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  1. Mount Greylock, Lanesborough, Williamstown teachers unions file labor ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    The teachers unions at Mount Greylock Regional High/Middle School, Lanesborough Elementary School and Williamstown Elementary School have filed complaints with the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations charging the school district with unfair practices during contract negotiations. According to a statement released Monday by Marty Walter, vice president of the Mount Greylock Educators Association, salaries have been "unjustly frozen" while the newly regionalized school district negotiates with the unions to create one single union, and one single contract, for all three schools.

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  2. Williamstown Town Meeting previewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    Williamstown annual town meeting With the Planning Board having pulled the hot button proposal of remapping the town's zoning districts last month, Williamstown's annual town meeting will be less exciting than initially expected. At the March 12 Select Board meeting, the Planning Board presented a proposal for a new zoning map, which would create four additional districts out of the current "General Residence" district.

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  3. After Williamstown election, Planning Board gets 2 new faces, Elementary school board 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Planning Board and Williamstown Elementary School Committee are welcoming new faces after Tuesday's election. A total of 702 ballots were cast in Tuesday's annual election.

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  4. Williamstown voters head to polls TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    Residents will vote in three contested races during this year's town election on Tuesday. Two seats are open on the Planning Board: a two-year seat left vacant by Ann McCallum, and a three-year seat now filled by Chris Kapiloff are up for election.

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  5. Williamstown: Planning Board candidates forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    The League of Women Voters is sponsoring a forum for the four candidates running for two seats on the Williamstown Planning Board from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the Selectboard's Room at the Town Hall. The public is invited to attend and participate.

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  6. Williamstown: Library announces annual book saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Friends of the Milne Public Library's annual book sale will be held Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, at Williamstown Elementary School, 115 Church St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Friday entry numbers will be available at 7:30 a.m. The bag sale on Saturday will begin at 2 p.m. In addition to used books starting at 50 cents, the sale will include a silent auction and bake sale cafe.

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  7. Williamstown Elementary School team wins Berkshire Robotics ChallengeRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    A well-represented Northern Berkshire school finally broke through and won the annual Berkshire Robotics Challenge this weekend. By a score of 110-100, Legoheads II from Williamstown Elementary School narrowly defeated team Lambchop of Berkshire Christian Homeschool in one of the closest championship finals in recent years.

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  8. Select Board seat, 2 Planning Board seats up for grabs in Williamstown electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    The deadline for candidates to file nomination papers at Town Hall is March 20, and several have already done so. According to information provided by Town Clerk Mary Kennedy, a three-year term on the Select Board currently held by Anne O'Connor is up for election.

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  9. Williamstown: Screenings set for preschoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    Williamstown Elementary School will hold screenings for preschoolers between 9 a.m. and noon Thursday and Friday, March 1 and 2, at the school, 115 Church St. The screenings are open to all Williamstown children who will be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 31. The screenings will be conducted by certified teachers and a speech and language pathologist. The purpose of the screening is to give parents information about their child's development.

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  10. Risk to kids dominates Williamstown forum on proposed pot storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    Is marijuana addicting? That is among the questions debated Tuesday night during an informational session hosted by the Select Board. The session, in the auditorium of Williamstown Elementary School, was attended by the owner of a proposed marijuana dispensary, town officials and more than two dozen residents.

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  11. Public can comment Jan. 16 on proposed cannabis dispensary in WilliamstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Berkshire Eagle

    Silver Therapeutics is seeking a letter of support or non-opposition from the Williamstown Select Board to submit to the state as part of its application for a medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Main Street, according to company founder and CEO Joshua Silver. The firm also seeks to enter the recreational cannabis market.

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  12. First step for unifying Mount Greylock district complete: 3 bus contracts into 1Read the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    The newly united Mount Greylock Regional School District has recently completed its effort to unify three different school bus contracts into just one. Voters in Williamstown and Lanesborough elected on Nov. 14, 2017 to unify three school districts and four school committees into one.

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  13. Mount Greylock Regional School District Transition Committee appoints officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Mount Greylock Regional School District Transition Committee met Tuesday and appointed its officers. Joe Bergeron was named as chair of the committee, Regina DiLego was appointed vice chair, and Steve Miller was named secretary.

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  14. With voters' OK, Williamstown aims to purchase home for new police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    Now that voters have approved the $300,000 purchase of Turner House for conversion to a new police department headquarters, officials are moving ahead with the purchase, according to Town Manager Jason Hoch. The transaction is expected to be complete by the end of the year, Hoch said.

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  15. Lanesborough, Williamstown voters approve regional school expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    Voters in Lanesborough and Williamstown on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposal to unify four school committees into one by regionalizing three individual school districts during near-simultaneous special town meetings. In Williamstown, a vast majority of the 303 voters approved the proposal with a voice vote.

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  16. Letter: MGRSD expansion benefits towns, education, financingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    To the editor: Today, special town meetings will be held in Williamstown and Lanesborough to ask voters to approve a revised regional agreement to expand the Mount Greylock Regional School District to include Williamstown and Lanesborough elementary schools. The expansion of the region will allow the two member communities to continue to benefit from educational collaboration between the schools, while making the governance and administration more manageable and preserving local control.

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  17. Williamstown Special Town Meeting puts fire district land purchase back before votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    Residents of Williamstown will vote Tuesday , for the second time in the past five years, on whether to purchase property on Main Street for a new fire station. The Williamstown Fire District Prudential Committee signed a purchase and sales agreement for the 4.7-acre 562-580 Main St. property for $4 million, but the deal is contingent upon a two-thirds majority vote at Tuesday's special meeting, according to the committee Chairman John Notsley.

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  18. Williamstown School Committee talks potential advantages of district...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Williamstown Elementary School Committee sees the possibility of joining Mount Greylock School District with Lanesborough Elementary School as an opportunity to solve the current administrative "nightmare," Williamstown School Committee Chairman Joseph Bergeron said Thursday. Under the current system, "It's a game of who knows what when it comes to making a decision," Bergeron said in a sparsely-attended meeting of school officials and parents at the elementary school.

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  19. Williamstown voters get final say on new fire station land purchase at Tuesday special town meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    Residents of Williamstown will vote Tuesday, for the second time in the past five years, on whether to purchase property on Main Street for a new fire station. The Williamstown Fire District Prudential Committee signed a purchase and sales agreement for the 4.7-acre 562-580 Main St. property for $4,000,000, but the deal is contingent upon a two-thirds majority vote at Tuesday's special meeting, according to the committee's chairman, John Notsley.

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  20. Attorney sees no 'obvious legal issues' in proposal for Lanesborough...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    A proposal for Lanesborough Elementary School to join Williamstown's schools to create a pre-K through grade 12 regional district should not pose any "obvious legal issues" for the community, according to an attorney representing the town. "The majority of the sections are the same as the current agreement, with just changes relative to adding the two elementary schools being different," Brian Riley, a Boston attorney, said in a written response to concerns raised by the Lanesborough Select Board.

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