|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|40th Annual Adams Agricultural Fair Runs This Weekend
Berkshire County’s only country fair features rides, food vendors, games, animals, and various competitions.
North Adams Auto Parts Store Sets Grand Opening Sunday
"North Adams has a wonderful location that we found and it has been working well so far." — David Eriksen
Berkshire Force Runs to Second Win in World Series Play
The Berkshire Force stayed unbeaten in pool play at the Babe Ruth Softball World Series on Thursday.
Clark Opens Galleries With Abstract 'Make It New'
"As a place for research, it's not that very different from what we've done before." — David Breslin
Magic Treehouse Author Invokes Invokes Joy of Learning
"You try again, and again, and again, and you rewrite, rewrite, rewrite." — Mary Pope Osborn
Bankruptcy Court OKs BMC Bid for Northern Berkshire Healthcare Assets
"This is the best result for the 40,000 residents around North Adams." — Robert Ross
North Adams Implements Higher Parking Fines
A parking ticket for overstaying your welcome at an expired meter has doubled from $5 — what it's been for years — to $10. 4 Comments
North Adams Cemetery Commission Advises Rates, Rules
"If you just set the stone back up there is a liability there in my perspective; these monuments have fallen over and have killed people." — Paul Arabia 5 Comments
National Grid Meets With Local Officials Over Power Outages
"They understand that we weren't happy." — Mayor Richard Alcombriht
Action Continues at YMCA Long Course Nationals
Four county swimmers were in action on Wednesday at the YMCA Long Course Nationals in Indianapolis.
Murphy, Berkshire Force Win World Series Opener
The Berkshire Force got great pitching and plenty of hitting in its Babe Ruth Softball World Series debut on Wednesday.
Mount Greylock Invited to MSBA's Feasibility Stage
"Yay!" — School Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Greene
Images Cinema Hires New Executive Director
"I look forward to sharing my passion and knowledge with Images Cinema and with the entire community of the Northern Berkshires." — Doug Jones
Classical Beat: Concerts Blossom Throughout the Region
The mind reels with the diversity of it all: opera in concert, concerto and symphony, the ever-popular John Williams’ Film Night – all at Tanglewood.
Adams Panel Adds Development, Planning to Administrator Duties
"It has taken a lot of years to get where we are, and we want a candidate who will continue this work." — Police Chief Richard Tarsa
Dark Matters; Williamstown Theatre Festival Gets Serious
"When you do dark pieces, I don't think you focus on the darkness. I think you focus on the lightness." — Nina Arianda
Williamstown Public Safety Building Committee to Pursue RFP
"We have unequivocably wasted three months here." — Sgt. Scott McGowan 4 Comments
GMO-Label Bill Stuck in Ways & Means Committee
"People have the right to know what they are eating. The labeling gives the consumer a clear choice." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi 5 Comments
Weather Service Reports Dalton Hit by Tornado
The tornado touched down at about 4:55 p.m. on Sunday with winds at about 90 mph.
Mohawk Trail Being Honored at 59th Fall Foliage Parade
"It's very exciting that the Fall Foliage Parade Committee chose to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Mohawk Trail this year." — Peter Tomyl
Melito Family Reunion in North Adams
The descendants of Vincent J. and Jennie Pisano Melito gathered Sunday for a family reunion at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center.
Three Berkshires Men Fighting Fires in Northwest
"We are extremely proud of the DCR and municipal firefighters who have been called upon to help our friends and partners in Washington." — Jack Murray 2 Comments
Pittsfield Councilors Favor Opposition to Gas Pipeline
"We should never have to accept things that we know are dangerous when we know that we have alternatives." — Ben Wellerstein.
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 1 Comment
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
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