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Adams Selectmen Thank Harrington For Service

The Selectmen took time during Wednesday night's meeting to thank departing colleague Arthur "Skip" Harrington for his eight years of service. Harrington resigned from the board earlier this week, leaving two years into his third three-year term.

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Lanesborough-Williamstown School's Business Manager Departs

For the second time in four months, the Lanesborough-Williamstown Tri-District is looking to fill one of its shared administrative positions. On Feb. 4, Business Manager Nancy Rauscher announced her intention to leave the central office in an email to the chairs of the school committees at Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown Elementary and Lanesborough Elementary.

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Two Department Heads No Longer Work For Pittsfield

Two department heads are no longer working for the city. Mayor Linda Tyer said Commissioner of Public Utilities Bruce Collingwood and Director of Community Development Janis Akerstrom are no longer working for the city but that plans are in place for continuity of service. The mayor said she would not comment any further because it is a personnel issue.

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Case Forced to Resign as DCR Regional Director

Michael F. Case is out at the state Department of Conservation and Recreation less than a year after his appointment as western region director. According to The Boston Globe, Case was forced to resign Thursday after being confronted by DCR Commissioner Leo Roy after pornography was reportedly found on his Pittsfield office computer.

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Three Resign From Pittsfield's Board of Health

A combined 22 years of experience on the Board of Health is leaving the board. Three board members submitted resignation letters, all ending their terms at the end of the month. Chairwoman Roberta Orsi, who has served on the board since its inception 12 years ago, Cynthia Geyer, who has six years on the board, and Dominica D'Avella, who has been on for the last four, submitted resignations over the last few months. "I think it is a loss to the city," said Jay Green, one of only two members

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Adams-Cheshire Superintendent Resigning at School Year's End

Adams-Cheshire Regional School Superintendent Kristen Gordon will resign at the end of the school year. Gordon tendered her resignation to the School Committee on Monday and asked the board to modify her contract.

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North County Bids Farewell to NBCC Leader Bashevkin

"This community at its best is Al Bashevkin." — state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing

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