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Williams Men's Hockey Beats Middlebury in OT
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Colby Cretella scored an empty-net goal with 10 seconds left in overtime to give the Williams College men's hockey team a 2-1 win over Middlebury on Friday night at Lansing Chapman Rink.   C.J. Shguart scored late in the second period to erase a Middlebury lead.   Stephen Morrissey made 20
Guest Column: Time to Enact Paid Family Leave
Twenty-five years ago, on Feb. 5, 1993, President Clinton signed into law the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which allows certain workers to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave to deal with a serious health condition, have a baby, bond with a newborn or adopted child, or take care of a seriously ill relative.   The
The Independent Investor: How to Handle a Pullback
The stock market is in turmoil. Several hundred point swings in the Dow and other averages has investors on edge. The indexes are suffering 1-2 percent point swings per day. How are you dealing with it?   Over the last several months, I have written several columns preparing you for this day. I thought it might be useful to give
'I, Tonya': Class Warfare on Skates
I wasn't looking forward to seeing "I, Tonya," about provocative, world class ice skater Tonya Harding. The events surrounding her quest for Olympic greatness and fellow competitor Nancy Kerrigan's ruthlessly broken kneecap seemed so yesterday, and anyway, I never learned to ice skate. A bunch of fancily clad skaters twirling
Superior Court Briefs: Feb. 5
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, February 5.   Jason Pennell, 29, of Holyoke pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of heroin.   He was ordered to serve 120 days at the Hampden County House of Correction. The charge stems from the execution of a search warrant in Williamstown on January 18,
Snowfall Predictions: Weekend Watch
If you haven't had enough snow this past week, guess what? We might get a few more inches this weekend. The National Weather Service says there is a chance of light snow Friday afternoon into the evening, and then again in the early-morning hours of Saturday and possibly continuing after daybreak. The total amount in northern
Williamstown Housing Trust Decides on Two Houses at Cole-Maple Property
Trustee Anne O'Connor, who fills the Select Board's seat on the Affordable Housing Trust board, made the case for building three houses on the property. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The trustees of the town's Affordable Housing Trust on Thursday told Northern Berkshire Habitat for Humanity to proceed with a plan to
IS183 Art School Names Executive Director
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — IS183 Art School's Board of Directors has named Lucie Castaldo permanent executive director after four months serving in the interim position. "We are incredibly fortunate to have an internal candidate of such high quality with such an extensive history serving the organization," said Andy Foster,
BCC Adds Two to Board of Trustees
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Carlo Zaffanella and Julia Bowen have joined the Berkshire Community College Board of Trustees. Both were appointed last year by Gov. Charlie Baker. Zaffanella is the vice president/general manager of Maritime & Strategic Systems business at General Dynamics Mission Systems, one of the largest employers in
Hinds Secures $29.7M for Local Projects in State Capital Bill
BOSTON — State Senator Adam G. Hinds, D- Pittsfield, has been able to place $1.2 million toward design and engineering for a new North Adams public safety building, $4 million toward a Pittsfield Police station, and $500,000 toward a new roof on Clarksburg School.    The funds were secured in the $29.7 million in capital
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