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Pine Cobble Forest Project, Dinner Celebrates Utility of Goats
"The invasives are so heavily invested in the woods at Pine Cobble that the native plants are struggling." — Morgan Hartman

Reception Set for Retiring Williams Inn Owners
"Carl and Marilyn have been so devoted to our community for so many years. — James Kolesar

North Adams Approves Taxi Rate Hikes
"Give him a modest increase to make sure we have a taxi service in town." — Councilor Wayne Wilkinson

Waldorf High School Students Make Historic Trip to Cuba
“The Waldorf High School’s trip is unique in that it takes advantage of a small opening in U.S. regulations made by the Obama administration, at the same time that deep social and economic changes are underway in Cuba." — Andrea Panaritis

St. Luke's Nursing Scholarships Available
The deadline for submission of completed applications is May 30.

Mount Greylock Announces Honor Roll
The total school enrollment is 572, of which 294 have made honor roll for the third quarter.

MCLA honors Three Berkshire County Educators
This year’s recipients will be recognized on Thursday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the MCLA Church Street Center Social Hall on the MCLA campus.

Bianchi Replaces Key City Administrator
"You have to have compassion. But you also have to have a tough skin." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi   1 Comment

North Adams Hospital Closure Stretching Medical Services
"You can't do cardiac resuscitation for 45 minutes and expect a good outcome." — Dr. Oscar Rodriguez   3 Comments

Pittsfield Councilor Switches Vote To Approve Bus Purchases
"This is just going to keep adding and adding on as we go further into the budget season." — Ward 2 Councilor Kevin Morandi

Registration Open for Y's Tie Dye Dash Fundraiser
This race is not about being the fastest or being in the best shape; it is about encouraging healthy lifestyles. You can walk, jog, run or hop on one foot as long as you get out there and give it your all.

Adams Community Bank Supports Medical Shuttle Service
To reserve a space on the North Adams/Pittsfield shuttle, call BerkshireRides at 413-664-0300 at least two business days in advance.

'Food Truck Rodeo' On Tap For Pittsfield Downtown
"We're all very food passionate." — Kathy Lloyd

Lawmakers File Report On Lowering Student Debt
"People assume that the student loans will be worth it. But that's not necessarily the case." — state Rep. Paul Mark

Berkshire Runners Compete at Boston Marathon
Pittsfield's Stephen Foley was the fastest Berkshire County finisher in Monday's 118th Boston Marathon.

Lanesborough Finance Panel Queries Health Insurance; Legion
"We have a big problem coming in the future. Here is a $1 million line that is growing." — Rich Cohen   4 Comments

Klara's Gourmet Cookies Named Finalist for Award
Winners will be announced by noted chef Dominique Ansel at a red-carpet ceremony June 30 at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.

COOL Committee Promoting LED Lightbulbs
The COOL Committee will be selling LED bulbs at upcoming outreach venues for the reduced price of $5, and will have educational material and sample bulbs available for viewing.

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: April 18-24, 2014


Williamstown Zoning Board OKs Cole Avenue Business Move
"Basically, we want to move into the light ... so my poor wife, Dawn, can get out of the basement." — David LaPlante

Adams Tourism Director to Promote Events, Nightlife
"I want to be that central hub that makes it easier for people to get their information out there." — Samantha Talora   1 Comment

Pittsfield Cub Scouts First in State to Earn Healthy Award
"We're already basically doing this in Scouts. We just tied it in together." — Pam Burton

Cheshire Students Learn About Space, Robotics
"We wanted to bring in something educational but fun." — Karen Isbell

Clarksburg Egg Scramble 2014 Winners
The annual Clarksburg Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the VFW, was held at town field on Saturday.   2 Comments

Williamstown Man to Run Marathon With Blind Athlete
"Achilles is a great organization. It's very well liked and very well done, but often people don't know it exists." — Dr. Jonathan Cluett

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