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Cumberland Farms Hearing Continued Until After Community...

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For the second time this summer, the convenience store chain has requested a continuation of its public hearing on its proposal to build a new gas station on Commercial Street. The hearing has been rescheduled to Sept. 11. click for more

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North Berkshire Youth Work Programs Recognize Graduates

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Durocher was one of 20 students who successfully completed this year's summer programs that brought young people into participating businesses and organizations to experience not only a work environment but tryout potential careers. click for more

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Scooter-User Threatened With Fines on Rail Trail

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The state Department of Conservation and Recreation has confirmed that rules that ban the use of motorized vehicles such as snowmobiles or motorcycles don't apply to adaptive equipment such as scooters and wheelchairs. click for more

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North Adams Planners OK Lodging, Coffeehouse Plans for...

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Owner and manager Wayne Gelinas appeared before the Planning Board on Monday with a presentation on how he will restore the closed gift shop, rebuild cabins and turn the residence into a wine and coffee bar. He anticipates the renovations and construction would be done in three phases. click for more

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Adams to Address Safety Concerns at Russell Field

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With the Russell Field Renovation Project delayed at least another season, the Parks Commission agreed to put efforts into resolving a few safety issues at the park — specifically with the softball field. click for more

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Cheshire Needs to Fix Fire Station Roof

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St. John, who serves as superintendent of building and grounds, said the repair of this small portion of the roof is estimated to cost $64,566. This, with the $24,000 the town originally allocated to make the repairs plus other smaller costs, brings the amount to approximately $95,000. click for more

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Historical Society Sets 271st Anniversary Event for Fort...

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The commemoration also marks the 271st anniversary of the rebuilding of Fort Massachusetts. Wendy Champney and her group Save Fort Massachusetts Memorial have fought long and hard to preserve the land that the original fort stood upon, and in past years have stressed the importance of celebrating... click for more

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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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Drury Announces Fall Practice Starts

Drury High's first football practice of the season will be Friday evening at the high school. click for more

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McCann Tech Announces Fall Practice Starts

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

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Obituaries

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John Bove, 59

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — John Anthony Bove, 59, of Pittsfield died unexpectedly on Friday, August...

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David J. Riddell, 42

DALTON, Mass. — David Joseph Riddell, 42, of 30 Elaine Avenue, Dalton, passed away Saturday,...

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Eileen N. Boyer, 86

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Eileen Noella (Boyer) Boyer, 86, of Williamstown, Mass., died...

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Dale A. Bona, 71

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Dale Ann (Reimer) Bona, 71, of Clarksburg, Mass., died on Wednesday, August...

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Esther L. Nichlen, 60

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Esther Lorraine Nichlen, 60, of North Adams died Sunday, August 12, 2018,...

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Marilyn M. Bailey, 84

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Marilyn M. Bailey, otherwise known as “Gram,” passed away...

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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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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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Cumberland Farms Hearing...

For the second time this summer, the convenience store chain has...

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North Adams Planners OK...

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

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Bank...

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

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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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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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New Mass MoCA Announces Its Fall...

Theatergoers are going to be mad about Mass MoCA this fall. Jon...

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New Enjoy Great Music at...

During this penultimate week of the Tanglewood Music Festival, the...

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New Unique Musical Shows Coming to Berkshires This...

It’s an unusual week for music in the Berkshires, with one-offs on offer at two of the major venues in the county. click for more

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North Adams Arts Commission Authority Change Draws...

Mayor Thomas Bernard submitted an amended ordinance to the City Council that removes the commission's control on approving public art installations, turning it into a recommending body on par with certain other city boards, and also addressing a host of grammatical and word changes. click for more

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413Heart Music & Arts Festival Returns to Dalton

All activities during the day Saturday and Sunday are free. Evening performances are ticketed for various prices, an all festival pass is $45. Tickets are available online. The festival is being held at the Stationery Factory at 63 Flansburg Ave. click for more

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Jazz Camp to Be Hosted at Hoosac Valley

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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'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

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

Manny's Pizza Q&A click for more

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Korean Garden Q&A

Korean Garden Q&A click for more

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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