|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Final Jocelyn LeClair 5K Set for Saturday
The family of Jocelyn LeClair has announced that this Saturday's memorial 5K in her honor will be the last they will organize.
Goodwill Completes First North County Community Soft Skills Program
"Be yourself, what you learned here, and you'll be good." — Frank Engels
BHS Opens Walk In Treatment Center At Pittsfield Price Chopper
"We're trying to provide an alternative location for those who don't have a primary care physician." — Ruth Blodgett
'An Uncommonly Fine Head': The Life and Times of Agrippa Hull
"God will not ask what is our color, but what has been our conduct." — Agrippa Hull
Holocaust Exhibit May Find Home in Adams
"It's good to help him get here permanently." — Tony Mazzucco
Social Media Bringing Bullies To Justice
"The law stepped in and now the others can come out and tell their story … they don't fear these boys any more." — Mark Brown
Clark Exhibit Celebrates Underappreciated Medium
"He wanted this to be art for the people. His idea was a worker could buy one of these prints for the price of a beer." — Jay A. Clarke
Cheshire Gets Gas Pipeline Answers From Kinder Morgan
"There is a better chance of NASA sending the Cheshire Cheese Press to the moon than there being a catastrophic malfunction on this pipeline." — Eugene Melville Jr.
Pittsfield Celebrates Arbor Day, Honors Berkshire Conservation District
"So I know a lot about trees, which is why Arbor Day is extra special." — Bob Lear
Two North Adams Men Arrested in Stabbing
The victim was transported by North Adams Ambulance Service to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield.
Retired North Adams Police Officer Turns 100
"I boxed, but that was a long time ago. I had to keep ahead. When they start swinging it's too late." — Louis Zocchi
Bashevkin Receives Commissioners Leadership Award
In presenting the award, Department of Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel said Bashevkin has led efforts to bring and retain many resources to Berkshire County.
Taconic Golf Club Building Membership, Opportunities to Play
"It's extremely affordable now the way the membership committee and marketing committee have set it up."
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: April 24-30
Lanesborough Election: Nomination Papers Available
The largest turnover is expected on the School Committee where two of the three incumbents have already announced they will not be seeking re-election.
Maple Grove Civic Club Holds Candidate Forum
"We do have a great role and that is to make the parks a useful part of what Adams is." — James Fassell
Williamstown Housing Trust Reviews Proposals for Land Purchase
"I don't have a strong impulse to eliminate any of the three." — Trustee Stanley Parese
Clarksburg Mulling Reconstruction of Horrigan Road
"We're technically going to go back to gravel roads everywhere." — Kyle Hurlbut
Mercury Spill Closes Northern Berkshire Pediatric Office
"Having been through the school one, we knew all the players, we knew who to contact." — Stephen Meranti
Hoosic River Revival's Grinnell Honored by EPA
Grinnell's energy and enthusiasm have inspired many others to join the effort, thus making possible her vision of a beautiful and ecologically healthy river in North Adams."
Boston Medical Center HealthNet Ends Coverage For BHS Patients
"Berkshire indicated that they are not able to accept a rate reduction and have accepted the termination." — Kevin Klein
Adams Sets Annual Town Meeting Date
Mazzucco said in the future he would like to move town meeting to an earlier date in June.
Lanesborough FinCom Voices Concern With Educational Spending
"I am not in favor of supporting a Mount Greylock budget at this time." — Ronald Tinkham
North Adams Public Services Panel Eyeing Waste Fee Hike
"If the commercial haulers leave, we don't lose out from that, we don't have to supply X amount of tonnage." — Joshua Moran
Cheshire Assessors Working on Business Tax 'Noncompliance'
"We will meet with them and get to the bottom of this." — Carol Francesconi