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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Williamstown Fire Committee OKs Budget Request to Voters
This year the Fire District will hold its meeting on Tuesday, May 27, at the fire house.

"Draft Day": It's a Coin Toss
Now more than ever, the art of the deal plays a major part in the science of winning, which, the thinking is, will enrich the ownership.

"Muppets Most Wanted": More or Less
While cameos by movie celebrities have long been a Muppets staple, in this permutation the best lines are reserved for said humans.

PERC Shares Stories of Business Success
"PERC really stepped up and helped us with those costs." — Josh Levin.   1 Comment

BHS Earns Education Award
Berkshire Health Systems has been named a Silver LearningElite organization for 2014 by Chief Learning Officer magazine.

Ephs Defeat Vassar College 14-5
The Williams College Ephs (8-5/5-3 NESCAC) snagged their eighth win at home against Vassar College (6-7).

Adams Selectmen Ask For Pole Relocation on Roundabout
"To me this creates a traffic hazard that could be avoided." — Selectman Arthur "Skip" Harrington   1 Comment

Area Responders Tested on Emergency Preparedness
But what happens when everything goes wrong and multiple agencies are called in?

MCLA Christens New Veterans Resource Center
"We now have a space to get together, to be together." — Brian Nelson

Historic Cheshire House To Be Leveled for Dollar General
"It's such a beautiful property, and it's a shame to see it get paved." — Jill Balawender-Reynolds   37 Comments

Mount Greylock Enrollment Question Still at Issue
"In 2012, MSBA decided to change its procedure and settle the enrollment first. Now is the time to settle the enrollment." — Carolyn Greene

Mass MoCA Extending Hours for Packed 15th Season
"We know that there will be a lot of visitors here and a lot of excitement in the Northern Berkshires." — Jodi Joseph   2 Comments

Bump Cites 'Unallowed' Severance Package in BCAC Audit
The organization lacked a formal policy for that type of compensation and there were no provision in the employee's contract for it.

PEDA Still Hopeful for Rail Project
"We just want to stay in their face, and be a little cute with it," — Corydon Thurston

North Adams Happenings April 16-22
North Adams Happenings

Eph Women's Lacrosse 9th in National Poll
Mason's Ephs are riding a 9-game win streak and are tied for second place in NESCAC with Trinity.

Greylock Federal Names New CFO, Vice President


Williamstown Election, Meeting Registration Deadline Set
The deadline for voter registration for the annual town election and annual town meeting is Wednesday, April 23.

Men's Golf Competes in MASCAC Championships
Salem State senior Tom Grant (Mansfield) captured medalist accolades for the second consecutive season.

BART Announces Second Trimester Honor Roll
Students who earned 80 percent or higher in all of their classes received the distinction of honors, 90 percent or higher, high honors.

Berkshire Health Systems Closing In On Deal To Acquire NBH
"Emergency services of this community need to be addressed immediately." — Judge Henry J. Boroff   1 Comment

Edith Wharton Writing Competition Winners Announced
The Mount received a record-breaking number of entries from 22 schools from the Berkshires, Hampshire, and Franklin counties as well as New York, Connecticut and Vermont.

Volunteers needed for the Y's Tie Dye Dash
All volunteers will receive a YMCA T-shirt the day of the event.

Lanesborough Loses Lawsuit Over Laston Park Construction
"There was a trial last summer and there was judgment against the town." — Paul Sieloff.

Williamstown Board Rejects Housing Panel Developer Choice
"To fly in the face of this adamant 6-0 vote of these people who have given so much to work and push this forward ..." — Jane Patton


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