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New Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in Windsor

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A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on the Windsor/Cummington line on Route 9. State police are withholding identification of the 31-year-old man pending family notification. He was inititially taken to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield and then to Baystate... click for more

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Adams Takes Action Against Duke's Sand and Gravel

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Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco held an informational meeting for park and surrounding area residents Thursday to explain procedurally how the town will penalize John Duquette Jr., the owner of Duke's, who town officials say has broken town zoning bylaws by moving his operation into the buffer... click for more

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Williamstown ZBA Continues Hearing on Lehovec Property...

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The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday decided to continue its hearing on issuing special permits to allow a 77-room hotel at 562 Main St. At the end of a marathon meeting marked by repeated concerns from neighboring residents, the ZBA voted to hold a site visit before its May 18 meeting, at... click for more

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Scholz Running Again Cheshire Select Board

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E. Richard Scholz believes with his experience in business he is the right candidate to bring change to Cheshire. Scholz, who currently serves on the Advisory Board, has made two previous runs for selectman and heads his own telecommunications consulting firm. He has 20-plus years' experience in... click for more

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Pittsfield Council To Hold Hearing On Capital...

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The city is looking to spend some $23.5 million on capital projects next year. Mayor Linda Tyer has submitted a capital budget of $9.1 million for city projects and $14.4 million for water and sewer. The debt incurred from the $9.1 million would be paid for through the city's annual budget while... click for more

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Substance Abuse Prevention Part 1: The Data

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Prevention is just one aspect of tackling the opioid problem in the county. So far signs show local efforts are working, but that local effort still have a lot of work ahead of them. Over the last 10 years data collected from the Berkshire United Way is showing a decreasing percentage of county... click for more

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St. John To Make Run For Cheshire Select Board

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Edmund St. John IV is running for selectman to advocate for Cheshire and help move the town forward. He said he decided to run because he wanted to be able to do more for the town he has lived in since the age of 10. click for more

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New Gallery Drawn by North Adams' Air of Contemporary...

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A new art gallery in downtown North Adams is the result of the city's unique relationship with contemporary art as a lure to artists from other places. Gravity Gallery co-owners Lynn Richardson and Paul McMullan first became acquainted with the city in 2012 when both artists displayed work in... click for more

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Berkshires Beat: Humane Race...

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Receives...

The family returned their... 

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BHS Doctor Honored As 2017...

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Biz Briefs: Otto's Breakfast...

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New DeGrenier, Mount Everett Edge...

The Mount Everett softball team Monday evening earned a 2-0 win over...

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New Harrison Homers in Drury...

Ryan Dubie threw a complete game for the Drury baseball team on...

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New Chicopee Girls Lax Edges Lee

Meryl Phair scored seven goals in a losing cause for the Lee High girls lacrosse team on Monday. click for more

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New Mestre, Taconic Shut Out Mount Greylock

The Taconic baseball team Monday improved to 6-0. click for more

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New Stone Leads Taconic Boys Lacrosse to Victory

The Taconic boys lacrosse team Monday knocked off St. Mary's of Westfield. click for more

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New Goyette, McCann Tech Shut Out Commerce on Road

Megan Goyette had a strong day in the circle and at the plate for McCann Tech on Monday. click for more

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Pittsfield Junior Bowlers Earn...

Four bowlers from the Pittsfield Junior League have qualified for...

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Obituaries

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Antonina F. St. Pierre, 98

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Antonina Frances "Nina" (Matranga) St. Pierre, 98, of North...

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David A. Spaniol, 65

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — David Alan Spaniol, 65, of Great Barrington died unexpectedly at home...

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Ralph Mason Jr. celebration

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A Celebration of the Life for Ralph Clinton Mason Jr. of Williamstown,...

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Marion J. Dobbert, 77

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Marion Joan (Zwiercan) Dobbert, 77, of North Adams, Mass., died Friday...

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Shirley Ann Barry, 90

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Shirley Ann Barry, 90, of North Adams, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at...

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Richard O. Rouse Jr., 96

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Richard Oliver Rouse Jr., 96, the Mary A. and William Wirt Warren...

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Francis H. Lemieux, 82

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Francis Hector Lemieux, 82, of Clarksburg, died Thursday, April 20, 2017,...

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Liana Anna Knox, 89

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Liana Anna Marie Guidi Knox, 89, of Clarksburg died Wednesday, April 19,...

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Helen Stroup, 95

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Helen Stroup, 95, formerly of 37 Dewey Ave. went home to God peacefully on...

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in...

A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on...

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Husband's Ex-Girlfriend Charged in Case of...

The husband of missing Clarksburg woman Joanne Ringer is the "sole...

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Muraca Buys Nuclea Assets,...

Patrick Muraca is picking up where he left off with Nuclea...

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money...

Prior to the projected move-in date, Berkshire Money Management...

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Adams Takes Action Against...

Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco held an informational meeting...

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in...

A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on...

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Husband's Ex-Girlfriend Charged in Case of...

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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: Support Pollinator Resolution

Bees are disappearing at an alarming rate, as emphasized by Williams...

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Letter: Say No to Immigration, Yes to Making...

What needs to happen is the "Mayor" should be protecting who is...

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Bidwell House Museum Taps New Executive Director

Effective May 1, Kowalski will take over the director position from...

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Berkshire County Arc CEO Receives Prestigious...

The Sheraton Hotel Framingham was full of many supporters as Singer...

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Recognizes...

In addition to the awards, several providers were recognized for...

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Norman Rockwell Museum...

The family returned their claims payment to Chubb in exchange for the...

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New Gallery Drawn by North...

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Bidwell House Museum Taps New Executive Director

Effective May 1, Kowalski will take over the director position from Barbara Palmer, who has served the museum as executive director for the past seven and a half years. click for more

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'Going in Style': Bank Heist Steals Your Heart

A convivial give-and-take alternates between the sad economic facts about senior citizens in the richest country in the world having to choose between medicine and food, and the wacky, near burlesque, devil-may-care antics of these three indomitable regalers of life's pageant. And, just to pepper... click for more

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'Ghost in the Shell': Machine Politics

They have been duped into thinking that things will be better for them in their demagogue's phony world, and enthusiastically bear false witness to obfuscate the quest for honesty. Such is what is sown out of fear and in search of pie-in-the-sky solutions. It is much easier to believe in ideology... click for more

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Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Names...

Balint's mission is to enhance the relevance and reputation of HAHS member sites in their communities so as to contribute to a national conversation on the arts in American public life. click for more

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Three Dog Night Concert Being Planned For Wahconah...

Three Dog Night could be bringing joy to Wahconah Park this summer. The Parks Commission on Thursday approved a request from Berkshire Radio Group Vice President Peter Barry to use the park on Saturday, August 26 for the concert. Barry is in the "exploratory phase" of possibly putting on the... click for more

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Berkshire, Bennington Cultural Institutions Create...

The five institutions are using the ArtCountry collaboration to advertise North Berkshire and the west corner of Southern Vermont as a singular destination of cultural attractions and natural resources. It recently ran a full-page ad in the New York Times and developed a website with museum and... click for more

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