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|Pittsfield's Linda Tyer Announces Candidacy For Mayor
"Right now there is an absence of leadership." — Linda Tyer
MCLA Presidential Pick Staying in Wisconsin
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts announced on Tuesday that Greg Summers has bowed out because of personal issues.
Entertainment Permits Granted To Pittsfield Establishments
"We put in every possible scenario." — Bruce Finn.
National Weather Service Transmitter Remains Out of Service
"Once the final permit requirements are completed ... installation of the transmitter on the new tower will begin." — NWS
Hoosic River Revival Group Presents Options to 'Stakeholders'
"This isn't a three-year solution. This is a long-term solution. We've got three different groups looking at this in different ways." — Mayor Richard Alcombright
Lanesborough FinCom Reviews COA, American Legion, Rec Budgets
"Is this critical to the workings of town?" — Al Terranova
Lenox Selectmen Review FY16 Budget & Town Warrant
"We've been pretty hard on the department heads to come up with bare-bones budgets." — David Roche
Pittsfield City Clerk Announcing Run for Mayor
Tyer was elected to represent Ward 3 on the City Council in 2003, one of three successful candidates that year endorsed by WHEN.
Brien Center Employees Protest Contract Wage Offer
"We have people that are just leaving continually." — Meagan Parker
Pittsfield's Lothrop Will Not Run for Re-Election
"It has been a pleasure to have served the residents of Pittsfield and Ward 5 for the past 12 years." — Jonathan Lothrop
Purple Valley Aquatic Swimmers Compete at Regional
Three swimmers from the Williams College-based Purple Valley Aquatics swim team competed at the New England Regional Championships this month.
North Adams Mulling Transfer Station Fee Changes
"The city should implement this because what it allows is that every household pays its fair share of trash disposal." — Michael Canales
Berkshire Health Systems, OB/GYN Practices Partner
The three practices joining under the Berkshire Health Systems Physician Practice Group are Berkshire OB/GYN Associates, located in Pittsfield and Lenox, and Northern Berkshire OB/GYN and GYN Services of the Berkshires, located in Adams.
WCMA Receives Large Donation of Contemporary Art
The gift to WCMA is part of Norton’s second such philanthropic project, following one in 2000 in which he gave more than 1,000 pieces to 32 institutions.
Berkshire Bank Seeks Volunteer Projects
Berkshire Bank is seeking service projects of all sizes, but generally should engage between five to 50 employees using a mix of skilled and non-skilled labor.
Williamstown Community Chest Seeks Volunteer Award Nominations
Since 1985, the Community Chest has presented an annual award honoring a resident, or residents, of Williamstown for exceptional volunteer service.
Greylock Federal Reports Strong 2014
The credit union’s regulatory net worth – a key measure of financial strength – ended the year at 9.4 percent, up from 8.76 percent in 2013, improving upon Greylock’s “well-capitalized” rating as determined by the National Credit Union Administration.
IS183 and The Clark Joining Forces for Art Workshops
By offering hands-on art-making on-site, IS183 will complement the Clark’s mission to advance and extend the public understanding of art.
Former Williams President to Serve as Interim Director of Clark Art Institute
Oakley, the former president of Williams College, is a long-time member of the Clark’s Board of Trustees and served as the board’s president from 1998–2005. Oakley is currently a senior fellow at the Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences at
Kindergarten, Pre-K Registration Open in Savoy
Screening for children entering preschool or kindergarten will be held on April 29 at the school. Call 413-743-1992 to schedule a screening appointment.
BArT Announces Second Trimester Honor Roll
Academic courses at BArT are aligned with the Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks for the appropriate grade level and include all standards deemed necessary for a complete, college-preparatory, middle and high school education.
Three Williams Swimmers Qualify for Olympic Trials
Living With Ghosts: My Time At the Butler Goodrich House
It is also, according to some, quite haunted ... a reputation which prompted me to jump at the chance to temporarily take up residence.
Architects Make Presentation to Mount Greylock Building Committee
"It's important to talk to both towns, both communities. We want to understand what the issues are from multiple perspectives." — Joe Drown
Vietnam Veterans Honored at Snowy Pittsfield Ceremony
"[They] never got the recognition they deserved. Now they do." — John Harding