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Williamstown to Ask Voters' Guidance on Compensation for Town Committees
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:16AM / Thursday, April 29, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Select Board on Monday decided to ask town meeting whether to study ways to increase diversity on town boards and committees and whether that effort should include financial compensation.   Monday marked the night when the Select Board was scheduled to make its advisory votes on all the questions that will come before the town in June.   On what promises to be the most controversial issue up for discussion, the board broke with the Planning Board, voting 4-1 against recommendation of the cannabis cultivation bylaw that the planners focused on for the past year.   There were a few other dissenting votes on the Select Board, which generally voted

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Wet, Stormy Weather Midweek as T-Storms Roll Across Berkshires
Staff Reports,
03:44PM / Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Thunderstorms and heavy rain can be expected late Wednesday throughout Berkshire County.   This afternoon and evening, thunder and lightning will roll across the region.   In North County, expect clouds and temperatures in the 70s. A thunderstorm is expected around 7 p.m. Accuweather warns that the storm could bring hail and damaging winds. Storms are expected to continue sporadically throughout the night.   Central and South County can also expect some weather around the same time. WTEN Meteorologist Steve Caporizzo said to "Watch for showers-Heavier T'storm tomorrow afternoon-Evening. More Widespread Showers for Thursday Huge temp contrast Wednesday....Low 60s

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Feeding the hungry
by buddy 04:12PM / Friday, February 21, 2014

Williamstown Community Preschool Installs New Signage
by Billsville 02:46PM / Tuesday, February 26, 2013


WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Community Preschool began sprucing up its new home by hiring local sign maker Lindsay Neathawk,

Williamstown Youth Center Thanks Bedard Bros.
by Billsville 02:13PM / Friday, June 22, 2012
Bedard Brothers Chevrolet, through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program, has helped sponsor the Williamstown Youth Center's Soccer Program for the 2012 season. In addition to soccer equipment, this
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Williamstown Planning Board Candidates Make Cases at Forum
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:58AM / Wednesday, April 28, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The three candidates for a single seat on the Planning Board agreed this month that housing is the top issue confronting the body in the year ahead.   Incumbent Susan Puddester and challengers Kenneth N. Kuttner and Roger TW Lawrence participated in a virtual candidates forum hosted by the local chapter of League of Women Voters.   The candidates fielded seven questions generated by local residents. Two of the queries were directly on the topic of housing, and the issue figured prominently into the trio's responses to another question: What are your top three priorities for the board?   "Planning for housing, I think, is the top

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Mount Greylock Adds Committee Member, Moves Forward on Athletic Fields
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
09:32PM / Tuesday, April 27, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Lanesborough resident Ursula Maloy was appointed Tuesday to fill the last 18 months of a vacant seat on the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee.   The panel’s other six members then decided to put to bid a project to address deficiencies in the middle-high school’s athletic fields.   The project, with an estimated cost of around $1 million, would bring the playing fields at Mount Greylock Regional School into compliance with Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act.   Maloy, who needs to be sworn in by the Lanesborough town clerk, was not able to participate in the decision about the fields project. That was on a separate

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Pandemic Limits Being Lifted: Summer of Parades, Dancing, Ballparks Ahead
01:49PM / Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Because of the extraordinary progress we’ve made in the fight against COVID-19, the CDC made a big announcement today: If you are fully vaccinated — and if you are outdoors and not in a large crowd — you no longer need to wear a mask.

— President Biden (@POTUS) April 27, 2021 BOSTON — Gathering and occupancy limits will be loosened this summer, starting May 10, for ballparks, arenas, road races, tournaments, nightclubs and parades.   The Baker-Polito administration announced on Tuesday the next phases in the state's reopening based on public health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction. Since moving to Step 1 of Phase IV of the

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Clark Art Summer 2021 Exhibitions
12:07PM / Tuesday, April 27, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute announced its summer 2021 exhibition schedule featuring exhibitions ranging from the work of one of Norway's most revered artists to  contemporary projects.    "This will be an exciting summer at the Clark, full of new discoveries and wonderful opportunities to enjoy art both in our galleries and on our grounds," said Olivier Meslay, Hardymon Director of the Clark. "From the fantastical objects created by sculptors Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne to the lively paintings and prints of Nikolai Astrup, we will be introducing audiences to artists who may not be familiar, but whose work is sure to

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Massachusetts Population Grows by Half-Million
Staff Reports,
06:54PM / Monday, April 26, 2021
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Bay State's population has topped 7 million, according to the first 2020 numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday.   Massachusetts saw an increase of 482,288 residents since 2010, or 7.4 percent, for a total of 7,029,917. That ranks the state at No. 15 for numerical change and 21 for percent change. The 2010 number was 6,547,629.   The state neither gained nor lost a congressional seat this time around. In 2010, Massachusetts lost one of its 10 districts when the 1st was merged with part of the 2nd Mass District, the first time it had lost a seat since 1992. Former U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, representing the 1st Mass, retired after the

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Director of Bennington's Turning Point Center to Appear on Medical Matters Weekly
12:58PM / Monday, April 26, 2021
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson, a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show, will feature Tom Haley, director of Bennington's Turning Point Center, as a guest on its April 28 show.    The two will discuss local substance abuse recovery efforts.    The show is produced with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV) and airs at 12 p.m. on Wednesdays. Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly on Facebook at facebook.com/svmedicalcenter and facebook.com/CATTVBennington.    Haley is a Bennington native. He first worked with Turning Point as a volunteer

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update April 23
10:31AM / Monday, April 26, 2021
  April 23, 2021   Medical Matters Weekly: Put Your Hip into

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SVMC: Event About Substance Abuse Recovery
09:21AM / Monday, April 26, 2021
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) and the Bennington Opioid Response Team, with support from a state Community Action Grant and Catamount Access Television, present "Promoting Change: Creating a New Landscape for Individuals with Substance Use Disorder."   The event is scheduled at 4 – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4 and will air live on CAT-TV channel 1075 and facebook.com/CATTVBennington. It is free and no registration is needed.   This event is appropriate for people with substance use disorder and their families and anyone interested in decreasing substance use in our communities. Participants will gain hopeful insights on how they,

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Clark Art Presents Virtial Talk On Barbizon Artists
08:03AM / Monday, April 26, 2021
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute presents a free hour-long virtual brown bag lunch talk, Field and Stream, Forest and Studio: Barbizon Artists in the Outdoors, at noon on Thursday, April 29.    The talk explores a number of works from the Clark's collection that showcase the independent spirit and off-the-grid leanings of some of France's most beloved landscape artists.   According to a press release, the so-called "Barbizon School" artists were known for their love of nature and their pursuit of outdoor inspiration. When they worked outdoors, they used the most portable traditional media, generally rejecting photography because of the

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UMass Releases Reopening Plan for Fall 2021.
By Gregory Fournier, iBerkshires Staff
09:26PM / Sunday, April 25, 2021

AMHERST, Mass. — The University of Massachusetts released its reopening plan for the fall 2021 semester earlier last week.

In an email sent to students, faculty and other UMass community members, Chancellor Kumble Subaswammy announced that the UMass administrators are "prepar[ing] for a return to normal campus operations for the next academic year."

This, he said, "will include face-to-face instruction, full residence halls, and a complement of student events and activities." Students will be required to be fully vaccinated before coming to campus in the fall. Faculty members are encouraged to be vaccinated, as well, but Subaswammy stops short of mandating

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