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North Adams City Food Collection Benefits Friendship...

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The annual drive collects nonperishable foods from the North Adams Public Schools, City Hall, Police Department, Fire Department, Spitzer Center and the library. click for more

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Mediator Helping Cheshire, Adams Officials With...

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Selectmen Chairman Robert Ciskowski told his colleagues on Tuesday that the initial "Community Paradigm Working Group" meeting between several select, finance and school officials of the two towns was productive. click for more

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Pittsfield Places Annual Christmas Tree in Park Square

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The city's Christmas tree has arrived. City workers, with help from L.P. Adams, installed the 35-foot donated tree Thursday morning. Weighing just about one ton, the tree was donated by Broadway Street residents Teena Guenther and her husband Paul Askew. click for more

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Lanesborough to Join Mosquito Control Project

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A mosquito control program will start in the spring following an affirmative vote at Tuesday's special town meeting. Lanesborough becomes the ninth town the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project will operate in. The state-backed agency focuses on reducing mosquito populations and monitoring... click for more

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Williamstown Town Meeting OKs Police Station Land...

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Voters OKd the $300,000 acquisition of .42 acres on Simonds Road (U.S. Route 7), including the building that used to be the Turner House for veterans. When the non-profit Turner House announced its plan to suspend operations, the town in October 2016 the site as a potential site to replace the... click for more

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North Adams Council Accepts Land for Bike Path

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The city is planning to piggyback the 1-mile section in North Adams informally named for the late state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi, a longtime bike path proponent, onto the 2.5-mile route in Williamstown to tap into soon-to-expire federal scenic byway money. click for more

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Taconic's DeMartino Commits to Hartford for Baseball

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Taconic senior Drew DeMartino is graduating six months early to attend college and play baseball at the University of Hartford. click for more

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Wahconah Recognized for...

Wahconah Regional High School was recognized by the MIAA on Friday.

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Taconic Baseball Banquet of...

The UNICO Berkshire County Baseball Hall of Fame and the Taconic...

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Taconic's DeMartino Commits to Hartford for...

Taconic senior Drew DeMartino is graduating six months early to attend college and play baseball at the University of Hartford. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Looks to Consolidate Its...

Hoosac Valley High School wants to properly recognize all of its championship teams on the walls of its gym. click for more

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Monument Mountain's Blanchard Leads Berkshire...

The Berkshire County North Division coaches have named their all-league team for 2017. click for more

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Mount Greylock Harriers Earn Athlete of the Week...

Mount Greylock's Jesse Seid and Jacqueline Wells are this week's Athletes of the Week. click for more

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Boino, UMass Home Thursday in...

Several area alumni are competing with their teams in NCAA tournament...

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2017 Black Friday

Here we go! Start your... 

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New Tree Lightings & Holiday Events...

Roundup of tree lightings and... 

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Holiday Festivals and Craft...

This is the season of holiday... 

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Biz Briefs: Greylock Donates...

Each visit provides not only... 

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Obituaries

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Doris M. Perrault, 87

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Mrs. Doris Marguerite (Murray) Perrault, 87, of Cheshire died early Wednesday...

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Oliver M. Rondeau Jr., 69

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Oliver Murry Rondeau Jr., 69, of Clarksburg, Mass., died on Monday,...

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Dorothy M. Quaglietti, 96

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mrs. Dorothy M. (Smith) Lavigne Quaglietti, 96, formerly of 176 Columbus...

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Laura J. Polzella, 63

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Laura Jean Polzella, 63, of Sheffield, passed away peacefully on October 24,...

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Derek C. Gentile, 62

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Derek C. Gentile, 62, of Great Barrington died unexpectedly early...

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Beatrice I. Lancto, 86

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Beatrice Irene (Spofford) Lancto, 86, of Williamstown, Mass., died on...

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James R. Gazzaniga, 87

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — James Robert Gazzaniga, 87, of Williamstown, Mass., died Monday, November...

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Margaret Clarke, 97

LEE, Mass. — Margaret Davis Clarke died November 10, 2017, at Kindred Nursing and...

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Rose V. Castagna, 88

RICHMOND, Mass. — Rose Viola Castagna, 88, of Richmond passed away Friday, November 10, 2017,...

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No One Injured in North Adams Head-On Collision

A head-on collision on Thursday closed a section of Massachusetts...

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Adams Woman Charged With Stealing Four Cars in...

Cheshire Police arrested an Adams woman Friday night who allegedly...

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New Williamstown Hardware Store...

William Aubuchon IV cut the ribbon on Aubuchon's Main Street...

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Waterstone Will Continue to...

Waterstone fully intends to move forward with a development at...

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Developers Submit Plans For...

Waterstone Retail has filed its request for a special permit to...

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No One Injured in North Adams Head-On Collision

A head-on collision on Thursday closed a section of Massachusetts...

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Adams Woman Charged With Stealing Four Cars in...

Cheshire Police arrested an Adams woman Friday night who allegedly...

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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: Great American Smokeout Is Nov. 16

Developed by the American Cancer Society, the Great American Smokeout...

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Letter: Alcombright Endorses Bernard for Mayor

The tasks are complex and no two days are the same. Challenges do not...

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On a Roll Cafe

2 Great locations: Pittsfield & Lenox MA. Daily homemade soups,all meats roasted on site.

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Miss Hall's School Students Recognized in...

The designation means that Hou and Tagliaferro placed among the top 5...

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Berkshire Money Management Hires Compliance...

Bills joins an already growing team of committed advisors and will be...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Appoints One to...

Kelly works as the chief financial officer for The Boma Project, a...

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Mount Everett Fall Festival...

Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 10, both at 7...

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'LBJ': Offers Hope From the...

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Court Gives Museum OK to Proceed With Art Sale

The Berkshire Museum's planned art sale will go forward. Judge John Agostini denied a request for a preliminary injunction, pausing the Sotheby's auction of some 40 pieces of artwork, starting next week and extending into March. Members of the Rockwell family, other donors, and Attorney General... click for more

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'Suburbicon': Where Seldom Is Heard a Tolerant...

Here, in a rare departure of form, though co-writing and producing, they've chosen George Clooney to direct what nonetheless bears their unique signature. While I've dubbed the crime story "Fargo Light," it's far from their best effort. click for more

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North Adams Arts Commission Reviewing Email...

Vice Chairwoman Erica Manville said there had not been much in the way of email during her time as chairman but believed that had picked up since Dixon, who was not present, had taken the leadership. The commission is only a couple years old and is only beginning to advance its mission of... click for more

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Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces...

The purpose of the BTCA and the Berkshire Theatre Awards is to promote and celebrate the quality and diversity of theater in the greater Berkshire region. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Nov. 6 on the St. Germain Stage in the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center at... click for more

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'Victoria and Abdul': The Queen and I

In this sweet, nicely filmed tale based on the actual relationship England's Queen Victoria had late in life with her Muslim Indian servant, Abdul Karim, oodles of feel-good charm temporarily anoint an egalitarian salve to a sense of fairness long abraded by social Darwinism. click for more

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'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women': La...

What immediately came to mind as the fascinating biopic unreeled, beginning with Dr. William Moulton Marston's days as a heralded psychology professor, was how many second-tier, illustrious people there are: folks who did something major, but who are now all but forgotten. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant

Grazie's Italian Restaurant... 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

Manny's Pizza Q&A click for more

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Flavours Q&A

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