|Holiday Hours: Presidents Day|
Gen. George Washington taking command of the Continental Army in Cambridge in 1775.
Washington's Birthday will be celebrated on Monday, Feb. 19.
The holiday was first enacted by Congress in 1879 to mark George Washington's birthday on Feb. 22 and later moved to the third Monday in February in 1968. While the name of
|MCLA Rolls Out New Career Development Platform|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Center for Student Success and Engagement at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has launched a new, online career software portal to help prepare students for employment.
"The Career Trail Online" will provide a wide variety of services aimed at connecting students with their first jobs as
|Vote Delayed On Pittsfield's $74 Million Wastewater Upgrades|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ward 4 Councilor Christopher Connell used a charter objection Tuesday night to halt a vote on a $74 million upgrade to the wastewater treatment plant.
The administration is seeking authority to borrow for the upgrades to comply with an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrative order that calls
|Consider Financial Gifts for All Your Valentines|
Valentine's Day is here – and it's a pretty big business. In fact, U.S. consumers spent about $18 billion on their valentines in 2017, according to the National Retail Federation. Of course, recipients certainly appreciate flowers, candy, jewelry and so on, but this year, consider going beyond the traditional favorites to give
|BART Basketball Advances to League Title Game|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- It was not that long ago that the BART basketball team was the kind of program others might see as a doormat.
Now, the Wolf Pack is on the doorstep of winning a league championship.
Brandon Bamba scored 27 points Tuesday as Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School defeated Eagle
|Lanesborough Releases Economic Development Plan|
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — A town committee has completed the long-awaited economic development plan.
The Economic Development Committee has spent more than a year crafting what is eyed to become the blueprint for the town's efforts to attract and grow businesses.
The committee of local residents was assisted
|Taconic High Construction: Focus on Interior Finishes|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Nearly all of the mechanical and exterior work is complete and the focus at the new Taconic High School is transitioning to painting and finishing.
The $120.8 new school has been under construction for just short of two years and is on track to be completed this summer. Workers broke ground in March of
|Biz Briefs: Bank of America Offers Free Museum Admission to Members|
Admission's on us
The Clark Art Institute is now a member of Bank of America's "Museums on Us" program, providing cardholders with free admission on the first full weekend of each month.
Each Bank of America, Merrill Lynch or US Trust cardholder is allowed one free general admission to participating institutions on
|BRTA Strike Delayed|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A scheduled strike at the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority has been delayed.
BRTA Administrator Robert Malnati issued a notice on Monday saying the paratransit operators have delayed a striked scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 19. A federal mediator will be meeting with BRTA on Feb. 21 to further
|Berkshires Beat: Final Steel Beam Placed on New Tanglewood Complex|
Tanglewood hosted a ceremonial topping off event at the construction site of the festival's new four-building complex on Monday, Feb. 12, celebrating the placement of the final steel beam on top of the building site. The new building complex will support the performances and rehearsal activities of the Tanglewood Music
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