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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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North Adams Council Opposition to Sale Leaves Land in Limbo

In a 4-2 vote against referring the request to declare the former Jarisch Paper Box Co. surplus to the General Government Committee, the council left the disposal of the land in limbo for the moment.

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North Adams Council Puts Brakes on Sale of Sullivan School

A locally organized group of businesses and entrepreneurs operating as Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Training and Education Center, or BAMTEC, bid $1 for the 50-year-old building but their proposal says they will be investing $11 million into the building and another $3 million in equipment. The Kemp Avenue property is assessed at $2.1 million.

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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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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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Laurel Ridge Eyes Expansion Onto Town Owned Land in Lanesborough

At least some of the land the town bought more than a decade ago to service seniors could somewhat serve its intended purpose soon. The town had bought around 19 acres of land bordered by Prospect Street and North Main Street in 2007 with the intent to build a new senior center and senior housing units. Berkshire Housing Development headed efforts to craft plans for the senior housing aspect but the recession hit and the federal funds eyed for construction dried up. The property has sat for m

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Cumberland Farms Pushed to Close on North Adams City Yard

During an update at Wednesday's Finance Committee meeting on the status of municipal land under contract, Mayor Thomas Bernard said the convenience store chain was allowed to extend its option one more time.

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