Editor's Notebook http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook? Editor's Notebook Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:16:46 EDT en-us iBerkshires Celebrates 14 Years of Covering the Region http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=2508 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=2508 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:04:00 EDT iBerkshires celebrated 14 years on Friday with cake and pizza. Members of the editorial team Community Editor Rebecca Dravis, left, Editor Tammy Daniels, reporter Jack Guerino and Pittsfield Bureau Chief Andy McKeever (a partypooper for not wearing a... Opinion: Those Who Shall Not Be Named http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1843 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1843 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 00:32:00 EDT There has been talk that a hate group with a pattern of disrupting the funerals of servicemen and servicewomen may make an appearance at the funeral of Michael DeMarsico on Saturday. iBerkshires has determined that it will not name this group, it will not photograph this group, it will not... iBerkshires.com Debuts New Look http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1726 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1726 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:00:00 EDT We're launching a new look for iBerkshires.com today. The new front page layout is lighter, easier to read and navigate and does a better job of featuring our top stories. You'll still find all our most popular content — noteworthy... iBerkshires Adds Facebook Commenting System http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1616 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1616 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:56:00 EDT iBerkshires readers will notice a change at the bottom of our stories (and soon to be at the bottom of our blog posts) to the use of Facebook for comments. While we encourage vigorous debate, too often lately our comment sections have been taken over by readers who seem more eager to grind... iBerkshires Adds 'FlyerCentral' To Advertising Options http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1551 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1551 Fri, 09 Mar 2012 18:17:00 EST iBerkshires.com has added a new function that will allow readers to post fliers and advertisements on our sites. FlyerCentral is easy to use and low in cost at only $2 a day. You can select our main news site, iBerkshires.com, and one or more of iBerkshires daughter sites of NorthAdams.com,... Papers Implement Paywall; iBerkshires Still Free http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1191 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1191 Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:34:00 EDT Local newspapers operated by Denver-based MediaNews Group are going behind a paywall next week. The North Adams Transcript and two of the company's Vermont papers, the Bennington Banner and the Brattleboro Reformer, announced the new subscription service on Friday. The regional flagship, The... Transcript Editor Left Reporting Legacy http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1057 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1057 Fri, 27 May 2011 17:58:05 EDT Our condolences go out to our colleagues at the North Adams Transcript on the passing of Editor-in-Chief Glenn Drohan. Glenn died Thursday morning after several years battling cancer. He spent more than a quarter-century in local newsrooms, leaving a legacy of hard-hitting journalism on the... iBerkshires Congratulates MCLA Grads http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1050 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=1050 Sat, 21 May 2011 18:20:00 EDT iBerkshires wants to send congratulations to two brand-new Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts graduates: Melanie Rancourt and Jonathon DelSordo. Melanie (the one on the right) is a teacher in the North Adams Public School system and an... iBerkshires Turns 11 Years Old http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=978 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=978 Mon, 11 Apr 2011 22:53:00 EDT An impromptu celebration of iBerkshires' 11th birthday on Monday at our offices on 106 Main St. in North Adams.  On the ends are Tiffany Williamson and Fredy Alvarez, Boxcar employees who help us out a lot. In the middle from left are sports... Santa's Flight Check http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=726 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/editorsnotebook?bid=726 Wed, 01 Dec 2010 12:09:00 EST Some 1,200 volunteers answers phone calls and e-mails about Santa at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., during December. OK, this isn't exactly local, but who doesn't want to know...