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Baseball Exhibit Brings Cultural, Historical Threads...

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The 10-week exhibit will have a grand opening on July 5 but there will be a soft opening on Sunday, Father's Day, for a sneak peek with a ribbon cutting at 2:30 p.m. On July 17, one of the Boston Red Sox World Series trophies will be on display. click for more

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North Adams Elks, Veterans Office Host Picnic for...

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But the attendees were also taking away more than just food and conversation. This first annual picnic was offering a "goodie bag" of wellness supplies and a gift certificate for each veteran who attended. click for more

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Schools

Teachers' Union to Mount Greylock: Honor Existing...

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Educators in the regional school district are asking the Transition Committee to honor existing contractual wage increase, which officials have decided not to honor as three separate contracts are merged into one. Mount Greylock Educators Association Vice President Marty Walter said the... click for more

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Health News

Strike Averted: Hospital, Nurses Union Reach Agreement

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The nurses union and the hospital have tentatively settled on a contract, averting what would have been the second strike. Bargaining for three consecutive days and stretching late into the night, Berkshire Medical Center and the local Massachusetts Nurses Union chapter settled on a five-year... click for more

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Schools

Mount Greylock Regional Restores April Break to School...

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The Transition Committee opted against the superintendent's recommendation to shorten the April vacation. Superintendent Kimberly Grady proposed a school calendar which replaced the vacation with two long weekends. Grady was worried that extra snow days could put the district in a position where... click for more

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Ready Set Learn Renovating St. Martin's Church Into...

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Ready, Set, Learn is expanding after purchasing and renovating the former St. Martin's Episcopal Church on Dalton Avenue. Owner Melissa Fawcett is moving the business from a residential home on Virginia Avenue to the former church in time for next school year. click for more

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Community News

State No Longer Interested In Cheshire Dam

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Town Administrator Mark Webber presented a letter from DER to the Selectmen on Tuesday that stated although DER is not opposed to working with the town in the future, the removal of the decommissioned dam on West Mountain Road is no longer a state priority. click for more

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A & E

Theater Review: Love Versus...

In song, dance and frequently... 

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Popular Music Scene Awakens in...

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Musical Festival Season Appears...

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Sports

New Rose, Warren Display Playoff...

Taconic's Cedric Rose and Wahconah's Jess Warren are this week's...

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Rose Homers Twice, Womble...

The Taconic baseball team Saturday won the Western Mass Division 3...

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Pittsfield Softball Finishes on Top in Western...

The Pittsfield softball team Saturday beat Northampton in the Western Mass Division 1 final. click for more

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Turners Topples Mount Everett in D3 Final

The Mount Everett softball team Saturday lost in the Western Mass Division 3 final. click for more

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Greenfield Edges Wahconah Softball in Western Mass...

The Wahconah softball team Saturday fell, 2-1, in the Western Mass D2 title game. click for more

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Wahconah Advances to Western Mass Final

The Wahconah softball team Thursday defeated Hoosac Valley in the Western Mass semi-finals. click for more

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Obituaries

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Richard T. Miskinis Sr., 86

LEE, Mass. — Richard Thomas Miskinis Sr., 86, of Lee died Monday night, June 11, 2018, at...

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Evelyn Stewart, 84

LEE, Mass. — Evelyn Irene Stewart, 84, of East Center Street, Lee, died at her home on Saturday...

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Joseph J. Alibozek, 89

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Joseph John Alibozek, 89, of Adams died on Friday, June 15, 2018, at his...

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Carol A. Lavigne, 81

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Mrs. Carol Ann (Laughlin) Lavigne, 81, of North Adams died on Thursday,...

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Doris B. Andreatta, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Doris Barbara (Walker) Andreatta, 87, of North Adams, Mass., died Friday...

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Alphonse F. Torchia, 92

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Alphonse Francis "Al" Torchia, 92, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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Sheila L. Valentine, 71

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Sheila Louise (Packard) Valentine, 71, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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William T. Heenan, 70

ASHLEY FALLS, Mass. — William T. Heenan, 70, of East Stahl Road passed away on Saturday, June...

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Barbara J. Bushey, 61

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Barbara Jean (Gamache) Bushey, 61, of Williamstown, Mass., died on...

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Donna Todd Rivers Hired as...

There are agencies, companies, and organizations throughout the...

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Schools

Lanesborough Sixth-Graders Have...

The pair had sat down with Assessor Kelly Tolisano, who...

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State Officials Launch...

Gov. Charlie Baker, surrounded by state and federal officials at...

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@theMarket: Trump's $50 Billion in Chinese...

And China will respond. Chinese trade officials have already outlined...

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The Independent Investor: How to Avoid Recession?...

This "land down under" has escaped an economic recession for 26 years...

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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 BMCs Dental Clinic

This collaboration between CHP and BHS will help provide improved...

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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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Letter: Vote - For Susan

The Nov. 6 statewide election is just around the corner, and VFS has...

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Barrington Stage Names New Director of...

Provenz was the director of the Annual Fund and Special Events at...

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Hinds Named 2018 Legislative Leader by...

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Berkshire Bank VP Named One of the Top 40 Under...

The 40 Under Forty event is an annual celebration to honor 40 young...

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Theater Review: Love Versus...

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'Ocean's 8': What's Bad for...

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Barrington Stage Names New Director of Development

Provenz was the director of the Annual Fund and Special Events at Berkshire Country Day School for the past three years, where she implemented all aspects of fundraising in support of the $3.5 million annual budget. She also helped complete a $3.2 million Capital Campaign, surpassing the $3 million... click for more

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Popular Music Scene Awakens in the Berkshires

You can look forward to this column as a tip sheet about upcoming shows. I won't review them; I will preview them, and I'll try to persuade you to attend a concert or show that is either in your musical comfort zone or that expands your musical horizons. click for more

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Musical Festival Season Appears on the Horizon

My goal, as your musical guide, will be to assist you in choosing venues to visit and performances to attend. Each week there will be "something to suit every taste," as the saying goes, but I will try, from mid-June through Labor Day, to highlight exceptional offerings that may pique your... click for more

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'Adrift': Cast Away in an Inconvenient Genre

Deeming myself the test canary that miners lower into the prohibiting depths, I emerged from "Adrift" rather impressed by its ability to render me uncomfortable and anticipatory, as well as to make me worry, at least for the length of the movie, for the well-being and destiny of its likable enough... click for more

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'Solo: A Star Wars Story': The Stuff of Heroes

At worst, it is relatively harmless, your understanding of this outer space Western not dependent on a cognizance of the jargon and minutiae of George Lucas' cultural phenomenon. Plus, former Hippies who coordinate the viewing with a flashback might enjoy the light show. click for more

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New Adams Art Gallery Opens on Park Street

Real Eyes Gallery is the culmination of a long-held vision by Riley. The storefront windows that once were filled with dining room tables and couches that his mother sold now invite passersby in to peruse an eclectic mix of media. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Korean Garden Q&A

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Flavours Q&A

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