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Not So Easy Rider

If you happened to be driving down Hubbard Avenue or Williams Street in Pittsfield on Friday night at about 10:00 or so, and you saw a bright red scooter being driven very slowly by a guy that looked like he didn’t belong on anything with two wheels and a motor, it was likely me.
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Southwick, MAthewestfieldnews.com

Resident says Carvana is ‘not good’ for Southwick

SOUTHWICK- Residents expressed concerns this week about a proposed Carvana facility during the June 8 Planning Board hearing. This was the second hearing for the project proposed on the current Griffin Land Trust on College Highway and Tannery Road. The Planning Board is awaiting an updated plan from Carvana that takes into account input from the Department of Public Works.
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Watch Local Man and His Rottweiler Take a Cruise

If you see a motorcycle cruising by with a Rottweiller chilling in the sidecar you might do a doubletake, but don't worry it's just Zack and Dexter. Warm weather has hit The Berkshires and motorcycles are out in full effect. Riders all over the county are taking advantage of the sunny days, but one Berkshire County man and his dog Dexter take cruising on the bike to another level.
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Daily Voice

Teen Trio Nabbed Breaking Into Vehicles In Western Mass, Police Say

Three Western Mass teens were arrested for allegedly breaking into a parked vehicle and then fleeing in stolen cars. The incident took place around 1 a.m., Tuesday, June 8, when Ludlow Police officers responded to the area of Walnut and Oak streets for a report of a motor vehicle break-in and vandalism, said Ludlow Police Chief Daniel Valadas.
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Southwick neighbors object as Carvana plans 66-acre used car distribution center for farm on College Highway

SOUTHWICK — Mobile app-based used car retailer Carvana wants to build a 66-acre distribution and processing center in what’s now a tobacco field off College Highway. It would be a facility big enough for 8,200 cars and big enough to generate 2,600 vehicle trips a day including 90 trips by car carriers, according to transcripts of past Planning Board hearings The builders seek a special use permit to allow the distribution center in an industrial zone.
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Weekly Cruise Night returns to downtown Springfield (photos)

SPRINGFIELD — James Langone brings his all-original 1967 Corvette Stingray to a lot of car shows. But he never misses Monday’s Cruise Night downtown. “It’s a nice venue,” said Langone, of Springfield, who purchased his car new in 1967. “There’s a lot of things you can walk to,” including MGM Springfield, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and Pizzeria Uno.
Los Angeles, CAbostonstar.com

Feature: Chinese train manufacturer CRRC unveils new subway cars in U.S.

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese train manufacturer CRRC on Tuesday unveiled its new subway cars to be delivered to Los Angeles, California for testing. Built in China by the CRRC, the pilot cars have arrived in its assembly factory in Springfield, Massachusetts for initial testing, and will be sent to Los Angeles for further testing before being put into use.
Hadley, MADaily Hampshire Gazette

Hadley planners approves electric vehicle charging stations

HADLEY — A company that installs charging stations for electric vehicles nationwide intends to put one in the Stop & Shop parking lot at Campus Plaza. The Planning Board on Tuesday waived site plan review for the twin charging station that will be placed at the 440 Russell St. site by EVgo, a company headquartered in Los Angeles that works with both developers and municipal governments.
Southwick, MAthewestfieldnews.com

Planning Board discusses proposed Carvana facility

SOUTHWICK- The Planning Board conducted a hearing May 25 to discuss the recently announced plan to bring a Carvana vehicle processing facility to Southwick. Robert Levesque of R. Levesque Associates Inc. represented Carvana at the meeting. He presented the plan to the Planning Board and town officials in attendance. He reiterated to the board and the public that the proposed Carvana facility at 771 College Highway would not be a retail facility, meaning that additional traffic being brought to the area would be limited mainly to Carvana employees.