50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Virginia Richer, daughter of Marie Richer of 11 Bracewell Ave., a June graduate of St. Joseph’s High School and winner of a Berkshire County Extension Service scholarship award, has enrolled as a freshman at Framingham State College. Her scholarship is one of two offered to Berkshire County girls who plan to enter or already are enrolled in colleges offering home economics courses. NORTH ADAMS -- Louis Diamond Jr., son of Mayor and Mrs. Diamond of 1191 Massachusetts Ave., left this week to enter Palmer College of Chiropractic Medicine at Davenport, Iowa, for a four-year course of study. He had been serving since last June as a member of the North Adams Hospital x-ray staff.
25 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Williamstown Regional Art Conservation Laboratory has announce the appointment of Rika Smith as associate conservator of Objects, effective Oct. 17. She will join Hugh Glover, associate conservator of furniture, to expand the objects and furniture conservation services offered by the lab.
NORTH ADAMS -- Coaches Corner beat Pitcher’s Mound, 78-72, in North Adams P&R Men’s Fall Basketball. Mark Culpo led Coaches Corner with 32 points. Jim Brennan scored 20 points and Joe Moody added 11 points. For Pitcher’s Mound, Jim Turkotte scored 22 points, Jim Barnes, 16 points and John MacPhail added eight points.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- After 38 years, the owners of the Boston Seafood Restaurant & Caterers on American Legion Drive are retiring and sold their business last Monday. Former owners Ronald and Lorraine Lepel are moving to Phoenix, Ariz. New owners James Pilot, who has run the kitchen for the past 18 years, and Omar Ameen, whose family owns Angelina’s, said other than a few cosmetic changes, customers shouldn’t notice a difference.
NORTH ADAMS -- Cascade School Supplies donated $5,000 in supplies to the Drury Art Department after student in the Advanced Art class painted a mural at Cascade School Supplies. The students are Maris Owczarski, Morgan Maselli, Erica Varieur, Emily Pinsonneault, Alyssa Beebe, Helena Fruscio and Shelby Lewis.