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Special Olympics offer joy

Special Olympics offer joy

On Saturday, February 4, Ski Butternut hosted the Alpine Time Trials for the Special Olympics. This is the first time that Ski Butternut has hosted the event which usually takes place at Blandford Ski area. Lift tickets were donated by SkiButternut to each of the approximately 72 registered athletes and the event was organized by […]

Coalition addresses homelessness in Berkshire County

Coalition addresses homelessness in Berkshire County

The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition assembled for their monthly meeting inside First Baptist Church to discuss homelessness, economic stability and the housing market as a whole. “This topic came up across the board. Housing and homelessness strikes the entire community,” NBCC Executive Director Amber Besaw said. “It’s not just about the homeless. It’s also about […]

Adams, Cheshire officials tour district’s three schools

Adams, Cheshire officials tour district’s three schools

Adams Cheshire Regional School District Superintendent Robert Putnam led a collection of Adams and Cheshire officials on a tour of the district’s three school buildings, highlighting the conditions of each and discussing repercussions of grade reconfigurations. Tours of all three schools come after the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management made recommendations, on […]

Green Committee still upset with project status

Green Committee still upset with project status

Some Green Dalton Committee members are still upset with the Board of Selectmen and Town Manager Kenneth Walto over what they call inaction and missed opportunities for more grant funding. The town’s selectmen met Jan. 9 and ultimately produced what Board of Selectmen Chairman John Bartels called a “Green Communities Grant Project Update.” The document […]

College Internship Program of the Berkshires

College Internship Program of the Berkshires

Founded in 1984 by Dr. Michael McManmon, the College Internship Program (CIP) is dedicated to teaching young adults with learning differences, skills to help them transition to living a more independent and successful life. When the program first began there were about 5 students. Dr. McManmon eventually expanded the property, attended conferences, and spread the […]

Project to update connections at town halls may soon be finished

Project to update connections at town halls may soon be finished

A project to install and activate fiber connections from the town halls of the five South County towns under contract with Charter/Spectrum to the CTSB station, which is now going into its tenth month, should be completed by the end of January according to a Charter representative. The issue caused heavy discussion and a number […]

Mass MoCA unveils next season’s schedule

Mass MoCA unveils next season’s schedule

The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art unveiled its schedule for the coming winter and spring seasons, welcoming both new and returning artists, installations, performers and documentaries. Mass MoCA Curator Denise Markonish kicked off the presentation Dec. 7 inside the museum’s Hunter Center. Markonish started off by announcing a new publication that focuses on topics and […]

DA Capeless leads vigil with Mothers Against Drunken Driving

DA Capeless leads vigil with Mothers Against Drunken Driving

Inside a silent St. Stephen’s Church, District Attorney David Capeless recited 51 names – names of those who have died in accidents related to drunken driving. On Dec. 3, Capeless lead a candlelight vigil and remembrance ceremony in cooperation with Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Sergeant Brian Berkel and Trooper Jean Thibodeau of the Massachussetts State […]

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