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Field Debate Causes Friction on Mount Greylock...

The Mount Greylock School Committee Thursday considered questions that have been raised about a plan to install an artificial turf field at the middle-high school including concerns raised by members of the committee itself. But one committee member and strong advocate for maintaining the... click for more

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Berkshire Business Interns Recognized for Summer...

The Berkshire Business Interns, winnowed from more than 500 applications this past spring, worked in 20 different organizations, businesses and municipalities throughout the county this summer. About two-thirds hail from the Berkshires. click for more

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Miss Hall's School Names Dean of Equity and...

In this new role, Lima Jones will provide direction and leadership for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at Miss Hall's, working closely with students and adults to facilitate a culture of inclusivity on and beyond the MHS campus click for more

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Vt., Mass. Merger Committee Begins Planning Next...

For the committee on Monday night, the goal was to craft a request for proposals for a part-time consultant to work over the next seven months. click for more

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Adams-Cheshire Chooses Three Superintendent...

The superintendent search committee greenlighted Berkshires County residents Beth Choquette, Aaron Dean, and Martin McEvoy for finalist interviews. click for more

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Scientific Evidence Unclear on Risk of Artificial...

Even proponents of the turf will concede the first two points, admitting that "turf burn" abrasions are a real and that synthetic surfaces do get hotter than natural grass. click for more

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Clarksburg Town Meeting OKs Further School Merger...

Of the 78 voters who attended the special town meeting at Clarksburg School, only about a half-dozen voted against further research on the merger. click for more

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Clarksburg Voters to Decide School Merger Option

A special town meeting on Wednesday will determine if the town will continue planning a school district merger with neighboring Stamford, Vt. click for more

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Williams Professor Wins Award Astronomy Research...

The award is given to an individual or individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. click for more

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College Notes: June & July 2019

Among the inductees was Avril Levesque of Adams, class of 2019, who majored in business administration at the Williamantic college.

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Clarksburg Sets Vote for School Merger Proposal

The Select Board on Wednesday afternoon set the date for a special town meeting to vote on the next steps toward a school district merger with Stamford, Vt. The special town meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School.

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Hoosac Valley Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Hoosac Valley High School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

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Drury Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Drury High School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

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McCann Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

McCann Technical High School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year

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Stamford Votes to Continue School Merger Process

Stamford voters on Monday gave the go-ahead to continue down the path toward a potential school district merger with Clarksburg, Mass.

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BCC Announces Spring Semester Dean's List

To be eligible for the list, full-time students must have declared a major; completed a minimum of 12 non-repeated, traditionally graded credit hours during the spring semester; and achieved a 3.250 to 3.749 grade point average for Honors, or a 3.750 to 4.000 grade point average for High Honors.

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UNICO Awards Scholarships to Berkshire County...

The Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO National and its Scholarship Committee awarded $14,000 in scholarships to local high school graduates who are continuing their post secondary education.

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Mount Greylock School Building Committee Still...

Tuesday's meeting was the first since April. The main order of business on the brief agenda was an executive session "to discuss strategy with respect to litigation."

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Hoosac Valley Regional Taps Skrocki for Interim...

Al Skrocki, who retired from the district in 2012, has been tapped by the Hoosac Valley Regional School District as its interim superintendent.

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Williams College Promotes Seven Faculty to Full...

They include Quamrul Ashraf, economics; Amy Holzapfel, theater; Sara LaLumia, economics; James Manigault-Bryant, Africana studies; Ngonidzashe Munemo, political science; Jason Josephson Storm, religion; and Amanda Wilcox, classics.

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Stamford Advisory Vote on School Merger Slated...

Stamford voters will be the first to decide whether to pursue a school district merger with Clarksburg, Mass.; Clarksburg is expected to hold its own special town meeting on the matter by late July.

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Three Nursing Students Awarded Fosser Scholarship

Three practical nursing students were awarded the Fay Ellen Fosser Scholarship.

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Miss Hall's School Announces Head's List, Honor...

For Head's List recognition, students must have taken five major, full-credit courses and must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 92, with no single grade below B-plus. For Honor Roll recognition, students must have taken five major, full-credit courses and must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 86, with no single grade below B-minus.

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Mount Greylock Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Students are placed on the honor roll when their quarterly letter grades average a B or better, and when the student receives no grade lower than a B- in all graded classes. The student must be carrying a minimum of four graded courses to be eligible.

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Williamstown's Art Chosen to Fill School Committee...

By a vote of 10-3, Jamie Art was chosen Monday to fill a vacant seat on the Mount Greylock School Committee.

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BArT Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "Honors." Students who earned 90 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "High Honors."

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Q&A: 'Big Sneakers to Fill,' Williamstown Phys Ed...

Sue Kirby found her own ways to get the most out of her pupils over more than four decades as an educator in the Williamstown public schools.

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Six Candidates Emerge for Vacant Mount Greylock...

The Mount Greylock School Committee and select boards from Williamstown and Lanesborough will have at least six candidates to choose from to fill a vacant seat on the School Committee.

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North Adams School Officials Give Superintendent...

The School Committee on Tuesday gave high marks to the superintendent as she completes her third year leading the North Adams Public Schools.

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