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After Williamstown's town meeting, several issues, including allowing mobile homes, could return next year
Town leaders reflect on the biggest votes of this year and what may come up next year, including housing issues and dog leashing.
Craig Barnum, who just bought the Marble Block building in Great Barrington, says he's not pushing the tenants out
A seasoned developer will have to renovate the building at some point, but Craig Barnum says he's not rushing it, and that he'll work to keep future rents reasonable.
A lengthy public hearing on Monday resulted in a win for a plan to put nine market-rate apartments at the former Adams Community Center.
This episode explores city-wide efforts to prevent or reduce the damaging effects of extreme temperatures and weather events on people, property, and nature.
For a city-wide and generational perspective, host Julie B. Adler and guests Julia Murphy, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of San Antonio, Texas and Alyson Haynes, an intern in the Office of Sustainability speak about the past, present, and future of environmental initiatives for energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, green infrastructure, air quality and maintaining local food sources.
Nearly five years after a fire ripped apart an Appleton Avenue home, demolition crews landed the final blow to the property.
Looking to provide affordable housing options and attract younger residents, officials are trying to make it easy to have a “tiny house” in town either alone on a slice of land or in a backyard.
In the wake of this week's storm, which dumped 2 feet of snow over the most of the Berkshires, tenants and landlords are staring at snow covered parking lots. State laws leave clearing snowy parking lots at rental properties in a grey area.
Great Barrington is considering a series of zoning changes to make housing projects more attractive for developers
Proposed zoning changes also would allow three houses on one lot instead of just two, for instance.
Pittsfield is chipping away at its list of blighted properties. Here are the next 5 houses set for demolition
The list of burned out and blighted properties in Pittsfield will grow a little shorter in the coming weeks as two turn of the century homes come down. City officials already know which properties will come down next — two homes on Vivian Avenue and a Von Nida Avenue home neighbors think of as a "monster house."
At its core, the Berkshires' housing woes present an important inflection point for county residents and leaders, as this crisis presents an opportunity to decide what we want the county's future to be.