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Adams Parks Commission Sets Fall Season Field Uses

The Parks Commission on Monday took care of most of the fall requests for field usage. Four separate groups were represented and although a few issues cropped up, all requests were approved.

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Mount Greylock Committee Hears Concerns About Turf Field Plan

The Mount Greylock School Committee last week declined to slow plans for installing an artificial turf field at the middle-high school.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Advances Turf Field Plan

By a vote of 6-0, the committee authorized expenditures not to exceed $158,000 for design documents and permitting services to begin an estimated $1.7 million project to install a multi-purpose turf field to the west of the school.

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Adams Selectmen Approve Russell Field Project

This project has been in the hopper for some time and for at least the past five years, the Parks Commission has steadily had it on its priority agenda.

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Adams Seeks Funds For Russell Field Renovation

Town officials will hold a public hearing next week to go over possible projects to contain in the annual CDBG application and, this year, the Community Development Office will propose including the long-discussed Russell Field renovation project.

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Lakewood Park Basketball Court Dedicated in Pittsfield

Lori Gazzillo Kiely, senior vice president of Berkshire Bank and foundation director, said the bank had been looking for a project it could partner with the city on for its volunteer "Xtraordinary Day of Service" in June.

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Adams to Address Safety Concerns at Russell Field

With the Russell Field Renovation Project delayed at least another season, the Parks Commission agreed to put efforts into resolving a few safety issues at the park — specifically with the softball field.

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Mount Greylock Board Creates Oversight Panels for Next Phases

The board had determined to move in that direction at last month's meeting but had held off on approving the $173,600 required for architects Perkins Eastman in Boston to develop planning documents and permitting for the building.

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Berkshire Community College Breaks Ground for Turf Field Project

The Friday night lights will shine a bit brighter in the county. Berkshire Community College celebrated the groundbreaking of a new turf field sports complex on its campus. In just six weeks, the county will have a top-notch sports facilities for youth football, soccer, lacrosse, and more. "This is a community asset, not a Berkshire Community College asset. This field is about bringing together families, athletes, future athletes, and kids just trying out sports to come up here and play o

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Pittsfield CPA Committee Recommends Funding For 11 Projects

The Community Preservation Committee is recommendation just about all applicants for the first year's distribution receive some level of funding. The committee agreed on Monday to recommend a total of $320,000 from the fund be distributed to 11 different projects. The City Council will be asked to provide the final approval to the committee's recommendation before any funds can be distributed.

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Pittsfield Hoping To Bring Softball Back To The Complex This Summer

The city is currently looking for somebody to run a softball league at the complex on East Street. Last summer, with proper notice, the lessee of the city-owned park backed out of the lease in the final year. The building, which served as a concession stand, and the fields have fallen into poor condition.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Weighs Field Improvements, Parking Lot

The committee agreed with its School Building Committee that a renovated parking lot should be kept in the project if contingency fees are available, and Greenfield architectural firm Jones-Whitsett presented options to redo the athletic fields at the school.

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