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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
The Meat Market Offers Offal Dinner for All Hallow's Eve
"In the world of eating, nothing is so creepy to the eater as the unusual." — Jeremy Stanton

'St. Vincent': Absolved of All its Sins
Smart writing by Melfi, with just the right touch of quirkiness and a smattering of running gags, draws us into the scenario.

The Independent Investor: Workers Get to Save More in 2015
Those who arguably benefit the most from the 2015 changes are small business owners who contribute to Solo 401(k) Plans.

These Mysterious Hills: Pittsfield's Downtown Awash in Ghostly Legends
In the process of touring downtown with legend enthusiasts this week, other locales that had not even been on my radar were brought to my attention as well.

Pittsfield Debates Control Over School Department Budget
"It was a little bit of a surprise to me to find out that although the City Council discussed the matter, we didn't adopt it." — Jonathan Lothrop

Lenox Calling Special Town Meeting
"If we don't get this, we'd have to find another way to satisfy the state's need." — Christopher Ketchen

Community Bids Farewell to MCLA's Grant & Canavan
"I will do everything I can to support this college as tribute to President Grant." — Commissioner Richard Freeland

Adams COA Loads Up 'Buckets of Sand' for Local Senior Citizens
"The seniors are very happy, especially when it might snow this weekend so it's perfect." — Linda Cernik

BRPC Concludes Train Station Study, Encourages Towns To Stay Involved
"Each of these six communities will want to support any mitigation of predicted impacts." — Gwen Miller.

Two Students Arrested at Different Schools with Loaded Weapons
"Principal Vosburgh and his staff followed Pittsfield Public School safety protocol to the letter." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

2014 Bazaars & Craft Fairs
The craft fair and bazaar listings will be updated regularly through the fall. Send information to info@iberkshires.com.

Berkshire County Arc Launches 2014 Annual Campaign
The funds raised through the campaign will be used to purchase accessible kitchen and laundry appliances, which will be installed in a 624-square-foot space that is adjacent to the Social Development Center.

North Adams Edward Jones Office Supports Toys for Tots Drive
Local residents may help needy children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to the office, 71 Main Str., North Adams, during regular business hours beginning Oct. 31 through Dec. 18.

Adams Selectmen Updated on Park Street, Town Projects
"It is moving along very quickly. The weather is setting in so there is a lot of motivation there." — Donna Cesan

Visitors Bureau: Tourists Spent $161 Million In Lenox Last Year
"Visitors are coming to Lenox and spending dollars." — Lauri Klefos

Clarksburg Seniors Have Deadline for Cable Discount
"Ultimately what's going to happen is they are expecting Comcast to buy them out." — Town Administrator Carl McKinney

Lanesborough School Committee Delays Vote on Superintendency Union
"You owe an apology to all the parents who had to take time off from work to be here." — Christine Canning-Wilson

Education Secretary Tours Lanesborough, Hancock Schools
"I've been really impressed with the quality of teachers." — Matt Malone

Adams Planners Approve Bond, Screening for East Road Array
"The Zoning Board technically approved the site plan, and that's where it stands. ... Our hands are tied." — Barbara Ziemba

Lanesborough Contracts With PCTV To Run Television Broadcasts
"We looked at this as a potentially long-term relationship." — Town Administrator Paul Sieloff.

Greylock President to Retire in 2015
“The next CEO will be leading from a very solid foundation.” — Marilyn Sperling

Holiday Stroll Fireworks Campaign Launches
“Winter fireworks are somewhat unusual but very dramatic on a cold clear night, creating a fitting end to a magical evening." — Betsy Andrus

North Adams Happenings: Oct. 22-Nov. 4


State Fire Marshal Offers Halloween Safety Tips
Enjoy your Halloween safely!

Williams Dormitory Plan Part of Larger Renovation Project
"We looked at all the spaces and many were in need of major renovations." — Frederick Puddester

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