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Mount Greylock Debates Lanesborough School Union Vote
"It may be if they vote to leave, it will encourage people to vote for regionalization." — Carolyn Greene

Adams Narrowing Down Town Administrator Applicants
Girgenti said they have narrowed the applicants down to six, but could receive more.

Atlas Private Wealth Management Moving to North Adams
"After acquiring most companies go through layoffs. We actually haven't laid anyone off and we've hired three people." — Gregory Britton

Lanesborough Officials Debate School Spending
"The town decides where to spend money. I think you are going to see recommendations across the board for less money for the schools." — Al Terranova

Adams Seeks Fix to Visitors Center's Ineffective Geothermal System
"Your fingers cramp up because they are so cold and you can't type, and you can see your breath in the building." — Erica Girgenti

Mount Greylock Committee Taking Up Delayed Superintendent Search
"Mostly it would be a matter of getting the word out far and wide. It would be going more nationally." — Carolyn Greene

North Adams to Williamstown Bike Path Public Meeting Set
"We are very close to finalizing plans for a safe and viable biking solution between our downtown and Williamstown." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Pittsfield Schools Review Teacher Evaluation Process
"The purpose of this is not to be punitive, but to establish a dialogue with the educator." — Joseph Curtis

'North Adams' Added to Harriman-West Airport Name
"I think that is a good compromise." — Chairman Jeffrey Naughton

Tri-District Search Committee Advises Interim Superintendent
"The pool was not as deep as we hoped." — Regina DiLego

BMC Awarded $3M for Health Care Center in North Adams
The award will help fund initiatives to align with the findings of the Stroudwater Associates' health needs report for North Berkshire.

Pittsfield Expecting Heavy Usage at Renovated Common
"Every time I go by there, it looks like it's improving each day." — Chairman Dr. John Herman

Williamstown Students Celebrate Power of Words
On Wednesday, the costume parade hit the street around the school and through the neighboring Harper Center, and kids from pre-K through sixth grade showed off their favorite characters from books or their favorite words.

Former Senator Bill Bradley Shares Insights at Williams
"I've always said the problems of democracy are not solved by running away from democracy but by having more democracy and figuring out how to do it." — Bill Bradley

Cheshire Town Cleanup Deemed Success
"It was a really uplifting and positive and we got a lot of trash." — Eileen Quinn

North Adams License Commission OKs Transfer to V&V
Both stores must continue to operate as they are until the ABCC approves the licenses.

Pittsfield Granted $4.5 Million To Finish North Street Reconstruction
"We should finish up everything except the planting before we shut down for the winter." — Douglas Clark

Clarksburg Awarded $920K MassWorks Grant for Road
"Now we can build out from the center. It will be safer for the bicyclists and safer for pedestrians." — Carl McKinney

PEDA: Springfield Rail Car Contract Benefits Berkshires
"Obviously I am disappointed the company that was leaning toward Pittsfield didn't get selected." — Corydon Thurston.

Berkshire Health Systems Investing $6M in North County
"This represents a major commitment in providing expanded and sustainable care, close to home for Northern Berkshire residents." — David Phelps

Colegrove Park School Project Toured
"Just in this rough state it feels like a whole different space." — Jean Bacon   1 Comment

Pittsfield School, City Officials Prepping For Big Decisions
"We think this is too important for all us to hear the same thing at the same time." — Kathleen Amuso

BArT Students Get Lesson in Chocolate, Child Labor
"I think that is amazing that they are trying to get rid of child labor." — Natalie Ellis

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

Cariddi Hosting Information Forum on Ballot Questions
The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the third floor of the North Adams Public Library.

Lanesborough Committees to Discuss School Funding
"We can go in there with the attitude that we are all on the same page and we are having a meeting of the minds." — Gregory Wolf

Shakespeare & Company Head 'Excited' for Future
"We're going to constantly be assessing where we are and how we can do better ..." — Rick Dildine

McCann Manufacturing Students Tour Pittsfield's Starbase Technologies
"What they are learning at McCann can be used in careers right here in Berkshire County." — Justin Kratz

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

Hundreds Watch Berkshire Battalion Drop Puck On Inaugural Season
"We had a packed house. It is a great start." — Herm Sorcher.

State and Town Officials Sign Master Lease For Greylock Glen
"This is really going to put the town of Adams on the map not just at the monument, but at the downtown too." — Gailanne Cariddi.

Downing Sponsors Holiday Greeting Card Design Contest
"I thought it would be fun to spread holiday cheer by using a truly unique card designed by a young constituent." — Benjamin Downing.

Pittsfield Teen Follows Her Passion for Skating
"My mom’s friend suggested figure skating, and it was the only thing that I loved." — Michaela Grady

North Adams' Eclipse Mill Opening Studios For Weekend
"Although we have work in the hallway, we don’t invite the public in to our homes." — Debi Pendell

Smithsonian Leaders Hail Berkshire Museum SparkLab Partnership
“We think that real innovation will happen in this space." — Claudine Brown

Berkshire Battalion Ready for Opener
"I'm psyched." — Michael Kaselouskas

Events to Raise Funds, Awareness of Kids Place
"A lot of people don't know what the Kids Place is or what we do. We're really working hard to get the word out." — Laura Baran

State Health Connector Launching Open Enrollment, New Website
"There were many areas where we stumbled and we made sure to rectify." — Jean Yang

Pittsfield Council Looks At Civil Service Report
"We did a lot of hard work, and we looked at a lot of issues." — Michael McCarthy.

Adams Gallery Putting On Play Based On Local Mill Workers
“The stories are all real with people who actually worked in the mills; the names are changed, but the people actually lived.” — Peter Bergman.

North Adams Council Opposes Tennessee Gas Pipeline
I simply see this resolution as saying to the other communities that we support you, and it gives them a few extra people on their side." — Joshua Moran.

Adams Signs Lease To Move Forward With Greylock Glen
“This will allow us to move forward to the development phases of the project.” — Donna Cesan.

PEDA Hopeful For Local Rail Car Jobs
"We continue to hear from state officials that western Mass. the most likely location." — Corydon Thurston.

BCC Partners With UAlbany's Atmospheric Science Program
"We are excited at the possibilities and opportunities that it will give our students." — Ellen Kennedy

Ecu-Health Care Moving Back to Former North Adams Hospital Site
Ecu-Health Care will occupy the second floor office it had used for many years prior to the closing of the former North Adams Regional Hospital at 71 Hospital Ave.

Pittsfield Council Postpones Vote on Gas Pipeline
“This project does have a significant implications and will have a major impact on Berkshire County.” — Jonathan Butler.

North Adams Approves Solar Array Lease
“We want to send a message as a community that we want to be as green as possible.” — Richard Alcombright

North Adams City Council Adopts Resolution Calling For A Full Hospital
"It is really an important facet of this resolution." — Benjamin Lamb

Williamstown Selectmen Asked to Adopt Hospital Resolution
"The financial statement done by the unions feels that without debt, the hospital would be in the black." — Jean Vankin

Pittsfield Council Upset With Process of Health Insurance Switch
"This was independently approved as a good proposal and one that would save the city conservatively between $1.5 and $2.5 million." — Daniel Bianchi

 
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