|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|BMC Opens New 'Neighborhood For Health' Clinic in North Adams
"This is about helping people live in a healthier more proactive and personalized way." — Dr. Mark Pettus
Pittsfield Hoping One School Will Pilot School Uniforms
"It just makes it easier. It is something you don't have to worry about." — Katherine Yon.
Circle of 6 App Helping Change Campus Culture at Williams
Circle of 6 is a sexual assault prevention app that allows the user to create a circle of six friends a student can call or text easily when she or he is in an uncomfortable situation.
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
Williamstown Planning Board Encourages Waubeeka Hotel Proposal
"I'm going to hang on as long as I can. How long can I do it for? I don't know. I don't know how long I can last." — Michael Deep
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 Hot Dog Ranch Eyes Move To Former Jimmy's Restaurant
"The Hot Dog Ranch would relocate to West Housatonic Street." — Thomas Martin
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
Tractor-Trailers Stuck Under North Adams Trestle Twice in One Month
Traffic was blocked between Davenport Street and Ashland Street.
Pittsfield Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Murder
Thomas Lee Newman Jr., 18, was arraigned on Monday afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court before Judge John A. Agostini.
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