|TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY|
|11th Annual Humane Race Set for May 4
Hundreds of dogs, owners and others will gather at the 11th annual Humane Race for a 5K run or 1-mile walk to benefit the Berkshire Humane Society.
Area Police Holding 'Run From Cops' Race in Williamstown
"There will be no actual running from the Police." — Darren Derby
Bunny Hop Raises $4,000 for Louison House
"I think that will help us tremendously over the next few years." — Paul Gage
Louison House Shelter to Host First Annual 'Bunny Run'
"We are trying to step up our fundraising." — Mark Farrington.
Auction, Beer, Wine Tasting to Benefit Pediatric Development Center
The Pediatric Development Center will host its second annual Wine and Beer Tasting and Silent Auction at the Colonial Theater.
Swim-A-Thon to Benefit Elizabeth Freeman Center
The Annie Selke Companies and the Spa at Cranwell are sponsoring a Swim-A-Thon event from April 1 through 20 to benefit the Elizabeth Freeman Center. 1 Comment
Williamstown Community Chest Drive Makes Final Push
"What we do is help the children and less fortunate within the community to get the needs that they need met." — Michael Goodwin 2 Comments
Former North Adams Officer Running Marathon for Charity
Andrew Homestead is running in the 2013 Boston Marathon for the charity Cops for Kids with Cancer in recognition of 16-year-old Anna Arabia.
Pittsfield Boy Scout Pizza Event Raises More Than $1,600
"Words can't express our gratitude ... " — Bill Macfarlane
UCP Telethon Raises $32,250 In 50th Year
"We do see it as a major success." — Christine Singer 2 Comments
UCP Telethon Returning For 50th Year
All funds raised remain entirely in Berkshire County to support children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities and their families. 1 Comment
Dalton Musician Dedicates Song to Sandy Hook Victims
"I didn't believe it at first. ... I was heartbroken like the rest of the world." — Randy Cormier
Mount Greylock Students Collect Toys To Help Children Through Tough Times
"They're just like good friends to have, almost. You can always cry with your stuffed animal and play with them." — Kat Chenail
Verizon's Hopeline Raises 2K For Freeman Center
"It's not just about raising money but it keeps the prevalence of domestic violence on everyone's mind." — Janis Broderick
'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' Raises More Than $20K
"Violence is huge and I don't think people know how big it is." — Janis Broderick 1 Comment
Jimmy's Ride Attracts Hundreds Despite Thunderstorm Warnings
"The Bernardo family has chosen Berkshire County Kids Place to do a run because if he was found alive, this is the type of agency he would have came to." — Arianne Stuerzel 2 Comments
Harry A. Bateman Memorial Fishing Derby Attracts Over 200
Despite the rainy weather, over 200 people attended the 20th annual Harry A. Bateman Memorial Jimmy Fund Fishing Derby on Saturday afternoon at Onota Lake. 1 Comment
Harry A. Bateman Memorial Fishing Derby Set For June 2
The Harry A. Bateman Memorial Jimmy Fund Fishing Derby returns for its 20th year on Saturday, June 2, at the Frank Controy Pavilion at Onota Lake from 6 a.m. until noon.
Motorcycle Group Aids Supportive Day Program
Adams Rallying To Aid Man Paralyzed In Dirt Bike Crash
"He would literally drop everything to help someone else and they that, so this is them giving back." — Paula Filiault Juras 4 Comments
Williamstown Museum Benefit Features Cabaret, Auction
"I'm having great fun writing a special tribute to Williamstown." — Martha Williamson 2 Comments
Williamstown Theatre Festival Reading Benefits Higher Ground
"When we began to plan our annual February play reading, it was a no-brainer as to who would be the beneficiary." — Jenny Gersten
Volunteers Pitch in to Help Bartlett Ave. Fire Victims
"When I read about what happened to the donations, and what the tenants actually ended up getting, it broke my lil' punk rock heart." — Jess Hume 8 Comments
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit Planned for Adams Boy
Zach has been diagnosed with a form of lymphoma called anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Golf Classic Raises $65K for Hillcrest Educational Centers
This is the sixth straight year Hillcrest has raised more than $50,000 from this annual event, bringing the tournament total after 10 years to more than $400,000.
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