|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
|Adams-Cheshire School Committee Halts Costa Rica Fundraising
"I feel bad because there are kids that want to go, that’s why I am torn." — Stephan Vigna
Adams-Cheshire School Committee OKs Mediation Program; Holds Costa Rica Trip
"What we are trying to do is let them know that we are here to try to solve problems." — William Ballen
Adams-Cheshire OKs Letter to Lanesborough; Discusses Eliminating Class Rank
"I don't think it is a good measure for students' abilities." — Regina Hill
Lanesborough Attorney Outlines School Affiliation Process
"At a minimum it requires one of the towns, the one seeking withdrawal, to have at least two town meetings." — Fred Dupere
Mazzucco Updates Civic Club on Lanesborough School Dialogue, Revaluation
"It makes our high school more viable and it makes us more sustainable in the long run." — Tony Mazzucco
Adams-Cheshire Rolls Out Technology Integration Plan
"You can start to see the way we are changing the way education is being delivered." — Mark Kline
Mount Greylock School Committee Talks Tax Equity, Response to Adams-Cheshire
The committee is developing a proposed amendment to the regional agreement that governs the junior-senior high school district.
Adams-Cheshire To Make Official Proposal To Lanesborough
"I want to be able to say to the whole community that we are all winners in this, and I think there is a lot of opportunity." — Darlene Rodowicz
Lanesborough Backs Off Asking MSBA To Delay Mount Greylock Project
"We're not trying to derail the new school. We all think we need a new school." — Hank Sayers
Williamstown Elementary Facing Boiler Project
"So we have one working boiler, one that is questionable and one that is non-working." — Douglas Dias
Cheshire Road Paving Pushed Back Because of Sand Mill Bridge Needs
"The blacktop account that we have has near $60,000. One time you could blacktop two or three different roads for that price." — Peter LeFebvre
Mount Greylock, Lanesborough Committees Discuss Hoosac Valley 'Proposal'
"There's rumors of a proposal, there is discussion of a proposal, but the proposal isn't real." — Richard Cohen
Adams-Cheshire Hopes for Lanesborough Referendum by Winter
"We are looking at wanting to work with them on how we move forward with a public outreach process." — Tony Mazzucco
Cheshire Wants to Change Spelling of Hoosic River
"May as well change it now and be done with it." — Barry Emery
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).