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Advocates, Opponents Debate Pipeline Plan In Dalton
"We don't propose pipelines unless we have commitments. We don't build things and hope people use it." — Allen Fore

Cheshire Police Seeking Suspect in Car Break-ins
"Unfortunately, he had his face covered, but he did have some clothing that may be identifiable." — Police Chief Timothy Garner

North Adams Council Mulls Speed Limit at Mobile Home Park
"They just speed by and you tell them to slow down and they use a few choice words." — Sandra Overlock   3 Comments

Early Closing Restrictions Lifted for Pittsfield Bar
"The dynamics of the city have changed. I will have to be a lot more vigilant." — John Giardina

National Weather Service Transmitter Slated to Return Oct. 1
"We're always looking at finding the best possible cost for the service." — Raymond O'Keefe

Lanesborough Administrator Wants More Resources For Road Drainage
"If it was really focused for two months, we could get a lot of drainage projects completed." — Paul Sieloff

Pittsfield Community Meeting Looks At Local Youth Violence
"The people that are out there implementing these programs don't look like our kids." — Sabrina Powell

Greylock Community Club Wins in Torchia League Playoffs
Greylock Community Club jumped out to an early lead and played flawless defense to stay alive in North Adams' slow-pitch women's softball league playoffs on Monday.

Pittsfield: Veterans Agent Fired
"She has been put on administrative leave without pay." — Julia Sabourin   1 Comment

Western Summit Gift Shop Reopens on Mohawk Trail
"As a local resident, it's a nice feeling knowing I helped reopen a little store many consider a landmark." — Keith Bona

Adams-Cheshire Has New Administrators, Programs
"It was a unanimous decision by the committee as we chose Jeremiah." — Kristen Gordon

MountainOne President Leaving for Vermont Institution
"I look forward to coming home to serve the interests of our customers and communities." — Thomas S. Leavitt

South County Families Come Together on Diamond
The Monterey Baseball Moms baseball game was played last weekend.

Adams Community Bank Sets Fuel & Heating System Loan Program
The Fuel and Heating Equipment Loan Program is designed to assist borrowers with the escalating costs of fuel needed to heat their homes, to replace old inefficient heating systems, or to install supplemental systems.

Girl Scouts Seeking Girl Members, Adult Volunteers
With families already thinking about how to allocate their free time during the coming school year, Girl Scouts of the USA has released new data showing the organizationís benefits for both girls and volunteers.

Part of Church Street to Close for MCLA Move-In Day
Although the partial street closure only will be in effect on Sunday, the student move-in process will continue through Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Mosquito Spray Application Scheduled in Pittsfield
A map of scheduled spray areas is available on the City of Pittsfield website at www.cityofpittsfield.org. All spray applications will take place between the hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Suns, Pittsfield Discuss New Lease For Wahconah Park
"I think we finally have a terrific baseball partner." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

North Adams Commission Hopes to Make Museum Out of Mill Houses
"I'm sick and tired of them tearing buildings down. If it doesn't work out, I'll go up with a sledgehammer next year and knock them down." — Alan Horbal   22 Comments

'Wait, Wait' Returns to Tanglewood
"Our guest is going to be Gov. Deval Patrick. And now we have to figure out how we're going to have some fun with him." — Peter Sagal

Lenox Asked To Continue Google Marketing Campaign
"I've been in favor of this since we started. As long as it is working, let's keep it going." — Ed Lane

Legislative Q&A: State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier
"An issue that is new for me this coming session will be the issue of sexual violence on campus. I think that is something we have to look at." — Tricia Farley-Bouvier

Berkshire Kings Lose in Closing Moments
The Berkshire Kings dropped their second straight home game on Saturday afternoon.

Lutheran Church Embraces Emerging Pittsfield Common
"It's a very simple event. ... I think is a big statement in support of the park and in support of our downtown community." — Rev. Timothy Weisman

'The Giver': Once More Into the Apocalypse
The lessons are at once beautiful, harsh, epiphanic and, in proper science fiction style, full of metaphors about our current civilization.

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