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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
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

Local Woman Opens Berkshire School of Etiquette
"It's modern etiquette. It's what's real today." — Diane Massey   1 Comment

The Clark Extends Hours for Summer 2014
The Clark Art Institute has announced it will temporarily extend its hours to better accommodate visitors this summer and early fall.

Williamstown Selectmen Decline to Discuss Land Hearing
"I was wondering if the Board of Selectmen had a position on the two properties and their status or what it should be." — Catherine Yamamoto

Haddad Sock Game to Benefit Pittsfield Community Connection
Haddad Auto Group will be hosting a Facebook game called the Haddad Sock Game to raise up to $2,000 for Pittsfield Community Connection.

Clarksburg Golf Course Plans Revamped
"I just want to make the two growing seasons and be open ... that's my goal." — James Basiliere

Pittsfield Venues Report Busy Tourism Season So Far
"Who knew chickens were so popular? Numbers are up, visitors are up." — Betsey Sherman, Berkshire Historical Society

Taconic Architect: Building New Better Than Renovating
"New construction is making more sense than either of the other two options." — Carl Franceschi

Stephentown Food Pantry In Need of Donations
The pantry currently serves 59 households representing 162 folks.


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