North Adams School Project Will Go to...

North Adams School Project Will Go to Ballot

There are 25 comments on the IBerkshires story from Mar 13, 2013, titled North Adams School Project Will Go to Ballot. In it, IBerkshires reports that:

The City Council tried to sidestep a vote Tuesday on rescinding authorization for bonding on the $30 million school project, leading to a hasty entrance by City Solicitor John DeRosa who'd been watching the deliberations on television.

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Locals

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#24 Mar 14, 2013
Edward wrote:
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You should have heard the spiels given when they were gathering signatures! They were all given the talking points memo to follow when seeking people to sign the petition.
My experience with a couple of them has permanently damaged my opinion of a few folks I used to think were respectable members of the community.
cronecandy

North Adams, MA

#25 Mar 23, 2013
Math wrote:
<quoted text>Your math skills demonstrate exactly why something dramatic needs to be done to improve the schools, including better facilities.
And your reasoning skills do as well. FYI new buildings do not specifically equate to improved academics. Brayton is in a new building and it didn't make a bit of difference.
Locals

North Adams, MA

#26 Mar 23, 2013
cronecandy wrote:
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And your reasoning skills do as well. FYI new buildings do not specifically equate to improved academics. Brayton is in a new building and it didn't make a bit of difference.
Decrepit buildings suck resources that can better be spent on students.
chbpod

Narragansett, RI

#27 Mar 23, 2013
Locals wrote:
<quoted text>Decrepit buildings suck resources that can better be spent on students.
you have three decrepit buildings-- one will be repaired with state fudning-- if you don't do that all three will have to be repaired off the tax base

Since: Aug 12

United States

#28 Mar 24, 2013
Spot on, Clark.

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