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BArT Education Grant Allowing Local Collaboration for Math Teaching
ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School is receiving a state grant of $244,070 grant to support a collaborative math education project with the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District and the North Adams Public Schools.   BArT proposed the collaborative project to the Massachusetts Dissemination
North Adams Eateries Approved for Alcohol Licenses
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The License Commission on Monday approved all-alcoholic licenses for SereniTea Parlor and Korean Garden.    Leanne Wilensky, who operates the tea parlor and coffee shop with her husband, Todd Hamilton, said the decision to apply for the license was a financial move.    Wilensky said
Berkshires Beat: Williamstown Residents Riding in Pan-Mass Challenge
Quite a challenge: On Aug. 5 and 6, three riders from Williamstown will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge with the goal of raising $48 million for critical research and cancer care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend, Laurie Thomsen, Kris Herman and Sam Smith from Williamstown will join the more than 6,200
BArT Receives Grant for Collaboration with Local School Districts
ADAMS, Mass. — The Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School, a tuition-free public school serving students in grades six through 12 from a number of Massachusetts communities within the Berkshires, has been selected by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to receive a $244,070 grant to support a
McCann School's District Towns Getting Some Funds Back
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Some towns in the Northern Berkshire Regional School District are going to see a little bit of relief in their assessments, and others will get turnbacks of transportation funds.   Superintendent James Brosnan told the McCann School Committee on Thursday that now that the state budget has passed, he
NECBL All-Stars Play to a Tie
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Hernen Sardinas of the Plymouth Pilgrims hit a leadoff home run in the top of the ninth Sunday to give the South All-Stars a 5-5 tie with the North in the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star game at Joe Wolfe Field.   Colby Maiola of the Sanford Mainers went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI
Central Radio Tops Celtics in Giorgi League
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Vernon Cross scored 16 points Sunday to lead Central Radio to a 55-41 win over the Celtics in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.   Todd Hunt scored 11 and grabbed nine rebounds, and Nino Sanchez scored 10 in the win.   Keith Czubryt scored a game-high 21 points with nine boards for the
State Senate Approves Expanding Veterans Tax Write Off Program
BOSTON, Mass. — The state Senate wants to give veterans the ability to "work off" more of their tax bills through community service.   The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to increase the amount veterans can work off from $1,000 to $1,500 in work-off programs.    "Currently, senior citizens
North Adams Candidates Lagging in Getting Signatures Back
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The list of City Council candidates may be shrinking with barely 10 days left to go for nomination papers to be submitted.   Of the 17 candidates who pulled papers, one has formally withdrawn, one is running for state representative, and only eight have returned papers.    The council is
Tomkiewicz, Jones Record Hat Tricks for Berkshire Attack
MOUNT HERMON, Mass. -- The Berkshire Attack girls lacrosse team recently dropped a 13-9 loss to Catamount Lacrosse at Northfield Mount Hermon School.   Hoosac Valley Regional High School's Sarah Tomkiewicz and Mount Greylock's Carolyn Jones each scored three goals for the Attack.   Wahconah's Maddie Nief
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