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Mohawk Theater Ideas Run From Go-Karts to Arts...

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Those ideas and more were part of the out-of-the-box thinking at a forum Monday night to gather community feedback on possible uses for the long vacant Main Street movie house. click for more

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38 Graduate From The Adult Learning Center

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Ckahlysia Walker's grandmother was pretty much destined to fail. It was some 60 years old in South Carolina when she found out she was pregnant in an environment rigged against her. She hadn't finished high school. She moved to New Jersey, started her family there, and ultimately got a job she... click for more

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Adams Town Meeting Opts For Higher Administrator Salary...

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During Monday's annual town meeting, the 104 present members out 150 passed the bulk of the 25 articles in the first few minutes of the meeting that lasted just over an hour. However, they pumped the brakes on Article 6, the town administrator salary, which narrowly passed with 17 votes. click for more

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Charge of Leaving the Scene Dropped in Fatal Adams...

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Instead, David I. Sookey Jr. had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf on Monday in Berkshire Superior Court in Pittsfield for a single count of misleading, impeding and obstructing a police investigation. click for more

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Williams Hosts South Science Building Open House

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The $66 million structure that's been rising off Walden Street for nearly two years was opened to the public for two hours last Wednesday evening. click for more

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State House Passes Act That Helps Preserve Family Farms

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H.3915, An Act to establish estate tax valuation for farms, would change the method for assessment of the estate tax valuation for agricultural land. Pignatelli, of Lenox, worked with Hogan to include the agricultural estate tax reform bill as part of a larger environmental bond bill that seeks to... click for more

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Pittsfield Schools Considering Future Consolidations

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The most recent high water mark for enrollment in the Pittsfield Public Schools was 7,000 students in 1996. That number is down to 5,491. Schools like Morningside had 658 students then and now have just 374. Conte had 540 and now has 367. Reid Middle School had 803 students compared to 552... click for more

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Adams Town Meeting to Decide Budget, Town Adminstrator...

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Town meeting members will address a 25-article warrant at Monday's annual town meeting, including approval of a $14.7 million budget for fiscal 2019 along with a capital budget of $1 million. click for more

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Berkshires Beat: Tickets on...

The Dalton Lions Club are now... 

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Be Safe When the Temperatures...

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Biz Briefs: Tunnel City Hosts...

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Theater Review: Love Versus...

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New Wells, North All-Stars Top...

The Berkshire County Softball All-Star game was held Tuesday at the...

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New Western Mass Senior All-Star...

The second annual Western Massachusetts Senior Bowl will be held on...

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Womble Pitches Taconic into State Final

The Taconic baseball team Tuesday beat Auburn in the Division 3 state semi-finals. click for more

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Wachusett Tops Pittsfield in Battle of Unbeatens

The Wachusett softball team topped Pittsfield Tuesday in the state semi-finals. click for more

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Rose, Warren Display Playoff Power

Taconic's Cedric Rose and Wahconah's Jess Warren are this week's iBerkshires.com/Bedard Bros. Athletes of the Week. click for more

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Rose Homers Twice, Womble Dazzles as Taconic Earns...

The Taconic baseball team Saturday won the Western Mass Division 3 title. click for more

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Obituaries

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Sabrina L. Sommer, 24

ADAMS, Mass. — Sabrina Lynn Sommer, 24, left us and this world on June 16,...

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Lauraine T. Pelletier, 88

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Lauraine Theresa Pelletier, 88, formerly of Orlando Avenue, Pittsfield,...

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Darlene R. Scarpa, 54

LEE, Mass. — Darlene Rose Scarpa, 54, of Marble Street, Lee, passed away as a result of her...

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Bradley L. Klose, 48

DALTON, Mass. — Bradley L. Klose, 48, of Dalton, Mass., passed away June 8,...

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Timothy Noyes, 57

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Timothy Landry Noyes, 57, of North Adams, Mass., died suddenly on...

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Lynda J. McDarby, 75

LENOX, Mass. — Lynda J. McDarby, 75, of Lenox died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Berkshire Medical...

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Richard T. Miskinis Sr., 86

LEE, Mass. — Richard Thomas Miskinis Sr., 86, of Lee died Monday night, June 11, 2018, at...

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Evelyn Stewart, 84

LEE, Mass. — Evelyn Irene Stewart, 84, of East Center Street, Lee, died at her home on Saturday...

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Joseph J. Alibozek, 89

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Joseph John Alibozek, 89, of Adams died on Friday, June 15, 2018, at his...

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Charge of Leaving the Scene Dropped in Fatal...

Instead, David I. Sookey Jr. had not-guilty pleas entered on his...

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Two Men Arrested In Connection To Shooting In...

Two men were arrested after a shooting on Elm Street. Police say...

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Biz Briefs: Tunnel City Hosts...

The show runs until the end of June 2018 and combines bright,...

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Donna Todd Rivers Hired as...

There are agencies, companies, and organizations throughout the...

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Lanesborough Sixth-Graders Have...

The pair had sat down with Assessor Kelly Tolisano, who...

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@theMarket: Trump's $50 Billion in Chinese...

And China will respond. Chinese trade officials have already outlined...

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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: Mount Greylock Educators Want Current...

Educators from what will be a unified Mount Greylock Regional School...

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Letter: Caccaviello Clear Choice for DA

My family and I were the victims of a housebreak, so I know who I...

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Letter: Vote - For Susan

The Nov. 6 statewide election is just around the corner, and VFS has...

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Barrington Stage Names New Director of...

Provenz was the director of the Annual Fund and Special Events at...

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Hinds Named 2018 Legislative Leader by...

Arts|Learning is the hub of arts education in Massachusetts and...

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Berkshire Bank VP Named One of the Top 40 Under...

The 40 Under Forty event is an annual celebration to honor 40 young...

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Theater Review: Love Versus...

In song, dance and frequently hilarious performances, love and...

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'Ocean's 8': What's Bad for...

With these parameters for pardons of the motion picture variety long...

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Barrington Stage Names New Director of Development

Provenz was the director of the Annual Fund and Special Events at Berkshire Country Day School for the past three years, where she implemented all aspects of fundraising in support of the $3.5 million annual budget. She also helped complete a $3.2 million Capital Campaign, surpassing the $3 million... click for more

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Popular Music Scene Awakens in the Berkshires

You can look forward to this column as a tip sheet about upcoming shows. I won't review them; I will preview them, and I'll try to persuade you to attend a concert or show that is either in your musical comfort zone or that expands your musical horizons. click for more

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Musical Festival Season Appears on the Horizon

My goal, as your musical guide, will be to assist you in choosing venues to visit and performances to attend. Each week there will be "something to suit every taste," as the saying goes, but I will try, from mid-June through Labor Day, to highlight exceptional offerings that may pique your... click for more

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'Adrift': Cast Away in an Inconvenient Genre

Deeming myself the test canary that miners lower into the prohibiting depths, I emerged from "Adrift" rather impressed by its ability to render me uncomfortable and anticipatory, as well as to make me worry, at least for the length of the movie, for the well-being and destiny of its likable enough... click for more

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'Solo: A Star Wars Story': The Stuff of Heroes

At worst, it is relatively harmless, your understanding of this outer space Western not dependent on a cognizance of the jargon and minutiae of George Lucas' cultural phenomenon. Plus, former Hippies who coordinate the viewing with a flashback might enjoy the light show. click for more

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New Adams Art Gallery Opens on Park Street

Real Eyes Gallery is the culmination of a long-held vision by Riley. The storefront windows that once were filled with dining room tables and couches that his mother sold now invite passersby in to peruse an eclectic mix of media. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant

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Korean Garden Q&A

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Flavours Q&A

Flavours Q&A click for more

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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