|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Events to Raise Funds, Awareness of Kids Place
"A lot of people don't know what the Kids Place is or what we do. We're really working hard to get the word out." — Laura Baran
State Health Connector Launching Open Enrollment, New Website
"There were many areas where we stumbled and we made sure to rectify." — Jean Yang
Pittsfield Council Looks At Civil Service Report
"We did a lot of hard work, and we looked at a lot of issues." — Michael McCarthy.
Adams Gallery Putting On Play Based On Local Mill Workers
“The stories are all real with people who actually worked in the mills; the names are changed, but the people actually lived.” — Peter Bergman.
Adams Signs Lease To Move Forward With Greylock Glen
“This will allow us to move forward to the development phases of the project.” — Donna Cesan.
PEDA Hopeful For Local Rail Car Jobs
"We continue to hear from state officials that western Mass. the most likely location." — Corydon Thurston.
BCC Partners With UAlbany's Atmospheric Science Program
"We are excited at the possibilities and opportunities that it will give our students." — Ellen Kennedy
Pittsfield YMCA Assisting During Northern Berkshire Y's Transition
Ihne is leaving North Berkshire at the end of October to pursue a position with another YMCA in New Jersey.
Ecu-Health Care Moving Back to Former North Adams Hospital Site
Ecu-Health Care will occupy the second floor office it had used for many years prior to the closing of the former North Adams Regional Hospital at 71 Hospital Ave.
North Adams Happenings: Oct. 15-21
Berkshires Well-Represented in NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Sectional Competition
At this time, Madysen Pelkey and Patrick Butler have received notification that they have qualified to compete at the New England Patriots Team Championship at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 26.
North Adams Approves Solar Array Lease
“We want to send a message as a community that we want to be as green as possible.” — Richard Alcombright
Miss Hall's Students Learn About, From Horses
"So the horse is also a good teacher - not just us." — Judy Sprague
North Adams Council to Decide Solar Lease, Resolutions
The council will also decided resolutions to for a full-service hospital and against a controversial natural gas transmission line.
Pittsfield Group Looks To Increase Public Art
"Downstreet Art is really what prompted the conversation to get the murals going again in Pittsfield." — Jennifer Glockner
Pittsfield Youth Commission Advises City On Outreach
"We all kind of realized, where's the youth in this conversation?" — Adam Hinds
McCann Recognizes Class of 2015 RPI Scholarship Recipient
"Andrew is one of our top-notch students, and we are very proud of him and his accomplishments over the past four years." — Justin Kratz
Pittsfield Cultural Office Exploring Changes to Lichtenstein, 3rd Thursdays
"We're not looking to do anything drastic. This could be a long feasibility process." — Jennifer Glockner
Electric Customers In 10 Berkshire Towns Seeing Group Benefits
"These programs are all about choices." — Mark Cappadona
North Adams Cemetery Commission Raises Burial Fees
"It has all gotten out of hand over the past 24 years without a commission, and we have no one to back it up." — Paul Arabia
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 10-16
Tickets, Sponsorships Available for Woman of Achievement Dinner
The deadline for tickets and sponsorship is Oct. 15.
BRPC Wants Language Holding GE Responsible For All Pollutants
"GE felt they were able to walk away from contamination that continued to come off the site." — Nathaniel Karns
McCann Strategizes on Pumping Up MCAS Scores
"When you are a high-achieving school, and they want you to show growth, there is not a whole lot of room to grow." — Justin Kratz
'Milestone' for Mount Greylock School Project: Manager Selected
"Dore & Whittier is someone who knows the district well." — Rose Ellis