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|IS183 and The Clark Joining Forces for Art Workshops
By offering hands-on art-making on-site, IS183 will complement the Clark’s mission to advance and extend the public understanding of art.
Former Williams President to Serve as Interim Director of Clark Art Institute
Oakley, the former president of Williams College, is a long-time member of the Clark’s Board of Trustees and served as the board’s president from 1998–2005. Oakley is currently a senior fellow at the Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences at
Kindergarten, Pre-K Registration Open in Savoy
Screening for children entering preschool or kindergarten will be held on April 29 at the school. Call 413-743-1992 to schedule a screening appointment.
BArT Announces Second Trimester Honor Roll
Academic courses at BArT are aligned with the Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks for the appropriate grade level and include all standards deemed necessary for a complete, college-preparatory, middle and high school education.
Three Williams Swimmers Qualify for Olympic Trials
Living With Ghosts: My Time At the Butler Goodrich House
It is also, according to some, quite haunted ... a reputation which prompted me to jump at the chance to temporarily take up residence.
Architects Make Presentation to Mount Greylock Building Committee
"It's important to talk to both towns, both communities. We want to understand what the issues are from multiple perspectives." — Joe Drown
Vietnam Veterans Honored at Snowy Pittsfield Ceremony
"[They] never got the recognition they deserved. Now they do." — John Harding
Williams Women's Tennis Beats No. 1 Emory
The Williams College men's and women's tennis teams each continued to win on their spring trips on Saturday.
Lanesborough School Approves $182K Budget Cut
"I am still not comfortable giving away money we don't know what we have." — Chairwoman Regina DiLego.
North County Group Lobbies for Hospital Reopening
"What I need to do is to make certain whatever comes back here is sustainable." — Mayor Richard Alcombright
Finance Committee, Selectmen See ACRSD Proposed Budget
"I want to make sure we are transparent because these are big, big cuts." — Kristen Gordon
Former Pittsfield Councilor Pete White Seeking at-Large Seat
"I want to be working on much more citywide initiatives." ‐ Pete White
Williams College Admits 1,159 Students for Class of 2019
Of the admitted students, 567 are women and 592 are men. One hundred and two are international students representing 46 different nationalities.
Cheshire Water Protection Bylaws Saved; Bridge Being Closed
"If they want to come, let them come. If they don't, it is their loss." — Carol Francesconi
Lenox Library Launches 20th Annual Book Donation Drive
To donate books or other materials to The Lenox Library for this three-day event, call 413-445-5679 or 413-637-2630 x113, or email email@example.com for information about where to bring them.
Scholarship Deadline Approaching for Girls Inc. Awards
For the first time, Girls Inc. of the Berkshires is awarding a $1,000 scholarship through the Rotary Club of Pittsfield.
Applications Accepted for Lola Greene Legacy Scholarships
A one-time grant of $250 to $500 will be awarded to a graduating high school senior from Berkshire County who is planning to continue to study Latin and/or the Classics in college.
BFAIR Annual Meeting to Feature Self-Advocate With Down Syndrome
The keynote address at the meeting will be offered by John Anton. Anton is a young man with down syndrome who is a self-advocate and a legislative specialist with the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress.
Williamstown Election Lines Fill Up
Four people had returned papers for the open seat on the Board of Selectmen, and three for the two spots on the School Committee.
Adams Focuses On New Economic Development Strategies
"It's about increasing the number of opportunities coming to the door." — Tony Mazzucco
Williamstown's Colonial Pizza Has New Owner With Old Ties
"It's just been a whole family thing, and whatever I can do to continue what they built on, I'm honored to do." — Steven Peltier
Pittsfield Opens Third Community Center In Public House Complex
"The idea is to bring the services and resources we have in the city to the residents in public housing." — Justine Dodds
Pittsfield Rolling Out Final North St. Reconstruction; Parking Management
"It will take more than one construction season." — Jon Dietrich
Historical Commission OKs Lighting For Heritage Park
"Personally, that looked like the best combination of old and new." — Chairwoman Justyna Carlson