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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Commission on Status of Women, Groups, Share Concerns With Lawmakers
"It is up to groups like this to give legislation legs." — Gwendolyn VanSant

McCann Senior Praised For Her Achievements
"I think every single day when Laura comes to school she is always ready to work and help others." — Laura Netti

'Still Alice': A Sadness to Remember
Each major stage in the disorder's progression is masterfully depicted: the effects on self, family and how society deals with it.

The Independent Investor: New Fiduciary Rule Would Benefit All of Us
These legal (but less than moral) practices of the financial community have been a pet peeve of mine for years.

Berkshire Reps Rise In Legislative Ranks
"I believe the Berkshires fared extremely well with this reorganization of the house." — Smitty Pignatelli

Clarksburg Nomination Papers Available Monday


Berkshire Battalion Hosting 'Hometown Heroes'
The event starts at 7:35 p.m. at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink with the Battalion taking on the Watertown Wolves.

Pittsfield Doctor Honored by Berkshire District Medical Society
McInerney will receive the award at the District’s annual meeting on March 18 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club.

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Feb. 27-March 5


Clark Curator Richard Rand Leaving For California Museum
Rand, who has led the Clark’s curatorial team since 1997, will join the Getty’s staff in September 2015, succeeding Thomas Kren, who recently announced his retirement.

Williamstown Fin Comm Talks Mount Greylock Budget, Historical Museum Move
"The Williamstown Historical Museum is the custodian of the town's history." — Peter Fohlin

Clarksburg School Selects New Principal
"I assume the best in every child I meet and every parent ... parents are always doing their best." — Tara Barnes

Farley-Bouvier Files Bills To Combat Sexual Assault On Campus
"If someone does not feel safe in their dorm or in their classes, then they do not have equal access to higher education." — Tricia Farley-Bouvier

Williamstown Ballot Spots Yet to Be Filled
The deadline to file completed papers is March 24.

Taconic High School Project Budget Expected Monday
"This is likely the most important meeting we've had thus far." — Jason McCandless

Cheshire Hesitant on School Restructuring, Preparing for Budget
"We will do what we did in previous years, and we will talk to those with significant account changes or significant accounts period." — William Craig

Clarksburg Weighing Options for Health Inspections
"If you're working full time, there's no way you can do this." — Paula Wells

Adams Restaurant Owners Wary Of Possible Meal Tax
"This is targeting a real fragile industry, and I don't know if it is strong enough if this town supports something like this." — Nathan Girard

Pittsfield Considering Ways To Even Out Elementary School Enrollment
"We're hoping get Egremont down to more reasonable levels." — Jason McCandless

Berkshire Arts & Tech School Unveils New Gym, Cafeteria
"It will come if you put the work in. That's the message we want to give the students." — Pamela Johnson

Mount Greylock Committee Sends Preliminary Budget to Towns
"If the state doesn't kick it in, it throws it over to the towns and the towns need to kick it in." — Lynn Bassett

AG Rejects Pittsfield Councilor's Open Meeting Complaint
The attorney general's office ruled that the PEC isn't subject to open meeting laws because it doesn't represent the city.

North Adams Happenings: Feb. 25-March 3


Interim Leadership Energizing Northern Berkshire YMCA
"There is a new energy in that building that is absolutely palpable." — David Brown   1 Comment

North Adams Library Budgets Wage Hikes for Part-Time Staff
We can't meet something that has been determined to be the living wage by our state." — Mindy Hackner

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