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Williamstown Ambulance Service in Dire Straits, Seeks...

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The town's ambulance service is in critical condition, officials told the Finance Committee on Wednesday. And if Village Ambulance does not receive town support, it likely will go out of business in the next six months, according to the president of its board of directors. click for more

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Williamstown Zoning Board OKs Main Street Hotel Permits

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The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday voted 5-0 to approve special permits to allow a 95-room hotel at the former site of the Grand Union at 430 Main St. (Route 2). Petitioner Navin Shah and his development team were back at Town Hall for a continuation of the ZBA's Dec. 15 hearing on his... click for more

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United Way, Habitat For Humanity Launch Free Tax Prep...

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It's coming up on tax time, a chance to catch up on bills, build a savings, or make investments. And there are community groups just waiting to help people with the filing. The Berkshire United Way and the Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity have put together a pool of volunteers to help... click for more

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Adams Selectmen Vote to Euthanize Dangerous Dog

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The Board of Selectmen voted on Wednesday to euthanize a dog that has attacked and bitten people over the last several years. The board went back and forth on different ways to restrain resident Sandy Spring's dog, described as a pitbull mix, but after classifying the dog as a dangerous... click for more

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Lanesborough Ambulance Presents Options For Stability

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The Ambulance Squad has turned the call response around in the last three months and is looking to improve even more. The squad is ran through the Fire Department and on Tuesday fire and ambulance officials met with the Board of Selectmen to discuss long-term stability of the squad. click for more

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North Adams BMC Adds Cardiac Rehabilitation to Medical...

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The program, hosted in the new Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices of BMC on the first floor of the main building, opens on Thursday offering North County residents easier access to rehabilitation services. The announcement was made Wednesday at an open house event to show off the new suites and... click for more

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Pittsfield's Ladder Truck Has Returned To Service

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The city's front-line ladder truck is back. Tower 1, which has been in Upstate New York for the last seven weeks or so has returned to service. When the truck had gone out for a routine maintenance, heavy corrosion was found underneath and it wouldn't pass a third-party inspection. It has been... click for more

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Sports

New Yeaton Leads Drury Bowlers...

The Drury High bowling team took over first place in the county on...

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Lynehan Scores Four Goals in...

The Mount Everett hockey team beat Shepaug on Saturday.

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Hoosac Valley Girls Dominate Longmeadow

The Hoosac Valley girls basketball team Saturday earned its ninth win of the season. click for more

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Miller, Gill Lead Greylock Teams to Victory at...

The Mount Greylock boys and girls Nordic ski teams were victorious on Saturday. click for more

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Amherst Icers Shut Out Wahconah

The Wahconah hockey team dropped a 9-0 decision at home on Saturday night. click for more

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Zink Leads Wahconah Girls Past Granby

The Wahconah girls basketball team Saturday evened its record at 5-5. click for more

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Community Helps Boys & Girls...

The Boys & Girl's Club has finally replaced its 40-year-old ice...

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High School Sports Videos

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McKenna McIlquham drives the right wing for two points Saturday in the...
Shaylee Conyers puts back a rebound for Taconic in its win over Athol...
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Obituaries

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Robert J. Driscoll Sr., 84

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Robert John Driscoll Sr., 84, of North Adams died Friday, January 20,...

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Thomas D. "Thom" Fenn, 55

DALTON, Mass. — Thomas D. "Thom" Fenn, 55, of 447 High Street passed away at home on...

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Crystal D. Fitzpatrick, 35

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Crystal D. Fitzpatrick, 35, of Cheshire, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January...

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Dorothy M. Wicksman, 95

GEORGES MILLS, N.H. — Dorothy May (Sarmiento) Wicksman, 95, died Sunday, January 15, 2017, at...

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Eugene R. Robare, 83

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Eugene Robert Robare, longtime resident of Kemp Avenue in North Adams,...

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Stephanie M. Ebacher, 20

WORCESTER, Mass. — Stephanie Marie Ebacher, 20, of Worcester died Friday, January 13, 2017, at...

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Linda M. Rilla, 69

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Linda M. Rilla, 69, of Pittsfield passed away from cancer on Sunday January...

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Virginia H. Boivin, 90

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Virginia Henrietta Boivin, 90, formerly of Applewood Lane and Melbourne...

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Pasquale 'Pat' Massetti, 94

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pasquale (Pat) Massetti, 94, passed on Saturday, January 14, 2017, in...

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No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus,...

No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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North Adams Downtown Readying...

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's 135,000...

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Williamstown Zoning Board OKs...

The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday voted 5-0 to approve...

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MountainOne Unifies Branding of...

MountainOne Financial, the parent company of MountainOne Bank...

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No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus,...

No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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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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Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Chief Nursing...

Nominees for the award possess clinical expertise and scholarship in...

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Guest Column: Going to the Dogs

Years ago, cities and towns started eliminating the swimming pools...

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Letter: Condemn Trump/Bannon

I stood before this City Council in 2003 to ask the council to stand...

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Healthy pub style food, weekend entertainment, beautiful views, banquets. Pittsfield 413-448-9009

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SVMC OB/GYNs to Appear on WAMC's Medical Monday

Medical Monday is a segment of Vox Pop, WAMC's live call-in talk...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Announces Three...

"These individuals have unique skills and experiences and will make...

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Flying Cloud Institute Appoints New Executive...

Rundle will step into her new role on January 16. As planned, Jane...

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'Hidden Figures': Amounts to...

This is a civics lesson, especially important at this tremulous...

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'La La Land': On the One...

The curious idea to have Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling play the sort of...

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Adams Arts Group Win State Award

The Adams Arts Advisory Board's efforts to create an economic economy will be recognized next week at the Massachusetts Municipal Association's annual meeting. The town of Adams will be presented the Kenneth E. Pickard Municipal Innovation Award at the Hynes Convention Center. click for more

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'Fences': Scales the Dramatic Heights

Denzel Washington's phenomenally touching, multitextured performance in August Wilson's "Fences" sings a heartrending paean to every dad who struggled to make a living, raise a family and preserve his human dignity in the face of herculean obstacles. click for more

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'Why Him?': Why Waste Your Money?

In all fairness, Franco's billionaire dolt is occasionally enamoring by virtue of the innocence his lady fair assures lies just beneath his crude eccentricity. His caricature absurdity is even funny here and there. But he lacks the intriguing amiability we like to ascribe our fictional idiot... click for more

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Norman Rockwell Museum to Present Workshops for...

Students of all skill levels are welcome, and will have the opportunity to advance their work and strengthen their portfolio. click for more

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'Manchester by the Sea': Set your Movie GPS

An intermeshing of various, different periods of Lee's life, while always returning to the present, smartly serves the exposition, engagingly builds the lore, and, daring to be existential, emphasizes the entire time continuum panorama that comprises our existence. It is this overall gist mixed... click for more

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'Nocturnal Animals': Subspecies: Human

Good thing this is merely the fiction within a novel that Susan, the female lead in director Tom Ford's "Nocturnal Animals," is reading. She can put it down any time she wishes. But all the same it's mesmerizing, and because she senses the story contains eerie messages and symbolism relating to her... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant

Grazie's Italian Restaurant... 

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Flavours Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Berkshire Snapshot

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