|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Adams Sets Annual Town Meeting Date
Mazzucco said in the future he would like to move town meeting to an earlier date in June.
Lanesborough FinCom Voices Concern With Educational Spending
"I am not in favor of supporting a Mount Greylock budget at this time." — Ronald Tinkham
North Adams Public Services Panel Eyeing Waste Fee Hike
"If the commercial haulers leave, we don't lose out from that, we don't have to supply X amount of tonnage." — Joshua Moran
Cheshire Assessors Working on Business Tax 'Noncompliance'
"We will meet with them and get to the bottom of this." — Carol Francesconi
Spring Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for April 25
Anyone with unused, unwanted and expired prescription, over-the-counter and controlled medications should stop by to dispose of them safely.
North Adams Happenings: April 22-28
Guest Column: An Earth Day Appreciation of Our Partners
I want to thank local officials for their important work in making our shared mission a reality.
Williamstown Selectmen Candidates Address Town Issues
The town election will be held on Tuesday, May 12, at Williamstown Elementary School.
Congressman Neal Files Bill To Combat Heroin Overdoses
"This is a life-saving treatment, but many are deterred from providing these medications for fear of litigation." — Richard Neal.
Local Restaurateur Donates to Walk to Defeat ALS
"We love to give back to the community. This seemed like a great opportunity." — Jared Decoteau
East Road Solar Array Construction Officially Begins
"Without community solar, the majority of the ratepayers cannot participate because they cannot put it on their homes," Sweeney
North County Poets Wrap Up Season at Parlor Cafe
"I came out tonight to support the poets here and to support my friend putting it on." — Jacob Snow
Pittsfield Election: Four Return Nomination Papers
So far, four candidates for office have returned nomination papers.
Friendly's Restaurant Closes in Lenox
"Friendly's in Lenox values its guests and thanks them for their patronage." — Paloma Richards
Lenox Selectmen Encourage Historical Appreciation, Library Support
"We may be attracting people we hadn't before. For some, it's just their preferential hours." — Sharon Hawkes
Cheshire Property Owner Claims Taxes Unfairly Assessed
"Most people have given up, and I am not giving up." — George Tremblay
Kinnaman Leads Locals at Boston Marathon
A dozen Berkshire County residents posted times at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Berkshire Humane Society Subaru Raffle Under Way
Tickets are still $40 each or three tickets for $100.
Mount Greylock Building Committee Holds Public Workshop
"We've been getting the voices of all the various constituent groups — students, parents, teachers, community members..." — Mary MacDonald
Historic Williamstown Barbershop Changing Clippers
"It has been a dream of mine since I was old enough to go to the barbershop by myself." — Duane Griffiths
Pipeline Digging Could Yield Ancient Info
During this period, our understanding of when and how the Berkshires had been occupied by earlier peoples was being revolutionized.
Holiday Hours: Patriots Day
Monday, April 20, is Patriots Day, a state holiday marking the anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord that began the American Revolution. The day is celebrated on the third Monday in April.
North Adams Little Leaguers to Appear on NESN Broadcast
The North Adams Little League is sending representatives to Boston to appear in a NESN broadcast and see a game at Fenway Park.
State Secretary Ash Preps Berkshire Leaders For Baker's Economic Plans
"People have their eyes on your area of the commonwealth." — Jay Ash.
Clark Art Unveils Super Bowl Prize
"I'm sure there's a lot of connections we can make between fine art and football, I'm sure you agree." — Richard Rand