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|MCLA Women's Soccer Ties, Tennis Wins
The MCLA women's soccer team rallied to tie Regis in its season opener on Saturday.
Northern Berkshire Pediatric Opens Williamstown Satellite Office
"We had already seen an influx from Bennington and Southern Vermont." — Dr. Jennifer S. DeGrenier
Clarksburg Weighing Bridge Plans, Preparing Special Town Meeting
"An industrial operation should not take place in a residential area." — Paula Wells
Pittsfield Residents Weigh In On Rest of River Clean Up
"That's a conundrum I find myself in as well. How do we comment when we don't really know the plan?" — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
MCLA Men's Soccer Rolls in Opener
Taconic High grad Mitchell Cadelet had an assist for MCLA in its 5-0 win over Green Mountain College on Friday.
'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For': Graphic, Indeed
Here, much of the suspense is dispensed with, the buckets of blood unabashedly spoon-fed to whomsoever wishes to lap it up.
Register now for Y’s Superhero 5K Challenge on Sept. 13
Dressed as a superhero of their own design, children will conquer 19 villain-themed obstacles spread along a 3.1-mile course around Burbank Park.
Unserviceable Flag Drop-Off Being Held
People and businesses in possession of unserviceable flags can drop them off at the American Legion located at 41 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
New Concept in Open Air Museums Opens in New Lebanon, N.Y.
Located in this rural Columbia County community in upstate New York, BEHOLD! New Lebanon is a museum without walls, comprising a wide – and variable -- range of venues and guides representing rural America as it exists today.
Williams Hosts Food Fair to Promote Spring Street
"The chamber is thrilled that Williams is continuing to build upon last year's success with the Food Fair." — Jennifer Civello 4 Comments
Summer Youth Works Program Serves 49 Youths
Youth Works is a summer jobs program that provides income-eligible youth ages 14-21 with subsidized summer employment experiences in the public, nonprofit and private sectors.
Local High School Students Interview Gov. Deval Patrick, Wife
The title of the PROJECT LIT documentary, "The Gift of Literacy: Pass It On," was inspired by a story told by Gov. Patrick in his memoir "A Reason to Believe" about an act of kindness shown him when we was a teenager living on the south side of Chicago.
McCann Technical School Bus Routes 2014
McCann Technical School opens for the school year Thursday, Sept. 5. Freshman should report to the cafeteria on arrival and seniors to the gym.
Project Reconnect Takes Over Pittsfield Drop-Out Program
"We're working with a wonderful community agency that has a proven track record. We feel this is a real step forward." — Jason McCandless
iBerkshire Tag Sales: Aug. 29-Sept. 1
It's tag sale season again. Time to clear out attics, basements and garages and make some folding money. 2 Comments
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: August 29 - September 4
North Adams Council Unhappy With Historic Houses Plan
"It's a big project they're putting forward. It should have a special meeting." — Councilor Keith Bona 11 Comments
North Adams Airport Commission OKs Concert Event
"We are seeing a potential issue with the neighborhood and we want to be mindful of that because it reflects poorly on us and the city." — Police Director Michael Cozzaglio 3 Comments
Historical Commission Delays Williams' Plan for Demolition
"Williams has a horrifying history of total disregard for anything historical. ... I'm furious." — Peter Bubriski 4 Comments
Springfield Bishop Rozanski to Visit Berkshires
The bishop will celebrate the 11:30 a.m. liturgy with priests from the Berkshires at St. Joseph's Church on North Street.
Pittsfield Councilor, Mayor At Odds Over Records Request
"In my opinion, this is meant to be a roadblock and a deterrent to me for asking for information." — Councilor Barry Clairmont
MCLA May Be Resource for North Adams Housing Authority
"I think the relationship between some of the tenants who are younger college age could be wonderful." — Jennifer Hohn
Worker Assistance Center Opened in North Adams
"This resource is going to be a lifesaver for the people of North Adams and the surrounding areas." — Diane Pytko 4 Comments
Cross Leads Armory to Softball League Final
Armory Tattoo on Wednesday advanced to the finals of North Adams' women's softball league.
Classical Tents Carves Niche In Event Rental Market
"You have a very savvy client who often has a lot of demands and needs. You are always trying to keep up with the next trend." — Kat Lockridge