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New Sandisfield Town Garage Burns to the Ground

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According to news reports, the five-alarm fire was reported shortly after 9 a.m. and was "fully engulfed" when firefighters from multiple companies arrived at the scene. click for more

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Dowling Presented McCann Superintendent's Award

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McCann Technical senior Aimee Dowling was presented the Superintendent's Award on Thursday in front of her family and teachers. click for more

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Enrollment Growing In Pittsfield Needle Exchange Program

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Already 31 people have enrolled in the local needle exchange program. The state Department of Health allocated grant funds earlier this year to bring a syringe exchange program to the area through Berkshire Health Systems at 510 North Street. The intent is to reduce harm to those using... click for more

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The Independent Investor: Will the Lights Go Out?

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If the government does shut down on Saturday morning, it will be the 18th such occurrence in U.S. history. In every case, the nation has survived, although at times the cost has been great. There was, for example, a 16-day shutdown back in 2013 that resulted in a $24 billion hit to economic output... click for more

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Pittsfield Remembers Pearl Harbor

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One hundred and ten minutes. That was how long the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 lasted. click for more

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Business

Carr Hardware In Quarterfinals For Small Business Of...

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Carr Hardware is the only business in Massachusetts to make it to the quarterfinals of the "Independent We Stand Small Business of the Year Award." And, if they win they plan on donating that money right back into the community. Carr Hardware says the small business organization Independent We... click for more

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Petricca Seeks to Garnish Mall's Income Over Unpaid...

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The owners of the Berkshire Mall still hasn't paid a Superior Court Judgment to Petricca Industries. And now, Petricca wants to collect what it is owed from rent the stores pay. Petricca has filed for a trustee process, which seeks to extricate the approximately $250,000 owed from store's rent... click for more

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Sports

Taconic Wrestlers Third at...

The Taconic wrestling team Saturday placed third at its...

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Hankey Starts Strong for...

The Berkshire County High School Bowling League got under way on...

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Hopkins Academy Boys Top Drury at UMass

The Drury boys basketball team Saturday dropped its season opener. click for more

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Greylock Boys Tip Off with Dominating Win at Cage

The Mount Greylock boys basketball team blew out Turners Falls on Saturday morning in Amherst. click for more

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Pittsfield Seeking Girls Lax, Track Coaches

The Pittsfield Public Schools have three coach openings for the spring season. click for more

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Mount Everett Girls Win Franklin Tech Tourney

The Mount Everett girls basketball team Friday beat Hopkins Academy. click for more

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Wahconah Cheerleaders Earn...

In addition to supporting their school's football team on a run to...

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Cole Wojtkowski sets up Brady Foehl for the basket in Mount...
Sam Dils hits a 3 for Mount Greylock Regional High School in its win...
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Obituaries

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Desmond R. Tivy, 89

LENOX, Mass. — Sleeping peacefully, Desmond Ryder Tivy, 89, left us on December 5, 2017, in...

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Barbara Albuquerque, 92

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Barbara Albuquerque, 92, of 53 Edward Avenue, Pittsfield, died Monday,...

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Elvino Dellaghelfa, 90

ADAMS, Mass. — Elvino  “Al,” “Alvin” Dellaghelfa died peacefully...

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Fred A. Windover, 79

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Fred Alvah Windover of Beacon Street, Boston, died Monday, December 4,...

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Anne R. Hyatt, 83

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Anne Rae Thomson Hyatt passed away on December 7, 2017, at her home....

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Evelyn H. Shepard, 50

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Evelyn H. (Wilson) Shepard, 50, of North Adams, died on Tuesday, December...

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Arthur D. Langlois, 94

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Arthur Desire Langlois, 94, of Williamstown, Mass., died on Tuesday,...

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Helen Maislen, 100

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Helen Shapiro Maislen, 100, of Salisbury Estates in Pittsfield, passed away...

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Ronald F. Bleezarde, 78

BEAUFORT, S.C. — Ronald Frederick Bleezarde, 78, of Beaufort, S.C., formerly of Williamstown,...

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Sandisfield Town Garage Burns to the Ground

According to news reports, the five-alarm fire was reported shortly...

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Adams Fire Snuff Out Columbia Street Fire

Fire Chief John Pansecchi said the call came in late morning and once...

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Renovation of Former Pittsfield...

In 1906 the Berkshire Railway System constructed a building on...

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Carr Hardware In Quarterfinals...

Carr Hardware is the only business in Massachusetts to make it...

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Petricca Seeks to Garnish...

The owners of the Berkshire Mall still hasn't paid a Superior...

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Sandisfield Town Garage Burns to the Ground

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@theMarket: Should Be Good Month for Stocks

The House passed a stop-gap spending bill averting a government...

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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: City Council Health Care Benefits Must...

A recent public records request revealed that although in 2010 the...

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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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Queen sets starting at $299. Solomon's Furniture. Berkshire Mall Lanesboro, MA

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Goodwill of the Berkshires Names New President...

Twiggs, a Lenox resident, had most recently served as Goodwill's...

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Two New Members Join Berkshire Community College...

The BCC Board of Trustees is composed of area residents appointed to...

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Rotary Announces 2017 Service Above Self Award...

This award exemplifies student volunteer efforts and their selfless...

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'The Man Who Invented...

Nalluri's take on the creative process amps up that dramatic...

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Children's Musical Set For...

“Angels Aware” features two dozen local children ranging in age from...

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'Justice League': Oh Superman, Where Art Thou?

While all these champions are good at demonstrating their attributed specialties, the production into which they've been plopped deters them from their primary mission: skating that fine line between fantasy and doing what it takes to earn our suspension of disbelief. click for more

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Volunteers Prep For Third Annual Children's...

The Children's Holiday Extravaganza returns for the third year on Nov. 26 with a record high number of tickets reserved. click for more

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'Murder on the Orient Express': Has You Humming...

If this is your first trip aboard Christie's legendary choo-choo, you'll doubtless appreciate the well-woven puzzler. As for seasoned travelers who kind of remember how it all goes down, the joy is in imbibing both the exquisite furnishings and the pageantry of a period when people at least dressed... click for more

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Mount Everett Fall Festival Features Bard's 'Romeo...

Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 10, both at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Consolati Performing Arts Center (TAC PAC). Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and seniors. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

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