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Looking to a new jail

March 9, 2011

    It's only a matter of time before a new Adams County Jail will have to be built, since the current one is almost 31 years old and can hold only 60 inmates.
    At Tuesday's session of the county council, a discussion about building a new jail was held, with council president Randy Colclasure saying one idea that's been propounded is for a 250-bed jail.

NA board to be elected

March 9, 2011

    The long and drawn out saga surrounding how members of the North Adams school board are seated may finally be over. Board members voted on Tuesday evening to accept a citizens' petition that calls for board members to be elected, effectively replacing the school district's 40-year method of filling board seats by appointment.
    Barring an 11th-hour remonstrance from citizens who prefer to retain the appointment method of filling seats, board members will be elected, on a staggered basis, beginning in 2012.

Litwiller interim label is dropped

March 9, 2011

    Scott Litwiller will no longer be the acting superintendent of South Adams Schools.
    At their meeting on Tuesday, school board members (except for Steve Dobler, who was absent) unanimously approved Litwiller for a four-year contract as superintendent, effective July 1, 2011.

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