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North Adams Committee Recommending Hikes for Transfer Station

The scale rate would increase from $116.44 to $126.59 that, added with the sticker price of $60, would raise the average family's cost to dispose of waste by $32.81 per year. The administration recommended bag prices be raised 25 cents to $1.25 for small bags and $2.50 for large ones.

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Adams Reviews Transfer Station Operations

Town Administrator Jay Green went over some projected numbers and explained that even with anticipated revenues, the town will be looking at deficit between $59,666 and $76,306 at the end of the fiscal year.

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Williamstown Looking at Hike in Transfer Station Sticker Prices

Hoch gave the board a broad strokes preview of the budget he will present to the town's Finance Committee. While there was good news on several fronts, the transfer station is a sour note.

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Adams Selectmen Get Transfer Station Update

Before moving on, the Selectmen discussed what day during the week the transfer station would be open during summer. Ultimately the board agreed on Thursday but noted this could change if it does not work out this coming summer.

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Cheshire Selectmen Question Transfer Station Hours

The Selectmen on Tuesday questioned the Board of Health on its reasoning for the 40 percent reduction that has drawn multiple complaints from residents.

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North Adams Committee Advises No Rate Changes at Transfer Station

The administration proposal had been for a flat sticker price of $60 a year for everyone; eliminate temporary and half-year stickers in favor of a single user-fee; and adjust the hours of operation. The flat rate would translate to a reduction of $12,725 in revenue for next year.

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Board Of Health Can Not Yet Inspect Curtis Paper

The town began the process of taking the property last year from MJD Real Estate, which owes more than $450,000 in property taxes.

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Adams Transfer Station to Open in November

Tony Mazzucco, a new club member, outlined the extended services the town plans to add to the East Road Recycling Center and said it will make the center more equitable and sustainable.

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