|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Williamstown Economic Development Panel Discusses Ideal New Business
"It seems to me the first mission is to identify businesses here and make sure they want to stay." — Hugh Daley
CEDS Committee Looks at Restructuring to Solve Attendance Issues
"We have a hard time getting a quorum." — Brian Domina
Berkshire Force 1-1 on Tuesday at World Series
Brooke Cowlin had a big hit on Tuesday to help lead the Berkshire Force to victory at the Babe Ruth Softball World Series.
Lee Sac Bunt Keys 11th-Inning Rally for SteepleCats
The North Adams SteepleCats on Tuesday won in 11 innings to stay alive in their best-of-three playoff series.
Adams National Night Out Event Honors Public Servants
"They all do what they can to keep our lives a little safer and a little longer." — Richard Blanchard
The Classical Beat: Thrilling Music at Tanglewood
Programs at Tanglewood offer a diverse and intriguing mix of chamber music by Brahms featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Leonidas Kavakos and Emanuel Ax.
Police ID Bodies Found In Plunkett Street Apartment
However, on Tuesday, District Attorney David Capeless' office said preliminary results show that the father may have died from a drug overdose and the daughter showed no signs of trauma to her body.
Adams-Cheshire Will Look to Community for Future Goals
"We fought the good fight and we continue to fight the good fight, but what do we want to do as two communities to get there." — Kristen Gordon
Pittsfield Police Investigating Murder-Suicide
The bodies of a 47-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter were discovered late Monday afternoon.
Gene Wein 'What High School Athletics Should Be About'
"He was always positive and always supportive." — John Franzoni
'Cats Drop Playoff Opener, Come Home Tuesday
The Sanford Mainers defeated the North Adams SteepleCats on Monday in the New England Collegiate Baseball League playoffs.
Berkshire Force Drops One-Run Decision to Gainesville, Fla.
Gainesville, Fla., came from behind for a 4-3 win over the Berkshire Force at the Babe Ruth Softball World Series on Monday.
Dalton Gets Upset Win in Berkshire Adult Baseball League
The Dalton Money Makers earned a narrow win on Sunday in the Berkshire Adult Baseball League.
Newman Returns to Mass; Ordered To Be Held Without Bail
Judge Michael Ripps ordered that he be held without bail
Red Lion Inn Receives Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator
The award recognizes restaurants that offer 350 or more selections, superior presentation and display either vintage depth or excellent breadth across several wine regions.
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation Awards $2.1 Million in Summer Grants Cycle
The foundation distributed a total of $266,234 in grants to individuals and nonprofits and $445,444 in scholarships to high school, college and graduate school students in the four-county region it serves.
Babe Ruth Team Raising Funds for World Series Trip
Anyone interested in donating money directly to the team can send checks payable to "Pittsfield Babe Ruth World Series Fund," to Tanya Mullin, Babe Ruth Treasurer, 54 Ontario St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201.
Southwestern Vermont Readies Pownal Campus
"There's a problem now and a growing problem in that most of the practices in our area are not taking new patients or there's a really long waiting list." — Dr. Trey Dobson
Multicultural BRIDGE Summer Program Returns
The curriculum is based on evidence-based research on how to support a child’s overall success, engagement with peers and adults, development and, most of all happiness in today’s social climate.
Paul Scores 28 to Lead MCLA to Giorgi League Win
MCLA, Moonlight Diner and Bud Light earned wins on Sunday night in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.
Quadland's Flowers Seeks New Owners for Its Next Century
"People move away, their children move away, their grandchildren move away, and they think Quadland's when they need flowers." — Cynthia Martin
Clarksburg Bridge Bid High; Town Hires 2 Police Officers
The board affirmed the hire of two new part-time officers, technically "reserve intermittent" officers, to fill two open spots.
Berkshire Force Loses Second Straight at World Series
The Berkshire Force on Sunday fell to 2-2 at the Babe Ruth Softball 14-and-under World Series.
Lanesborough Bulldogs Bow Out of Cal Ripken Regional
Newtown,Conn., handed the Lanesborough Bulldogs 11U All-Stars their second loss of the Cal Ripken New England Regional on Sunday.
Suspect In Pittsfield Shooting Arrested In New York
Thomas Lee Newman Jr., 18, is being charged with the murder of Keenan S. Pellot Jr. in the Tyler Street shooting.