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Williamstown Panel Advises Further Study of Police/Fire Site
"The building is reasonable for police, but it's not feasible for police and fire with the site constraints," &mdash John MacMillan
Pittsfield City Council Agenda: March 11, 2014
Mount Greylock to Host SEE Fund Telethon
This event is meant to highlight students and student learning and to serve as a fundraiser for educational initiatives at the school.
Adams Library Will Seek Buyers for Antique Periodicals
"I did a rough count and on one bookcase down in the basement, there are 700 different volumes." — Deborah Bruneau
Lanesborough Schools Opts For 'School-based' Pre-K Program
"One of the reasons we are moving away from the agency is because our parents weren't too excited about it." — Rose Ellis
Clarksburg Interviews Former Selectman For Administrator Post
McKinney is the fourth, and expected to be the final, candidate.
Williams Alum Returns to Williamstown Fire Department
"While I was on the Fire Department here, I worked for Village Ambulance, too." — Dr. Erryn Leinbaugh
Planning Commission Debuts New Regional Sustainability Plan
"The plan's intent is to provide a framework to guide public, private and nonprofit initiatives and investment in the region." — Nathaniel Karns
Williamstown Receives 2 Bids for Affordable Housing projects
"We think we have two responses and from qualified, highly respected developers with track records in the area, and we're very pleased." — Affordable Housing Committee Chairwoman Catherine Yamamoto 1 Comment
$15 Million Eyed For Berkshires In State Senate Bond Bill
"These important funds show our commitment to transportation across the state." — Sen. Benjamin Downing
MCLA Continues to Transform Campus Facilities
"It really is the perfect-sized building for our institution and it's going to a group of men and women who work very hard for us day in and day out." — James Stakenas 2 Comments
Sandra Thomas Stepping Down As Head of Images
Thomas said she is ready to turn her attention to other interests after 12 years with Images. 1 Comment
Adams Finance Committee Narrowly Approves Train Station Project
"I think it's exactly the kind of project the community has to commit to." — Jonathan Butler.
Arts Experts Weigh Impact of Local Creative Economy
"There's a diversity of views about what constitutes a creative economy." — Stephen Sheppard
Adams Selectmen Approve Tourism, Animal Control Hires
"We went with Samantha because she had the experience in event planning and tourism marketing." — Jonathan Butler
Mill City to Present 'The Good Doctor'
The production is directed by Tara Johnson and features 11 Berkshire County actors.
Course Aims To Teach Film Set Skills
The two-day program is designed to give participants practical experience in order to potentially work on a film set. 1 Comment
Berkshire County ARC Seeks Volunteer Mentors
Volunteer mentors provide guidance and support either one-on-one or in small groups to youth ages 14 to 25.
Williamstown Music Festival Moves to Former Church
"We think it's a great event to have in there because of the variety of people and ages who will get in and use the space." — Christa Abel
North Adams Students Show Off Science Learning
"Everyone has a lot of fun at the science fair." — science teacher James Holmes
House, Senate Swiftly Pass 'Upskirting' Bill
"We must make sure that the law protects women from these kind of frightening and degrading acts." — House Speaker Robet DeLeo
North Adams Sends Youth Hockey Team To State Tournament With Pep Rally
"The kids worked really hard to get there." — Guy Cariddi
Clarksburg Officials Continue to Dig Into Finance Errors
"I think it's important for the treasurer and the accountant to be in the same room." — Mark Denault
Lanesborough School Exploring Superintendency Options
"I would have to be very compelled to leave SU71." — Jim Moriarity. 1 Comment
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