News Archive


News articles from 2016 and before



Incoming rail and architecture museum puts North Adams on track for tourism boost (12/15/16)

Local brew gets its due at Berktoberfest in Pittsfield (10/1/16)

Tanglewood earns top honor at 1Berkshire’s Celebrate the Berkshires Trendsetter Awards: City of North Adams, Berkshire Family YMCA among others awarded¬†(9/16/16)

Harriman-and-West Airport ready for takeoff in economic tailwind (8/21/16)

Lever Inc. showcases startups with Berkshire County connections (8/15/16)

Arts, vision are keys to Northern Berkshire’s economic strength¬†(7/16/16)

Redwood owners get TIF deal for investment (6/15/16)

Redwood Hotel project to expand after North Adams Planning Board approves new wing (5/10/16)

Bright Ideas Brewing at Mass MoCA creates microbrews for thirsty locals (4/23/16)

North Adams City Council OKs tax incentive deal with Greylock Mill owners (4/14/16)

North Adams City Council to weigh revised tax incentive plan for Greylock Mill project (4/11/16)

State of the City: North Adams mayor touts planned investments, acknowledges challenges (3/10/16)

Mark Taylor: Latest North Adams vision is of a living work of art (3/8/16)

North Adams Redevelopment Authority on board with model train museum (2/11/16)

Mass MoCA visionary Krens announces plans to revitalize Heritage State Park (12/5/15)




North Adams Planners Asking for Clarity in Motel Plans (12/19/16)

Vacant North Adams Lot Being Transformed Into UNO Park (11/17/16)

Redwood Motel Project Lays Groundwork for Bridge, Trails (11/15/16)

North Adams Arts Commission Endorses BCRC Grant Pursuit (10/31/16)

Alcombright Hopes to Share Trendsetter Award With Community (9/27/16)

Trendsetter Winners Named at Celebrate the Berkshires Event (9/16/16)

More Redwood Project Details Divulged to North Adams Planners (9/13/16)

North Adams Council Tosses Parking Ordinance (8/23/16)

North County Economic Forum Looks at Opportunities (7/18/16)

State Development Program OKs Incentives for State Road Projects (6/22/16)

Attorney General Healey Tours Greylock Mill Project (6/18/16)

North Adams Council Approves Tax Incentive for Motel Project (6/15/16)

Redwood Motel Developers Get OK for New Plans (5/10/16)

North Adams Sells Former Sewage Plant Land to Redwood Developers (4/14/16)

North Adams Council Approves Tax Agreement for Greylock Works (4/12/16)

Alcombright’s Annual Address: Growth Critical to North Adams’ Future¬†(3/8/16)

North Adams Model Railroad Museum Heads for Phase 2 (2/10/16)

North Adams Conservation Commission OK’s Initial Phase of Redwood Redo¬†(1/12/16)

North Adams, Hilltowns Sign Community Compacts (12/18/15)

Conceptual Plans Unveiled for Heritage State Park Model Railroad Museum (12/5/15)

Former Governors, Krens to Unveil Heritage Park, Mohawk Theater Plans (12/3/15)

Redwood Motel Developers Expand To Blackinton Mill And Beyond (10/29/16)

Redevelopment Plans Released for North Adams Motel (9/9/15)




North Adams Marks its Place on the Appalachian Trail (7/28/16)

North Adams Council Supports Cultural Designation (7/28/16)

Mass. AG Tours North Adams Mill Project (6/22/16)

Alcombright On The State Of North Adams (6/20/16)

Bright Ideas Brewing In North Adams, MA Grand Opening On 6/19 (6/16/16)

North Adams Seeks Cultural District Designation (5/4/16)

Group Redeveloping North Adams Mill Hosts New Year’s Eve Party¬†(12/31/15)

New Museums Seen As Transformative For Northern Berkshires (12/7/15)

Former Governors And MASS MoCA Visionary Announce New Museums (12/5/15)

North Adams Mayor Alcombright Sees Promise In Next Two Years (11/23/15)

North Adams Unveils New Branding Design (10/29/15)

Motel Project Part Of A Flurry Of Proposals In North Adams (10/29/15)

The City of North Adams created this video of Mayor Alcombright talking about the Arts and Culture in North Adams – featuring our new brand in the background!

A special mention of exciting developments in North Adams from The Architect’s Newspaper: Jean Nouvel may master plan downtown of North Adams, Massachusetts¬†(11/8/16)

On Track: Master museum builder has big plans for North Adams (7/29/16)