|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Williams Building New Driveway to North Street Parking Deck
"The center tier of the parking deck is largely unusable in the winter because of icing conditions on the ramp." — attorney Jamie Art
Berkshire Tidbits: Fermenting Festivals, Hispanic Celebrations
Her book is filled with tasty, accessible recipes, her own and those given by people who have lived or are still living on nothing.
Pittsfield Woman Crashes Into Pittsfield Co-op Drive-Thru
Police say Helen Gagnon, 57, of Pittsfield was traveling westbound Monday afternoon when "she suffered from an apparent medical condition."
Mount Greylock Building Committee Looks at HVAC, Security Concerns
"In some respects, this dehumidification system is 'air-conditioning light.' " — co-Chairwoman Paula Consolini
New Pedestrian Bridge at Margaret Lindley Park
"As John Keats so aptly put it, 'A thing of beauty is a joy forever.'" — Philip McKnight
Adams Selectmen Suspend Mountain Club Alcohol License
"The club president should be held to a higher standard than the rest of the club." — Chief Richard Tarsa
Cheshire Police Seeking Iinformation on Playground Vandalism
"Someone has vandalized the new playground equipment that numerous volunteers spent countless hours erecting."
Williamstown to Close North Hoosac Road to Through Traffic this Week
The project will include grinding and grading the existing pavement, repaving and the installation of new curbs and driveway aprons.
Our Neighbors: Aunt Anna's Boys
Frank was down, but not beaten. He started a new company.
Adams Economic Development Committee Assembles
"Economic development starts and ends with jobs. It solves and fixes everything." — Tony Mazzucco
Holiday Hours: Columbus Day
Columbus Day is a state holiday being observed Monday, Oct. 12, to commemorate Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492.
Saturday Softball Fund-Raiser Helps Willette Family
The inaugural Carson Willette Co-Ed Benefit Softball Tournament continues all day Saturday at Noel Field in North Adams.
BMC's North Adams Health Clinic Receives $3M
"I really feel like the future of health care is here in the Northern Berkshires because the model that you guys are building is just really exciting." — David Seltz
Adams Parish to Commemorate Relic of St. John Paul II
The liturgy and installation will take place at the parish's Notre Dame Church at McKinley Circle.
SABIC's Departure Prompts Pittsfield Response Plan for Affected Workers
"We will have the rapid response team available to go on the property of SABIC and start working with those employees." — Daniel Bianchi
Berkshire Scenic Railway Offering Round-Trip Rides From Adams
"MassDOT knew that we needed to run for the fall foliage. We just got word this afternoon." — Jay Green
North Adams Library Air Quality Under Question
"Four people called in sick and we were left with barely enough to keep going." — Mindy Hackner
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 9-15
'The Martian': Houston, We Have a Hit
Matt Damon as our tour guide into the Brave New World does the All-American boy with notable aplomb.
Colegrove Park School Project Overseers Rebut Safety Concerns
"It is discouraging to these hardworking men and women to have their work disparaged." — Margo Jones
Adams-Cheshire District Pledges Better Communication With Cheshire
"I think that put a damper on the whole budget process, and it was just confusing this year." — Carol Francesconi
Tyer, Bianchi Set Priorities in West Side Initiative Debate
The debate was put on by the West Side Neighborhood Initiative, with WAMC's Jim Levulis as moderator.
Independent Investor: Millennials — The Misunderstood Generation
It is darn difficult to imagine living better than your folks under those circumstances.
SABIC to Leave Pittsfield; 300 Area Jobs to Be Lost
"I think this was a decision that had nothing to do with the city. It had everything to do with their corporate mission." — Daniel Bianchi
Cheshire Fire Department Treasurer Accused of Larceny
Everett "Gus" Martin, 80, is facing larceny charges after $32,588 was discovered missing.