50 years ago today
ADAMS -- Pvt. Harvey Blanchard, son of Mrs. Martha Blanchard of 301 Friend St., is home on leave after finishing eight weeks of basic Army training at Fort Jackson, S.C. He will leave in a week to report to Aberdeen (Md.) Proving Grounds for a 14-week course in automotive maintenance. NORTH ADAMS -- Drury High School Juniors Sandra Clough and George Bailey have been nominated for national awards for excellence in English. The recognition extended to superior English students has encouraged in them continued effort in the area of English studies. Miss Clough is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Clough of Stamford, Vt. Mr. Bailey is the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Bailey of 7 Davenport St.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Keith Hewitt’s RBI double in the 10th gave Corner Market a 10-9 win over State Street Tavern Monday night in P&R Men’s Softball. Jim Bua had a three-run homer for Corner Market and Dave Bentley and Tom Morandi each had three hits. Mike Sumner and Keith Zavattaro had two hits each for State Street
POWNAL, Vt. -- Four Pownal Girl Scouts were winners in a recent letter-writing contest sponsored by the Bennington Ramada Inn. Boy and Girl Scouts were invited to write letters of appreciation for their mothers or fathers. Prizes were presented to Melody Pimental, Amy Burdick, Misty Allen and Katy Mattison.
10 years ago
NORTH ADAMS -- William Harris of Stamford, Vt., has joined Century 21 Harold Dupee Realtors as a sales associate. He will specialize in residential sales in the Northern Berkshire and Southern Vermont area. Harris has successfully completed extensive training and licensing through Career School of Real Estate Training program located in the Century 21 office.
NORTH ADAMS -- Sticky Fingers Ice Cream and Snack Bar will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and party on May 13 at the shop at 231 Eagle St. Mayor John Barrett III will cut the ribbon. The shop is owned by Ann Gardner and her daughters, Breanna and Joslyn.