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Williamstown Road Work Scheduled on Sand Springs,...

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The Town of Williamstown will be repaving Sand Springs Road and Bridges Road beginning Thursday. click for more

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MCLA, BCC Agreement Bolsters Early Ed Degree Programs

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Heather Thompson started going to college in 1998. And then found out she was expecting a child. She returned home to Berkshires and six months after giving birth, enrolled at Berkshire Community College. click for more

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Cemetery Commission Seeks Engineer Study of Bellevue...

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The town will use an engineering firm to gather cost estimates for expanding the Department of Public Works facility at Bellevue Cemetery. The Cemetery Commission was asked to use funds to either replace or add on to the existing garage and after a tour of the grounds Monday, commissioners... click for more

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Williams College to Shut Down Electricity Three Days...

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Williams College's campus will undergo a total blackout for three days this summer while the school installs two large generators. click for more

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Pittsfield's Clapp Park Could Be Next To See Major...

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Clapp Park could see a major upgrade in the coming years. The city has partnered with the Rotary Club and the Buddy Pellerin Field Committee on a state grant to complete a major park renovation. click for more

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Proposed Renewable Energy Line to Run Through Cheshire

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A proposed renewable energy utility line may pass through town adjacent to existing electricity lines. The project will be bid as part of the Massachusetts Clean Energy request for proposals that was created by the Clean Energy legislation that passed last July. The legislation forces energy... click for more

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Moulton Making Second Run for North Adams Mayor

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The mayoral race is beginning to get crowded with the appearance of a fourth candidate in Robert M. Moulton Jr. The city councilor pulled papers last Friday for a second run at the corner office. click for more

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Berkshire County Education Task Force's Single-District...

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The chairman of the Berkshire County Education Task Force says he was as surprised as anyone when the group voted to recommend a single school district for the county's 30 towns and two cities. But John Hockridge is convinced that the proposal makes sense for students and taxpayers alike. click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Golf Coach

McCann Tech in North Adams is looking for a varsity golf coach for...

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Puppolo Headed to JuCo...

Hoosac Valley graduate Kali Puppolo in the fall will join one of the...

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Taconic's Peaslee, Whiteley Shine in Senior...

More than 20 recently graduated high school football players from Berkshire County helped their team win the inaugural Western Mass All-Star Game on Friday night. click for more

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Lacrosse Officials Honor Mount Greylock's Hadley

The Berkshire County Lacrosse Officials Association have honored Mount Greylock senior Cam Hadley with a sportsmanship award. click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Cheerleading Coach

McCann Tech is in need of a cheerleading coach for the fall and winter seasons. click for more

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New Football Alignment Spreads Out Berkshire...

The nine Berkshire County football-playing schools will compete in four leagues, and some rivalry games are off the schedule click for more

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New Pittsfield National League...

The Pittsfield National League Little League Thursday dropped into...

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Obituaries

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Timothy H. Rice, 64

WINDSOR, Mass. — Mr. Timothy H. Rice, 64, of Windsor, Mass., died early Tuesday morning, July...

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Alf B. Pedersen, 97

MONTEREY, Mass. — Alf Bjorn Pedersen, 97, longtime resident of Monterey, died peacefully July...

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Nannette Dunn, 96

LEE, Mass. — Nannette “Nan” Dunn, 96, passed away peacefully in her sleep on...

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Stephen Cozzaglio, 86

LEE, Mass. — Stephen A. Cozzaglio, of 60 Davis St., Lee, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at...

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Betty Lou Lucchese, 87

LEE, Mass. — Betty Lou Lucchese, 87, of Lee died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Fairview Commons...

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Ruben W. Shay, 93

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Ruben William Shay of Williamstown, formerly of North Adams, died at home...

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Ernest Shaw, 71

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Ernest R. Shaw, 71, of 28 Swamp Road in Lanesborough passed away on...

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Halsey G. McLain, 93

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Halsey Grant McLain, 93, of Williamstown, Mass., died Saturday, July 15,...

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Bob Circe, 83

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Bob Circe, 83, of Yuba City, Calif., died June 19, 2017 at Rideout...

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Body Found on Mount Greylock Identified as Great...

The body discovered Monday afternoon on Mount Greylock has been...

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North Adams Police Make Arrests in 2 Stabbing...

The city has seen two stabbings within one week and police have made...

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BMC, Nurses Return to...

In the middle of a strike authorization vote and the union...

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North Adams ZBA Approves...

Porches Inn was given a special permit and waivers that will...

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Body Found on Mount Greylock Identified as Great...

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North Adams Police Make Arrests in 2 Stabbing...

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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: Skate Park's Sign of the Times

When this was posted on social media recently, two camps formed. One...

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Letter: Help Dad Quit Smoking for a Happy...

Are you looking for an original, meaningful, and inexpensive Father's...

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Letter: Restore children's art

Assume that part of Mass Moca's mission is to promote, preserve and...

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Adams Community Bank Honors Employees for Their...

Annually the banks hosts a retirement and service milestone event to...

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Berkshire County Arc Awards Scholarships to Five...

Funds for the scholarships were raised through Berkshire County Arc's...

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Williams College Awards Three Faculty Members...

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Region Hosting Variety of Classical Musical...

With programs across the region, concertgoers will have a wide range of classical music to enjoy in venues large and small: from solo piano and orchestral to opera and musical theater in concert; from chamber music to a thrilling Bach Brandenburg Concerto. click for more

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Berkshire Museum Unveils 'Reinvention Plan'

The Berkshire Museum was faced with a choice - change, move or die. For the last decade, the museum has faced a $1.1 million deficit in its budget, setting a course for failure. Director Van Shields described it as a threat to the museum's future. In response, the museum has crafted a bold $60... click for more

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North Adams Honored for 'Putting the Berkshires on...

North Adams has been selected to receive 1Berkshires' 2017 Putting the Berkshires on the Map award in recognition of the substantial contribution that the community has made to the economy of the Berkshires. This recognition will be presented at the seventh annual Celebrate the Berkshires event... click for more

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Classical Beat: Great Music Abounds at Tanglewood,...

Tanglewood, the nation's largest and most prestigious summer music presenter, officially opens its 77th classical festival season. Here's a rundown of the concerts and performers from July 5-11. As if that's not enough, don't miss out on the brilliant offerings at Taconic Music and Tannery Pond... click for more

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First Annual 'Mastheads' Writers Residency Kicks...

The Mastheads have launched. Five writers will be spending the month of July working out of small studios placed throughout the city. The studios are all inspired by 19th-century authors as part of an art, history, and architectural project headed by Tessa Kelly and Christopher Parkinson. The... click for more

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Clarks Kicks Off Summer Series July 4 With Across...

The free family outdoor concert at 6:30 on July 4 features Across the Pond, a popular Beatles tribute band, performing songs from The Beatles catalog 1963-1969, including "Let It Be," "She Loves You," "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." click for more

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