The Berkshire Eagle reports John Franzoni is new to the North Berkshire School Union, but not to the post, where he started in July. Northern Berkshires.

The North Adams native and new North Berkshire School Union Superintendent is ready to tackle the upcoming school year in his new

Franzoni stepped into the vacancy left by Jonathan Lev, who retired after a decade as the district's superintendent.

Franzoni takes the helm as the towns of Clarksburg and Stamford, Vt., continue to study the feasibility of joining their elementary schools.

Franzoni won the job as the school union's leader after five years as the principal at Brayton Elementary School in North Adams.