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Adams Board of Health Wants to Clean Up Town

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The Board of Health thinks a community cleanup campaign will renew a sense of pride in the town. Member Bruce Shepley said in his own neighborhood, he took it upon himself to mow unsightly properties and alert the authorities when late-night loitering becomes a nuisance. click for more

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National Grid Plans New Transmission Line Through Seven...

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National Grid is looking to run another power line mostly along the existing lines which cut through town from Hancock. Peter Kavanaugh, from National Grid, said the plan is to run a 600-megawatt line through Nassau and Stephentown, N.Y. cross the border into Hancock, into Lanesborough, to... click for more

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Williamstown's Village Ambulance on Better Financial...

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Village Ambulance Service is on a better financial footing now than it was at the beginning of the year, and a study group looking its long term viability has a consultant’s report to consider steps going forward, the president of the non-profit’s board of directors said Monday. click for more

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Former North Adams Mayor Barrett Announces Candidacy for...

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John Barrett III has been working for the people of Northern Berkshire County in a variety of jobs for more than three decades. Now, he hopes to do one more job and help bring more jobs to the county in the process. click for more

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No Preliminary Needed In Pittsfield Elections

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There won't be a need for a preliminary election. The last day to file nomination papers for signature certification was Monday and not enough candidates have been nominated to require a preliminary election. However, there will be races for nearly every ward and for the at large seats on the... click for more

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Deaths Of City Couple

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Police are investing the deaths of a city couple. Police say the bodies of John and Celeste Kordana, 53 and 39, were found in their Harryel Street home on Monday. The bodies are being transferred to the Holyoke Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death, though the... click for more

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Report: Pittsfield Officer Used Excessive Force, Lied...

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An internal affairs report contends that Officer Michael McHugh tried to cover up an assault committed by his friend Jason LaBelle, who was arraigned on assault charges on Monday. click for more

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Williamstown Zoning Board Weighs College's Hotel,...

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The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday continued its hearing on Williams College's applications for special permits to allow construction of a new inn and the reconfiguration of the public parking lot at the bottom of Spring Street. 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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Upper Valley Rallies for...

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Obituaries

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Jennie Lancia, 97

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Jennie Natalina Masdea Lancia, 97, of Berkshire Town Apartments passed away...

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Mary Catherine Langlois, 86

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Mary Catherine (Goddard) Bessette Langlois, 86, of Clarksburg, Mass., died...

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Donald H. Whelpley, 92

HINSDALE, Mass. — Donald Howe Whelpley, 92, of 140 East Washington Road, Hinsdale, died...

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William D. Carty, 86

DALTON, Mass. — William David Carty, 86, of Dalton, Mass., died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at...

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Beatrice R. Fortini, 89

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Beatrice Rose (Perras) Fortini, 89, of North Adams, Mass., died Monday...

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Sarah L. Lowry, 90

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Sarah Leona (Jones) Randall Lowry, 90, of North Adams, Mass., died Monday,...

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Edward M. Bailey, 81

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Edward Michael Bailey, 81, of Williamstown, Mass., died Thursday July 20,...

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Eloise H. Brown, 69

DALTON, Mass. — Eloise H. Brown, 69, of 17 Washington Street, Dalton, died Monday, July 17,...

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John H. Beckwith Sr., 80

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — John H. Beckwith Sr., "Bootsie," 80, of Great Barrington,...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Deaths Of City...

Police are investing the deaths of a city couple. Police say the...

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Report: Pittsfield Officer Used Excessive Force,...

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New North Adams Council OKs Sale...

The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved the sale...

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State Broadband Initiative...

In April of last year, the Massachusetts Broadband Initiative...

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North Adams Board of Health OKs...

The inspectors also looked into a Facebook complaint about ants...

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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 President Named Head of Mass...

O'Brien will serve a one-year term as chairman. He was one of nine...

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Centers for Living and Rehabilitation Welcomes...

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Pittsfield Cooperative Bank Names Chief...

DeBlieux Speed will be responsible for leading the bank's development...

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New Classical 'High Season'...

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Shire City Sessions Returns...

The Shire City Sessions are back. The weekly concert series takes...

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Tanglewood and Sevenars: Classical Music Heaven

Both venues present wonderful music performed at magnificent venues in pristine, bucolic settings by marvelous performers click for more

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North Adams Eagle Street Logo, Artist Commissions...

New signage, outdoor seating, public art, and the addition of a seasonal parklet are just some of the new additions that this grant, submitted through the NAMAzing Eagle Street Initiative (NESI), will help support. click for more

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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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