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"We are eating away at what we have in the investment account, and if we keep doing that, in six years we will be broke." — Lawrence Clairmont
Williams Men's Soccer Falls, Women Win in OT
Williams men's soccer coach Mike Russo faced off against an old rival for perhaps the last time on Sunday.
Clarksburg Postpones Gravel Crusher Application
"What I'm seeing on paper is your permit has lapsed. This is a gray area here. It needs to be clarified on our end." — William Schrade Jr.
Adams Receives Bids on Planned Train Station
The former car wash will be transformed to welcome visitors from the Berkshire Scenic Railway's Hoosac Valley Service.
Legislative Q&A: State Rep. Paul Mark
"To make colleges more affordable, we're going to improve financial literacy programs." — state Rep. Paul Mark
Williams Soccer, Field Hockey Teams Win at Home
Williams College's men's and women's soccer teams and field hockey team all beat Trinity on Saturday afternoon.
Coalition Brainstorms Topics for Monthly Forums
"No idea is wrong." — Al Bachevkin
North Adams Commission OKs Snocross Practice Track
"It can attract a lot of the teams to come to North Adams and practice." — David Bond
Williams Volleyball Off to Good Start in Boston
The Williams College volleyball team is having a busy weekend in Boston.
Expanded Mount Greylock School District Questioned
"The town leadership in Lanesborough has not had public education as something they were willing to make sacrifices for." — David Langston
Residents Vexed Over Plan to Save North Adams Houses
"We've looked at those buildings long enough." — Linda Snow 4 Comments
Pittsfield Teens Initiated Into Local Government
"This is an amazing opportunity for you to make change in your city." — Ty Allan Jackson
Coping With Caregiver Costs
The cost of providing care for a loved one – whether an ailing spouse or elderly parent – can be daunting.
iBerkshire Tag Sales: Sept. 13-14
It's tag sale season again. Time to clear out attics, basements and garages and make some folding money. 1 Comment
Con Comm Inserts Stronger Language in Lowry, Burbank Statements
Currently there is no request before the Con Comm to release any of the land under its control.
McCann Begins School Year With New Staff, Equipment
"It is very busy after school here, and it is exciting to see lots of activity." — Principal Justin Kratz
Mount Greylock Tower Project Seeks Code Waivers
"We would have to build an addition to the tower with some sort of bridge over, which obviously would have a major impact on the tower. — Jeffrey Harris
MassDOT, Peter Pan Offering Expanded Routes
Providence, Worcester, Springfield, Lee, Lenox, Pittsfield, Williamstown, and Albany; one new round-trip Monday through Sunday.
Dunkin' Donuts To Raze Pittsfield Church for Drive-Through
"The church and rectory will be raised as part of this project. The school will be razed at a later date." — Cafua Management application 44 Comments
Lanesborough Crafting Plan For Water Line Expansion To Land Fill
"The houses that are affected down there with their well, those issues will go away." — Paul Sieloff
North Adams Council Votes to Move Ahead on Liquor Petition
"Everyone knows how they're going to vote at this point ... We should vote and get rid of it." — Councilor Wayne Wilkinson 3 Comments
Pittsfield Parks Go Smoke Free On Monday
"Most importantly it will reduce second hand smoke and it will reduce trash." — Gina Armstrong. 4 Comments
Biometric Lunch Scanners Raise Parent Ire in North Adams
"Let us not allow our children to allow privacy to become a thing of the past." — Cara Roberts 18 Comments
MCLA Women's Soccer, Tennis Fall on the Road
The MCLA women's soccer team lost, 3-1, at Castleton State on Wednesday,
Adams Town Administrator Search Attracts 22 Applicants
"Do we want to be a training ground for town administrators or do we want to invite someone in that is qualified." — Erica Girgenti