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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Pittsfield Schools Grapple With Enrollment Drop
"I think that we have to take a look at very strategic, specific and well-reasoned redistricting." — Jason McCandless

Adams Civic Club Seeking Broader Membership
"We need to do something to keep this club going." — Stanley Cote

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

Migration, Jobs Could Slow County Population Drop
"Imagine everything north of Pittsfield gone … and imagine Pittsfield, Dalton and Lanesborough gone." — Mark Maloy

Mount Greylock Submits Higher Enrollment Number to MSBA
"We just have to make the best decision we can with the information we have. — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock Building Committee: Small Window of Opportunity
"If we don't jump at it, it goes away." &mash; Ron Turbin

Mount Greylock's Enrollment Projection Debated in Subcommittee
"Those students are not 'choice.' They're an obligation. We call them choice because that's the funding stream." — David Langston

Mount Greylock Enrollment Question Still at Issue
"In 2012, MSBA decided to change its procedure and settle the enrollment first. Now is the time to settle the enrollment." — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock Committee Rejects Enrollment Recommendation
"You have to essentially be willing to say, yes, we could be a two-member town only." — Carolyn Greene

Williamstown Elementary Sees Enrollment Bump
"After the first day of registration when we had 18 walk-ins, we were really surprised." — Principal Joelle Brookner

Mount Greylock Building Committee: Keep Choice, Tuition Students
"The idea that not proceeding with the feasibility study is a zero-cost option is a fantasy." — David Langston

Article Asks Hancock Voters To Pull Out of Mount Greylock
"The cost of education has skyrocketed. Mount Greylock is pushing $16,000. McCann is $19,400. That's MCLA money." — Sherman Derby

Choice, Tuition Students at Issue at Mount Greylock Enrollment Forum
"We are subsidizing other community's children." — Lanesborough resident Ray Jone

Mount Greylock Officials React to Lanesborough Meeting
"The issues currently being discussed are not new, and for any one of them to become a deal-breaker at this time would be highly unfortunate." — Carolyn Greene

Lanesborough Examining High School Options
"You just can't look at this as a day-to-day decision." — Paul Sieloff

Williamstown Selectmen Updated on Mount Greylock Enrollment Numbers
"Historically, because we have a large building and a declining population, we fill with school choice." — Carolyn Greene

Mount Greylock Sends Feasibility Study Request to Towns
"The bottom line is that we're finding that there's much greater savings than anticipated." — David Backus

Dalton Select Board Mulls Declining Student Population
"Some form of reorganization of the education systems in the county is essential." — William Cameron

BArT Adds Pittsfield to Charter, Raises Enrollment Cap
"We want to be able to smooth out the enrollment." — Julia Bowen

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