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Clarksburg Town Officials Offer Override Option as 'Plan...

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Town officials are floating the idea of a Proposition 2 1/2 override to stash away funds for capital projects that would include repairs to the aging elementary school. Homeowners have been struggling with sticker shock over the controversial $19 million school project. While it's generally... click for more

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Dining

Festive Holiday Market Brings Artisans, Good Food, to...

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Some 60 vendors and artisans will be showing their wares in the spacious Weave Shed at Greylock Works on Saturday. But this isn't your typical farmer's market or craft bazaar. click for more

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Adams Selectmen Say Goodbye to Mazzucco

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Tony Mazzucco attended his final Selectmen's meeting on Wednesday and was met with applause for his service to the town. The town administrator has taken the post of general manager of Norwood and is leaving to move closer to where he grew up. click for more

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North Adams City Food Collection Benefits Friendship...

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The annual drive collects nonperishable foods from the North Adams Public Schools, City Hall, Police Department, Fire Department, Spitzer Center and the library. click for more

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Mediator Helping Cheshire, Adams Officials With...

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Selectmen Chairman Robert Ciskowski told his colleagues on Tuesday that the initial "Community Paradigm Working Group" meeting between several select, finance and school officials of the two towns was productive. click for more

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Pittsfield Places Annual Christmas Tree in Park Square

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The city's Christmas tree has arrived. City workers, with help from L.P. Adams, installed the 35-foot donated tree Thursday morning. Weighing just about one ton, the tree was donated by Broadway Street residents Teena Guenther and her husband Paul Askew. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Runs Over...

The Hoosac Valley football team won its state semi-final in Westfield...

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Mount Greylock Girls Win State...

The Mount Greylock girls cross country team Saturday won the Division...

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'Proud' Wahconah Falls Just Short in State...

The Wahconah football team rallied but fell short in Saturday's state semi-final game. click for more

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Wahconah Recognized for Sportsmanship by MIAA

Wahconah Regional High School was recognized by the MIAA on Friday. click for more

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Taconic Baseball Banquet of Champions Set for Dec....

The UNICO Berkshire County Baseball Hall of Fame and the Taconic Booster Club will celebrate the Taconic baseball team's 2017 state championship at a Dec. 22 banquet. click for more

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Taconic's DeMartino Commits to Hartford for...

Taconic senior Drew DeMartino is graduating six months early to attend college and play baseball at the University of Hartford. click for more

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Boino, UMass Home Thursday in...

Several area alumni are competing with their teams in NCAA tournament...

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2017 Black Friday

Here we go! Start your... 

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Tree Lightings & Holiday Events...

Roundup of tree lightings and... 

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Holiday Festivals and Craft...

This is the season of holiday... 

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Biz Briefs: Greylock Donates...

Each visit provides not only... 

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Obituaries

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Robert J. Lynch, 76

LEE, Mass. — Robert Lynch, 76, of Lee died Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Berkshire Medical...

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Walter W. Rathbun, 79

LEE, Mass. — Walter “Ozzie” Rathbun, 79, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, November...

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Joseph K. Farrell, 61

DALTON, Mass. — Joseph K. Farrell, 61, a Dalton native, of Lake Mary, Fla., passed away on...

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Doris M. Perrault, 87

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Mrs. Doris Marguerite (Murray) Perrault, 87, of Cheshire died early Wednesday...

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Gerald E. Lawson, 82

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Gerald Edward Lawson, 82, of Adams died on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at...

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Guido Libardoni, 92

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Guido Libardoni, 92, of North Adams, Mass., died Saturday, November 18,...

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Doris M. Perrault, 87

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Mrs. Doris Marguerite (Murray) Perrault, 87, of Cheshire died early Wednesday...

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Oliver M. Rondeau Jr., 69

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Oliver Murry Rondeau Jr., 69, of Clarksburg, Mass., died on Monday,...

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Dorothy M. Quaglietti, 96

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mrs. Dorothy M. (Smith) Lavigne Quaglietti, 96, formerly of 176 Columbus...

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No One Injured in North Adams Head-On Collision

A head-on collision on Thursday closed a section of Massachusetts...

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Adams Woman Charged With Stealing Four Cars in...

Cheshire Police arrested an Adams woman Friday night who allegedly...

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New Bohemian Road Holds Grand...

Things just got a little brighter and a little groovier on Park...

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Williamstown Hardware Store...

William Aubuchon IV cut the ribbon on Aubuchon's Main Street...

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Waterstone Will Continue to...

Waterstone fully intends to move forward with a development at...

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No One Injured in North Adams Head-On Collision

A head-on collision on Thursday closed a section of Massachusetts...

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Adams Woman Charged With Stealing Four Cars in...

Cheshire Police arrested an Adams woman Friday night who allegedly...

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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: Great American Smokeout Is Nov. 16

Developed by the American Cancer Society, the Great American Smokeout...

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Letter: Alcombright Endorses Bernard for Mayor

The tasks are complex and no two days are the same. Challenges do not...

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Miss Hall's School Students Recognized in...

The designation means that Hou and Tagliaferro placed among the top 5...

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Berkshire Money Management Hires Compliance...

Bills joins an already growing team of committed advisors and will be...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Appoints One to...

Kelly works as the chief financial officer for The Boma Project, a...

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Schools

Mount Everett Fall Festival...

Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 10, both at 7...

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Court Gives Museum OK to Proceed With Art Sale

The Berkshire Museum's planned art sale will go forward. Judge John Agostini denied a request for a preliminary injunction, pausing the Sotheby's auction of some 40 pieces of artwork, starting next week and extending into March. Members of the Rockwell family, other donors, and Attorney General... click for more

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'Suburbicon': Where Seldom Is Heard a Tolerant...

Here, in a rare departure of form, though co-writing and producing, they've chosen George Clooney to direct what nonetheless bears their unique signature. While I've dubbed the crime story "Fargo Light," it's far from their best effort. click for more

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North Adams Arts Commission Reviewing Email...

Vice Chairwoman Erica Manville said there had not been much in the way of email during her time as chairman but believed that had picked up since Dixon, who was not present, had taken the leadership. The commission is only a couple years old and is only beginning to advance its mission of... click for more

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Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces...

The purpose of the BTCA and the Berkshire Theatre Awards is to promote and celebrate the quality and diversity of theater in the greater Berkshire region. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Nov. 6 on the St. Germain Stage in the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center at... click for more

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'Victoria and Abdul': The Queen and I

In this sweet, nicely filmed tale based on the actual relationship England's Queen Victoria had late in life with her Muslim Indian servant, Abdul Karim, oodles of feel-good charm temporarily anoint an egalitarian salve to a sense of fairness long abraded by social Darwinism. click for more

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'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women': La...

What immediately came to mind as the fascinating biopic unreeled, beginning with Dr. William Moulton Marston's days as a heralded psychology professor, was how many second-tier, illustrious people there are: folks who did something major, but who are now all but forgotten. click for more

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