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Collaborative Partnerships for Student Success gives the youth a chance at city issues

07/26/2014 12:11 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD -- Their assignment is to design a community service project. So earlier this week, a group of 13 rising ninth-graders surveyed a total of 70 community members on Elm and North streets about what they’d like to see change or improve in their neighborhoods. 
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Highland Woods to see shovels in ground in fall
07/26/2014 12:10 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- Selectman Thomas Sheldon remembers touring the Spruces Mobile Home Park after it was ravaged by Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. Full Story

Former Pittsfield loan officer admits to federal tax fraud
07/26/2014 12:10 AM EDT - SPRINGFIELD -- A former commercial loan officer from Pittsfield has pleaded guilty in U. Full Story

Pittsfield capital projects budget is stalled
07/26/2014 12:10 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- The city is well into fiscal 2015 without an approved capital projects budget, and the mayor and some city councilors are blaming one another for "playing politics" on the issue. Full Story

Berkshire ambulance service feel strain of NARH closing
07/26/2014 12:10 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- More than two months after Berkshire Medical Center opened its satellite emergency facility in North County, the three ambulance companies that serve the area continue to feel the strain caused by the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital. Full Story

Lenox taps Springfield-area educator as new Morris Elementary principal
07/25/2014 06:14 PM EDT - LENOX -- Following a quick-step search for a new principal of Morris Elementary School, interim Superintendent Timothy Lee has announced the appointment of Carolyn J. Boyce, former principal of the Butterfield School in the town of Orange district. Full Story

BMC apparently only bidder for former North Adams Regional Hospital
07/25/2014 05:11 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- Berkshire Medical Center is apparently the only bidder on the former North Adams Regional Hospital buildings and property. Full Story

Dalton woman arrested after leading police on chase -- with daughter in car
07/25/2014 05:11 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- A Dalton woman is facing multiple charges after allegedly leading police on a car chase on her way to get ice cream with her child. Full Story

Pittsfield Police log for Thursday, July 24
07/25/2014 12:49 PM EDT - Thursday, July 24 1:16 a.m.: A burglary is reported at the Wilson Project on Memorial Drive. Full Story

Artsbridge closes culture gap between Israeli, Palestinian and American students
07/25/2014 08:23 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- You look at her, and the woman looks back at you. Her eyes are beautiful, swirled with hazel and green, but her brows are furrowed in anger, in anguish. Full Story

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Toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons. Full Story