|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|North Adams Housing Agency Reaching Asset Deal With City
"I think it is safe to say that we have reached an agreement with the city of North Adams." — Christopher Tremblay
Williamstown Town, Fire Discuss Coordinating Annual Meetings
"It's so sad that 36 people show up at a [Fire District] meeting to vote when it impacts the whole town." — Jane Patton
Wilber Off to Strong Start at YMCA Nationals
Monument Mountain's Maeve Wilber turned in a strong performance on the first day of the YMCA National Long Course swimming championships.
Berkshire Force Set to Host Softball World Series
The Berkshire Force softball team will open play on Wednesday at 5:30 in the Babe Ruth 16u World Series in Pittsfield
Mount Greylock Alums Reunite to Play at Reunion
Mark and Paul "P.J." Roughan, Mike Immerman and North Adams' Tom Marshall rocked out to the sounds of Van Morrison, Golden Earring and the like.
La Festa Baseball Renews Boston-North Adams Competition
The La Festa baseball exchange got under way this weekend with a win for the Boston squad. 1 Comment
Pittsfield School Building Panel Opts for New High School
"I just want to thank everybody, this is a milestone for the city of Pittsfield." — Chairwoman Kathleen Amuso
Berkshire Bank Renames Its Mortgage Lending Division
This business line will transition Berkshire’s current mortgage lending affiliate, Greenpark Mortgage, into the Berkshire Bank Home Lending brand.
Hoosic River Revival Project in Line for $8.8M from State
"For many people in North Adams, protecting them from flood disasters is the most important aspect of our work." — Judith Grinnell 4 Comments
Local Swimmers Head to YMCA Nationals
Five girls and one boy from Berkshire County are competing in Indianapolis, Ind., this week at the YMCA Long Course Nationals.
Letter: Williamstown Land Needs to Stay in Conservation
How many open spaces are left in town that are not privately owned, that could replace the Lowry and Burbank properties as open space and agricultural conservation land?
'Sex Tape': Risqué Behavior
It's like the comedian who works blue when the muse of wit has abandoned him.
Fund for Williamstown Awards $14,000 to Individuals and Community Groups
Since its inception in 2006, the fund has become an agent for creative thinking about how individuals and organizations can better their community.
Movies Under the Stars Kicks Off Aug. 1
Williamstown's Overland Overcomes 'Worst Thing That Can Happen'
"I've always said this to parents: We are very good at what we do, but we are not perfect. Everyone needs to understand that." — Tom Costley
North County Community Rallying Round Ailing Infant
"Crista was telling me they were doing more blood transfusions, and he has good days and bad days." — Brandon Horn
Bernice Madigan, State's Oldest Woman, Marks 115 Years
"It's been a long time coming. But I'm doing much better." — Bernice Madigan 1 Comment
Berkshire Kings Drop Season Opener
'We held our own, so if we can pick it up a little bit, the next game is going to be the game.'
SteepleCats Play Chinese Guest Team on Sunday
"Our guys are really excited, and it definitely something to come see." — Tom Aslip
Lanesborough to Celebrate 250th Birthday
"This might develop a life on its own." — Mary Reilly
Officials Celebrate Progress on Williamstown Housing Project
"There are still some hurdles to overcome. But we're definitely on the downslope." — Elton Ogden 4 Comments
Berkshire Kings Gear Up for New Season
The Northern Berkshire Kings open their New England Football League season on Saturday in Schuylerville, N.Y.
Adams Historical Society Exhibits Massive Civil War-Era Flag
"Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!" — Adm. David Farragut 2 Comments
iBerkshire Tag Sales: July 25-26
It's tag sale season again. Time to clear out attics, basements and garages and make some folding money.
Tanglewood to Unveil Leonard Bernstein Sculpture
The new sculpture honors the legendary Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) — composer, conductor, author, lecturer, and pianist — who led the Boston Symphony and Tanglewood Music Center orchestras in some of the most memorable performances in the history of the
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