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Spring Construction For NA Cumbys
The project was awarded relief from the city's sign ordinance on Monday night and is expected to go before the City Council in October for approval of its underground fuel storage tanks.
Teachers Push Back
Union officers released a flyer explaining their decision to take a work-to-rule stance.
Addiction Recovery Center Opening In N.Adams
The Berkshire Eagle reports volunteers with the recently established Beacon Recovery Community Center will begin offering support services for coping with alcohol and drug addiction at The Green on 85 Main St., according to organizers. They will be around every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but…
NA Recognizes Child Cancer Month
Go Gold for Kids With Cancer in September is a national effort by the American Childhood Cancer Organization to raise awareness of the effects of cancer on children.
NB Coalition Meeting
"Gentrification," according to Merriam Webster, is defined as "the process of repairing and rebuilding homes and businesses in a deteriorating area (such as an urban neighborhood) accompanied by an influx of middle-class or affluent people and that often results in the displacement of…
Amazon Will Ship Full-Sized, Real Xmas Trees
And just so no "porch pirates" -- or in this case, garden Grinches -- swipe your Christmas spirit, Amazon will reportedly let you schedule your shipping date, so you're home to receive your tree.
Noel Field Expansion
Work is expected to begin next week on a comprehensive renovation of the city park at Noel Field on State Street, including a new spray park, expanded basketball courts and a host of other amenities.
NA Armory Gets $90K Cash Injection
The Berkshire Eagle reports that the City Council approved the re-appropriation of $90,000 to rebuild a second staircase at the North Adams Armory this week. The repair work is an addition to the latest phase of a years-long renovation of the building, a project which is now entering its final stret…
More Info on Permit Fees Needed
The Mount Greylock Regional School Building Committee on Thursday decided to defer action on an invoice from the town for inspection services and instead ask Williamstown's town manager to come before the committee and explain the basis for the bill.
Vermont Task Force Responded To Call
Members of the team will be on call for 10 days to rescue people who may become trapped in their homes during the hurricane and as the storm recedes, he said.
BMC Warns Of Cost Spike
The issue reprises, on a statewide scale, a battle that played out at BMC over two years, as members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association worked to build similar language on staffing into a new contract.
Armory Funds Approved By Council
Councilor Eric Buddington also reiterated his concern about providing stipends for one board and not for the other many boards and commissions.
Greylock Fed Credit Robbed
Police say at about 10:25 in the morning officers responded to the credit union for the robbery. According to police, the suspect, who wore clothing to conceal his or her identity, had passed a note to a teller and no weapons were shown. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash.
Museum Pieces Up For Auction
The Berkshire Museum could take in as much as $170,000 Wednesday from auctions in New York City, when two Chinese works — one featuring the God of Longevity, the other two claw-footed dragons — come up for bid.
Comby's Tale Of Two Stores
As part of the purchase and sale agreement, the city agreed to pay half of the costs of any remediation required — up to $287,500 from each of the two parties.
Gas Prices Down
Gasoline prices in Massachusetts have fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.86/per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,830 stations in Massachusetts.
Fair Share Of  VW Payback Wanted
The state's share of a $2.7 billion national trust fund is $75 million. In hearings this year, the state Department of Environmental Protection took comments on how it should allocate the windfall.
Mosquito Population On The Rise
Over the last week, the Health Department the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project had fielded hundreds of calls from residents about high population numbers.