|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Mount Greylock Invited to MSBA's Feasibility Stage
"Yay!" — School Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Greene
Images Cinema Hires New Executive Director
"I look forward to sharing my passion and knowledge with Images Cinema and with the entire community of the Northern Berkshires." — Doug Jones
Classical Beat: Concerts Blossom Throughout the Region
The mind reels with the diversity of it all: opera in concert, concerto and symphony, the ever-popular John Williams’ Film Night – all at Tanglewood.
Adams Panel Adds Development, Planning to Administrator Duties
"It has taken a lot of years to get where we are, and we want a candidate who will continue this work." — Police Chief Richard Tarsa
Dark Matters; Williamstown Theatre Festival Gets Serious
"When you do dark pieces, I don't think you focus on the darkness. I think you focus on the lightness." — Nina Arianda
Williamstown Public Safety Building Committee to Pursue RFP
"We have unequivocably wasted three months here." — Sgt. Scott McGowan 2 Comments
GMO-Label Bill Stuck in Ways & Means Committee
"People have the right to know what they are eating. The labeling gives the consumer a clear choice." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi 5 Comments
Weather Service Reports Dalton Hit by Tornado
The tornado touched down at about 4:55 p.m. on Sunday with winds at about 90 mph.
Mohawk Trail Being Honored at 59th Fall Foliage Parade
"It's very exciting that the Fall Foliage Parade Committee chose to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Mohawk Trail this year." — Peter Tomyl
Melito Family Reunion in North Adams
The descendants of Vincent J. and Jennie Pisano Melito gathered Sunday for a family reunion at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center.
Three Berkshires Men Fighting Fires in Northwest
"We are extremely proud of the DCR and municipal firefighters who have been called upon to help our friends and partners in Washington." — Jack Murray 1 Comment
Pittsfield Councilors Favor Opposition to Gas Pipeline
"We should never have to accept things that we know are dangerous when we know that we have alternatives." — Ben Wellerstein.
North Adams Housing Agency Reaching Asset Deal With City
"I think it is safe to say that we have reached an agreement with the city of North Adams." — Christopher Tremblay 1 Comment
Williamstown Town, Fire Discuss Coordinating Annual Meetings
"It's so sad that 36 people show up at a [Fire District] meeting to vote when it impacts the whole town." — Jane Patton
Wilber Off to Strong Start at YMCA Nationals
Monument Mountain's Maeve Wilber turned in a strong performance on the first day of the YMCA National Long Course swimming championships.
Berkshire Force Set to Host Softball World Series
The Berkshire Force softball team will open play on Wednesday at 5:30 in the Babe Ruth 16u World Series in Pittsfield
Mount Greylock Alums Reunite to Play at Reunion
Mark and Paul "P.J." Roughan, Mike Immerman and North Adams' Tom Marshall rocked out to the sounds of Van Morrison, Golden Earring and the like. 2 Comments
La Festa Baseball Renews Boston-North Adams Competition
The La Festa baseball exchange got under way this weekend with a win for the Boston squad. 1 Comment
Pittsfield School Building Panel Opts for New High School
"I just want to thank everybody, this is a milestone for the city of Pittsfield." — Chairwoman Kathleen Amuso 1 Comment
Berkshire Bank Renames Its Mortgage Lending Division
This business line will transition Berkshire’s current mortgage lending affiliate, Greenpark Mortgage, into the Berkshire Bank Home Lending brand.
Hoosic River Revival Project in Line for $8.8M from State
"For many people in North Adams, protecting them from flood disasters is the most important aspect of our work." — Judith Grinnell 5 Comments
Local Swimmers Head to YMCA Nationals
Five girls and one boy from Berkshire County are competing in Indianapolis, Ind., this week at the YMCA Long Course Nationals.
Letter: Williamstown Land Needs to Stay in Conservation
How many open spaces are left in town that are not privately owned, that could replace the Lowry and Burbank properties as open space and agricultural conservation land? 27 Comments
'Sex Tape': Risqué Behavior
It's like the comedian who works blue when the muse of wit has abandoned him.
Fund for Williamstown Awards $14,000 to Individuals and Community Groups
Since its inception in 2006, the fund has become an agent for creative thinking about how individuals and organizations can better their community.
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