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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
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.

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

Pittsfield Committee Divided on Chiefs in Civil Service
"I don't want a chief of either fire or police department to ever be selected based on political whim." — Michael McCarthy

North Adams Closes Beaver Street Over Mudslide Fears
Several hundred yards of the street, Route 8, have been sectioned off just south of the Clarksburg town line and traffic is being detoured.   5 Comments

MCLA Opens New Facilities Building in North Adams
"I want to say to everyone here: Welcome to our home." — Charles "Chuck" Kimberling

State Pothole Funds Helpful But Not Enough
"The $66,000 won't really put a dent in it." — Timothy Lescarbeau

Holiday Hours: Patriots Day
Monday, April 21, is Patriots Day, a state holiday marking the anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord that began the American Revolution. The day is celebrated on the third Monday in April.

Pittsfield Lakefront Property Being Developed on Churchill Street
The first lot is currently listed on the market for about $400,000; lots 2,3 and 4 are listed at just short $500,000 while lot 5 is listed for $1 million.

Committee Finds Leaking at Hoosac Valley High
"This was a terrible winter and there was a lot of ice and snow build up." — David Hinkell

Three Resign From Williamstown Affordable Housing Committee
"You who have dedicated years of your life to affordable housing know as well as I the challenges we have chosen for ourselves." — Peter Fohlin   10 Comments

Williamstown Fire Committee OKs Budget Request to Voters
This year the Fire District will hold its meeting on Tuesday, May 27, at the fire house.

"Draft Day": It's a Coin Toss
Now more than ever, the art of the deal plays a major part in the science of winning, which, the thinking is, will enrich the ownership.

"Muppets Most Wanted": More or Less
While cameos by movie celebrities have long been a Muppets staple, in this permutation the best lines are reserved for said humans.

PERC Shares Stories of Business Success
"PERC really stepped up and helped us with those costs." — Josh Levin.   1 Comment

Adams Selectmen Ask For Pole Relocation on Roundabout
"To me this creates a traffic hazard that could be avoided." — Selectman Arthur "Skip" Harrington   1 Comment

Area Responders Tested on Emergency Preparedness
But what happens when everything goes wrong and multiple agencies are called in?

MCLA Christens New Veterans Resource Center
"We now have a space to get together, to be together." — Brian Nelson

Historic Cheshire House To Be Leveled for Dollar General
"It's such a beautiful property, and it's a shame to see it get paved." — Jill Balawender-Reynolds   36 Comments

Mount Greylock Enrollment Question Still at Issue
"In 2012, MSBA decided to change its procedure and settle the enrollment first. Now is the time to settle the enrollment." — Carolyn Greene

Mass MoCA Extending Hours for Packed 15th Season
"We know that there will be a lot of visitors here and a lot of excitement in the Northern Berkshires." — Jodi Joseph   2 Comments

PEDA Still Hopeful for Rail Project
"We just want to stay in their face, and be a little cute with it," — Corydon Thurston

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Berkshire Health Systems Closing In On Deal To Acquire NBH
"Emergency services of this community need to be addressed immediately." — Judge Henry J. Boroff   1 Comment

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