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Back row, from left, Hannah Bowlby, Sydney Smith, Emily Figiela, Sarah Polumbo, Ainsley Able, Kaitlin Kupiec, Lizzy Sarnacki, Natalia Agrelo, Maggy Sarnacki. Front row: Savanah Gervais, Leeyia Hoose, Maya Creamer, Serena Battachi, Sierra Murray.

Berkshire Lax Team Competes in Regional Showcase

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EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. -- The Berkshire Lax Club played in the New England Showcase on Sunday at East Longmeadow High School.
After dropping the opening game, 5-1, to Lax Plus (Connecticut), Berkshire bounced back to beat Rev Lax (Boston), 8-3, and Mainiax (Maine), 6-5.
Sierra Murray (6 goals), Hannah Bowlby (4 goals), and Sarah Polumbo (4 goals) led the way on offense.
Emily Figiela, Maya Creamer, and Ainsley Able gave strong defensive efforts throughout the tournament, and Sydney Smith anchored the team in goal.
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PEDA Director Thurston Stepping Down in April

By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The head of the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority is stepping down at the end of April.
Corydon "Cory" Thurston last week announced his retirement as executive director of the development agency he's lead for nine years.
"It has been a positive time and I think there is a new energy and I think one of the best accomplishments is getting the city and PEDA to work collaboratively," Thurston said in an interview Thursday evening.
Thurston had initially planned to retire three years ago but ended up cutting back to part time as PEDA looked to consolidate its office and focus more on collaborating with the city with matters having to do with the William Stanley Business Park and development.
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