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Pittsfield Council Continues Starbucks Proposal Over Curb Cut Concerns / iBerkshires.com

Councilors and others are concerned about the proximity of the entrance and exit to the proposed Starbucks to the entrances to the Hilton Garden Inn and Guido’s.


PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The City Council wants a better solution for the proposed Starbucks curb cut on Route 7.


On Tuesday, the panel continued a request to build the coffee shop and drive-through at 1030 South St. 

Councilors were concerned about the entrance and exit being close to the curb cut for Guido’s Fresh Marketplace and the Hilton Garden Inn. After hearing concerns from abutters, they urged the applicant to

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Political notes: City Council wants hearing on election issues, Raskin’s vegetarian option, Segal’s next delusion

A Maryland ballot dropbox was placed at the University of Maryland at Baltimore Community Engagement Center on West Baltimore Street for the June 2020 primary election. Photo by Hannah Gaskill.

The Baltimore City Council wants to meet with city and state elections officials to probe issues voters faced in casting ballots during the July 19 primary election.

The council advanced on Monday a resolution to invite the city’s elections director, Armstead Jones, as well as leadership at the State Board of Elections, to a meeting to “detail the cause of voting irregularities during the 2022 primary election, potential impacts these

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