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The Independent Investor: Tariffs — The Next Chapter

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I could say that this entire trade spat has been "much ado about nothing." The total amount of trade tariffs and counter tariffs don't add up to much given that China is a multitrillion-dollar economy. The war of words and threats between our once-allies, our antagonists, and the president, amount... click for more

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Demo Underway at Mount Greylock; School on Track for...

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Demolition is well underway at the Cold Spring Road campus, where Holyoke's American Environmental has taken the lead on tearing down the two classroom wings that have been replaced by a three-story addition as part of the school district's $64 million building project. click for more

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Authorities Say Gunshot Wound Self-Inflicted in...

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Authorities are investigating a shooting incident at the home of a Pittsfield Police officer at 102 Cromwell Ave. click for more

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Sports & Outdoors

LaFesta Legacy: North Adams Boy to Follow Father in...

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Peter Greenbush cannot tell you the scores of his games in the LaFesta Baseball Exchange, and that’s not just because the games were played a quarter-century ago. “I honestly remember it like it was yesterday,” Greenbush said this week. “The field in Boston sits right on the bay there. It’s an... click for more

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1Berkshire Announces 2018 Berkshire Trendsetter...

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The 1Berkshire Trendsetter Awards showcase Berkshire-based individuals and businesses who demonstrate excellence in several areas. Each year these winners are the highlight of the annual Celebrate the Berkshires event. click for more

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Cheshire to Explore Fixing Pricey Road Grader

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Crane asked the selectmen in March if they would consider purchasing a new grader, however, the board took pause because a new grader would likely cost over $325,000. click for more

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Elizabeth Warren to Host 30th Town Hall in Great...

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The state's senior senator said she will take questions from the audience and discuss her work standing up for working families of Massachusetts against powerful corporate interests. click for more

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Deadline Tuesday to File for Mount Greylock School...

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Time is running out for anyone who wants to run for the newly constituted Mount Greylock Regional School District School Committee. Nomination papers must be returned to the town clerks in Williamstown and Lanesborough by Tuesday, July 24, at 5 p.m. click for more

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New Cultural Pittsfield This Week:...

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Symptoms of Summer

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'Lempicka,' 'Anthracite Fields'...

While that might require a... 

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Obituaries

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Mary Chague, 79

LEE, Mass. — Mary Chague (Rogers) died Saturday evening, July 7, 2018, at the Laurel Lake...

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Beth A. Fuller, 74

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Beth Ann Fuller, 74, of Pittsfield, formerly of Becket, died Saturday, July...

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William A. Gibney

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ret. Cpt. William (Bill) Alfred Gibney, USMC, died unexpectedly on July 12,...

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Elfrieda L. Frese, 92

ADAMS, Mass. — Elfrieda Lillian Frese (Pedercini), 92, was welcomed into God’s kingdom on...

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Arlon E. Nelson, 83

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Arlon Edward “Al” Nelson, 83, of Clarksburg, Mass., died on...

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Robert McNinch, 76

LENOX, Mass. — Bob McNinch, co-owner and operator of Eastover Resort from 1983-2000, died early...

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Francis H. Bushee, 66

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Francis Henry "Fran" Bushee, 66, of North Adams, Mass., passed...

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Janet M. O’Neill, 86

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Janet Mae (Wright) O’Neill, 86, of North Adams, Mass., died on...

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Judith M. Whitney, 70

DALTON, Mass. — Judith “Judy” Marie Whitney, 70, of East Housatonic Street, Dalton,...

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Authorities Say Gunshot Wound Self-Inflicted in...

Authorities are investigating a shooting incident at the home of a...

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Egremont School Takes Extra Safety Precautions As...

Egremont Elementary School took precautionary measures Tuesday...

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Three More Marijuana Companies...

Three more marijuana companies are working their way through the...

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North Adams Conservation...

he Conservation Commission gave the Porches its blessing to go...

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Biz Briefs: Williams College...

A new study conducted by the Williams College Center for...

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@theMarket: Markets Remain Range-Bound

In 1984, it took the S&P 500 Index 122 days to emerge from the swamp,...

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The Independent Investor: Tariffs — The Next...

I could say that this entire trade spat has been "much ado about...

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Authorities Say Gunshot Wound Self-Inflicted in...

Authorities are investigating a shooting incident at the home of a...

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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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Letter: 180 Households Are Saving With Community...

Solstice announced that only 20 spots remain in a set of Barre solar...

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Letter: Mount Greylock Educators Want Current...

Educators from what will be a unified Mount Greylock Regional School...

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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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BSO Appoints Director of New Tanglewood Learning...

A new concept in cultural education that launches in summer 2019, the...

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New Doctor Joins Community Health Programs

Most recently a physician with Family Practice Associates in...

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Berkshire Money Management Welcomes Third Hire of...

Bielski, who is a registered investment advisor, brings nearly two...

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A & E

'Leave No Trace': Makes Its...

Our mentally tortured casualty is the modern-day equivalent of a...

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Concerts at Tanglewood,...

Fabulous guest artists – the masterful pianist Emanuel Ax, brilliant...

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New BSO Appoints Director of New Tanglewood Learning...

A new concept in cultural education that launches in summer 2019, the Tanglewood Learning Institute will bring together musicians, artists, academics and patrons, in person and through online technology and distance learning, to engage in compelling programming that relates to and deepens the... click for more

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'Lempicka,' 'Anthracite Fields' Roll Into North...

While that might require a bit of a drive for those coming from farther south, I believe it will be worth it as you discover a brand new musical and a masterwork that combines elements of folk, rock and classical. click for more

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Painted Pianos on Display Across Berkshire County

The live auction will take place on Sunday, Aug. 26. Until then, viewers can see (and in most cases, try out) the pianos at various venues around the county. click for more

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Save The Art Continues Opposition to Berkshire...

Tom Patti considered it a compliment to have his art in the same building as Norman Rockwell and Alexander Calder. Patti had his work commissioned for the Berkshire Museum. He has pieces at the entrance, the foyer, and in three other locations. But now, Patti doesn't feel that the museum values... click for more

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Clark Art Names New Associate Curator of...

Wiesenberger's interests span modern and contemporary art, design, and architecture. He has been a member of the Yale faculty since 2013, teaching a seminar on the history and theory of graphic design in the school's MFA program in graphic design click for more

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Community Sidewalk Mural Featured at DownStreet...

The Public Arts Commission on Wednesday approved the first of four proposed sidewalk murals commissioned by the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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