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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
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

Women Help Rehab Pittsfield Habitat For Humanity Home
"A lot of the women leave with a sense of confidence that they can do things themselves." — Carolyn Valli

New RSVP Director Hopes to Grow Volunteers, Connect With Local Agencies
"I saw the job posting and thought it would be a perfect fit for me." — Cheryl Whalen

Berkshire Bank Seeks Volunteer Projects
Berkshire Bank is seeking service projects of all sizes, but generally should engage between five to 50 employees using a mix of skilled and non-skilled labor.

Williamstown Community Chest Seeks Volunteer Award Nominations
Since 1985, the Community Chest has presented an annual award honoring a resident, or residents, of Williamstown for exceptional volunteer service.

Take & Eat Food Program Fueled by Growing Need
"Why can't we make meals here for homebound elderly in need of meals on weekends?" — Deacon Francis Ryan

Hundreds Volunteer for Annual North Berkshire King Day
"I see you frowning, I try to get you to smile because I can't stop smiling." — Phyllis Jarrett

North Adams Veterans Office Volunteers Recognized
"I had the time and I guess I thought I should do something for my fellow veterans." — Thomas Bernard

North Adams American Legion Feeding the Hungry This Christmas
"We give them a real good portions; we don't nickel and dime anyone." — William Schrade

Santa Claus Calls Pittsfield Children
"It is one of the fun programs." — Becky Manship

McCann Volunteers Buff Up Louison House Play Space
"Renovating the play space is fantastic. When you realize how many children use it, this is a great advantage." — Lindsay Errichetto

Williams Chapin Library Seeking Volunteers
Each volunteer will receive training in duties, procedures and other information he or she will need to know.

Egremont Hosts Final FireFighters' Steak Roast of the Year
"It's a volunteer department. They need funding to be sustainable for everything they do. That's why I support it." — Terry Moore

North Adams Cleans Up During Annual Day of Service
"You want to keep your community's environment healthy to encourage people to go out and use it. — Amanda Chilson

North County Celebrates King With 'Day of Service'
"So we're talking about the gift of time, what we receive back on the gift of time. Our receipt is to feel good and have fun." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Dalton's Crane Farm Transformed Into Winter Wonderland
"The feedback [from] the parents and the kids, they say it gets better every year." — Tom Gardner

DCR Delivers Grants To Help Rural, Volunteer Fire Departments
"It's the least we can do to provide this support." — state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing

Veterans, Families Served Free Meals at Greylock Community Club
"This is all about the veterans and I hope they enjoyed their meal." — Joanne Aubin

Volunteers Pitch in to Fix Up Adam's Wacky World
"I said, 'Nobody's maintaining this. This is awful.' Because I know how much work went into building this." — Deb Gigliotti

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