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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Cranwell Sold For $18 Million
"We plan to elevate the already outstanding guest experience and enhance the resort's position as a destination." — Andrew Benerofe

Koczela To Return As Code Enforcement Officer in Adams
"Scott has been a very dedicated servant to this community for nearly 10 years." — Joseph Nowak

Frank Field, Yard Work by Dan Earn Giorgi League Wins
Brandon Mauer's double-double led his team to victory in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League on Wednesday night.

'Tragic' Director Stages 'Comedy' at Shakespeare & Company
"And what I think is extraordinary about Shakespeare is that it can apply now." — Taibi Magar

Opinion: Crossfit Offended Diabetics Everywhere
Yes, Crossfit, that is the truth. Your unfunny and simplistic graphic and accompanying tweets show just how ignorant you are about diabetes.

North Adams 13-year-olds Open Babe Ruth Tourney With Win
Dalton Tatro pitched the North Adams 13-year-old all-stars to a 6-4 Babe Ruth playoff win on Tuesday.

City Refutes Battalion's Claims as Team Skates into Sunset
"The mayor did tell Mr. Dadds on several occasions that a new contract with the Battalion would not be signed until local vendors/bills were taken care of." — Michael Canales

Holiday Hours: Independence Day
Independence Day will be celebrated Saturday, July 4. It is a federal holiday.

Fourth of July Festivities Include Parades, Fireworks
Festivities marking the nation's 239th birthday will be held around the Berkshires. All events are on Saturday, July 4, unless otherwise noted.

The Classical Beat: All Systems Go At Tanglewood
Read below for all the stellar music making, with superstar performers interpreting great music from across historical eras Ė much of it beloved favorites by audiences worldwide.

North Adams Director Wins Massachusetts Emergency Manager of The Year Award
"We really have a good team. We all work together, so on behalf of the team, I'll accept this emergency manager of the year award." — Steve Meranti

North Adams Happenings: July 1-7


Village Ambulance Adds Vans With Wheelchair Lifts
"As we looked at ... there's a real need for this throughout the community year round. So we just purchased a third van so we can continue to provide community service even after the college starts in the fall." — Shawn Godfrey

Report: Local Nonprofits Generate $2.4 Billion In Economic Activity
"But I am happy to report that the nonprofit sector in Berkshire County has been part of what is a more buoyant part of our economy and is helping to bring the economy back." — Stephen Sheppard

Cheshire Will Hold Another Override Vote
"If we donít educate our children, you may as well put a lock on the door of the town." — Carol Francesconi

Teddy's Tops WPT in Giorgi League
Teddy's Pizza and Mount Anthony Union High School earned wins in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League on Tuesday night.

Bennington Tops Lanesborough 11-year-olds
The Lanesborough Bulldogs dropped a 10-3 decision on the road on Tuesday.

Womble Pitches Pittsfield 13s to Win in Babe Ruth District Opener
Pittsfield's 13-year-old Babe Ruth Baseball team won its first game in the District Championship on Tuesday night.

Berkshire Carousel Breaks Ground On Permanent Home
"It'll be a small carousel, but it's ours." — Maria Caccaviello

Pittsfield's Tyer Challenges Mayoral Candidates To Foot Race
"It's just meant to be something to celebrate Independence Day." — Linda Tyer

Committee Approves Changes To North Adams Zoning Ordinances
ďThe city was built out in a very tight manner, and everyone walked to work so they didnít have cars and they didnít need the space we have these days.Ē — William Meranti

Curtain Rises on Williamstown Theatre Festival
"I'm really excited to see how it connects with audiences." — Mandy Greenfield

Lanesborough Committee Urges Another Vote On Docks Bylaw
"It's been more than a decade of effort to get something done." — Robert Barton

Alcombright Running on Progress, Development
"There are more jobs, more investment, and more local projects than there was six years ago." — Richard Alcombright

Local Trumpet Player To Play With The Eagles Band
Felix has performed in competitions on the national and international level.

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