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|Berkshire County Arc Receives Workplace Wellness Grant
The grant provides employees with the opportunity to take part in a variety of wellness activities in 2015, including biometric screenings, health education seminars/workshops (for example, smoking cessation, blood-pressure clinics and on-site fitness cla
Cultural Pittsfield This Week:Dec. 19-Jan. 4
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at New Williamstown Senior Housing
ďJust 18 months ago, this process started. And there is building going on. Frankly, that is half the usual time.Ē — Elton Ogden
Shakespeare In the Park Will Resume At Pittsfield Common
"This is exactly the kind of event we envisioned for that park." — Commissioner Anthony DiMartino
Park Street Reconstruction Will Be Completed In Spring
"It's nice to be able to walk down the sidewalk and see the lines nice and clean so I am pleased with what I have seen." — David Loring
The Independent Investor: Election Investors Ignored
Obviously, Japanese companies are at a severe disadvantage in this globally competitive environment.
'Exodus: Gods and Kings': And Frogs, Too
Technically, it couldn't be much more convincing. Problem is, most of us aren't sure what we want from this retelling.
Hotel on North Construction Third Complete
Waynick, Cappadona Have Big Games in Youth Basketball League
The Williamstown/Lanesborough Youth Basketball League finished up the 2014 portion of its 2014-15 schedule this week.
Adams Police Foresees Full Staffing, Adds North Adams Officer
"For the past year the department has been down, at one point or the other, four officers." — Police Chief Richard Tarsa
Clarksburg Selectmen OK Tree Removal, Sign Gates Ave Deed
"We will get Gates Avenue done this year. — Carl McKinney
Boston Transit Campaign Touts North Adams Getaways
"The notion was to try to focus on a younger, Boston-based demographic." — Joshua Field
Williams College Names New Men's Soccer Coach
Williams College hired alumnus Erin Sullivan to replace legendary coach Mike Russo.
Santa Claus Calls Pittsfield Children
"It is one of the fun programs." — Becky Manship
Itís Time for This Family Discussion
As your parents get older, itís critical to sit down with them and talk about their health and financial well-being ó before urgent decisions are forced on you.
North Adams Happenings: Dec. 17-23
Williamstown Food Pantry Readies Christmas Donations
"Every penny that comes in goes to help families, mostly in food, once in a while in a few other areas." — Carol DeMayo
Pittsfield Awarded Third Consecutive Grant To Combat Youth Violence
The funds will continue the city's efforts to reduce youth and gang violence.
North Adams Commission Hikes Campground Seasonal Rates
"Until we have metered sites, we're going to have to entertain this increase to keep us in the black." — George Forgea
Lanesborough School Committee's Barton Resigns
"I have decided to resign as a member, rather than try to serve with members who are either not truthful or not reliable." — Robert Barton
Clark Art to Charge Admission Starting Jan. 1
Beginning Jan. 1, adult admission to the galleries will be $20, according to the museum's website. 1 Comment
BRNC Wins Open Country Award From Outdoor Life
It was BNRC's work along the Clam River in Sandisfield that drew the attention of the magazine's editors.
Adams Board of Health Revisiting Rental Inspection Fees
"I can't really do a good comprehensive inspection, and it puts us at liability because, heaven forbid, I knock something over." — Scott Koczela
Tree Lightings & Holiday Events 2014
Roundup of tree lightings and other holiday events in the Berkshires.
Crafts & Artisan Store Kit & Kaboodle Reopens in North Adams
"There are a lot of people out there that really love the handmade items. They last longer and they're quality items." — Carolyn Albert