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Taconic Rain Garden Dedicated to Late Maxymillian Employee

A rain garden at the new Taconic High School is being dedicated in memory of one of the workers who helped build it.

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Memorial Statue Unveiled at North Adams Library

The city native was memorialized on Thursday with the unveiling of a bronze statue of two children reading a book set by the East Main Street entrance of the North Adams Public Library where she began her long career as a librarian.

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Pittsfield Honors Peace Officers Memorial Day

Since 1791 some 23,721 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in America, according to Police Chief Michael Wynn. Five of those were killed in Pittsfield - Capt. Michael Leonard, in 1898; Jailer James Fuller, 1901; Secret Service Operative William Craig, 1902; Officer Leo Sullivan, 1956; and Officer Timothy Shepard, 1988. In honor of National Police Week, the Pittsfield Police Department took time on Wednesday in remembrance of those five, officers throughout the nation, and

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BCC Remembers Beloved Dean, Charlie Kaminski

Thomas Tyning described his late friend Charles Kaminski as a "six-foot-two Paddington bear," with a cavernous voice that seemed to emanate from the depths of his heart and yet the kind of quality that put people at ease." Kaminski - known as Chuck to some, Charlie to others - loved nature, cooking, and music. He never seemed stressed and was loved by many from across the state.

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Anthony Sculptor Wants Commemorative Statue to Educate, Inspire

Hanlon was at Town Hall on Thursday morning to discuss the project at the invitation of Suffrage Centennial Celebration Committee, which has commissioned him to create the statue slated for the Town Common.

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North Adams Elks Donation Helps Veterans Wreath Effort

Among the donations has been $2,000 total through the local Elks Lodge, which has made a point of supporting veterans and other community efforts.

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Adams Keeps Memory of World War I Front and Center

Of the numerous monuments, honor rolls and other memorials, eight are dedicated to World War I. The largest monument, the Mount Greylock War Memorial, looms above the town from the state's highest peak.

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Ladley Remembered for Fight, Family, Fealty to Berkshire County Sports Community

Wahconah coaching legend and teacher Ed Ladley is being remembered as a giant on the Berkshire County sports scene.

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North County Community Dedicated to Continuing Nelson's Story

Nelson's work on that project and his inspiration within the community in leading by example won't be forgotten. During a tribute on Monday night for Nelson, who died in July at age 83, the pantry's new name was revealed as the Al Nelson Friendship Center.

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Clarksburg VFW Unveils New Sign, Name for Town Field

Town meeting voted to rename the field last December to memorialize Cook and the town's veterans and the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, also named after Cook, raised the funds to install the sign.

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Volunteers Raising Funds for Wreaths on North Adams Veterans Graves

Maloney said the mission was to place a wreath on the graves of approximately 2,500 veterans in the city cemeteries of Hill Side, Southview and Blackinton, and in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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Mount Greylock Students Prep for Wednesday Walkout, D.C. March

Mount Greylock Regional School junior Karen Magnusdottir McComish remembers how she felt the day the 26 people were gunned down in a Connecticut elementary school. She never expected to have the same feelings more than five years later when 17 people were killed at a Florida high school.

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