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Williamstown Website Seeking Town Funds
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Board of Selectmen on Monday heard pitches from two local nonprofits that promote the town — one that already receives financial support from the town and another that would like to.   Representatives from the Williamstown Chamber of Commerce and the website Destination Williamstown told the
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NBCC Hosts Forum on Youth and Substance Abuse
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition is sponsoring a forum on marijuana and substance abuse on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. at Massachusetts college of Liberal Arts' Church Street Center.   The event is free and open to the public; pizza will be served at 5:45 p.m. "Alcohol, Marijuana, and
MCLA to Host Open House for Prospective Students
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will host the second of three fall open house events for high school and transfer students interested in applying for admission to attend MCLA for the spring of 2017 or the fall 2017 on Saturday, Oct. 29. Check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Amsler Campus Center. In
BCC Honors Academic Achievement at Convocation
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College recently recognized the academic achievements of 103 students during an Honors Convocation Program. Each honored student ranks in the top five percent of the college with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in courses totaling at least 12 credits. Honored students (and
Investors Should Avoid 'Great Expectations'
Apart from death and taxes, few events in our world are consistently predictable – and investment returns are definitely not one of them. What can you, as an individual investor, do to cope with the ups and downs of the financial markets and make progress toward your long-term goals? To begin with, you should be aware that the
Williamstown Students Celebrate Words With Costume Parade
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — "The Cat in the Hat." "Charlotte's Web." "Harry Potter." The words "judge," "retro," "athletic" and "photosynthesis." Words and books of all shapes and sizes were on parade on Wednesday morning during Williamstown Elementary School's
Health Connector Launches Insurance Enrollment Drive in North Adams
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Health Connector officials are urging citizens to explore their health insurance options during this enrollment season. Open enrollment runs from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31. With expected rises in health insurance premiums under the federal Affordable Care Act, it behooves people to look over their plans and
Senate Candidates Handle Slew of Questions During Debate At BCC
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Most of the questions at Monday's state Senate debate were on the ballot questions, with each of the two candidates taking slightly different views on them. Republican Christine Canning-Wilson and Democrat Adam Hinds are both seeking election to the state Senate seat being vacated by Benjamin Downing. The two
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Biz Briefs: Mentors Needed for Financial Literacy Workshop
Mentors needed: Miss Hall's School is seeking area professional women to volunteer as mentors for the 17th annual Money Matters financial literacy workshops to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, and Thursday, Nov. 17, at the school's Holmes Road campus. Eighth-grade girls from across Berkshire County will attend the program, which provides
State Fire Marshal Offers Halloween Safety Tips
State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey offers fire safety tips for celebrating Halloween. More children are injured by cars than fire on Halloween, so it’s important for children to learn and practice pedestrian safety and for drivers to use extra caution. Drive more slowly and watch for children who may forget to cross at corners and
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