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Williamstown Elementary to Hold 10th Annual Children's Clothing Sale
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Elementary School PTO is hosting its annual clothing sale on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., which represents expanded hours to accommodate more shoppers. The WES cafeteria will be packed with gently-used, nearly new and brand new quality children's clothing and accessories.
Williamstown Selectmen Give Town Manager Glowing Review
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — First-year Town Manager Jason Hoch was given high marks by the Board of Selectmen on Monday. The board held its final vote on a weeks-long process that began with the development of a comprehensive technique for performing the evaluation and ended in a 5-0 decision to approve a report that found Hoch, "has
Commission Listens to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Margo Chevers, the Western Mass representative on the commission, said custodial grandparents had to get vocal to make change happen. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Margo Chevers remembers the night she was called to take in her two granddaughters, once almost 10 months, the other 23 months. She wasn't prepared for the physical
Two Accidents, No Injuries in Southern Vermont
STAMFORD, Vt. — A local woman avoided injury when her Chrysler Town and Country crashed into a tree on Saturday morning shortly before 11.  Karen Wheeler, 57, of Readsboro was southbound on Route 100 in her 2005 van when she experienced a mechanical malfunction with her steering wheel, according to State Trooper Lauren Ronan.
Berkshires Beat: Fall Foliage Week Has Arrived
Fall Foliage Festival extravaganza: It's Fall Foliage week, and with that comes lots of news, notes - and pleas for help. First, the pleas: The North Adams Chamber of Commerce is in need of six cyclists to help power its human powered vehicle for the Oct. 2 parade. Email Phil Sellers at Remember, the parade
Biz Briefs: Lee Outlets Expand Before Holiday Season
Outlet additions: Popular apparel retailer Guess has opened a factory store at the Lee Premium Outlets, and Toys 'R Us Express and Ten Thousand Villages are open at the center through the fall and holiday shopping seasons. Guess offers a full range of denim, apparel and accessories for women, men and kids and, with a presence in over
Busy Weekend for Local Collegians in Village Beautiful
It was homecoming weekend of sorts for local graduates in Williamstown this weekend.   Cross country’s Purple Valley Classic and golf’s Williams Fall Invitational each attracted schools that feature Berkshire County alumni on their rosters.   At Taconic Golf Club, the Williams Fall Invitational included
Annual Fall Run Fundraiser Returns For 35th Year
Bikers make their way down Park Street for the annual Fall Run benefit for Shriners Children's Hospital. See more photos here. ADAMS, Mass. — The rumble of engines echoed through Adams on Sunday morning as more than 1,000 motorcycles queued up at Bowe Field for the 60-mile Fall Run motorcycle ride. Mike Roberts,
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Williams Men's, Women's Soccer Blank Bates
LEWISTON, Maine -- Alison Lu and Kristi Kirshe each had a goal and an assist Sunday to lead the Williams College women’s soccer team to a 2-0 win over Bates.   The Ephs (6-0-1, 4-0-1 NESCAC) got back on the winning track after settling for a tie at Amherst the day before.   Olivia Barnhill made five saves for
Q&A: Pownal Woman Conquers Appalachian Trail After Detour
Hannah Cochran's 'weird selfie' atop of a sleety Mount Katahdin. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Hannah Cochran is a hiker through and through, but she is not a "thru-hiker," not technically, at least not in her opinion.   Others would differ with the Pownal, Vt., resident and Mount Greylock
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