|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|McCann Manufacturing Students Tour Pittsfield's Starbase Technologies
"What they are learning at McCann can be used in careers right here in Berkshire County." — Justin Kratz
Egremont Hosts Final FireFighters' Steak Roast of the Year
"It's a volunteer department. They need funding to be sustainable for everything they do. That's why I support it." — Terry Moore
Hundreds Watch Berkshire Battalion Drop Puck On Inaugural Season
"We had a packed house. It is a great start." — Herm Sorcher.
State and Town Officials Sign Master Lease For Greylock Glen
"This is really going to put the town of Adams on the map not just at the monument, but at the downtown too." — Gailanne Cariddi.
Downing Sponsors Holiday Greeting Card Design Contest
"I thought it would be fun to spread holiday cheer by using a truly unique card designed by a young constituent." — Benjamin Downing.
Pittsfield Teen Follows Her Passion for Skating
"My mom’s friend suggested figure skating, and it was the only thing that I loved." — Michaela Grady
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 17-23
Berkshire Grown Expands Holiday Farmers Markets Schedule
These popular events feature locally grown and produced foods and gifts, plus live music, lunch fare, and activities for children, during months when farmers’ markets are not open in the region. Admission is free.
Are You and Your Spouse on the Same Page?
Such discrepancies are common, even for couples who communicate well.
North Adams' Eclipse Mill Opening Studios For Weekend
"Although we have work in the hallway, we don’t invite the public in to our homes." — Debi Pendell
Smithsonian Leaders Hail Berkshire Museum SparkLab Partnership
“We think that real innovation will happen in this space." — Claudine Brown
Berkshire Battalion Ready for Opener
"I'm psyched." — Michael Kaselouskas
Events to Raise Funds, Awareness of Kids Place
"A lot of people don't know what the Kids Place is or what we do. We're really working hard to get the word out." — Laura Baran
State Health Connector Launching Open Enrollment, New Website
"There were many areas where we stumbled and we made sure to rectify." — Jean Yang
Pittsfield Council Looks At Civil Service Report
"We did a lot of hard work, and we looked at a lot of issues." — Michael McCarthy.
Adams Gallery Putting On Play Based On Local Mill Workers
“The stories are all real with people who actually worked in the mills; the names are changed, but the people actually lived.” — Peter Bergman.
Adams Signs Lease To Move Forward With Greylock Glen
“This will allow us to move forward to the development phases of the project.” — Donna Cesan.
PEDA Hopeful For Local Rail Car Jobs
"We continue to hear from state officials that western Mass. the most likely location." — Corydon Thurston.
BCC Partners With UAlbany's Atmospheric Science Program
"We are excited at the possibilities and opportunities that it will give our students." — Ellen Kennedy
Pittsfield YMCA Assisting During Northern Berkshire Y's Transition
Ihne is leaving North Berkshire at the end of October to pursue a position with another YMCA in New Jersey.
Ecu-Health Care Moving Back to Former North Adams Hospital Site
Ecu-Health Care will occupy the second floor office it had used for many years prior to the closing of the former North Adams Regional Hospital at 71 Hospital Ave.
North Adams Happenings: Oct. 15-21
Berkshires Well-Represented in NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Sectional Competition
At this time, Madysen Pelkey and Patrick Butler have received notification that they have qualified to compete at the New England Patriots Team Championship at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 26.
North Adams Approves Solar Array Lease
“We want to send a message as a community that we want to be as green as possible.” — Richard Alcombright
Miss Hall's Students Learn About, From Horses
"So the horse is also a good teacher - not just us." — Judy Sprague