MEMBER SIGN IN
Not a member? Become one today!
         iBerkshires     Williamstown Chamber     Williams College     Your Government     Land & Housing Debate
Search
McCann School Committee Endorses $9.6M Budget for Fiscal 2020
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
02:28AM / Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The McCann School Committee on Thursday approved a straightforward budget that represents a 2.36 percent increase over this year.   The committee members had few questions about what Superintendent James Brosnan referred to as "vanilla" fiscal 2020 budget that will increase by $220,769.   "There are not a lot of frills or add-ons here. The increases are just a lot of things we don't have control over," School Committee member Daniel J. Maloney Jr. said. "We consider this a balanced budget that just really maintains. It does not move us forward a lot and it keeps us where we are."   The fiscal 2019 budget

0 Comments
>> Read More

Mount Greylock Notifies Families of Missed Water Test
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
08:59AM / Monday, February 18, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A mistake by an environmental testing service at the Mount Greylock Regional School led the district to having to provide a notice to all of its families about the spring 2018 lapse in procedures.   At Thursday's School Committee meeting, Superintendent Kimberley Grady informed the committee of the omission in the campus's regular testing protocol for radium.   The error was discovered by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, which is requiring the district to distribute the notice, seen here.   Over the weekend, Grady sent the same notice by email to students' families.   Grady said the school's water

2 Comments
>> Read More

College Notes: January & February 2019
04:53PM / Thursday, February 14, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

Sports management majors Rachael Donahue of Pittsfield and Jacqueline Lemaire of North Adams were among 10 students from thewho spent part of their winter session in Australia. They are the first cohort to participate in the college's "J-Term" program of academic study and cultural experiences.   The students arrived in Sydney in time to take in the New Year's celebrations, including the spectacular fireworks atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and returned to Springfield for the start of the spring semester on Jan. 14. The two-week course, "International Business in Asia Pacific," was delivered through Global Academic Ventures, a Sydney-based academic

0 Comments
>> Read More

Activists Press Neal to Support Green New Deal
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:25AM / Thursday, February 14, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0


PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two dozen protesters Wednesday demonstrated outside the Pittsfield office of U.S. Rep. Richard Neal to encourage him to sign on as a co-sponsor of the Green New Deal.   Three of the activists — all students at Mount Greylock Regional School in Williamstown — went inside to make their case to a member of Neal's staff.   "A 2013 report predicts that by 2100, the climate here will be like that in South Carolina," junior Maddy Art said. "And also, my grandpa works in [Williams College's] Hopkins Forest. He's a forest biologist, and he's been researching the biodiversity for decades. He uses data that goes back

6 Comments
>> Read More

Three Students Receive VFW Scholarships
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
01:26AM / Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0


PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 448 recognized three Berkshire County high school students who composed essays on the importance of voting.   Dozens attended the award ceremony Monday held at the American Legion building banquet hall where a combined $2,950 in scholarships were given out to Hannah Berkel, Kailey Sultaire, and Kathrine Wilson.   "We are very proud of you and we placed high-qualifying standards on the recipients of these awards because we believe the winners will have high visibility in the community and will serve as role models," Arnold Perras, commander of VFW Post 448 said. "All of you are a credit to your school and

2 Comments
>> Read More

Mount Greylock School Committee Sends 'Multipurpose' Building Out to Bid
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:41AM / Thursday, February 07, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock School Committee is moving forward with a plan to build a 6,400-square-foot multipurpose building to the south of the middle-high school.   At a special afternoon meeting of the committee last week, the panel authorized architect Perkins Eastman to release bid documents with a stated budget of $2.1 million for the building, which would house the district's central administration, storage space for Mount Greylock's groundskeepers, space for the school's athletics program and, potentially, a public restroom to service the playing fields.   With soft costs included, the final project could end up costing the district closer

2 Comments
>> Read More

McCann Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll
12:34PM / Monday, February 04, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Technical School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

High honors

Beany, Jeremy; Blake, Hope; Brown, Lauren; Cote, Robert; Daniels, Millard; Daub, John; Devito, Cortney; Dolle, James; Furlon, Krista; Glidden, Nicholas; Goodell, Morgan; Goyette, Megan; Guiden, James; Knapp, Evan; Lesure, Elisha; Marino, Emma; Parks, Samuel; Rondeau, Caleb; Santelli, Jonathan; Tetlow, Aubrey; Vanuni, Kalley; Vigiard, Joseph; Wojcik, Abigail.

Baran, Ryan; Blevins, Macie; Canales, Dana; Caron, Cortney; Carpenter, Emma; Carpenter, John; Charron, Jessica; Daigneault, Casey; Daigneault, Mya; DeBlois, Morgan; Ellis, Natalie 2020,

0 Comments
>> Read More

BArT Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll
02:36PM / Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School has announced the students who made honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year.  

Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "Honors." Students who earned 90 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "High Honors."

Academic courses at BArT are aligned with the Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks for the appropriate grade level and include all standards deemed necessary for a complete, college-preparatory, middle and high school education.

Grade 6

Persephone Clark, Tucker Danylin, Sascha

0 Comments
>> Read More

Tenth Annual 'Claiming Williams Day' Emphasizes Equity and Inclusion on Campus
03:09PM / Monday, January 28, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams College will hold its annual "Claiming Williams Day" on Thursday, Jan. 31, with events throughout the day that encourage discussions about inclusivity and inequality.

Marking 10 years since the first Claiming Williams Day, this year's events highlight historical and contemporary efforts by changemakers to make Williams inclusive and accountable to its various communities, especially underrepresented and underserved groups. While most of the events are open only to the Williams College community, three events are open to the public: a film screening of "TransMilitary" followed by a discussion with filmmaker Fiona Dawkins will be

0 Comments
>> Read More

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents 33rd Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show
02:53PM / Monday, January 28, 2019
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — In celebration of Norman Rockwell's 125th birthday, Norman Rockwell Museum will present the 33rd annual Berkshire County High School Art Show, with a special exhibition opening to be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the young artists and at 2:30 p.m. hear a lecture from acclaimed illustrator Gregory Manchess, whose work is also currently on view at the museum.

In the tradition of Norman Rockwell, who began his professional career as a teenager, the High School Art Show celebrates the creative talent found in Berkshire County's local high schools. Original works in all media — from painting and

0 Comments
>> Read More

Page 3 of 40 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13 ... 40  
Williamstown.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 102 Main Sreet, North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2011 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved