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North Adams Will See Rise in Trash Rates

The Public Services Committee is recommending new rates for the transfer station of $133.45 per ton, or $0.0667 per pound. The old rate was $126.59 with an average yearly cost of $469.38; this will now be $491.57.

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In Williamstown, Fewer Town Election Hours, Higher Prices at Transfer Station

The Select Board on Monday set narrower hours for this month's town election and authorized a jump in the cost of disposal at the town's transfer station

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North Adams to Take Up Waste Management Decision Next Month

Waste management Program Director Linda Cernik told the district's commission at its most recent meeting that she is preparing to welcome North Adams into the fold early in the new year.

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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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