50 years ago today
ADAMS -- An Adams Marine who was sent to the Far East two years ago, is currently taking part in amphibious landing exercise and demonstrations while on a two-month cruise. He is Lance Cpl. Charles Bugbee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bugbee of 45 North Summer St. He enlisted June 30, 1960 and had basic training at the Marine Recruit Training Center at Parris Island, S.C. NORTH ADAMS -- Two more persons took out nomination papers from the North Adams City Clerk’s office as potential candidates for City Council. They are Robert Hamilton of 53 Jackson St., which is in Ward 3, and Andrew Durocher of 38 Murray Ave., which is in Ward 10. Mr. Hamilton is a supervisor in the filter laboratory at Sprague Electric Co. Mr. Durocher is a laboratory technician at Sprague.
25 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Savings Bank baseball team won the Williamstown T-Shirt League. Members of the team are Mary Parkman, Jeff Wilkinson, Peter Heslip, Trevor Wilson, Laurie LaValley, Jerusha Gale, Felice House, Justin Cahoon, Alex Darrow, Adam Gold, Brendon and Bryce Navom, David Rice, Oliver Sabot, Alison Smith, Kristie Steuer and Matt Thaisz.
NORTH ADAMS -- CG’s Hair Design beat Mount Williams 8-3 in North Adams Women’s P&R softball. Pauline Ellsworth and Shirley Valotta led the winners, each with a double and a single. Mary Paree, Barb Tassone, Nancy Bassi, Kelly Smith and Nancy Rumbolt had two hits each. For Mount Williams, Barb Monette slammed a home run and a single, Gayle Galli had three singles and Marian Shorey had a double and a single.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Adams Little League won the North Adams Age 9-10 Tournament. Members of the team are Jimmy Nowak, Nate Gutmann, Michael Gancarz, Aaron Solari, Tanner Bird, Mike Davis, Cory Meczywor, Nick Bourdon, Slayter Aubin, Bryan Cota, Kevin Cota and Craig Eggleston.
NORTH ADAMS -- Bobbie Grandshaw has recently joined Steepleview Realty. A graduate of the Gateway School of Real Estate, she holds a Massachusetts real estate license. She is the founder of Elm Street Florist in Pittsfield, which she and her husband owned and operated for 20 years. She also owned the Village Flower Shop in Williamstown and the Campus Flower Cottage in North Adams.