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"We are very close to finalizing plans for a safe and viable biking solution between our downtown and Williamstown." — Mayor Richard Alcombright
Pittsfield Schools Review Teacher Evaluation Process
"The purpose of this is not to be punitive, but to establish a dialogue with the educator." — Joseph Curtis
'North Adams' Added to Harriman-West Airport Name
"I think that is a good compromise." — Chairman Jeffrey Naughton
Tri-District Search Committee Advises Interim Superintendent
"The pool was not as deep as we hoped." — Regina DiLego
BMC Awarded $3M for Health Care Center in North Adams
The award will help fund initiatives to align with the findings of the Stroudwater Associates' health needs report for North Berkshire.
Pittsfield Expecting Heavy Usage at Renovated Common
"Every time I go by there, it looks like it's improving each day." — Chairman Dr. John Herman
Williamstown Students Celebrate Power of Words
On Wednesday, the costume parade hit the street around the school and through the neighboring Harper Center, and kids from pre-K through sixth grade showed off their favorite characters from books or their favorite words.
Former Senator Bill Bradley Shares Insights at Williams
"I've always said the problems of democracy are not solved by running away from democracy but by having more democracy and figuring out how to do it." — Bill Bradley
Cheshire Town Cleanup Deemed Success
"It was a really uplifting and positive and we got a lot of trash." — Eileen Quinn
North Adams License Commission OKs Transfer to V&V
Both stores must continue to operate as they are until the ABCC approves the licenses.
Pittsfield Granted $4.5 Million To Finish North Street Reconstruction
"We should finish up everything except the planting before we shut down for the winter." — Douglas Clark
Clarksburg Awarded $920K MassWorks Grant for Road
"Now we can build out from the center. It will be safer for the bicyclists and safer for pedestrians." — Carl McKinney
PEDA: Springfield Rail Car Contract Benefits Berkshires
"Obviously I am disappointed the company that was leaning toward Pittsfield didn't get selected." — Corydon Thurston.
Williams Chapin Library Seeking Volunteers
Each volunteer will receive training in duties, procedures and other information he or she will need to know.
Berkshire Health Systems Investing $6M in North County
"This represents a major commitment in providing expanded and sustainable care, close to home for Northern Berkshire residents." — David Phelps
Colegrove Park School Project Toured
"Just in this rough state it feels like a whole different space." — Jean Bacon 1 Comment
Pittsfield School, City Officials Prepping For Big Decisions
"We think this is too important for all us to hear the same thing at the same time." — Kathleen Amuso
BArT Students Get Lesson in Chocolate, Child Labor
"I think that is amazing that they are trying to get rid of child labor." — Natalie Ellis
MBTA Rail Cars to Be Built in Springfield
Patrick had indicated from the start that he wanted the winning bidder to locate in Western Mass.
Trick-or-Treat Hours for Halloween 2014
Below is a list of towns holding trick-or-treat hours on Halloween. 19 Comments
Hunting Permits Available for Hopkins Forest
The 2014 Massachusetts deer shotgun season runs from Dec. 1 to Dec. 13, excluding Sunday, Dec. 7, and a limited number of complimentary permits will be issued to hunters from local communities.
BerkshireWorks Plans Events in Honor of Veterans
All workshops, classes and events are free of charge and held at the Career Center, unless otherwise noted.
Adams Civic Club Seeking Broader Membership
"We need to do something to keep this club going." — Stanley Cote
Cariddi Hosting Information Forum on Ballot Questions
The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the third floor of the North Adams Public Library.
Area Democrats Making Final Push For November Election
"She knows as governor she will have an even greater platform to expand equality, to expand fairness." — Maura Healey.