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North Adams Mayor Files Suit Against Planners Over Pot-Growing Permit
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
11:05AM / Thursday, April 07, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The mayor has filed a lawsuit against a proposed outdoor cannabis cultivation and named the Planning Board as part of the suit, claiming it had exceeded its authority in approving the special permit.    The suit asks that the Planning Board's decision be annulled.   Rustin Kluge of New England Alchemy LLC, operating as Ruby Farms, is planning to grow marijuana and process it at 537 Ashland St., currently the home of Berkshire County Construction. The Planning Board gave its approval on March 14, based on the city ordinance that allows outdoor cultivation in the industrial zone.    The decision sparked protests

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Haley Leads MCLA Men's Lacrosse in Road Win
09:18PM / Wednesday, April 06, 2022
AURORA, N.Y. -- Drury graduate Nathan Haley scored five goals Wednesday to lead the MCLA men's lacrosse team to a 16-10 win over Wells College.   John Hankel scored two goals and asisted on four more, and Johnny Hebert and Tom Irwin each had two goals and three assists.   Boden Dock made 12 saves to earn the win in goal.   MCLA (2-7) hosts SUNY Canton on Saturday.

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Berkshire County Organizations Receive Travel and Tourism Recovery Grants
04:00PM / Wednesday, April 06, 2022
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration, along with the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development and the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT), announced $4 million in awards to 80 tourism organizations, chambers of commerce, and municipalities as part of the Travel and Tourism Recovery (TTR) Grant Program.    Funds from the TTR Grant Pilot Program are dedicated to marketing projects that support the My Local MA campaign, enhance tourism recovery, and have the potential to increase non-resident visitation.      "The tourism and hospitality industries are key contributors to the Commonwealth's vibrancy and economic

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April Showers in Full Effect this Week
12:16PM / Wednesday, April 06, 2022
Tuesday felt like spring with temperatures in the 60s, and although temperatures will trend in that direction for the rest of the week, expect rain.   Expect a light rain for most of the day Wednesday, April 6. Accuweather predicts that temperatures will be in the low 50s.   Thursday, April 7, will be the rainiest day of the week.    Steve Caporizzo reports that a total of .88 inches of rain is expected through Thursday night into Friday morning in North County. Central and South County should expect closer to an inch of rain.   Temperatures will be just under 50 degrees.   Friday should be warmer with temperatures in the high 50s. Again, expect occasional rain

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North Adams Man Sentenced to Probation in Jan. 6 Insurrection
03:32PM / Tuesday, April 05, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A local man charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been sentenced to three years of probation for trespassing.    Brian McCreary, 33, was captured on film several times inside the Capitol next to the so-called "QAnon Shaman" Jacob Chansley, who was sentenced last year to 41 months in prison.    McCreary was arrested a year ago by agents from the FBI's Boston bureau. He was charged with obstruction of an official proceeding, trespassing, disorderly conduct on the grounds and in the building, and demonstrating within the building.    Last October, he pleaded guilty to "entering and remaining

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Match your financial goals with the right strategies
12:28PM / Tuesday, April 05, 2022
To achieve most goals in life, you need some type of strategy. And that's certainly true for your financial goals. Since you likely have multiple financial goals, you may need to pursue several different strategies – but they all should follow a similar process.   What does this process entail? Here are the basic steps: Fully define each goal. Like most people, you probably have a goal of someday enjoying a comfortable retirement. But have you defined what "comfortable retirement" means to you? Do you plan to spend your retirement years traveling the world, or would you rather stay close to home to be with family members? Would you like to pursue your hobbies?

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Fire Officials Urge Prevention During Wildfire Season
12:04PM / Tuesday, April 05, 2022
DEVENS, Mass. — Fire Officials are asking the public for help in preventing outdoor fires which typically increase during the spring.   Pointing to the Delta Range fire that burned 341 acres at Fort Devens last week, Devens Fire Chief Timothy F. Kelly, Chief Forest Fire Warden David Celino of the Department of Conservation & Recreation, and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey are asking for the public's help in preventing outdoor fires, which start to increase in the early spring.   "As we saw last week, large wildland fires are labor-intensive and can severely tax regional firefighting resources," said Chief Kelly. "Disposing of brush by burning it

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MCLA Green Living Seminar: 'Williamstown Composts!'
08:07AM / Tuesday, April 05, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Nancy Nylen and Ann McCallum of Williamstown Composts! will give a talk titled "Williamstown Composts!: Lessons from a Community Composting Pilot Program" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.     Part of MCLA's Green Living Seminar series, this event is free and open to the public. Masks are required in all buildings on MCLA's campus.    About Williamstown Composts!    The composting project is spearheaded by Williamstown residents Ann McCallum and Nancy Nylen with logistical and financial support from Casella Waste Systems, the Zilkha Center for

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North Adams Schools Begin Review of $19M Draft Budget for FY23
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:24AM / Tuesday, April 05, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The school district is proposing a $19 million spending plan for fiscal 2023, up 5.24 percent from this year.   The School Committee's Finance & Facilities subcommittee reviewed the draft budget on Monday; up in the air is the use of school choice funds to offset the increase, the final figure for a busing contract and whether more music instruction in the elementary schools can be added in.    School officials say the target is $17,769,075, making it level with this year's budget.   The draft budget is $18,699,919, up $930,844. Some $14,922,779 is budgeted for salaries and $3,777,140 for operations. Chapter 70 aid from the

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Cultural Council Grants Awarded To Northern Berkshire Communities
04:00PM / Monday, April 04, 2022
NORTH ADAMS, Mass.— State Representative John Barrett, III and the Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire jointly announced awards of 83 grants totaling $85,537.00, for cultural programs in Northern Berkshire Communities.    "I'm pleased that the State Legislature has once again shown its support of local cultural councils across the State. Investing in arts, sciences, and humanities has proven to be a critical component in improving the quality of life in communities across the Commonwealth," said State Representative John Barrett, III.   A full list of awards can be found here.   These eleven communities are comprised of; Adams, Cheshire,

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SVHC's Weekly Health Update: April 1
10:01AM / Monday, April 04, 2022
  April 1, 2022   Medical Matters Weekly: Tough

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North County Officials Discuss Emergency Planning Needs
By Brian Rhodes, iBerkshires Staff
04:15AM / Monday, April 04, 2022

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Nearly 50 elected and appointed senior officials from across North County convened at Norad Mill on Friday for an emergency management presentation hosted by the Northern Berkshire Regional Emergency Planning Committee.

 

Committee Chair Amalio Jusino conducted the class and led the group through discussions on emergency planning. NB-REPC has previously received a national award from FEMA for community preparedness. 

 

Jusino said it is crucial for the communities of North County to work together and follow a regional model of emergency management, regardless of individual job titles. 

 

"Yes, we're all important, but I

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