|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY|
|Lanesborough Questions Support of Legion Building
"If we don't own the building, we don't have the obligation. So we should cut it." — Selectman Robert Ericson.
St. Joe, Drury Forming Football Co-op
"If we can co-op even for one year, to grow a little bit ... we may be able to field our own team again after that." — Amy Gelinas
West Stockbridge Mom Targets Funds to Cure Type 1 Diabetes
"People who don't go through it don't understand." — Kristi Farina
Mount Greylock Committee Rejects Enrollment Recommendation
"You have to essentially be willing to say, yes, we could be a two-member town only." — Carolyn Greene
Advocates Look To Make Arts Part of Governor's Race
"We've got to show them that voters care about this stuff." — Matt Wilson
Pittsfield's Juvenile Resource Center Will Vacate Prison Building
"Pittsfield is committed to serving these students and keeping them in school, even if that school is not actually physically a school." — Jason McCandless
MassDOT Stabilizing Route 8 Section in Clarksburg
"It was just a major hazard." — James Moulton
Chamber Career Fair Connects Hundreds With Open Jobs
"We did get an influx for medical positions." — Darci Hess
Williamstown Preschool Finds Church a Good Fit
"It is a wonderful place. I believe wholeheartedly in every thing they do, so I have to be involved." — Christy Abel
Pittsfield Schools Close to Final Budget Agreement
"I might come back to you in a few months and say 'it didn't work out as well as we thought." — Kristen Behnke
Williamstown Elementary Sees Enrollment Bump
"After the first day of registration when we had 18 walk-ins, we were really surprised." — Principal Joelle Brookner
BMC Confirms Hirings, Medical Practice Relocations
As of today, Berkshire Medical Center has hired 143 former employees of North Adams Regional Hospital and NBH. 6 Comments
State Releases $30 Million for Pothole Repairs
"It was a difficult winter throughout the state and these unexpected expenses put an added burden on already strained budgets." — Lisa Blackmer
BArT Gets ZBA OK, But Building Project on Hold
"We are determined to complete this expansion; however, we must complete it within our budget." — Julia Bowen
Taconic School Study Approaches First Deadline
"We have a methodology now that we've agreed upon with the MSBA for moving forward." — Carl Franceschi
Goodwill Donation Truck to Be at the Milne Library
Beginning April 13, the big white truck will begin taking donations from the parking lot of the library.
NARH Closure Taking Toll on Community
"I hope we can get some pressure to move this whole thing along." — Mayor Richard Alcombright 9 Comments
Adams Library Could Be Beneficiary of $300K Trust
"I believe she is a retired librarian, but she grew up in this town so there is a connection." — Deborah Bruneau
Lanesborough Digs Into Police, Fire, Highway Budgets
"There were a lot of cuts that were made that were painful." — Robert Ericson
Forum, Resource Fair to Focus on Hospital Closure
The resource fair will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Church Street Center social hall on the MCLA campus.
Capeless: Heroin Creating 'Public Health Crisis'
"People are dying. They are dying in their cars. They are dying of overdoses." — Dr. Jennifer Michaels 8 Comments
Leave Your Job, Leave Your Retirement Plan?
Job changers should resist the temptation to spend down their retirement savings, whether they are moving to a new job or plan a hiatus from work.
MCLA Theater Students Produce 'Angels in America'
"Our production searches for the hopeful aspects of an ever-changing society." — Jacquelyn Gianetti
Mount Greylock Alum Jaffe Returns to Perform Benefit Concert
"I just generally hope people will get excited about the schools." — Ben Jaffe
Adams-Cheshire District Preps Marketing Campaign
"There is something for everyone at Hoosac, and that's the message we want to get out." — Superintendent Kristen Gordon
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