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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Adams-Cheshire Updated on Autism Program
"We are able to do so much for them in a short amount of time." — Kim Biagini

Adams-Cheshire Anticipating Difficult Budget Year
"It is going to be another difficult budget year that is going to require us to look at different options." — Darlene Rodowicz

Adams-Cheshire Has New Administrators, Programs
"It was a unanimous decision by the committee as we chose Jeremiah." — Kristen Gordon

Adams Elementary School Has Plans For New 'Mega' Playground
"The playground will not only be used during recess, but during physical education classes." — Michele Colvin

Adams-Cheshire Prepped for Layoffs, Bogged Down by Evaluations
"There is a big wave currently of people saying that they canít keep up with these artifact binders." — Principal Peter Bachli

Adams Finance Committee Backs School Budget Cuts
"If Adams jumps up $300,000, Cheshire has to jump up near $150,000 or else the agreement isnít satisfied between the towns." — — Jonathan Butler

Hoosac Valley's Energy Efficient Building Earns Gold
"The school is a teaching tool and for me that is the number one thing." — state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi

Adams Finance Panel Urged to Reject 'Inadequate' School Budget
"Town meeting has changed budgets in the past. They have the final authority, and I urge you to stand up and make your case." — Paul Demastre

Adams-Cheshire District Preps Marketing Campaign
"There is something for everyone at Hoosac, and that's the message we want to get out." — Superintendent Kristen Gordon

Adams Selectmen Approve School Budgets for 2015
"The budget may represent what we call fiscal responsibility, but we are not so sure if it represents educational responsibility. " — Paul Butler

Adams-Cheshire Schools Cut Budget $469,000
"We felt that with the $75,000 we could at least get the urgent things done and the things that absolutely have to be done." — Kristen Gordon

Adams-Cheshire Pondering Cuts to Close Budget Gap
"There is nothing in here excessive, there is no contingency whatsoever, and it is a very scary budget." — David Hinkell

Adams-Cheshire District Looks Toward Union Negotiations
"We would be a very successful team, if we could have it done." — Kristen Gordon

Adams-Cheshire School Picked for PARCC Field Testing
When Massachusetts issues its initial series of tests next year, C.T. Plunkett Elementary School in Adams will be one of the first to administer them.

Hoosac Valley Showing Off School, Academics, Arts
"In some ways it is a well-kept secret to people on the outside." — John Krol

Adams-Cheshire Board OKs $1.1M in Budget Cuts
"It is certainly not an ideal budget but reflects our belief that the taxpayers are in tough straits." — Paul Butler

Adams-Cheshire School Committee Takes Closer Look At Budget
The committee looked at the transportation, capital and operational services portion of the budget.

Adams-Cheshire School Budget Calls For Layoffs
"But the hard truth is that there is a new fiscal reality that cannot be ignored." — Kristen Gordon.

Cheshire Kindergartners Learn About Washington
Kindergartners at Cheshire Elementary School have been learning about Presidents Day.

Adams-Cheshire Committee Moving Pre-K Back To Cheshire
"We don't have the space at Plunkett." — Kristen Gordon

Adams-Cheshire Superintendent Sets Goals For Next Year
"We can stay the same or we can get better. This is one way to get better." — Kristen Gordon

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