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New 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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Government

New 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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Williamstown Fire District Passes All Articles

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About 20 voters attended the brief meeting in the Williamstown Elementary School cafeteria, where district officials asked for approval of a $480,751 spending plan for fiscal 2019. click for more

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Northern Berkshire United Way Celebrates Spirit of...

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With more than 150 guests in attendance to celebrate, Dr. James Birge, president of MCLA, opened the program with a welcome before the awards ceremony. Jason Dohaney, board president, thanked all in attendance and the sponsors for attending the inaugural event, which will raise funds for the... click for more

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Italian Community Pushes Back On Renaming Of Columbus...

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Local Italian groups feel insulted that the School Committee would erase Christopher Columbus from the school calendar. A number of members from such groups as the Italian American Club and the Sons of Italy pleaded with the City Council Tuesday night, asking them to urge the School Committee to... click for more

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Efforts to Create Rural Transportation Options Turn to...

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Groups looking to create a transportation management authority will soon turn their eye towards getting private sector involvement. Berkshire Regional Planning Commission Transportation Program Planner Clete Kus said the plans are aimed to improve transportation in the rural area. In briefing... click for more

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Adams ZBA Reschedules Cumberland Farms Hearing

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The Zoning Board of Appeals continued their public hearing with Cumberland Farms to next month but still heard from some concerned residents. After receiving a letter from Cumberland Farms asking to reschedule their public hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals voted Monday to move the hearing to... click for more

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Community News

Pittsfield Councilors Told Trash Hauler Started...

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The mayor says the city's trash hauler went rouge by halting trash pickup in some cases and placing violation stickers on bins and bag throughout the city. Recently, Republic Services, the city's trash hauler, began what city hall is calling "soft enforcement" of the city's current trash... click for more

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Sports

New Young Taconic Softball Team...

The Taconic softball team defeated Mount Greylock on Thursday.

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New Womble Leads Taconic Baseball...

Christian Womble doubled twice and pitched a complete game to lead...

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New Puppolo Pitches Hoosac Valley Softball over Drury

Madi Puppolo scattered six hits and struck out five Thursday to lead the Hoosac Valley softball team to an 8-0 win over Drury. click for more

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New Lenox Softball Explodes for 15-Run Inning in Road...

Aimee Green ignited a 15-run seventh inning rally with a leadoff double as the Lenox softball team defeated Putnam, 18-2. click for more

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New Peck, Wahconah Girls Lacrosse Top Springfield...

Jordon Peck scored twice and set up two more goals, and Suzie Stefanik had a hat trick as the Wahconah girls lacrosse team defeated Springfield Central, 17-8, on Thursday. click for more

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New Ferrara Leads McCann Tech Baseball Past Pathfinder

The McCann Tech baseball team Thursday pounded out seven doubles and two triples in a 14-2 win over Pathfinder at Joe Wolfe Field. 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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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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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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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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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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On a Roll Cafe

2 Great locations: Pittsfield & Lenox MA. Daily homemade soups,all meats roasted on site.

www.onarollcafeandcatering.com

Summer Camp LIST

Summer Camp list of choices. Click to see over nignt camps, Sports to Science Camps. Summer FUN!!

www.iberkshires.com

Whitman's Crystal Clean

Janitorial Maintenance, Commercial, Schools, Offices, Banks & Retail Properties-Insured 413-743-2521

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BArT Charter Public School Teacher Honored

The commonwealth's nine state universities each honor annually one...

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Girls Inc. Awards Scholarship to 10 Young Women

The event recognizes the achievements of young women throughout...

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MCLA Announces Recipients of Berkshire County...

This award, presented by MCLA in collaboration with Berkshire County...

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A & E

New '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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'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

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ArtCountry Enters Second Year With Incentives to...

Museum officials said last year that the concept of cultural continuity between them lent itself well to marketing. The efforts, including a recent two-page spread in the New York Times, is also being underwritten by hospitality partners the Williams Inn, and the Porches and Tourists in North... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Flavours

Flavours Q&A 

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A click for more

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Tavern at The A Q&A

Tavern at The A Q&A click for more

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Korean Garden Q&A

Korean Garden Q&A click for more

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