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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Preservation Officials Tour Berkshire Courthouse Restoration
"When we're all done, this building is going to look a lot more like it did in 1876." — Michael Mucci

Former Waverly Mill in Adams Hosting 'Mill Children' Exhibit
"We think the space is phenomenal, and a lot of people have been getting excited about it." — Gail Sellers   1 Comment

Great Barrington, Sheffield Awarded $803K in Block Grants
"This grant builds on several years of planning investments by the town of Great Barrington and Housatonic in particular." — Sean Stanton

Pittsfield Launching Downtown Ambassador Program
"It made sense to partner with the Berkshire Community College's criminal justice program to address the Quality of Life committee's request." — Daniel Bianchi

iBerkshire Tag Sales: July 18-21
It's tag sale season again. Time to clear out attics, basements and garages and make some folding money.

High Bids Halt Plans for McCann Nursing Addition
"We aren't going to build the building, but we will keep the process alive and look for alternative locations." — James Brosnan

Bond Bill Includes $5M for Greylock Glen Education Center
"It's a huge step forward that will hopefully create the energy to have even more things happen." — Jonathan Butler

Clarksburg Enters New Fiscal Year With Optimism
"I'm optimistic and I don't even know why." — Mark Denault

Director Takes Leap at Williamstown Theatre Festival
"I always had a romantic vision of working in Williamstown." — Kathleen Marshall

Pittsfield Cultural: July 18-24


'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Monkey See, Monkey Makes a Sequel
In a perfect circumstance, we would take all the politicians and make them watch director Matt Reeves' "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

Hoosac Harvest Members Open Gardens for Annual Tour
"This money goes directly to trying to feed your neighbors, and I think that is a worthy cause." — Lee Venolia

Pittsfield Questions DPW and Utilities Management
"The existing organizational charts do not match up to what was being proposed in 2010 by Mayor Ruberto." — Barry Clairmont

Williamstown Housing Trust Finalizes Homeowner Assistance Plan
"It's in their interest and our interest but, most importantly, in the potential homeowners' interests to know about this opportunity." — Chairman Thomas Sheldon

Pittsfield Board Approves Expanded Uses For Shire City Sanctuary
"We basically want to expand the special permit to include many different issues that may come along." — Chris Swindlehurst

MassDOT Purchases Berkshire Line for Passenger Rail
"Studies have shown that a Berkshire County rail connection to New York City would be a winner." — Richard A. Davey

Williamstown-Lanesborough Tri-District Back on Track
"I'm pleased that Union 71 seems to be stabilizing." — Chris Dodig

Classical Beat: Vermont Home to Some Hits This Week
Another gloriously diverse week of captivating music is in store for lovers of chamber vocal, voice with orchestra,

Lenox Says Google Ad Campaign Is Generating Tourism
"It is much better data than we'd get if we put an ad in The New York Times." — Kevin Sprague

Fuls Named to Mount Greylock School Committee
"Seeing that Mr. Fuls is here and has answered questions, I'm going to vote for Mr. Fuls." — Adam Filson

Cheshire Residents Petition Against Dollar General Plans
"The road is just too narrow and that intersection is too dangerous." — Eileen Tremblay   3 Comments

Bianchi, Councilors In Standoff Over Capital Budget
"I compromised and I think they can compromise." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

North Adams Closes Fiscal 2014; Prepares for Municipal Aid
"The governor signed the budget so the $750,000 is in play." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Williams Professor James MacGregor Burns Dies at 95
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James MacGregor Burns died early Tuesday at his home at age 95.

Greylock Federal Donates $13,000 to North Adams Events
"Greylock is proud to support the city of North Adams in its efforts to organize year-round family-friendly events appealing to a wide range of people in the community." — Victoria May


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