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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Officials Vow to 'Rebuild' Health Care in North County
"We need our health system back. We're not going to take no for an answer." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi

North Adams Woman Celebrates Centennial Birthday
"At 100, to see her doing what she does, she's just amazing." — Carole Superneau   6 Comments

Pittsfield Library Accepting Food Donations In Lieu of Fines
"While overdue fines are supposed to encourage people to bring their library books back on time, sometimes the system doesn't work, and things donít get returned." — Cathy Congelosi

Tourism Committee Looks to Improve Pittsfield Visitor Center
"Are we trying to drive people into the physical booth, or are we trying to drive them into our venues and restaurants?" — Laura Roudabush   1 Comment

North Adams Cleans Up During Annual Day of Service
"You want to keep your community's environment healthy to encourage people to go out and use it. — Amanda Chilson

North Adams Pupils Get Crash Course in Emergency Response
"Some of these kids may have an opportunity to save a life someday." — James Holmes

Adams Finance Committee Begins Review of 2015 Budget
"We are in good shape compared to other surrounding communities." — Selectmen Chairman John Duval.

Lanesborough Questions Support of Legion Building
"If we don't own the building, we don't have the obligation. So we should cut it." — Selectman Robert Ericson.   1 Comment

St. Joe, Drury Forming Football Co-op
"If we can co-op even for one year, to grow a little bit ... we may be able to field our own team again after that." — Amy Gelinas

West Stockbridge Mom Targets Funds to Cure Type 1 Diabetes
"People who don't go through it don't understand." — Kristi Farina

Mount Greylock Committee Rejects Enrollment Recommendation
"You have to essentially be willing to say, yes, we could be a two-member town only." — Carolyn Greene   1 Comment

Advocates Look To Make Arts Part of Governor's Race
"We've got to show them that voters care about this stuff." — Matt Wilson

Pittsfield's Juvenile Resource Center Will Vacate Prison Building
"Pittsfield is committed to serving these students and keeping them in school, even if that school is not actually physically a school." — Jason McCandless

MassDOT Stabilizing Route 8 Section in Clarksburg
"It was just a major hazard." — James Moulton

Chamber Career Fair Connects Hundreds With Open Jobs
"We did get an influx for medical positions." — Darci Hess

Williamstown Preschool Finds Church a Good Fit
"It is a wonderful place. I believe wholeheartedly in every thing they do, so I have to be involved." — Christy Abel

Pittsfield Schools Close to Final Budget Agreement
"I might come back to you in a few months and say 'it didn't work out as well as we thought." — Kristen Behnke

Williamstown Elementary Sees Enrollment Bump
"After the first day of registration when we had 18 walk-ins, we were really surprised." — Principal Joelle Brookner

BMC Confirms Hirings, Medical Practice Relocations
As of today, Berkshire Medical Center has hired 143 former employees of North Adams Regional Hospital and NBH.   6 Comments

State Releases $30 Million for Pothole Repairs
"It was a difficult winter throughout the state and these unexpected expenses put an added burden on already strained budgets." — Lisa Blackmer

BArT Gets ZBA OK, But Building Project on Hold
"We are determined to complete this expansion; however, we must complete it within our budget." — Julia Bowen

Taconic School Study Approaches First Deadline
"We have a methodology now that we've agreed upon with the MSBA for moving forward." — Carl Franceschi

Goodwill Donation Truck to Be at the Milne Library
Beginning April 13, the big white truck will begin taking donations from the parking lot of the library.

NARH Closure Taking Toll on Community
"I hope we can get some pressure to move this whole thing along." — Mayor Richard Alcombright   9 Comments

Adams Library Could Be Beneficiary of $300K Trust
"I believe she is a retired librarian, but she grew up in this town so there is a connection." — Deborah Bruneau


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