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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Taconic School Study Approaches First Deadline
"We have a methodology now that we've agreed upon with the MSBA for moving forward." — Carl Franceschi

Mount Greylock Building Committee: Keep Choice, Tuition Students
"The idea that not proceeding with the feasibility study is a zero-cost option is a fantasy." — David Langston

Pittsfield Superintendent Fears Taconic Vocational Plan Unrealistic
"I think over the coming weeks we really need to revisit what CTE programs we are going to build for." — Jason McCandless

Mount Greylock Officials React to Lanesborough Meeting
"The issues currently being discussed are not new, and for any one of them to become a deal-breaker at this time would be highly unfortunate." — Carolyn Greene

Lanesborough Examining High School Options
"You just can't look at this as a day-to-day decision." — Paul Sieloff

North Adams School Contractor Bids Delayed by Complaint
"It takes a little work to be prequalified so you think they would have done it." — Margo Jones

Dalton Voters Nix BerkshireTrail Roof Project
The Dalton vote effectively cancels the need for other towns to hold respective special town meetings.

Mount Greylock Sends Feasibility Study Request to Towns
"The bottom line is that we're finding that there's much greater savings than anticipated." — David Backus

Dalton Sets Special Town Meeting for Berkshire Trail Roof Project
The project is estimated to cost the district less than 50 percent of the total cost, thanks to the MSBA grant.

Central Berkshire School Roof Project Needs District Vote
"I think it was an inopportune time for them to choose this course of action." — Dalton Chairman Daniel Boyle

Design Decisions For Taconic High to Be Made This Year
"It's going to be some hard work, but it's certainly going to be worthwhile." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

Mount Greylock Committee to Send Warrant to Towns on Feasibility Study
"They want to know the towns support the school incurring the debt." — Chairwoman Carolyn Greene

Pittsfield School Officials Urge Public Input in School Design
"They want to have a vibrant community discussion." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

Clarksburg Preschool Proposal Has High Cost
"I will advocate very strongly in the need to provide a preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds in the town of Clarksburg ... . — Jonathan Lev

Pittsfield Poised to Pick Architect for High School Design
"We really did go through them with a fine tooth comb. We came out with three finalists." — Superintendent Jason McCandless

Conte School Project Bidding Could Be Delayed
"I'm taking the position that it's better to take another week and get up-to-date estimates." — Margo Jones

First Mount Greylock Building Vote Could Come This Spring
"The ink isn't even dry, I think, on the letter I received from the MSBA." — Rose Ellis

MSBA Invites Mount Greylock to Step 1 of Building Process
"Now, the real work begins." — Superintendent Rose Ellis

Mount Greylock High Receives Good News from MSBA
"For now, I remain cautiously optimistic." — Rose Ellis

Mount Greylock Officials Turn Up Heat for New School
"It was a very difficult decision to make, a snow day the very first week of school." — Rose Ellis

MSBA Plans Visit to Clarksburg Elementary School
"We really look forward to them coming and seeing us in person." — Superintendent Jonathan Lev

North Adams Panel Wants Opinion on Park Alteration
"I want further legal clarification before we take a vote." — Chairwoman Justyna Carlson

Treasurer, MSBA Director Present Award to First-Grader At Crosby
"Good friends, the playground is fun to play in and the lunch that the lunch lady give us is very yummy." — Esha Zahid

North Adams City Council Votes Resolution for Conte
"If Conte is a good project it should be able to stand on its own." — Robert Cardimino

North Adams Officials Present Case for Conte School
"I am convinced, I'm absolutely fully convinced this is the right decision." — Mayor Richard Alcombright


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