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Mount Greylock School Building Committee Still Wrapping Up

Tuesday's meeting was the first since April. The main order of business on the brief agenda was an executive session "to discuss strategy with respect to litigation."

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Pittsfield School Building Needs Starts Convo On Next Steps

Superintendent Jason McCandless believes Conte, Morningside, and Crosby should be linchpins to deciding what will be the next school capital project. Conte and Morningside both have 1970s-style open plan classrooms, an outdated style of education McCandless said has a number of drawbacks. Those two also have had little for capital projects in the last 40 or so years with Conte receiving a renovation in 1974 and Morningside the following year.

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Pittsfield Councilor Reignites School Buildings Discussion

City Council President John Krol is pushing for the consolidation of the city's two high schools to be a top talking point in the upcoming election. Krol, who has said he is not seeking re-election, is pushing for the School Building Needs Commission to began looking at what to do with the city's school buildings. He also is glad to hear that school administrators are starting to take a closer look at the elementary schools.

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Mount Greylock School Building Committee Decides on Plan for Permitting Fees

At issue was $154,426 in fees that the district accumulated for the town building department's inspections throughout the life of the $64 million addition/renovation project.

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