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North Adams Public Safety Committee Advises Parking on Ashland

The Public Safety Committee voted to recommend metered parking on the east side of Ashland Street during a brief meeting on Tuesday.

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Resolution Endorsing Gun Range Goes to North Adams City Council

The draft resolution strongly urges the administration to work with the permitted users of the range to find a solution to the liability and insurance issues that prompted the decision to close the facility effective Jan. 1, 2019.

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North Adams Gun Range Raises Concerns on Noise, Security

The Public Safety Committee had heard from range users and neighbors at a meeting two months ago about issues with security, the range's condition and possible improvements as well as concerns about excessive noise, litter and possible lead contamination.

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Pittsfield Council Debates Police Oversight, or Advisory, Committee

The City Council agrees with having a citizen's committee to peer into the Police Department. But, it is more a matter of whose terms. That's how City Council President phrased it in the final hours of Tuesday night, as the City Council spent a lengthy amount of time on a petition from resident Craig Gaetani to establish a police oversight committee. The councilors hadn't really disagreed with the principles of such a committee, but rather, whether it should be a new committee created under t

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Pittsfield Councilors: The City Can't Afford Police Walking Beats

More than 600 residents believe the police should implement walking beats. But the City Council says it can't afford to pay for them right now.

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