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Cheshire Selectman Resigns To Apply For Town Administrator

The Selectmen read the resignation letter Tuesday from St. John, who was elected to the board in 2017 after representing the town for several years on the Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee.

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Pittsfield's Airport Manager Finds New Opportunity Elsewhere

Airport Manager Gloria Bouillon has taken a new job in Beverly. Bouillon has been on the job since February of last year and is credited with moving a number of improvement projects along, increasing revenues, and positioning the airport for years to come. She came to Pittsfield from Colorado, citing Pittsfield as an airport with great potential.

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Capeless Stepping Down After 14 Years as District Attorney

Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless is stepping down effective March 15.

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Cheshire Cemetery Commission to Be Vacant

The Selectmen believe that the only remaining member Jack Girard does not plan to run in May, although he has until March 19 to return papers.

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Mazzucco Leaving Adams Post for Eastern Massachusetts

Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco will leave his post and take a new position as the general manager of Norwood.

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Cariddi Leaves More Largesse to North Adams Library

The City Council on Tuesday accepted an unknown amount of money left by late state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi for the North Adams Public Library. Cariddi, who died at age 63 in June, named the library as a beneficiary under an insurance policy and apparently left cash benefits in her will.

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North Adams Council Bids Farewell to Departing Bullett

City Councilor Nancy Bullett made her last motion on Tuesday night: the motion to adjourn, ending her tenure. Bullett had submitted her letter of resignation, effective July 1, just over a month ago because of her plans to move out of state. The council will interview candidates to fill the remainder of her term on July 11.

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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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