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Final Debates Set for Berkshire District Attorney...

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Paul Caccaviello, Andrea Harrington and Judith Knight are vying for the nomination that will essentially determine the winner in the race since there is no other candidate on the general election ballot. click for more

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End of Session Review 2018: Paul Mark

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The state Legislature relax a bit in the early hours of Aug. 1 as the formal legislative session was ready to close. But, wait, wait. State Rep. Paul Mark had one more bill -- a land taking for the town of North Field intended to help local farmers. click for more

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Schools

Jazz Camp to Be Hosted at Hoosac Valley

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Berkshire County jazz students will get a week of face time with five professional New York City musicians that will culminate in a live performance at the Bounti-Fare. click for more

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Habitat for Humanity Aims to Break Ground on...

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Habitat for Humanity, which was chosen by the town's Affordable Housing Trust to build two single-family homes at the corner of Cole Avenue and Maple Street, is looking for help from a local resident or business. click for more

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Sports & Outdoors

Rhode Island Edges Pittsfield Little Leaguers in New...

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Coventry, R.I., Sunday defeated the Pittsfield American Little League All-Stars in Sunday's New England Regional title game. click for more

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Government

End of Session Review 2018: John Barrett III

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State Rep. John Barrett said he is in the mindset of at least making a little bit of progress at a time. That's why he is disappointed there couldn't be some consensus at the statehouse on education and health care. Neither of those bills ultimately passed the legislature and Barrett said he... click for more

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Smoking Materials Blamed for Fire at North Adams...

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A fire was reported as being in the walls of the American Legion Drive structure shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday. At least two dozen people were evacuated from the building and firefighters were quickly on the scene -- the fire station is across the street from the post. click for more

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UNO Community Center Celebrates New Park

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It was three years ago that the UNO Community Center opened in a former tavern on River Street. Purchased and renovated by Wadsworth — what he calls "impact investing" — the center provided the first permanent home for the neighborhood group founded by Davis in 1990. click for more

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New McCann Tech Announces Fall Practice Starts

McCann Tech has announced the starting times for fall sports practices. click for more

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Mount Greylock Sets Fall Sports Meetings for...

Mount Greylock Regional School will hold mandatory meetings for fall sports families starting Wednesday, Aug. 15. click for more

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Obituaries

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Stephen A. Filiault, 71

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Stephen Anthony Filiault, 71, of North Adams, Mass., passed away on...

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Frank C. Igo, 88

LENOX DALE, Mass. — Frank C. Igo, 88, of Lenox Dale died Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Albany...

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William E. Whitney, 60

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — William Edward Whitney, 60, of North Adams died on Thursday, August 2,...

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Anne P. Iemolini, 95

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Anne Pauline Ruesch Iemolini, 95, of Stockbridge, Mass., passed away...

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William J. Polumbo, 94

CHESHIRE, Mass. — William James Polumbo, 94, of Hudson, Fla., and formerly of Cheshire, Mass.,...

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Arthur A. Hyatt, 88

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Arthur A. Hyatt of Main Street in Sheffield passed away peacefully at Geer...

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Dr. Douglas G. Spink Jr., 79

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Douglas G. Spink Jr., D.D.S., 79, beloved husband of 57 years to Colleen...

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Gloria M. Nicolai, 84

EGREMONT, Mass. — Gloria M. Nicolai, 84, passed away at her home on August 6,...

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Bruce B. Tatro, 66

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Bruce Bradley Tatro, 66, of North Adams, Mass., died Monday, August 6,...

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Smoking Materials Blamed for Fire at North Adams...

A fire was reported as being in the walls of the American Legion...

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Driver Injured in Readsboro Motorcycle Accident

A New York man incurred minor injuries on Friday afternoon when he...

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New North Adams Planners OK...

Owner and manager Wayne Gelinas appeared before the Planning...

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Business

Biz Briefs: Berkshire Bank...

Berkshire Bank is the first bank in Berkshire County to unveil...

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Business

Lever Demo Day Celebrates...

The daylong event held at Greylock Works was an opportunity for...

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Smoking Materials Blamed for Fire at North Adams...

A fire was reported as being in the walls of the American Legion...

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Driver Injured in Readsboro Motorcycle Accident

A New York man incurred minor injuries on Friday afternoon when he...

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@theMarket: Will Stocks Break Out or Break Down?

Technically, if markets are going to continue in this trading range,...

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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: City Needs to Support Local Artwork

Over the past year, I have joined a number of North Adams residents...

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Letter: Recent Article on BRTA Cuts

So much money from Berkshire County goes to fund eastern...

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Letter: Police Union Endorses Caccaviello for...

The IBPO Local 447 (Pittsfield Police Officers Union) and IBPO Local...

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

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Each year, MCLA designs summer course offerings for both traditional and non-traditional students

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Luau Hale Restaurant

Asain Polynesian Restaurant. Open Every Day 11:30am-10:00pm. 569 Pittsfield Lenox Rd (413)443-474

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New Doctor Joins BMC Surgical Services, Providing...

Dr. Bowling is accepting new patients in need of general surgery...

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SVMC Podiatry Residency Graduates Two Residents

At a gathering of health system leadership, faculty, and fellow...

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New Advisor Takes Over North Adams Edward Jones...

Adams said he is enthusiastic about taking over the branch office and...

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413Heart Music & Arts...

All activities during the day Saturday and Sunday are free. Evening...

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'Christopher Robin': What the World Needs Now

Ewan McGregor's Christopher Robin exemplifies the disconnect that occurs between the young, dreamy you and the grownup you when life happens. click for more

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Review: 'West Side Story' at Barrington Stage:...

Barrington Stage has gone all out with this production. It has a cast of 27, and when they're all dancing, filling the stage with energy, grace and simply perfect body lines, I realized that even the latest Broadway revival in 2009 wasn't in the same league. The depth of talent is staggering. click for more

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Tanglewood Presents Powerhouse Programs

The "heavy hitters" are John Williams' "Film Night" - always an audience favorite event and a high point of each year's Tanglewood offerings - led by Mr. Williams and Boston Symphony maestro Andris Nelsons click for more

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Old and New Favorites in Coming Up

Get ready for a revival of "She Loves Me," "The Wedding Singer," Melissa Manchester and Air Supply, plus a jazz afternoon at Sevenars. click for more

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'Mission: Impossible-Fallout': It Takes All Kinds

In this colorful, travelogue-like landscape, smugglers, powerbrokers, mad ideologues and guv'mint agencies of nearly every stripe fall over each other in dire attempt to gain ownership of nothing less than the (drum roll, please) plutonium cores. It takes no great leap of the imagination to... click for more

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Wonderful Week on Tap in the Berkshires

Guitarist Pat Metheny, the pop group Blondie and a live production by the Barrington Stage presage a wonderful week. 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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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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Flavours Q&A

Flavours Q&A click for more

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