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  • PHS Looks to Add Four New AP Courses
    PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The School Committee is looking to provide four new Advanced Placement courses at Pittsfield High School, bringing the total offerings up to 23 there.   The courses would be AP Human Geography, AP Computer Science Principles, and two pilot programs — AP Seminar and AP research. The School Committee is also looking […]
  • Red Cross Offers Tips for Keeping Safe in Frigid Weather
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — As frigid temperatures move in and blanket the region this weekend, the Red Cross warns of dangers to pets and frozen pipes in homes. During cold weather, take preventative action in your home Keep garage doors closed if there are water supply lines in the garage. Open kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors […]
  • Williamstown School Budget Looks at Staff Reductions
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williamstown Elementary School is looking to cut three teachers to offset rising health insurance costs.   Citing a 14 percent increase in health insurance cost and a need to make the district's budget more sustainable, School Superintendent Douglas Dias told the School Committee on Wednesday his preliminary fiscal 2017 budget includes a […]
  • Lanesborough Sets Special Town Meeting For Feb. 23
    LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — The Board of Selectmen set a special town meeting for Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. that will address the Mount Greylock Regional School project.   There will only be two articles, with one of them not having a vote. The first question authorizes the Board of Selectmen to acquire easements to […]

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