50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Paula Lamoureaux was invested as a tenderfoot scout at a court of awards held Monday for members of Girl Scout Troop 21 of Mark Hopkins School. Second class badges were presented to Phyllis Apkin, Maria Baker, Nancy Betti, Betsy Bolt, Deb orah Burdick, Jean Cantone, Diane Cramer, Jo-Ann Hil chey, Carolyn Horn, Tina Man cuso and Betty Ann Mc Connell. NORTH ADAMS -- Seven Northern Berkshire young people left this morning to attend the annual two-day state 4-H Congress in Boston. They had won the right to participate as county delegates by their outstanding achievements in 4-H work. They are Max ine Maruco, Lindsay Willi ams, Nancy Herrmann and Simone Saliba of Adams; and Victoria Oleson, Marilyn Willi ams and David Zappula of Florida.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Dawn Vadnais of 16 Woodlawn Ave., recently joined the Williams town office of Coldwell Banker Isgood Realty. Ms. Vadnais has been closely involved with real estate for the past 12 years and is lending creative ideas to those searching for something different in buying real estate. She has an associate’s degree in business.
NORTH ADAMS -- Five Drury High School soccer players earned top awards for the 1987 season. Dennis Dickinson and Chris Wondo lowski shared leading scorer honors with 35 points each. Jeff Cook, best defensive player; Rob Curran, most valuable player; and Matt Boyer, unsung hero.
10 years ago today
CLARKSBURG -- A new Town Administrator for a New Year. Tuesday night the Board of Selectmen voted Michael Canales the town’s administrator, effective Jan. 6. Ten people applied for the position and three were interviewed. Can ales was previously employed as the Lenox director of parks and recreation.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- After 22 years, Helen Kaiser worked her last "rewarding" day in the town’s treasurer-collector office on Wednesday. She has served the last four years as tax collector. Prior to that she served as the office’s assistant treasurer, and before that as its clerk. Assistant Treasurer Janet Saddler will take Kaiser’s place.