|News and events in North Adams, Mass.
|North Adams Historical Commission Wants Funds to Preserve Gatehouse|
|By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff|
01:37AM / Monday, September 24, 2018
Commissioners don't think the roof can wait years for repair. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Historical Commission is hoping to get some of the leftover funds appropriated last year for capital projects to put toward some much-needed historical preservation. A priority is the 104-year-old Mount Williams gatehouse, the tower at the reservoir on Pattison Road. "We don't want anything happening to that," said commission Chairwoman Justyna Carlson at Thursday's meeting. "It's one of the old ones that should be preserved and according to [historical consultant Bonnie Parsons'] assessment, there were many more in the commonwealth but
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|Democrats Open Pittsfield HQ For November's Election Push|
|By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff|
04:34PM / Sunday, September 23, 2018
State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier introduced Andrea Harrington, calling her successful campaign for the Democratic nomination an inspiration. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — With the primaries in the rearview mirror, Democrats are gearing up for the -final election push. Locally the party opened a North Street headquarters for the coordinated campaign. The office will serve as the local headquarters for campaign staffer working on behalf of Democratic candidates up and down the ticket -- from Congress to district attorney. "We have an incredible slate of Democratic candidates from the top to our incredible local winner Andrea Harrington for district
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|City Woman Wins Hometown Holidays Gift Basket|
Jonathan Secor had some help in pulling the winning ticket.
Congrats to Janet O'Neill of North Adams who won the big Hometown Holidays gift basket on Thursday. O'Neill won some $1,300 worth of gift certificates and merchandise.
The drawing could be entered by spending $50 downtown during the Thursday night Hometown Holiday events. Jonathan Secor of MCLA Gallery 51 said 62 people had entered the contest (including the editor of iBerkshires &mdash amazing how much cat toys cost nowadays).
Secor contacted O'Neill who was excited and surprised at winning. "No, I'm not kidding," Secor assured her
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