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|Cheshire Property Tax Rate Rising for 2015
"Historically, we've always been a single tax rate." — Chairwoman Carol Francesconi
Clark Offers Special Free Hours for Magna Carta Exhibit
The "Super Sunday" program will provide one free adult admission to the Clark when accompanied by a child.
Two Fundraisers Planned For Local Girl's Walk to Cure Diabetes Team
Noelle's Belles is the team of Williamstown third-grader Noelle Dravis, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes four years ago at the age of 4. Her team walks in the JDRF of Greater Connecticut/Western MA Chapter's walk on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Six Flags N
KJ's Dance With Me Enrolling Students
Classes will be held in Williamstown under the direction of Kathy Ascevich, and will run Oct. 14 through mid-June.
'The Drop': Tells a Low-Down Tale
Whether Bob and Nadia know it or not, romance attempts to gift the sordid air with its hopeful fragrance.
North Adams Happenings: Sept. 17-23
Children's Etiquette Classes Scheduled
Attendance is limited to 12 children and includes a five-course fine dining experience as part of the program.
Clark Art Receives $118,000 to Digitize Book Collection
These materials will be made available through the library's digital collections interface; the Internet Archive; the Getty Research Portal; the Massachusetts Digital Commonwealth; and the Digital Public Library of America.
10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival Seeks Submissions
All programming must occur within the Upstreet Cultural District during the festival dates and must relate to the festival's theme of "ten.” The deadline for submission is Oct. 31.
NBCC's UNITY Program Announces 2014-15 Teen Programs
UNITY’s popular and long-running Youth Leadership Program and Teen Writing Workshop will again be offered and facilitated by new staff, MCLA alumni Jessica Sweeney, and more recent MCLA graduate Adam Tobin.
iBerkshire Tag Sales: Sept. 20-21
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A Reading Room With a View: Sawyer Library To Be Dedicated
"We have the capability to reduce the ranges of shelves and increase people space. So we can go in either direction. That kind of flexibility is important." — David Pilachowski
Schedule Set for North Adams' Minor League Hockey Team
The Berkshire Battalion of the Federal Hockey League is scheduled to open its season at home in North Adams.
Pipeline Debate Hinges On Energy Needs, Demands
"There is an urgent need for energy infrastructure." — Allen Fore
Adams Farmers Market Deemed Success
"We definitely got some recognition from the community and folks that were traveling elsewhere to come visit our market." — Samantha Talora
MCLA Volleyball Wins on Road
Margaret Allen recorded 11 kills to lead the MCLA volleyball team to a come-from-behind win on Thursday.
Pittsfield Green Commission Close to Decision on Styrofoam, Bag Ban
"It seems that it would be helpful for us to say that the commission is looking favorably on the viability of a ban." — Nancy Nylen
Rhode Island College Wins MCLA Golf Tourney
Mass College of Liberal Arts hosted a tournament at Berkshire Hills Country Club on Thursday.
North Adams Airport Commission Mulls Name Change
"We have been looking to bring the airport to the next level and get the traffic that we want." — Trevor Gilman
UCP Offering Workshops On Emergencies, School Plans
These workshops are in conjunction with Family TIES of Massachusetts and the Federation of Children with Special Needs.
Williams Football Team Opens New Field on Saturday
Farley-Lamb Field at Weston Field promises improved fan amenities and, fans hope, more wins for the Ephs.
North County Health Needs Report Advises ER, Outpatient Services
"I feel very, very hopeful. It substantiated the fact there's still a need ... there is a population that is in a sense underserved," &mdahs; Mayor Richard Alcombright
Bianchi Names New Berkshire Works Director
"Demers was chosen due to his background in workforce development, collaborative mentality and innovative approach to developing new programs and identifying funding streams." — Daniel Bianchi
AutoZone Eyes Former Allendale Pizza Hut Location
"I feel like that is the last piece to the puzzle for that corner." — Dan Kelly
Fohlin Praises MEMA's Help In Spruces Aftermath
"MEMA's been great all the way through this project. It's been like clockwork with MEMA." — Peter Fohlin