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|Letter: New Paths to Youth Nicotine Addiction
Many people think the tobacco problem is solved. It's not.
Lanesborough School Waiting For State Legal Opinion On SU71
"There really wasn't a whole lot of documentation. I never had any document." — Superintendent Rose Ellis
College, Criminal Processes for Sexual Assault Cases Not in Conflict
"We work as hard as possible to make sure we're reviewing all the evidence." — Meagan Bossong
Pittsfield Board Approves Expansion For Pediatric Devleopment Center
"Sadly, that street has changed now, because we have no more residences on the street." — John Roccabruno
MCLA Women's Soccer Falls to Albertus Magnus
The MCLA women's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision on Monday afternoon at home.
Larabee, Giorgi Honored With 'Frankie' Awards
Mike Larabee and Al Giorgi were recognized for their commitment to coaching at the 2014 Frank Zoltek Passion for Coaching Award banquet on Sunday.
Former Finance Director Returns to Williamstown as Pastor
"It surprised me to come back, but it all seems somehow orchestrated — I would say by God." — Chuck St. John 1 Comment
Armory Takes Lead in Torchia Softball League Final
Kristin Hildabrand led Armory Tattoo/Freight Yard Pub to a win in the first game of North Adams' women's softball league championship series.
Legislative Q&A: State Rep. William 'Smitty' Pignatelli
"I think we've had a very productive year and I am pleased but we are still working." — Rep. William 'Smitty' Pignatelli 1 Comment
MCLA Women's Soccer Ties; Tennis, Volleyball, Men's Soccer Win
The MCLA women's soccer team rallied to tie Regis in its season opener on Saturday.
Holiday Hours: Labor Day
Labor Day is being celebrated Monday, Sept. 1.
Northern Berkshire Pediatric Opens Williamstown Satellite Office
"We had already seen an influx from Bennington and Southern Vermont." — Dr. Jennifer S. DeGrenier
Clarksburg Weighing Bridge Plans, Preparing Special Town Meeting
"An industrial operation should not take place in a residential area." — Paula Wells
Pittsfield Residents Weigh In On Rest of River Clean Up
"That's a conundrum I find myself in as well. How do we comment when we don't really know the plan?" — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
MCLA Men's Soccer Rolls in Opener
Taconic High grad Mitchell Cadelet had an assist for MCLA in its 5-0 win over Green Mountain College on Friday.
'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For': Graphic, Indeed
Here, much of the suspense is dispensed with, the buckets of blood unabashedly spoon-fed to whomsoever wishes to lap it up.
Register now for Y’s Superhero 5K Challenge on Sept. 13
Dressed as a superhero of their own design, children will conquer 19 villain-themed obstacles spread along a 3.1-mile course around Burbank Park.
Unserviceable Flag Drop-Off Being Held
People and businesses in possession of unserviceable flags can drop them off at the American Legion located at 41 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
New Concept in Open Air Museums Opens in New Lebanon, N.Y.
Located in this rural Columbia County community in upstate New York, BEHOLD! New Lebanon is a museum without walls, comprising a wide – and variable -- range of venues and guides representing rural America as it exists today.
Williams Hosts Food Fair to Promote Spring Street
"The chamber is thrilled that Williams is continuing to build upon last year's success with the Food Fair." — Jennifer Civello 6 Comments
Summer Youth Works Program Serves 49 Youths
Youth Works is a summer jobs program that provides income-eligible youth ages 14-21 with subsidized summer employment experiences in the public, nonprofit and private sectors.
Local High School Students Interview Gov. Deval Patrick, Wife
The title of the PROJECT LIT documentary, "The Gift of Literacy: Pass It On," was inspired by a story told by Gov. Patrick in his memoir "A Reason to Believe" about an act of kindness shown him when we was a teenager living on the south side of Chicago.
McCann Technical School Bus Routes 2014
McCann Technical School opens for the school year Thursday, Sept. 5. Freshman should report to the cafeteria on arrival and seniors to the gym.
Project Reconnect Takes Over Pittsfield Drop-Out Program
"We're working with a wonderful community agency that has a proven track record. We feel this is a real step forward." — Jason McCandless
iBerkshire Tag Sales: Aug. 29-Sept. 1
It's tag sale season again. Time to clear out attics, basements and garages and make some folding money. 1 Comment