|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Kocsis Leads Gable Electric to Youth League Win
Gable Electric earned a narrow victory over Volp Logic in the Lanesborough/Williamstown Youth Basketball League this week.
Adams Approves Grant Strategy to Address Memorial Building Repairs
"You need to be able to prove ... that you have the capital to go ahead and maintain the building if it is given to you." — Joseph Nowak
Lenox Town Manager Proposing $27.7M Budget for FY16
"The town is no longer in a defensive posture in respect of reserves." — Christopher Ketchen
Co-Workingspace Opens at 85 Main in North Adams
"I hope people will say two things about this: It's where I go to get things done; the other is, let's meet up at Cloud85." — Jeffrey Thomas
Concert, Beer Fest, Fireworks Lined Up For Pittsfield Common
"We are all looking forward to wrapping up this project." — James McGrath
Pittsfield's Newly Renovated Ray Crow Park Vandalized
"Just a few days after Christmas, the playground was tagged heavily and a fire was lit in the brand new tube slide." — James McGrath
Cheshire Selectman: Town Will Have to Take Stand on Pipeline
"I came into the pipeline meeting neutral ... but I think we are going to be in this up to our neck." — Selectman Robert Ciskowski
Site Visit Kicks Off Tyler Street Redevelopment Efforts
"This is a great old neighborhood with a lot of potential." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
Williamstown Officials Discuss Mount Greylock Expansion Proposal
"It's kind of like: We're living together, it's not working out, let's get married." — Hugh Daley
Mount Greylock Offers Basketball Clinic for Boys and Girls
The Mount Greylock boys basketball team is offering a youth clinic on Sunday, Jan. 25.
MCLA Search Committee Closing in on Presidential Candidates
"The college community will have the opportunity in the near future to meet the finalists that emerge as the result of these interviews." — Denise Marshall
Local Teams Earn Youth Hockey Tourney Titles
The 44th annual Gib Kittredge Youth Hockey Tournament wrapped up on Monday at the Boys & Girls Club in Pittsfield.
Adams Cemetery Commission Looks To Utilize Chapter 90 Funds
"It would be nice to get $40,000 and finish up Bellevue." — David Nuvallie
Williams College Reminded of Real Martin Luther King
"The man who was killed was not the one we celebrate. We ignore the one who rubbed us the wrong way." — Leslie Brown
Hundreds Volunteer for Annual North Berkshire King Day
"I see you frowning, I try to get you to smile — because I can't stop smiling." — Phyllis Jarrett
Berkshire United Way Hires New Youth Development Coordinator
Nataly Garzon, a 2014 Williams College graduate, will work across Berkshire County to increase opportunities for youth to build aspirations for a bright future.
Greylock Donates $6,000 to Massachusetts Small Business Development Center
Each dollar of funding will be matched 2 to 1 with federal funding, helping the MSBDC to expand job creation and retention, and to provide resources to small businesses in Berkshire County.
Williams Skiers Fifth at Opener
The Williams College ski teams started the carnival circuit with a strong performance in Maine.
Danville Catches Battalion in Third
The Berkshire Battion dropped a 5-3 decision on Sunday afternoon.
Business Specialist Outlines Services to Maple Grove Civics Club
"I feel like CDCs really help seed the market with small businesses." — Dawn Broadwell
Taconic School Project Decisions Needed in Next Few Months
"There is a lot coming in the coming months." — Jason McCandless.
Williamstown School Employee Gets 'Soup-er' Win
"When they told us we'd won, I couldn't even process it." — Joelle Brookner
BRPC: Inclusionary Zoning Helps Towns Increase Affordable Housing
"We're trying to figure out how to get more affordable housing into our communities." — Brian Domina
Guachione Leads Miss Hall's Cagers to Victory
The Miss Hall's School basketball team defeated Millbrook on Saturday.
Battalion Blasts Danbury
The Berkshire Battalion earned a big win over first-place Danbury on Friday night.