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New Six Williams College Seniors Win Fellowships to...

The five seniors awarded the Herchel Smith Fellowship are Roxanne Corbeil, Mary Kate Guma, Erin Hanson, Elizabeth Hibbard, and Zachary Ottati. Drew Fishman was awarded the Donovan-Moody Fellowship. click for more

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New Williams College Professor Receives 2019 ACLS...

The highly competitive fellowship supports awardees "for their potential to make an original and significant contribution to knowledge." click for more

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Williams College Geosciences Professor Wins NSF...

The two-year grant totaling $79,585 will support Cohen's research about the co-evolution of life and environments throughout earth's history. click for more

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College Notes: April & May 2019

Grace Ellrodt of Lenox, a junior at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, recently presented the results of her environmental studies capstone project titled "Insulating Window Insert Interventions in Energy Injustice: Incentives, Barriers, & Strategies." click for more

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Pittsfield Councilor Reignites School Buildings...

City Council President John Krol is pushing for the consolidation of the city's two high schools to be a top talking point in the upcoming election. Krol, who has said he is not seeking re-election, is pushing for the School Building Needs Commission to began looking at what to do with the... click for more

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Colegrove Park School Dismissed Early for Hot...

Colegrove Park Elementary School pupils were released early on Thursday after the report of gas smell in the kitchen turned up a different problem in the hot water system. click for more

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BCC's Coordinator of Multicultural Center...

Velez's nomination went on to explain how she has more than 25 years of experience working with cross-cultural initiatives. At Berkshire Community College, she has assumed a leadership role in fostering a welcoming and engaging campus for students from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds... click for more

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Williams College Professor Receives Burkhardt...

Mitchell is the second professor from Williams to win the highly competitive fellowship, which provides "potential leaders in their fields with the resources to pursue long-term, unusually ambitious projects." click for more

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Preschool, Kindergarten Registrations Scheduled...

All students, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness, have equal access to the general education program and the full range of any occupational, vocational programs offered by public school districts. click for more

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Holiday Hours: Patriots Day

Monday, April 15, is Patriots...

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BCC Suspends Nursing Program...

The decision is another blow...

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BCC Suspends Nursing Program...

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Wahconah Building Project Passes by Narrow Margin

With just more than 51 percent of the vote, the Wahconah Regional High School building project was approved by the voters of the Central Regional Berkshire School District on Saturday.

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Adams-Cheshire Presents Superintendent's Award

Cameron Wagoner has been presented the Superintendent's Award for his academic achievements at Hoosac Valley High School.

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Northern Berkshire School Union Offers Business...

Macksey was one of three finalists for the position who were interviewed on Thursday evening. Nine members of the School Committee representing the union's five towns spent nearly 2 1/2 hours interviewing the three candidates and debating their choice, finally voting 7-2 to offer the post to Macksey.

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Clarksburg Elementary School Announces Second...

Clarksburg Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2018-19 school year.

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Wahconah Regional School Project Goes to Voters...

The voters will have the ultimate say, in the first of what could be a two-stage vote in the member towns. A positive vote on Saturday will commit the district to the new Wahconah, with an estimated local price tag of about $42 million, after the Massachusetts School Building Authority determines its ultimate level of participation.

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Mount Greylock Committee Faces Sticker Shock on...

Architect Dan Colli of Perkins Eastman told the committee that bids on the project came in at just under $2.8 million, significantly more than the $2.3 million the architect had estimated.

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Lanesborough Gets First Look at Mount Greylock...

The town is being asked to spend about $64,000 more this year to support the schools.

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Williams College Senior Wins Watson Fellowship

Mandel joins 40 other students selected as Watson Fellows who hail from six countries and 18 states. Selected from private liberal arts colleges and universities, Watson Fellows will travel the world exploring a diverse range of topics and disciplines.

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Hoosac Valley Elementary Gets Robotics Lab...

Hoosac Valley Elementary School children got a big gift on Thursday that will help make their robotics dreams come true.

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Senator Markey Speaking at BCC's 59th Commencement

Markey, the state's junior senator, is a consumer champion and national leader on energy, environmental protection and telecommunications policy.

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Congressman Neal to Speak at MCLA 120th...

In addition, Richard Alcombright, mayor of North Adams for four terms, will receive an honorary doctor of public service degree; and Shirley Edgerton, director of Youth Alive Inc., and cultural proficiency coach for Pittsfield Public Schools, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.

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Mount Greylock Committee Keeps February, April...

By a unanimous vote, the five committee members present at the special meeting approved a calendar that has the students returning on Sept. 3 with a last day of school — barring any snow days — of Tuesday, June 16.

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North Adams Elementary Students Get College...

Although it was spring break and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Students were off last week, class was in session in Venable Hall.

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Williams College Senior Wins Carnegie Junior...

Each year, approximately 12 to 14 students are selected to work as research assistants at the Carnegie Endowment, one of the world’s leading think tanks, which specializes in international affairs.

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BCC Names New Director of Human Resources

Since last fall, Loiodice has served as special assistant to the president at BCC, focusing on Title IX and affirmative action.

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Mount Greylock Students Attend Career Fair

From firefighters to financiers, a wide range of options were laid out to Mount Greylock Regional School students on Wednesday morning.

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BCC Restructuring Workforce Development Offerings

Berkshire Community College is restructuring its workforce development arm. The college is currently looking for a new dean who will be in charge of bringing the community education and workforce development programming under the oversight of traditional academic programming. The rest of the staff, minus an administrative assistant, will be let go at the start of the fiscal year and the new dean will determine how the non-credit course work will be administered in the future.

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Mount Greylock Presents 'Hello, Dolly!'

More than 40 members of the Mount Greylock student body will present "Hello, Dolly!," with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Michael Stewart.

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Williams College Admits 1,205 Students to Class of...

The students possess a remarkable range of perspectives and interests, both academic and co-curricular, that are as varied as their bios. The admitted class includes talented visual and performing artists, athletes, student government representatives, entrepreneurs, volunteers, and community leaders and activists.

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