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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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Wahconah Building Project Passes by Narrow Margin

With just more than 51 percent of the vote, the Wahconah Regional High School building project was approved by the voters of the Central Regional Berkshire School District on Saturday.

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Wahconah Regional School Project Goes to Voters Saturday

The voters will have the ultimate say, in the first of what could be a two-stage vote in the member towns. A positive vote on Saturday will commit the district to the new Wahconah, with an estimated local price tag of about $42 million, after the Massachusetts School Building Authority determines its ultimate level of participation.

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Wahconah High Officials Show Deficiencies With Current Building

But look behind the scenes, and the nearly 60-year-old building has issues, issues that Central Berkshire Regional School District officials hope to address with a new high school.

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Adams-Cheshire Backs Out of School Building Program

After a conference call with the Massachusetts School Building Authority on Tuesday, during which representatives from both towns were present, the district agreed to withdraw its consideration for an elementary school project.

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