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Clarksburg Town Meeting OKs Further School Merger Study

Of the 78 voters who attended the special town meeting at Clarksburg School, only about a half-dozen voted against further research on the merger.

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Clarksburg Voters to Decide School Merger Option

A special town meeting on Wednesday will determine if the town will continue planning a school district merger with neighboring Stamford, Vt.

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Clarksburg Sets Vote for School Merger Proposal

The Select Board on Wednesday afternoon set the date for a special town meeting to vote on the next steps toward a school district merger with Stamford, Vt. The special town meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School.

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Clarksburg Still Hoping for State Funds Toward School Repairs

School and town officials have reached out the state in hopes of getting some funding to do more for the building but those efforts have so far been unsuccessful.

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Clarksburg School Announces Third Trimester Honor Roll

Clarksburg School has announced the honor roll for the third trimester of the 2018-19 school year.

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Clarksburg/Stamford Merger Study Presented on Wednesday

Public Consulting Group, hired earlier this year, will present the opportunities and challenges to such a merger on Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School.

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Clarksburg School Declines North Adams Food Service Proposal

The School Committee voted 2-1 last week to decline an offer from the North Adams Public Schools' Food Service Department to take over the cafeteria

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Clarksburg/Stamford School Merger Committee Reviews Draft Study

A full presentation of the findings will be made in Clarksburg on May 15 at 6:30 p.m.; the committee and stakeholders will meet with PCG representatives next week for a four-hour workshop to go through the findings and prepare for the May meeting.

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Clarksburg Mulling Food Service Contract With North Adams

Cory Nicholas, food service director for the North Adams Public Schools, gave a presentation on Thursday night explained to the committee how he would provide breakfast and lunch to the school.

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Clarksburg Elementary School Announces Second Trimester Honor Roll

Clarksburg Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2018-19 school year.

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Presentation on Interstate School District Study Expected in May

Should the towns pursue a joining, it would likely happen no earlier than 2021 because any collaboration will require both state legislative and congressional approval.

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Community Forum Set for Clarksburg/Stamford School Merger Study

Representatives from Public Consulting Group of Boston will be on hand to walk attendees through the timeline for the feasibility study on creating an interstate school district.

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Stamford/Clarksburg Merger Consultants Plan Public Meeting

Public Consulting Group will hold its first public meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School for both towns and will set a series of meeting with focus groups.

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Clarksburg Officials United Over School Building Woes

Local officials are trying to eliminate the fingerpointing over the condition of the elementary school and offer a united front to both the town and state in raising funds to address the 50-year-old structure's many needs.

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Stamford-Clarksburg School Merger Effort Selects Consultant

The Interstate School District Committee on Monday voted unanimously to recommend Public Consulting Group of Boston to do the legwork on plans to create the groundbreaking interstate school district.

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Clarksburg Elementary School Holocaust Exhibit Set Thursday

Eighth-grade English teacher Michael Little said this year's exhibit is heavier than those of the past with the passing of planned speaker and Krakow-Plaszow survivor Raymond Fishler.

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Clarksburg Tax Rate Up 3 Percent for Fiscal 2019

The Select Board on Wednesday approved a single tax rate for fiscal 2019 of $15.99 per $1,000 valuation, up from $15.31 last year.

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Clarksburg Board-Gaming Event to Benefit Soldier On

The second annual "Soldiers, Dice, & Dragon" event hopes to match or succeed last year's benefit for homeless veterans that netted $2,500.

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Clarksburg Welcomes New Superintendent Franzoni

Franzoni, who was principal of Brayton Elementary School in North Adams, was hired in June to replace retiring superintendent Jon Lev.

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Retiring Clarksburg Teachers Recognized Like Royalty

Mary Stred and Christina Duval have racked up enough years between them at Clarksburg Elementary School to qualify for a diamond jubilee. So the two retiring teachers were treated like royalty on Monday, complete with tiaras, a black limousine, throngs of admirers lining the roadway, and waves that would impress even the queen.

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Clarksburg School Committee OKs Budget, Sets Funding Cap

The district expects to start the year with $350,000 in the account, but, Lev added, "if it continued like this, we would run out of choice money in like three or four years."

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Clarksburg Votes Yes to Interstate School District Talks

With 59 registered voters in attendance at the special town meeting, the decision was unanimous to begin talks with Stamford, Vt., that could create Massachusetts' first interstate school district. The entire process took barely 15 minutes.

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Clarksburg to Vote on Stamford School Merger Study

The single article at the special town meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School on Thursday will allow the town to enter into conversations with Stamford, Vt.

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North Berkshire School Union to Begin Search for Superintendent

The school union committee will meet on April 12 with Patricia Correira, a field director for the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.

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