|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Pittsfield Traffic Panel Asked to Restore Crosswalk Near Allendale
"It is a situation where somebody is going to get hurt." — Bob Parsons
Mount Greylock School District Facing Tough Budget Choices
"Basically, they said they want us to cut out budget." — Carolyn Greene
Berkshire County UCP Holds Final Telethon
"We believe the community support is so solid that they'll be behind us with whatever we do." — Christine Singer
North Adams Airport Panel Delays Project Vote; Talks Derelict Plane
"So what they are doing right now, it is very clear, is playing us." — William Greenwald
Falchuk Looking To Grow Independent Party, Reject Olympics
"The history of the Olympic Games is that they cost 200 times more than people estimate." — Evan Falchuk.
Four Sworn Into Berkshire Commission on the Status of Women
"We have the power to convene a group of people on behalf of the women of Berkshire County." — Gwendolyn Hampton VanSant
Williamstown Native Hosting New HGTV Design Show
"For some reason, I always knew that hosting was going to be the thing that propelled my career. And it did." — Jay Montepare
Ward Councilors Holding Public Session on Taconic High Project
The meeting is being hosted by Ward 1 City Councilor Lisa Tully and Ward 2 City Councilor Kevin Morandi for their constituents.
BCC Falcons Set to Play First Home Basketball Games in 20 Years
The Berkshire Community College men's basketball team will host a club team from American International College on Sunday afternoon.
Adams Historical Commission Talks Susan B. Anthony Signage
"I'd like to see some really classy signs when you come into Adams saying 'This is The Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony,' " — Joseph Nowak said
Main Street Hospitality Group Appoints Wine and Bar Director
Sommelier Dan Thomas has been named to the position of Wine and Bar Director.
North Adams Happenings: Jan. 21-27
Williamstown Adds Electric Car Charging Station
"It's not meant to be buried in a parking lot and hard to find. We thought we'd make it visible, convenient for everyone." — Fred Puddester
Lenox, Mount to Celebrate Edith Wharton's Birthday
"People are just going to cozy up and read." — Grace Leathrum
Adams Town Administrator Settles In; Two Police Officers Promoted
"I spent a lot of time in the last week and a half getting out there trying to meet as many people as I can and get to know the community." — Anthony Mazzucco
Letter: North Berkshire Deserves Full-Service Hospital
The approximate 37,000 residents of Northern Berkshire County neighborhoods need that same commitment from Berkshire Health Systems.
Adams Community Bank Accepting Donations for Sonsini Shelter
The Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter is a municipal shelter located in Pittsfield.
Human Rights Commission Dismisses Case Against Bianchi
"I don't agree with what the state said in terms of coming to this determination." — Pamela Malumphy
'American Sniper': Bull's-Eye
The depiction of the Iraqi War is attended by neither hawks nor doves, but rather with a large splash of reality.
The Independent Investor: The European Central Bank Delivers
Once deflation infects an economic system it is notoriously difficult to cure.
Williamstown CPC Recommends Requests to Town Meeting
"It's my observation of how this committee operates that it's easier to fund projects than not to fund them." — Jeffrey Thomas
North Adams Cemetery Commission Squares Away New Signage
"Hillside was established in 1798 which is pretty old…so I wanted to see something more rustic or colonial." — Roger Eurbin
Kocsis Leads Gable Electric to Youth League Win
Gable Electric earned a narrow victory over Volp Logic in the Lanesborough/Williamstown Youth Basketball League this week.
Adams Approves Grant Strategy to Address Memorial Building Repairs
"You need to be able to prove ... that you have the capital to go ahead and maintain the building if it is given to you." — Joseph Nowak
Lenox Town Manager Proposing $27.7M Budget for FY16
"The town is no longer in a defensive posture in respect of reserves." — Christopher Ketchen