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Guest Column: Bans on Plastic Bags Gaining Ground
By Rinaldo Del Gallo
PITTSFIELD - 06-22-2016 - Recently, there have been a series of single-use plastic bag bans. There has been a ban in Lee, a ban in Lenox, and...
'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping': Paradise Lost...
By Michael S. Goldberger
NORTH ADAMS - 06-10-2016 - "Oh fame, thy time is fleeting." Either someone once said that or I just made it up. All the same, it adequately...
'Love & Friendship': A Comedy of Manners & Manors
By Michael S. Goldberger
NORTH ADAMS - 06-02-2016 - I think it was because I was a sleepy little kid in grammar school who didn't appreciate the advantage of a good...
Letter: Pittsfield Health Department Chasing Away...
Letters to the Editor
PITTSFIELD - 05-15-2016 -
Berkshire Tibits: Israeli Holiday, Cooking Demos
By Judith Lerner
PITTSFIELD - 05-10-2016 - This Tuesday evening, May 10, from 7:30 to 10, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut,...
Letter: Support Sarah Gardner for Williamstown...
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-09-2016 - Last fall, the Select Board and the Planning Board jointly appointed Sarah Gardner to the vacant seat on the Planning...
Letter: Gardner Has Skills, Experience for Planning...
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-09-2016 - Williamstown residents are fortunate to have someone of Sarah Gardner's experience and skills willing to serve on its...
Letter: Vote Dan Caplinger for Williamstown School...
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-09-2016 - My name is Dan Caplinger, and I'm running for re-election to the Williamstown Elementary School Committee. I've served...
Letter: Water Protection and Size at Waubeeka
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-07-2016 - If one only reads previous articles about the Waubeeka proposal to build a "country inn" just south of the Five Corners...
Letter: Sarah Gardner for Planning Board
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-07-2016 -
Letter: Support Dan Caplinger for School Committee
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-07-2016 - It is vital for the School Committee to have a critical mass of "institutional memory." If Dan is not re-elected, the...
Letter: Support Hogeland for Planning Board
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-07-2016 -
Letter: Support Sarah Gardner for Planning Board
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-07-2016 - Without reservation, I support Sarah Gardner for the five-year term on the embattled Williamstown Planning...
Letter: Caplinger for Williamstown School Committee
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-07-2016 - I am pleased to endorse Dan Caplinger for the Williamstown Elementary School Committee. I had the privilege of...
Letter: Support Hogeland for Planning Board
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-06-2016 - Anne Hogeland is running for the two-year slot on the Williamstown Planning Board, and there hasn't been a more...
Letter: Anthony Birthplace Museum Supports Scenic Rail
Letters to the Editor
ADAMS - 05-06-2016 - I understand the Scenic Railway in the Berkshires is nearly complete. Only one mile needs to be laid in order to access...
Letter: Support Puddester for Planning Board
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-05-2016 - Susan would bring no agenda with her to the Planning Board other than a desire to make the best decisions on behalf of...
Letter: Gardner Saddened by Failure to Reach Waubeeka...
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-05-2016 - I was saddened that the Williamstown Planning Board, of which I am a member, could not reach consensus on the language...
Letter: Gardner Well-Qualified for Planning Board
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-04-2016 - The Williamstown Planning Board has the broadest role of any town committee, and we are fortunate this year to have a...
Letter: Milne Friends Thankful for Book Sale Support

WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-03-2016 - Eight months of planning and sorting, countless donations of quality used books and thousands of volunteer hours added...
Letter: Support Puddester & Kapiloff for Planning...
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-03-2016 - This letter is in support of Susan Puddester and Chris Kapiloff for positions on the Williamstown Planning Board. As...
Letter: Transparency Critical in Preschool Discussions
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-03-2016 - Seeing these two meetings unfold at the nearly the same time, (1 hour or so at the Planning Board, 45 minutes at School...
Letter: Support Waubeeka Compromise & Sarah Gardner
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 05-03-2016 - I plan to vote for the Waubeeka petition at our Williamstown town meeting as amendments are worked out on the...
Letter: Senate Candidate Strongly Against Pipeline
Campaign Statement
PITTSFIELD - 05-03-2016 - Why do I oppose both pipelines? For starters, they transport fracked gas. Fracked gas has wreaked havoc on the...
Letter: Answers Needed on North Adams Health...
Letters to the Editor
NORTH ADAMS - 05-03-2016 - The recent revelation that the City of North Adams has fallen behind in its responsibility to provide its citizens of...
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The first annual Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival was...
BFAIR Walk 2016
BFAIR held its fundraising Walk for Independence from the...
Urban Individual Nationals...
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Family Center Duck Derby
The Family Center of Northern Berkshire County, a program...
North Berkshire Emergency...
North County emergency responders held a mass casualty...
Pittsfield Adult Learning...
The Pittsfield Adult Learning Center graduated 40 students...
Baseball: McCann Tech vs...
Lenox Tops McCann for Western Mass Title 7-2 win at...
Tennis: Mount Greylock vs...
Mount Greylock Boys Tennis Repeats as Western Mass Champ
McCann Postsecondary...
McCann Technical School presented diplomas and pins to 27...
McCann Tech Earns Trip to...
Rob Pecor doubled in a run to start a four-run second...
Wahconah Wins Western Mass...
On Saturday, Schneider went 3-for-3 with two doubles, five...
Softball: Hoosac Valley vs...
Turners Falls softball win over Hoosac Valley 7-0 for...
Pittsfield High Graduation...
Pittsfield High School presented 204 diplomas on Sunday at...
Lenox High Graduation 2016
Lenox High School awarded 40 diplomas at graduation...
Taconic Graduation 2016
Taconic High School seniors graduated Sunday afternoon.
Drury High Graduation 2016
Drury High School graduated 92 seniors on Thursday night.
Berkshire Mountains Faerie...
The first annual Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival was...
BFAIR Walk 2016
BFAIR held its fundraising Walk for Independence from the...
Urban Individual Nationals...
The more than 200 youngster who took over Williams...
Family Center Duck Derby
The Family Center of Northern Berkshire County, a program...
North Berkshire Emergency...
North County emergency responders held a mass casualty...
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