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Merlins Abide at Spruces Park

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I heard a deliberate outcry from above, and looked up to behold some large hawk-like birds swiftly flying between the tall spruces that punctuate the grassy meadow like solemn sentinels. click for more

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Sports & Outdoors

Pittsfield Finalizes Plans For Clapp Park Renovations

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A final design for more than a half million dollars worth of improvements to Clapp Park was finalized Monday. The Parks Commission gave its stamp of approval on the design crafted by Berkshire Design Group. The design, however, isn't entirely what parks officials had been hoping for when first... click for more

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Community News

Adams' Maple Grove Civic Club Turns 80

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The club reconvened Sunday after its summer break and heard from member and local historian Eugene Michalenko, who gave a presentation on the club's history. click for more

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Schools

North Adams Recognizes Child Cancer Month, Sandy Hook...

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Mayor Thomas Bernard read two proclamations last week recognizing September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the city's participation in a weeklong program from the Sandy Hook Promise. click for more

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Sports & Outdoors

State Officials Mark Boat Ramp Upgrades in Tyringham,...

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On the weekend, hundreds of boats take to Goose Pond. But in recent years, the boat access has been in poor condition. It was all gravel, was filled with holes, and when it rained, it all washed out. It was eroding away. click for more

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Business

Valhalla Eatery Opens Tuesday in Adams

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Michael Kelly and Shane Doolan will bring food worthy of Odin to 85 Commercial St. with the new eatery Valhalla. click for more

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Community News

Gentrification Pops Up As North Berkshire Coalition...

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The word is being thrown around North Adams circles as more property is being bought and developed by "outsiders." Two recent projects included the development of the former Cariddi Mill into Greylock Works and the former Redwood Motel property in the Tourists resort. click for more

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Business

New BerkshireWorks Marks National...

In Berkshire County, 40... 

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New North Adams Happenings: Sept....

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Business

Biz Briefs: Three Local...

On Wednesday, Sept. 19,... 

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Berkshires Beat: Berkshire...

More than two dozen Berkshire... 

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Contact Your Elected Officials

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Sports

Wahconah Volleyball Tops Mount...

The Wahconah volleyball team Tuesday earned a four-set win.

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Schilling Scores to Lift Lenox...

The Lenox girls soccer team Monday edged Hoosac Valley.

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Hull Helps Lift Monument Golfers to Road Win

The Monument Mountain golf team defeated Pittsfield on Monday. click for more

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Lee Girls Edge McCann Tech for First Win

The Lee girls soccer team Monday won at McCann Tech. click for more

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Wahconah Volleyball Wins Five-Setter

The Wahconah volleyball team Monday beat Mohawk Trail. click for more

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Adams' Arianna Mazza Signs...

The Williams College women's basketball team became the ninth Eph...

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Obituaries

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Doris Post, 91

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Doris Hazel Post, 91, formerly of Lebanon Springs, N.Y., died Friday,...

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Pierre Joseph, 80

HANCOCK, Mass. — Pierre Joseph, 80, died peacefully in Hancock with his family around him on...

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Helen I. Monitto, 84

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Helen Irene L’Italien Monitto, 84, of 787 Williams Street,...

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Ruth I. Yarter, 93

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Ruth Irene Yarter, 93, of North Adams, Mass., died Sunday, September 16,...

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Dale Ott service

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — A musical memorial for Dale Perkins Ott, 67, of Clarksburg, Mass., who died...

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Rita E. Tart, 83

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Rita Elaine Tart (Fiorini), 83, died Monday, September 10, 2018 One of...

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Barbara J. Wuinee, 80

DALTON, Mass. — Barbara J. Wuinee, 80, of Dalton, Mass., passed away Tuesday, September 11,...

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Sima Berezkina, 89

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Sima Berezkina, 89, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. She was born in...

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Robert J. Goodell, 43

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Robert J. Goodell, 43, of Clarksburg, Mass., died on Monday, September 10,...

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Business

New BerkshireWorks Marks National...

In Berkshire County, 40 percent of the population is over the...

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Business

New Marijuana Businesses Eyed For...

The former Kentucky Fried Chicken on East Street is yet again...

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Cumberland Farms Expects Spring...

The project was awarded relief from the city's sign ordinance on...

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Pittsfield School Bus Involved in Minor Traffic...

The accident occurred at approximately 3:37 p.m. when a 2012 Honda...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Robbery of...

The Greylock Federal Credit Union branch on Elm Street was robbed...

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SVMC Receives Grant for Prevention of Increased...

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

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Letter: Mayor Should Demand Mass MoCA Restore...

I am so upset at what Mass Moca did to the beautiful work that the...

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Letter: Judith Knight Best Fit for District...

Ms. Knight, during her 30-plus years as an attorney, has served as an...

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Letter: Alcombright Endorses Caccaviello for...

As a former mayor of the City of North Adams and on Sept. 4, I will...

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Rainbow Restaurant

Wood Fired Pizza and Entrees. Daily Bar and Dinner Specials. Pittsfield, MA (413)443-0002

www.dinerainbow.com

Family Owned Restaurant

Jackson's Old Chatham House Restaurant Serving Since 1943 Daily specials Old Chatham, NY (518)794-73

www.jacksonsoldchathamhouse.com

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Join us at BCC for Fall classes beginning on Sept. 4. Save on your education and achieve your dreams

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Berkshire OB/GYN of BMC Continues to Expand With...

Dr. Gordon-Fogelson will be providing comprehensive OB/GYN services...

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Community Health Programs Names New Chief...

Strickler has worked for Berkshire region nonprofit and for-profit...

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Dalton Teen Wins National Pageant Title

Alisa is 17 and from Dalton, Mass., where she is a senior at Wahconah...

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A & E

'Juliet, Naked': Anatomy of a...

Translation: It's a love story, but a hesitant one worried about all...

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A & E

'Operation Finale': Crime &...

Whether it's a simple matter of history repeating itself or the...

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Clark Art Institute Names New Deputy Director

Smallwood is the deputy director and chief operating officer of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams. He played a central leadership role in the organization’s recent $40 million expansion and has been a vital part of Mass MoCA's growth. click for more

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'Puzzle': She's Come A Long Way, Maybe

We know full well that for every passive Agnes who experiences an epiphany regarding her plight and potential, there are tens of thousands resigned to suffering in quiet desperation. There will be no police coming to their homes, no counselor offering a safe house or a cellular phone until Madame... click for more

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Tanglewood's Bernstein Celebration Was a...

And on the anniversary of the actual date of his birth - Aug. 25 - Tanglewood created a singular, spectacular event celebrating all the aspects of the musical life of the man known to all as "Lenny." click for more

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'Crazy Rich Asians': Poor Little Rich Millennials

Back in New York, when Rachel accedes to accompany her boyfriend/NYU history prof to Singapore, so he can be his childhood friend's best man, she has no idea that he is well-heeled. click for more

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Book Review: Mister E's Mysteries Are Great Fun

Elias is also a master storyteller/novelist, who has published six thrillers – all combining his love of music with a fabulously crafted fiction style to create an unusual, original and gripping series of novel-length mysteries. click for more

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Great Jazz, Super Musicals Wrap Up Summer Music...

The final days of August bring a rush of terrific jazz, a dance party and musical comedies to all corners of the Berkshires. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Manny's Pizza

Manny's Pizza Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

Tavern at The A Q&A click for more

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A click for more

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Korean Garden Q&A

Korean Garden Q&A click for more

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