|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY|
|Adams Preparing for Small-Scale Solarize Program
"We had over 200 people who submitted response forms saying they would be interested in participating in the program." Jonathan Butler
Pittsfield Latest To Take On Daunting Question of Downtown Parking
"Parking has been an issue for year and every city wrestles with it." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
Cultural Pittsfield: Dec. 6-12
Take a festive stroll down North & South Street bedecked with holiday lights and discover unique and creative gifts of art for friends and family.
'Cop on Top' Fundraiser Returns To Pittsfield Walmart
Led by the Law Enforcement Torch Run Program, the police are looking to beat last year's fundraising total of $55,034.
Two Dozen Bands To Play Benefit For Local Child
"Every single cent is going to Madison, no one is taking any money, everything is volunteered." — Najwa Squailia
Adams Waits on State for Greylock Glen Trail Go-ahead
"It's very, very important that we get these resource areas correctly done and verified, prior to approving the work." — William Lattrell
Letters: Williamstown Leaders Need to Work Together
The fact that the Selectmen were not available as a panel to address questions on the overall capital project and financial picture of the town was regrettable, but a clear symptom of the problem. 2 Comments
Higher Ground Group Asks for $100,000 from Williamstown Housing Trust
"We need to show a credible and a viable financing plan with local support." — Mollye Wolahan 1 Comment
Clarksburg Making Headway on Accounting Procedures
"I think without planning on the capital expenses we've bound our own hands." — Finance Chairman Mark Denault
Former Big League Pitcher Recruiting Players for Traveling Team
Former MLB pitcher Jonah Bayliss will be evaluating players for a new 16U travel baseball team he will be coaching, the Berkshire Blue Jays.
'Dallas Buyers Club': Will Sell You
Matthew McConaughey portrays Ron Woodroof in this battle against AIDS and the medication market.
North Adams Happenings: Dec. 5-10
MCLA will hold its fine and performing arts Winter Concert at the Church Street Center on Monday, Dec. 9.
Adams Library Project Scope to Be Determined Next Week
"I think [Chalmers is] going to be able to present the results of those inquiries and then recommend a project scope of work." — Donna Cesan
Williamstown Theatre Festival Names New Artistic Director
"Mandy has the experience, leadership ability, taste, and vision to help us write the next chapter for our theater." — Matt Harris
Adams Eyes Special Town Meeting in Early March
"It's a good capital project, in that we're getting a $550,000 for $150,000 worth of our own investment." — Jonathan Butler
North Adams Man Pops Question at Annual Tree Lighting
"I wanted something that she will remember and I figured the tree lighting." — Brandon Ansley 4 Comments
Mass MoCA Winter-Spring Season Starts Saturday
"This season we have a lot of education programs, you'll be seeing a lot of schoolchildren coming through." — Laura Thompson
Controversy Grows Over Pittsfield Food Truck Ordinance
"I think I've received more emails on this matter in the last week than I have on any item in many many years." — Councilor Jonathan Lothrop
Dalton ZBA Approves Senior Apartments for Curtis Manor
The predominant issue off contention with the the site plan proposal is its parking parameters.
Pittsfield Panel Advances Zoning Change for Self-Storage
"This proposal does not allow for a million little huts on West Housatonic Street." — Councilor Jonathan Lothrop
Williamstown Vote Falls Short for Fire District Land Purchase
"They say they have people lined up to buy [the property]. I guess now they'll show us who those people are." — Edward M. McGowan 1 Comment
Williamstown 'Roof Group' Endorses Spruces Acquisition
The warrant for the town's latest special town meeting were approved last week by the Selectmen.
Adams Bank Promotes Branch Manager to Assistant Vice President
Adams Community Bank President and CEO Charles P. O'Brien announced that Carol Rapisarda has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch officer.
Pittsfield Police Advisory Board Advocating For More Officers
"We're saying for the five patrol cars we have on a day shift, we need seven patrol cars." — Chief Michael Wynn
Fire Marshal Issues Christmas Tree & Lighting Safety Tips
Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious.
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