• Pittsfield parking plan approved - 09/29/2016 06:04 PM EDT
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    State Testing: Old scores, new tests on the horizon

    Looking at latest test scores while new exams are developed
    09/27/2016 07:00 AM EDT
    On Monday evening, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education publicly released results from the two exams systems it used in 2016, the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing system. 
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    The FORUM: McCann Tech students earn silver at national SkillsUSA competition
    09/27/2016 06:23 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — McCann Technical School honored this summer, its medalists who represented the school at the National SkillsUSA Championship held in Louisville, Ky. Full Story

    Recess: What to do the week of Sept. 27
    09/27/2016 06:21 AM EDT - Meet ... Berkshire Country Day School, 55 Interlaken Road (Route 183), Stockbridge, will host fall open house programs for preschool through Grade 9, from 9 to 11 a. Full Story

    'Curiosity Day' draws big crowd to Berkshire Athenaeum
    09/20/2016 06:38 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — If you invite a mouse to a library, it might want a cookie. Full Story

    The Forum: MCLA to hold Constitution Day talk Thursday
    09/20/2016 06:37 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> Constitution Day not only commemorates the formation and signing of the U. Full Story

    Recess: What to do the week of Sept. 20
    09/20/2016 06:36 AM EDT - Meet ... Continuing to celebrate its 30th year, the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation will begin winding down its series of monthly guided hikes on Williamstown trails. Full Story

    Sharing more than English lessons: Miss Hall's student recounts exchange in China
    09/13/2016 05:34 AM EDT - It is my strong belief that this world is full of challenges and opportunities and only through rich life experiences can one grow up. Full Story

    Recess: What to do the week of Sept. 13
    09/13/2016 05:26 AM EDT - Meet ... "Is Peace Possible? Israelis & Palestinians: A New Paradigm" will be presented twice on Sunday, Sept. Full Story

    ESPN's Bill Daughtry tells Pittsfield teens to build and master basic skills to be ready for life's journey
    09/06/2016 05:42 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Bill Daughtry is a radio sports broadcaster for ESPN New York's 98.7 FM, and an afternoon and late-night jazz host for WBGO 88.3 FM. He's covered Super Bowls and World Series, the Summer Olympics and such. But recently, he told a group of teenagers in Pittsfield that working for a major sports network wasn't his "A choice" or "dream job." Full Story

    Recess: What to do the week of Sept. 6
    09/06/2016 05:46 AM EDT - Meet ... "From Shore to Shore, the 500-million-year Geologic History of Stone Hill," a hike open to all ages, will take place at 10:30 a. Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.