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Memorial Day Events 2018

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All events are on Monday, May 28, unless otherwise noted. click for more

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Schools

Calendar Finally Taking Shape for...

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With the inclusion of five potential snow days, the calendar would stretch to June 25, the same date when school is ending next month after a year that saw the district's three schools close for six snow days. click for more

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Community News

North Adams Airport Commission Delays Hangar Decision

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The Airport Commission voted Tuesday, May 15, to grant Alex Kelly permission to use office space in the city's hangar until June 30. But it delayed a vote to allow permanent use of space in the recently renovated hangar to solicit more information from potential occupants. click for more

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Business

The Independent Investor: It Is No Longer Enough to...

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Most of us are in the investment game for the long haul. We are saving for retirement: a process involving decades of saving and planning. Chasing the firm or adviser that "beat the market" this year has turned out to be a disastrous approach to that concept. click for more

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Community News

Pittsfield Briefs: Trash Hauling Contract Extended,...

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The mayor has signed a five-year agreement with Republic Services, circumventing the City Council's wishes to have the contract go to bid. The new contract had already been basically agreed to before the City Council urged the mayor to put the contract to bid. Nonetheless, city councilors were... click for more

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Government

The Choice for Western Mass: Lead or Lose

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But there are other issues and priorities, unique to Western Mass, which we must stand up for as real and present needs in our communities. click for more

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Health News

Northern Berkshire EMS Debuts at Ambulance Service's...

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The new logo centers the Mount Greylock Veterans Memorial and its beacon on a mountainous terrain with an orange and gold maple leaf behind. The EMS division has a heartbeat, the van transport service a winding road. click for more

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Sports

New Ross, Wells Win Titles, Mount...

Lilliana Wells and Madison Ross each won a sectional title, and the...

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New Drury Baseball Wins on Senior...

Jacob Brayman struck out seven and allowed just three hits in leading...

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New Pittsfield Boys' 400 Relay Places Fourth at...

he Pittsfield High boys 4-by-100 relay team finished fourth at the Central/Western Massachusetts Division 1 Championships on Saturday at Hampshire Regional High School. click for more

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New Gillette Walkoff Single Lifts Mount Greylock to...

Reece Gillette drove in Alex Backiel with one out in the bottom of the eighth on Saturday to give the Mount Greylock baseball team a 6-5 win over Amherst-Pelham. click for more

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New Defense, Jaggi Key Wahconah in Sixth Straight Win

Dart Jaggi scored seven goals, and Wahconah won its sixth in a row with a 14-2 victory over the Generals. click for more

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New Mount Everett Baseball Tops Monument Mountain

Brendan Dempsey hit a two-run single in a six-run second inning on Saturday as the Mount Everett baseball team defeated Monument Mountain, 7-5, to hand the Spartans their first loss against a Berkshire County foe. click for more

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Local Collegians Making their...

Numerous area high school alumni are competing well into to the...

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Obituaries

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Richard A. Randolph, 29

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Richard Allen Randolph, 29, of Manchester, New Hampshire, formerly of...

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James J.P. Sarmuk, 66

LENOX, Mass. — James J.P. Sarmuk, 66, of Lenox, passed away on May 23, 2018. Jim was born...

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Ruth E. Testoni, 97

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ruth E. Testoni (Carr), 97, of Deland, Florida, and formerly of Pittsfield,...

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Gina N. Cardillo, 43

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Gina Noel Cardillo, life-long resident of Stockbridge, died unexpectedly...

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Christian Cannell, 81

POWNAL, Vt. — Christian Cannell, 81, a resident of Pownal, Vt., died at Albany Medical Center...

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Thomas Kingston, 48

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Thomas A. Kingston, 48, of Pittsfield, passed away May 19, 2018, after...

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Charles L. Louison, 93

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Charles Louis Louison, 93, of North Adams, Mass., died on Friday, May 18,...

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Rosemary A. Benoit, 65

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Rosemary Ann (Collette) Benoit, 65, of Pittsfield died Monday May 21, 2018,...

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Phyllis M. Kiss, 83

LENOX, Mass. — Phyllis M. Kiss, 83, of Lenox died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Kimball Farms...

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Pilot Killed When Plane Crashes in Woodford, Vt.

State Police identified Ramsey Sampson Ah-Nee, 31, of Manchester,...

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A Suspicious Package Causes Evacuation Of North...

The Police Station was temporarily evacuated after a suspicious...

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Shire City Herbals Completes...

Shire City Herbals has completed a $1.4 million project to build...

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Efforts to Create Rural...

Groups looking to create a transportation management authority...

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Pittsfield's Business...

If you want to talk business in Pittsfield, Michael Coakley is...

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@theMarket: Nothing Memorable in the Markets this...

While June and probably September rate hikes are still on the table,...

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The Independent Investor: It Is No Longer Enough...

Most of us are in the investment game for the long haul. We are...

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SVMC Receives Grant for Prevention of Increased...

The Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)...

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BHS to Close Walk-In Clinic at Pittsfield's...

Berkshire Health Systems says its new Urgent Care Facility on East...

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CHP to Assume Management of BMC’s Dental Clinic

This collaboration between CHP and BHS will help provide improved...

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Letter: Caccaviello Clear Choice for DA

My family and I were the victims of a housebreak, so I know who I...

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Letter: Vote - For Susan

The Nov. 6 statewide election is just around the corner, and VFS has...

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Guest Column: Tobacco Industry Targeting Teens...

Why are so many youth vaping? E-cigarette liquids come in more than...

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Williams Appoints Directors of Financial Aid,...

Bianchi is currently the director of financial aid at Lafayette...

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Williamstown Rotary Club Awards Paul Harris...

For many years, Sweeney has supported the Williamstown Rotary Club...

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Main Street Hospitality Appoints General Manager...

Mickey brings 20 years of hospitality experience to Main Street...

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'Book Club': Can Be Judged...

Now, you know full well that one-by-one, each of our damsels in...

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Music & Art Come Together...

Dirty, dusty and out of tune, these castoffs found new partners as...

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WCMA Names New Director

Franks, who will begin her appointment in mid-September, comes to WCMA with a passionate commitment to the role of the museum in higher education and the inspiration art can bring to all audiences. click for more

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'Life of the Party': Celebrates the Joys of...

Light, frothy confections that specialized in proving that one can indeed turn lemons into lemonade, they featured silly but likeable characters who, through some unseen benevolent power or just sheer luck, were able to navigate a series of farcical and convoluted perplexions. click for more

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Norman Rockwell Museum Names Chief Educator

Berle will officially join the museum on September 1, 2018, assuming a newly created senior-level position to lead the museum’s education vision at a pivotal time of growth. In this position, she will build on the strengths of the museum’s robust education program currently led by Chief Curator... click for more

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BCC Rededicates Theater to the Late Robert Boland

When Catherine Addy was hired to become Berkshire Community College's second president, Robert Boland was nearing retirement. click for more

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'Tully': The Helping Hand that Rocks the Cradle

Enters the nursery, Tully: part Mary Poppins, part Mother Theresa and part Kahlil Gibran in a 23-year-old, neo-hippie personage. Played with vivacious allure and no small amount of mystery by Mackenzie Davis, she is a dream come true. click for more

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'Avengers: Infinity War': Goldberger's Complaint

But the fact is, your blockbuster enrapturing of what seems to be almost everyone but myself is proving a challenge to my individualism. Hustling out of the theater with a pal eager to discuss how much he absolutely loved every pixel of your spectacle, I begged off, suddenly remembering I had a... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Flavours Q&A

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