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Subcommittee Appointment Latest Point of Contention at Mount Greylock

Despite assailing his committee chair on a number of fronts, Richard Cohen was quick to support her for a lifetime achievement award on Monday evening. It was that kind of night for the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee.

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Williamstown Honors Greene, Turnbull at Town Meeting

The League of Women Voters bestowed on Debra Turnbull its Outstanding Town Employee Award. A town committee recognized Carolyn Greene with the inaugural Scarborough Salomon Flynt Community Service Award.

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Williams College Honors Pittsfield Police Chief

The Williams College Regional Association of Berkshire County awarded alum and Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn with its first regional Purple with Purpose Award. The presentation to Wynn, class of 1993, was made at the Williams College Faculty House. The award is given to nominated alumni who have made a substantial impact in their communities.

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Hotel on North & Architect Honored with Preservation Awards

Hotel on North and its architect, Karen T. Hunt, are each being recognized by statewide organizations this spring for the project's preservation efforts. Hotel on North was the recipient of a 2016 Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award in the category of Adaptive Reuse for the yearlong rehabilitation and restoration of the Burns Block and New Burns Block.

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State Senator Downing Presented With Downing Award

Saturday mornings bright and early, the late District Attorney Gerard Downing would get dressed, head down to the Catholic Youth Center on Melville Street, descend the stairs to the mini gym and start working. His work had nothing to do with the district attorney's office. It had to do with teaching a group of five-year-olds how to dribble and shoot basketball. It was becoming a mentor and inspiration for the area youth.

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Colegrove Park Elementary School Wins Preservation Award

Colegrove Park Elementary School is now an award-winning project. The Massachusetts Historical Commission is presenting the renovation project with its annual Preservation Award at a ceremony set for May 19 at the state archives building.

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Children's League Honors Farley-Bouvier as Legislator of the Year

State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier is the legislator of the year in the eyes of the Children's League of Massachusetts. The Pittsfield Democrat was given the honor alongside state Sen. Bruce Tarr last Tuesday. The Children's League is a non-profit consisting of more than 80 organizations advocating for policies for the state's children, youth and families. "Both Sen. Tarr and Rep. Farley-Bouvier's commitment to protecting the well-being of our children is unmatched," Erin G. Bradley, execut

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Nominations Sought for New Williamstown Community Award

Two awards given annually at town meeting are being combined into a single honor. Town Moderator Adam Filson and Bernadine Williams of the Williamstown Community Chest informed the Selectmen on Monday about a decision to combine the town's Faith R. Scarborough Community Service Award with the non-profit's existing Volunteer of the Year Award, which was named for Edith and Adolph Salomon.

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Q&A: Ali Benjamin and the Thing About Award-Winning Fiction

"There are so many good books in the running." — Ali Benjamin

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UNO's Shirley Davis Honored by Northern Berkshire Professional Women

"She had those tough thugs, she had them eating out of the palm of her hand. ... Shirley brought them all together." — John Barrett III

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NBCC's Fall Neighborlies Honor Community Members

"We say thank you for small acts of kindness, as well as large feats of bravery." — Annie Rodgers

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North County Emergency Responders Receive National Award

"You could say that we do it better than anyone else right now, and it's a team effort." — Amalio Jusino

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Berkshire Health Honors Judge Sacco With Doyle Award

"I have an obligation to all of those organizations who treated me so well and the people who treated me so well." &mdash Judge Rudolph A. Sacco;

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Four to Receive 'Frankie' Award on Sunday

"They turned those programs into winning programs but programs that allowed us to have a ton of fun at the same time." — Eric Hirsch

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Pittsfield Police Chief Wynn Honored With Boy Scout Award

"Nearly my entire life I relied on lessons I learned from scouting to guide my actions and my decisions." — Michael Wynn

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Williamstown Town Meeting OKs Parking, Signage

"When you engage in community service, you get to be a part of that which holds us together." — Stanley Parese

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Downtown Pittsfield Names Award For Late Civic Leader Quattrochi

"He operated with integrity, compassion and kindness." — Kate McGuire

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Pittsfield Students Honored In Berkshire Jazz Art Contest

Taylor Turner, a senior at Pittsfield High School, Max Whalen, a PHS freshman, and Anita Curtin, a junior at St. Joseph's High School, were chosen as the winners

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Girls Inc. of the Berkshires Announces Scholarship Winners

The organization also will be honoring Ellen Kennedy, president of BCC, with the She Knows Where She's Going Award.

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Hoosic River Revival's Grinnell Honored by EPA

Grinnell's energy and enthusiasm have inspired many others to join the effort, thus making possible her vision of a beautiful and ecologically healthy river in North Adams."

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BRNC Wins Open Country Award From Outdoor Life

It was BNRC's work along the Clam River in Sandisfield that drew the attention of the magazine's editors.

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Berkshire Trendsetter Awards 2014 Presented

The Trendsetter Awards recognize businesses, organizations and individuals.

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Giorgi, Larabee to Receive 2014 'Frankie' Awards

"[The award] has nothing to do with winning records. It has to do with having a passion for coaching." — Ed Noel

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