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Mount Greylock School Committee Weighs Field...

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The committee agreed with its School Building Committee that a renovated parking lot should be kept in the project if contingency fees are available, and Greenfield architectural firm Jones-Whitsett presented options to redo the athletic fields at the school. click for more

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Annual Vigil, Walk Making Substance Abuse Recovery...

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Saturday's event highlight the path to freedom from addiction at the family friendly event with representatives from local resource groups, speakers, a walk down main street, music and activities. Northern Berkshire Community Coalition is the lead this year but Kenna Waterman's Have Hope Initiative... click for more

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Health News

Registered Nurses Notify BMC of One-Day Strike

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The Massachusetts Nurses Association delivered a 10-day notice to hospital management on Friday notifying it of the local bargaining unit's intent to hold a one-day unfair labor practice strike beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and running until 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4. click for more

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North Adams Airport to Use Vacant Doctors Building

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There are plans to move the vacant medical building next to Harriman-West Airport for use as a new administrative building. click for more

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Cheshire Sets Tax Rate at $13.06 for Fiscal 2018

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The Selectmen on Thursday set the fiscal 2018 tax rate at $13.06, which is 5.4 percent higher than last year. The single tax rate covers both residential and commercial property. click for more

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Community News

Democratic House Candidates Sound Similar Themes at...

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For the second time in three days, the four Democratic candidates for the 1st Berkshire District seat in the House of Representatives sat on the same stage to discuss the issues. click for more

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Business

North Adams Health Inspector to Step Down

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Health Inspector Valerie Bird has officially stepped down from her post to serve in a part-time capacity. click for more

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Business

The Independent Investor: Time to Check Your Insurance...

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With hurricanes to the left and right of us, maybe a review of your home owner's insurance policy makes sense. You may find out that at today's real estate values, you are underinsured. click for more

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Sports

New Lee Sweeps Mount Greylock at...

The Lee volleyball team Monday completed a season sweep of Mount...

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New McComish Scores Twice to Lift...

The Mount Greylock girls soccer team won at Mount Everett on Monday.

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New Schilling Hat Trick Leads Lenox Girls over Lee

The Lenox girls soccer team earned a 6-1 win on Monday. click for more

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New Joyner Medals as Monument Golfers Top Pittsfield

The Monument Mountain golf team defeated Pittsfield on Monday afternoon. click for more

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New Boland Leads Drury Boys to Non-League Win

The Drury boys soccer team overwhelmed Mohawk Trail on Monday. click for more

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Hoosac's Eugene, Mount Greylock's Wells Named...

A cross country runner and a high school football player are this week's iBerkshires.com/Bedard Bros. Athletes of the Week. click for more

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Area High School Golf Products...

Five alumni of area high schools represented their teams in the...

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Obituaries

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Josephine E. Janssen, 62

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Josephine Elizabeth Janssen, 62, passed away on September 20, 2017,...

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Priscilla E. Greenlaw, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Priscilla Edith (Douglas) Greenlaw, 87, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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Latham Ovens, 77

LEE, Mass. — Latham Edward Ovens, of Lee, Mass., died on September 18, 2017, after a short...

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Donald H. Lana, 84

LEE, Mass. — Dr. Donald H. Lana, 84, of Lee died September 15, 2017, at Berkshire Medical...

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John M. Burgess, 53

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — John M. Burgess, 53, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017,...

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Nancy M. Schneider, 48

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Nancy Mindlin Schneider, 48, of Shelton, Conn., wife of Jamie Schneider,...

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Bernard G. Colo, 68

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Bernard Gabriel Colo, 68, of Medway, Mass., died Sunday, September 17,...

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James E. McKeon, 51

ADAMS, Mass. — James “Uncle James” Edward McKeon, 51, of Howland Avenue, Adams,...

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Dana Burdick, 35

FLORIDA, Mass. — Dana Burdick, 35, of Florida, Mass., was shot and killed in a domestic...

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Missing Williamstown Woman Located

Wllliamstown Police are asking for help in finding Marilyn Coll, 84.

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Pittsfield Man Shot On Linden Street

A 24-year-old man was shot on Linden Street early Thursday...

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New Williams College Inn Clears...

On Thursday night, Williams College received the final...

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North Adams Health Inspector to...

Health Inspector Valerie Bird has officially stepped down from...

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New Strength And Conditioning...

Joseph Jennings used to push him in the weight room and with his...

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Missing Williamstown Woman Located

Wllliamstown Police are asking for help in finding Marilyn Coll, 84.

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The Independent Investor: Time to Check Your...

With hurricanes to the left and right of us, maybe a review of your...

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@theMarket: NK Missile Dud on Wall Street

The North Korean boy who cried wolf is alive and well, but seems to...

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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 BMCs Dental Clinic

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

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Letter: Stephanie Bosley Will Provide Fresh Ideas...

I believe she will be a tremendous advocate for our region,...

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Letter: Bullett Endorses Blackmer for State...

I believe Lisa will be a zealous advocate for the needs of the...

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Letter: Stephanie Bosley Best Person for...

I think the best person for this job is Stephanie Bosley. She has...

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Pine Cobble School Announces Assistant Head of...

Wootton joins Pine Cobble from University Prep School, an independent...

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Pittsfield Realtor Named 2017 Massachusetts...

The states Realtor of the Year is selected annually from among the...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board of...

Douglas Clark, Audrey Friedner, Ramelle Pulitzer, and Ron Walter were...

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Clark Art Celebration Honors...

The events coincide with the Clark's special exhibit "No Rules: Helen...

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'The Good Catholic': It's a...

Filmmaker Paul Shoulberg's "The Good Catholic" is a convenient,...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board of...

Douglas Clark, Audrey Friedner, Ramelle Pulitzer, and Ron Walter were elected as new trustees, starting this fall. click for more

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Citizens Continue to Protest Berkshire Museum Art...

Sharon Gregory has reviewed more than a decade of the Berkshire Museum's financials and says the situation isn't nearly as dire as the organization says. And Gregory isn't just anybody, she is someone with 40 years of financial experience. She retired as the vice president of business... click for more

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'Tulip Fever': When Speculation Was in Bloom

A fascinating backdrop for an intricate if not convoluted, seriocomic love story that could have very well been written by Nel Coward gives director Justin Chadwick's "Tulip Fever" an arthouse cachet. But while patience is a virtue, the esoteric appeal of this costumed affair set in 17th-century... click for more

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Clark Art Institute Appoints New Director for...

Saltzman is the chair of the Department of the History of Art at Bryn Mawr College and is the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chair in the Humanities. She will lead the program's international agenda of intellectual events and collaborations and will oversee the Clark's residential Fellows program, all... click for more

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Cultural Council Announces 'EBT Card to Culture'

The state's "EBT Card to Culture" will offer low-income families access to more than 100 nonprofit arts, history, and science venues across the state through free or discounted admission. click for more

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World-Class Architect Climbs Aboard Model Railroad...

For the governors and Krens, this is a bit of "unfinished business" dating back to 1988 to pump economic activity into the state's smallest city. All three had a hand in the beginnings of Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art that was hoped jumpstart an economy left in shambles by the departure... click for more

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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