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|Hundreds Attend BCC's Not Your Average Dog Show
"Community is our middle name and we're trying to do things for many niches of the community." — Jeff Doscher
Former North Adams Officer Running Marathon for Charity
Andrew Homestead is running in the 2013 Boston Marathon for the charity Cops for Kids with Cancer in recognition of 16-year-old Anna Arabia.
Berkshire Nursing Families' Team Trivia Night Set for March 2
Berkshire Nursing Families will hold its 11th annual Team Trivia Night fundraiser on Saturday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Williams Inn.
Voices of Hope Raises $50K for Berkshire United Way
The Seven Hills Inn, in cooperation with the Lenox Chamber of Commerce, raised $50,000 for the Berkshire United Way.
Pittsfield Boy Scout Pizza Event Raises More Than $1,600
"Words can't express our gratitude ... " — Bill Macfarlane
Berkshire United Way Names Annual Donor Car Winner
Greylock Federal Credit Union and The Johnson Dealership teamed up to provide the winnings.
UCP Telethon Raises $32,250 In 50th Year
"We do see it as a major success." — Christine Singer 2 Comments
Sand Springs Group Ramps Up Fundraising Drive
"I think it's a real synergistic relationship. People recognize it enhances what the Youth Center has to offer." — Janette Kessler Dudley 4 Comments
North County Firefighters' Motorcycle Club Turning Non-profit
"It's all about local charity and helping fire departments." — Cory Adelt 1 Comment
'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' Raises More Than $20K
"Violence is huge and I don't think people know how big it is." — Janis Broderick 1 Comment
Cash Tribute Singer Finds Mohawk Theater Good Fit
"I'm sort of sensitive to a ghostly feeling. There seems to be some sort of energy here. It really puts me in the mood." — Harold Ford 3 Comments
Drury Band Conducting Energy-Efficient Light Bulb Fundraiser
Drury High School band members are currently selling Energy Star rated light bulbs, CFL's, and advanced power strips in conjunction with National Grid for a fraction of the cost of purchasing them in a store.
Bass Water Grill Hosts Dining Benefit for Alzheimer's Walk
"Alzheimer's shows no mercy. There is no treatment to cure, delay or stop its progression." — Mary Whitman
North Adams Cracking Down on School-Lunch Tabs
"We have an ongoing problem with some parties who just don't send their kids in with lunch money." — Superintendent James Montepare
Long Closed Mohawk Theater Opens For 'Cash' Fundraiser
"It's the 75th anniversary of the Mohawk Theater so we think that's very, very important to have a show to recognize that event." — Mayor Richard Alcombright 3 Comments
First Lady's Pittsfield Visit Behind Closed Doors
"I want to give her a hug and tell her she can come to my house for dinner on Sunday." — Tiffani Sobers
Wild Oats Raises $450 For The Berkshire Food Project
"We try to make a difference in our community by donating our time, skills and other resources to events and organizations that improve and support a better quality of life for all of us." — Greg Roach, Wild Oats chef
COTY Project Raises Needed Program Funds
Volunteers and COTY Project staff raised more than $600 from a tag sale held this past Saturday.
First Lady, James Taylor Headline Campaign Fundraiser
The Daily Hampshire Gazette reported Monday that the first lady will make a campaign swing through Western Massachusetts 1 Comment
Alzheimer's Association Event Features David Hyde Pierce
Pierce is best known for his 11-year role as Niles on the television show "Frasier" and is directing the first main stage show of the season at Williamstown Theatre Festival. 1 Comment
Ransford Moving Ahead With Motorcycle Rally Plans
"It will be a destination for a lot of people. It will be a real boon to the town for the number of people it will draw in." — Charles Ransford 3 Comments
Monument Student Biking 'Sea 2 Sea' for Haiti School
"The future of Haiti faces many challenges and its hope lies in the education and welfare of its children." — Peter Smith
Montessori School to hold 'Speakeasy' Silent Auction
A committee of parents has been soliciting sponsors and donations for the last few months and to find wonderful items to bid on for all ages.
Williamstown Selectmen Nix Alcohol For Biker Rally
"For me, absolutely not. I will never agree to this." — Tom Costley 8 Comments
Williamstown Mayfest Music Festival Benefits NARH
"We've been wanting to do something to help the hospital, and Mayfest gives us an opportunity to do that." — Allen Jezouit
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