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The Independent Investor: Why Stocks Continue to Climb

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But before you give credit, make sure you know where and who to give credit to. Don't look to the world's elected leaders as the cause, despite their claims. Quite the contrary, most elected officials worldwide did nothing. Some, like those in the U.S., actually prolonged the crisis by cutting... click for more

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Tyer Officially Appoints Wynn As Pittsfield's Chief of...

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Mayor Linda Tyer is looking to remove the word "acting" from Police Chief Michael Wynn's title. The mayor is asking the City Council to as chief, a role he has been serving for a decade under an acting provision. Wynn had been promoted to administrative captain in 2007, essentially managing the... click for more

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Craneville Students Show Gratitude to Veterans

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Freedom is not free. At Craneville Elementary School the freedom to wear hats in class cost the students $1. click for more

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Price Chopper Donating Fort Mass Park to North Adams

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Price Chopper is making a gift of one of the city's oldest historical sites: Fort Massachusetts. The park, which includes a chimney from the1930s replica and a plaque, sits in the northeast corner of the parking lot of the closed supermarket. click for more

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Williamstown Record Store Owner Looking to Sell...

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March has sold plenty of LPs and compact discs in 40 years at Toonerville Trolley Records on Water Street, but his days at the location are coming to an end. click for more

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Tyer Administration Submits Proposal To Overhaul Trash...

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The City Council has begun a lengthy debate over changes proposed for the curbside trash pick up program. Mayor Linda Tyer has put forth a plan to switch to a toter system, which is seen as a way to increase recycling, reduce costs to the city, and combat blight. The city would provide a... click for more

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Berkshire County Arc Recognizes Achievement at Annual...

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Berkshire County Arc celebrated the efforts of clients like the Mozos and its employees on Friday morning and helped the Berkshire delegation get an idea of how critical the agency is in the lives of some of the county's most vulnerable. click for more

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Two Pittsfield Firefighters Honored By Governor For...

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Two city firefighters were honored by the governor for meritorious conduct. Lt. Michael D'Avella and Firefighter Robitaille were given awards for meritorious conduct on Tuesday by Gov. Charlie Baker, Public Safety Sec. Daniel Bennett, and Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey. click for more

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Hoosac Valley's Bush, Mount...

The final iBerkshires.com/Bedard Bros Athletes of the Week for the...

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Hoosac Valley Runs Over...

The Hoosac Valley football team won its state semi-final in Westfield...

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Mount Greylock Girls Win State Title

The Mount Greylock girls cross country team Saturday won the Division 2 State Championship. click for more

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'Proud' Wahconah Falls Just Short in State...

The Wahconah football team rallied but fell short in Saturday's state semi-final game. click for more

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Wahconah Recognized for Sportsmanship by MIAA

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

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Taconic Baseball Banquet of Champions Set for Dec....

The UNICO Berkshire County Baseball Hall of Fame and the Taconic Booster Club will celebrate the Taconic baseball team's 2017 state championship at a Dec. 22 banquet. 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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John Pinna, 82

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — John Benjamin Pinna, 82, of BerkshireTown Apartments, died Tuesday,...

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Dennis J. Whitney, 62

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Dennis John Whitney, 62, of North Adams, Mass., died peacefully on Monday,...

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Alice Saunders, 88

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Alice (Walker) Saunders, 88, of North Adams, Mass., died on Monday,...

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Patricia M. A. Heller, 38

ADAMS, Mass. — Patricia M. A. Heller, 38, of Adams, Mass., died Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at...

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Carol (Anderson) Begin, 79

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Carol (Anderson) Begin, 79, passed away on November 18, 2017, after a long...

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Ruth E. Verones, 90

ALFORD, Mass. — Ruth Verones died on November 9, 2017, at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington....

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Lawrence E. Chilson, 58

MIDDLETON, N.H. — Lawrence Edward “Larry” Chilson, 58, of 109 Route 153, Middleton,...

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Alice L. Wilmot, 91

WEST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Alice Louise Wilmot, 91, of 101 West Center Road, West Stockbridge,...

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Jeanne M. Mattox, 67

DALTON, Mass. — Jeanne Marie (Buckler) Mattox, 67, of Dalton, Mass., died Saturday November 18,...

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Missing Pittsfield Plane Crashed in Vermont

The pilot was identified late Thursday afternoon as Norman Baker, 89,...

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Motorist Misses Hairpin Turn, Speeds Into Golden...

A driver headed up the Mohawk Trail missed the Hairpin Turn...

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Pittsfield Police Break Up Alleged Prostitution...

Police have broken up an alleged prostitution ring. Police...

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Williamstown Zoning Board OKs...

The Zoning Board of Appeals last week issued three special...

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Cheryl Mirer Hired as New...

Cheryl Mirer remembers driving from Otis to the city to go on...

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@theMarket: Sweet Spot for the Markets

The economy, unemployment and inflation have all been moving in the...

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The Independent Investor: Why Stocks Continue to...

But before you give credit, make sure you know where and who to give...

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Missing Pittsfield Plane Crashed in Vermont

The pilot was identified late Thursday afternoon as Norman Baker, 89,...

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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: 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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Cheryl Mirer Hired as New Downtown Pittsfield...

Cheryl Mirer remembers driving from Otis to the city to go on art...

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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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Volunteers Prep For Third...

The Children's Holiday Extravaganza returns for the third year on...

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'Murder on the Orient...

If this is your first trip aboard Christie's legendary choo-choo,...

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Mount Everett Fall Festival Features Bard's 'Romeo...

Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 10, both at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Consolati Performing Arts Center (TAC PAC). Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and seniors. click for more

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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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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A click for more

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