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Pittsfield City Council Puts Verizon Cell Tower Litigation to Rest

The City Council has put the possibility of litigation against Verizon over the cell tower at 877 South St. to rest. On Tuesday, the panel voted to file a petition that requested $84,000 of city funds to hire legal counsel against the telecommunications company.

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Pittsfield Health Board Rescinds Verizon Cease & Desist Order

Chair Bobbie Orsi said litigation is not the solution right now. Instead, the panel will pursue collaborative discussions to address the issue.

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Verizon Asks U.S. Court for Judgment Against Pittsfield Health Board

The City Council was to take up a request from the Board of Health on Tuesday for $84,000 to hire legal counsel against the telecommunications company but this was sidelined when the council was informed of the lawsuit.

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North Adams Mayor Files Suit Against Planners Over Pot-Growing Permit

The decision sparked protests from neighbors outside the zone and Mayor Jennifer Macksey told the City Council a week later that she had put the matter into the hands of city solicitor KP Law.

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Q&A: Williamstown's Ansari Says Voices Raised Up in Wake of Lawsuit

As the anniversary of the lawsuit arrives on Thursday, iBerkshires.com asked three people at the center of those discussions to share their thoughts about the lawsuit's impact and the current state of the town.

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Q&A: Williamstown's Patton Says Last Year Raised Awareness of Differences

As the anniversary of the lawsuit arrives on Thursday, iBerkshires.com asked three people at the center of those discussions to share their thoughts about the lawsuit's impact and the current state of the town.

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Q&A: Williamstown's Ziemba Acknowledges Mistakes, Tries to Move Forward

As the anniversary of the lawsuit arrives on Thursday, iBerkshires.com asked three people at the center of those discussions to share their thoughts about the lawsuit's impact and the current state of the town.

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Williamstown Police Sergeant Counters Town's Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit

Now it is up to U.S. Magistrate Judge Katherine Robertson to decide whether there are grounds to proceed with a large piece of the suit filed by Scott McGowan.

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Williamstown Select Board Criticized for Inaction on Town Manager, Police Chief

The Select Board continues to draw fire from its constituents about its handling of the town manager and police chief in light of a federal lawsuit naming both, along with the town, as defendants.

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Pittsfield Mayor's Husband Files Lawsuit Against Election Rival

Clairmont, an accountant, filed the suit earlier this month claiming that former City Councilor and mayoral candidate Mazzeo defamed him and should compensate him for damaging his reputation.

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Williamstown DIRE Committee Focuses on Police Procedure, Town's Response to Suit

The conversation included DIRE Committee members' dissatisfaction with that response and a more general discussion of police practices in the town of 7,700.

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Williamstown Select Board Issues Statement on Police Lawsuit

McGowan's suit, which also identifies Town Manager Jason Hoch, Chief Kyle Johnson's supervisor, as a defendant, makes a claims of discrimination and retaliation against a whistle-blower.

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Williamstown Police Sergeant's Lawsuit Alleges Racism, Sexual Harassment

A lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday by a Williamstown Police sergeant paints a picture of a department plagued by racism and gender discrimination.