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Pittsfield Library Accepting Food for Fines
During this four-week period, the library will accept non‑perishable food items in lieu of paying fines for overdue books.

Pittsfield Schools Introduce New Cultural Proficiency Coach
"I think there's power here in our own community." — Jason McCandless

Mount Greylock Teacher Recognized for Excellence
"Bob's a math teacher first and foremost." — Principal Mary MacDonald

Berkshire County Kids Place Honors Supporters
"It's very difficult to be able to explain to you about what Berkshire County Kids Place does or to show you." — Chrisa Collier

Mount Greylock Debates Lanesborough School Union Vote
"It may be if they vote to leave, it will encourage people to vote for regionalization." — Carolyn Greene

Adams Narrowing Down Town Administrator Applicants
Girgenti said they have narrowed the applicants down to six, but could receive more.

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 24-30


Atlas Private Wealth Management Moving to North Adams
"After acquiring most companies go through layoffs. We actually haven't laid anyone off and we've hired three people." — Gregory Britton

Lanesborough Officials Debate School Spending
"The town decides where to spend money. I think you are going to see recommendations across the board for less money for the schools." — Al Terranova

Adams Seeks Fix to Visitors Center's Ineffective Geothermal System
"Your fingers cramp up because they are so cold and you can't type, and you can see your breath in the building." — Erica Girgenti

Mount Greylock Committee Taking Up Delayed Superintendent Search
"Mostly it would be a matter of getting the word out far and wide. It would be going more nationally." — Carolyn Greene

North Adams to Williamstown Bike Path Public Meeting Set
"We are very close to finalizing plans for a safe and viable biking solution between our downtown and Williamstown." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Pittsfield Schools Review Teacher Evaluation Process
"The purpose of this is not to be punitive, but to establish a dialogue with the educator." — Joseph Curtis

'North Adams' Added to Harriman-West Airport Name
"I think that is a good compromise." — Chairman Jeffrey Naughton

Tri-District Search Committee Advises Interim Superintendent
"The pool was not as deep as we hoped." — Regina DiLego

BMC Awarded $3M for Health Care Center in North Adams
The award will help fund initiatives to align with the findings of the Stroudwater Associates' health needs report for North Berkshire.

Pittsfield Expecting Heavy Usage at Renovated Common
"Every time I go by there, it looks like it's improving each day." — Chairman Dr. John Herman

Williamstown Students Celebrate Power of Words
On Wednesday, the costume parade hit the street around the school and through the neighboring Harper Center, and kids from pre-K through sixth grade showed off their favorite characters from books or their favorite words.

Former Senator Bill Bradley Shares Insights at Williams
"I've always said the problems of democracy are not solved by running away from democracy but by having more democracy and figuring out how to do it." — Bill Bradley

Cheshire Town Cleanup Deemed Success
"It was a really uplifting and positive and we got a lot of trash." — Eileen Quinn

North Adams License Commission OKs Transfer to V&V
Both stores must continue to operate as they are until the ABCC approves the licenses.

Pittsfield Granted $4.5 Million To Finish North Street Reconstruction
"We should finish up everything except the planting before we shut down for the winter." — Douglas Clark

Clarksburg Awarded $920K MassWorks Grant for Road
"Now we can build out from the center. It will be safer for the bicyclists and safer for pedestrians." — Carl McKinney

PEDA: Springfield Rail Car Contract Benefits Berkshires
"Obviously I am disappointed the company that was leaning toward Pittsfield didn't get selected." — Corydon Thurston.

Williams Chapin Library Seeking Volunteers
Each volunteer will receive training in duties, procedures and other information he or she will need to know.


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