The Adams Cheshire Regional School Committee will resubmit the same $19.2 million budget that was rejected by Cheshire town meeting last week.
The School Committee unanimously agreed Tuesday to support the original fiscal 2018 budget because members felt it presented the best educational outcomes and was the best option.
It will be at least mid-July before attorneys are back in federal court in the case of an Adams man accused of terrorism.
Back in February, U.S. Magistrate Judge Katherine Robertson scheduled June 20 for the next status conference in the case of the United States vs. Alexander Ciccolo.
There was a lack of interest in this year's town election, from voters and from candidates.
Just over 200 of the town's 2,323 registered voters made it to the polls - which beat town meeting's attendance of 93 voters - on Tuesday. But, there wasn't much to vote on either. All of the seats up for re-election were incumbents and only a few ballot questions had little significance in town operations.
Each year, an eductor is selected for the award based on nominations from their fellows. Robert Thomas, a math coach at Greylock nominated Rondeau, describing her as having a classroom with a "calm, positive environment but her classes are peppy and fun. Her students truly enjoy being there with her and learning fom one of the best educators I have ever known."
It was a bittersweet ending for children and faculty at Cheshire Elementary on Tuesday, with the welcoming of summer vacation balanced against the knowledge they would be walking out of the school's doors for the last time.
The new truck was purchased through the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. Assistant Chief David Lennon, who wrote the grant, said the truck in total was just over $1 million but the $809,524 grant covered the lion's share of the purchase.
Town meeting members fairly swiftly approved a majority of the 28 article on the warrant Monday night, including a $15.5 million budget, only shooting down the two citizens' petition aimed at amending the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District agreement.
The Williamstown House of Local History will make a little history of its own on Sunday.
The museum plans a celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. to mark the grand opening of its new location at the historic Five Corners junction of Routes 7 and 43 in South Williamstown.
Since its inception in 2009, Free Fun Fridays has drawn more than 1,000,000 visitors to venues throughout the commonwealth. Last year alone, the program reached more than 160,000 people with many partner institutions, such as The Mount in Lenox, The Old State House in Boston, Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich and the EcoTarium in Worcester, experiencing record-breaking attendance.
Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "Honors." Students who earned 90 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "High Honors."
Seventeen graduates of the Practical Nurse certificate program at Berkshire Community College were recognized June 15 during a pinning ceremony in the Robert Boland Theatre of the college's Koussevitzky Arts Center.
Graduates of the Class of 2017 are: Emily Sharron Carmel, Pittsfield and Adams, Mass.; Fiona Loveday Ferrone, Spencertown, N.Y.; Lanna Sofia Knoll, Great Barrington, Mass.; and Emmett Earl Wotkiewich, Nassau, N.Y.
The School Committee nominated its chairwoman for two statewide awards.
The Committee voted on Wednesday to nominate Katherine Yon for a Massachusetts Association of School Committees lifetime achievement award and as an all-state school committee member. She was nominated by both Superintendent Jason McCandless and School Committee member Cynthia Taylor, separately when the statewide organization sent out requests for nominations.
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"Someone has been working on stealing our copper drainage over on the East Main St. side," Library Director Mindy Hackner said at Wednesday’s Trustee’s meeting. "I noticed damage to the porch railing and it looks like someone has worked things loose but now the city knows about it."