|Child Care Leader Recognized by State Women's Commission|
Jane Winn, seen in this file photo, was also nominated as a Commonwealth Heroine for her environmental efforts.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The COVID-19 pandemic presented unheard of challenges for non-profit service agencies.
North Adams-based Child Care of the Berkshires faced more issues than many. But
|Clarksburg Town Meeting Passes $4.6M Budget, OKs Truck Purchase|
Select Board member Allen M. Arnold is sworn into office by Jeanne Moulthrop, voted temporary town clerk for the meeting.
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — A sparse town meeting burned through a 19-article warrant on Wednesday night under sunny skies.
The meeting, held on the lawn of the Senior Center because of
|State Guidance on Start of School Year Expected Thursday|
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — School officials across the commonwealth are anticipating a Thursday announcement of state directives regarding the 2020-21 school year.
But they have been disappointed before.
"We were hopeful we would have the [education] commissioner's guidance," Mount Greylock
|Clarksburg Voters to See Reduced Budget at Town Meeting|
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Voters at town meeting on Wednesday will see a revised budget for fiscal 2021 that would reduce it overall by about $50,000 and raise the estimated tax rate by a much lower figure.
That's if the voters approve both the budget and the purchase of a new truck for no more than
|Clarksburg Town Meeting to Decide Budget, Truck Purchase|
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Voters will be asked to approve a $4.6 million fiscal 2021 budget at the annual town meeting.
Town meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center at 712 West Cross Road. The meeting will be set up in the parking lot and there will be provisions for keep people
|Berkshires Beat: BNRC Opens New Mahanna Cobble Trail|
Mahanna Cobble access
Berkshire Natural Resources Council and Mill Town have teamed up to create improved public access to Mahanna Cobble, a conservation reserve owned and operated by BNRC. Mahanna Cobble is free and open to the public, and rests atop the south-facing side of Bousquet Mountain in Pittsfield.
Mill Town, which
|Your Mental Health During COVID-19: When Should You Seek Help?|
Unusual stress or depression. Anxiety about leaving the house or getting sick. Increased use of alcohol or drugs while isolated at home. Obsessive-compulsive behaviors getting worse. Difficulty creating daily structure for self or family. Trouble concentrating, anger, tearfulness. Suicidal thoughts.
For many, mental health during
|State's Sales Tax-Free Holiday Set for Aug. 29-30|
BOSTON — The annual sales tax-free weekend will still be held this year despite the anticipated drop in state tax revenue because of the novel coronavirus.
The Baker-Polito administration said the tax-free weekend will take place Aug. 29-30. This marks the second sales tax holiday held under the new law signed by Gov.
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