|'Parasite': For Richer or Poorer|
"You see, sir, rich people and theorists, who are usually rich people, think of poverty in the negative, as the lack of riches, as disease might be called the lack of health. But it isn't, sir. Poverty is not the lack of anything, but a positive plague, virulent in itself, contagious as cholera, with filth, criminality,
|North Adams Puts Up Christmas Trees for the Holidays|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — It's beginning to look a lot like the holiday season with the installation of the city two Christmas trees on Main Street.
The Highway Department traveled to Pownal, Vt., on Thursday morning to take down a 30-foot fir donated by the Pownal Fire Department. The tree stood
|Clarksburg/Stamford Merger Committee to Select Coordinator|
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — The Interstate Merger Committee has received two proposals for a coordinator for the next steps in planning out a combination Clarksburg and Stamford, Vt., school district.
The committee will interview Public Consulting Group, which produced the feasibility report earlier this year, and the local
|MCLA Women Win Home Opener|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- MCLA's Hannah Mazzeo recorded a double double of 13 points and 15 rebounds as the Trailblazer women's basketball team held off a charging Cobleskill team 53-52 Wednesday in non conference action.
Neither team could muster up much offense in the opening half of play, but MCLA held a slim 23-22
|Coalition Tackles Vaping, Alcohol Use in Community|
Joyce Brewer, the TFPC program manager from Berkshire AHEC, speaks about vaping at the NBCC monthly forum on Friday in North Adams.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — As the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition was discussing the issue of vaping in the community at its forum on Friday morning, the Centers for Disease Control was
|North Adams Council Puts Brakes on Sale of Sullivan School |
Councilor Rebbecca Cohen takes the gavel when both the president and vice president had to recuse themselves from the Sullivan sale discussion.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The City Council hit the brakes on the sale of Sullivan School on Tuesday night, saying the proposal to transform the vacant elementary school into an
|Municipal Briefs: North Adams Launches Food Drive|
The city of North Adams has started its annual holiday food drive and Mayor Thomas Bernard has set a goal to double last year's take.
"Last year, we had our best year ever with that, raised over 1,000 pounds of food. I want to double it. I want to raise a ton of food this year to benefit the Al Nelson Friendship Center
|BArT Announces First Quarter Honor Roll|
ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Arts & Technology (BArT) Charter Public School has announced the students who made honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.
Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "Honors." Students who earned 90 percent or above in all of
|Miss Hall's School to Present 'Gut Girls'|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Take a step back in time to late-Victorian England and the "gutting" sheds of a South London cattle market, where the lives of the women working there are about to be turned upside down.
The Miss Hall's School Theater Ensemble will present "Gut Girls," a gritty drama about working
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