|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|North Berkshire Man Arrested in Killing of Former County Resident
Anthony Hardaway, 34, who also goes by "Toney" or "Tone," is wanted in connection to the shooting of Perry Folk of Johnson City, Tenn.
Cabaret Uncorked Returns This Weekend To Benefit MCP
"It is so important for our community to support local theater groups, because we literally couldn't continue without support." — Liz Urban
Greylock Receives CDFI Certification
The certification allows Greylock to expand services addressing the needs of low to moderate income families.
Dildine Departs from Shakespeare & Company After Only Six Months
Dildine became executive director and president of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox in September 2014.
Orders Being Taken for Seed Fundraiser Sale
The sale offers a wide variety of trees, shrubs, plants, and groundcover, including several fruits and vegetables.
Adams-Cheshire Sets Preschool Screenings
Appointments can be made by calling the Special Services Office at 413-743-5202 ext. 1107, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. by Friday, March 13.
Edward Jones Ranks No. 6 on Fortune's Best Companies to Work For List
Edward Jones' 16 Fortune rankings also include top 10 finishes for 12 years, top five rankings for six years and consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003. Last year, the firm ranked No. 4 overall.
BMC Offers Free Pre-Diabetes Education Sessions in Pittsfield, North Adams
Those interested in participating should attend the two classes at whatever location they choose, and are also asked to take a brief survey that can help them determine whether they are at risk for pre-diabetes or diabetes.
Clarksburg Golf Course Preliminary Plans Include Solar Array
"What we're going to do is bring it back to the original." — James Basiliere
Adams Taking Green Communities Program To The Next Step
"I have always been a proponent of this, and I think we should try it again." — Chairman Arthur "Skip" Harrington
Adams Firefighters Rescue Man From Apartment Blaze
"I got to commend my guys and ladies for the job they did." — Fire Chief Paul J. Goyette
MCLA Launches After-School STEM Program for Brayton
"We're replicating in great part the model that's been used in the Capitol Region, but we'll be supporting students in North Adams." — Jake Eberwein
MCLA Selects U. Wisconsin Provost as 12th President
"I personally, from the day I met him, I thought Dr. Summers was terrific." — Trustee Jondavid Chesloff
The Independent Investor: Rise of the Smoothie
The making of smoothies goes back to the 1930s, '40s and '50s with the invention and use of both blenders and refrigerators.
Stamford Student Makes State GeoBee Semi-Finals
Carter Honig, son of Duncan and Marilyn Honig, will compete in the state Bee on Friday, March 27.
Adams Housing Authority Gives Property To Habitat for Humanity
"This has been a thorn in the Housing Authorityís side because we had to take care of the maintenance." — Mark Covert
Pittsfield Group Suggests Limiting Chemical Spraying For Mosquitoes
"Overall, we'd like to see the reduction of adulticiding." — Jim Wilusz
Baker's $38B Budget for 2016 Raises School, City Aid
"This budget will allow our economy to grow, strengthen our schools, and build healthy communities across the commonwealth." — Gov. Charlie Baker
Mount Greylock presents 'South Pacific'
This production is being mounted by a cast of 24 Mount Greylock students under the direction of Jeffrey Welch.
North Adams Happenings: March 4-10
Berkshire County Head Start Registering Children for 2015-16 School Year
Income verification is needed with a completed application and eligible children are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Williamstown Housing Trust Awards Second Homebuyer Grant
"One of the things we resolved to do is refine the program as we experience it." — Stanley Parese
North Adams Rent Board OKs Increase for Wheel Estates
"I think that it happens to be the case that they can not move forward unless we move forward." — Wayne Wilkinson
Cheshire Asks Kinder Morgan For Information Presentation
"They said they don't want a debate forum, and I am guessing they have done that before and it didn't work out to well for them." — Robert Ciskowski
North Adams Historical Commission Nixes Park Lighting Scheme
"This modernism stuff, it seems to be me it's a little out of place and inappropriate." — Richard Zona