|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Kimball Farms Earns Fourth Perfect Survey
The unannounced inspections by representatives from the DPH are conducted annually, nine to 15 months following the prior survey.
Eph Women's Golf Coach Hired at Princeton
Erika DeSanty is leaving Williams for the head coaching position at Princeton University.
WES Appoints Six New Faculty Members
Williamstown Elementary School has announced the appointment of six new faculty at Williamstown Elementary for the 2014-15 school year.
Team of Rivals Excels at Bay State Games
'I think it was fun to get to know people from Pittsfield and people from Lee because we've been playing against them since [grade] 7-8 travel team.'
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition Hosts National Night Out Events
National Night Out is designed to heighten crime/drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime efforts; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them
Williams Grad Overseeing Pittsfield Prevention Partnership
Abegaz graduated from Williams College with a degree in economics in June 2014.
Pittsfield Track & Field Games Set for Saturday
"This is another great opportunity to go outdoors and be active." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
Cold Case Expert Offers Thoughts on Unsolved Local Murders
"There are no mystical solutions. It's really, really tedious work." — Sarah L. Stein
Adams Board Replaces Town Administrator Search Committee Member
"It's a difficult thing to do frankly, but I thought it was the right thing for the town and the right thing for the search committee." — Arthur "Skip" Harrington
Berkshire All-Stars Fall Short in Bay State Games Finale
"I think the biggest thing is these kids came out here just wanting to prove they can play." ;mdash; Matthew Ward
Washington Mountain Road Dedicated To Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans
"This sign will be a constant memory for me and all of the people who travel here about the sacrifices they made." — Rep. Smitty Pignatelli
Preservation Officials Tour Berkshire Courthouse Restoration
"When we're all done, this building is going to look a lot more like it did in 1876." — Michael Mucci
Former Waverly Mill in Adams Hosting 'Mill Children' Exhibit
"We think the space is phenomenal, and a lot of people have been getting excited about it." — Gail Sellers
Great Barrington, Sheffield Awarded $803K in Block Grants
"This grant builds on several years of planning investments by the town of Great Barrington and Housatonic in particular." — Sean Stanton
Pittsfield Launching Downtown Ambassador Program
"It made sense to partner with the Berkshire Community College's criminal justice program to address the Quality of Life committee's request." — Daniel Bianchi
iBerkshire Tag Sales: July 18-21
It's tag sale season again. Time to clear out attics, basements and garages and make some folding money.
High Bids Halt Plans for McCann Nursing Addition
"We aren't going to build the building, but we will keep the process alive and look for alternative locations." — James Brosnan
Bond Bill Includes $5M for Greylock Glen Education Center
"It's a huge step forward that will hopefully create the energy to have even more things happen." — Jonathan Butler
Clarksburg Enters New Fiscal Year With Optimism
"I'm optimistic and I don't even know why." — Mark Denault
Director Takes Leap at Williamstown Theatre Festival
"I always had a romantic vision of working in Williamstown." — Kathleen Marshall
'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
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