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North Adams Happenings: July 1-7


Village Ambulance Adds Vans With Wheelchair Lifts
"As we looked at ... there's a real need for this throughout the community year round. So we just purchased a third van so we can continue to provide community service even after the college starts in the fall." — Shawn Godfrey

Report: Local Nonprofits Generate $2.4 Billion In Economic Activity
"But I am happy to report that the nonprofit sector in Berkshire County has been part of what is a more buoyant part of our economy and is helping to bring the economy back." — Stephen Sheppard

Cheshire Will Hold Another Override Vote
"If we donít educate our children, you may as well put a lock on the door of the town." — Carol Francesconi

Teddy's Tops WPT in Giorgi League
Teddy's Pizza and Mount Anthony Union High School earned wins in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League on Tuesday night.

Bennington Tops Lanesborough 11-year-olds
The Lanesborough Bulldogs dropped a 10-3 decision on the road on Tuesday.

Womble Pitches Pittsfield 13s to Win in Babe Ruth District Opener
Pittsfield's 13-year-old Babe Ruth Baseball team won its first game in the District Championship on Tuesday night.

Berkshire Carousel Breaks Ground On Permanent Home
"It'll be a small carousel, but it's ours." — Maria Caccaviello

Pittsfield's Tyer Challenges Mayoral Candidates To Foot Race
"It's just meant to be something to celebrate Independence Day." — Linda Tyer

Committee Approves Changes To North Adams Zoning Ordinances
ďThe city was built out in a very tight manner, and everyone walked to work so they didnít have cars and they didnít need the space we have these days.Ē — William Meranti

Curtain Rises on Williamstown Theatre Festival
"I'm really excited to see how it connects with audiences." — Mandy Greenfield

Lanesborough Committee Urges Another Vote On Docks Bylaw
"It's been more than a decade of effort to get something done." — Robert Barton

Alcombright Running on Progress, Development
"There are more jobs, more investment, and more local projects than there was six years ago." — Richard Alcombright

Local Trumpet Player To Play With The Eagles Band
Felix has performed in competitions on the national and international level.

MCLA, Waubeeka Earn Giorgi League Wins
Joe Wiggins scored 21 points to lead MCLA to victory in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League on Monday.

Sorrento's Double Fuels Late Rally in 'Cats Win
The North Adams SteepleCats beat Vermont, 7-3, on the road on Monday.

Williamstown Prudential Committee Thankful for College Contributions
"The college has been very generous over the years letting guys serve." — John Notsley

Miss Hallís Students Named Pickett Scholars
The scholarships are given to two seniors who exhibit outstanding performance in academics and extracurricular activities. This is the twelfth year the association has honored Miss Hallís students.

Lillian Quinn Will Serve as Grand Marshal for the July 4th Parade
The Pittsfield 4th of July Parade has an historic reputation dating back to 1824, when the procession consisted of Revolutionary War survivors, patriots, politicians, and horse-drawn carriages

Clarksburg Lists Third Trimester Honor Roll
Students enrolled in Clarksburg have the benefit of receiving challenging instruction with a high level of individualized attention from a committed faculty and staff.

St. Stan's Announced Fourth Quarter Honors
St. Stan's is a Catholic elementary school educating a diverse population of children from the northern Berkshire County of Massachusetts and southern Vermont.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation Awards $257,175 in Scholarships
For over 28 years, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has built stronger communities and helped donors make a difference through charitable giving.

Pittsfield's Mayor Bianchi Launches Re-Election Campaign
"I am extremely optimistic about the future of the city and the future of Berkshire County." — Daniel Bianchi

Nominations Accepted for 2015 Woman of Achievement
The award honors a Berkshire County woman for her considerable achievements and outstanding commitment to the community.

Dagnoli/JBC Rolls Up 85 Points in Giorgi League Win
Nigel Cross led four players in double figures for Dagnoli/JBC in Sunday night's win over Bud Light in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.


Solid Sound Day Three
Solid Sound concluded Sunday with performances from the...
Solid Sound Day Two
Saturday's performances at Solid Sound included NRBQ,...
Solid Sound Day One
Solid Sound gates opened at 4:30 and concert goers enjoyed...
Colegrove Park School Tour
School and city officials toured the far-from-completion...
Down Street Art 2015 Kickoff
Down Street Art kicked off Thursday night with music, food,...
High School Softball All-Star...
High school softball players from throughout the county...
Bashevkin Farewell Party
Nearly 100 staff, friends, family and partners of the...
Little League Championship...
Hunter Sarkis and Logan Briggs Tuesday evening singled...
Candlelight Vigil for S.C....
More than 300 residents gathered at United Methodist Church...
Central/South Relay for Life...
Hundreds spent Friday night and Saturday morning walking...
'Amazing' Book Launch Party
Hundreds turned out for the release of Ty Allan Jackson's...
Third Thursday June 2015
Third Thursday in Pittsfield brought thousands to North...
Bruins Rally At Cheshire...
The Boston Bruins held a rally for Cheshire Elementary...
Pittsfield High Graduation...
Pittsfield High School held its graduation on Sunday at...
Taconic High Graduation 2015
Taconic High School held its graduation exercises on...
Lenox High Graduation 2015
Lenox Memorial High School presented diplomas to 64...
Solid Sound Day Three
Solid Sound concluded Sunday with performances from the...
Solid Sound Day Two
Saturday's performances at Solid Sound included NRBQ,...
Solid Sound Day One
Solid Sound gates opened at 4:30 and concert goers enjoyed...
Colegrove Park School Tour
School and city officials toured the far-from-completion...
Down Street Art 2015 Kickoff
Down Street Art kicked off Thursday night with music, food,...
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