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Mercier Named Administrator of Mount Carmel Care Center in Lenox
Mercier replaces David Laplante, who was recently named vice president for the Carmelite System.

The Classical Beat: Chamber Concerts Blossom Throughout Region
This will become the dominant genre of music making to be found until next June, when the warm late spring weather invites us to share massed performances outdoors at Tanglewood and other venues, large and small.

Austen Riggs Center Commends Berkshire Community Scholarship Recipient
Given annually since 1977, the scholarship is awarded to a graduating Berkshire Community College student who has demonstrated academic excellence in the behavioral sciences.

North Adams Hosts Fifth Annual Motorama on Sunday
In addition to looking at meticulously restored and maintained vehicles, attendees can enjoy live music, 50/50 raffles, food, and shopping.

MCLA Holds School Supply Drive to Benefit Local Students
Items needed include pencils and erasers, mechanical pencils, notebooks and journals, folders and binders, notebook paper, rulers, calculators, markers and crayons.

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Lanesborough Finishes Water Line Expansion Project
"They have finished the main line. They have even finished pressurizing it and chlorinating it." — Paul Sieloff

North County School Finance Forum: State Aid Lacking
"The communities that spend the most in Berkshire County are the ones that don't have the low-income students." — Kristen Gordon   1 Comment

Cheshire Planning Board Hopes to Resurrect Master Plan Efforts
"It's a first step because it is going to take a long time." — Dan Speth

North Adams Welcomes New Officers, Firefighter
Two new police officers and a firefighter were sworn in Tuesday's City Council meeting.

Whitman's Wins Torchia League Title
The Whitman's softball team Tuesday completed an unbeaten run through the Pat Torchia Women's Softball League playoffs.

Pittsfield Denies Wrongdoing in Police Officer's Lawsuit
"The city denies the allegations made by Mr. Lenihan and the city will be vigorously defending this action." — City of Pittsfield

Clarksburg Reviews Financial Procedures, Bridge Projects
"This is important that we're on all the same page." — Finance Committee Chairman Mark Denault

BHS Slates Open House for New 'Neighborhood For Health'
A community open house to introduce the new features will be held that Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m.

New England Public Radio Opens Berkshire Bureau
"We love BCC and we love New England Public Radio." — Claudia Perles

Mount Greylock Regional Bus Routes 2015-16
Mount Greylock Regional School opens Wednesday, Sept. 2.

Cheshire Barracks Commander Honored at Retirement
Blackmer had led the Cheshire Barracks since 2008, capping 31 years with the state police. He retired at the end of June.

North Berkshire School Bus Routes 2015-16
School bus routes will be added in as they are submitted.   5 Comments

Lanesborough Considering Fowl Bylaws To Solve Neighbor Complaints
"We looked at it from a couple different angles." — Paul Sieloff   1 Comment

Whitman's Takes Game One of Torchia League Final
Whitman's scored in the bottom of the seventh to defeat VFW on Monday in the opener of the Pat Torchia Women's Softball League final.

North Adams Seeks Grant To Continue Work at Heritage State Park
"It is an economic generator, and people go out of their way to go to communities where there are bike paths." — Michael Nuvallie

McCann Tech Opening Day 2015
The high school will open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, for Grades 9 through 12 .

Cameron Black of West Stockbridge Awarded Scholarship to Pursue Music
Black, who recently from Monument Mountain Regional High School in June, will attend the University of New Haven this fall to pursue a bachelor’s degree in music and sound recording.

Volunteers Needed for Sept. 20 Josh Billings RunAground
“The Josh” – as it is known to locals and participants – is the second oldest triathlon of its kind in the country and has taken place in Berkshire County since 1977. Race proceeds have benefited Berkshire United Way since 2002 and total nearly $60,000 s


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