Adams, Economic Officials Explain 40R Housing Bylaw
But Tuesday's more than two-hour meeting explaining step by step the statute, the definitions, and how a Smart Growth Overlay District would work seemed to temper some of the controversy.
North Adams Installs Sister City Signs Recognizing Tremosine
The two communities have been in the Sister City program since 2005, when the late Dr. John Moresi and Ed Morandi led the first of what would become an annual trip to scenic Northern Italy.
House Bill Would Restrict Commercial Logging in Massachusetts
The bill is expected to draw opposition from companies that rely on state forests as a source of timber.
Williamstown Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident
A Shaftsbury State Police say that Rosasco was traveling with another motorcyclist north on Route 100 when he failed to make a left hand turn in the road. His motorcycle stayed to the right, hitting a guard rail, throwing Rosasco off the bike.
Williamstown ZBA Continues Hearing On Sporting Goods Store
iBerkshires.com reports the Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday decided to continue until October an application for a special permit to operate a sporting goods store at 742 North Hoosac Road.
Berkshire Delegation Approves $1.5 Billion Education Funding
The bill is penciled in for a Senate vote Oct. 3, with a House vote expected "shortly thereafter," Lewis said.
Six Stressful Situations Your Grandparents Never Had to Deal With
Is life really more stressful than it used to be? Sure, older generations had to deal with things like global wars and polio
Brien Center Awarded $360K
The grants will fund new and intensive services at Taconic High School in Pittsfield and Drury High School in North Adams – schools that already work closely with the Brien Center's youth programs. The schools are not identified because their students have riskier behaviors. Schools iden…
Magistrate, Attorney Cites Positive Changes at Sweet Brook
The Berkshire Eagle reports staff morale has improved significantly since a temporary management company arrived at Sweet Brook Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in August, an attorney for the facility told an administrative magistrate Tuesday.
'Voices for Recovery' Event Set for Saturday in North Adams
Stigma, Cross said, has the ability to hinder a person's recovery efforts.
Adams Residents Can Hear About Proposed Smart Growth Overlay
By adopting a Smart Growth Overlay District, the town of Adams hopes to position itself to access state incentive payments, maintain a consistent high level of design quality for such projects, and emerge as a premier place to live, work and play in the Berkshires.
LEED Certification Submitted For Mt Greylock School Project
iBerkshires.com reports Thursday, the School Committee sat as the School Building Committee — a designation it took on this summer, along with a few members of the former School Building Committee, as the $64 million addition/renovation project moves into the closeout phase.
Distillers See Opportunity For Spirits In The Berkshires
The distillery operations are part of the long-term vision for the former Greylock mill, a sprawling 240,000 square-foot complex being redeveloped by New York developers and designers Karla Rothstein and Salvatore Perry.