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Adams-Cheshire Moving Away From 'Tracked Class' Model

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Superintendent Robert Putnam told the School Committee on Monday that the district has broken away from the idea of keeping classes homogeneous and now will now bring children of different capabilities together in Grades 4-7. click for more

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Berkshire County Kids Place Honors Volunteers at Annual...

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On Friday night, the country club's dining room was transformed into an "Evening in the Enchanted Forest" with woodsy decorations and twinkling lights to raise funds for the agency and honor volunteers who have helped its mission. Guests were welcomed by gala co-chairs Tim and Ana Suffish and... click for more

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Adams Allocates Funds To Fix CT Plunkett Roof

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he Finance Committee approved a $33,000 reserve fund transfer that would square off the $198,000 needed to repair the CT Plunkett boiler room roof. After the Selectmen approved the reserve fund transfer Wednesday, the Finance Committee made their vote Thursday to add $33,000 to the funds already... click for more

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Elizabeth and Arthur Larsen Honored With RSVP Volunteer...

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The annual Berkshire Athenaeum book sale doesn't just happen. There is a lot of work that goes into it. Elizabeth Sharon Larsen and Arthur Larsen are the ones who do much of that work. The two are part of the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program and are stationed at the library. click for more

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Housing Authority Anticipates Little Clean Up At Sun...

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Housing Authority Executive Director Jennifer Hohn reported that although the former Sun Cleaners property is still undergoing an environmental study, she does not anticipate an expensive cleanup. "The latest update I have is we just have two more days of drilling for the 21E," Hohn told the... click for more

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Reid Students Raise $1,500 For Red Cross Disaster Relief

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It started as a simple homework assignment. Debra Guachione's 7th-grade students at Reid were asked to write an essay answering the question, "If you could change places with anyone in the world who would it be and why?" click for more

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North Adams Receives New Ambulance

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The North Adams Ambulance Service received its new ambulance Friday. "We are very excited; we are always excited when we get new ambulances," General Manager John Meaney Jr. said. "The crew will be excited about it and they are going through all of the new training." click for more

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Berkshires Weigh In On Marijuana Regulations

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Area residents want an equal shot at the economic boon that could come with the recreational marijuana industry. That means they don't want the licensing fees and requirements to be set a such a level that only big businesses from out of state can qualify. That means local farmers should be able... click for more

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New McCann Tech Girls Fall at...

The Mohawk girls soccer team defeated McCann Tech on Tuesday.

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New Hoosac Valley, Monument...

The Hoosac Valley and Monument Mountain girls soccer teams tied, 1-1,...

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New Taconic Golfers Down Drury

Michael Kays led the Taconic golf team to victory on Tuesday. click for more

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New Mount Greylock's Ostheimer Notches 100th Win

The Mount Greylock girls soccer team defeated Taconic on Tuesday. click for more

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Johnstadt Scores, Mount Greylock Boys Clinch...

The Mount Greylock boys soccer team Monday won at Monument Mountain. click for more

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Front Line 'Steps Up' for Mounties in Win Over...

The Mount Greylock volleyball team earned a straight-set win on Monday. click for more

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Greylock Thunder Softball...

The Greylock Thunder travel softball teams will hold tryouts this...

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George ‘Bing’ Crosby, 89

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — George Arthur "Bing" Crosby, 89, of North Adams, Mass., died on...

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David ‘Zip’ Zerbato, 50

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — David Paul “Zip” Zerbato, 50, of Pittsfield passed away...

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Verne Nassif services

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Graveside services for Verne (Allen) Nassif of Williamstown, who died...

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Emma Blair service

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A memorial service for Emma Blair of Hancock, Mass., who died on...

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Louis J. DiGrigoli, 69

LEE, Mass. — Louis J. "Lou" DiGrigoli, 69, of Lee died unexpectedly Friday, October...

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Mark E. Hinman, 54

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mark E. Hinman, 54, of Pittsfield, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at...

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Genevieve B. Singer, 90

ADAMS, Mass. — Genevieve B. Singer, 90, of 8 Pinnacle Lane passed away Friday morning, October...

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Emile E. Mazur Jr., 79

SAVOY, Mass. — Emile E. Mazur Jr., 79, of 763 Main Road, Savoy, passed away Sunday evening,...

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Frances Ordyna, 91

ADAMS, Mass. — Frances Ordyna, 91, of 43 Summer St., passed away peacefully Sunday evening,...

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Pittsfield Arraigns Second Suspect in Jones...

Josaiah T. Bynum, 19, had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf for...

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Pittsfield Man Arrested For 2016 Murder

A city man was arrested Monday night for the alleged murder of James...

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Biz Briefs: Outlets Going Pink...

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Pittsfield Approves East Street...

The Zoning Board of Appeals gave the green light for BVD Solar...

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Framework Opens Its Door On...

Framework is now open. On Thursday, Mayor Linda Tyer and...

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Pittsfield Arraigns Second Suspect in Jones...

Josaiah T. Bynum, 19, had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf for...

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Pittsfield Man Arrested For 2016 Murder

A city man was arrested Monday night for the alleged murder of James...

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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: Blackmer Will Be Dedicated, Passionate...

She has worked hard and effectively on the City Council and in Boston...

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Letter: Barrett Will Help Cheshire as State...

We need leadership that will make sure that funding is made available...

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BCC Honors Academic Achievement at Convocation

Each honored student ranks in the top five percent of the college...

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Shire City Herbals Hires New Vice President of...

Allardyce will oversee the strategic direction and revenue goals of...

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Northern Berkshire United Way Fills Out Board of...

"Our board of directors consists of some of the smartest,...

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Federal Grant Awarded To...

The U.S. Department of Education is helping to strengthen ties...

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'Battle of the Sexes': We've...

While anthropologists and social historians might disagree upon the...

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Area artists rally to support the Berkshire...

Ceramic artist Stephanie Boyd, one of the event organizers, was inspired after a recent mini-fundraiser she held on Facebook shortly after the events at Charlottesville, Va. She made six mugs, posted them for $100 each with the intent of donating 100 percent to the Southern Poverty Law Center.... click for more

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St. Joe Graduate Pens Inspirational Children's...

Dan Sadlowski started on a career in health care and shadowed at Children's Hospital in Boston. He was in awe. He saw sick children fighting day in and day out. He saw them as real-life superheroes. And when his time there ended, he promised himself he'd come back and be an inspiration, a role... click for more

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Jacob's Pillow Offers Year-Round Programming...

Highlights include the launch of the Pillow Lab and the In Process Series, a series of 12 customized artist residencies open to an intimate, invited audience; year-round events consisting of convenings, social dances, Pillow Pop-Up performances and community programming; and co-presentations with... click for more

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'Brad's Status': What's It All About, Alfie?

Written and directed by Mike White, Brad's travail is entertaining in that alternately painful and bittersweet way, when divulged truths show us what's really important. Indeed, most of us are destined to crush our souls in the crucible of experience and deep introspection before arriving at those... click for more

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DownStreet Art Set for Thursday, Sept. 28

DownStreet Art is a program of MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center click for more

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'Mother!': Oh, Brother!

This is sinister stuff, intentionally as well as through the error of its haughty self-indulgence. Oh, dear reader be cautious. It starts out with intriguing eeriness ... even a bit Hitchcockian. No offense, Master. But that's just to suck you into its ugly movie Hell. click for more

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Tavern at The A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A click for more

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Korean Garden Q&A click for more

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