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Pittsfield Suns' Hot Stove Features Red Sox GM Cherington
"It's more of a very relaxed question and answer." — Kevin McGuire

Clarification: MJD Real Estate Fined by DEP
"MJD Real Estate failed to address the release of hazardous waste at this property, and repeatedly failed to respond to notices issued by MassDEP." — Michael Gorski

Adams-Cheshire Little League Signups Set
The Adams-Cheshire Little League will register players on two Saturdays in February.

MCLA Athletic Training Major Wins EATA Scholarship
Doughty won the scholarship – which consisted of $3,000 to cover education costs and a plaque – over students that applied from programs in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and Pennsyl

Fairview Commons Receives National Award
Fairview joined North Adams Commons and Hunt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Danvers) in winning the 2014 Silver Award, three of only 81 facilities nationwide and the only ones selected in Massachusetts.

Senator Downing Hosts Town Hall Forum on Wednesday
The livestream will be hosted on iBerkshires.com's front page.

2015 Pittsfield 4th of July Parade Theme Announced
“Under the ‘Celebrating Our Independence’ theme, the committee is confident that any group wishing to participate with an entry will feel welcome.” — Peter Marchetti

Goodwill Offers Soft Skills, Custodial Workshops
Goodwill of the Berkshires provides a learning environment that empowers people to find their talents, take initiative and elevate their job skills to strengthen their family's economic security.

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Jan. 30-Feb. 5


Berkshire County Arc Accepting Applications for 2015 Scholarships
An independent panel of community members will select the winners and determine the amount of each award up to the scholarship maximum of $1,200.

Fairview Receives ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation
The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.

Youth Works Applications Being Accepted
Youth who are between the ages of 16-21, who are no longer enrolled in high school and/or have graduated from high school, are highly encouraged to apply.

MCLA Releases Names of Presidential Finalists
Three finalists have emerged for the post of president of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Williamstown's Spruces Reuse Committee Seeking Input, Funds
"I think we need to make the community know that these meetings are open to the whole community, especially as we look at specific topics." — Dr. Thomas Hyde

Adams Planning to Sell Old Community Center Building
"If we get a buyer, it might help us out getting the chicken ready for the egg or the egg ready for the chicken." — Skip Harrington

Pittsfield Implementing New Pavement Management System
"We have to take a much more scientific approach." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

MCLA Men Win in Dramatic Fashion; Women Get First League Win
The MCLA men's basketball team hit a late shot and survived a 3-point try at the buzzer to beat Salem State on Thursday.

The Independent Investor: College Savings Accounts Are Not Risk-Free
In 2010, nine years into these plans, most 529 plans had a negative performance record.

'Mortdecai': Of Moustaches and Men
Watch Depp explore the length and breadth of his comic swagger, showcased in overabundant, shamelessly narcissistic supply.

Clark Art Wagers Homer Masterpiece on Patriot's Win
"We will be very happy to welcome the work of a native son back to New England following the Patriots' win on game day." — Michael Conforti

Adams Selectmen Review Potential Tax, Fee Hikes
"We are losing out on $70,000 to $80,000 a year. It's not a lot of cash but it is additional money we don't have to put on the tax roll." — Skip Harrington

Protect Your Online Data With These Tips
“We use a combination of safeguards to protect our customers’ information, and we encourage our customers to partner with us in that effort.” — Charles P. O'Brien

New Doctor Joins BMC's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Team
Dr. Walker joins Dr. Marlyn Ramos-Lamboy in providing comprehensive Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation services, and is accepting new patients.

BFAIR Sets Family Night Fun at Greylock Bowl
"We are hoping that there will be some benefit to this, but the majority of this is for awareness and fun." — Patti Messina

Free State, Federal Tax Prep For Incomes Under $53K
Berkshire County residents meeting the household income requirement should call 413.442.3181 to schedule appointments in Pittsfield or Great Barrington

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