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New Adams Woman Killed in One-Car Crash on Route 112

A 67-year-old Adams woman was killed in a single-car crash on Monday afternoon on Route 112 in Ashfield. State police, who are investigating the incident, said the victim's identity would not be immediately released on Monday night. click for more

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Adams Prudential Committee Says No Issues With...

Although there have been recent complaints about town water, clerk and treasurer of the Adams Prudential Committee Richard Kleiner said all is well. click for more

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Our Lady of Fatima Statue Stopping in Berkshires;...

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church will host the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima for an overnight vigil on Sept. 10-11. The statue will be at churches within the Diocese of Springfield from Sept. 8 through Sept. 28 as part of a two-year tour. click for more

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Motorama 2016 Fills Downtown North Adams With...

Well more than 400 cars and other engine-equipped items packed into the city's downtown on Sunday for the 6th annual Motorama. The blue skies were a far cry from torrential rains that hit the city five years ago to the day when Tropical Storm Irene roared through. Instead, hundreds of people... click for more

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North Adams Barber Still Cutting Hair After 60...

Gus' Barbershop has been a North Adams fixture for decades. Generations of locals and out-of-towners have stopped in to get a trim and experience the authentic barbershop experience. "I love cutting hair, and I am good at it. I have been doing it all my life," Jammalo said. "I like people so... click for more

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Warren Delivers Economic Policy Presentation To...

When U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's father couldn't work, her mother took a job working minimum wage to pay the mortgage and put food on the table. "We were one of those families that were always hanging onto our place pretty much by our fingernails," Warren said. "It was a minimum wage job so... click for more

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Coffee Liberation Front Patrons Donate to Animals

Alison and Christopher Cuff, owners of Coffee Liberation Front, believe in two things: good coffee and happy animals. And as the Park Street cafe has fast become a popular spot for coffee and salads, it's also making an impact on animals' lives through the kindness of patrons. click for more

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Adams Conservation Commission Approve Gas Main...

The Conservation Commission approved Berkshire Gas' request to make improvements to a Commercial Street gas main. Travis McCarthy, representing Berkshire Gas, asked the commission Thursday to approve a notice of intent to make improvements to a bridge-mounted gas main on Commercial Street. click for more

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David E. Clancy, 78

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — David E. Clancy, 78, of Pittsfield died Wednesday, August 24, 2016,...

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Joan Monahan McFalls, 82

LENOX, Mass. — Joan Monahan McFalls died on Thursday, August 25, 2016, in Lenox. Born June...

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Esther V. Tanguay, 86

ADAMS, Mass. — Esther V. Tanguay, 86, of 104 North Summer St. passed away Thursday, August 25,...

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Arthur P. Miller Jr., 84

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Arthur P. Miller Jr., 84, of Farnsworth Terrace in Pittsfield, passed away...

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Donalda Skowronski, 86

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Donalda A. (Rostkowski) Skowronski, formerly of 326 Highland Ave.,...

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Andrew L. Les, 63

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Andrew L. Les, 63, of Adams died on Monday, August 22, 2016, at Berkshire...

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Thomas P. Mazza, 70

NORTH ADAMS, Mass.— Thomas Peter Mazza, 70, of North Adams died Thursday, August 25, 2016, at...

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Lydia DiMartino, 90

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Lydia (Pariselli) DiMartino, 90, of Pittsfield died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016...

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Marion T. Carmel, 82

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Marion T. Carmel, 82, formerly of North Adams and Pittsfield, passed away...

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Pittsfield Warehouse Goes Up in Flames

The J.B. Paper Co. on Elmvale Place went up in flames on Monday...

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Adams Woman Killed in One-Car Crash on Route 112

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Pittsfield Warehouse Goes Up in Flames

The J.B. Paper Co. on Elmvale Place went up in flames on Monday...

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The Independent Investor: The More You Look, The...

How many times a day, week, month or year do you check your...

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North Adams Firefighters Rescue Man From Gorge

Firefighters rescued a 21-year-old man Thursday night who became...

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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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Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Chief Nursing...

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Letter: Mike Bloomberg, An Active Voice for...

We don't need clever ways to add taxes to existing citizens and...

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Letter: Adam Hinds: Our Next Step Forward

As a North Adams city councilor, I firmly believe we need Adam Hinds...

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North Adams Barber Still Cutting Hair After 60...

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Pittsfield Dentist Named Volunteer Hero by the...

Dr. Sakshaug was acknowledged by his peers for substantial...

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Welcomes New...

Dr. Miller has worked as a hospitalist in Massachusetts, including in...

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'Sausage Party": Food Orgy

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The Mount’s Writers-in-Residence Program...

New this year, The Mount will be offering residency for up to three women writers. Each resident will receive a work space at The Mount, a $1,000 food and travel stipend, and lodging for the duration of their residency. click for more

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Future of WTBR-FM Remains Uncertain

The radio station "Brave FM," stationed at Taconic High School, was once under threat of being silenced because of budget and interest. It is now facing the challenge of the new high school project's impacts on the tower location. click for more

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'Indignation': A Fine Sadness

If you need a very literate affirmation that life can sometimes be brutal, sad, mocking, unfair and heartrending, then director/screenwriter James Schamus' diligent adaptation of Philip Roth's "Indignation" awaits you at the Bijou. click for more

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Clark Art Institute Acquires Emile Bernard...

The painting was once owned by noted collector Samuel Josefowitz, who was among the most important 20th-century collectors of the works of Paul Gauguin and of the wider Pont-Aven School. click for more

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As Tanglewood Season Wanes, Music Still Fills the...

There's no cause, though, for dismay. Looking ahead, these last two months of magnificent music making are but a prelude to the fall array of area classical offerings on the horizon – mostly chamber music - at Tannery Pond, in New Lebanon, N.Y., into September, and at South Mountain Concerts, in... click for more

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Common Folk Arts & Music Festival Takes Place...

The first Common Folk Arts & Music Festival will take place this Saturday to benefit the new Roots Teen Center. The festival will run from 2 to 10. It was originally planned as an outdoors concert in the plaza at Western Gateway Heritage State Park but the prospect of inclement weather —... click for more

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McCann Tech Girls Soccer...

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Drury High School fall sports tryouts continue Thursday and Friday...

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Berkshire County Baseball Umpires Honor Four

The Berkshire County Umpires Association recently recognized its 2016 Most Valuable Players and Sportsmanship Award winners. click for more

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Sheedy Honing Her Lacrosse Skills at Virginia Camp

Pittsfield High sophomore Clare Sheedy is headed to a prestigious girls lacrosse camp this summer. click for more

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Berkshire Trio Excel with Albany AAU Team

Jenna Benzinger, Grace Guachione and Peyton Steinman continue to impress with the Albany Lady Stars AAU basketball team. click for more

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Legendary Coach George 'Buddy' Pellerin Dies at 77

The funeral for Pittsfield coaching legend George 'Buddy' Pellerin is scheduled for Friday morning. click for more

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