Taconic High School

 Work is already underway for the new Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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City and state officials recently celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new high school in Pittsfield. Planning for the school extended through three mayoral administrations.

Work is already underway for the new Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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City and state officials celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new high school in Pittsfield Friday.

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City and state officials are celebrating the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new high school in Pittsfield Friday afternoon.

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The mayoral candidates in Pittsfield met for another primetime debate at Berkshire Community College last night. November’s winner will serve the city’s first four-year mayoral term.

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The Massachusetts School Building Authority approved $74 million for the construction of a new Taconic High School in Pittsfield at its monthly meeting Wednesday. The project has been 10 years in the making.

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The Massachusetts School Building Authority approved $74.2 million for a new Taconic High School in Pittsfield during its monthly meeting in Boston Wednesday.  

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The Massachusetts School Building Authority is scheduled to vote on funding for a new Taconic High School in Pittsfield during its monthly meeting in Boston Wednesday.  The meeting begins at 10 a.m.

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The Pittsfield City Council unanimously approved borrowing nearly $121 million for the construction of a new high school Tuesday night. Those in the standing-room only crowd cheered, applauded and released balloons when the 11 yes votes came in.

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The Pittsfield City Council unanimously approved borrowing nearly $121 million for the construction of a new high school Tuesday night. Those in the standing-room only crowd cheered, applauded and released balloons when the 11 yes votes came in.

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Tuesday night will mark one of the most anticipated votes for the Pittsfield City Council in recent years. The 11-member body is tasked with deciding whether or not the city will borrow nearly $121 million for the construction of a new high school.

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As Pittsfield approaches the groundbreaking of an innovation center and the expected approval of a new high school, Mayor Dan Bianchi says the city’s finances are strong.

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After a series of meetings, Pittsfield’s School Building Needs Commission has unanimously approved a $121 million plan for a new Taconic High School.

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The students at Taconic High School in Pittsfield now have a new partner in the business world and it’s just five miles away from their classrooms.

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Members of the Pittsfield City Council and the public recently had a chance to hear plans for a new high school.

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On Wednesday, the Massachusetts School Building Authority board unanimously approved the concept of a new vocational high school in Pittsfield, Mass. The project now enters the design phase.

GoFundMe.com: Save Shakespeare At Taconic

Facing a funding cut, parents and students from a Pittsfield high school are in the midst of a fundraising campaign in hopes of maintaining their presence at an annual theater festival.

Taconic HS and BCC Showcase High-Tech Partnership

Oct 2, 2013
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A western Massachusetts high school is showing off its new high-tech manufacturing equipment.