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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Farley-Bouvier Files Bills To Combat Sexual Assault On Campus
"If someone does not feel safe in their dorm or in their classes, then they do not have equal access to higher education." — Tricia Farley-Bouvier

Williamstown Ballot Spots Yet to Be Filled
The deadline to file completed papers is March 24.

Taconic High School Project Budget Expected Monday
"This is likely the most important meeting we've had thus far." — Jason McCandless

Cheshire Hesitant on School Restructuring, Preparing for Budget
"We will do what we did in previous years, and we will talk to those with significant account changes or significant accounts period." — William Craig

Clarksburg Weighing Options for Health Inspections
"If you're working full time, there's no way you can do this." — Paula Wells

Adams Restaurant Owners Wary Of Possible Meal Tax
"This is targeting a real fragile industry, and I don't know if it is strong enough if this town supports something like this." — Nathan Girard

Pittsfield Considering Ways To Even Out Elementary School Enrollment
"We're hoping get Egremont down to more reasonable levels." — Jason McCandless

Berkshire Arts & Tech School Unveils New Gym, Cafeteria
"It will come if you put the work in. That's the message we want to give the students." — Pamela Johnson

Mount Greylock Committee Sends Preliminary Budget to Towns
"If the state doesn't kick it in, it throws it over to the towns and the towns need to kick it in." — Lynn Bassett

AG Rejects Pittsfield Councilor's Open Meeting Complaint
The attorney general's office ruled that the PEC isn't subject to open meeting laws because it doesn't represent the city.

North Adams Happenings: Feb. 25-March 3


Interim Leadership Energizing Northern Berkshire YMCA
"There is a new energy in that building that is absolutely palpable." — David Brown   1 Comment

North Adams Library Budgets Wage Hikes for Part-Time Staff
We can't meet something that has been determined to be the living wage by our state." — Mindy Hackner

Lanesborough Puts Fire Department Trucks Up For Sale
The Blazer is being sold as is with a minimum bid of $250.

Alcombright Address Lauds North Adams Investment, Progress
"As I did last year, I will once again ask this question: If there was no North Adams and we were to build one, what would it look like?" — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Pittsfield Councilors Question Snow-Removal Problems
"It boils down to having the product on hand." — Kevin Swail

North Adams Seeks Public Input on 'Re-Branding' City Identity
"Re-branding North Adams is a top priority of our Vision 2030 Comprehensive Plan." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Cold Weather Slowing North Adams School Project
"This cold weather is a big, big challenge." — Daniel Daisy   1 Comment

Williamstown Selectmen Again Decline to Take Pipeline Stance
"I don't like spending our time on resolutions over which we have no control of the outcome." — Hugh Daley

Williamstown Cal Ripken Lengthens Basepaths in Majors This Spring
Signups for Williamstown Cal Ripken Baseball begin Tuesday, joining other towns throughout the county registering players for the spring.

Adams-Cheshire May Restructure School Model
"Everyone would all be on the same page within the district with the grade levels." — Kristen Gordon

Lanesborough Says Override Only Option To Fund Mount Greylock Request
"We don't really have an option at that point." — Paul Sieloff

North Adams Planning Board OKs Methadone Clinic
"We have data that shows that you have several dozen people that are traveling to a facility we have currently in Pittsfield." — Kristin Nolan

Congressman Neal Calls For Major Public Works Investments
"The best, fastest and most dependable way to put people back to work is with a big public works initiatives." — Richard Neal

BMC Achieves Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
This is the third straight year that BMC has been recognized with this prestigious honor, which places BMC in the top 5 percent of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated nationwide based solely on its outstanding clinical performance.


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