PHOTOS: Joseph F. Girardi Hoosic River canoe launch

Joseph F. Girardi Memorial Canoe Access on the Hoosic River in North Adams is a popular fishing and swimming hole for residents. Photos by Gillian Jones—The Berkshire Eagle

PHOTOS: Mill Girl reception at North Adams Public Library

The donors of the newly acquired 'Mill Girl' painting by William Oberst gathered at the the North Adams Public Library to receive thanks from Mayor Alcombright and the Library Trustees during a reception on Wednesday. Installed in the main stairwell, which leads upstairs to the Youth Department, the painting represents the mill history shared by so many residents. May, 20, 2015. Photos by Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle

PHOTOS: North Adams Housing Authority gets grant for surveillance cameras

The North Adams Housing Authority has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve security at its residences with surveillance cameras. These residences include Ashland Park Apartments, Greylock Valley Apartments, and Spring Park Apartments. This camera is already in place at Greylock Valley Apartments. The grant will allow the housing authority to install more. Photos by Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle

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PHOTOS: Holocaust exhibit at Clarksburg School

Holocaust survivor Magda Brown, of Chicago, shared her personal testimony about surviving Auschwitz-Birkenau, and other atrocities, with Clarksburg Elementary School students and the community during a talk at the school on Wednesday during the school's annual Shoah Holocaust Exhibit which featured more than 100 artifacts from the Holocaust and WWII. Students also presented their research in storyboards. Photos by Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle

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PHOTOS: Third Thursday May 2015

The first Third Thursday of 2015 was held in Pittsfield on May, 21, 2015. Photos by Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle

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PHOTOS: Third Thursday Photo Booth

Picture yourself framed in an art gallery at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield in a Berkshire Eagle photo booth! Thursday May 21, 2015.