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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Adams-Cheshire Makes High School Pitch to Lanesborough
"We are presenting a tuition option that would be good for us but great for you." — Tony Mazzucco

Adams, Mount Greylock District Taxpayers Invited to Three School Forums
The first forum is Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School in Adams.

Cheshire Town Officials Planning Meetings on School District
"We were the tail being wagged by the dog this time, when Adams told the school what they would pay that the school accepted." — Paul Astorino

Mount Greylock Fights Back Against Effort to Break Up District
"Parents need to decide what's in the best interest of their child when it comes to education." — Doug Dias

Adams-Cheshire Asks Lanesborough to Consider 'Collaboration'
"It never hurts for communities to sit down and chat about what is possible." — Tony Mazzucco

Cheshire Decisively Passes Override to Fund School Budget
"I think we got the parents out that needed to come out for it the first time." — Darlene Rodowicz

Adams-Cheshire Will Look to Community for Future Goals
"We fought the good fight and we continue to fight the good fight, but what do we want to do as two communities to get there." — Kristen Gordon

Guest Column: Cheshire Override Will Fund Schools
The budget for the coming school year for the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District hangs in the balance.

Letter: Vote No on Override
The major standout in the Cheshire budget deficit problem is the ACRSD school budget.

Few Attend Cheshire Information Session on Override
"Every year, I have been on the committee we have been cutting so it's not as if we have been fat, dumb, and happy." — Darlene Rodowicz

Coaching Legend Russo to Coach Hoosac Boys
Russo coached the Ephs for 36 years, winning one national title (1995).

Adams-Cheshire Welcomes New Technology Director
"There is a tremendous amount of knowledge here but it is mostly in people's heads." — Mark Kline

Cheshire Sets Informational Meetings on Override
Both meetings will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Cheshire Elementary School cafeteria.

Adams-Cheshire Sets Override Informational Meetings
There will be meetings Thursday, June 23, and Monday, June 27, in the Cheshire Elementary School cafeteria.

School Officials Hoping For 2nd Override Try in Cheshire
"After looking at all of the possible options and weighing everything out, I would recommend going back for another override vote." — Kristen Gordon

Adams Town Meeting OKs Budgets, Rejects Plastic Bag Ban
It took the 128 town meeting members present nearly three hours to run through the 36 articles Tuesday night.

Cheshire Passes School Budget, Pipeline Resolution, And Selectmen Membership Increase
"I can't imagine what this community will look like if you don't think education for our children isn't a priority." — Darlene Rodowicz

5K Race to Raise Funds For C.T. Plunkett Reading Program
"They are excited about running, and I am excited about reading." — Jill Pompi

Selectmen Approve Phase 1 Of Bridge Repair, Town Warrant
"I think they were looking to see what we could share, but we don't have anything to share." — Carol Francesconi

Cheshire & School District Agree to Better Communications
"These five days were too fast and furious and we should have slowed it down a little." — Kristen Gordon

Cheshire Selectmen Unhappy With School Budget Process
"Our town has no future if we kill our school system. If Adams wants to commit suicide fine ... we could do better somewhere else." — Richard Scholz

Adams-Cheshire School Committee Accepts New Budget
"I think this is very nice compromise form the towns." — Chairwoman Darlene Rodowicz

Cheshire Will Need Override To Fund School Budget
"We did not get in this position overnight, and this is not going to make things better, but just maintain." — William Craig

Adams & School District Find Budget Compromise
"I think we have reached a compromise that would avoid either the question of an override and devastating cuts on either side." — Tony Mazzucco

Mazzucco Recommends Override Instead of Cuts
"An override from a financial standpoint is the only way fund our school system at the level needed." — Tony Mazzucco

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