The Board of Selectmen recognized the Thunderbolt Ski Runners on Wednesday for aiding and greatly expediting two rescues on Mount Greylock this winter.
The selectmen awarded Thunderbolt Ski Runners Josh Chittenden, Steve Sauve, David Childs and Rich Adamczyk certificates to thank them for helping in two daring rescues on the mountain in March.
More than 100 students became Mildred Elley alumni after crossing the Barrington Stage during Thursday's graduation ceremony.
First to address the graduates was Pittsfield Campus President Annette Jeffes, who asked the graduates to reflect on their time at Mildred Elley.
Williams College junior Mackenzie Murphy threw a 2-hit shutout and senior Brenna Martinez hit a solo home run to account for game's only tally as the Williams College softball staved off elimination by edging M.I.T., 1-0, in Game 2 of the 2018 NCAA Div. III Tournament's Williamstown, Mass. Super Regional Friday on Cole Field.
On Friday morning, Hartford, Conn. Officer Jill Kidik regained consciousness, surrounded by friends and family.
She will not become the 56th officer killed in the line of duty in the United States this year.
The City Council Ad Hoc City Clerk Committee will recommend appointing the Assistant Clerk Deborah Pedercini as the new city clerk.
The ad hoc committee met with City Clerk Marilyn Gomeau and Assistant City Clerk Deborah Pedercini Wednesday to go over the positions and a possible transition plan. The committee agreed to recommend promoting Pedercini and hiring a new assistant clerk.
Hoosac Valley Elementary School preschool students gifted "energy bags" to local police officers.
A convoy of preschoolers made their way to the Adams Police Department to help give the officers a little boost Tuesday.
The Berkshire Blaze girl's softball league are planning to turn one of the fields at Wahconah Park into their new home.
The Parks Commission on Tuesday approved letting the league fix up the little league field along Park Street by eliminating the baseball pitching mound, creating a dirt infield, repositioning the benches, cleaning and painting the backstops, and flattening out the foul territory. Then, they'll use that at their home turf for tournaments and league play.
Six of the honorees will receive one-year grants to study or conduct research in their academic fields, and 14 will receive English Teaching Assistantships for teaching abroad. English Teaching Assistants help local students increase their English language skills and their knowledge of the United States.
Berle will officially join the museum on September 1, 2018, assuming a newly created senior-level position to lead the museumís education vision at a pivotal time of growth. In this position, she will build on the strengths of the museumís robust education program currently led by Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett and Digital Learning Director Rich Bradway.
The Board of Selectmen will not appeal the courtís decision to allow the installation of a solar array on East Harbor Road.
After an executive session Tuesday, the selectmen agreed they will take no action on superior courtís decision to reverse a Planning Board decision to decline a special permit to a resident interested in using their land for solar array development in an agricultural retention zone near the intersection of Wells Road and East Harbor Road.
Peter Mehlin has been impacting childrenís lives as long as the current Williamstown Elementary School has been educating the townís youngsters.
Now Mehlinís impact will be remembered for as long as there is a Williamstown Elementary School.
Paul Caccaviello had a domestic homicide case while working in the district attorney's office and he said he brought in behavioral experts to help teach and understand the issues of domestic abuse.
He said he's taken steps to create a sub-unit to focus directly on domestic abuse cases and to understand the best ways to become proactive in domestic abuse cases to halt things from getting worse. And that's what he says he'll do if elected as the new district attorney this fall.
In short, when investing for long-term goals, you're seeking significant growth and, in doing so, you'll have to accept some degree of investment risk. But when you're after short-term goals, the formula is somewhat different: You don't need maximum growth potential as much as you need to be reasonably confident that a certain amount of money will be there for you at a certain time.
The Parks Commission will welcome commercial enterprises onto city property. But, only if it "enhances the park."
The commission has been weighing the levels in which commercial enterprises can operate on parkland since January. Then, Todd Fiorentino was looking to open a coffee kiosk, Poseidon Coffee.
The former Excelsior Print mill on Roberts Drive has been filling up with tenants since being purchased by developer David Moresi last spring. On Monday, they gave the OK to a yarn dyer, a computer repair shop and Moresi's own business office.