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  1. James (Jim) Sheldon CollinsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... ay, April 21, at the church. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Williamstown. A memorial service at Mitchell United Methodist Church in Negaunee, Mich., will be scheduled for this summer.

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  2. Williamstown Elementary School Candidates Make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | IBerkshires

    The three candidates for two open seats on the School Committee had a chance to introduce themselves to the community on Tuesday in a public forum hosted by the League of Women Voters. Joseph Johnson, Dr. Catherine Keating and Tom Loughman each talked about their own experiences as parents of children at Williamstown Elementary School and what they saw as potential challenges to the single school district.

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  3. Williamstown Forums Focus on Elections, Mount...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | IBerkshires

    Williamstown voters have three different events to follow over the next three nights, starting with Tuesday's candidates forum for three people looking to fill two seats on the Williamstown Elementary School Committee. The League of Women Voters is hosting that event and one on Thursday for the four candidates vying for one open seat on the Board of Selectmen.

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  4. Williamstown: League of Women Voters plan candidate forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Berkshire Eagle

    The League of Women Voters of Williamstown is sponsoring two forums for the candidates running in contested elections for town offices. The Williamstown Elementary School Committee candidates will speak Tuesday, April 14, and the Selectmen candidates will speak Thursday, April 16. Both forums will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Selectmen's Room at Town Hall and will be taped by Willinet.

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  5. Businesses to organize tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Local business owners and others want to organize cornhole tournaments to benefit the football stadiums at each of the Wood County high schools. Organizers are looking for businesses in north Parkersburg, south Parkersburg and Williamstown who can host tournaments during May, June and July.

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  6. Interstate rollover sends one to hospitalRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A rollover wreck during a storm Wednesday evening shut down the northbound lanes of I-77 in Wood County, an official said. The wreck was called in at 8:18 p.m. Wednesday near the Williamstown exit on Interstate 77, said Capt.

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  7. Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Pick:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | IBerkshires

    The incoming superintendent of the Lanesborough-Williamstown public schools liked what he saw on his visit to the Tri-District last month. "I was talking to my wife, and she reminded me that when I came back [from the March 24 interview), the thing I kept talking about was that everyone was talking about the students," Dias said in a telephone interview on Wednesday evening.

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  8. Tree CityRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Williamstown officials and residents should be congratulated for more than three decades of dedication to remaining a Tree City U.S.A. The Arbor Day Foundation's program to recognize sound urban forestry management requires communities to meet four standards: maintaining a tree board or department, having a community tree ordinance, spending at least $2 per capita on urban forestry and celebrating Arbor Day. But, in Williamstown, officials go the extra mile.

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  9. Two people injured, vehicle flipped in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... happened at 3:53 p.m., said Sgt. S.E. Carpenter with the Parkersburg Police Department. Shannon Knight, 19, of Williamstown, was driving her 2004 Jeep Liberty east on Fourth Street when she allegedly failed to stop at a red light, Carpenter said. ...

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  10. Willard McCroskeyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... of his life. Surviving are his daughters: Joyce (J.P.) Thompson of Cleveland and Judy (Steve) Johnson of Williamstown, W.Va.; grandchildren: Paul (Angie) Thompson of Calhoun, Lisa (Terry) Stutts of Franklin, Kelley (Jesse) Beard of Charleston, Terry ...

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  11. Warren boys, PHS girls capture Marietta RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Night Relays. Parkersburg dominated the girls events by scoring 113 points to easily defeat second place Williamstown and third place Parkersburg South, which finished with 83 and 81 points respectively. PHS paced the field in the 4x1600, 4x800, ...

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  12. Williamstown-Lanesborough Elementaries OK...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | IBerkshires

    Two-thirds of the Lanesborough-Williamstown public school "Tri-District" has approved the contract for the towns' next school superintendent. On Monday morning, the elementary school committee members who compose the joint Superintendency Union 71 committee met and unanimously approved a three-year deal for Douglas Dias.

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  13. Helping out in his own backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Marietta Times

    For the last six years Jason White, 40, has been involved with the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge in his own backyard of Williamstown. White's adventure started after hearing a presentation by Patricia Morrison, a refuge biologist.

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  14. Pools need lifeguards for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to nine pools this summer, including the Marietta Aquatic Center and the city pools in Belpre, Beverly and Williamstown. "Last year we offered a summer class to help fill the spots. I'm not sure yet if we'll do that this year," said Bishman. For ...

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  15. Seufer named Master GardenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Service sponsors the Master Gardener program. Seufer, who serves as the Wood County administrator and as a Williamstown city councilman, became a Master Gardener about six years ago. He was president of the local gardening group four years and is ...

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  16. Mount Greylock Funding Request Explained to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | IBerkshires

    The Finance Committee on Wednesday finished its review of the relevant warrant articles for May's annual town meeting and heard an update from the chairman of the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee about the district's funding request for fiscal 2016. Carolyn Greene appeared before the Fin Comm to explain why Mount Greylock's assessments to its member towns is slightly higher than the figures previously considered by Lanesbourough's and Williamstown's finance committees and the public.

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  17. Johnnie B. ChancellorRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She is survived by her husband, Tommie B. Chancellor, they were married for 62 years; her daughters, Linda Chancellor of Williamstown, W.Va., and Chickeyda Chancellor of Marietta, Ohio; her grandchildren, Billy Deford of Marietta, Ohio, Christina Melrose of Waverly, Josh Payne of Williamstown and Brent Payne of St. Marys; and great grandchildren, Megan and Colton Melrose of Waverly.

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  18. Henderson Wilds development being challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... of the limited liability corporations. This is part of a development under way along West Virginia 14 near Williamstown called Henderson Wilds. The development includes a shooting range. (Photo by Pamela Brust) Paul Hoblitzell, president of the ...

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  19. Easter Egg HuntRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | NewsandSentinel.com

    First Presbyterian Church of Williamstown will hold a Community Easter Egg Hunt at noon April 4 at the church building at 314 West Fifth St. in Williamstown. The hunt is for children from toddlers to sixth grade.

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  20. Equipment issue knocks out power to nearly 4KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... County Courthouse and Judicial Building. A handful of outages were reported in the Mineral Wells, Rockport and Williamstown areas but the cause wasn't immediately known. The wind and rain that came through Thursday afternoon were in advance of a ...

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