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Mount Everett Teacher Wins $10,000 Kapteyn Prize
A teacher of art, design and photography at Mount Everett for nine years, Giordano’s many accomplishments include creating a “Foundations of Design” curriculum described by colleagues as one of “the finest examples of a teacher-developed, student-centered
Edward Jones Financial Adviser Wins Spirit of Partnership Award
Lother was one of only 2,036 financial advisers out of the firm's more than 14,000 to receive the award. His office is located on Main Street in North Adams.
North Adams Director Wins Massachusetts Emergency Manager of The Year Award
"We really have a good team. We all work together, so on behalf of the team, I'll accept this emergency manager of the year award." — Steve Meranti
Reason to Smile: Roomful of Teeth Wins Grammy
"What was great about it was the group was, for the most part, huddled together. It felt like a group experience." — Brad Wells
Drury Senior's Winning Essay Earns $1,000 Award
"It shows you the power that you have over a situation where you can solve it by using your imagination and skills from class." — Luke Grant
Downing Receives Award for Community Mediation Program Efforts
Sen. Benjamin B. Downing was presented the 2014 Community Mediation Outstanding Champion Award during a policy briefing at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday.
Clarksburg School Wins Healthy Community Award
"When you are active you feel better, you are more alert and you focus better and learn." — Amanda Chilson
Southern Berkshire Chamber Honors Gene Dellea
"You have helped so many people in Berkshire County, some that we know about but most that we don't know about." — Smitty Pignatelli
Taconic Student-Athlete Honored as 'High School Hero'
"This is a prestigious award that Lucas and Taconic High School should be proud of." — swim coach Mayur Desai