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|Westfield Ends Pittsfield 14-Year-Olds' Run in Regionals
The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-year-old All-Stars dropped a 4-3 decision for their second loss in the New England Regionals on Tuesday.
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North Adams Happenings: July 30
Village Ambulance to Host Free CPR Workshops
All participants will receive a course completion card from Village Ambulance Service and the American Heart Association.
Dr. Veeranna Joins Cardiology Services at BMC
Dr. Veeranna is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and completed his residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.
Mayoral Candidate Tyer Targets Anti-blight Ordinances
"This has a community pride component to it. This has a property values component. It effects crime and public health." — Linda Tyer
Lanesborough's Water Line Project Trending On Budget
"We're still under the original amount." — William Decelles
Wellington, Roberson Lead Teams to Giorgi League Wins
Central Radio and Moonlight Diner picked up wins in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League on Monday.
Pittsfield to Hold Babe Ruth, Little League Fall Ball Signups
Registrations for Pittsfield's fall baseball programs will be held this weekend.
North Adams Considering 'Adopt an Island' Beautification Plan
"I still think it might be a great demonstration project for all these different islands in the city." — Mayor Richard Alcombright 1 Comment
Williamstown Board Asked to Restrict Parking on Lee Terrace
"We're concerned about having to avoid a [motor vehicle] accident and instead hitting a child on the street." — Howard Carter
Gilbane Awarded Contract For New Taconic High School
"They came in with a budget that fits the School Building Needs Commission." — Kathleen Amuso.
Adams Lions Spreading Word on Activities, Vision Care
"All this is going on and we're trying to bring this out to the public about what we're doing." — Richard Laing
Bopp, Alibozek Lead Team to Narrow Win
Yard Work by Dan and Pete's Gun Shop earned wins on Sunday in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.
Local Author Publishes Book On Northern Berkshire Trains
"The rails have been ripped up and they no longer exist, but what was it like? We need to get people back there." — Kristen Demeo
Clarksburg Cemetery Stones Being Repaired
"The loose and leaning stones were the priority this year." — Martin Johnson
Brewing Boomed In Pre-Prohibition Pittsfield
Real crisis came at the end of the decade, as increasing restrictions on alcohol grew into total national prohibition.
Local Lawmakers Push To Override Baker's Budget Vetoes
"I hope we commit to do the right thing and restore these cuts." — Rep. Smitty Pignatelli
LaFesta Baseball Exchange Marks 25 Years
"From the smallest city in the commonwealth to the largest city in the commonwealth, we have to keep this relationship going." — Mayor Richard Alcombright
Potential Disruption of Mount Greylock Renovation Raises Concerns
The impact on education — in the near future and decades down the road — remains a high priority.
Renovated Pittsfield Common In High Demand
"We've hardly gotten started with it, and it has been a huge success already." — Chairman John Herman
North Adams VFW Welcomes Warrior Hike Veterans
"It gives you the opportunity to think back on stuff and kind of go through it." — Gabe Golden
North Adams Takes Possession of New Engine 1
"Our guys built this truck ... they know exactly what they need." — Mayor Richard Alcombright
Lanesborough 11U Bulldogs Lose at Long Island Tourney
The Lanesborough Bulldogs dropped a 13-3 decision on Friday night.
Westfield Ends Pittsfield NL All-Stars' Tourney Run
The Pittsfield National League 12-year-old Little League All-Stars lost in an elimination game in the Section 1 tournament on Friday night.