The Gillette Carnival has returned for its 7th year at the Berkshire Mall.
The carnival featuring about a dozen and a half rides, food and beverage vendors, and an array of games opened shop in the Berkshire Mall parking lot last Thursday. This is its final weekend providing an array of entertainment options for families and young children.
As more and more information is learned about brain injuries and football, Selectman Robert Ericson is questioning whether the town should change the sport for the town's youth.
"The CTE, degenerative brain disease, is happening more and more. It is a direct result of a game where kids, especially young children, get banged around a lot. Is there a way we can make football a little safer for our children?" Ericson questioned. "Is it time that we, as adults, start to look at the safety and lon
When Mount Greylock girls track and field head coach Brian Gill took over the Williamstown Youth Center's spring workshops for preschool- and elementary school-aged kids, he never saw it as a "feeder" program for the junior-senior high school team.