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Adams Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run

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Police say 85-year-old Theresa Marby of 43 Spring St. was found lying in the middle of the road at about 9:30 a.m. and was taken to Berkshire Medical Center in North Adams, where she was pronounced dead. click for more

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WinterFest Set for Saturday in North Adams

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Due to expected warmer weather and rain this week, Sunday's activities at Windsor Lake have been cancelled for this year's event. click for more

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Snowfall Predictions: Saturday Night Snow

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But alas, a winter storm is moving into the Northeast on Saturday night, bringing with the potential of 3 to 6 inches of snow in Berkshire County, according to AccuWeather, which is putting the probability of snow at around 50 percent. click for more

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Williamstown Zoning Board Demands Verizon Go to...

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After 90 minutes of testimony in a public hearing continued from December, the ZBA voted unanimously to require the petitioner to make a formal request to the Con Comm, which has jurisdiction over the park, located across the Taconic Trail (Route 2) from site where Verizon seeks special permits to... click for more

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BRPC to Choose New Executive Director Next Week

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A search committee conducted its interviews for the three finalists for the position on Thursday and Berkshire Regional Planning Commission will pick Nathaniel Karns' successor next week. Karns is retiring from the job after 23 years. He was just the second executive director since the commission... click for more

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Adams Finance Committee Approve Warrant, Reserve Fund...

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The committee went through and approved eight warrant articles Thursday for special town meeting, many that will put the town in line with Municipal Modernization Act click for more

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Clarksburg Opens Bids for Gleason Street Culvert Repair

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Town officials on Wednesday opened six bids for repairs to a 200-foot culvert that has failed near Gleason Street. click for more

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New McCann Tech's Dowling,...

Aimee Dowling and Dylan Burke are this week's iBerkshires.com/Bedard...

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Wahconah's Field, Monument...

The Monument Mountain girls swimming team placed 11th at Saturday's...

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Taconic's Burke Wins State Wrestling Title

The Taconic wrestling team Saturday placed sixth in the state of Massachusetts. click for more

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Taconic Girls Upend Wahconah

Ashley Rufo Saturday scored 20 points to lead the Taconic girls basketball team past Wahconah. click for more

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Osorio Leads Taconic Boys Past Hoosac Valley

The Taconic boys basketball team won by 20 on Friday night. click for more

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MCLA Men Win, Women Lose on...

The MCLA men's basketball team Saturday clinched the third seed in...

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Obituaries

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Henry ‘Hank’ Kirchner, 75

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Henry A. “Hank” Kirchner, 75, of Pittsfield, Mass., passed away...

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Barbara J. Simkewicz, 72

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Barbara Jean (Ridel) Simkewicz, 72, of Pittsfield, Mass., died Wednesday...

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Carol L. (Robinson) Mallory, 69

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Carol L. (Robinson) Mallory of Great Barrington passed peacefully...

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Edward F. Carey, 82

LENOX DALE, Mass. — Edward F. Carey, 82, died Tuesday evening, February 13, 2018, at Kimball...

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Arthur H. Johnson, 72

NEW ASHFORD, Mass. — Arthur Henry Johnson, 72, of New Ashford, Mass., died Thursday, February...

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Elmer H. Kiontke, 93

ADAMS, Mass. — Elmer Herbert Kiontke, 93, of Adams, Mass., died Thursday, February 15, 2018, at...

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Harold E. Heath Sr., 93

LEE, Mass. - Harold E. Heath Sr., 93, formerly of Forest Street in Lee, died Saturday, February 10,...

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Ethan D. Spiess, 45

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mr. Ethan Donald Spiess, 45, of Pittsfield passed away suddenly on Monday,...

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Elida Naylor, 90

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Elida Smith (Buskey) Naylor, 90, of North Adams, Mass., a longtime summer...

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Adams Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run

Police say 85-year-old Theresa Marby of 43 Spring St. was found lying...

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Pittsfield Man Arrested After Leaving Scene of...

Trevor Maffuccio was charged with leaving the scene of a personal...

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North Adams Biz Panels OK...

The Redevelopment Authority approved the creation of a new lot...

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Lanesborough Releases Economic...

A town committee has completed the long-awaited economic...

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Biz Briefs: Bank of America...

Each Bank of America, Merrill Lynch or US Trust cardholder is...

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Adams Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run

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@theMarket: Markets Have Best Week in Five Years

It wouldn't surprise me if stocks took a breather about now. A bout...

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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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Guest Column: Quit Smoking to Celebrate American...

February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for...

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Letter: Still Awaiting Answers on Repainting of...

The fact of the matter is that, this citizen and others, have not...

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Letter: Looking For Fairness & Equality in Youth...

The Berkshire Blaze had been in existence previously and was...

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Berkshire Bank Hires New Wealth Adviser

Beginning her banking career in the Berkshires 26 years ago, 16 of...

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SVMC Nurse to Speak at American Association of...

Thuermer will be a co-speaker during the research session. She will...

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The Mount Welcomes the 2018 Edith Wharton...

The three finalists were selected from a pool of more than 130...

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'Peter Rabbit': Hop to It!

Judging by the alternate cheering and jeering in reflection of this...

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'I, Tonya': Class Warfare on...

In the director's superb handling of the screenwriter's...

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The Mount Welcomes the 2018 Edith Wharton...

The three finalists were selected from a pool of more than 130 applications and will be "in-residence" for two weeks in March. Their residencies will culminate with a public event, Writers in the House, free and open to the public on March 20 at 4 p.m. click for more

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Berkshire Museum, AGO Agreement Would Allow Art...

A U.S. based museum is waiting in the wings to purchase Norman Rockwell's famed "Shuffleton's Barbershop" if an agreement between the Berkshire Museum and the Attorney General's Office is approved by the Supreme Judicial Court click for more

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IS183 Art School Names Executive Director

Castaldo has a long history with IS183 Art School, beginning as an art camper not long after IS183, then Interlaken School of Art, first opened its doors in 1991. Since then, she has been involved in all facets of the organization's programming, interning as a summer teaching assistant, teaching... click for more

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Barrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Associate...

Associate artists are integral members of the BSC theater family who have made extraordinary contributions to the theater. They have helped the theater accomplish its mission, both by collaborating on top-notch work at BSC and by fostering a close relationship with the community. click for more

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New Clark Art Exhibit Draws From Philanthropist's...

Thaw donated his collection of more than 400 drawings to the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, which celebrated the gift with the September 2017 opening of "Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection," an exhibit that has drawn critical acclaim for the diversity and quality of... click for more

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'Hostiles': Requiem for the Horse Opera

This is a very studied work, contemplative, moody, often slow and then jarringly punctuated with a brutally truthful, enigmatic and almost fatalistic violence that contradicts the glorifying horse operas that came before it, and in the bargain explains the genre's dwindling popularity. click for more

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