director: Grant Has Curbed Firefighter Overtime

The hiring of eight new firefighters through a safer grant is helping curb overtime. For years the overtime budgets for both the Police Department and the Fire Department have been underfunded, leaving a deficit that needs to be made up at the close of the fiscal year every year. This year, however, the city won a federal grant to bring on eight new firefighters and with that, overtime had dropped dramatically.

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