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Pittsfield Man Fined For Illegal Asbestos Removal

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DEP has fined a city man for illegally removing asbestos from a home on Circular Avenue. The Department of Environmental Protection fined Robert Clum $27,100 for removing the material from 65 Circular Avenue in August of last year. The work, removing and disposing of asbestos pipe insulation,... click for more

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Rubber Duck Derby Raises Funds for North County Family...

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The ducks in their jaunty sea caps were a fund raiser for Family Center of Northern Berkshire County, a program of Child Care of the Berkshires, to raise funds to pay for playgroups, family support, parent education and early literacy programs. click for more

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Mass MoCA Architects Propose Redevelopment of Windsor...

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Simeon Bruner of Cambridge Development Corp., and principal of Bruner /Cott Architects, has offered $465,000 for the historic mill with the pledge to invest a minimum of $400,000 on facade and capital improvements within the next three years. click for more

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Mount Greylock 'Highpoint' of Club's Annual Convention

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More than 200 members of the Highpointers Club will be hiking, biking, driving or otherwise finding their way to the top of Mount Greylock this weekend. The annual convention of the club gathers at the highest peak in a selected state. Massachusetts was chosen as this year's location, bringing... click for more

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BMC, Nurses Return to Bargaining as Strike Hangs Over...

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In the middle of a strike authorization vote and the union filing charges against the hospital with the National Labor Relations Board, the Massachusetts Nursing Association and Berkshire Medical Center return to the bargaining table Thursday in hopes to come to an agreement on a new contract. click for more

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Cariddi's Top Legislative Aide Seeks to Fill Out Rep's...

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Kevin Towle knew that the Monday right after Gailanne Cariddi had died, she'd want her staff reporting to work. And they did. The top legislative aide for the late Cariddi pulled the staff together, hung a white board and listed every piece of legislation, local projects, and budget priorities... click for more

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Williamstown Planning Board OKs Inn Project; Zoning...

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Williams College's plans for a new Williams Inn on Spring Street cleared one regulatory hurdle on Tuesday and face another test on Thursday at Town Hall. The Planning Board on Tuesday gave its blessing to the 64-room inn, which the college hopes to have online by the spring of 2019. click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Golf Coach

McCann Tech in North Adams is looking for a varsity golf coach for...

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Puppolo Headed to JuCo...

Hoosac Valley graduate Kali Puppolo in the fall will join one of the...

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Taconic's Peaslee, Whiteley Shine in Senior...

More than 20 recently graduated high school football players from Berkshire County helped their team win the inaugural Western Mass All-Star Game on Friday night. click for more

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Lacrosse Officials Honor Mount Greylock's Hadley

The Berkshire County Lacrosse Officials Association have honored Mount Greylock senior Cam Hadley with a sportsmanship award. click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Cheerleading Coach

McCann Tech is in need of a cheerleading coach for the fall and winter seasons. click for more

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New Football Alignment Spreads Out Berkshire...

The nine Berkshire County football-playing schools will compete in four leagues, and some rivalry games are off the schedule click for more

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New Leominster Ends Pittsfield...

The Pittsfield National Little League All-Stars fell to Leominster on...

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Obituaries

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Edward M. Bailey, 81

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Edward Michael Bailey, 81, of Williamstown, Mass., died Thursday July 20,...

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Eloise H. Brown, 69

DALTON, Mass. — Eloise H. Brown, 69, of 17 Washington Street, Dalton, died Monday, July 17,...

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John H. Beckwith Sr., 80

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — John H. Beckwith Sr., "Bootsie," 80, of Great Barrington,...

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Kurt G. Kruger, 54

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Mr. Kurt G. Kruger died suddenly on Monday, July 17, 2017, while...

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Andrew S. Levine

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Andrew Seth Levine of Stockbridge, Mass., and Bonita Springs, Fla., died...

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Francis J. Zappula, 63

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Francis Joseph Zappula, 63, of North Adams, Mass., died Wednesday, July...

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Richard F. Daniels, 73

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Richard Frederick Daniels, 73, of Williamstown, Mass., died Wednesday,...

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Corinne-Margaret Johnson, 80

NEW ASHFORD, Mass. — Corinne-Margaret (Dunn) Johnson, 80, of New Ashford died on Wednesday,...

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Timothy H. Rice, 64

WINDSOR, Mass. — Mr. Timothy H. Rice, 64, of Windsor, Mass., died early Tuesday morning, July...

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Business

New Unpaid Bills Are Starting to...

The Berkshire Mall bills are piling up. The mall owner, Kohan...

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BMC, Nurses Return to...

In the middle of a strike authorization vote and the union...

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North Adams ZBA Approves...

Porches Inn was given a special permit and waivers that will...

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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: Skate Park's Sign of the Times

When this was posted on social media recently, two camps formed. One...

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Letter: Help Dad Quit Smoking for a Happy...

Are you looking for an original, meaningful, and inexpensive Father's...

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Letter: Restore children's art

Assume that part of Mass Moca's mission is to promote, preserve and...

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Adams Community Bank President Named Head of Mass...

O'Brien will serve a one-year term as chairman. He was one of nine...

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Centers for Living and Rehabilitation Welcomes...

Dr. Poole has served as a hospitalist with Southwestern Vermont...

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Pittsfield Cooperative Bank Names Chief...

DeBlieux Speed will be responsible for leading the bank's development...

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A & E

Tanglewood and Sevenars:...

Both venues present wonderful music performed at magnificent venues...

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North Adams Eagle Street...

New signage, outdoor seating, public art, and the addition of a...

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Region Hosting Variety of Classical Musical...

With programs across the region, concertgoers will have a wide range of classical music to enjoy in venues large and small: from solo piano and orchestral to opera and musical theater in concert; from chamber music to a thrilling Bach Brandenburg Concerto. click for more

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Berkshire Museum Unveils 'Reinvention Plan'

The Berkshire Museum was faced with a choice - change, move or die. For the last decade, the museum has faced a $1.1 million deficit in its budget, setting a course for failure. Director Van Shields described it as a threat to the museum's future. In response, the museum has crafted a bold $60... click for more

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North Adams Honored for 'Putting the Berkshires on...

North Adams has been selected to receive 1Berkshires' 2017 Putting the Berkshires on the Map award in recognition of the substantial contribution that the community has made to the economy of the Berkshires. This recognition will be presented at the seventh annual Celebrate the Berkshires event... click for more

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Classical Beat: Great Music Abounds at Tanglewood,...

Tanglewood, the nation's largest and most prestigious summer music presenter, officially opens its 77th classical festival season. Here's a rundown of the concerts and performers from July 5-11. As if that's not enough, don't miss out on the brilliant offerings at Taconic Music and Tannery Pond... click for more

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First Annual 'Mastheads' Writers Residency Kicks...

The Mastheads have launched. Five writers will be spending the month of July working out of small studios placed throughout the city. The studios are all inspired by 19th-century authors as part of an art, history, and architectural project headed by Tessa Kelly and Christopher Parkinson. The... click for more

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Clarks Kicks Off Summer Series July 4 With Across...

The free family outdoor concert at 6:30 on July 4 features Across the Pond, a popular Beatles tribute band, performing songs from The Beatles catalog 1963-1969, including "Let It Be," "She Loves You," "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." click for more

DINING Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

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Flavours Q&A

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