Category Archives: In the Spotlight

Goyette, Lighten Recognized as Athletes of the Week

iBerkshires.com Sports 05:03AM / Monday, April 30, 2018 This week’s iBerkshires.com/Bedard Bros. Athletes of the Week are picking up right where they left off last spring. Wahconah senior sprinter Matt Lighten blew away the competition at Friday’s double-dual with Mount Greylock and Monument Mountain on Williams College’s Lee Track. In the 100 meters, Lighten posted…

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Tobin, Matte Are Season’s First Athletes of the Week

iBerkshires.com Sports06:41AM / Monday, April 16, 2018 In honor of the spring cleanups that are going on throughout the county, this week’s iBerkshires.com/Bedard Bros. Athletes of the Week have shown that they can, respectively, rake and mow down the competition. Pittsfield softball catcher Hayley Tobin has posted a .643 batting average in the first three…

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McCann Tech Clinches Regular Season Bowling Title

iBerkshires.com Sports06:04PM / Sunday, February 11, 2018 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Brandon Vallone rolled a 265 game and 478 series Friday to lead the McCann Tech bowling team to a 27-4 win over Lee as the Hornets wrapped up the regular season title in the Berkshire County High School Bowling League. McCann, 8-0, secured its two-game…

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McCann Junior To Compete Nationally in Office Competition

McCann Junior To Compete Nationally in Office Competition By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff 02:33PM / Saturday, January 20, 2018 NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Junior Justin Perry will compete in the Microsoft Office Specialist National Competition in Atlanta, Ga. this summer. Perry, a business tech student, will represent Massachusetts in June and compete against the best…

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McCann Students Build Condominium In Class

By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff 04:12AM / Tuesday, December 26, 2017Print Story | Email Story NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Carpentry students at McCann Technical School are getting real-world experience by building an actual condominium in the classroom. In the past, junior and senior carpentry students would show their skills by building scaled-down houses that although testing their mettle,…

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Tower, Mendel Named Athletes of the Week

iBerkshires.com Sports 05:26AM / Monday, December 18, 2017Print Story | Email Story This week’s iBerkshires.com/Bedard Bros. Athletes of the Week and their teams have enjoyed the comforts of home and made the most of that home court advantage to start the season. McCann Tech’s Logan Tower and Hoosac Valley’s Alie Mendel are averaging 19 and 20 points,…

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Dowling Presented McCann Superintendent’s Award

By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires columnist 02:41AM / Friday, December 08, 2017Print Story | Email Story NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Technical senior Aimee Dowling was presented the Superintendent’s Award on Thursday in front of her family and teachers. “Leadership is in your future you are going to do great things,” Superintendent James Brosnan said Thursday night’s McCann School Committee…

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McCann Technical Scores Level 1 on MCAS Tests

By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff 01:31AM / Tuesday, November 21, 2017 NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Technical School is back on top with a Level 1 rating from the state Department of Education. “From the first day that the MCAS came about we had our sights on level one,” School Committee Chairman Gary Rivers said Thursday’s…

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McCann Open House – Tuesday, November 21st
‘Heart & Sass’ Central to North Adams’ Vibrant Renaissance

  By Tammy DanielsiBerkshires Staff 03:43AM / Friday, September 15, 2017Print | Email HANCOCK, Mass. — North Adams, the city with “sass,” was honored on Thursday night for “Putting the Berkshires on the Map.”   The city’s recognition by 1Berkshire puts it with Berkshire luminaries as Solid Sound Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, the Clark Art Institute, Hotel on…

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