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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Williamstown Fin Comm Talks Mount Greylock Budget, Historical Museum Move
"The Williamstown Historical Museum is the custodian of the town's history." — Peter Fohlin

Mount Greylock Committee Sends Preliminary Budget to Towns
"If the state doesn't kick it in, it throws it over to the towns and the towns need to kick it in." — Lynn Bassett

Lanesborough Says Override Only Option To Fund Mount Greylock Request
"We don't really have an option at that point." — Paul Sieloff

Lanesborough School Affiliation Research Group Wraps Up Study
"We're trying to help get everybody moving in the same direction." — John Goerlach.

Mount Greylock Committee Votes Not to Make 'Devastating' Cuts
"A 2.37 percent increase, I think would be demoralizing." — Carolyn Greene

Guest Column: Mount Greylock Budget Cuts Would Be Catastrophic
To provide a snapshot of what Mount Greylock would look like at diminishing levels of revenue, further reductions were proposed in phases.

Lanesborough FinCom Hoping Schools Keep Budget Requests Minimal
"The two schools are now 70-72 percent of the [town] budget and we just can't continue to go up." — Paul Sieloff

Mount Greylock Committee Talks Potential Budget Cuts
"We've tried very hard to be responsible, and every once in a while you get into a situation like this." — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock School District Facing Tough Budget Choices
"Basically, they said they want us to cut out budget." — Carolyn Greene

Williamstown Officials Discuss Mount Greylock Expansion Proposal
"It's kind of like: We're living together, it's not working out, let's get married." — Hugh Daley

Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Looks Back on Career
"I think I've tried to see a thread through all the work I do that it's really about relationship building." — Rose Ellis

Williamstown Schools Agree to Contract With Interim Superintendent
"We need a superintendent. We have three weeks to go. We've kind of painted ourselves into a corner." — Robert Barton

Williamstown-Lanesborough Tri-District Picks Interim Superintendent
"Basically, I like people. I like teaching. I like to think I hit the ground running and I'm quick to learn." — Gordon Noseworthy

Mount Greylock Candidates Make Their Cases
Three candidates are standing for two of the four-year seats available for Williamstown's representation on the Mount Greylock Regional School District Committee.

Lanesborough Asked To Put Expanding School District To Town Vote
"We've got a good thing going. But, it is all based on good-will." — Carrie Greene.

Williams College Gets OK for Solar Installation
"My concern is that the second-floor guests like a mountain view." — Bhavin Shah

Mount Greylock Teacher Recognized for Excellence
"Bob's a math teacher first and foremost." — Principal Mary MacDonald

Mount Greylock Debates Lanesborough School Union Vote
"It may be if they vote to leave, it will encourage people to vote for regionalization." — Carolyn Greene

Lanesborough Officials Debate School Spending
"The town decides where to spend money. I think you are going to see recommendations across the board for less money for the schools." — Al Terranova

Mount Greylock Committee Taking Up Delayed Superintendent Search
"Mostly it would be a matter of getting the word out far and wide. It would be going more nationally." — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock Students Encouraged to Text Less
"It's about realizing you can live without your cell phone." — Lucy Barrett

Lanesborough Blames School Committee for Late Bus Loss
"It wasn't our decision what was going to be cut. It was up to the school committee." — Henry 'Hank' Sayers

Mount Greylock Parents Air Concerns About Loss of Late Buses
"Before we got to cutting buses, we did not replace positions." — Superintendent Rose Ellis

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

Mount Greylock Committee Sets Salary Range for Next Superintendent
"After benefits, you're talking about $180,000 to $200,000. Do any of you folks pay taxes in this county?" — Robert Ericson

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