|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Bianchi Names New Berkshire Works Director
"Demers was chosen due to his background in workforce development, collaborative mentality and innovative approach to developing new programs and identifying funding streams." — Daniel Bianchi 1 Comment
AutoZone Eyes Former Allendale Pizza Hut Location
"I feel like that is the last piece to the puzzle for that corner." — Dan Kelly
Fohlin Praises MEMA's Help In Spruces Aftermath
"MEMA's been great all the way through this project. It's been like clockwork with MEMA." — Peter Fohlin
Pittsfield School Department Ponders Silencing WTBR
"If we can't find a way to do this the right way, I think we really need to consider not doing it at all." — Jason McCandless 14 Comments
Drury High Sees AP Scores, Enrollment Take Off
"You take the hardest courses you can get into. It allows you to compete to get into the college you want." — John Smolenski
Battalion Coach, League Officials Meet Hockey Fans
The minor league hockey team looking to call North Adams home held a reception for fans on Wednesday evening.
Williams Men's Tennis Wins
The Williams College men's tennis team beat Vassar, 8-1, on Wednesday.
Williamstown's First Church Marks Building's Centennial
"Our 1849 building was not in the least Georgian, and Williams decided it would nice if it was not there." — Moira Jones
MCLA Women's Soccer Gets First Win
Brittany Whitford and Natalie Caney scored to give the MCLA women's soccer team a 2-0 win over Bay Path on Wednesday.
The Saga of Hadley Overpass: North Adams
Seems like in hindsight, it would have been more expedient to have constructed a completely new structure. 6 Comments
How to Build a Better Budget
While it might seem like a chore to track all your accounts and purchases, you could be taking unnecessary chances with your standard of living if you don’t.
Barnbrook Realty Awarded Christie's Affiliatiation
“The esteemed affiliation gives us the ability to offer our clients and their properties an unparalleled scope of international exposure under the distinctive ‘Christie’s’ brand through highly targeted global marketing programs and services.” — Maur
Mount Greylock Parents Air Concerns About Loss of Late Buses
"Before we got to cutting buses, we did not replace positions." — Superintendent Rose Ellis
Merchants Blame Business Dive on Park Street Project
"You are going to have the prettiest street running through a ghost town if something doesn't change." — AnnMarie Belmonte 9 Comments
Bianchi To Propose Capital Budget For Roads, Parking
"I think we are going to have support for a capital budget that will have roads, the implementation of some of the parking recommendations, and infrastructure-type issues." — Daniel Bianchi
Volunteers Sought for Humanitarian Mapping Projects
"These organizations submit a request to a shareware website ... they're looking for volunteers all over the world to work with this." — Theresa Clary
North Adams Cab Company Plans to Relocate
"It is in a neighborhood, and it's not given the same leeway as a business on Main Street." — Chairman Donald Pecor
Pro Hockey Team to Hold Reception, Waiting on State's Blessing
The Berkshire Battalion minor league hockey team will hold a reception for fans on Wednesday evening.
North Adams School Project on Track, Under Budget
"The building is essentially gutted so we can see where there would be a lot of unforeseen in the building right now." — Kenneth Guyette 6 Comments
Developer Details Plans for Former Adams Mill
"It's finally taken a turn where we sort have stepped up the development process and started rather than talk about maybes." — Jeffrey Cohen 6 Comments
Pittsfield Historical Commission Invites Input on St. Mary's Demolition
"I would personally love to hear from the diocese." — Commissioner Thomas Martin 10 Comments
Pittsfield Prepping For New School Costs Estimates
"MSBA wants to make sure we get the program down before we jump into designing the building." — Carl Franceschi
Williams Senior Harrier Wins National Honor
Williams College's Colin Cotton was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's Division III Men's Athlete of the Week on Monday.
Williamstown's Friendship Club Raises Funds for Outings
"We bought small and big teddy bears at the dollar store and dressed them in sweaters and hats we made. They went like hot cakes." — Maggie Guiden
Williams College Football Looks to Bounce Back
The Williams College football team opens its 2014 campaign on Saturday at its new field.