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North Adams Third-Graders Get Free Swimming...

All North Adams third-graders will be provided free swim lessons through a donation from All Saints Episcopal Church and the Northern Berkshire Family YMCA. According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death to children ages 1... click for more

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat a blaze in a multi-family building on Dalton Avenue. Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski said a family of five was taken to Berkshire Medical Center for smoke inhalation during the blaze which completely destroyed the apartment... click for more

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BCC Enters Home Stretch Of Renovation Project

The state's oldest community college is starting to look more like the newest. Berkshire Community College is wrapping up renovations to two academic buildings. The $30 million renovations have been underway since the spring of 2015. The renovated Melville Hall was opened on June 1 and... click for more

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Lanesborough Neighbors Opposing Day Care On...

Should a day care operate in a residential neighborhood? That is a question facing officials in Lanesborough as a day care opened in a Sunrise Street home and the neighbors are worried about the impacts it will have on the neighborhood. Those opposing the day care say it is operating as a... click for more

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Pittsfield Council Questions Snow Plowing...

Cars on the road, sidewalks being plowed in, and speeding are all continual concerns for the City Council when it comes to the city's management of snow storms. The council called on Commissioner of Public Services David Turocy Tuesday to discuss the snow plowing procedures. Turocy outlined the... click for more

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Acitivities Planned for King Day of Service on...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day this Monday will feature events and volunteer efforts across the county. In North Adams, the Martin Luther King Day Committee welcomes volunteers for its 24th annual Day of Service and celebratory lunch. click for more

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Mount Greylock Building Committee Hears Good News,...

The Mount Greylock Regional School Building Committee on Tuesday approved a series of potential cost reductions that officials hope never to implement. By a unanimous vote, the panel OK'd the recommendations of its value engineering working group, which was charged with evaluating design... click for more

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Lee's Retzel, Mount Greylock's...

This week's iBerkshires.com/Jiminy Peak Athletes of the Week come...

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Hoosac Valley Girls to Host...

Five Berkshire County girls basketball teams will be in action at...

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Drury Boys Blow Out Greenfield

The Drury boys basketball team Saturday improved to 9-1. click for more

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Carpenter, Mount Everett Girls Survive Matinee at...

The Mount Everett girls basketball team Saturday improved to 7-3 this season. click for more

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Berkshire County Nordic League Continues at Mohawk...

Mount Greylock's boys and girls cross country ski teams continued their winning ways on Saturday at Mohawk Trail Regional. click for more

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Pioneer Valley Boys Down Mount Everett

The Mount Everett boys basketball team Saturday was done in by a rough third quarter at Pioneer Valley Tech. click for more

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Bruins Bag Banner With OT Win...

The Berkshire Bruins' Bantam team came from behind to defeat Avon,...

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Aiden Engle of Berkshire Bruins scores to trim a 3-1 deficit in the...
VIDEO: Nate Haley of the Berkshire Bruins makes two big saves in the...
VIDEO: Caleb Kollmer scores in the second OT Sunday night to give the...

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Obituaries

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Stephen J. Arasimowicz, 64

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Stephen J. Arasimowicz, 64, of 42 Wilshire Drive died Wednesday, January 11,...

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Theodore Underhill Jr., 88

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Theodore Edward Underhill Jr., 88, of Stearns Avenue died Tuesday, January...

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Robert A. Randall, 51

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Robert Allen Randall, 51, of North Adams died Tuesday, January 10, 2017,...

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Helene Belini, 86

ADAMS, Mass. — Helene Belini, 86, formerly of 75 Commercial St., passed away Friday, January 6,...

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G. Thomas Wheeler, 64

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — G. Thomas Wheeler, 64, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 7,...

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Keith A. Worthington, 63

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Keith Aaron Worthington, 63, of Clarksburg died Thursday, January 12, 2017,...

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Cheryl J. Yarter, 70

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Cheryl Jeanette (Lafave) Yarter, 70, of Williamstown died on January 11,...

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V. Marguerite Chittenden, 93

ADAMS, Mass. — V. Marguerite (Isabelle) Chittenden, 93, of Adams died peacefully at her home on...

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Marjorie Wasilenko, 92

ADAMS, Mass. — Mrs. Marjorie Ann (Robinson) Wasilenko, 92, formerly of Adams, died on Tuesday,...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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New Biz Briefs: 'Farm to Fork' Bike...

The ride course, with options for all abilities ranging from 10...

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Lanesborough Neighbors Opposing...

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Small Business Revolution...

The Small Business Revolution is a movement spearheaded by...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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The Independent Investor: Gyms Are Counting on...

Some researchers believe that the health & wellness industry will top...

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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 BMCís Dental Clinic

This collaboration between CHP and BHS will help provide improved...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Chief Nursing...

Nominees for the award possess clinical expertise and scholarship in...

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Guest Column: Going to the Dogs

Years ago, cities and towns started eliminating the swimming pools...

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Letter: Condemn Trump/Bannon

I stood before this City Council in 2003 to ask the council to stand...

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Queen sets starting at $299. Solomon's Furniture. Berkshire Mall Lanesboro, MA

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Announces Three...

"These individuals have unique skills and experiences and will make...

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Flying Cloud Institute Appoints New Executive...

Rundle will step into her new role on January 16. As planned, Jane...

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Berkshire Design Staffer Receives Architectural...

Bartini has more than 14 years of experience in the architectural...

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Adams Arts Group Win State...

The Adams Arts Advisory Board's efforts to create an economic economy...

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'Why Him?': Why Waste Your...

In all fairness, Franco's billionaire dolt is occasionally enamoring...

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Norman Rockwell Museum to Present Workshops for...

Students of all skill levels are welcome, and will have the opportunity to advance their work and strengthen their portfolio. click for more

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'Manchester by the Sea': Set your Movie GPS

An intermeshing of various, different periods of Lee's life, while always returning to the present, smartly serves the exposition, engagingly builds the lore, and, daring to be existential, emphasizes the entire time continuum panorama that comprises our existence. It is this overall gist mixed... click for more

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'Nocturnal Animals': Subspecies: Human

Good thing this is merely the fiction within a novel that Susan, the female lead in director Tom Ford's "Nocturnal Animals," is reading. She can put it down any time she wishes. But all the same it's mesmerizing, and because she senses the story contains eerie messages and symbolism relating to her... click for more

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Norman Rockwell Museum Offers Berkshire County...

The museum uses Rockwell's narrative images to support learning in the classroom in relation to history, language arts and art, and educators have also found meaningful connections with regard to social/emotional learning and ESL themes. click for more

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Wilco's 2017 Solid Sound Festival Tickets Now on...

Conceived by Wilco and inaugurated in 2010, Solid Sound will again present Wilco as hosts and headliners and will feature an eclectic, Wilco-selected musical lineup of indie, rock, jazz, and more, as well as performances by Wilco members' side-projects. click for more

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'Rules Don't Apply': The Politics of Entitlement

At worst this is a mostly harmless, self-deluding sort of identification, and not the far-flung type that props up autocrats. All of which makes us wonder about Beatty's goal. Aside from drolly showing that his acting chops are intact, the progressive humanism that has long been the hallmark of his... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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