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Pittsfield Berkshire Eagle (Newspaper) - December 2, 2004, Pittsfield, Massachusetts B4 a the Berkshire Eagle thursday december 2, 2ihm Community notes on the web town news from every Berkshire Community Adams youth Center inc will Host its annual a make it take it fair saturday from to to i . At the Adams c Community Center at 20 last St. Children May choose from More than 20 types of crafts to create gifts. Prices Range from free to $3 per Craft other free activities include face painting temporary tattoos and letter writing to Santa who will visit at noon for More information Call the Center at 743-3550. Alford the Alford Garden club has put the final decor and lights on its ritual Christmas tree located at the Lown Hall. Cast night the dub hosted the annual tree lighting Celebration with Holiday songs and refreshments at Iown Hall. Anyone interested in the Alford Garden club s activities Contact sue Leukroth at 528-8003. Becket a Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place at Ballou Park in the Village at 4 30 . Saturday seventeen year old town resident Kirk Roshier will do the honors. Cheshire Lown clerk Christine Emerson has announced a collection to her office hours Che office will be open mondays tuesdays and wednesdays from 0 to 3. And closed thursdays. Che office will also in closed wednesday. Dei 15 thursday. Dec Lri and monday dec 20 the Lown Hall is always closed on fridays. Clarksburg Clarksburg elementary school students raised More than $5,000 last month Tor St Jude s Hospital through a math a Thon. Said principal Karen Gallesi students received Penny pledges from parents family and friends for each math problem they completed during the month of october said Gallese. The school will hold a presentation thanking students today at 2 15 Dalton the Dalton Waler District plans to use $ Iii Federal funding to repair a Section of Wah Conah i alls Road that was washed out by torrential rainstorms in August 2003. Wah Conah tails Road is located North of Windsor Reservoir the storms washed debris from the Road into the Reservoir causing the water to become turbid Egremont i he Egremont car Dan club will in holding its annual a Holiday Iii Egremont Sale on saturday dec. La from to to 2 at the Egremont Library on Butto Ball Cane. On Sale will be Many hand crafted items made by club members such As Hiis Mas tree ornaments gifts and Holiday decorations. The t to lids from the event Are used for Community projects sponsored by the Maiden Lub Florida sixth graders from i Abl in i Abbott school will visit the Florida senior Center today for the annual Chii Simas part. Said principal Greg Oil Betti a a the students Are part of the Celebration for Sennis. He said. Great Barrington Peggy Zai Nierowski a bereavement Counselor at hospice care Iii the berkshires will speak about a coping with l Oss at the holidays Quot on tuesday. Dec \ at 5 Iii the i air View Hospital inference room individuals who have lost a loved one Are invited to join the pies station and discussion. I he discussion will include identification of stressor and the development of so Cvitic strategies and suggestions for handling the holidays a Ray of Hope Quot a video in which individuals share their Wisdom of their experience with practical suggestions Tor the Holt Day season will also be shown. I Here is no charge but registration is requested by calling the i air View Hospital Community relations flite at 528-0790, i it 3009 Hancock the Hancock school will Host a Scholastic Book fan dec 2-4 Din my the school Day and from 9 a in. To 11 a in on saturday. Students May shop Tor children a books to give As Christmas presents and families May join in the shopping spree on saturday a they have a really Nice selection of Quality xxx it is added school nurse Rachel diodes Hinsdale the select Board last week conducted a site visit of the Plunkett cake dam alter erosion from a nearby earthen Bank caused a few Small Trees to tall into the spillway no significant damage occurred. The Board plans to meet with the department of Public works on Friday to discuss the cleanup of the debris. Lanesboro the selectmen have named Bernice la Forest of old state Road As Lanesboro animal control officer succeeding Ronald welder. Robert Skubel who also sits on the town s conservation com Mission was named assistant animal control officer. I Al Brest May be reached at 446-4185 or 443-6550. Skubel May be reached at 290-5063 or 447-9201. Lee the Cantelino chamber choir directed by Andrea Goodman will perform English a Cappella choral music Anil a Carol sing on sunday dec. 5, at 4 at first congregational Church. Park place the program includes the music of Byrd Ravener and Rutter Britten hymn to St Cecelia along with favorite carols. The suggested donation is $10. Information 243-10.33. Lenox Hie annual Christmas tree lighting in i Enox Dale will be sunday. Dec 5, at 6. Santa will arrive by fire engine at veterans memorial Park at the intersection of Walker and Crystal streets to Light the tree following the lighting. Santa will Greet the children at the f ire station on film Street where gifts and refreshments will be distributed. Santa will also pose for photos with the children the event is sponsored by the i Enox Dale tire of Paliv. Monterey Hie selectmen have changed the Date of an upcoming special town meeting from saturday dec. Is to thursday dec. 16. At 7 . At the town lire station on route 23. Lown c Lerk Barbara Swann said the change will better accommodate working people who Are Aren t Iii town on saturdays. The warrant include some corrections to earlier approved bylaw changes routine Money transfers and a potentially Sticky proposal to impose new rules for logging operations Iii town. Mount Washington despite its Small population. Mount Washington positions on its town boards Are nearly always filled. In order to make that happen Many town officials do double or triple duty Iii order to assure that town business is tended to said Board of appeals member Eleanor Lill aghast i or instance Lown clerk Thomas i aught is also a finance c hmm it tee member and on the registrar of voters. Iown treasurer Robert Bott also tills the auditor accountant role and Lill aghast is also water commissioner. New Ashford the Board of selectmen will meet on monday at 7 . It the town Hall on Mattery Road. The Agenda includes a continuation of the tax classification hearing the Board meets on the first and third monday of the month. New Marlboro working conditions Are about to improve dramatically Tor the town department of Public works Crew their new $640,000 Highway garage is a within a traction of an Inch of completion said selectmen chairman Courtney Lunier this week. I he garage has heated floors lots of Light and room Tor All of the department in vehicles and equipment North Adams City councilor Bill Donovan has created and published an internet web log called a Donovan s Donovan Hopes to develop the web log As an information resource for North Adams and the surrounding communities As Well As provide a forum for local citizens to discuss issues that matter to them. The internet address of Donovan s Biog is Donovan a i mail address is Zdono Van a . Otis the Board of selectmen will hold meetings on tuesday. Dec. 14 and tuesday. Dec. 28, at the Iown i Cill. The Low n i Cill will be closed on Friday dec. 24. And Friday dec. 31. Peru f following a classification hearing last month the town set its property tax rate at $ i i t Al per $1,000 of valuation tax Bills have been sent to town residents and Are due Back in Iown i Cill by dec. 16. Pittsfield the i pensioners Quarter Century club will hold its annual Christmas party on sunday afternoon dec. 12, at the Berkshire Hills country club. Reservations Are required by saturday dec. 4, and can be made by calling Ann Ivler at 443-4701. The Cost is $15 tier person. Each pensioner is allowed Only one guest. Champagne Jam will provide music for dancing for information Dom 443-1781 Stella 442-9540 Dot 743-4863 Peter 684-3882, or Clarence. 499-1014. Richmond i he non profit monthly newspaper the Richmond record is working to spread the word about its publication. A postcard will be sent to town residents describing the publication this week said editor Ann i Alkin for the past two years i Alkin said to volunteers have worked to report on Civie news based in Richmond. Copies of the paper Are available at Bartlett s Orchard or can be delivered to one s Home for $18 annually. Sandisfield the Sandisfield Library has announced the following fiction in Xis have come in a body double Quot by less Garrison a now you see him by Stella Cameron a Nightfall Quot by Nelson Mcmille a dance of the the underdogs by Kirk Mitchell Quot kill the messenger by Tami Hoag a a whiteout by Ken Follett a the Christmas thief by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark and a Condon Bridges Quot by James Patterson. Savoy the Parent Leacher group will Send the entire Savoy elementary school to the movies Friday As their Christmas gift to kindergarten through fifth graders said principal Marjorie Senecal. Students will enjoy a special to . Showing of Quot the Polar express at the North Adams Cinema she said a the Reg usually gives us a gift certificate for the holidays but they decided on this for the school she said. Sheffield the Public is invited to join members of the Sheffield historical society on f riday dec. To for a Holiday potluck dinner at 6 30 at Dewey memorial Hall on route 7 on the Sheffield Green. Entertainment will be a musical program presented by Rob Putnam a local Folk Singer and guitarist. Everyone should bring his or her own table service. Those with last names beginning with a a will bring a casserole or meat dish last names beginning with my will bring a salad. Beverages and dessert will be provided. Stockbridge file Stockbridge Library will exhibit a series of Oil paintings and Pencil drawings by Elizabeth Tor say during the month of december. Lot say an award winning artist is a member of the Sheffield Art league and Dalton Art Guild. Her work has appeared on covers of the Otis Gazette and on television episodes of a Jerry s place and has been exhibited in Many local venues. She works out of her Home studio where she also offers drawing and painting classes to children and adults. For Library hours or More information 298-5501. Tyringham the town s senior citizens meet every tuesday and thursday at town Hall at about 10 . For Coffee. All seniors Are Welcome and in fact any town resident is Welcome to attend. Washington the select Board plans to ask local artist Robert Ruffler to sign the original copy of his painting that is on the cover of the 2003-04 annual town report. The signed copy of Koffler s painting will be Hung in town Hall. West Stockbridge the West Stockbridge visioning group will hold its next monthly meeting on tuesday dec. 7, at 7 . At the Village school. The meeting is open to residents of West Stockbridge who Are interested in creating a vision for and working to improve the town. The visioning group comprises of nine subcommittees addressing a variety of town concerns including traffic recreation. Zoning conservation tourism and town beautification. Williamstown the mount Greylock regional school committee will hold a meeting on tuesday dec. 7, at 7 pm. In the Bruce r. Carlson l Library at mount Greylock regional High school. 1781 cold Spring Road. The school committee will meet again on wednesday dec. 8, at 7 30 . With consultant Deborah Raizes in rooms a at the High Schimil. Windsor a voter registration session will be held on Friday dec. 3, from 2 to 4 . And 7 to 8 . At the town office building. Those registered at the session May join other voters at a special town meeting scheduled for monday dec. 13, at 7 30 . At town Hall. Psychoanalyst will give talk Stockbridge a the Western Massachusetts and Albany association for psychoanalytic psychology will sponsor a talk by or. Andrew Morrison a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst on saturday from 9 to noon at the red Cion inn. He will speak about aspects of a a shame in psychotherapeutic work. Morrison associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the i Harvard medical Schimil has written extensively on the dynamics of shame and narcissism in the patient therapist encounter. His books include a essential papers on narcissism a a shame the underside of narcissism Quot a the culture of shame a and co author with Melvin Lansky of a a the widening scope of the presentation is open to All mental health professionals and others interested in the topic. T free continuing education units will be offered to psychologists psychoanalysts and social workers. For More information and Advance registration Juan Burkhard at 298-4773. 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