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"When people feel good about and take pride in their neighborhood, they take better care of it." — Ron Marcella
Hoosac Valley Graduate Rumbolt Remembered
"She was one of those players who brought a certain toughness to the team." — Ron Wojick 1 Comment
North Adams Hospital Emergency Room to Reopen in May
"I'm told there are no bureaucratic delays anticipated." — Harold B. Murphy 6 Comments
State Provides $200K To Fix Pittsfield Roads
"This is a total surprise. We didn't expect this." — Commissioner of Public Works Bruce Collingwood
Williamstown Housing Committee Names Interim Chair
"I just want to go on record that I don't like how it was done, and I wish we could stay together until the end of the term." — Bilal Ansari 3 Comments
Williamstown Medical Entities Easing Residents' Anxiety
"We are seeing some anxiety in patients, but we assure them we have many of the advanced skills used in emergency departments." — Shawn Godfrey
Pine Cobble Forest Project, Dinner Celebrates Utility of Goats
"The invasives are so heavily invested in the woods at Pine Cobble that the native plants are struggling." — Morgan Hartman
Reception Set for Retiring Williams Inn Owners
"Carl and Marilyn have been so devoted to our community for so many years. — James Kolesar
North Adams Approves Taxi Rate Hikes
"Give him a modest increase to make sure we have a taxi service in town." — Councilor Wayne Wilkinson 1 Comment
Waldorf High School Students Make Historic Trip to Cuba
“The Waldorf High School’s trip is unique in that it takes advantage of a small opening in U.S. regulations made by the Obama administration, at the same time that deep social and economic changes are underway in Cuba." — Andrea Panaritis
St. Luke's Nursing Scholarships Available
The deadline for submission of completed applications is May 30.
Mount Greylock Announces Honor Roll
The total school enrollment is 572, of which 294 have made honor roll for the third quarter.
MCLA honors Three Berkshire County Educators
This year’s recipients will be recognized on Thursday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the MCLA Church Street Center Social Hall on the MCLA campus.
Bianchi Replaces Key City Administrator
"You have to have compassion. But you also have to have a tough skin." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi 1 Comment
North Adams Hospital Closure Stretching Medical Services
"You can't do cardiac resuscitation for 45 minutes and expect a good outcome." — Dr. Oscar Rodriguez 5 Comments
Pittsfield Councilor Switches Vote To Approve Bus Purchases
"This is just going to keep adding and adding on as we go further into the budget season." — Ward 2 Councilor Kevin Morandi
Registration Open for Y's Tie Dye Dash Fundraiser
This race is not about being the fastest or being in the best shape; it is about encouraging healthy lifestyles. You can walk, jog, run or hop on one foot as long as you get out there and give it your all.
Adams Community Bank Supports Medical Shuttle Service
To reserve a space on the North Adams/Pittsfield shuttle, call BerkshireRides at 413-664-0300 at least two business days in advance.
'Food Truck Rodeo' On Tap For Pittsfield Downtown
"We're all very food passionate." — Kathy Lloyd 1 Comment
Lawmakers File Report On Lowering Student Debt
"People assume that the student loans will be worth it. But that's not necessarily the case." — state Rep. Paul Mark
Berkshire Runners Compete at Boston Marathon
Pittsfield's Stephen Foley was the fastest Berkshire County finisher in Monday's 118th Boston Marathon.
Lanesborough Finance Panel Queries Health Insurance; Legion
"We have a big problem coming in the future. Here is a $1 million line that is growing." — Rich Cohen 5 Comments
Klara's Gourmet Cookies Named Finalist for Award
Winners will be announced by noted chef Dominique Ansel at a red-carpet ceremony June 30 at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.
COOL Committee Promoting LED Lightbulbs
The COOL Committee will be selling LED bulbs at upcoming outreach venues for the reduced price of $5, and will have educational material and sample bulbs available for viewing.
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: April 18-24, 2014
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