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Pilot Killed When Plane Crashes in Woodford, Vt.

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State Police identified Ramsey Sampson Ah-Nee, 31, of Manchester, Conn., as the pilot and sole occupant of the 1975 Piper PA-34-200T. Ah-Nee was an experienced pilot with more than five years of aviation experience, according to State Police. click for more

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Music & Art Come Together This Summer With Painted...

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Dirty, dusty and out of tune, these castoffs found new partners as local artists tramped through the empty Memorial School last Tuesday to select the perfect piano for their endeavors. click for more

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Hinds Pitches Aid For Rural Schools; Transportation In...

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As state Sen. Adam Hinds enters the budget debate, he's placed a priority on rural schools. In January, the Department of Secondary and Elementary Schools released a report on the financial struggles of small rural schools and he's looking to give a little extra help. click for more

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Adams Selectmen Honor Thunderbolt Skiers For Mountain...

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The Board of Selectmen recognized the Thunderbolt Ski Runners on Wednesday for aiding and greatly expediting two rescues on Mount Greylock this winter. The selectmen awarded Thunderbolt Ski Runners Josh Chittenden, Steve Sauve, David Childs and Rich Adamczyk certificates to thank them for... click for more

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Mildred Elley Graduates Ready To Achieve

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More than 100 students became Mildred Elley alumni after crossing the Barrington Stage during Thursday's graduation ceremony. First to address the graduates was Pittsfield Campus President Annette Jeffes, who asked the graduates to reflect on their time at Mildred Elley. click for more

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Pittsfield Honors Police Officers Killed In The Line of...

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On Friday morning, Hartford, Conn. Officer Jill Kidik regained consciousness, surrounded by friends and family. She will not become the 56th officer killed in the line of duty in the United States this year. click for more

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North Adams Committee Lays Out City Clerk Transition...

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The City Council Ad Hoc City Clerk Committee will recommend appointing the Assistant Clerk Deborah Pedercini as the new city clerk. The ad hoc committee met with City Clerk Marilyn Gomeau and Assistant City Clerk Deborah Pedercini Wednesday to go over the positions and a possible transition... click for more

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New Pierce Delivers One-Hitter as...

Pittsfield High School pitcher Giuliana Pierce was nearly perfect in...

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Wahconah Boys Lax Qualifies...

The Wahconah boys lacrosse team defeated Hoosac Valley on Monday.

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Pittsfield Boys, Girls Seventh at Western Mass D1...

Pittsfield's boys and girls each placed seventh at Monday's Western Massachusetts Division 1 Track and Field Championships. click for more

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Gulotta Leads Mount Everett to Win at Hoosac...

Jimi Gulotta went 3-for-4 with three RBIs Monday to lead the Mount Everett baseball team to a 10-7 win over Hoosac Valley. click for more

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Mount Everett Softball Holds on for Win at Taconic

Jaclyn Derwitsch and Gwendolyn Carpenter each went 3-for-5 to lead the Mount Everett softball team to a 14-10 win over Taconic on Monday. click for more

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Leonard, Winters Win to Lift Mount Greylock Girls...

Izzy Leonard and Olivia Winters earned a three-set win at second doubles to give the Mount Greylock girls tennis team a 3-2 win over Lenox on Monday. 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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Odessa A. Daoust, 104

DALTON, Mass. — Mr. Odessa A. Daoust, 104, of Dalton, Mass., and a former resident of...

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Walter F. Mularski Jr., 90

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Walter Mularski Jr., 90, of Pittsfield, passed away on May 19, 2018, in...

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Fosca T. Bernardara, 88

ADAMS, Mass. — Fosca Teresa “Cooksie” Bernardara, 88, of Adams passed away Friday,...

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James P. Sherry, 80

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — James P. Sherry, 80, of Longwood, Fla., passed away peacefully at his home...

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Marcia J. Swenson, 70

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Marcia Joan (Deraway) Swenson, 70, of Muncie, Ind., and formerly of North...

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Robert R. Mendel, 79

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Robert R. Mendel, 79, of Adams died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Berkshire...

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Margaret M. Peck, 63

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Margaret Mary (Scelsi) Peck, 63, of Wingate Residences, 140 Melbourne Road,...

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Stanley Bednarz, 73

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Stanley Bednarz, 73, of Adams died on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Berkshire...

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Philip J. Constantino

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Philip James Constantino, 48, of Pittsfield passed away suddenly May 15,...

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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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New Pittsfield's Business...

If you want to talk business in Pittsfield, Michael Coakley is...

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North Adams Planners OK...

The former Excelsior Print mill on Roberts Drive has been...

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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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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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Music & Art Come Together...

Dirty, dusty and out of tune, these castoffs found new partners as...

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BCC Rededicates Theater to...

When Catherine Addy was hired to become Berkshire Community College's...

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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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'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

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ArtWeek to Launch Across Massachusetts

For the first time, ArtWeek events will take place across the commonwealth, with a presence in 155 neighborhoods and towns across all six regions of the state. click for more

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SVHC Auxiliary Hosts Exhibit of School Children’s...

The show includes pieces selected from more than 200 kindergarten through 12th-grade students representing each of the eight schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Tavern at The A

Tavern at The A Q&A 

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

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Flavours Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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