The Adams town administrator search is being conducted by Community Paradigm Associates, the same firm that is leading the search for Tabakin’s successor in Great Barrington. Paradigm principal Bernie Lynch did not immediately return a message seeking comment.
According to the selectmen, the committee’s charge will be to “oversee several town-sponsored events and programs honoring Du Bois,” including: the Du Bois Day Celebration; the annual Du Bois Festival (from Martin Luther King Day through Feb. 23); banner installations; collaboration with UMass Amherst and local educational institutions and arts, historical and community organizations; and more.
California, New York, and Washington immediately announced the formation of the State Climate Alliance, which was soon joined by Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Oregon, and Hawaii, Virginia, Minnesota, Delaware and Colorado.
During construction, the Bridge Street bridge in Great Barrington will be limited to one lane of alternating traffic. Accommodations for pedestrians will be in place. Completion of the project is anticipated to be in the spring of 2017.