|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Williams Chapin Library Seeking Volunteers
Each volunteer will receive training in duties, procedures and other information he or she will need to know.
Berkshire Health Systems Investing $6M in North County
"This represents a major commitment in providing expanded and sustainable care, close to home for Northern Berkshire residents." — David Phelps
Colegrove Park School Project Toured
"Just in this rough state it feels like a whole different space." — Jean Bacon
Pittsfield School, City Officials Prepping For Big Decisions
"We think this is too important for all us to hear the same thing at the same time." — Kathleen Amuso
BArT Students Get Lesson in Chocolate, Child Labor
"I think that is amazing that they are trying to get rid of child labor." — Natalie Ellis
MBTA Rail Cars to Be Built in Springfield
Patrick had indicated from the start that he wanted the winning bidder to locate in Western Mass.
Trick-or-Treat Hours for Halloween 2014
Below is a list of towns holding trick-or-treat hours on Halloween. 19 Comments
Hunting Permits Available for Hopkins Forest
The 2014 Massachusetts deer shotgun season runs from Dec. 1 to Dec. 13, excluding Sunday, Dec. 7, and a limited number of complimentary permits will be issued to hunters from local communities.
BerkshireWorks Plans Events in Honor of Veterans
All workshops, classes and events are free of charge and held at the Career Center, unless otherwise noted.
Adams Civic Club Seeking Broader Membership
"We need to do something to keep this club going." — Stanley Cote
Cariddi Hosting Information Forum on Ballot Questions
The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the third floor of the North Adams Public Library.
Area Democrats Making Final Push For November Election
"She knows as governor she will have an even greater platform to expand equality, to expand fairness." — Maura Healey.
Lanesborough Committees to Discuss School Funding
"We can go in there with the attitude that we are all on the same page and we are having a meeting of the minds." — Gregory Wolf
Shakespeare & Company Head 'Excited' for Future
"We're going to constantly be assessing where we are and how we can do better ..." — Rick Dildine
McCann Manufacturing Students Tour Pittsfield's Starbase Technologies
"What they are learning at McCann can be used in careers right here in Berkshire County." — Justin Kratz
Egremont Hosts Final FireFighters' Steak Roast of the Year
"It's a volunteer department. They need funding to be sustainable for everything they do. That's why I support it." — Terry Moore
Hundreds Watch Berkshire Battalion Drop Puck On Inaugural Season
"We had a packed house. It is a great start." — Herm Sorcher.
State and Town Officials Sign Master Lease For Greylock Glen
"This is really going to put the town of Adams on the map not just at the monument, but at the downtown too." — Gailanne Cariddi.
Downing Sponsors Holiday Greeting Card Design Contest
"I thought it would be fun to spread holiday cheer by using a truly unique card designed by a young constituent." — Benjamin Downing.
Pittsfield Teen Follows Her Passion for Skating
"My momís friend suggested figure skating, and it was the only thing that I loved." — Michaela Grady
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 17-23
Berkshire Grown Expands Holiday Farmers Markets Schedule
These popular events feature locally grown and produced foods and gifts, plus live music, lunch fare, and activities for children, during months when farmersí markets are not open in the region. Admission is free.
Are You and Your Spouse on the Same Page?
Such discrepancies are common, even for couples who communicate well.
North Adams' Eclipse Mill Opening Studios For Weekend
"Although we have work in the hallway, we donít invite the public in to our homes." — Debi Pendell
Smithsonian Leaders Hail Berkshire Museum SparkLab Partnership
ďWe think that real innovation will happen in this space." — Claudine Brown