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|Berkshire Federal Credit Union to Merge with Greylock
The Boards of Directors at both credit unions have approved the merger, and approval from the National Credit Union Administration has been granted.
Downing Seeks Local Participants for Citizens Legislative Seminar
The CLS is a semi-annual educational seminar geared toward adults of all ages interested in learning more about state government and the legislative process.
Greylock Provides Third Installment of $50,000 Pledge to Meals on Wheels
Greylock’s $50,000 pledge helps Elder Services’ Meals on Wheels program provide nearly 70,000 meals to seniors in need.
North Adams Happenings: Sept. 2-8
Pittsfield's Ives Pledges Communication In Bid For Council Seat
"My No. 1 goal for the ward would be to have open communication." — Tammy Ives
Cheshire Wants to Change Spelling of Hoosic River
"May as well change it now and be done with it." — Barry Emery
Colegrove School Project Work Continues; Exterior Shaping Up
"The fixtures inside the classrooms are like an inch think and they give off an amazing amount of light." — Margo Jones
Four to Receive 'Frankie' Award on Sunday
"They turned those programs into winning programs but programs that allowed us to have a ton of fun at the same time." — Eric Hirsch
Early Cost Estimations Show New Taconic Project On Budget
"Both numbers are amazing close." — John Benzinger
MCLA Opens 'Year of Transition' With New Faces, New Leader Search
"The board makes the final decision on who becomes the president of MCLA and we promise to make the best choice possible." — Susan Gold
Peter Fohlin: He Worked for Williamstown
"I'm all about tomorrow. Celebrations — or at least recognition — is not so much about tomorrow. It's about the past." — Peter Fohlin
Freight Yard Attorneys File Motion to Begin Collections
The request comes in the wake of the City Council's rejection on Aug. 11 to help pay for the judgement against the authority.
Pittsfield Schools Staff Ready For First Day of Classes
"Our kids are well taken care of because you go above the call of duty." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
SVHC to Honor 2015 Vision Award Honorees
Library Challenge Celebrates 20th Year
Golf participants will start the day’s events with a light lunch followed by a 12:15 p.m. shotgun start for teams of four, vying for prizes in the categories of low gross score, low net score, closest to the pin and straightest drive.
Mount Everett Teacher Wins $10,000 Kapteyn Prize
A teacher of art, design and photography at Mount Everett for nine years, Giordano’s many accomplishments include creating a “Foundations of Design” curriculum described by colleagues as one of “the finest examples of a teacher-developed, student-centered
Northern Berkshire Adult Basic Education Program Fall Programs Begins
New programs include Career Pathways; college and career readiness, Distance Learning; online HiSET (GED) preparation, Bridge to College; academic and readiness skills needed to transition to college available.
Best Buy In Berkshire Mall To Close At The End of October
"We don't take decisions like this lightly." — Carly Charlson
Pittsfield Council Candidate Airs Her Side Of Legal Battle With City
"It is like a community service." — Tammy Ives
Protesters Bring Pipeline Picket to Kinder Morgan Offices
"We're here to protest the pipeline and to push for renewable energy policies in Massachusetts." — Judy Eddy
FEMA Grants Adams $800K For New Fire Truck
"The upgrade to our fleet, will allow us to continue to provide protection of life and property in the Town of Adams." — Paul Goyette
Cornerstone Completes Sweep in BABL Final
The Cornerstone Nineties won the Berkshire Adult Baseball League 20-and-over Division title on Sunday.
Habitat For Humanity Cuts Ribbon On New 'ReStore'
"It's been a dream of ours to get to a facility as big as this and as beautiful as this." — Steve Gingras
Adams Aces Take Lead in BABL Final
The Adams Aces Saturday won Game 1 of their best-of-three Berkshire Adult Baseball League Championship Series.
Revised Proposal For New Pittsfield Dunkin Would Spare Church Building
Cafua's earlier proposal at the Tyler Street location stirred considerable local controversy in September 2014.